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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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Best home security system of 2021

Best home security system of 2021

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Best gas grills of 2021: Weber, Char-Broil and more
Best gas grills of 2021: Weber, Char-Broil and more

Best gas grills of 2021: Weber, Char-Broil and more

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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

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

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The best office chair of 2021
The best office chair of 2021

The best office chair of 2021

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Best smart thermostat of 2021

Best smart thermostat of 2021

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The best robot vacuum for 2021
The best robot vacuum for 2021

The best robot vacuum for 2021

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The best gaming routers for 2021
The best gaming routers for 2021

The best gaming routers for 2021

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Could small nuclear reactors be the future of energy?
Could small nuclear reactors be the future of energy?

Small nuclear reactors could be the future of energy

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The best meat delivery in 2021: Snake River Farms, Omaha Steaks, Rastelli's and more
The best meat delivery in 2021: Snake River Farms, Omaha Steaks, Rastelli's and more

The best meat delivery in 2021: Snake River Farms, Omaha Steaks, Rastelli's and more

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The best Wi-Fi routers of 2021
The best Wi-Fi routers of 2021

The best Wi-Fi routers for 2021

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5 things you need to know before installing smart light switches
5 things you need to know before installing smart light switches

5 things you need to know before installing smart light switches

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Best home security cameras of 2021
Best home security cameras of 2021

Best home security cameras of 2021

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Your smart thermostat can save you money. Here's how
Your smart thermostat can save you money. Here's how

Your smart thermostat can save you money. Here's how

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Best cordless vacuum of 2021: Tineco, Dyson, Moosoo, Shark, Samsung, LG and more
Best cordless vacuum of 2021: Tineco, Dyson, Moosoo, Shark, Samsung, LG and more

Best cordless vacuum of 2021: Tineco, Dyson, Moosoo, Shark, Samsung, LG and more

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The amazing ceiling fan trick you need to try this winter
The amazing ceiling fan trick you need to try this winter

The amazing ceiling fan trick you need to try this winter

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Amazon Echo essentials: 34 useful tips to get the most from Alexa
Amazon Echo essentials: 34 useful tips to get the most from Alexa

Amazon Echo essentials: 34 useful tips to get the most from Alexa

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A 22-piece set of Pyrex glass containers is $29 today (save $43)
A 22-piece set of Pyrex glass containers is $29 today (save $43)

A 22-piece set of Pyrex glass containers is $29 today (save $43)

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Best wireless home security cameras on the market in 2021
Best wireless home security cameras on the market in 2021

Best wireless home security cameras on the market in 2021

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California outlaws future sales of gas leaf blowers and lawn mowers. What to know about the new rule
California outlaws future sales of gas leaf blowers and lawn mowers. What to know about the new rule

California outlaws future sales of gas leaf blowers and lawn mowers. What to know about the new rule

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The best air purifier to buy in 2021
The best air purifier to buy in 2021

The best air purifier to buy in 2021

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Best fire pit to buy in 2021
Best fire pit to buy in 2021

Best fire pit to buy in 2021

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Best video doorbell cameras for 2021: Ring, Nest, Arlo and more
Best video doorbell cameras for 2021: Ring, Nest, Arlo and more

Best video doorbell cameras for 2021: Ring, Nest, Arlo and more

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Best air fryer for 2021: Ninja, Dash, Gourmia and more
Best air fryer for 2021: Ninja, Dash, Gourmia and more

Need an air fryer? Here are the best of the best

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Starlink explained: Everything you should know about Elon Musk's satellite internet venture
Starlink explained: Everything you should know about Elon Musk's satellite internet venture

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

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The 50 most useful Alexa skills for your Amazon Echo
The 50 most useful Alexa skills for your Amazon Echo

The 50 most useful Alexa skills for your Amazon Echo

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Best satellite internet providers of 2021
Best satellite internet providers of 2021

Best satellite internet providers of 2021

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The best indoor home security cameras of 2021
The best indoor home security cameras of 2021

The best indoor home security cameras of 2021

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Need a good laugh? Here's the 55 funniest things to ask Alexa
Need a good laugh? Here's the 55 funniest things to ask Alexa

Need a good laugh? Here's the 55 funniest things to ask Alexa

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Best Alexa devices to buy in 2021
Best Alexa devices to buy in 2021

The best Alexa devices of 2021

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FTC calls out internet providers for amassing user browsing data
FTC calls out internet providers for amassing user browsing data

FTC calls out internet providers for amassing user browsing data

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Best home security cameras of 2021

Best home security cameras of 2021

Whether you're looking for indoor or outdoor security cameras, these are the best devices on the market now.

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Best wireless home security cameras on the market in 2021

Best wireless home security cameras on the market in 2021

Outdoor cameras are invaluable for home security -- but wiring them can be a massive pain. We've got the solution.

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Best video doorbell cameras for 2021: Ring, Nest, Arlo and more

Best video doorbell cameras for 2021: Ring, Nest, Arlo and more

Video doorbells are evolving and getting smarter every year, so we've tested the best of the best video doorbell cameras to help you decide which is right for your home.

Best home security system for 2021

Best home security system for 2021

Home security is evolving every year and it can be overwhelming to keep up. We've got you covered with our list of the top home security systems available now.

The best indoor home security cameras of 2021

The best indoor home security cameras of 2021

Keep an eye on your kiddos while you're out, or make sure the dog isn't getting into the fridge again with a smart indoor camera.

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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.

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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.

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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 people as possible.

Best satellite internet providers of 2021

Best satellite internet providers of 2021

For many parts of rural America, satellite internet is the only way to get connected. Here are the best options available.

FTC calls out internet providers for amassing user browsing data

FTC calls out internet providers for amassing user browsing data

Six major ISPs collect far more user data than consumers realize, the FTC warns, including data that groups those consumers by race and sexual orientation.

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Amazon Echo essentials: 34 useful tips to get the most from Alexa

Amazon Echo essentials: 34 useful tips to get the most from Alexa

Don't forget about these convenient Alexa features.

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The 50 most useful Alexa skills for your Amazon Echo

The 50 most useful Alexa skills for your Amazon Echo

There are more than 70,000 Alexa skill. We've broken down the best 50 for you to try.

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DIY scratched screen repair: Magic and myths

DIY scratched screen repair: Magic and myths

Scratched your screen? Don't worry. There are a few DIY ways to make your screen look better in a snap. There are also a few tricks you should avoid.

Need a good laugh? Here's the 55 funniest things to ask Alexa

Need a good laugh? Here's the 55 funniest things to ask Alexa

Bring out Alexa's sense of humor with these fun jokes and trivia facts.

The best Alexa devices of 2021

The best Alexa devices of 2021

The Alexa landscape is vast and overwhelming, so here's a simple breakdown of the top Alexa devices to buy today.

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The best meat delivery in 2021: Snake River Farms, Omaha Steaks, Rastelli's and more

The best meat delivery in 2021: Snake River Farms, Omaha Steaks, Rastelli's and more

A delivery of choice meats is #summergoals and these easy online butchers make it a total breeze.

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Best cordless vacuum of 2021: Tineco, Dyson, Moosoo, Shark, Samsung, LG and more

Best cordless vacuum of 2021: Tineco, Dyson, Moosoo, Shark, Samsung, LG and more

To find out which cordless vacuum is the best for you we tested popular models from Tineco, Dyson, Moosoo, Shark, LG, Samsung and others.

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Best office chair of 2021

Best office chair of 2021

If your office chair is causing you pain, it might be time for an upgrade.

A 22-piece set of Pyrex glass containers is $29 today (save $43)

A 22-piece set of Pyrex glass containers is $29 today (save $43)

Sometimes you've gotta start from scratch with kitchen storage. Now is that time.

Need an air fryer? Here are the best of the best

Need an air fryer? Here are the best of the best

We tested a few popular models to find the best overall oven, best budget air fryer, small air fryer and more.

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Upgrade your yard lighting to LED the smart way. Here's how

Upgrade your yard lighting to LED the smart way. Here's how

Keep your current garden lights, but change the bulbs.

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California outlaws future sales of gas leaf blowers and lawn mowers. What to know about the new rule

California outlaws future sales of gas leaf blowers and lawn mowers. What to know about the new rule

By 2024, new gas-powered leaf blowers and lawn mowers won't be sold in California.

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Best fire pit to buy in 2021

Best fire pit to buy in 2021

We tested a group of popular fire pits from Breeo, Solo Stove, BioLite, Tiki and others. Here are the best of the best.

These are the best coolers you can buy

These are the best coolers you can buy

If you want frosty drinks on hand for outdoor gatherings this summer, you'll need a reliable cooler to hold the cold. Here are our top picks.

How to use your leaf blower each season of the year

How to use your leaf blower each season of the year

Leaf blowers are for more than clearing leaves this fall season. Here's how to use your blower all year round.

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Winter home prep: How to use and maintain your humidifier

Winter home prep: How to use and maintain your humidifier

Cold weather brings dry air. Here's how a humidifier can help.

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Your smart thermostat can save you money. Here's how

Your smart thermostat can save you money. Here's how

Smart thermostats are most than just convenient. They help you use less energy and save you money over time.

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5 signs you need a new furnace

5 signs you need a new furnace

Is it time for a new furnace, or can yours hang on a little longer?

Small nuclear reactors could be the future of energy

Small nuclear reactors could be the future of energy

Small modular reactors could make nuclear power much more common. NuScale Power is the first company to have its SMR design approved by the US government.

5 things you need to know before installing smart light switches

5 things you need to know before installing smart light switches

Smart lighting is a great place to start when building your smart home. But you should know these four things before purchasing smart switches.

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