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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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Wyze Home Monitoring kit review: The best budget security system

Wyze Home Monitoring kit review: The best budget security system

Wyze is at it again.

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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

Keep your house safe with these systems and services.

ADT vs. Vivint: Which professional home security system is better?

ADT vs. Vivint: Which professional home security system is better?

You'd think it would come down to an old dog versus new tricks and, well, you wouldn't be entirely wrong about that.

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.

Home Internet

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The digital divide has left millions of schoolkids behind

The digital divide has left millions of schoolkids behind

US schools are going back to in-person learning as COVID ebbs, but the so-called homework gap will persist.

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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

Starting May 12, eligible Americans can take advantage of a new government subsidy designed to offset the cost of getting connected at home.

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T-Mobile's $60 Home Internet service: The Cheapskate review

T-Mobile's $60 Home Internet service: The Cheapskate review

I ditched Comcast in favor of this affordable, 5G-powered alternative. Was it the right decision?

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 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.

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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.

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Have an old Samsung Galaxy phone? Here's how to turn it into a smart home device

Have an old Samsung Galaxy phone? Here's how to turn it into a smart home device

The company's Upcycling at Home program, which encourages people to convert their old phones rather than selling or trading them in, is now in beta.

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.

ADT vs. Vivint: Which professional home security system is better?

ADT vs. Vivint: Which professional home security system is better?

You'd think it would come down to an old dog versus new tricks and, well, you wouldn't be entirely wrong about that.

Kitchen & Household

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This All-Clad French skillet is down to $40 (the lowest price we've seen)

This All-Clad French skillet is down to $40 (the lowest price we've seen)

This is as low as you'll ever see the high-end fry pan go.

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The best flower delivery services for Mother's Day in 2021

The best flower delivery services for Mother's Day in 2021

Show your love for Mom with these fresh flower bouquets and arrangements from around the web.

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The best office chairs priced $100 or less

The best office chairs priced $100 or less

I sat down on the job of testing affordable chairs (and coming up with a decent joke about it).

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.

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.

Yard & Outdoors

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Swim away with this underwater scooter for just $284

Swim away with this underwater scooter for just $284

This 6-pound gadget adds a new dimension to scuba, snorkeling and pool play, and it fits in your carry-on bag.

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Win Father's Day with a fancy OtterBox backpack cooler at 55% off

Win Father's Day with a fancy OtterBox backpack cooler at 55% off

Bag the 30-quart Trooper for just $130 while it's still in stock.

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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.

Paving stones: Why and how to use them

Paving stones: Why and how to use them

Here's how to use pavers to spruce up your home's outdoor areas.

I ditched my gas grill for a wood pellet grill, and this is what happened

I ditched my gas grill for a wood pellet grill, and this is what happened

Thinking about buying a wood-fired smart grill with Wi-Fi? Here are some things to consider based on my experience switching from a gas grill.

Energy & Utilities

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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.

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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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The best LED floodlight in 2021

The best LED floodlight in 2021

Today's BR30 LED floodlight bulbs are better and more affordable than ever before. Here are the best ones.

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.

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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