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The best turkey fryer

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Aluminum foil can actually improve your wireless signal

If you've ever thought of resorting to aluminum foil to redirect your home's poor WiFi signal, it turns out you're not actually that far off the mark.

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Amazon Alexa deals offer 24hrs of smart speaker price cuts

It’s Alexa’s birthday, and Amazon has announced a brief promotion that will see some sizable savings on devices powered by the virtual assistant. While it might be traditional to receive gifts on a birthday, Amazon has flipped that around and is offering a variety of deals on Alexa-powered devices. The promotion ranges from the cheapest Echo Dot, though to third-party … Continue reading

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The best humidifier

By John Holecek and Tim Heffernan This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work

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Alexa will help you order gadgets and gear from Best Buy

In an odd turn for retail cooperation, Best Buy is now available on Alexa, Amazon's voice-powered digital assistant. Starting today, you can learn about and order Best Buy's Deal of the Day sales just by saying, "Alexa, talk to Best Buy." Sure, it se...

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Google lists all the devices Home supports for easy reference

The number of gadgets Google Home supports is getting pretty large these days. According to the company, more than 1,000 smart home devices from more than 150 brands play nice with its smart speakers to control things around your house

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Apps and gadgets for the ‘Blade Runner’ future we didn’t ask for

Punks, monks and Harrison Ford running scared through a poisonous cityscape were just a few of the details that made the original Blade Runner feel like its environment was a standalone character in the film. It felt as alien and familiar as the way...

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DIY Wall Magic

Dreaming of assembling your very own gallery wall? Our Creative Director, Sarah, welcomes you into her home and walks you through the entire process.   My fiance and I love this apartment so much! We’ve had a lot of fun experimenting with paint color and design over the years because our landlords are the coolest

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Pixel 2: The 5 new features you might have missed

Google’s new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have become the go-to Android phones for those wanting the latest and greatest, and there’s more on offer than ever before. Android 8.0 Oreo is jam-packed with new features, to the point where it’s easy to overlook some of the more charming or useful additions for 2017’s flagships. Read on for our … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Alexa can recognize the voices of multiple users

Echo devices keep getting better, getting multi-room audio, access to Google calendars, and intercom features. Now, though, Amazon just matched one of Google Home's killer features: the ability to recognize multiple voices. In a video on the retailer...

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