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Best smart thermostats

Best smart thermostat: Reviews and buying advice

There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.

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Urbanears Baggen and Stammen wireless speakers review: A multi-room audio system with old-school Hi-Fi charm

Bug-squashing firmware updates have improved this system, but it’s still not best in class.

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Requiem for the AirPort base station: A testament to everything Apple was and isn’t anymore

Apple has announced that it is killing its AirPort routers, ending a line of visionary products that stretch back all the way to the original iBook.

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Wi-Fi gets quicker with 802.11ax, but buying early might offer few advantages

The latest Wi-Fi standard makes home networks faster, especially for video streaming.

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LIFX Beam review: Six feet of decorative lighting that ties into your smart home

This smart lighting kit will give your walls some dynamic visual flair.

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LIFX Mini smart bulb series review: Not quite as bright, but smaller and cheaper than the LIFX A19

We like the color-tunable bulb best, but all three are good values.

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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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Can an iPhone's Personal Hotspot feature connect to a Wi-Fi network?

A reader has wonky Wi-Fi in their laptop, and finds Personal Hotspot isn’t helping, either.

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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review: Nest's upgraded outdoor security camera is a winner

Nest follows the blueprint of the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera with its second outdoor model.

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Wemo now works with HomeKit

A new bridge now allows the world of Wemo WiFi smart home devices to connect to Apple HomeKit.

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The latest Wi-Fi mesh router comes from... First Alert?

Showgoers were doing double takes when they saw the smoke-alarm manufacturer exhibiting routers—and smart speakers—at its booth at CES.

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Netgear's Orbi Outdoor Satellite extends your Orbi home network to the yard

The Orbi Outdoor Satellite extends the range of your home (or business) network by another 2,500 square feet for better Netflix streaming by the trampoline.

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Can you free yourself from captive.apple.com?

There's only one way to avoid the captive.apple.com portal page that appears when you connect to a public Wi-Fi hotspot.

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Remo+ Doorcam review: This wireless security camera hangs on your front door

This easy-to-install alternative to a doorbell cam alerts you to visitors and lets you talk with them even when you're not at home.

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Bosch BCC100

Bosch Connected Control BCC100 Wi-Fi thermostat review: Pretty to look at, easy to program

It’s not as slick as some of its competitors, but it can control the humidifiers and dehumidifiers others don’t.

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