These aren't the cheapest smart bulbs you can buy, but Osram's Lightify LED Starter Kit is more affordable than Philips or Belkin's, and arguably more feature-rich, too. As a legitimate competitor, it deserves consideration.
With new low-cost color-changing LEDs, this already ambitious setup looks even better in 2014.
The Monster Central Power Control Kit sits behind the competition on features, making its $140 price point completely outlandish.
There's nothing groundbreaking about this simple system, but for basic small home security, it gets the job done.
With automatic dimming, built-in motion detection, and a tunable color temperature, this connected bulb looks like a smart partner for the learning thermostat.
The $80 Belkin WeMo Maker Kit acts as a home automation hub of sorts.
The Steelie phone mount kit consists of a steel ball and a magnetic grommet, which together make for a secure car-mounting system.
You'll almost certainly need to expand upon this kit in order for your system to be particularly useful, and for the majority of buyers, we're not convinced that Insteon is worth the investment. Start elsewhere.
For its music, voice command, and phone features, and especially its easy-to-install design, the Kinivo BTC455 is one of the better kits for retrofitting a car with Bluetooth.
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.