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Monoprice Stitch is coming to the smart home

Monoprice, known for no-nonsense, low-cost tech has begun rolling out a smart home product range.

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Netgear's Arlo has new security lights

Netgear is launching a battery-powered security light for its Arlo home security camera system. We got an early look.

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How to change Google Assistant's voice

Google now gives you 8 different voices for Assistant, so mix it up a bit!

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New voices, intelligence coming to Google Assistant

At Google's annual developer conference on May 8, the company showed off new features coming to Google Assistant. They include new voices and support for more complex commands.

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Maximus Camera Floodlight vs. Ring Floodlight Cam

We compare two of the best outdoor home security cameras you can buy today.

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Ring Spotlight vs Floodlight Cam

Here's the difference between the cameras

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Nest Secure review

Nest Secure is a smart home security system from Nest. It has some clever door sensors and is easy to use.

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How to link Nest Secure to Google Assistant

Connecting your security system to Google enables voice control.

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Ring Video Doorbell: What makes the 2nd-generation different from the first?

Double the money brings much better image quality.

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Ring Floodlight Cam review

The Ring Floodlight Cam delivers a good picture and has bright 1800 lumen LED lights. Take a look at how it performed in our test.

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Nest Hello video doorbell review

Nest Hello is the first video doorbell from the Google brand and a great product with sharp images and easy to use software.

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Maximus Camera Floodlight outdoor security camera review

The Maximus Camera Floodlight is a smart replacement for a traditional security light.

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Netatmo Presence outdoor security camera review

Netatmo Presence outdoor security camera review

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Tech Talk: Apple's home speaker, HomePod, arrives

It's about the sound, not the smart. Apple's new home speaker, HomePod, integrates its Apple Music subscription by voice. It carries a hefty price tag of $349.99. The panelists call the move late and half-baked.

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Pico Model C review

The Pico Model C makes beer brewing incredibly easy, controlling temperatures and timings, and using pre-filled ingredient packs. It's like a Keurig coffee maker for home brewing—but what exactly do you give up?

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Black Friday deals: Best smart-home discounts

Upgrade your home with these deals on speakers, thermostats, light bulbs, security cameras, and more.

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Mingis on Tech: Coding new skills for Alexa

Alexa is the helpful voice in the Echo and Echo Dot that comes with a wide range of skills already available. But with a little coding, it can be made to do much more. IDG's Sharon Machlis explains.

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11% off August Smart Lock Pro With Connect Bundle - Deal Alert

Lock and unlock your door, control keyless access, and keep track of who comes and goes, all from your phone.

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67% off ThermoPro TP03A Digital Food Cooking Thermometer Instant Read Meat Thermometer - Deal Alert

The ThermoPro TP03A is an effective solution to achieve the most accurate temperature in a matter of seconds.

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53% off InnoGear LED Solar Motion Sensor Outdoor Security Light, 4-Pack - Deal Alert

Provide more powerful illumination for a wider area in your yard, garage, driveway, patio, deck, or anywhere the sun shines. Motion sensing and waterproof. This deal is for a pack of 4.

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