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The Lifx LED shines bright, but its features fall short
There's a lot to like about this color-changing LED, but we want to see some more smarts.
by / April 22, 2014 12:27 PM PDT
3.5 stars Very good
Scouting out the next name in DIY home security
Scout is a customizable home security system similar to SimpliSafe, with a couple of intriguing extras.
by / April 24, 2014 7:17 AM PDT
Korner's got an inside angle on home security
A new DIY security option promises basic protection from a sensor that's just 7mm thick.
by / April 23, 2014 5:37 AM PDT
The Tabu LuMini is the most affordable color-changing smart LED yet (review)
With vivid colors and fun features like a music sync mode, this smart bulb looks poised to be the life of the party.
by / April 17, 2014 11:32 AM PDT
3.5 stars Very good
Philips' new LED is a classic take on modern lighting
The Philips Clear LED is designed with traditional aesthetics in mind.
by / March 29, 2014 10:07 PM PDT
Smart lighting control is just a tap away
The Philips Hue Tap is the world's first kinetic-powered, Web-enabled light switch
by / March 27, 2014 10:58 AM PDT
Meet the motorized PowerUp Series II desk
The $899 PowerUp Series II desk from UpDesk converts from standing to sitting position at your command.
by / March 14, 2014 4:48 PM PDT
Swan dive! Avoid this overpriced security camera kit
The SwannSecure WiFi security cam boasts accessibility, but an unnecessary tablet accessory makes the package overpriced.
by / February 24, 2014 3:17 PM PST
Philips earns Energy Star certification for 75- and 100-watt replacement LEDs (hands-on)
Approval from Energy Star means that the cost of these bulbs could be coming down.
by / February 18, 2014 11:27 AM PST
Can Staples Connect bring order to the smart-home universe?
This affordable, simple-looking hub promises to consolidate all of your smart home devices into one system.
by / January 29, 2014 2:26 PM PST
3.5 stars Very good
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