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EcoFlow’s turnkey off-grid power system just needs sun

EcoFlow’s Power Kits are turnkey solutions that take the guesswork and complexity out of implementing a battery-based power system inside an...

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The best tech gifts for under $25

Buying gifts on a tight budget isn’t easy, but there’s still some worthwhile tech even at "stocking-stuffer" prices. We’ve...

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iPads might lose their smart home hub abilities in iOS 16

Apple will no longer let you use an iPad as a home hub to control HomeKit accessories starting with iOS 16, MacRumors reports. That means you’ll...

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The best early Amazon Prime Day deals you can get right now

Amazon’s two-day Prime Day sales event doesn’t start until July 12th, but some deals have begun trickling in. See if the early bird gets the worm...

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EcoFlow solar-tracking robot review: beep, blop, stop!

The EcoFlow Solar Tracker is a two-axis robot that lifts and turns your solar panels to always be at a 90-degree angle with the sun. The results,...

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Philips Hue gets a new Tap dial switch, customizable track lighting, and more

Signify has announced a new Philips Hue range today includes a Tap dial switch, fully customizable Perifo track lighting, a Hue Go portable table...

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The 65-inch TCL 5-Series with Google TV is down to a new low price of $549.99

The 2022 TCL 5-Series 4K QLED hits its lowest price yet on Amazon and Best Buy. Meanwhile, there are more deals today on Fire 7 Kids Pro tablets,...

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Google’s Matter update for the Nest Hub Max will break direct Nest x Yale Lock integration

The update makes the Nest Hub Max ready for Matter over Thread but removes the ability to connect directly to the Nest x Yale Lock, so some users...

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Samsung Wallet is back to organize your ID, keys, and crypto

Samsung Wallet is available now to Galaxy phone owners, bringing features from Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass together under one umbrella app. Other...

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SwitchBot’s retrofit smart door lock installs in under a minute

The SwitchBot Lock and $29 SwitchBot Keypad work over Bluetooth and allow access to your door via an app, key, code, or fingerprint. SwitchBot, the...

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Here are some last-minute Father’s Day gifts that should arrive on time

If you’re a last-minute shopper, we’ve rounded up a number of great gifts that will arrive in time for Father’s Day. Many will ship for free...

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Elden Ring and many other games are buy two, get one free at Amazon and Target

If you’re looking to lay low this summer, Amazon and Target are running a B2G1 free sale on select video games, books, and movies through June...

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GE Appliance’s latest washing machine has Amazon’s Alexa built-in

The GE Profile Top Load 900 series washer uses the Alexa Voice Assistant and GE’s laundry database to wash your clothes correctly with just a voice...

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Smart switches or smart bulbs? How to choose the right smart lighting for your home

How to use smart lighting and which products to choose: Philips Hue, Lutron Caseta, Leviton, Wyze, and Wemo are all good options to get you started...

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Anker’s noise-canceling Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro earbuds are just $70

If you need a pair of earbuds, Anker’s noise-canceling Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro are on sale for $69.99 for the first time. You can also buy...

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TP-Link’s new smart plug adds HomeKit and energy monitoring

The Kasa Smart WiFi Plug Mini with Energy Monitoring and Apple HomeKit is an inexpensive smart plug that also works with Alexa and Google Assistant....

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The travel-friendly Sonos Roam is still on sale for a rare $37 off

Right now, you can take advantage of a rare discount on Sonos’ pint-sized Bluetooth speaker, the Roam. Apple’s AirPods Pro are also on sale...

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Meta will stop making Portal for consumers

Meta is pivoting the Portal video calling line to a business product and will stop making consumer hardware. The smart displays launched as Facebook...

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Insteon customers turned Insteon’s lights back on

The new group, led by CEO Ken Fairbanks, has resurrected Insteon Technologies, the smart lighting company that shut down its servers earlier this...

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Someone turned Insteon’s lights back on

Users of Insteon hubs, which stopped working in April when its parent company Smartlabs shut down, report their smart homes are back online. Last...

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Samsung’s latest Family Hub update turns your smart fridge into a TV

The latest update to the smart fridge is coming in July and adds the Samsung TV Plus app, a choice of art for the screen, and better food recognition...

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How to install a Ring video doorbell

Step-by-step guide to installing a Ring Wired, Ring Pro 2, Ring Pro, Ring 4, Ring 3, and Ring 2020 video doorbell. Installing a Ring video doorbell...

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Vizio’s excellent M-Series 5.1.2 Atmos soundbar is a steal for $350

Vizio’s M-Series 5.1.2 soundbar is at a record low price at GameStop, while Samsung’s Galaxy A53 — the best budget-friendly Android phone —...

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Furbo’s latest pet cam gives you 360-degree views

With auto-tracking and color night vision, the Furbo pet camera can watch over your animal and alert you to barking and crying. A favorite among...

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Wyze’s new smart scale features modes for babies, pets, and luggage

The $33.99 Wyze Scale X introduces new measurement modes that can help you automatically measure the weight of your pet, travel luggage, and babies....

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Apple announces all-new Home app

Apple’s smart home platform HomeKit gets a new Home app to improve reliability. Matter will come to the app with iOS16. Apple announced an all-new...

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Google’s Nest devices are up to $80 off today for Verge readers

Google’s wired and battery-powered video doorbells are discounted at Wellbots. You can also currently save on a smart floodlight, Google Nest Wifi...

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The best tech you can gift mom year round

Moms can be some of the hardest people to shop for, but it doesn’t need to be that way. Our gift guide includes a range of terrific ideas, from...

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