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43% off TP-Link Smart LED Wi-Fi Light Bulb, Dimmable and Alexa Compatible - Deal Alert

TP-Link has discounted its smart bulb 43% to just $20. Use the Kasa app to turn on/off and dim from anywhere in the world. Set up a schedule, set the mood, and even control with your voice via an Alexa-enabled device such as Echo or Dot.

What will be Apple’s next hit product?

The iPhone is 10 years old, and it may be time for Apple to release a new hit product. Could one of these inventions replicate the iPhone’s game-chaging success?

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Best home security camera: Our favorite tools for keeping an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

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EZVIZ Husky review: This weatherproof camera gives you an eye on the outside of your home

EZVIZ brings the easy setup and operation of the Mini indoor camera to its high-res outdoor model.

Chamberlain HomeKit

Chamberlain’s smart garage door opener to get HomeKit compatibility

HomeKit versions of the company’s Smart Garage Hub and MyQ HomeBridge will ship in July.

Opcom GrowFrame

Opcom Farm’s GrowBox and GrowWall let you raise vegetable crops indoors

You don’t need soil with these hydroponic systems, and you’ll have fresh veggies year ‘round.

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Alexa will now take your order, supporting delivery from Amazon Restaurants

Prime members can use Alexa-powered devices to re-order food delivery from Amazon Restaurants.

Nvidia Shield TV

Nvidia packs new Shield TV console with 4K, HDR, and Google Assistant

Nvidia rolled out a Shield TV console, arming it with 4K and HDR capabilities for vastly improved gaming and video streaming.

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Netgear Arlo Baby reimagines the baby monitor for the smart-home set

The latest camera in Netgear's security camera line aims to bring parents more peace of mind.

HiMirror Plus is the smart mirror that looks back at you

This high-tech mirror has adjustable lighting, and a built-in camera gives you insight into your skin's condition.

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Preconfigured Z-Wave gear will save installation time

The next time an installer comes to set up a Z-Wave IoT device in your home, it might take a lot less time. Sigma Designs is introducing a system at CES that lets service providers configure IoT devices before they’re delivered.

Gocontrol 500 Series

Nortek’s GoControl 500-series lighting and appliance controls can be programmed to respond to taps

Tap one of these smart switches once to turn on your lamp, tap it twice to dim the lamp, tap it a third time and it might turn off every light in your home.

Vivint Sky control panel

Smart home service provider Vivint introduces Sky, for an even smarter smart home

Leveraging sensors, door locks, thermostats, Amazon’s Alexa, and other components, Sky promises to create an intelligent home.

D-Link Covr DKT-883

D-Link’s Covr home networking line pairs a high-end router with wireless and powerline range extenders

It’s a hub-and-spoke system today, but D-Link says mesh networking is on the horizon.

Maximus Security Light Camera

The Maximus Smart Motion Security Light looks like it could light up a prison yard

The 2400-lumen floodlight harbors a 1080p night-vision security camera in its base.

Linksys WRT32X Wi-Fi gaming router

Linksys unveils a bad-ass router for gamers: The Linksys WRT32X Wi-Fi Gaming Router

The wireless router integrates the Killer Prioritization Engine for gaming PCs equipped with Killer network adapters.

Sylvania Smart Multicolor A19

Sylvania’s Smart Multicolor A19 light bulb is HomeKit compatible, but it doesn’t require a hub

The new bulb can be controlled via Siri when you’re at home, and remotely via an Apple TV when you’re not.