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You’ll find our reviews for all things safe and smart to help you live a better life. Some reviews are more in-depth and cover all aspects (e.g. pros, cons, pricing, plans, customer testimonials and more). But, others are more “A vs B” style articles, where we compare two companies side-by-side to show you how they are the same and where they differ in their offerings. We find these types of comparisons to be very helpful when it comes to choosing the products and services that will enhance and improve your life.

Best Online Doctor Consultation: Amwell vs Doctor on Demand vs Teladoc vs Mdlive vs Healthtap

Doctor at computer

You’re away on a work trip when you get strep throat, and you don’t have time to go to the doctor. Wouldn’t it be nice to get a prescription without finding a doctor’s office, trying to schedule an appointment and filling out all of that endless paperwork? This is where using a virtual doctor app can be handy. From the comfort of your bed, you can visit with a physician, get a diagnosis and have medication prescribed. Learn more about how these services work and if they really work as they’re advertised…

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Apple Watch Review: How Do You Like Them Apples?

Apple Watch & iphone Review

It seems like anything Apple puts on the market we, as consumers, treat it like gold. We love the sleek look of their devices, the compatibility, the features and the name behind the product. When you hear about the company Apple, you probably think of quality electronic devices but at a more expensive price point. Is it worth it in the end? That’s what we’re going to discuss here today. The Apple Watch had a lot of chatter about it before it even hit the market and now that it’s had some time out in the world, what do we think of it? We’ll go over the key points of the Apple Watch and let you make the decision as to whether you think it’s a “must buy” or a “no thank you”…

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Fabletics Review: Stylish, Quality Activewear for Women and Men

Two girls standing in yoga pants

Most of us ladies probably agree that getting new clothes for working out can add a little extra motivation to burn those calories. Fabletics by Kate Hudson offers attractive, comfortable workout outfits in various colors, sizes and styles. Fabletics is a clothing box subscription service targeted toward women, but they’ve also added some men’s items to their lineup. Read our review of Kate Hudson workout clothes to see if they’re the best fit for you…

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Best WiFi Security Camera: Amcrest vs Foscam vs Nest Cam vs Dropcam vs Vuezone vs Arlo vs Dlink vs Samsung Smartcam vs Netcam vs Piper

Man setting up Arlo outside

Plug-and-play cameras are versatile for many uses including home security, baby monitors and pet cams. These versatile WiFi security cameras are easy to relocate, and many have two-way voice so you can communicate with those at home while you are away. Find out which wireless security cameras make our top 3 and determine which is the best smartcam for your needs…

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Cujo Smart Firewall Review: The Best Guard Dog Against Home Hackers?

Cujo Smart Firewall in office

You likely heard the buzz earlier this year when WikiLeaks revealed that the CIA has been spying through Samsung smart TVs and other devices. While most of us don’t necessarily have to worry about the CIA, we do need protection from hackers looking to steal our identity or financial information. And this threat isn’t just to our laptops, PCs and smartphones. If you have smart devices connected to your home’s network, they’re all susceptible to hackers and malware. Yes, this includes everything from baby monitors and security cameras to smart dishwashers and microwaves. In fact, hackers look specifically for vulnerable devices — and every smart device is up for grabs. That’s why protecting your entire smart home network is invaluable. So, what can Cujo do for you? Keep reading to learn more…

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Best Baby Monitor Reviews: Keep An Eye On Your Little Ones

Baby sleeping: Best Baby Monitor Reviews

Nervous when you don’t have your eyes and ears on your baby at all times? Baby monitors are an excellent way to ease your fears when your bundle of joy is in the nursery and (slightly) out of your reach. But there are so many choices on the market. How do you know which ones are reliable and within your budget? Here we break down the best baby camera monitor by categories to help you make the right choice…

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What Is the Best Home Robot? Zenbo vs Jibo vs Buddy & More!

Couple with smart robot on counter

Are you a smart-home tech junkie just waiting for your next fix? Can’t wait to kick up your Alexa-enabled home a notch? Well, 2017 could be a jackpot year, when the promise of home robots finally hits the market. We’re not there just yet, but the market’s closing in quickly. Read our take on the best home robot products, some of which will be consumer-ready by the end of the year… 

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Best External Battery Packs: Stop Your Smartphone From Dying

iPhone and battery pack: Best External Battery Pack

Are you tired of being limited to the number of hours you can use your phone because of your smartphone’s battery life? Why not get yourself a battery case or an external battery pack, so you’re not running on empty while you’re trying to catch up on your social media feeds? Charge your phone and battery pack overnight while you sleep. Then, when you wake up in the morning, you’ll be set for hours upon hours of using your phone with a fully charged phone and back up plan…

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