The Guess Connect's mix of traditional analog watch and digital smart features is a muddled compromise that falls short of the mark.
Bosch will expand its Home Connect app launched last year to smarten up fridges, washing machines, dryers, and coffee machines.
Thankfully, you can also put it to sleep
August's new Connect Bluetooth-to-Wi-Fi bridge gives the August Smart Lock remote access capabilities and easier interaction with other connected household devices.
The Frigidaire Gallery Cool Connect air conditioner links to phones to divide and conquer heat in your house.
The ConnectSense Outlet and app work well with Apple's HomeKit and Siri controls, but it treads a well worn path at this point and doesn't have the features to stand out or the price to be a bargain.
Spin Master's Air Hogs Connect is a physical drone that you fly in a video game on your tablet or phone.
It's probably too early to commit to a master smart-home platform, but for basic home automation across multiple devices, Staples Connect works well -- and at $99, it's priced just right.
If you've ever wanted to connect a streaming and backup device to your TV that only works with Canon gear (and SD/CF cards), you're in luck.
This product isn't a must-buy, especially for its price, but it performs reliably well and will work effectively with many children.