Netgear’s Arlo Pro 2 is an expensive, but capable home camera system

Here’s the thing about home security systems: they are expensive, usually require experts to install them, and for the good ones you’ll need to pay a monthly fee starting at $30 to have a company monitor them. While they won’t provide the same level of security as a professionally installed system from ADT or Slomin, […]

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Amazon Echo Plus review: Alexa, is this all you’ve got?

Amazon’s new $100 Echo is a disappointment for anyone looking to upgrade from the original model. Sure, it’s nearly half the price, but its sound quality is also significantly worse. With that in mind, the $150 Echo Plus seems like a far better successor on paper. It features better speakers and a built-in smart home […]

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Amazon Cloud Cam review: A Nest Cam rival with Alexa smarts

The home-security-camera market is a saturated one, with contenders from the likes of Logitech, Netgear and, perhaps trendiest of all, Nest. Now there’s another, rather surprising, company joining that fray: Amazon. Like the others, Amazon’s “Cloud Cam” keeps tabs on your home while you’re away, but it also works with Alexa. It’s a decent camera […]

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GenZe has a commuter e-bike for a connected world

Cities have started to embrace their bike-riding commuters. More and more bike lanes are appearing on city streets as transportation departments realize that more bikes means less congestion. For longtime riders, it’s a blessing. For those bike-curious folks, the chance to get to work without weaving in and out of cars means the jump to […]

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A dedicated AI chip is squandered on Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro

Let’s face it: The AI hype train isn’t going away, and soon all our devices will be run by artificial intelligence. While Apple’s answer to the AI takeover is to just call its new A11 processor “Bionic,” Huawei has taken a more concrete approach. The company embedded a neural processing unit (NPU) on its Kirin […]

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