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Piper is a sensor-packed smart home security system, but how does it measure up to the iSmartAlarm and the Canary Smart Home Automation Device?

By October 7, 2013


Icontrol Networks Piper NV

For easy, seamless DIY home security and automation integration, look no further than the Piper NV.

By January 21, 2015

4.5 stars Editors' rating January 21, 2015

iControl Networks Piper

Don't expect Piper's slight build to mean that it's short on performance. This $239 all-in-one security system offers a great value for smaller homes and budding DIYers.

By December 19, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating December 19, 2013

Apple Music subscriptions: Time to pay the piper

The all-you-can-eat streaming service has been free for the past three months. As the first trial periods expire this week, the true test begins for the subscription model.

By September 29, 2015


The Piper NV makes the most of DIY security (pictures)

The $269 Piper NV brings home security and automation together in a new way.

10 Images By January 21, 2015


The Piper NV is a home security vision

Icontrol's $269 Piper NV adds night vision and an improved resolution to its all-in-one home security package.

By January 6, 2015


What exactly is the ideal smart home?

There's no shortage of options when it comes to building a smart home that works for you. Here's the gear each CNET Smart Home editor would go with in their own home -- and the gadgets they're passing on.

By November 24, 2015


Apple Music is for 'everyone,' even Android users

Apple unleashes its first service on Android, the software that runs most of the world's mobile gadgets that aren't iPhones.

By November 10, 2015


GE Plug-In Outdoor Smart Switch

If you already own a Z-Wave gateway like Piper or SmartThings, this is a great switch to pick up. It performs well and it's a lot cheaper than others on the market.

By October 15, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 15, 2015

Is DIY security good enough for the CNET Smart Home?

Two do-it-yourself security brands duke it out for ultimate supremacy in the CNET Smart Home. Find out if there's a clear winner or if both systems fall short.

By November 1, 2015