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The Google Nest Cam (battery) mounted to a wall.

The best outdoor security cameras of 2023

Keep your home secure and always be in the know about who and what is on your property by installing one of the best smart outdoor security cameras for 2023.
Lockly Vision Smart lock installed on door next to phone showing camera view.

The best smart locks for 2023

The Yale Assure Lock 2 installed on the outside of a door.

How to improve Yale Assure Lock 2 battery life

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Best electric toothbrush deals: Save on Colgate, Quip and Oral-B

The Ring Battery Doorbell Plus installed outside a front door.

How to improve Ring video doorbell battery life

A person pressing the Arlo Video Doorbell.

The best video doorbells for 2023

The Shark IQ Robot Self-Empty XL robot vacuum emptying its contents.

This Shark self-emptying robot vacuum is discounted from $549 to $300

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Best Online Glasses Deals: Save on Glasses USA, Frames Direct, more

A robot vacuum by Eufy that offers home mapping and 2,000 Pa suction.

The best robot vacuums for 2023

Person installing Ring video doorbell

How to fix a Ring doorbell that won’t chime

Dyson Corrale

Killer deal saves you $200 on Dyson’s Corrale hair straightener

Ring Video Doorbell 4

How to set up Ring motion zones

Arlo Pro 3 Flood Light on white house

Best smart outdoor floodlights

Get the best lighting for your yard with these smart outdoor floodlights.
The Ring Video Doorbell 3 installed near a door.

How to turn off Ring notifications

If you want to turn off Ring notifications, there are a few different options for you to consider. Here's a look at all the ways to modify your Ring alerts.
Photos on a Nest Hub Max.

Best Buy just slashed $60 off the Google Nest Hub Max smart display

The Google Nest Hub Max, powered by Google Assistant and featuring a 10-inch HD touchscreen, is currently on sale from Best Buy for $170 after a $60 discount.
A stack of ten-dollar bills.

6 smart home devices that can save you hundreds per year

A smart home isn't only convenient, it can also save you money in the long run with energy efficiency improvements.
The Insignia washer and dryer bundle against a white background.

This top-rated washer and dryer bundle is discounted to $825

You can save big and still land a highly-rated Insignia washer and dryer with this bundle deal at Best Buy.
A blue Google Nest Mini mounted on blue/gray wall.

How to broadcast voice messages with Google Nest

Google lets you broadcast audio messages across all your Google Nest smart speakers and displays. Here's how to use the cool feature.
Dyson V15 Detect

Dyson’s best cordless vacuum is $50 off at Best Buy

The Dyson V15 cordless vacuum is one of the best around for keeping your home clean. It's on sale now at Best Buy.
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Small enough for a dorm room: This Shark air purifier is $80 off

Add this Shark air purifier to your home or office for just $150 with this deal at Best Buy.
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Save $40 on this Philips Hue Starter Kit with 3 color smart bulbs

The Philips Hue A19 Smart LED Starter Kit, which includes three white and color smart bulbs, is on sale from Best Buy at $30 off, lowering its price to $130.
Anker Eufy 25C Robot Vacuum placed on a carpet while lit up.

This popular robot vacuum is discounted from $250 to $129

The Anker Eufy 25C robot vacuum is a great budget range robot vacuum. It's even more affordable while it's on sale at Walmart.
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This top-rated cordless vacuum is under $100 at Walmart right now

Land one of the best vacuum deals and a top-rated vacuum at Walmart today with the Moosoo 4-in-1 cordless stick vacuum.
Man running on a ProForm Carbon T7 Treadmill.

This treadmill with interactive personal training is $200 off at Best Buy

Looking for an affordable smart treadmill? ProForm has a great model on sale at Best Buy right now to help motivate you.
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This 12 pack of rechargeable AA batteries is 57% off at Woot!

The 12-pack of the Amazon Basics rechargeable AA batteries are 57% off on Amazon's Woot -- it's highly recommended to buy them while they're going for just $13.
Dorm room appliances in a bedroom.

The best smart home tech for your dorm

School life is easier with technology! From digital assistants to smart plugs, these products are must-adds to any dorm room or student apartment.
28 cu. ft. Samsung 3-Door French Door Refrigerator with Family Hub in a kitchen with dark gray cabinets and a wooden floor

Big discounts just landed on Samsung’s smart refrigerator line

Right now you can grab a huge discount on a Samsung smart refrigerator, as this sale offers savings as high as $2,200.
Govee Smart Outdoor String Lights set up on patio trellis at night.

Best smart patio lights under $100

Looking to spruce up your patio with lights you can control from your phone? Our picks for budget-friendly patio smart lights won't break the bank.
The US Cyber Trust Mark logo on an off-white background.

U.S. government to launch a new cybersecurity program for smart home devices in 2024

The U.S. Cyber Trust Mark program is intended to make it easier for consumers to find smart home devices that are safe and less vulnerable to attacks.
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How to save a video to Google Home

Google Home makes it easy to save videos captured by your doorbell or security cameras. Here's how to download the footage to your smartphone.
The Echo Dot with Clock sits on a table.

How to sync your Alexa devices

Syncing up Alexa devices like Echos is a great way to play multi-room music and much more. If you have more than one Alexa speaker, here's how to pair them.
A gray Google Nest Mini sitting on a kitchen counter top.

How to create a room in Google Home

Creating rooms with Google Home is an easy way to organize all your smart home gadgets. Here's how it's done, along with tips on renaming or deleting rooms.
The Ring Indoor Cam mounted on a wall.

Ring Indoor Cam vs. Blink Mini Pan-Tilt Camera: which is the better indoor camera?

The Ring Indoor Cam and Blink Mini Pan-Tilt Camera are both affordable indoor cameras, but which is a better fit for your smart home? Here's what to know.
The Govee Smart Air Quality Monitor sitting on a wooden stand.

Is an air quality monitor worth adding to your home?

Although they won't purify your home, indoor air quality monitors do an excellent job of tracking airborne particulates. But are they worth purchasing?

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