While Bluetooth proximity unlocking and the GPS locator features of Viper SmartStart and SmartKey come in handy, it is a fairly big installation and will apply to limited scenarios and vehicles.
If you're looking for an easy and (relatively) affordable entry point into home automation, then SmartThings makes a lot of sense.
Viper's new SmartKey system includes the ability to unlock your car through Bluetooth, and offers GPS location features.
Tired of waiting for Apple to make a play for the smart home? Here are the kits and devices that you can get started with today.
The US Army buys a handful of computer systems that can turn lesser-trained soldiers into premier snipers.
Formerly known as the Vita TV, the micro game console will be available for $99 or in a $139 bundle with a controller. We gave it a try at E3 2014.
With their 360-degree rotating screens, the new 13.3-inch Pavilion and 15.6-inch Envy x360 convertibles join the budget-friendly 11.6-inch x360 from earlier this year.
Lutron's Smart Bridge and related app work great, but the price is much too high for basic automated dimmer capabilities. If you plan to add other connected devices, its value will improve considerably.
The Lutron Smart Bridge offers DIY connected home builders the tools to command lights, shades, and thermostats via a mobile app.
If you're looking to get started in the world of Chrome OS, the Asus Chromebox is a very good starting point--so long as you don't mind bringing your own peripherals.