While the Ecobee3 doesn't quite match the design and usability of the Nest Learning Thermostat, it is definitely worthy of your consideration.
From smart locks to smart lights, we've reviewed all kinds of connected home products this year. This category is growing rapidly, but here are our favorites so far.
Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
The Oco HD Wi-Fi Camera is an OK midpriced security camera that manages to differentiate itself from the identical form factor of the ArcSoft Simplicam by way of its adaptable video stream and lower cloud subscription fees.
With support for 3G, 4G and 4G+ networks, these affordable mobile hotspots let up to 32 devices connect at the same time.
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Honeywell's Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat can compete directly with the Nest Learning Thermostat on features, but it doesn't match the Nest's intuitive design.
The electronics giant has sent out invitations to an event next month in San Francisco, where it's expected to show off the next iPhones and a new Apple TV box.
D-Link needs to partner with IFTTT and fix performance inconsistencies to match the versatility and convenience of Belkin's WeMo Switch and WeMo Insight Switch.
The Chamberlain Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener is a feat to install but is a worthwhile way for those with outdated garage systems to gain a foothold in the connected home.
The Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor makes comprehensive garden care as easy as possible, but for those willing to be more hands-on, it's not worth the cost.
The voice control options are extremely basic, and the price increase just doesn't match the value added. Save some cash and get the $249 model or a Nest.