The Switch works, the iDevices app is slick, and the HomeKit integration potential is high, but until user sharing is fixed and the features list is expanded, it's hard to recommend this smart Switch over others on the market.
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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 Outdoor Switch lets you flip on your holiday lights from the comfort of your couch and schedule them to turn off after you're asleep. With the added bonus of energy monitoring, those willing to dish out 80 bucks will get a solid product.
Despite extra storage space and a pleasing design, the Acer Switch 10 E suffers from a low-budget feel.
Full HD displays, new colors and screen sizes, plus a smaller version of the R-series hybrid for back-to-school.
An in-wall dimmer switch, Shade learns your lighting habits and can adjust the brightness and color of your bulbs accordingly.
This Bluetooth-based, battery-powered light switch is the first in a suite of home connectivity products designed to make the smart home simple.
The Acer Aspire Switch 11 becomes the big brother to the Switch 10, with a Core-powered option for more serious applications in this budget convertible notebook.
The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a budget hybrid that skips the more-common fold-back or button-clasp hinges and instead attaches its screen via a magnetic connection. It shares the same hardware limitations as other small hybrids, but can be easier to use.
With impressive light quality and a lifetime warranty, this affordable LED looks like a contender.
Despite a few usability quirks, Belkin's WeMo Insight Switch only improves on the simple, low-risk formula that made Belkin's original programmable WeMo Switch so appealing as a home automation starting point.