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Tree Labs Astro Bluetooth Portable Speaker

Tree-Labs Astro Bluetooth speaker review: Lightweight, stylish, and it sounds good, too

A great picnic, pool-side, or on-the-go wireless speaker

Charbroil

Char-Broil Simple Smoker review: Better than any barbecue (but the app sucks)

It doesn’t entirely live up to its promise to take the guesswork out of smoking your food, but the results are delectable nonetheless.

Sunbrite outdoor TV

Sunbrite SB-4670HD review: In snow, rain, or heat; you can watch the Super Bowl from anywhere on this outdoor TV

This thoroughly weatherized display proved tough enough to survive a rare California hailstorm and tornado warning, too.

yamaha HTIB

Yamaha YHT-5920UBL review: If streaming audio is your focus, this home theater in a box has you covered

This well-priced product will sound better than your HDTV’s built-in speakers, but it's certainly not a high-end system.

Onkyo HTIB

Onkyo HT-S7700 review: An easy-to-set-up home theater in a box with Dolby Atmos

This home theater in a box includes just about every modern feature you could want in a budget-priced system.

orb speakers denon receiver

Orb Audio Complete Home Theater System review: A pint-sized, upgradeable music and home-theater marvel

Astonishingly good sound for the price, even though the A/V receiver is a bare-bones model.

philips with wemo

Battle of the LED light strips: Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus vs. Belkin WeMo + Osram Lightify Flex RGBW

Each has its advantages and shortcomings. Find out which is best for your needs.

Aerelight OLED desk lamp

Aerelight A1 OLED desk lamp review: Beautiful, but not as practical as it could be

OLEDs don’t need to be small, and they’re not just for TVs.

BT5200 and BT2200

Puro Labs Bluetooth headphones review: These cans promise protection from noise-induced hearing loss

We audition the kids' and adult models and dig both of them.

Home Inventory

6 free home-inventory apps that will help cover your assets

If you’re paying for homeowner’s or renter’s insurance, these tools will help you recover the value of insured possessions lost due to theft or disaster.

Appliances get Skynet-level smart at CES 2016

Fridges with touchscreens! Smartphone-controlled robotic vacuums! Take a peek at the wildest high-tech home appliances at CES 2016.

Whirlpool's new smart appliances at CES 2016

Whirlpool's latest appliances are all about integrating with the other services you use.

The Push by Naran is a connected home...finger

Want to push a button or flip a switch that isn't connected to your network? This robotic finger solves your problem.

Hands on with Samsung's Family Hub fridge

Samsung's Family Hub refrigerator is a connected appliance like no other, with built-in cameras, a door display, and other nifty features.

SimpliSafe gallery

SimpliSafe Home Security review: This system lives up to its name

If you don’t need lighting controls, door locks, a thermostat, a camera, or other connected-home features, SimpliSafe offers a good deal.

nitrobrew kit

NitroBrew nitrogen injector review: This setup will make any beer taste smoother

You no longer need to go to your favorite brewpub to enjoy a nitrogenated beverage.

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BeOn bulbs

BeOn Home Protection System review: A security system made up of smart LED bulbs

These intriguingly different bulbs deliver on their manufacturer's promises, but their design also limits their capabilities.

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sony x850c android smart tv

Sony 55X850C 4K LCD smart TV review: Great picture, good sound, but some minor bugs

Android TV support lends this TV lots of flexibility.

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