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Wearable fans may look obnoxious, but they have practical uses for scorching summers

They certainly look strange, especially in public, but you may find other ways to use a wearable fan.
Tags: Outdoors, Trends, Smart Home, Wearable Fan, Wearable Fans

A year after the pandemic, bidets are here to stay. Here’s why

Data shows that bidets have been making a mark in the North American market. We explore why the pandemic was a game changer for this bathroom hero.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Bidet, Bidets

Echo Show 5 price slashed on Amazon as an early Prime Day deal

Prime Day isn’t for a few weeks, but Amazon is getting ahead of its own big day, offering early discounts to go with these . In fact, if you shop today, you can score an Echo Show 5. The first-generation Echo smart display with Alexa is down $50, a dramatic discount from its regular price […]
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Echo Show 5, Amazon Echo Deals, Early Prime Day Deals, Amazon 2021, Amazon Prime Day 2021

The best time to buy an Echo device (and the worst time to buy) in 2021

Amazon has a whole family of Echo devices to act as speakers, displays, alarm clocks, and more. If you're looking for a deal, here are the best times to buy.
Tags: Amazon, Echo, Trends, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Echo Deals, buying Echo device, when to buy Echo

Amazon Fire TV Stick price drops to its cheapest since last Prime Day

Amazon is offering a steep discount on the Fire TV Stick 4K, which includes an Alexa voice remote. It's the lowest we've seen the price so far!
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Trends, Home Theater, Smart Home, Amazon Fire TV, Alexa, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Deals, 4K TV deals, 8K TV Deals, Smart Entertainment

Which Amazon Echo should you buy on Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day should yield some amazing deals on the company's many Echo devices. Before you buy, we detail which models are worth buying for the big day.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Dot, Amazon Echo Show 8, Amazon Echo Show 10, Prime Day 2021, PD-EO

Amazon Prime Day Deals 2021: When is it, and what can we expect?

With the Prime Day 2021 date confirmed as June 21 and June 22, let's start looking at what Prime Day deals to expect.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Outdoors, Wearables, News, Trends, Home Theater, Smart Home, Buying Guides, Health & Fitness, Prime Day 2021, Deals-Nav

Echo Show 8 (1st Gen) vs. Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen)

Amazon's new Echo Show 8 brings a bevy of new features, but does it surpass the first-gen model? In this side-by-side, we compare both Echo Show 8 generations.
Tags: Amazon, Echo, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Smart Displays, Echo Show 8

Echo Show 5 vs. Echo Show 5 Kids Edition

Amazon is back at it with an all-new lineup of miniature Echo Show displays. Today, we're comparing the Echo Show 5 (2nd-gen) with the Echo Show 5 Kids Edition.
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Echo Show, Echo Show 5, Echo Show 5 Kids Edition

Echo Show 5 (1st Gen) vs. Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen): What’s the difference?

How is the 2021 Echo Show 5 different from the 2019 version? We compare the 1st-gen Echo Show 5 with the 2nd-gen model.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Amazon Echo devices, Amazon Echo Show 5, Echo Show 5, Echo Show 5 (1st Gen, Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen

HomePod Mini vs. Echo Dot: Which is better?

Amazon and Apple have two new smart speakers on the market, but which of these next-gen devices is truly the best? Let's take a deeper look at both speakers.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Buying Guides, Apple Siri, Amazon Product, Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen, Apple HomePod mini

You won’t believe how cheap this Blink home security camera is today

Make your home safer with this simple-to-install Blink Mini camera, on offer as part of the early Prime Day deals
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Smart Home Deals, Blink Deals, Home Security Camera Deals, Amazon 2021, Commerce 2021, Prime Day 2021

Not keen on Ring? Try these Ring video doorbell alternatives

Ring has filled the market with video doorbell options. If recent headlines about the company have you thinking twice about them, check these alternatives.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Ring Video Doorbell, Best Home Security Cameras, Connected Doorbell, best DIY home security, Best video doorbells

Early Prime Day deal: Save BIG on AA and AAA batteries today

Bulk buy batteries as part of the early Prime Day sales and save all year long with these great offers.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Batteries, Smart Home, AAA, Prime Day 2021

Best cheap robot vacuum deals for June 2021: Roomba, Eufy, Deebot

Cheap robot vacuums can keep your house clean when the kids are home and adults are working from home.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Shark, Smart Home, Roomba, Robot Vacuums, Eufy, Ecovacs, Commerce 2020, Roomba Eufy Deebot, Evergreen Deals

Best Cheap Philips Hue deals for June 2021

Philips Hue Lights, Accessories, and Starter Kits are the easiest way to add smart lights to your home.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Smart Lights, Philips Hue Deals, Philips Hue Starter Kit, Commerce 2020, Philips Hue Lights Accessories, Evergreen Deals, Presidents Day 2021

Best cheap Keurig deals for June 2021

Nothing beats the convenience of having your own Keurig machine. Get one on the cheap with these Keurig deals.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals

Best cheap home security camera deals for June 2021: Arlo, Nest, Ring, EZVIZ

If you're looking for cheap home security cameras, here are many choices with crucial features and low prices.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Commerce 2020, WP Commerce, Cheap Home Security Camera, Cheap Home Security Camera Deals, Wireless Home Security Camera, Evergreen Deals

Amazon Echo Show 8 (2021) Review: It adds a camera that tracks you

It's basically your typical iterative improvement, but at least the cost of the smart display is the same.
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Smart Home, Amazon Echo Show, Smart Display, Amazon Echo Show 8, Amazon Echo Show 8 (2021

Best cheap air purifier deals for June 2021

These air purifier deals from major retailers offer something for everyone, from allergy sufferers to pet owners.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Air Purification, Air Filters, Air Purifiers, Hepa Filters, Winix PlasmaWave, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals

How to disable Amazon Sidewalk (and why you should do it)

Whether you don't trust big tech with your data or you're not looking to share any part of your Wi-Fi, here's how to disable Amazon Sidewalk with the Alexa app.
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Tile, Amazon Alexa, Amazon Sidewalk

Apple is rolling out Siri to some non-Apple devices - but you might need a HomePod to use the digital assistant

A HomePod smart speaker. Olly Curtis/Future via Getty Images Apple said smart home device makers can work with Apple to integrate Siri into their devices. However, the devices need to already be compatible with HomeKit, Apple's universal remote-like app. It's unclear if customers will be able to use iPhones or will need a HomePod to make Siri requests. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple said Monday that it would start allowing customers to make requests via Siri...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, News, Trends, Siri, Retail, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Wwdc, Tom, HomeKit Apple, Tech Insider, Getty Images Apple, Google Home, HomePod

Apple Health will let you share health data with doctors and family

Apple Health is getting updated with the release of iOS 15 for more detailed tracking to help manage health concerns, data sharing, and much more.
Tags: Apple, Wearables, News, Trends, Exercise, Smart Home, watchOS, Health & Fitness, Apple Health, Apple Fitness, WWDC 2021, watchOS 8

Apple TV gets FaceTime integration and Spatial Audio

New features coming to the Apple TV and Apple TV app bring greater integration with FaceTime and Apple's AirPods line of wireless headphones.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Apple TV, Home Theater, Smart Home, Facetime, Tvos, Streaming Media Devices, WWDC 2021

Apple Wallet update is close to replacing your wallet with iOS 15

Apple Wallet is getting updated in a big way with the upcoming release of iOS 15, like having your driver's license on hand with Apple Wallet.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Smart Home, Apple Wallet, iOS 15, WWDC 2021

Prime Day deals arrive early for Echo and Fire TV devices

Save big with these fantastic early Prime Day deals for Echo and Fire TV devices
Tags: Deals, Trends, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Dot, Amazon Echo Show 5, Amazon Echo Show 8, Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite, Prime Day 2021

The best place to buy a robot vacuum online in 2021

If you're looking for a new robot vacuum, it's important to know which retailers to check out. We've rounded up the best places to buy
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Robot Vacuum, Best Place to Buy

Which Ring Video Doorbell should you buy on Prime Day?

Ring's lineup of video doorbells covers the gamut, but we break down which one you should buy for Amazon Prime Day.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Ring, Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell, Amazon Prime Day 2021, PD-EO

Ring Wall Light Solar review: Sunshine all around, whenever you need it

Ring's Wall Light Solar makes outdoor lighting simple and easy. Best of all, it's also powered by the sun.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Solar Panel, Ring, Ring Wall Light Solar, Wall Light Solar

How to install a portable air conditioner

Installing a portable AC can be a bit of a pain, but with our how-to guide and a sliver of patience, you'll have your new appliance up and running in no time.
Tags: Trends, How-to, Smart Home, Home Appliances, HVAC, Air Conditioners, Portable Air Conditioners, Window Air Conditioners