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Apple HomePod mini touch controls

How to set up a HomePod mini

Apple's new HomePod mini is a great personal smart speaker, but setting it up takes the right steps. Here's everything you need to do to get it up and running.
The Anker eufy 25C robot vacuum makes light work of a floor covered in crumbs.

This popular robot vacuum is $129 at Walmart, and it’s selling fast

The GE Lighting Smart Hexagon Panels installed in a game room.

GE Lighting launches Smart Hexagon Panels with support for Alexa and Google Home

Ring Floodlight Camera placed on a wall outside.

Secure your home with Ring Floodlight Cam Plus and save $80

A person unlocking the Aqara U100 smart lock with their phone.

The best Apple HomeKit devices for 2023

The Ring Battery Doorbell Plus installed outside a front door.

Nest Doorbell vs. Ring Battery Doorbell Plus: which is the better video doorbell?

The Ring Video Doorbell in Satin Nickel, installed beside a doorway.

Best Buy just slashed the price of the Ring Video Doorbell to $55

The Blink Outdoor security camera, wet from the rain.

Buy 3 Blink Outdoor security cameras and save $145 at Best Buy

The bObsweep PetHair Slam robot vacuum cleans the floor while a nearby dog looks at its food.

Built for pet hair: This robot vacuum was $900 but is now $220

A Wemo Indoor smart plug on a table.

The best smart plugs of 2023: What is a smart plug, and which do I need?

A person rings a Google Nest Doorbell.

Do video doorbells work in extreme heat?

Arlo Pro 4 Spotlight Camera

Best security camera deals: Get a single camera for $30 and more

Someone using the Bella Pro Series 8-Cup Pour Over Coffee Maker.

Usually $150, this pour-over coffee maker can be yours for $40

If you're looking for a large-capacity coffee maker with some great features, this Bella Pro Series costs just $40.
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

A good smart lock should have a combination of security, aesthetics, and convenience. We share our favorite smart locks for 2023 and what we love about them.
The Yale Assure Lock 2 installed on the outside of a door.

How to improve Yale Assure Lock 2 battery life

Looking to improve your Yale Assure Lock 2's battery life? Here's a look at what you can do, from modifying your strikeplate to improving your Wi-Fi connection.
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Best electric toothbrush deals: Save on Colgate, Quip and Oral-B

We've picked out all the best electric toothbrush deals available right now with something for every budget and need listed.
The Ring Battery Doorbell Plus installed outside a front door.

How to improve Ring video doorbell battery life

Looking to get a bit more juice out of your Ring video doorbell before recharging its battery? Here's how to improve battery life in just a few minutes.
A person pressing the Arlo Video Doorbell.

The best video doorbells for 2023

Keep a watch on your front porch with the best video doorbells for 2023. These products feature smart cameras, so you can check the door from anywhere.
The Shark IQ Robot Self-Empty XL robot vacuum emptying its contents.

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

The Shark AV1002AE robot vacuum with a self-emptying base will make it very easy to keep your floors clean. It's currently on sale from Amazon for just $300.
GlassesUSA frames close up with multiple styles.

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

Eyewear is expensive, so if you're looking for the best online glasses deals to save some money, look no further than this guide.
A robot vacuum by Eufy that offers home mapping and 2,000 Pa suction.

The best robot vacuums for 2023

Robot vacuums are a convenient way to clean your home, free your hands, and minimize the weekly chore list. Here are the best robot vacuums of 2023.
Person installing Ring video doorbell

How to fix a Ring doorbell that won’t chime

If your Ring video doorbell won't chime, there are a few things you'll need to check. Here's a comprehensive walkthrough to get your chime working properly.
Dyson Corrale

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

Save $200 on this refurbished model of the Dyson Corrale hair straightener, which is backed by a 12-month Dyson Official Warranty.
Ring Video Doorbell 4

How to set up Ring motion zones

Ring video doorbells and security cameras allow you to customize their motion zones. Here's how to use the feature, along with tips to optimize performance.
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.

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