The next evolution in wireless networking holds promises of self-driving cars and movies that download in the blink of an eye. 5G is big at this year's Mobile World Congress, but don't expect it until 2020.
With tried and true hardware inside the bulb, strong performance on the Wink platform and the promise of additional hub options in the near future, this $15 smart bulb is a smart bet for connected lighting.
The color-changing Misfit Bolt is a smart LED built to work seamlessly with Misfit's activity trackers.
D-Link shows that it's taking home automation seriously at CES 2015 with a new $80 hub and an assortment of compatible accessories.
These low-cost bulbs definitely merit consideration, especially if you've already bought into Wink. We aren't sure we'd outfit a whole house with them, though.
While local storage fans will like Oplink's "Cloud-free" approach, its comparatively low-resolution cameras and high monthly fees make it tough to recommend.
The Wi-Fi enabled outlet will give Siri command over anything with a plug.
An Oculus Rift VR headset and a 4G network in Spain let CNET's Roger Cheng control earth-moving heavy equipment in Sweden.
GE will expand its smart range offerings beyond expansive built-in doubles with a new line of Profile freestanding ovens that you can control from your phone.
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.