The best Alexa-compatible smart-home devices for Amazon Echo
Everything from light bulbs to sprinkler controls.
The best home security system
Ring Alarm is the most comprehensive system, though Simplisafe has a more attractive design.
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Other picks include Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite and the Apple Mac mini.
The best portable hard drive
Seagate has a great 2TB drive that's reliable, lightweight and fast.
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Other picks include a Netgear Arlo Q security cam two-pack and iHome Control WiFi leak sensor.
Our favorite mechanical keyboards
They're not just for gamers.
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Other picks include the Anker Soundcore Space NC headphones and Coway Mighty Air Purifier.
The best AV receiver
Look at the Yamaha RX-V685 to be the center of your living room setup.
The best slow cooker
This slow-cooker has been Wirecutter's pick since 2013, and it's still the champion.