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5 ways to know you're buying an energy-efficient house

5 ways to know you're buying an energy-efficient house

Save the Earth and save money with these home features.

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Best grills of 2021

Best grills of 2021

Turn up the heat! Your sizzling steak nights just got a lot tastier, thanks to these top-rated grills.

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Nuke your Alexa smart home to get rid of 'ghost' devices

Nuke your Alexa smart home to get rid of 'ghost' devices

Renaming a bunch of your smart home devices without updating Alexa will make a mess of things, but you can use this trick to update them all at once.

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Home Security

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Best home security cameras of 2021

Best home security cameras of 2021

Here are our favorite security cameras of the year.

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Best home security system of 2021

Best home security system of 2021

Whether you're looking to spend fifty bucks or five thousand, these are the best home security systems for your needs.

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Best smart locks of 2021: August, Yale, Schlage and more

Best smart locks of 2021: August, Yale, Schlage and more

Ready to ditch your keys? These smart locks make it easy to bring your door online and manage it from anywhere.

Best video doorbell cameras for 2021

Best video doorbell cameras for 2021

If you want a smart doorbell to monitor deliveries or for answering the door while you're away, these are the best options.

Best battery-powered home security cameras for 2021

Best battery-powered home security cameras for 2021

Find a great security camera that runs on batteries.

Home Internet

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Need help paying your internet bill? The FCC is offering a $50 discount

Need help paying your internet bill? The FCC is offering a $50 discount

Americans who qualify can now take advantage of a new government subsidy designed to offset the cost of getting connected at home.

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FCC's $50 broadband subsidy program starts today

FCC's $50 broadband subsidy program starts today

The FCC and Department of Education want to make sure that families in need with K-12 and college students apply.

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Best mesh routers for 2021: Asus, Orbi, Eero, Google Nest and more

Best mesh routers for 2021: Asus, Orbi, Eero, Google Nest and more

A good mesh router will spread fast, reliable internet speeds throughout your entire home -- and these are the best we've tested.

The best Wi-Fi routers for 2021

The best Wi-Fi routers for 2021

Your Wi-Fi router is the unsung hero holding your smart home together. From mesh to gaming to Wi-Fi 6, these are the best we've tested.

What is Starlink? Elon Musk's satellite internet venture explained

What is Starlink? Elon Musk's satellite internet venture explained

The billionaire SpaceX CEO is launching satellites into orbit and promising to deliver high-speed broadband internet to as many users as possible.

Smart Home

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Amazon, Google, Apple back alliance to certify Matter smart home devices

Amazon, Google, Apple back alliance to certify Matter smart home devices

Smart lightbulbs, door locks, thermostats and other devices should get along better once they're certified to work with a new network cooperation standard starting in 2021.

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Today's top deals: $12 smart plug 4-pack, $56 gaming desk, $80 robot vac and more

Today's top deals: $12 smart plug 4-pack, $56 gaming desk, $80 robot vac and more

Also on tap: The ultimate Belgian-waffle maker for $40 (save $30).

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Amazon Sidewalk will create entire smart neighborhoods. Here's what you should know

Amazon Sidewalk will create entire smart neighborhoods. Here's what you should know

Launching June 8 on Echo speakers, Ring products, Tile trackers and more, Amazon's low-bandwidth internet-of-things network lets your smart home stretch beyond Wi-Fi range.

Amazon Mother's Day sale: 2021 lows on Echo, Kindle, Fire tablets and more

Amazon Mother's Day sale: 2021 lows on Echo, Kindle, Fire tablets and more

We may be celebrating Mom, but at Amazon it's beginning to look a lot like Prime Day.

Amazon Sidewalk launches June 8 with support for Tile trackers

Amazon Sidewalk launches June 8 with support for Tile trackers

Starting next month, select Echo speakers and Ring gadgets will be able to connect with devices outside of the home -- including other people's devices.

Kitchen & Household

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Best food subscriptions for Mother's Day 2021

Best food subscriptions for Mother's Day 2021

Mother's Day is one week away. Don't panic: these food and drink clubs will keep her smiling, month after month.

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Best cordless vacuum for 2021: Bissell, Hoover, Moosoo, Shark, Dyson and more

Best cordless vacuum for 2021: Bissell, Hoover, Moosoo, Shark, Dyson and more

To find out which are our favorites, we tested many worthy cordless vacuum models from Moosoo, Hoover, Shark, Dyson, Bissell and others.

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3 household essentials I'm buying today, all priced $14 or less

3 household essentials I'm buying today, all priced $14 or less

The ultimate popcorn popper, a feature-packed electric toothbrush and a reinvented cooking spoon.

The best standing desk for 2021

The best standing desk for 2021

Sit or stand. The choice is yours.

Get the Neabot self-emptying robot vacuum for $365, an all-time low price

Get the Neabot self-emptying robot vacuum for $365, an all-time low price

This robot vacuum doesn't just take out its own trash, it also has lidar for mapping its route and lets you create no-go zones and named rooms.

Yard & Outdoors

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So your dog ate a cicada: What to know about Brood X and pet safety

So your dog ate a cicada: What to know about Brood X and pet safety

Trillions of cicadas are coming. Are your pets safe?

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Lawn care 101: How to keep your lawn healthy and beautiful

Lawn care 101: How to keep your lawn healthy and beautiful

Here's what you need to know to keep your lawn looking great all year round.

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Wearable bug pod protects you from Brood X cicadas and your dignity

Wearable bug pod protects you from Brood X cicadas and your dignity

Hey all you insects, neener-neener.

The cicadas are coming: How to prep your lawn, trees and yard for Brood X

The cicadas are coming: How to prep your lawn, trees and yard for Brood X

While there are some benefits to keeping cicadas around, we'll give you some tips for securing your young trees.

These are the best coolers you can buy

These are the best coolers you can buy

Spring is here and summer is coming -- and if you want frosty drinks on hand for outdoor gatherings, you'll need a reliable cooler to hold the cold. Here are our top picks.

Energy & Utilities

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Beat the heat with this $125 portable evaporative air conditioner

Beat the heat with this $125 portable evaporative air conditioner

Costway's evaporative AC is cheaper and requires less maintenance than a compressor air conditioner.

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5 signs you need a dehumidifier

5 signs you need a dehumidifier

From foggy windows to funky smells, here are five signs you need a dehumidifier.

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Light up your bedroom or office with this surprisingly smart lamp that's only $30

Light up your bedroom or office with this surprisingly smart lamp that's only $30

This eye-friendly gooseneck lamp has a dimmer, color temperature control and night-light. You can snag it now for $30 with the promo code.

How to clean a portable dehumidifier

How to clean a portable dehumidifier

Dehumidifiers can get gross fast. Follow these easy steps to keep yours free of mold.

How to prepare for hurricane season

How to prepare for hurricane season

Learn how to plan ahead for the stormiest time of year.

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