The Apple Watch is the most ambitious, well-constructed smartwatch ever seen, but first-gen shortfalls make it feel more like a fashionable toy than a necessary tool. That may change with a big software update later this year, though.
The iPhone 6 Plus is an outstanding choice for those with big budgets and big pockets, but power users seeking even more flexibility should audition the Galaxy Note 4 as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is satisfyingly simple tablet, but its lackluster screen and relatively high price make it forgettable.
Bosch will expand its Home Connect app launched last year to smarten up fridges, washing machines, dryers, and coffee machines.
The Beyerdynamic T51i is one of the best on-ear headphones available, offering excellent sound quality and a comfortable fit.
Logitech's K380 keyboard connects to three different Bluetooth wireless devices at once.
This good-looking fanless hybrid works as a slim Windows tablet or an ultra-portable laptop, but still suffers from the same awkward marriage of base and screen as many hybrids.
The newest iteration of the Google-owned Nest thermostat has a larger screen and a slimmer profile, as well as a few new features.
The LG Watch Urbane is the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch and adds Wi-Fi-to-phone connectivity, but it doesn't offer all that much more than previous Android Wear watch models.
Apple Music has a lot of potential, but its iCloud Music Library bugs and confusing interface keep it from edging out Spotify for now.
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