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Last Minute Holiday Gifts 2018

Let’s face it–the holidays can be just plain hectic, and some gifts may fall through the cracks until the very last minute. Procrastinating shoppers everywhere…pay attention! Lifestyle Expert Megan Harris and theInTheNews.tv website partnered with some favorite brands to help you out on last-minute holiday gift ideas for everyone – from the kids and relatives to friends and co-workers.  Here are 4 great last-minute gift ideas! For th...


Holiday Gadget Guide with Carley Knobloch

As we hit the home stretch of the holiday season, do you happen to be one of the many shoppers that are scouring the stores and searching online for the perfect techie gift for that special someone on your list? Need some gadget guidance? Tech Lifestyle expert Carley Knobloch and TechGifts.TV partnered with a few of our favorite brands to give you the scoop on what made the must-have list this year! Here are 5 great gift ideas! For the person that spends a lot of...


IKEA’s new blinds for the smart home arrive April 1st in the U.S.

The Swedish furniture giant IKEA is adding a new product called FYRTUR, which turns out to be a new set of blackout blinds for the smart home that can be controlled by remote or programmed through the company's app. More>>

Haier’s shoe washer cleans sneakers without all the clanging and banging

At CES 2019, Haier brought a bunch of shoe-centric appliances, including its sneaker washer. The appliance douses shoes with water and detergent and scrubs them, and then you can put them in the accompanying dryer. More>>

The Auri smart home lamp wants to improve your mood and has Alexa built in

Auri is a smart home lamp that aims to meld concepts of wellness with modern technology to create a mood-improving lamp that just happens to have Alexa built right into it. It was on display at CES 2019. More>>

How to reset your iPhone

You can do a lot with an iPhone, but if you ever run into an issue with it, the first thing you should do is restart it. In this guide, we tell you how to reset your iPhone, and explain how it differs from a factory reset. More>>

Lifx lighting products get touch controls and other new features at CES 2019

At CES 2019, Lifx announced two brand-new features: Touch controls and a fire mode that simulates the soothing light of a log fire. Both features will be rolled out in upcoming firmware updates. More>>

Scribit graffiti robot climbs your walls to draw (and erase) giant artwork

Scribit, the wall-crawling graffiti robot that can draw any image you can think of onto a vertical surface of your choice, made its debut this week at CES 2019. Check it out in action. More>>

The robot invasion arrived at CES 2019 — and it was cuter than we expected

Robots are finally at our doorsteps, but they’re not here to annihilate us (yet), they’re here to be our friends. CES 2019 showed us some of the cutest robots we’ve ever seen. Here are some of our favorites. More>>

KitchenAid’s multifunction answer to the Instant Pot debuts at CES 2019

At CES 2019, KitchenAid announced the U.S. debut of a multifunction countertop appliance giant steps removed from the brand's category-defining mixer. The KitchenAid Cook Processor Connect is an all-in-one appliance for... More>>

Here are the craziest things that work with Amazon Alexa at CES 2019

CES 2019 is the hotbed for the products that are going to revolutionize your life in the near future. In the meantime, here's a bunch of weird devices that talk to Amazon Alexa that you probably won't buy. More>>

How to delete your Netflix viewing history

Everybody has some skeletons in their streaming closet, but you don't have to live with them if you don't want to. Learning how to delete your Netflix viewing history is easy, and we're here to help. More>>

Suvie smart cooler and cooker is on display at CES 2019, ready for pre-orders

It was almost one year ago when we had our first look at Suvie, the cooling and cooking countertop robot. This week Suvie's creators had the clever cooker on display at CES 2019. Suvie is ready now for pre-orders with... More>>

Samsung all but confirms the Galaxy S10 will arrive on Feb. 20, ahead of MWC

Samsung's skipping Mobile World Congress 2019 this year to launch its next big smartphone a week earlier in San Francisco. Considering Samsung teased the "10-year anniversary" of Galaxy devices, we expect to see the Galaxy... More>>

Lenovo surprises with a trio of new products, including smart clock, at CES 2019

Lenovo might just catch some smart home enthusiasts off guard at CES 2019 as it announces a new Smart Alarm Clock coming in the spring and two new tablets that will hit the market in January. More>>

With new integrations, Google Assistant makes big push for dominance at CES 2019

At CES 2019, Google and partners announced scads of Google Assistant-compatible products for the home, the car, and travel. Google is going all out to support device makers and software developers. More>>

Heatworks promises a kettle that will heat water as it’s poured

A teapot may seem quaint by the time people get their hands on the new Duo Carafe from Heatworks, which is essentially a kettle full of filtered water that can be heated instantaneously as it's poured. More>>

The best treadmills of 2018

The exercise of running can burn up to 900 calories per hour, melting away fat and strengthening your muscles at the same time.  Compared to running outdoors, you're safer staying indoors on a cushioned track. More>>

It’s not a hockey puck. Node-ify Axon high-tech sensor debuts at CES 2019

A California-based startup is making its debut at CES 2019 with the Node-ify Axon, a puck-shaped smart sensor that includes an accelerometer, gyroscope, temperature sensor, leak detector, light sensor, and more. More>>

From Ring to Kasa, the best doorbells at CES are a knock to last year’s models

We told you it was coming, and now it's time for Video Doorbell-Palooza to commence! We're checking out all the new video doorbells for the smart home, and these are the devices we think will be most anticipated. More>>

CES 2019: Foldimate’s laundry-folding machine is cool, but is it necessary?

It's CES 2019, which means lots of crazy gadgets and appliances. We got the chance to take a look at Foldimate, an automatic laundry-folding machine. After using the device, we came away both impressed and underwhelmed... More>>

Kangaroo hops into CES 2019 with new security sensors, alarms, and cameras

Security startup Kangaroo is at CES 2019 with five new products that will be available throughout the year. Kangaroo will start offering entry sensors, climate sensors, smoke alarms, sirens, and cameras in early 2019. More>>

Philips Hue wants to brighten up the night with expanded outdoor lighting range

Philips Hue is at CES 2019 to show off two new floodlights that can light up any space and a motion sensor that can be used to turn on any of your Philips Hue lights -- inside or out. More>>

Nanit Breathing Wear works with crib cam to track your baby’s breathing motion

Nanit introduced Breathing Wear at CES 2019 to work with the Nanit Plus HD camera to track baby breathing and sleep. The Nanit Swaddle and Breathing Band have printed shapes so the Nanit camera's tracking captures motions... More>>

Petcube’s latest smart cameras leverage Alexa to keep tabs on your pets

The revamped Bites and Play 2 feature everything from 1080p HD video and 4x digital zoom to built-in Alexa integration, allowing you to feed, spy, and play with your pets on command or while you're away. More>>

CES 2019: Comcast launches digital security service to protect smart devices

At CES 2019, Comcast is rolling out a new digital security service called xFi Advanced Security that promises to monitor, analyze, and neutralize threats to any device connected to a user's home network. More>>

Ring answers the call with new video doorbell/peephole, sensors, and lights

Ring has announced a door view camera that fits in the peephole of most doors, as well as a line of brand-new smart lighting products to further expand its smart home security offerings. More>>

Ezviz rolls into CES with new video doorbell and wireless security camera kit

Ezviz introduced a video doorbell and a wireless security camera at CES 2019. The DB1 Wi-Fi Video Doorbell has a 3MP lens and a 180-degree vertical field of vision. The C3A Wi-Fi Camera is suitable for indoor and outdoor... More>>

Sprint will carry a Samsung 5G smartphone as soon as this summer

Both AT&T and Verizon have previously announced that they'll be carrying a Samsung 5G smartphone, and now it looks like Sprint will be part of that release too -- the company has announced that it'll carry a Samsung 5G... More>>

Check your hair — and your email — with Capstone Connected Home’s smart mirror

At CES 2019, Capstone announced a Google-enabled smart mirror. The device differentiates between up to six users and provides information on weather, traffic, and much more, including email access. More>>

Google Assistant’s global drive helped it quadruple its active users in 2018

Voice assistants have made talking to yourself cool. Google has taken to CES 2019 to release the details of how Google Assistant has grown over the last year, and the results are pretty staggering. More>>

GE Appliances’ futuristic kitchen hub goes from prototype to market at CES 2019

At CES 2019, GE Appliances is unveiling the final consumer version of its long-awaited Kitchen Hub, an interactive smart kitchen control system and ventilation system that will hit the market in May of 2019. More>>

One of the coolest things at CES 2019 is a block of wood

Screens are taking over our homes. But Mui, an upstart from Japan, has a clever new way to show data in a way that’s less distracting, less obnoxious, and perhaps most importantly, a lot less ugly. And it looks like … a... More>>

D-Link shows off smart plugs and water sensor at CES 2019

Instead of ditching them to upgrade to the new (and often pricey) modern options, you can add a little connectivity to old devices with smart plugs from D-Link. The company is showing off new smart plugs at CES 2019. More>>

Sengled brings even more lights to Vegas with a new batch of bulbs at CES 2019

Sengled has announced three new light bulbs, a multicolor light strip, a smart sensor, and a smart switch at this year's CES. More options, more lights, and flexible integration options make Sengled a competitor in the... More>>

Eve takes wraps off Apple Homekit-enabled light strip, energy strip at CES 2019

Eve Systems introduced two Apple Homekit-enabled devices at CES 2019. The Eve Energy Strip features three outlets with autonomous schedules and energy consumption monitoring. The Eve Light Strip is useful for accent or... More>>

The Flo by Moen can detect leaks as slow as one drop per minute

Moen, a leading faucet brand, has teamed up with Flo Technologies to create the Flo by Moen, a Wi-Fi connected smart water leak sensor capable of detecting leaks as slow as one drop per minute. More>>

Here’s how to take a screenshot on any generation of iPhone

The Camera app can capture just about anything -- except what is on the screen. Here, we show you how to take a screenshot on an iPhone in a few easy steps, regardless of the model or your reasons for doing so. More>>

How to take a screenshot on a PC

Capturing a screenshot of your desktop is easier than you might think, but it's the kind of thing you'll probably need to know. Here are the three basic ways take a screenshot on a PC, using both built-in utilities and... More>>

These 4 tips will help you max out your Xbox One controller’s battery life

The Xbox One controller has fantastic battery life, but eventually your batteries will still die. To make it even better and ensure you never have to stop gaming, follow these tips. More>>

What can’t it do? The top Amazon Echo tips and tricks to use around the house

Amazon's voice assistant Alexa has plenty of neat skills. So many, in fact, it seems like new ones appear every day. We've rounded up the top Echo tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your virtual assistant. More>>

How to set up an Amazon Echo

This hands-free, voice-controlled device can do so much. Here's how to set up your Amazon Echo, how to customize settings to get the experience you want, and how to set up more in-depth commands like smart device control. More>>

Five smart home trends we expect to see at CES this year

CES 2019 is finally here. So what smart home trends can we expect to see this year? Regardless of what you seek, chances are you'll find it on the floor at CES 2019. Here's what we're expecting to see. More>>

The best energy-efficient space heaters to keep you warm this winter

Staying warm during the cold months can be difficult and quite costly. If you are trying to keep those toes toasty without breaking the bank, we've found the best energy-efficient space heaters. More>>

Gourmia heads to CES with a new smart air fryer, multicooker, and coffee maker

If you're looking to give your kitchen counter a makeover this year, look no further than Gourmia's lineup at CES 2019. The New York-based company has a new smart air fryer, multicooker, and coffee maker. More>>

Use these 10 Instant Pot tips and tricks to make cooking with the device easy

Instant Pots take the place of multiple different appliances, saving you both money and kitchen counter space. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started in using your new device. More>>

The best smart lamps of 2018

Smart lamps set the tone for anything from party lights to meditative calm. Easy to control, with several voice-controlled options, many lamps allow users to set schedules that automatically turn on the device or change... More>>

5 Things to do before upgrading to gigabit internet

Are you upgrading to gigabit internet? Here's how to check your standards for gigabit compatibility, make sure your hardware is ready, and get the most out of new, super fast connection. More>>

The best coffee makers you can buy

Whether you're looking for a simple coffee maker to get you through the morning or a high-end brewer that will impress your taste buds and your friends, you'll find some of the best coffee makers around on this list. More>>

How to open RAR files

Few things are more bothersome than not being able to open a file when you need it most. Check out our quick guide about how to open RAR files in Windows and MacOS. We will walk you through the process, step by step. More>>

Sneak pre-‘View’: August’s new video doorbell leaks ahead of CES

CES 2019 is just around the corner, but the new View smart video doorbell and chime from August has been revealed ahead of the show via a filing with the Federal Communications Commission. More>>

The best iRobot Roomba deals to make cleaning your home a breeze

Keep your home clean without lifting a finger using a robot vacuum cleaner. These nine iRobot Roomba deals not only help you keep your home tidy, but many also come with advanced features such as automatic scheduling and... More>>

Suck up the savings with these vacuum cleaners on sale for $100 or less

Need some help cleaning up around the house? We've picked out 10 great vacuum cleaner deals available on Amazon right now, from full-sized upright models to robot vacs, to give you a hand and save you some money. More>>

How to send large files for free

Need to transfer a large file to somebody over the internet, but don't know how to do it? Learn how to send large files -- using the cloud or an FTP client -- with this simple guide. More>>

How to register your drone with the FAA

Before you take to the skies with your new drone, you need to make sure it has been properly registered with the U.S. government. Check our guide for registration requirements and easy, step-by-step instructions on how to... More>>

Samsung may already be working on a second Galaxy Home smart speaker

Samsung is yet to release its first smart speaker and there's already talk of it prepping a second, more affordable one. Details are scant just now, but if the rumors are true, expect a smaller, simpler version of the... More>>

The best washing machines you can buy

It takes a special kind of person to love doing laundry, but the right machine can help make this chore a little easier. Check out our picks for the best washing machines on the market right now. More>>

Don’t kick it to the curb: 13 ways to recycle your Christmas tree

Once you've taken all the decorations off, there's not much use for an undecorated spruce or pine, right? Wrong! There are plenty of ways to recycle your Christmas tree. Here are 13 suggestions. More>>

How to make wine in an Instant Pot

We recently made wine in an Instant Pot. We definitely learned a few tricks during our adventures, so we created a guide on how to do it. Here's how to make wine in an Instant Pot. More>>

‘Alexa, are you OK?’ Amazon’s smart assistant crashes at Christmas

Amazon's digital assistant temporarily stopped working for a number of users on Christmas Day after it appeared unable to handle the sudden uptick in new users playing with their Alexa-powered Echo speaker. More>>

How to check your CPU temperature

Need to learn how to check your CPU temperature? You've come to the right place. Whether you plan to delve into your UEFI/BIOS or just need a software recommendation, we have you covered. More>>

Here’s what smart home security looks like for the super rich

From personal bat caves to bulletproof shutters and laser curtains, there are security solutions for just about every possible doomsday scenario—as long as you have the money to afford it. More>>

Walmart and Best Buy slash prices on Google Home devices after Christmas

The holidays have come and gone but you can still save big on a Google Home, Google Home Mini, and Google Home Hub devices. If you were thinking about getting yourself a Google Home device, now is the time to do it. More>>

The best hand mixers of 2018

A stand mixer takes up a lot of room on the counter, and it can also be quite expensive. Need an option that's not only affordable but also takes up very little real estate in your kitchen cabinets? Check out these hand... More>>

Here’s how to easily zip and unzip files on a Chromebook

Chromebooks support file compression, though they work a little differently than on Windows or Mac. Here's the step-by-step process to zipping files on a Chromebook, and then unzipping them again for extraction. More>>

World Peas: What’s everyone having for Christmas dinner?

Is your goose cooked? This gallery takes a tour around the world to see what other countries, from Jamaica to Sweden, are eating for their Christmas dinners. Don't worry. We linked the recipes. More>>

How to clear notifications on an iPhone

At this point, we're all familiar with the joy of notifications. All day, they pop up on our phones and we often ignore them. If you have a stack to clear, look no further than our guide on how to clear notifications on an... More>>

How to talk to Santa on Alexa and Google Assistant

Nothing say "holiday" like talking to Santa. Here's how to talk to Santa on Alexa and Google Assistant, whether he's helping you create a playlist or checking to see if you've been naughty or nice this week. More>>

Amazon offers $10 or 20 percent off already slashed best-seller smart home deals

On the last day of Prime free 2-day shipping Amazon unleashed a new promotion for already-discounted best-selling smart home devices. Smart10 and Smart 20 check out codes on select products get an extra $10 or 20 percent... More>>

How to mine Bitcoin

Mining Bitcoin today is harder than it used to be, but if you have enough time, money and cheap electricity, you can still turn a profit. Here's how to get started mining Bitcoin at home and in the cloud. More>>

How to fix problems with your MacBook’s Wi-Fi

When your wireless connection goes down, it's time to get your MacBook online again right away. We'll help you know where to start: Our guide on fixed Apple MacBook problems with Wi-Fi will take you through the top solutions. More>>

Which A.I assistant is smarter than the others? One company found the answer

This year's results are in for Loup Ventures' annual Smart Speaker IQ test. The test measures how well the digital voice assistant employed by each smart speaker understands and answers 800 questions in five categories. More>>

How Alexa and Google Home can lend a hand over the holidays

Voice assistants are great helpers in the kitchen, so Alexa and Google Home are extra useful for holidays. Here are some ways your smart speakers can keep you in the holiday spirit. More>>

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone

Whether you're looking to share some photos with family or friends, or you want to move photos from an old iPhone to a new iPhone, we have you covered with this guide. We'll show you exactly how to transfer photos between... More>>

How to sell your iPhone 7, iPhone 8, or iPhone X (without getting ripped off)

Whether you're looking to upgrade to the latest-and-greatest model, making the switch to Android, or just in dire need of some cold, hard cash, here's how to sell your iPhone without getting ripped off. More>>

How to fix problems with Apple MacBook not starting up

Learn how to fix problems with Apple MacBook not starting up. If your MacBook can no longer start properly, it's important to find the cause. We'll go through the common issues that cause this problem and how to address them. More>>

These are the best Amazon Echo and Google Home deals just in time for Christmas

Smart home inventories at major retailers are dwindling. If you're searching for smart home gifts for delivery before Christmas, don't delay. We found the best deals on Amazon and Walmart for Alexa and Google Home products. More>>

Walmart discounts the Roomba 618 just in time for last-minute holiday shoppers

Normally priced at $269, the iRobot Roomba 618 robot vacuum is currently on sale for just $229 from Walmart during their last-minute gift sale. With free two-day shipping, you can even get it before Christmas. More>>

The best holiday lights

The best holiday lights today are smart, long-lasting, easily programmed, and available in many different colors and modes. We've collected some of the best Christmas lights at a variety of price points for you to check out! More>>

Save up to $200 on Roomba and other robot vacuums before Christmas

We've found the best discounts on robot vacuum cleaners on brands such as Roomba, Shark, Eufy, and Ecovacs Deebot. Whether you're buying Christmas gifts or just need a little help around the house, these fourteen deals can... More>>

The best last-minute smart home gifts of 2018

Looking for a smart home gift to buy for someone on your list? It's not too late! Of all the gadgets we research and test, these are our picks for the best last-minute smart home gifts for 2018. More>>

Ward off porch pirates with these best outdoor security cameras

Worried about porch pirates stealing your packages, or intruders entering your home? Always be in the know about who or what is on your property by installing one of these outdoor security cameras. More>>

How to use Samsung’s Bixby assistant for all of your smartphone tasks

Samsung Bixby is a powerful tool, but not the most intuitive one we've encountered. Here's how to set up and use every feature of Samsung's digital assistant, as well as what to expect in the future. More>>

These activists are hacking housing problems in NYC using apps and data

There are 1.2 million people living in "deficient" housing in New York City and now these coders are making easy-to-use, intuitive apps designed to give tenants a fighting chance against unscrupulous landlords. More>>

Best Walmart deals on Keurig and Nespresso coffee makers, espresso machines

The days till Christmas are slipping by, but these Walmart deals on Keurig and Nespresso coffee makers are prime candidates for last-minute gift selections. All four coffee makers ship for free in time to arrive before... More>>

Ring, Amazon’s smart doorbell maker, explores technology that alerts police

Smart doorbells have been using facial-recognition technology to mark friends and family but a pair of patents filed by Ring could lead to doorbells that automatically identify suspicious persons and notify police. More>>

Your Christmas tree might be bright, but here’s how to make it smart

Did you know you can make your Christmas tree smart, just like many of the other electronics and gadgets in your home? You can even create routines involving your tree. Here’s how to make a smart Christmas tree this... More>>

How to change your mouse cursor in Windows

The standard mouse cursor is boring, so change it! With this guide on how to change your mouse cursor in Windows, you can choose to use one of Microsoft's pre-installed cursors or download something a bit more extravagant. More>>

Is somebody watching you? How to stop apps from tracking your location

If you don't like the idea of your every movement being tracked by apps on the phone in your pocket, then you may want to turn location tracking off. We take a look at how to do it on an iPhone or Android phone in this... More>>

Best deals on electronics gifts under $100 for high-tech homes

The holiday season is in full swing with Christmas just around the corner. New deals on interesting, fun, and practical electronic gifts under $100 from major online retailers can convert last-minute shoppers to savvy... More>>

Rocco wants to rock out. Parrot learns to use owner’s Amazon Alexa

Rocco, an African gray parrot, fell in love with his owner's Alexa unit and ordered himself treats and other goodies, but mostly uses the smart assistant to rock out to his favorite music. More>>

How to partition your hard drive in Windows

If you don't want all of your files stored in one place but only have one drive to work with, partitioning is your best way forward. Here's how to partition a hard drive in Windows 10, step by step. More>>

Learn how to easily set up speech-to-text in Windows 10

Looking for the dictation, speech-to-text, and voice control options in Windows 10? Here's how to set up speech-to-text in Windows 10 and use it to go hands-free in a variety of different tasks and applications within... More>>

Best deals for smart home plugs that control your lights and appliances

Smart hubs and speakers play central communication and management roles in your home, but smart plugs let you add lights and appliances to your system. Any smart plug you buy must support one feature or anything you plug... More>>

Amazon sent me a Christmas tree. Did it leave me pining for more?

Is driving to a Christmas tree lot or farm to get some fresh pine a daunting task that you dread every year? Good news: Amazon is now selling real Christmas trees with free shipping. We decided to order one to see how it... More>>

Holiday sales on mattresses, linens, and pillows

We've rounded up some of the best discounts and sales happening right now, so you can buy yourself (or your loved ones) new bedding without breaking your budget. Trust us when we say these are deals worth losing sleep over. More>>

These accessories take your already awesome Instant Pot to a whole new level

If you're familiar with the Instant Pot, you know that this bad boy acts as a pressure cooker, rice cooker, cake maker, egg boiler, and a lot more. Here are some must-have accessories to make Instant Pot cooking even better. More>>

The best Keurig coffee makers of 2018

Keurig machines simplify the process of making that important morning cup of coffee, but picking the right model for you can be difficult. Here's a detailed breakdown of the best machines in Keurig's current lineup. More>>

How to fix a dead pixel

Dead pixel got you down? We don't blame you. Check out our guide on how to fix a dead pixel and save yourself that costly screen replacement, or an unwanted trip to your local repair shop. More>>

Dear Instant Pot Smart: I love you. Thank you for changing my life

After taking the Instant Pot Smart WiFi Programmable Pressure Cooker for a spin, one long-time product reviewer finds much to love about the device she long coveted, despite that it’s not really that smart. More>>

Brew, drip, or press a fresh cup of joe with today’s best deals on coffee makers

To kick off the day with a fresh cup or upgrade your home coffee machine to accommodate the preferences of dinner guests, check these hot deals for drip coffee makers, espresso machines, and single-serving devices on... More>>

Ring Alarm vs. Nest Secure: Which one is right for you?

Thanks to the advance of technology, it's become really easy nowadays to secure your home and protect it from thieves, intruders, and unwanted guests. Which one of these two top contenders is right for you? More>>

Clean up with robot vac, upright vacuum, and spot and stain remover deals

Whether you're gift shopping or need to get your house ready for the holidays, deals on household cleaning appliances are always welcome. We found Walmart's best deals on robot vacs, upright vacuum cleaners, and spot and... More>>

Breathe easy, stay warm with Amazon’s one-day deal on a Dyson air purifier fan

Dyson is a leader in bringing consumers the latest in heating, cooling, and air purification. Its Pure Hot + Cool Link HP02 does all three — and for today only, it’s on sale on Amazon for $359. That’s $241 off the... More>>

Save big on these Braun electric razors and women’s epilators

Amazon and Walmart are currently offering limited-time deals for Braun electric razors and women's epilators. If you plan to make your way through all the festive parties this year with fresh smooth these tools will help. More>>

The best air fryer deals you can still snag before Christmas

Christmas is closing in on us fast, but you still have a little bit of time left for last-minute kitchen gifts. We've searched the depths of Amazon and Walmart to bring you the best air fryer deals going on right now. More>>

These Amazon kitchen deals are perfect for Christmas gifts and healthy eating

Today is day 10 of Amazon’s “12 Days of Deals,” and it’s all about kitchen. From blenders to Instant Pots to KitchenAid mixers and more, practical yet highly coveted small appliances are available for up to 50 percent off. More>>

Best deals on smart locks so you’ll never have to worry about unlocked doors

Is your front door locked? We found the best deals on smart home door locks that take the worry out of wondering if your home is secure. You can lock or unlock your doors remotely and some models let you control locks with... More>>

How to stop package thieves

The holiday season is fast approaching and the packages are arriving on our doorsteps. Are you worried about porch pirates stealing your gifts this holiday season? Here are some tips to help protect your purchases. More>>

This freewheeling Army truck-turned-tiny home is a labor of love

Most tiny homes are models of efficiency but one British metal worker has redefined the idea, converting an old Army truck into a mobile tiny home that comes with a bed, a sofa, a shower, and a beer garden. More>>

Keep an eye on things with the Alexa-enabled Ring video doorbell, now only $93

Smart home devices like the Ring video doorbell make it easier to keep an eye on your castle right from your smartphone – no matter where you are. If you want to smarten up your home security, here's how you can grab a... More>>

Best deals on home security cameras to save you from package thieves

Home security camera systems can help keep your home and your family safe. Amazon's deals on Blink security cameras and Ring Video Doorbells also help you save money on devices you can access regardless of your current... More>>

Save money by controlling your home’s temperature with these smart thermostat deals

With the winter season in full blast, there's no better time to save money with a smart home thermostat. We found the best deals available on smart home thermostats. Control your home's heating via smartphone or voice... More>>

The C By GE Smart LED Bulbs Work Seamlessly With Google Home

The Smart Light Starter Kit contains a smart lightbulb and a Google Home Mini. For those seeking to try out smart lights in their home, it's a great option and is currently on sale for just $35 through Google. More>>

The best mini fridges money can buy right now

Whether you're looking for a dorm room fridge or an addition to your basement bar, you'll find the perfect compact fridge on this list, and your brews will be chilling in no time. More>>

Zumper apartment rental app launches 24-hour acceptance feature

Apartment search app Zumper wants to give prospective tenants relief from long approval times with Book Now, a 24-hour decision turnaround feature. Book Now property landlords agree to approve or decline applications... More>>

The Dyson Pure Hot + Cold cools, warms, and purifiers the air in your home

The Dyson Pure Hot + Cold is an all-in-one temperature control system and air purifier designed to capture up to 99.97 percent of all harmful airborne particles that threaten the air quality of our homes every day. More>>

How to use Drop In and Announcements on Amazon’s Fire HD tablets

Amazon is giving some Fire HD tablets a big update. The tech giant released a software update that adds Drop In and Announcement modes to the Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10. Here's how to enable the new features on your Fire HD... More>>

How to convert M4A files to MP3

Despite its remarkable ability to retain audio fidelity at a smaller size, M4a files aren't the best when it comes to compatibility. Check out our basic guide on how to convert M4a files to MP3. More>>

The best office chairs for supporting your back at home or work

Sitting at the office all day can be tough on more than just your back. Check out our picks for the best office chairs, whether you're in the market for something basic or a bit more luxurious. More>>

How to change your Windows 10 login screen background, desktop wallpaper

Microsoft has made changing your login screen background and desktop wallpaper easy, but if you're new to Windows 10, there are no road signs leading the way. We provide a quick guide on how to make these changes and spice... More>>

Next year, Airbnb could change how houses are designed and built

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How to download YouTube videos

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