Google Nest Mini (2nd Gen) review: Even faster, even smarter
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Google Nest Mini (2nd Gen) review: Even faster, even smarter

Nest Mini (2nd Generation) MSRP $49.00 “Google’s Nest Mini makes an already good device even better and remains the go-to pick among affordable smart speakers.” Pros Quick responses Adjusts sound based on background noise Eco-friendly materials Affordable price Cons Max volume could be louder Same look as the previous model The Nest Mini (2nd Gen) Read more

Echo Show 5 (1st Gen) vs. Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen): What’s the difference?
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Echo Show 5 (1st Gen) vs. Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen): What’s the difference?

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Close Amazon’s Echo Show 5 was a game-changer when it was released in 2019, as it provided an ultra-affordable means of entry into the smart display market. On shopping holidays like Prime Day or Black Friday, you could pick up a Read more

Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro review: More bird’s-eye view for your home
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Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro review: More bird’s-eye view for your home

Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro “The Floodlight Pro boasts a feature called 3D motion detection, which uses radar to determine the distance and angles of objects for better motion alerts … bird’s-eye view then provides an overhead map and shows a dot path that people take as they visit your property.” Adjustable mounting Has color Read more

The best smart displays for 2021
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The best smart displays for 2021

Smart displays let you control your smart devices from the convenience of one central location, and they can sometimes even include cameras and controls you can use for video chatting, home monitoring, and other purposes. The best smart displays work best with similarly branded smart devices, but many connect with different branded devices like kitchen Read more

Apple AirTags vs. Tile Tags: Comparing the item trackers
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Apple AirTags vs. Tile Tags: Comparing the item trackers

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Close Losing things like phones, headphones, and headsets is all too common, so it provides peace of mind when you know you have some means of tracking your belongings. That’s why so many device manufacturers, from phone manufacturers to headphone makers, Read more

The best smart padlocks for 2021
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The best smart padlocks for 2021

While traditional padlocks still depend on dial or rotary locks, the new wave of smart models use more advanced features like fingerprint sensors. This makes unlocking these padlocks easier, and it allows you to keep a list of specific people who are allowed access — all while still providing tough and mobile protection. If it Read more

The best dryers for 2021
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The best dryers for 2021

A reliable clothes dryer is essential, but with all the choices out there, finding the best dryer for you is no easy task. The Electrolux EFME627UIW is at the top of our list since it’s an attractive and reliable unit with loads of features. We’ve rounded up the best dryers for 2021. Whether you need Read more

Shark IQ Robot R101AE Self-Emptying Robot Vacuum review
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Shark IQ Robot R101AE Self-Emptying Robot Vacuum review

Shark IQ Robot RV101AE with Self-Empty Base “The IQ Robot’s self-emptying capability combined with its ability to only clean certain areas make it possible for me to set 30 days of scheduling and have a truly automated cleaning experience.” Empties itself Excellent suction Useful home mapping Scheduled cleaning Reasonable price Loud operation MSRP $600.00 I’m Read more

How to Drop In on an Echo, Echo Show, or Echo Dot
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How to Drop In on an Echo, Echo Show, or Echo Dot

With Amazon Echo, you can drop in on other Echo devices, allowing you to speak to friends and family through your smart speaker. While you can’t drop in on people without permission, you can drop in on Echo devices in your home and on Alexa contacts who have granted you permission. You can even start Read more

The best Instant Pots for 2021
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The best Instant Pots for 2021

With an Instant Pot, cooking meals is so much easier. You can create quick and simple recipes for everything from shredded chicken to dessert with less time and effort. Our pick for the best Instant Pot is the tried-and-true Instant Pot Duo 80. The Duo 80 is large enough to fit a whole chicken or Read more