Ben PattersonSenior Writer, TechHive

Ben has been writing about technology and consumer electronics for more than 20 years. A PCWorld contributor since 2014, Ben joined TechHive in 2019, where he covers smart speakers, soundbars, and other smart and home-theater devices.

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Logitech officially discontinues its line of Harmony universal remotes

Logitech promises to continue supporting its Harmony service for “as long as customers are using it.”

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Ring unveils the Floodlight Cam Wired Pro, with radar-powered bird’s-eye view

Ring’s radar feature is coming to its new wired floodlight cam, while the new Video Doorbell 4 gets a color pre-roll mode.

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Sonos Roam review: Now you really can take the exceptional Sonos sound anywhere

Small, lightweight, packed with great networking features plus your choice of Alexa or Google Assistant, the sweet-sounding Sonos Roam just became the portable smart speaker to beat.

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You just bought a new Amazon Echo device? Do these 6 things first

Get the scoop on how to train Alexa to recognize your voice, prevent unauthorized purchases from Amazon, tell it where you live and work, and more.

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Google Nest Hub (2nd gen) review: The new Nest Hub is a yawner, literally

The Nest Hub’s successor arrives with a virtually identical design, plus the ability to monitor your sleep without a wristband.

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PSA: Lock in a year of Disney+ before tomorrow’s price hike

You can lock in a year of Disney+ at a lower rate if you act quickly.

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Amazon's revamped Alexa Voice Remote for Fire TV adds shortcuts to Netflix, Disney+

The new voice remote for Amazon’s Fire TV players also comes with a Guide button for live TV, as well as a redesigned Alexa button.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano review: Lenovo drops the mic with its light, fast, and long-lasting ThinkPad

Weighing less than two pounds, the lightest ThinkPad yet hits the sweet spot between power and battery life.

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Learn how to clean your Roomba’s bin the right way

Sure, you’ve been tossing the dirt in your Roomba’s bin into the trash after every cleaning. But have you checked its filter lately?

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The second-gen Google Nest Hub can track your sleep without a wristband

Available soon for $99, the new Google Nest Hub uses radar to detect how well you’re sleeping.

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A cheaper, ad-supported version of HBO Max will arrive this summer, but with a catch

AT&T says it will roll out an AVOD tier for HBO Max in June, but some of its most enticing content won't be included.

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Is Netflix cracking down on password sharing?

Some Netflix viewers are being asked to enter a verification code sent to the account holder before they start streaming.

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Wyze Bulb Color review: Wyze's first color smart bulb is this close to being our favorite

Wyze’s color smart bulb packs in impressive features given its price range, although some aren’t quite fully baked.

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Harman Kardon’s Invoke, the last Cortana smart speaker, will ditch Cortana

An upcoming update will erase Cortana from Harman Kardon’s smart speaker, marking the end of an era for Microsoft’s would-be smart home platform.

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Google TV gets kids profiles and screen time limits

Still no word on multi-user support for Google TV, but at least profiles for kids are coming soon.

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