We bought a house here in Louisville dedicated solely to smart home product reviews. Come tour the CNET Smart Home.
It's time to take smart-home reviews out of our office and our own homes to a place where we can report in-depth on the experience of using and living with this growing tech category. Welcome to the CNET Smart Home.
The free online automation service lets you link devices that don't work together otherwise. Can it be the glue that holds the CNET Smart Home together?
See how well some street-smart tech can protect the CNET Smart Home against domestic disasters.
Is today's smart home smart enough to handle multiple gadgets and platforms used by multiple people using multiple devices? After months spent testing it out, we're not so sure.
Automated homebrewing? Smart cocktails? Robotic bartenders? We'll drink to that.
How much electricity are we using at the CNET Smart Home? We installed a smart energy monitor to track our usage in real-time.
We added devices and used apps in the kitchen of the CNET Smart Home's kitchen that would enhance the entire experience of gathering in the kitchen, from cooking and eating a meal to entertaining guests.
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.
We audition the best digital assistants out there to see which work best for voice control the CNET Smart Home.
Bringing the CNET Smart Home's garage online and Internet-connected was fun, fast and shrewdly preps it for the future.
Smart thermostats are one of the more competitive niches in the smart home. Here's how we narrowed down our choices.
Automated lighting makes a lot of sense for the modern, connected living space. Here's what we chose 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).
If you want to build a smart home capable of testing anything, you're going to need a strong, reliable Wi-Fi signal. Here's how we got ours up and running at CNET's brand new 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.
We installed two new Nest Learning Thermostats at the CNET Smart Home and learned a lot along the way.
This Switch is a great deal if you have a Z-Wave gateway, but otherwise it's useless.
The Logi Circle HD camera sacrifices a ton of useful features in the pursuit of a "simple" user experience.
The $200 Wi-Fi-enabled August Doorbell Cam, complete with live-streaming and motion-sensing capabilities, is available today for preorder.
The Schlage Sense Bluetooth Deadbolt is the first HomeKit-compatible smart lock. Here's our full review, straight from the CNET Smart Home.
Telling Siri to switch on holiday lights from the comfort of your couch is cool, but the price is a little steep for the convenience it offers.
SmartThings' second-generation Hub is smarter than ever before, but its companion app is tough to navigate.