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Sbode M400 Bluetooth speaker review: Fantastic features, but not much bass

Feature-wise, Sbode has nailed it with this supremely portable and affordable Bluetooth speaker. The sonic quality is decent for a weatherproof speaker, if you don't count the lack of thump.

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Best Buy is selling an 8TB WD external hard drive for $40 off

Get an 8TB USB 3.0 Western Digital My Book external hard drive at Best Buy for $169.99.

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Best gaming keyboards: Our picks for the top budget, mid-tier, and RGB boards

We sifted through the latest and greatest mechanical keyboards to come up with our top recommendations.

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Xiaomi 10,000mAh Mi Power Bank Pro review: A battery pack that lives up to its name

Not only is the Mi Power Bank Pro small enough to tote around everywhere, it's capable of charging all the things.

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Best true wireless earbuds: Free yourself from the tyranny of cords

Truly wireless earbuds let you ditch all cables in our post–headphone jack world, but like with anything else, their quality varies. Our top picks offer great audio without sacrificing battery life or comfort.

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$29 For Two Etekcity Smart Plugs With Alexa Compatibility - Deal Alert

Turn your appliances on/off remotely from your mobile device, or with your voice via Alexa. Or automate with a schedule. The plug also monitors and helps control energy usage, and the slow drain that occurs even when devices aren't in use.

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Zolo Liberty+ Truly Wireless Headphones review: Fantastic battery life but mediocre audio

These earbuds have a long-lasting battery, but come up short on sound.

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Cortana's smart-home powers grow with IFTTT, Honeywell, Ecobee support

Microsoft's Cortana has added support for the IFTTT conditional platform plus a number of smart services, both helping bring Cortana more in line with competing services from Amazon and Google Home.

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Libratone Too Bluetooth speaker review: High-fidelity sound on the go

This portable speaker delivers uncommonly good near-field sound for its size.

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UA Sport Flex wireless headphone review: Made for active music lovers

With an LED safety light, adjustable neckband, and enough sonic energy to pump up any workout, these JBL-designed, Under Armour-branded Bluetooth headphones are a smart exercise companion.

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Yeti: How a Google game console could take on Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam

Google may enter the gaming business with a cloud-based service and home console, code-named "Yeti." Here's what Yeti could—or should—entail if it wants to compete with Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam.

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How to watch the Olympics in 4K HDR

If you have the right hardware and pay TV subscription, you can catch some of the action from the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in 4K and HDR (high dynamic range).

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How tighter ties between Google and Nest can bring new value to the Google Tax

Google is bringing Nest back into its fold to build a home that's smarter—and that's good news if you're frustrated with the Google Tax.

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Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight 3 Review: A good e-reader trapped in a flawed device

The Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight 3 wants to compete with Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite. Unfortunately, it suffers from poor build quality and other problems.

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HomePod review roundup: 'Room filling,' 'best-in-class' sound, but Siri is 'embarrassingly inadequate'

The first HomePod reviews are in, and while it excels as a speaker, its smarts leave much to be desired.

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