The new Wyze Air Purifier offers quiet, efficient filtration
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The new Wyze Air Purifier offers quiet, efficient filtration

Wyze has announced a new air purifier with three different filter options. You can choose which filter you want at purchase, but the other filters can be purchased at a later date and swapped out on the fly as needed. The Wyze Air Purifier filter options include the Allergen (Standard) filter, the Formaldehyde (Premium) filter, Read more

Ikea Starkvind air purifier review: Unique and functional
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Ikea Starkvind air purifier review: Unique and functional

Ikea Starkvind MSRP $259.00 “The Ikea Starkvind combines a table with an air purifier, serving as smart furniture instead of just a smart appliance.” Pros Unique and functional design Easy assembly Intuitive on-device and in-app controls Good price for what it offers Cons Barebones app Doesn’t introduce anything new outside its shape The Ikea Starkvind Read more

How does sleep tracking work?
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How does sleep tracking work?

We live in a culture obsessed with numbers: Number of steps, number of calories burned, and number of hours slept. Despite this interest and drive to improve our overall health, do we really understand how sleep tracking works? And are we using these trackers accurately? I sat down with Fitbit’s Dr. Conor Heneghan and Nest’s Read more

Twinkly Dots review: Nice to look at, but nothing new
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Twinkly Dots review: Nice to look at, but nothing new

Twinkly Dots MSRP $115.00 “The Twinkly Dots corner the market with a unique shape and aesthetic design and offer a variety of dynamic light patterns to pick from.” Pros Long and flexible Numerous light patterns to choose from Unique shape Cons Pricy More decorative than useful Smart lights have been around long enough that new Read more

Garmin Epix Gen 2 review: The ultimate fitness watch
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Garmin Epix Gen 2 review: The ultimate fitness watch

Garmin Epix Gen 2 review: The ultimate fitness watch MSRP $900.00 “The Garmin Epix series 2 provides detailed, in-depth health metrics for dedicated athletes and beginners alike.” Pros Up to 16 days of battery life Incredibly precise heart rate tracking Detailed health metrics Built-in altimeter and compass Great social features Extensive data customization Cons High Read more

Why the bathroom is the final frontier of the smart home
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Why the bathroom is the final frontier of the smart home

The final frontier: The bathroom. The mission: To boldly go where few smart home devices have gone before. There are dozens of dedicated smart home devices for the kitchen and bedroom, and hundreds for the living room, but there’s a distinct lack of smart devices for the bathroom. Why? Well, the answer is probably pretty Read more

Best widgets for the Echo Show 15 for the connected family
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Best widgets for the Echo Show 15 for the connected family

The new Echo Show 15 is many things: Smart display, home hub, and virtual assistant — but most of all, it’s big. The 15-inch screen allows families to easily see everything from movies to their calendar at a glance, but the standout new feature is widgets. Although there are a limited number of widgets available Read more

Neato D10 Review: Putting the D in deep clean
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Neato D10 Review: Putting the D in deep clean

Neato D10 Review: Putting the D in deep clean MSRP $800.00 “The Neato D10 has a unique shape and three cleaning modes that will keep your floors almost spotless.” Pros 300-minute battery life Multiple powerful cleaning modes Unique shape provides better cleaning against walls Easy-to-use app Cons No self-emptying base Expensive Robot vacuums are one Read more

7 things you didn’t know the Echo Show 15 could do
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7 things you didn’t know the Echo Show 15 could do

The Amazon Echo Show 15 is currently the largest smart display on the market. At 15-inches on the diagonal, it’s a massive device with a lot of functionality packed into its borders. The Echo Show 15 can do everything you expect other Alexa smart displays to do, including controlling your smart home, answering questions, playing Read more

The LG PuriCare AeroTower cleans your air with just a whisper
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The LG PuriCare AeroTower cleans your air with just a whisper

The constant presence of the pandemic during the past two years has placed an increased focus on indoor air quality. As the temperatures outside drop, why not purify the air while also keeping it warm? LG’s new PuriCare AeroTower is perfect for exactly that. Best of all, you can use it year-round — the air Read more