AT&T Digital Life offers a compelling alternative to the modular approach to smart living. If you're already planning to install a professional security system, AT&T Digital Life offers comparable rates. And if you can justify the extra expense, upgrading your package to include home automation buys one of the sleekest smart home setups out there.
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.
The Hive Trio includes a hub and a speaker that can play music and tell you when something is wrong.
The Kyocera Hydro Life delivers useful features for a low price, but its disappointing performance makes it worth considering only if you absolutely need a water-resistant smartphone.
Brian Cox's Wonders of Life is worth the money, but you'll need to follow the app's intended narrative to fully enjoy the experience.
The $299 Blu Life View serves up a huge 5.7-inch display, runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, is unlocked, and bears dual SIM card slots.
The unlocked $229 Blu Life Play offers Android Jelly Bean on the cheap, but getting the more expensive $299 LG Nexus 4 would be a wiser decision.
While the TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker has a few small shortcomings, it delivers very good sound for its size and price and is well suited to both indoor and outdoor use with a sturdy, splashproof design.
Lean on features with merely OK video and a design that isn't for everyone, the best part about the Cyclops Gear CGLife 2 HD video glasses is their simplicity.
The TDK Life on Record Trek Max A34 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker delivers very good sound for its size and affordable price, and it's well suited to both indoor and outdoor use with a sturdy, splashproof design.
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