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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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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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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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25% off Dyson V6 Motor Head Cord-free Vacuum - Deal Alert

The powerful, portable and wire-free Dyson V6 Motorhead vacuum is currently discounted by a generous $100 on Amazon, where it averages 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 1,000 reviewers.

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Get 4 Philips Hue White A19 60W Dimmable LED Smart Bulbs for just $50 - Deal Alert

Amazon's deal on the 4-pack of bulbs put them at just $12.49 a piece right now. A huge savings over the typical list price.

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Pre-Order the New Echo, Echo Plus, or Fire TV Here - Deal Alert

Amazon has launched all new Echo devices, as well as an all new Fire TV. They don't ship Until 10/31 but if you order now, you'll have it on your doorstep the day it's released.

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48% off Sycees Plug-in LED Night Light with Dusk to Dawn Sensor, 6-Pack - Deal Alert

These night lights turn themselves on & off from dusk to dawn, have offset prongs that won't block your second outlet, and feature low-energy, long lasting LED bulbs. A pack of 6 is currently discounted 48%.

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Save A Whopping $100 on Amazon Echo Right Now By Going Refurbished - Deal Alert

You can pick up Amazon Echo for far below list price, if you're comfortable buying refurbished. Which you can be, since Certified Refurbished products are tested and certified to look and work like new, and come with warranties.

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