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Best smart home devices of 2014

From smart locks to smart lights, here's the best in smart home tech.

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Lutron Smart Bridge

The Lutron Smart Bridge offers DIY connected home builders the tools to command lights, shades, and thermostats via a mobile app.

May 31, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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Archos Smart Home

Is this the home automation kit Android users have been waiting for?

June 19, 2014

MSRP: $250.00

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Apple HomeKit (iOS)

With its new HomeKit software coming to iOS 8 this fall, Apple will help enable the increasingly competitive race to control connected household products.

June 2, 2014

Pricing not available

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Butterfleye

The Butterfleye serves as eyes and ears for smart connected houses.

May 21, 2014

Pricing not available

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Staples Connect

It's probably too early to commit to a master smart-home platform, but for basic home automation across multiple devices, Staples Connect works well -- and at $99, it's priced just right.

January 27, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 27, 2014

MSRP: $99.00

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Revolv Smart Home Solution

Enthusiasts will appreciate Revolv's attempt to bring order to the smart home universe, but those still dabbling with one or two connected devices should wait for this market to expand.

November 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 12, 2013
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With Nest, Google homes in on smart-home blueprint

Commentary: Nest Labs' purchase of Dropcam may signal a future in which parent Google tries to balance licensing technology for and participating in the smart-home market.

By June 23, 2014

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iSmartAlarm

With its reliability, its overall ease of use, and its undeniable value, the iSmartAlarm is an intriguing, legitimate alternative in home security, especially for small-home owners and budget-minded consumers.

September 8, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating September 8, 2013
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Insteon calls on Cortana to control the smart home

Thanks to an upcoming app update, Windows Phone 8.1 users will soon be able to call on the virtual assistant to check the thermostat or turn the lights off.

By July 16, 2014

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Canary Smart Home Security Device

Now available for preorder, this Indiegogo success story will have your smartphone chirping if anything's amiss in the coal mine you call home.

September 27, 2013

MSRP: $199.00