Ry Crist

Ry Crist, an associate editor for CNET, the consumer-electronics website. He specializes in smart and automated home electronics products and systems. CNET.com

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Best Wi-Fi Devices to Boost Your Internet

Here are some of today’s best products to improve Wi-Fi speed and eliminate dead zones.


Do-It-Yourself Home Security Systems

They’re Easy to Set Up About 20% of US homes have professionally installed and monitored security systems. These services, with…


The Surprising Truth About Bright Light Therapy, SAD and Depression

Bright light therapy—the use of special fluorescent bulbs that are many times brighter than standard illumination—brings some of the power…