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Hands-on: Samsung DeX for Galaxy S8

The docking station will connect to a big screen using HDMI and let you use your Android apps in a full desktop environment.

Windows 10 Creators Update Review: Microsoft makes it fun

The Creators Update may not have everything Microsoft promised, but what's there is fun: gaming, inking, e-reading and more.

iHome iSP6 and iSP8 SmartPlug reviews: An easy entree into the smart home

The iHome SP6 and iSP8 SmartPlugs push a lot of the right buttons. First off, their horizontal oblong form factor allows another plug to fit in above or below in a conventional two-outlet fixture. You can even plug two SmartPlug units into the same fixture without a squeeze.Second, while it has its own account-based remote access and management, allowing scheduling, it’s also ready for HomeKit for iPhone and iPad users. This offers maximum flexibility depending on which system you use and what might change for you in the future. For remote access, HomeKit requires a third- or fourth-generation Apple TV; for automation and to add access for other iOS users, the network must have an iPad or a fourth-generation Apple TV set up as a hub. The iHome also works with the Alexa, SmartThings, Wink, and Nest smart home ecosystems.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Ezviz Mini 360 Plus review: This little security camera covers a lot of ground

Ezviz has produced some terrific, inexpensive DIY home security cameras: the Ezviz Mini Plus, a full-featured indoor camera small in both size and price, and the Ezviz Husky, a weatherproof outdoor camera. Now, the company has released the Ezviz Mini 360 Plus ($80), a pan-and-tilt camera for rooms so large that a fixed-angle camera won’t do no matter how wide its field of view.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here