Martyn WilliamsSenior Correspondent, TechHive

Martyn Williams covers technology news in text and video for PC World, Macworld and TechHive and is based in San Francisco. He previously worked for IDG News Service as a correspondent in San Francisco and Tokyo and has reported on technology news from across Asia and Europe.

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Netgear Orbi Voice is a hybrid mesh Wi-Fi access point and Alexa-powered smart speaker

Harman Kardon collarborated with Netgear to design the speaker portion of the new Orbi satellite, which was announced today at IFA in Berlin.

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Ring Video Doorbell Pro review: For some, its performance will justify its higher price tag

It's more expensive than its battery-powered stablemates, and it requires electrical wiring, but it produces fewer false alerts.

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Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker will combine Bixby with SmartThings

Samsung says its Galaxy Home smart speaker will deliver high-quality audio with an integrated smart home hub.

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Alexa Cast: What it is and how to use it

Alexa Cast is a new feature on Amazon products for streaming and control of media content. Similar to Google's Chromecast and Apple's AirPlay, it allows users to transfer the playback of media from a phone to a compatible device.

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Netgear is planning an Arlo doorbell

Netgear is expanding its Arlo home security range with a doorbell—a move that positions Arlo more aggressively against competitors such as Nest and Ring.

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Wisenet SmartCam D1 video doorbell review: Great video quality, but its facial-recognition feature is a joke

The Wisenet Smartcam D1 video doorbell delivers one of the best pictures we've seen, but it's not without its faults.

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Arbor Instant Video Doorbell review: There are some great features here, but it needs work

The Arbor Instant Video Doorbell is a welcome addition to the battery-powered video doorbell market, but focus on its performance and not the company's inflated claims.

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Ring Spotlight Cam vs. Ring Floodlight Cam: What's the difference?

Ring sells five outdoor security cameras. Here's how to choose the best one for you.

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What’s the difference between Ring’s Video Doorbell and Video Doorbell 2?

Ring's first-generation video doorbell is now half the price of its second-generation model, thanks to a recent price cut. So which one should you choose?

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Next-gen TV to usher in viewer tracking and personalized ads along with 4K broadcasts

The new US digital TV standard includes closer tracking of viewing habits and could be a privacy nightmare

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Ring slashes the price of its video doorbell to $100

Amazon has completed its acquisition of Ring and immediately cut the price of its popular video doorbell

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Nest Hello review: This is a great video doorbell

Nest Hello is one of the best video doorbells we've tested, boasting great image quality and integration with Google's smart home.

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How to watch the Olympics in 4K HDR

If you have the right hardware and pay TV subscription, you can catch some of the action from the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in 4K and HDR (high dynamic range).

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How to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang without cable

Ditching cable doesn't mean you'll miss all the Olympics action. Here's how to watch every moment of action for free or through a streaming service.

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How to watch the Super Bowl without cable

Options abound for checking out all the championship action on whatever screen you choose.

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