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Nest Learning Thermostat gets a little smarter with software update

Nest has made a few handy updates to its flagship Learning Thermostat, with more information, better auto-scheduling and easier operation.

By December 15, 2014


iDevices Thermostat looks smart...from a distance

A glossy face belies weak usability, over-complicated setup, and too few features.

9 Images By October 31, 2015


The best and worst apps for Apple's HomeKit

On a quest to find the one app to unlock your Siri-enabled smart home's potential? Here's what we've found.

By November 10, 2015


The Audiophiliac Component of the Year: Schiit Ragnarok stereo amplifier

The Ragnarok amplifier is the brand's first to drive speakers and/or headphones, and it sounds like it means business.

By November 7, 2015


Polar Pro PowerGrip H2O is more than your average GoPro pole mount

With elements seemingly borrowed from other GoPro accessories including the company's own battery-integrated pole mount, the PowerGrip H2O packs in a lot of usability.

By October 5, 2015


'Alexa, hit the lights': Amazon Echo adds support for Insteon devices

Starting today, you'll be able to turn your Insteon smart home gear on and off simply by asking Alexa to do it -- provided you've got the right Insteon Hub.

By September 25, 2015


Paralysed man walks on his own legs, no exoskeleton involved

A man who was paralysed five years ago walked again using a non-invasive brain interface that transfers signals to his own muscles.

By September 24, 2015


How we chose a hub for the CNET Smart Home

Here's why we're using SmartThings' second-generation hub as the foundation for the CNET Smart Home (for now, at least).

By September 23, 2015


3 things you should know before you buy your next laptop

From the Cheapskate: The best laptop deal isn't always the deal you should choose. The most important "feature"? Usability.

By September 3, 2015


​Apple TV's Siri-ous challenge: Roku, Fire TV and Nexus Player take Apple's voice control test

We compared to see how Google's Nexus Player, an Amazon Fire TV and a Roku 3 could handle the voice commands Apple highlighted with the new Apple TV.

By September 12, 2015