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Leave your smartphone behind with the Wink Relay smart home control switch

The Wink Relay smartphone hub replaces a light switch and lets you control all your Wink-compatible devices from a simple console.

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The Wink Relay control panel could be the killer smart home device

If it works as advertised, the Wink Relay in-wall control panel might just deliver the convenience and ease of use we've been hoping to see in the DIY connected home.

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Dropcam joins its parent company's "Works with Nest" team

Now you can pair your Dropcam Wi-Fi camera to your Nest thermostat and smoke and carbon monoxide detector.

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The smart home gets weird (pictures)

With the connected home beginning to boom, we've seen all sorts of gadgets and gizmos this year. Here are ten that seemed to come straight out of left field.

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Belkin's WeMo LEDs light up the smart home

These connected bulbs impressed us -- how do they stack up against Philips?

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Realize your smart-home dreams with FirstBuild's maker module

FirstBuild's $20 Green Bean Maker Module and Software Developer Kit can make your dumb appliances smart.

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Belkin's bright new bulbs are WeMo-ready (pictures)

These automatable LEDs work right from the WeMo app, and work with IFTTT, too.

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Belkin's new smart bulbs join the WeMo family

WeMo LEDs are finally here, and they're a very solid smart lighting option.

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Oplink's Connected Video security kit comes at a cost

Local storage and optional accessory integration can't save the overpriced Oplink Connected Video security system.

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Don't bank on Oplink's Connected Video security kit

High monthly fees keep Oplink's Connected Video system from being a true DIY home security contender

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Quirky's new power strip has a clever, removable battery built-in

Quirky's Pickup Power offers a smart combination of power strip and portable device battery, but they shot a little too high on the price.

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Quirky's new power strip lets you charge at home and on-the-go (pictures)

The Quirky Pickup Power power strip has three outlets and includes a pop-out battery you can take with you.

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