Defender Guard Pro 2K Wi-Fi review: Impressive image quality meets intuitive app
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Defender Guard Pro 2K Wi-Fi review: Impressive image quality meets intuitive app

Defender Guard Pro 2K Wi-Fi MSRP $126.00 “Combining impressive resolution with an intuitive and robust app, the Defender Guard Pro 2K is a feature-laden smart security camera for a great price.” Pros Fantastic image quality Great price Responsive motion capture Smooth and sleek companion app Local and cloud storage (includes micro SD card) Cons Cannot Read more

The best Powerbeats Pro alternatives
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The best Powerbeats Pro alternatives

The Beats Powerbeats Pro true wireless earbuds have long been admired by athletic types and beyond for their comfort, power, and performance. They’re perfect for long runs, last longer than most other buds in this price tier, and the sound is unbeatable. But not everyone has $250 to drop on premium name-brand audio — although, as Read more

The best dishwashers of 2022
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The best dishwashers of 2022

Dishwashers take all the toil and elbow grease out of the post-dinner experience, saving your hands from abrasive detergents, sponges, and hot water. Just load up the plates and cutlery, select a wash cycle, and carry on with your evening. The smart-home team at Digital Trends has tested roughly 100 appliances across 50 different brands. Read more

The best Black movies on Netflix right now (April 2022)
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The best Black movies on Netflix right now (April 2022)

Sometimes, you just want to turn your brain off and watch a dumb comedy. Sometimes, you want to use cinema to explore new perspectives and give yourself a dose of experiential learning. If you’re in a more sophisticated mood, Netflix’s outstanding library of Black films offers intriguing storytelling and insight into the Black experience as Read more

How to connect AirPods to a Peloton
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How to connect AirPods to a Peloton

At-home fitness has seen a major upswing in sales over the last couple of years. Now, more than ever, people are re-purposing the vital parts of their gym regime to fit into the confines of a residential setting. The recent financial and leadership woes of Peloton notwithstanding, the popular exercise equipment and interactive media brand Read more

Jabra Elite 7 Pro vs. Jabra Elite 85t
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Jabra Elite 7 Pro vs. Jabra Elite 85t

Jabra reigns high and mighty when it comes to the world of noise-canceling earbuds, and for plenty of good reasons. The company’s earbuds are snug and comfortable, they sound excellent for both listening to music and making phone calls, they’re easy to set up and pair with your favorite devices, and the controls are completely Read more

Do you need a smart home hub?
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Do you need a smart home hub?

Smart products are everywhere you look these days. Wander the aisles of any brick-and-mortar (or online) retailer and you’ll probably see numerous smart devices designed to make living your best life easier. These are products like smart lights, thermostats, door locks, security cameras, and a host of other web-connected automation tech. While there are plenty Read more

EZVIZ C8PF review: Excellent coverage, disappointing app
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EZVIZ C8PF review: Excellent coverage, disappointing app

EZVIZ C8PF MSRP $169.00 “The EZVIZ C8PF delivers a crisp, clean, 360-degree panoramic view of your outdoor environment, although parts of the app leave something to be desired.” Pros Great daytime video quality Easy to install IP65-rated Encrypted cloud storage Pan-and-tilt functionality Cons Lackluster nighttime performance App can be glitchy No voice assistant support Some Read more

How to get Dolby Atmos on Netflix
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How to get Dolby Atmos on Netflix

If you’ve been spending any time looking into home theater products — whether TVs, soundbars, or full surround sound systems — chances are you’re familiar with the phrase “Dolby Atmos.” Introduced in 2012, Dolby Atmos is one of the most immersive surround sound formats available today. Consumer technology has a penchant for putting hardware before Read more

Roborock S7 Max vs. Ecovacs Deebot X1
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Roborock S7 Max vs. Ecovacs Deebot X1

CES 2022, an annual exposition of all things cutting-edge, brought big breakthroughs in many sectors of residential living — from developments in pet-monitoring devices to monolithic, multipoint routers. Don’t forget robot vacuums. Those much-loved sentient dust-busters that keep our domiciles near-spotless. Two robot vacuum companies that flexed hard at CES 2022 were Roborock and Ecovacs, Read more