CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
The ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit is currently the fastest way to extend a network to a place in your home where your Wi-Fi signal can't reach.
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.
If you can get past Mother's odd and occasionally downright spooky branding, Sense's home automation hub is actually a pretty clever way to organize your life.
Haven's crowd-funded Smart Lock wants to challenge the DIY security status quo.
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Don't shrug off the Bash security flaw. Bridget Carey explains how hackers could use it to attack various computer systems -- and even lightbulbs. Also, Amazon is crafting smart-home devices and Apple offers a fix for its botched iOS 8.0.1 update.
At 15 bucks each, these smart bulbs are some of the most affordable currently available.
The hefty price aside, the Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U is the most complete 802.11ac router to date, capable of satisfying all your home networking needs.
UPDATED: Apple has issued a "workaround" for its most recent update to iOS 8 which aimed to fix issues like "unexpected cellular data usage" when receiving text messages.
Home security options are evolving rapidly, but SimpliSafe is one of our current favorites. If you want a comprehensive, easy-to-use system that features live monitoring, you'll have a hard time finding a better option at a better price.
Aerelight's OLED desk lamp offers wireless phone charging, capacitive-touch controls, and a steep price tag.