Martyn WilliamsSenior Correspondent, TechHive

Martyn Williams covers technology news in text and video for PC World, Macworld and TechHive and is based in San Francisco. He previously worked for IDG News Service as a correspondent in San Francisco and Tokyo and has reported on technology news from across Asia and Europe.

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Best of CES: The coolest smart home and home entertainment gear we saw

From a smart wall outlet to a new range of smart lights to an amazing roll-up TV—and more!—we name the most impressive connected home and home entertainment gear of CES 2019.

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Google Assistant will soon be your interpreter

Google Assistant will soon be able to act as an interpreter, serving as a go-between for natural conversations among initially 27 languages.

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Leviton puts Alexa in a dimmer switch

Leviton is expanding its range of smart home switches and outlets with the Decora Voice Dimmer, a new Wi-Fi dimmer switch with Amazon Alexa built in.

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Arlo is planning a smart-home security system

Add Arlo to the list of companies selling a DIY-install smart-home security system. The company, best known for its security cameras, will launch its system in the second half of 2019 and it's centered around a clever all-in-one sensor unit.

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Arlo unveils its Ultra 4K smart-home security camera

Arlo has the first smart-home security camera to capture and stream footage in 4K and TechHive got a chance to check it out at CES in Las Vegas.

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LG's rollable OLED TV hides away when you don't need it

LG's new flexible panel Signature OLED TV R (65R9) rolls up in its cabinet to render your living space less of a shrine to the pixel.

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Ring Alarm expands with new sensors, smart-lock support

The top-rated smart home alarm system is becoming more useful.

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Ring finally has a doorbell cam for renters and apartment dwellers

Ring's latest video doorbell attaches to the peephole on a front door, making it suitable for renters or apartment residents who often cannot drill into the wall next to the door.

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Ring launches a smart home lighting range

Ring is launching a new range of smart lighting that will brighten areas around your house while beefing up motion detection capabilities, and hook into Ring video cameras and doorbells.

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Ecovacs' new robot vacuum uses AI to recognize the stuff on your floor

Ecovacs debuts two new home robots: the Deebot Ozmo 960 vacuum and the Atmobot air purifier at CES in Las Vegas.

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Antennas Direct DB8e review: This large roof-mount TV antenna is great at finding weak signals

The Antennas Direct DB8e is a large outdoor antenna for reception of medium to very weak TV signals. In our tests it did a good job of pulling in distant stations with minimal interference.

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Antennas Direct 91XG review: Another roof-mount TV antenna that delivers great reception

The Antennas Direct 91XG is a large antenna, designed for the reception of medium to very weak signals in the UHF broadcast band, a goal it accomplishes with aplomb.

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Ring vs Nest: Choosing a DIY home security system is a bigger decision than you might think

Your decision isn't between two products, it's between two entire ecosystems.

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Arlo is planning to launch a 4K smart home security camera next year

Arlo plans to launch a 4K security camera in 2019, potentially stealing a lead on competitors and kicking off a new race in the smart home security market.

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Amazon Echo Dot vs. Google Home Mini

Amazon and Google are both trying to get a foot in your door with their smart speakers. Here's what you need to consider before buying one.

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