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This wire-free home security camera has 6-month battery life for half the price of an Arlo Pro 2

Arlo wire-free home security cameras are amazing, but they’re also amazingly expensive. Luckily there’s a ton of competition out there right now, and …

Batteries

The kitchen gadgets you should buy (and the ones you can skip)

With so many connected devices making their way into our living rooms and bedrooms and onto our persons, it was no surprise when gadgets started making their way into our kitchens. You can buy so many WiFi- or Bluetooth-enabled widgets to help out with your cooking now, from smart Crock-Pots to …

Kitchens

Meet the smartest locks on the block

This is the best high-end robot vacuum we’ve ever tested

We’ve spent a lot of time over the years telling you about good, inexpensive alternatives to pricey devices. Today, however, we’re going to do the …

Lighthouse Is The Next Big Deal In Home Monitoring Technology

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of evaluating Lighthouse, a new next-generation home security device from a Palo Alto-based startup Lighthouse AI. After spending a couple of weeks with it, using my mom’s New Jersey home for evaluation, I’ve concluded that this remarkable device …

Living Rooms

Want a smart home? Start with these best smart home devices

So, you want to turn your “dumb” house into a smarter one. You’re not alone. Analysts expect the smart home devices industry to reach $107.4 billion …

Smart Homes

HomeKit Weekly: Automating outdoor lights on and off based on sunset/sunrise and time

<i>HomeKit Weekly is a new series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.</i><p>As a HomeKit enthusiast, I find myself playing around with a lot of different automations. Some stick because they’re actually useful while others are …

Home Automation

The best home security systems

Looking for a great home security system? Home security systems differ quite a bit in terms of what’s offered. Some old school systems like ADT might …

Home Security

Nest Hello vs. Ring Pro: Say hello to the new best connected doorbell

Ring has made quite the name for itself the past couple years thanks to its stable of video doorbells, DIY security cameras — and I'd say some damned …

Home Security

Nest Hello doorbell brings smart surveillance to your stoop

Nest launches Hello doorbell, smart lock, and temperature sensor

After making a big name for itself in the smart thermostat and security market, Nest is finally ready to take on Ring with its new Nest Hello …

The best home mesh Wi-Fi system is on sale at a new all-time low on Amazon

There are so many great mesh Wi-Fi systems out there, which is why we recently tested every single popular home mesh solution out there to find the …

This Dream Urban House in Hong Kong has a Glorious Transparent Garage!

If you are an avid auto enthusiast and you have a breathtakingly beautiful Lamborghini in white sitting around, the natural inclination is to …

How to Plan a Winning Marketing Strategy for 2018

With a few days of 2018 gone by, it is time to plan a brand new <b>marketing strategy for your business</b> in 2018. As a new year begins, it’s time to learn …

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.<p>The 90/90 Test<p>This test can be used to check for imbalances, …

Pain

Microsoft shares pre-order details for the $319 Cortana thermostat

Microsoft unveiled its Cortana-powered thermostat, called GLAS, back in July, and now we have more details on it. The software giant partnered with Johnson Controls, the maker of the first in-room thermostat, to create the device, and it's a beauty. It also comes with a hefty price tag: $319, and …

Thermostats

How to Pick the Most Energy-Efficient Windows and Doors

With doors and windows that are as energy-smart as they are beautiful, Western Window Systems makes prioritizing energy efficiency a breeze.<p>Visually stunning windows and doors are a cornerstone of thoughtful modern design, and they can dramatically change the way a home appears from the outside – …

This popular Nighthawk model just overtook Google Wifi as Amazon’s best-selling router

The Google Wifi mesh wireless system has been at the top of Amazon’s best-selling routers list for, well, for as long as we can remember. It’s not …

REVIEW: Nest's new $499 home security system is simple to install and made me feel a lot safer

As an extremely neurotic homeowner, I am always looking for new ways to keep my home safe and spy on my dog, to make sure he's not getting into mischief.<p>So I was extremely excited to try out the Nest Secure, the smart-home company's new $499 security system. Nest, one of Google's corporate …

Siblings

The 8 Best USB-C Chargers to Buy in 2018

USB-C has become the new standard for phones, laptops and other types of electronics. With faster data transfers over previous USB input types, as …

New Mini Calc Sales

Your Custom Macro Blueprint Normally Costs $99.00<p>Because you’re a new visitor, we are<br>going to cut your investment by over 50%!<p>100% Satisfaction …

5 Ways to Optimize Your SMB's Ecommerce Site for Maximum Conversions

For every $92 that businesses spend on acquiring customers, only $1 is spent on converting them. To improve your profits, here are 5 ways to optimize your conversion rates.<p>If you're not making as much money from your ecommerce site as you'd like, start checking out your analytics reports and …

eCommerce

Apple HomeKit devices: great smart home appliances that work with iOS

HomeKit is Apple's attempt to bring all your smart devices together into a single connected ecosystem. In Apple's vision of the home of the future …

Home Automation

Perfect for that eureka moment: the best LED light bulbs to light up the night

Today’s LED light bulbs showcase some bright ideas (pun intended). Manufacturers design household LED bulbs that have the potential to last for …

Light up your house with LEDs, and other tips to slash your electric bill

While buying the latest technology can cost a pretty penny, choosing the right gadgets could save you money.<p>If you want evidence of this, look no further than your home.<p>Between LED lights (that sip rather than gulp electricity) and smart thermostats (that can automate temperature when you’re home …

Home Automation

The most effective sports nutrition supplements for your best ever body

The sports nutrition game is a difficult one. There are a huge variety of sports nutrition products, protein powders and a whole host of supplements …

This is the best home security camera system. Period.

If you’re looking for a no-hassle wireless home security camera system, our pick is definitely Arlo Pro 2, which is pricey but worth every penny. But …

Amazon Cloud Cam vs. Nest Cam vs. Arlo: Which connected camera should you buy?

There's hardly a dearth of home security cameras these days. Long gone is the necessity of professional installation — now it's just a matter of …

The incredible story of how a software engineer lost 30 kg in 8 months by watching YouTube videos

The incredible story of how a software engineer lost 30 kg in 8 months by watching YouTube videos<p><i>We recently invited our readers to share their body</i> …

Fitness

How to live like a Local in Athens

Lonely Planet Local Marissa Tejada is a travel writer, journalist and blogger who has been living in Athens for eight years. What she loves about the city is its contrast of ancient and modern. Greece’s capital is never boring – the constantly evolving contemporary art scene, fantastic …

European Travel