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11 Hours Ago   We compare the Google Home to the Amazon Echo. Both smart speakers have good qualities, but what happens when you compare their features side-by-side? We think one of these smart gadgets wins over the other.

4 Days Ago   Why deep fry when you can air fry instead? An air fryer can create those crispy and crunchy "fried" foods without using so much oil. Here are the best air fryers you can buy right now.

4 Days Ago   Whether your hair is straight, wavy, curly, long, or short, a hair dryer can make your life a little easier. Here are some of the best hairdryers on the market in every price range.

4 Days Ago   When it comes to the best home security cameras, the choice often comes down to the one that simply knows how to stay out of your way.

5 Days Ago   Keurig machines simplify the process of making that important morning cup of coffee, but picking the right model for you can be difficult. Here's a breakdown of the best machines in Keurig's current lineup.

6 Days Ago   The new Amazon Echo has some impressive specs, but how does it measure up to the new Echo Studio? This guide compares the two devices, pointing out the differences in looks, sound, features, and more.

8 Days Ago   Echo Buttons are more than just buzzers for trivia games, and there’s a lot you can do with these little buttons when you know all of the ins and outs.

8 Days Ago   Worried about intruders entering your home? With wireless, weatherproof, 2-way talk, and night vision options, you can always be in the know about who or what is on your property.

11 Days Ago   I reviewed the IQ robot, and here's my take on the device. With minimal interaction required on your part, it'll keep you focused on other, more pressing matters.

12 Days Ago   Want to call Alexa something different? Want Alexa to call you a different name? This guide provides easy instructions on how to change Alexa's name, and also, how to change what name Alexa calls you.

13 Days Ago   The Instant Pot is a powerful kitchen appliance that can cook meat from frozen, and then turn around and cook a cheesecake. Here's all you need to know about the magic device.

13 Days Ago   We compare two popular meal delivery kits: Sun Basket vs. Blue Apron. Which meal service has better prices, variety, packaging, and most importantly, taste? We're about to find out.

16 Days Ago   We put the two most popular smart home speakers -- the Google Home Mini and the third-generation Amazon Echo Dot -- together and tested them on appearance, audio, and abilities.

18 Days Ago   Having Alexa answer your questions is nothing short of futuristic, but which device should you get, Amazon's Echo or Echo Dot? We break down the differences between the two Amazon smart speakers.

18 Days Ago   If you're trying to choose between the new Amazon Echo or the Echo Plus, then this guide is for you. It compares the two Alexa-enabled speakers in cost, size, looks, functionality, and more.

18 Days Ago   Forget instant rice. A good rice cooker is an economical way to make healthy rice at home, without having to turn to your stovetop. Here are our favorite models.

20 Days Ago   Our expert reviewers took some vacuum cleaners for a spin to see which worked best. Whether you're looking for a traditional upright, stick, or robot vacuum, check out our picks for the best vacuums on the market.

20 Days Ago   Today's scales measure everything from your body mass index to your bone mass, and with connected apps and fitness trackers, could be the tool to help you reach your health and fitness goals.

20 Days Ago   Ring is one of the most well known names in home security devices. But, their devices can be pricey. Now, they've come out with two new cameras that are much more affordable than their previous offerings.

21 Days Ago   A lot of smart displays have come on the market recently, and they're not all created equally. Whether it's Alexa or Google Assistant, here are a few of our favorites available now.

22 Days Ago   Google Home devices can do a whole lot, from playing music to reading the weather to controlling your smart home devices. We'll tell you how to set up your Google Home speaker or hub so you can get started.

22 Days Ago   Teeth whitening can have a major impact on a person’s smile and overall appearance. You don't necessarily have to go to the dentist to get your teeth whitened though.

25 Days Ago   Is a rice cooker the same as an Instant Pot pressure cooker? How exactly are the two kitchen gadgets different? We break down the differences between rice cookers and Instant Pots.

29 Days Ago   A steam cleaner can clean almost anything, from clothing to bathrooms to floors. Some people even use steam cleaners to kill bed bugs. These are the best steam cleaners you can buy right now.

31 Days Ago   The Ecovacs Deebot OZMO 950 is supposed to be the most powerful Deebot yet. Is it as great as it sounds? I tested the device to find out, and here's my review.

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