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How to reset Sonos One smart speaker

How to reset Sonos One smart speaker

Looking to sell your Sonos One? Here's how to perform a factory reset on the Sonos One smart speaker and remove all your sensitive information.
The Sonos One smart speaker on a countertop.

Sonos One vs. HomePod mini: which smart speaker is best?

Sonos One vs. HomePod mini: which smart speaker is best?

The Sonos One and HomePod mini are two of the best smart speakers of 2023. But which is best for your home? Here's a closer look at both to help you decide.
The Arlo Pro 4 home security camera installed outdoors.

Arlo Pro 4 vs. Arlo Pro 5S: which security camera comes out on top?

Arlo Pro 4 vs. Arlo Pro 5S: which security camera comes out on top?

The Arlo Pro 4 and Arlo Pro 5S are two of the best smart security cameras of 2023. But which is best for your home? Here's a closer look at both products.
Amazon Echo 4th Gen on a table.

How to disable Amazon Sidewalk (and why you should)

How to disable Amazon Sidewalk (and why you should)

Whether you don't trust big tech with your data or you're not looking to share any part of your Wi-Fi, here's how to disable Amazon Sidewalk with the Alexa app.
Nest Audio on a table.

How to reset Google Nest Audio

How to reset Google Nest Audio

If you're looking to sell your Google Nest Audio (or you're running into technical issues), resetting the smart speaker is a great idea. Here's how it works.
New 2021 Homepod Mini colors.

How to reset your HomePod mini

How to reset your HomePod mini

Is your HomePod mini acting funny? Or are you preparing to sell it? Here's how to reset your HomePod mini and restore its factory settings.
Wyze Smart thermostat installed on wall being adjusted.

How to reset the Wyze Thermostat

How to reset the Wyze Thermostat

Whether you're running into technical issues or preparing to sell your smart thermostat, here's how to factory reset your Wyze Thermostat.
Amazon Smart Plug.

How to set a timer on Amazon Smart Plugs

How to set a timer on Amazon Smart Plugs

If you're looking to automate your outlets, Amazon Smart Plugs are a great option. Here's what you need to know about creating a timer for your smart plugs.
The Google Nest Hub Smart Display on a nightstand.

The best Google Assistant-compatible devices

The best Google Assistant-compatible devices

Google Assistant can control lights, plugs, switches, thermostats, and more. Here are some of our favorite Google Home-compatible devices you can buy in 2023.
New 2021 Homepod Mini colors.

How to fix an orange flashing light on the HomePod mini

How to fix an orange flashing light on the HomePod mini

If you've encountered a flashing orange light on your HomePod mini, you're not alone. Here's a look at what causes the error and a few ways to fix it.
A white HomePod mini sitting on a desk.

Apple HomePod Mini vs. Apple HomePod

Apple HomePod Mini vs. Apple HomePod

Apple has revealed a revamped HomePod for 2023, but how does it compare to the HomePod mini? Here's a look at the similarities and differences between devices.
Apple HomePod second-gen.

Apple HomePod vs. Apple HomePod 2023

Apple HomePod vs. Apple HomePod 2023

The HomePod 2023 makes some big changes compared to its predecessor. Here's how its design, speakers, and smart home capabilities compare to the old model.
Meross Smart Outdoor Plug

The best outdoor smart plugs for 2023

The best outdoor smart plugs for 2023

Want to get your exterior lights up, but don't want to have to go outside to turn them on or off? Check out some of these app-controlled outdoor smart plugs.
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Should you mount your TV above a fireplace?

Should you mount your TV above a fireplace?

Designers and homeowners love mounting TVs above fireplaces. But for the sake of your health and the health of your TV, don't do it.
Arlo camera installed outside.

Are smart security cameras worth installing?

Are smart security cameras worth installing?

Installing a smart security camera is a big decision, requiring not just your money, but a good chunk of your time. But are they worth installing in 2023?
Ring Video Doorbell installed next to a white entry door.

5 tips and tricks for the Ring Video Doorbell

5 tips and tricks for the Ring Video Doorbell

The Ring Video Doorbell is a powerful device, but there are a few ways you can optimize its performance. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started.
The Google Nest Learning Thermostat in stainless steel.

Save money on your utility bills with these smart home gadgets

Save money on your utility bills with these smart home gadgets

From smart bulbs and smart thermostats to security cameras and more, these smart home devices can help you save money on your monthly utility bills.
Drop In on the Amazon Echo Show 10.

How to Drop In on an Echo, Echo Show, or Echo Dot

How to Drop In on an Echo, Echo Show, or Echo Dot

Amazon's Drop In feature allows users to communicate through Echo devices. Here's how to use the Drop In feature with your Echo smart speakers.
Amazon Echo speaker on a table.

How to make your own Alexa skills

How to make your own Alexa skills

Learn how to build your own Alexa skills with Amazon's tools. You can even share your new skills with friends or publish them to the Alexa Skills Store.
Apple HomePod mini on table

HomePod Mini vs. Echo Dot: which is better?

HomePod Mini vs. Echo Dot: which is better?

Amazon and Apple have two new smart speakers on the market, but which of these next-gen devices is truly the best? Let's take a deeper look at both speakers.

8 things you didn’t know smart lights could do

8 things you didn’t know smart lights could do

Sure, smart lights can be turned on/off with an app, but what else? In this piece, we explore eight lesser-known functions of most major smart light systems.
The Nest Hub Max front view.

How to set up your Google Home device

How to set up your Google Home device

Did you recently get a Google Home device? Learn how to set up your speaker or smart display in a few simple steps. We'll also tell you what to watch out for.

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