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Creating a Smart Bathroom

Your smart home might start at the doorbell, but once you get inside, you can make every room as smart as possible—including the bathroom. Let’s look at what you can do.What to expect from your smart bathroomThere are plenty of good reasons to want a smart bathroom: It’s cool,

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Get a Cleaner, Healthier Home With These Smart Devices

Americans are loving their smart home devices. In addition to helping save time, energy and money, smart home devices can also assist with keeping you healthy at home. From clean eating to clean air, from maintaining physical activity to home maintenance, here are ways integrating smart tech into your

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2020 Gift Guide: Which Game Console Should You Buy this Holiday?

In a year of exciting releases from some of the biggest names in video games, why not consider a state-of-the-art console? There’s a system to suit almost every age and interest. The Mario fanatic has Nintendo consoles, open-world explorers have systems from Microsoft's Xbox to Sony's PlayStation. And, whether

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The 10 Best Apps for NFL Fans

We've all got to be pretty creative this season in the way we watch the game. No hot dogs and cornhole tournaments in the stadium parking lot this year. What's the good news? There are a bunch of great apps that can help fans engage and stay on top

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2020 Gift Guide: Which e-Reader Should You Buy this Holiday?

E-readers have become a must-have gadget for just about every book lover. With simple user interfaces and storage capacities that let you walk around with a whole library, these devices are an excellent solution to issues around space and accessibility. They make it easy to browse and download new

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The Best Chrome Extensions for Working from Home

You've got everything right to work from home: a dedicated workspace, decent router, and noise-canceling headphones. Still, there are distractions like your emails, shopping sites, crazy hours. You know how it goes. Here's where some Chrome extensions can save you. If Chrome is your web browser of choice, get

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6 Tips for Saving Money and Energy with Smart Home Devices

The path to creating a smart home typically starts as a way to automate tasks and increase control. Take buying a voice assistant, for example. You pick up a Google Home or Amazon Echo, featuring Alexa, just to see what all the fuss is about. Then, you buy a

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How to Stream Movies Online with Friends and Family

Movie nights with friends and family aren’t canceled, they just look a little different this year. Thanks to online streaming services that let users sync movies with others, you can still get your film fix together. We’ve unpacked all the ways to co-view so you can keep your party

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Why Gamers Need Fiber-Optic Internet

Getting eliminated in Fortnite because someone gets the drop on you or reacts faster as you sprint around a corner is just a part of the game, but dying during the game because your internet connection isn’t good enough or drops out at the wrong time? That really hurts—and

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Password Managers: What Are They and How Can They Help

You believe in online security. You know you need to keep your data safe. The challenge is that you need a password for every single account you have online, from your mortgage to your bank account, health insurance to your car loan—not to mention the 50 different sites where