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  • All of the Roku Streaming Players Compared

    If you’re a bit lost by the different Roku models available, we break down the options, compare the features and give you recommendations for every situation.

  • The Best Open Earbuds You Can Buy Based on Our Testing

    Based on decades of testing headphones, I selected the most promising open earbuds to hit the market. These are my top picks for sound, comfort, and features.

  • Reviewed: The Massive Typhur Dome Air Fryer is Perfect for Families

    As an active home cook, this is the perfect solution for when I don’t want to heat my full-sized oven, yet it cooks far faster and browns beautifully.

  • BenQ LaptopBar Review: A Stylish Solution to Eye-Friendly Lighting

    After months of testing, it's clear: the LaptopBar consistently delivers glare-free task and ambient lighting, ensuring comfort and visibility in any setting.

  • Techlicious Top Picks of CES 2024 Awards

    CES never fails to amaze us with its annual showcase of new tech. Discover which innovative products won our Top Picks Award and why you'll love them too.

  • How to Watch TV with Wireless Headphones

    We share our picks for the best Bluetooth headphones for watching TV and the best Bluetooth transmitter, in case your TV doesn't have Bluetooth built-in.

  • Review: Sennheiser All-Day Clear - High-Quality Sound with a Catch

    The All-Day Clear offer excellent hearing amplification plus Bluetooth music streaming, but comes up short on personalized tuning and its subpar case.

  • Let’s Get Small! Review of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen 3 Laptop

    Good things come in small packages. Lenovo’s X1 Nano delivers, not only in terms of design and featherweight mobility but also in performance and flexibility.

  • TCL S Class 5.1 Soundbar: Big Sound, Small Price, Effortless Install

    The TCL S Class 5.1 soundbar delivers a significant audio boost over what's available from most TVs, with good surround separation for movie soundtracks.

  • TCL S Class S4: A Big Beautiful Picture with a Small Price Tag

    In the $500 range, there's a lot to choose from, but the TCL S Class S4 more than holds its own against the competition in terms of price and features.

  • Samsung Freestyle 2: A Portable Projector with Big Ambitions

    Our testing found that the Samsung FreeStyle 2 definitely sits at the upper end of portable projectors, with a big, bright picture and sound to match.

  • The Midea U-Shaped Window AC Quietly Delivers Superior Cooling

    Thanks to its innovative U-shaped design, the Midea U is one of the quietest AC units on the market, plus it delivers superior performance and convenience.

  • TCL Q7 QLED TV Boasts Top-Flight Picture Performance Under $1,000

    The TCL Q7 has a crisp, uniform picture and enough smart TV features to keep the whole family happy, making it one of the best 4K TVs under $1,000.

  • Review: Technics EAH-AZ80 Earbuds are Perfect for Music Lovers

    With terrific sound quality, a high degree of comfort, and plenty of features, the Technics EAH-AZ80 are easy to recommend, even if ANC is a little lacking.

  • Coway Airmega Icon: An Attractive Easy-to-use Air Purifier

    After testing the Airmega Icon for several months, I found it quickly and quietly cleans the air and is simple to use, making it easy to recommend.

  • Samsung Neo QLED 4K 65-inch Smart TV QN90C: A Movie Lover's Dream TV

    Samsung's QN90C delivers a bright picture, without compromising on clarity or color, and offers one of the most accurate pictures available in 4K TV. 

  • The Typhur InstaProbe Is Our New Favorite Instant-Read Thermometer

    In multiple tests, the Typhur InstaProbe demonstrated top-notch accuracy and fast response times, and its bright OLED display is the best on the market.

  • Eargo 7: the Best (and Priciest) All-Day Invisible OTC Hearing Aids

    The Eargo 7 are the most natural-sounding, all-day-wear comfortable, and invisible OTC hearing aids currently available, but you'll pay a steep price.

  • iRobot Roomba Combo j7+: a Worry-Free Mop Vac for Low-Traffic Floors

    The Roomba Combo j7+'s mop head lifts away so you can vacuum and wet mop in one pass without cross-contamination worries, but it won't scrub your floors clean.

  • Review of the Nespresso Lattissima Pro

    The Lattissima Pro by DeLonghi makes excellent espressos, lattes and cappuccinos, and is the best Nespresso machine available.

  • Samsung HW-Q800C Soundbar Review: Serious Sound, Unobtrusive Design

    Samsung’s slim HW-Q800C soundbar and subwoofer pairing earns our Editor’s Choice, bringing simplicity and superior sound to the home theater experience.

  • How to Pick the Best Surge Protector

    I spoke to experts and did extensive research to uncover what matters most when choosing a surge protector, and which products are worth the money.

  • The Sony CRE-E10 Are the Best OTC Hearing Aids for Music Streaming

    The CRE-E10 offer the best auditory experience – music and general listening – of all OTC hearing aids with music streaming currently on the market.

  • Review: Sony CRE-10 OTC Hearing Aids Deliver Great Sound with One Flaw

    The Sony CRE-C10's discriminating and natural sound amplification and in-ear comfort are so good they'll make you overlook the annoying battery issue.

  • Amazon's Alexa Voice Remote Pro Comes Loaded with Convenience Features

    Amazon packed in just about everything you’d want in an Alexa-enabled TV remote control and added buttons you can assign to control smart home devices.

  • Anker 757 PowerHouse: A Portable Generator with Extra-Long Lifespan

    The 757 PowerHouse uses batteries that deliver six times the charging cycles of other generators, making it easy to recommend for emergency use. 

  • Review: DeLonghi La Specialista Arte Delivers for At-home Baristas

    For baristas at heart, the Arte provides a great experience. However, this may not be the machine for you if you're looking for one-button simplicity.

  • Bose QuietComfort II Earbuds Raise the Bar for Noise-Canceling Earbuds

    The quality of noise canceling in the QuietComfort Earbuds II is a giant step up from other headphones, though call quality suffers in loud environments.

  • Anker 524 is a Convenient Little Power Strip for Travel or Dorms

    The Anker 524 offers a cleverly designed form factor, a full feature set, and will run you less than $30. I even bought one for my college-bound son.

  • Lenovo's Attractive Chromebook Duet 3 2-in-1 Delivers Excellent Value

    The Duet 3 is a complete 2-in-1 package with a folio keyboard case in box and plenty of power for everyday tasks, but some corners were cut to save costs.

  • Review: Roborock's Set-and-Forget S7 MaxV Ultra Robotic Floor Cleaner

    Our testing found that it delivered excellent cleaning, intuitive operation and fully autonomous switching between mopping floors and vacuuming carpet.

  • Review of Kohler’s Affordable & Stylish Puretide Bidet

    If you want to make the move to a bidet and have a limited budget, the Kohler Puretide should be on your shortlist for its performance and attractive design.

  • Can Bite Away Stop Insect Bite Itch?

    We tested Bite Away on a trip to the mosquito haven of the Maine coast and found it quickly and effectively reduced the itching from my family's bites.

  • The New Samsung S800B Defines the Ultra-Slim Soundbar Category

    The S800B is an innovative soundbar that defines the ultra-slim soundbar category, offering an aesthetic advantage and clear, balance sound. 

  • Testing Shows the Panasonic Nanoe Dries Hair Fast & Reduces Frizz

    The Panasonic Nanoe EH-NA67-W’s unique oscillating quick-dry nozzle and Nanoe hydrating technology pay off in quick, smooth blowouts.

  • Samsung QN90B 4K Neo-QLED TV Hands-On

    The QN90B is a dead ringer for last year's excellent QN90A, but a new 14-bit processor delivers better picture quality compared to its predecessor.

  • The Best Phone Insurance Options Compared for 2022

    We compare the details of plans offered by the carriers, Apple, Samsung, and aftermarket providers to determine which plans provide the best coverage.

  • The Best White Noise Apps

    Our favorite white noise apps use the science of sound to help you get a better night's sleep, de-stress and improve work performance.

  • Review of the Miele Triflex HX1 Pro Stick Vac

    I’m sold on the Triflex HX1 Pro's stand-up convenience, three-way modularity, powerful suction, and other unique attributes, but it is not perfect.

  • The Best Weather Sites

    After spending weeks visiting weather sites, I found three that deliver a great experience based on forecast accuracy, design, and depth of information.

  • Review of the LG CordZero A9 Ultimate Stick Vac

    The CordZero A9 Ultimate has above-average suction and a clever telescoping design. However, problems arising from its small dustbin make it hard to recommend.

  • Samsung’s New Matte Display for The Frame TV Looks Amazing

    When I saw the TVs live at CES, I was blown away by the effect. Reflections were almost non-existent and pictures looked like they were painted on canvas.

  • Roborock's S7 MaxV Ultra Mop-vac Runs for Weeks Without Maintenance

    Roborock's new S7MaxV Ultra has a unique docking station that services and cleans the mop-vac, letting you forget about cleaning for weeks at a time. 

  • Withings Body Scan Gives You a Daily Check-up

    The Body Scan provides a fuller picture of your health than any other scale, including heart health, more detailed body composition, and nerve activity.

  • Review of the Dyson V15 Detect Stick Vac

    After testing the Dyson V15 Detect for several months, I found that Dyson still retains the title of stick vac to beat, with just a couple of caveats.

  • The Best True Wireless Earbuds Under $100

    I spent weeks testing more than two dozen true wireless earbuds and found 6 that I highly recommend for their sound quality, comfort, and easy-to-use controls.

  • Lovesac Sactionals StealthTech is an Impressive Hidden Home Theater

    I reviewed Lovesac's Sactionals StealthTech and was wowed by the integrated speakers' ability to produce an enjoyable, immersive home theater experience.

  • Review of the GoPro Hero10 Black - the Best GoPro Camera Yet

    The Hero10 Black is a well-defined formula that has been tweaked for maximum performance and usability, making it undeniably the best GoPro camera yet.

  • The Best Indoor TV Antenna for HD and 4K

    An HDTV antenna is a must-have accessory for cord-cutters. We the tested top-rated antennas to determine which provided the best real-world performance.

  • Review of the Eargo 5

    After testing the Eargo 5 for six weeks, we consider it to be the best over-the-counter hearing aid available without a prescription. Find out why.

  • The Best Free YouTube Video Downloader Is Fast and Easy to Use

    Our tests show which free YouTube downloader offers safe, high-speed downloads of up to 8K videos and the ability to easily download playlists and channels.

  • The Best Free Movie Sites Ranked from Awesome to Awful

    We spent weeks evaluating nearly a dozen free streaming movie services to find those with the best selection of films with the fewest annoying ads.

  • The Best VPNs for Protecting Your Privacy

    Many VPNs don't deliver on what they promise. Our tests show which VPNs offer the best combination of privacy, speed, features, and proven trustworthiness.

  • Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 vs Pro - Is It Worth the Upgrade

    With a wider field of view, enhanced night vision, and two new motion tracking technologies, the Ring Pro 2 is worth the upgrade over the Ring Pro.

  • 7 Best Open-Ear Bluetooth Headphones

    These are our picks for the best open-ear Bluetooth headphones, in a variety of styles, that provide surprisingly good sound and solid features

  • Review of the Lockly Vision Smart Lock

    Lockly is the first to combine two popular smart security devices, a doorbell camera and a smart lock, in one device – but the combo doesn't impress us.

  • Review of the Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus

    The non-wired Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus delivers high-quality Full HD video and excellent security features. Here's why we're impressed.

  • Review of the Nuheara IQbuds2 Max

    Nuheara's IQbuds2 Max true wireless buds with active noise cancellation are arguably the best-sounding true wireless buds for both music and conversation.

  • The Best TV Under $1,000

    The TCL 6-Series 65-inch 4K TV offers the best combination of picture quality, price, features, and ease of use for under $1,000. Here's why. 

  • Review of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro

    The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are in the upper tier of great-sounding true-wireless buds with effective noise canceling and the best ambient sound mode we've heard.

  • The Best WiFi Extender for Xfinity Internet Service

    The most convenient and cost-effective WiFi extender for Xfinity customers is a mesh WiFi system. Check out our top picks for most users and heavy users. 

  • Review of the Xfinity Gen 2 xFi Pods

    The Gen 2 xFi Pods, which measured five times faster than the originals in our tests, are the best WiFi extender for most Xfinity customers. Here's why.

  • The Best Turkey Fryers - 2020

    Looking to fry up some turkey this Thanksgiving? These turkey fryers are the best ones on the market and they won't cost you a wing and a leg to get cooking.

  • 3 Top Smart Thermostats

    Our top thermostat picks optimize the temperature throughout the day and make adjustments when you're away to keep you comfortable and save you money.

  • 3 Top DIY Home Security Systems

    We evaluated ease-of-use, features, integration with other smart home devices, and reviews by pros and consumers to pick the best DIY home security systems.

  • The Best Note Taking Tablets

    Whether you like to type or hand write your notes, we found the best tablets for taking notes. 

  • Review of the DeLonghi Dinamica TrueBrew Over Ice Automatic Espresso Maker

    Editor's Choice: The DeLonghi Dinamica is a solid automatic espresso machine with the added bonus of an iced coffee feature that works really well. 

  • Review of the Kwikset Halo Smart Lock

    Halo’s unique combination of app, keypad, and key lock/unlock options provides the operational flexibility that will appeal to all levels of tech users.

  • The Best Ultra-Compact Portable Phone Chargers

    When you're running out of battery but don't have space to carry a regular portable charger, these tiny chargers come to the rescue.

  • The Best Web Browsers

    Our experts review the top web browsers to determine which provide the best online privacy, security, and productivity, with a speedy browsing experience.

  • The Best Cloud Storage Services

    We went through the cloud storage service options to find the services will keep your files safe and offer the best combination of features and price for most people.

  • Review of the DeLonghi Eletta Automatic Espresso/Cappuccino Maker

    I spent more than two months with the DeLonghi Eletta, creating hundreds of coffee drinks. Overall, it's a great machine, with a few minor quibbles.

  • The Best Amazon Price History Tracker

    If you want to get the best deal online, you have to do more than just comparison shop. Tracking price history lets you save by buying when prices are lowest.

  • Review of the Eargo Neo HiFi

    The Eargo Neo HiFi over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aid is discreet, easy to use and wear, and the best sounding and highest-value OTC device available. Here's why.  

  • The Best Wireless Headphones for Watching TV

    Here are the wireless headphones that offer the best balance of sound quality, comfort, and wireless range for general viewers, as well as gamers and audiophiles.

  • Techlicious Top Picks of Toy Fair 2020

    At the 2020 New York Toy Fair, we found 10 incredibly innovative playthings that S.T.E.A.M up young brains with concepts in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. 

  • 5 Best Ways to Watch TV with Wireless Headphones

    We share our picks for the best Bluetooth headphones for watching TV and the best Bluetooth transmitter, in case your TV Doesn't have Bluetooth built-in.

  • Review of the Coway Bidetmega 200 Bidet Seat

    After months of living with the Coway Bidetmega 200, I’m sold on the fresh feeling and convenience of the Coway Bidetmega smart bidet seat. It’s my affordable daily luxury.

  • The Best Password Managers

    Apps that encrypt, store and create strong passwords are the only way to secure dozens of online accounts. Here are the best.

  • The Best Free VPNs

    These VPN providers are trustworthy, with gold-standard security and privacy practices, and are the best free VPN options available today.

  • Review of the Panasonic High Speed Toaster Oven

    The Panasonic High Speed Toaster Oven is a heck of a bargain at $80 and is my recommendation for anyone who wants a more-than-solid toaster oven at a very reasonable price.

  • The Best Blue Light Glasses

    We tested and found the best blue light glasses, whether you’re looking for readers, gaming glasses, or just basic blue light protection for yourself or the kids.

  • Review of the Polar OH1 Heart Rate Monitor

    The Polar OH1's small size, comfort, ease of use, and standalone workout tracking will make it the best armband optical heart rate monitor for most people.

  • Boost Your WiFi with a Range Extender

    Increase your Wi-Fi coverage throughout your entire house with one of our recommended extenders.

  • The Best Streaming Video Services

    Cable TV is expensive, but so is subscribing to dozens of streaming services. Let us help you spend your money wisely and pick the right service (or services) for you.

  • The Best Free Photoshop Alternatives

    These three free programs offer just as good – if not better – features than Photoshop and will help you become a better photo editor.

  • 4 Portable Air Conditioners to Keep You Cool

    These portable room air conditioners keep you cool without requiring installation in a window or through a wall. One even works outside.

  • Review of the Quell 2.0 Wearable Pain Relief Device

    The next-gen NeuroMetrix Quell 2.0 wearable is a smarter, more integrated device to help relieve chronic pain using the body’s natural opioid painkillers.

  • 6 Great Chromebooks for Every Type of User

    While Chromebooks may have started out as budget alternatives to traditional laptops, there's now a wide range of options. One of our picks will be perfect for you.

  • The Best Photo Sharing Sites

    Organize large photo collections, create shared albums and ensure your pictures stay with you no matter what device they come from.

  • The Best TV under $500

    When you want a big screen TV but you're on a budget, this TV gives you the most bang for your buck.

  • Techlicious Top Picks of CES 2019 Awards

    From the latest televisions to ground-breaking high-tech beauty products, our editors picked their favorite products from the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show.

  • The Best True-Wireless Earbuds

    Our top picks in true-wireless earbuds offer more features, a better fit and a lower price than the iconic Apple AirPods.

  • The Best Laptops Under $500

    These are our top picks for the 6 best laptops under $500 that offer portability and power for a reasonable price, including two under $250.

  • The Best Music Streaming Services

    Our picks for the best music streaming services offer 30+ million of songs, plenty of ways to find music, offline listening and extras that make them stand out.

  • The Best Smart Locks

    One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to smart locks, so we found the best smart locks for every situation and need. 

  • The Best Grocery List Apps

    These grocery apps let you share one grocery list with everyone, store coupons and organize your list so you can shop by aisle in your favorite store.

  • The Best Smart Pet Feeders

    These feeders offer the usual functions of giving treats and providing meals but have extra features to make your life as a pet parent easier.

  • The Best Vacuum Cleaners

    Do you like an upright or canister? Do you prefer bagged or bagless? We take you through the options and our top picks for each type of vacuum cleaner.

  • The Best Workout Headphones

    Motivating music — and a great set of headphones — can make all the difference in keeping up your exercise habit

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