Google Nest Protect Smoke Alarm Review

We’ve all experienced this inconvenience: you’re cooking bacon on Sunday morning and the smoke detector goes off. How convenient would it be to shout “Bacon!” and did the alarm stop? We’re not there yet, but Google Nest Protect ticks just about every other wishlist item you’d want in a smoke detector, smart or otherwise. Admittedly, … Read more

The new Amazon Fire 7 tablet: how to pre-order now

Amazon’s affordable Fire 7 tablet has long been a favorite of kids and budget-conscious shoppers, but the newest 2019 model is starting to show its age. Luckily, Amazon just updated its most popular tablet with a faster processor, longer battery life, and finally a USB-C port for faster, easier charging. The new $59 Amazon Fire … Read more

Apple is discontinuing the iPod Touch: where you can still buy

The iPod as we know it is officially dead. On May 10, Apple announced that it was quietly discontinuing the $199 iPod Touch, the latest version of its iconic MP3 player. Basically an iPhone without the whole phone part, the iPod Touch will still be available “while supplies last”, and if you’re looking for a … Read more

How to Connect Google Nest Cam to Alexa

Google and Amazon devices haven’t always played well with each other, but that seems to be changing. Google recently announced a new Alexa skill that brings the search giant’s Nest cameras to Amazon’s Echo Show and Fire TV line of devices. That means you can ask Amazon Alexa to show your Nest Doorbell’s video feed … Read more

Beats Fit Pro, the best wireless headphones we’ve tested, are on sale

It’s no secret that we value the sound quality, ease of use and perfect fit of the Beats Fit Pro. And now you can get these gym-friendly headphones for $20 off the original price. At just $179.95, you can get our favorite wireless headphones for Apple users in black, white, or the perfectly pretty Stone … Read more

Microsoft Surface Laptop SE review

Whether the student in your life is back in the classroom or still learning remotely, having a good laptop for homework is more important than ever. The $249 Surface Laptop SE is the latest attempt to deliver just that, distilling Microsoft’s flagship laptop into a more compact, affordable, and streamlined package designed for K-8 students … Read more

EarFun Air Pro 2 review

EarFun has quietly become a major player in wireless headphones, offering premium audio quality at decidedly non-premium prices. The company’s EarFun Air has long reigned as our top budget earbud pick, with other models like the EarFun Free and EarFun Air Pro serving as strong runners-up. The EarFun Air Pro 2 are the brand’s latest … Read more

Logitech Lift Vertical Ergonomic Mouse Review

Just a few years ago, a fully realized ergonomic home office was generally the domain of devout freelancers and the less common long-distance virtual employee. Yet it is now realistically viewed by a veritable WFH army. That’s why, as one of those home-based soldiers, I was excited to try out Logitech’s new Vertical Ergonomic Lift … Read more

Used Samsung Galaxy phones: How to buy or trade one in

This article is part of CNN Underscored Earth Week, a week-long focus on our planet and how to celebrate and preserve it. We’ll be featuring tips on how to live more sustainably, products to help you spend more time in nature and exclusive offers all week, so check back each morning to see what’s new … Read more

Best Buy is offering a self-driving service to recycle old appliances and gadgets

Just in time for Earth Day (it’s Friday!), Best Buy is making it easier to get rid of your old gadgets and appliances with Self-Help Service, a new curbside pickup program. Rather than forcing you to find eco-friendly ways to get rid of old (complicated) laptops and household appliances (heavy, bulky, difficult to move), the … Read more