home appliances

These Devices Can Prevent Major Home Damage and Save You Money

Smart-home sensors can detect leaks, frozen pipes, and open doors so that small problems don’t turn into big expenses.

3 Easy Ways to Save Energy Without Extra Effort

Save energy by making small changes to your habits when using the dishwasher, dryer, and refrigerator.

The robot homecoming is upon us

Robots were everywhere at CES, as has been the case for at least a decade. But there’s a different tenor to the robots shown off at the recent annual consumer tech event: they’re designed for home
Could the Avocado-Green Kitchen Make a Comeback?

Could the Avocado-Green Kitchen Make a Comeback?

The days of the all-white kitchen and plain stainless-steel appliances may be numbered.

Letter of Recommendation: Dumb Robot Vacuums

They’re poorly constructed and easily confused — but mine is the only gadget I can trust.
The Worst Tech Gifts We Give (and How to Do Better)

The Worst Tech Gifts We Give (and How to Do Better)

Gift cards and phone chargers make terrible presents. But those ideas can be transformed into gifts that people will cherish.
The Worst Tech Gifts We Give (and How to Do Better)

The Worst Tech Gifts We Give (and How to Do Better)

Gift cards and phone chargers make terrible presents. But those ideas can be transformed into gifts that people will cherish.
The Worst Tech Gifts We Give (and How to Do Better)

The Worst Tech Gifts We Give (and How to Do Better)

Gift cards and phone chargers make terrible presents. But those ideas can be transformed into gifts that people will cherish.

A High-Tech System to Make Homes More Healthy

It’s called Darwin, and it can eliminate water and air pollution in the home, while adjusting the lighting. And it is already in homes in Australia.
The iRobot Roomba s9+ and Braava m6 are the robots you should trust to clean your house well

The iRobot Roomba s9+ and Braava m6 are the robots you should trust to clean your house well

This holiday season, we’re going to be looking back at some of the best tech of the past year, and providing fresh reviews in a sort of ‘greatest hits’ across a range of categories. First up: iRobot’s
Can Quikr and Olx hold up as e-commerce giants eye India’s burgeoning used-goods market?
Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’

Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’

Of all the efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken environmental rules, the Make Dishwashers Great Again lobby might be the most peculiar.
Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’

Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’

Of all the efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken environmental rules, the Make Dishwashers Great Again lobby might be the most peculiar.
Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’

Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’

Of all the efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken environmental rules, the Make Dishwashers Great Again lobby might be the most peculiar.
Samsung takes on home appliances with its Ikea-like modular fridge and more

Samsung takes on home appliances with its Ikea-like modular fridge and more

At IFA 2019, Samsung introduced a range of techy home appliances, including a modular fridge, a quiet air purifier, and a wardrobe that can steam or dry your clothes.

How Tariffs Are Hurting My Business—And Your Wallet

Costs are going up and customers are feeling the heat.
Black+Decker advanced steam iron is on sale for just $19.99 at Walmart

Black+Decker advanced steam iron is on sale for just $19.99 at Walmart

TL;DR: The wrinkle-busting Black+Decker advanced steam iron should be at the top of your dorm room shopping list — grab one for just $19.99 at Walmart ($30 off the original price). Strolling into
10 of the best eco-friendly air conditioners, according to online reviews

10 of the best eco-friendly air conditioners, according to online reviews

Ah, summer. It’s the perfect time for many exciting and nostalgia-driven pastimesPool parties, BBQs, beach trips — fun! What’s not so fun? Being sweaty. And, you guessed it, summer is prime time for
The most (and least) reliable appliance brands in every category

The most (and least) reliable appliance brands in every category

New report from service provider Puls identifies which home appliances are least likely to get repaired. Plus, find out when the refrigerator is most likely to break down. Hint: It’s imminent.
Shark Ion robot vacuum cleaning bundle is $200 off at Walmart

Shark Ion robot vacuum cleaning bundle is $200 off at Walmart

TL;DR: The lightweight-yet-mighty Shark Ion robot vacuum system comes bundled with a helpful hand vacuum — and the whole thing is only $249 at Walmart ($200 off the original price). Robot vacuums are