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Recent articles by Megan:

Inside the smart home technology giving wounded veterans the life they deserve

Rob Jones was injured in Afghanistan in 2010. Then Tunnel to Towers built him a smart home. → Read More

Rowing against the current

Despite serious technology glitches and a major hurricane, Tori Murden McClure didn’t give up on her dream of rowing across the Atlantic Ocean. → Read More

Apple HomeKit wants to help lock down your security cameras, and here's why you need it

Apple HomeKit Secure Video promises a privacy-focused approach to storing your security camera footage. What does that really mean? → Read More

Ecobee SmartThermostat (2019) review: New Ecobee HomeKit smart thermostat puts an Alexa speaker on your wall for $249

Ecobee's next-gen thermostat looks a lot like the Ecobee4, but has some significant upgrades. → Read More

Amazon's Echo Show 5 smart display takes on the Google Nest Hub with a smaller screen

Amazon's newest smart display takes a smaller, cheaper and more privacy-oriented approach. → Read More

Which Amazon Echo speaker should you buy?

If you're looking for an Amazon device you can control with your voice, you have a lot of options. → Read More

Security camera showdown: Nest Cam IQ Outdoor vs. Arlo Ultra

It's the ultimate battle between two high-end outdoor home security cameras. → Read More

Security camera streams in 4K, has 180-degree field of view

Arlo's $600 Ultra 4K UHD Wire-Free Security 2-Camera System is pricey, but possibly worth the splurge. → Read More

How to use Alexa with your home security camera

Want to use Alexa voice commands to control a camera? Here's how. → Read More

6 tips on setting up your new Nest or Ring smart doorbell

We'll teach you how to get the most out of your new smart doorbell. → Read More

How to use Alexa and still keep your privacy

Update your Amazon Alexa settings to make your smart speaker a bit more secure. → Read More

Peloton Bike vs. Peloton Tread: Which should you buy?

Spin bike, treadmill or both? We'll help you pick your poison. → Read More

All-in-one home security systems should be much more popular

Commentary: I'm shocked all-in-one home security systems haven't caught on more. → Read More

Facebook's in the midst of an identity crisis and the Portal is the poster child

Commentary: We were worried about Facebook long before the Portal emerged, but the smart display is a cry for help from Mark Zuckerberg's social media monolith. → Read More

August View vs. Ring Video Doorbell 2

Which of these battery-powered video buzzers is best? → Read More

Vivint outdoor camera tells you when someone's there

The Outdoor Camera Pro joins Vivint's home security lineup with live streaming and "lurker detection." → Read More

Feel safer with these smart home security gadgets

From doorbells to leak detectors and beyond, these smart gadgets will help you feel safer at home. → Read More

August smart doorbell has an easy-breezy install

The $230 August View Doorbell Camera is a fine buzzer with an improved design and an easy wire-free installation. → Read More

Smart doorbell doesn't have everything I want

The $80 Audio Doorbell seems like a great deal at first glance, but you'll need a separate Arlo camera to stream live video. → Read More

What Sony's robot dog teaches us about biometric data privacy

Sony doesn't sell Aibo in Illinois because of the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act. → Read More