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HomePod: Apple's smart speaker has plenty of room to grow

HomePod needs to deepen its focus on the areas that it’s already in. Dan Moren explains.

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Nest Cam IQ review: Lots of exciting features, but the price tag triggers less-desirable emotions

The latest security camera from Nest Labs is super powerful (and super expensive).

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Reolink RLC-422W home security camera review: Affordable, nearly vandal-proof outdoor security

With crystal clear video, 100-feet of night vision, and customizable motion alerts, this dome-style camera delivers peace of mind at a wallet-friendly price.

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Amazon has dropped $50 off the Ring Video Doorbell Pro

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is $199 today on Amazon.

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Double or nothing: Certain standards only get applied to Apple

For some weird reason the home speaker market is the only thing that matters.

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First Look: Unboxing the Apple HomePod

We have Apple's new smart speaker. Watch the video to see us unbox it and set it up. Plus, we answer questions from the viewing audience.

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6 things to do to prepare for the Apple HomePod

If a new HomePod is on your way to your home today, here are six things you need to do before it arrives.

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Best smart speakers: Which delivers the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you.

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August Doorbell Cam Pro 2 review: This is a good-looking video doorbell

This doorbell camera provides a sharp, clear picture of what's happening on your doorstep.

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66 Audio Pro Voice wireless headphones review: Alexa moves out of the smart home

Wearing these on-ear cans is like strapping a pair of Echos to your head.

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Canary View review: This budget-friendly Canary companion also makes a great standalone camera

With the best features of the original Canary, the View is a solid security option with or without an All-In-One.

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Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

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Hive View review: Attractive design, average features

This security camera's singular "grab-and-go" design stands out, but its feature set is too basic for serious DIYers.

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ConnectSense Smart Outlet review: A solid smart plug for the HomeKit set

The ConnectSense Smart Outlet for HomeKit stands out from the pack in looks and features.

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Is CES a trouble spot for Apple?

Is CES buzz a barometer for the health of Apple’s ecosystem? Sort of. Some of the buzz is just noise, and easily ignored. But not all of it.