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Cinder Precision Grill review: It’s just like a sous-vide cooker, but with less water and more mess

This expensive high-tech griddle cooks your food to a precise temperature and sears it, too, but it weighs a ton and is difficult to clean.

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Velv Wine Oxygenator review: Can a $300 gizmo instantly improve your plonk?

Oxygenating your wine isn't a bad thing. But the Velv attacks a delicate science with a bludgeon.

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SpotCam Sense Pro HD review: expanding the idea of home monitoring

Spotcam's new indoor/outdoor camera keeps tabs on your home's security as well as environmental changes.

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GoSun Sport review: Portable solar oven makes cooking fun yet goofy

The GoSun oven isn't particularly practical, but it could make sense for certain camping scenarios.

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Wink Hub 2 review: This second-generation smart-home hub is one of the best choices for do-it-yourselfers

Z-Wave, ZigBee, Bluetooth LE, or Wi-Fi, the second-generation Wink Hub can control every aspect of your smart home.

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AirTV Player + Adapter review: An imperfect marriage of Sling TV and broadcast televsion

AirTV tries to bring Sling TV and over-the-air channels together, but it's hurt by Sling's limitations.

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TiVo Roamio OTA review: It feels like going back in time

TiVo's over-the-air DVR box feels a lot like cable, for better and for worse.

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Petnet SmartFeeder review: Robot pet feeder meets smartphone app with mostly good results

Petnet's SmartFeeder will store your pet's food, automatically dispense it on schedule, and mostly keep you in the loop.

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Notion Home Awareness Starter Kit review: Smarter sensors, but limited control

This unconventional smart home system lets you know what’s going on in your house, but you’ll need other hardware do anything about it.

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Grillbot grill-cleaning robot review: The best thing to happen to barbecues since fire

Technology relieves mankind of yet another unpleasant task.

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Scout Alarm review: This DIY security system lacks polish

Our evaluation experience left us unimpressed and somewhat skeptical.

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iHome iSP6 and iSP8 SmartPlug reviews: An easy entree into the smart home

From ease of set up through broad compatibility, including with Apple's HomeKit, these smart plugs hit nearly every mark.

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Ezviz Mini 360 Plus review: This little security camera covers a lot of ground

Thanks to its pan-and-tilt and motion-detected tracking features, not much will evade this camera's eye.

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Airmega 300S air purifier review: Clean air comes at a high cost

This smart air purifier monitors air quality in real time, adapts to the environment, and can be controlled with a smartphone app. But its price tag might make you swoon.

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Abode home security system review: Flexible, easy to install, and readily expandable

A basic home security system that you can expand into a powerful smart home system now or later.