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2 ways to make almost real espresso without a pricey machine

No espresso machine? No problem! Here are two ways to make strong, rich joe that mimics the punch of espresso. → Read More

Fire pit tips: 5 ways to get the most out of it

Make sure you get the most fun out of your fire pit -- and stay safe while doing it. → Read More

Should you buy an iPhone 12 now that iPhone 13 is here? Here's how to decide

In many cases, going with the iPhone 13 is the better choice. But, the iPhone 12 may still be a good option for some. → Read More

Should you buy a cordless vacuum cleaner or robot vacuum?

Cordless vacuum cleaner or robot vacuum: We cover the reasons to choose one over the other. → Read More

Does buying an iPhone 12 make sense now that iPhone 13 is here? Some advice

In many cases, going with the iPhone 13 is the better choice. But, the iPhone 12 may still be a good option for some. → Read More

Does buying an iPhone 12 make sense now that iPhone 13 is here? Some advice

In many cases, going with the iPhone 13 is the better choice. But, the iPhone 12 may still be a good option for some. → Read More

New iPhone: Why now is the worst time to buy an iPhone 12

The iPhone 13 should be here very soon, which means the iPhone 12 will likely be cheaper in just a short while. → Read More

How to choose the best outdoor paint for your home

Whether it's siding, doors or trimming, here's how to pick the right exterior house paint. → Read More

With iPhone 13 coming, now is probably the worst time to buy an iPhone 12

The iPhone 12 is still worth buying, to be clear. Just probably not right now. → Read More

The best electric lawn mowers of 2021

We tested the most popular electric lawn mowers on the market in 2021. When the grass clippings settled, we decided these are our top picks. → Read More

Should you buy an iPhone 12 even though Apple's new iPhone 13 might arrive soon?

Does it even make sense to buy an iPhone 12 now? Here's what to consider. → Read More

The iRobot Roomba 'poopocalypse' problem, solved: This robot vacuum won't run over pet waste

The Roomba j7 robot vacuum has enough brains to see and avoid pet poop. → Read More

Should you buy an iPhone 12 even though Apple's new iPhone 13 might arrive soon?

Does it even make sense to buy an iPhone 12 now? Here's what to consider. → Read More

iRobot's new Roomba solves the 'poopocalypse' problem and actually avoids dog poop

The Roomba j7 robot vacuum is smart enough to spot and avoid pet poop. → Read More

'Pooptastrophe' no more: This Roomba will avoid dog poop instead of spreading it

iRobot's Roomba j7 robot vacuum is smart enough to spot and avoid pet poop. → Read More

iPhone 13 is coming soon, but will Apple's new iPhone be buttonless?

Apple could opt for a sleeker look and ditch the on/off button for the iPhone 13. → Read More

How to smoke meat low and slow on a charcoal grill

Make authentic barbecue at home on your Weber kettle with this low 'n' slow method. → Read More

US government to shutter division that reportedly scoured social media for Census disinformation

The Commerce Department's Investigations and Threat Management Service is being shut down following a probe into allegations of misconduct. → Read More

US government will kill ITMS division due to misconduct

The US Department of Commerce will eliminate its ITMS division within 90 days. → Read More

Google Pixel 6 vs. Pixel 5: The big rumored differences between new and old phones

Here's all the gossip we've heard about the Pixel 6 phones and how they compare to the Pixel 5. → Read More