No other smoke and carbon monoxide detectors available today can match the second-gen Nest Protect in terms of looks and options, making it a great buy for anyone who appreciates design and connected features.
Guardzilla makes a fine budget webcam, but there are free app solutions like Manything, Presence and Salient Eye that do even more for less.
Extra features make Withings Home an attractive webcam or baby monitor, but its inability to store footage and a trigger-happy motion sensor maker it much less useful as a security camera.
The $199 device works with an app that lets you livestream HD video of your pets.
D-Link seems to be channeling Belkin WeMo with its new $120 Wi-Fi camera and optional bundled accessories.
D-Link's Network Cam functions as a cheap option for checking in on your home, but without consistent or useful alerts, it's a poor choice for smart-home security.
With the Inspiron 11 3000, Dell delivers an everyday ultraportable hybrid with an excellent battery life at a good price.
The Samsung SmartCam HD Pro is a very good IP camera, but Dropcam Pro still has it beat in terms of durability, app design, and overall video quality.
Dell adds a new entry-level all-in-one to its line up with the Pentium-powered Inspiron 20 3000.
While adjusting the feature set to appeal to a more price-sensitive audience, Samsung makes the NX3000 a little more sophisticated looking as well.