How to improve sound and voice recognition on your Google Home device

While Google Home is great, its sound quality and voice recognition are far from perfect. Here are some ways to improve the sound and voice recognition features on your Google Home speaker.
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Keep tabs on your pounds with these best bathroom scales

Today’s scales measure everything from your body mass index to your bone mass, and with connected apps and fitness trackers, could be the tool to help you reach your fitness goals. Here are some of our favorite models.
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Win a stay in a tiny house designed by tiny comedian Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart, the multimillion-dollar comedian, left the stage behind for a bit and made himself the perfect tiny house. You can enter to win a chance to make yourself at home in it through Booking.com.
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Beermkr is the all-in-one craft beer homebrewing machine

Beermkr is a new project on Kickstarter that promises to simplify the homebrewing process and make it easy for anyone to start brewing their own beer at home. The connected homebrewer can be monitored entirely from a smartphone.
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Lockbox for fridge keeps medication and alcohol away from kids, wins hackathon

A locking refrigerator door to secure alcohol, medications, and/or food from unauthorized consumers won the top prize at a GE-backed hackathon. Other winners: a washing machine load sensor and a dishwasher handle that dries wet towels.
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Nest vs. Ecobee: Which is the better smart thermostat?

Ever wonder how the Nest Learning Thermostat stacks up against the ecobee4? From cost to voice-assistant integration, we break down the features of both devices to help you make a decision for yourself.
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These accessories will take your already awesome Instant Pot to a whole new level

If you’re familiar with the Instant Pot, you know that this bad boys acts as a pressure cooker, rice cooker, cake maker, egg boiler, and a lot more. Here are some must-have accessories to make Instant Pot cooking even better.
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Echo Show hands-on review

The pressure was on to make a bigger, better Echo Show device, and Amazon delivered. Featuring a larger screen and better sound, the new Show is a combined smart speaker, TV, and overall entertainment center in one.
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Second-gen vs. third-gen Echo Dot: What’s the difference?

Amazon’s latest Dot promises better sound and a softer appearance than its predecessor for a few dollars more. If you’re still debating between the second and third-generation models, here’s what you need to know.
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