CNET Top 5
From smart locks to smart lights, here's the best in smart home tech.
Despite a few usability quirks, Belkin's WeMo Insight Switch only improves on the simple, low-risk formula that made Belkin's original programmable WeMo Switch so appealing as a home automation starting point.
Plagued by issues, the Linksys EA6900 Smart WiFi Wireless AC Router AC1900 is only as good as a single-band router and hence not worth its premium price.
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.
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The Western Digital My Net N900 Central makes an excellent all-in-one wireless and network storage option for home and mobile users.
The Belkin Network USB Hub provides a simple way for multiple users to share USB devices wirelessly. It's a must for any multiuser household.
Researchers warn that more than 500,000 home automation devices have vulnerabilities that would allow attackers to remotely take control of thermostats, lighting, sprinkler systems, and more.
The Belkin WeMo Light Switch is a little expensive, but it's mostly a solid a la carte option for DIYers interested in home automation.
The affordable Seagate Central delivers as a fast and easy-to-use network storage device for home backup and entertainment purposes.
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