Smart Home

Kidde RemoteLync Monitor
REVIEW

Kidde RemoteLync Monitor

Though competent at its one job, the Kidde RemoteLync Monitor is a tough sell. For the same $100 price, you can find smart-home gadgets that do more.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 5, 2016
Spin-R Tittle Light Connected LED Lamp
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Spin-R Tittle Light Connected LED Lamp

This color-changing LED smart lamp seeking funds on Indiegogo -- and it might just be cool enough to forgive the silly branding.

Pricing not available

Honeywell Lyric Thermostat Second Generation
REVIEW

Honeywell Lyric Thermostat Second Generation

It may be version 2.0, but Honeywell still has a lot of kinks to work out with this temperamental HomeKit-compatible thermostat.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 3, 2016
Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller Generation 2
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Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller Generation 2

Use Amazon Echo to turn on Rachio's new, more affordable sprinkler controller with your voice.

Orison Panel
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Orison Panel

Meet Orison, a sleek energy-storing-gizmo that promises to stockpile your home's energy for later use.

Pricing not available

Qube Wi-Fi Multi-Color LED Smart Bulb
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Qube Wi-Fi Multi-Color LED Smart Bulb

RGB smart bulbs still cost too much, but that might be about to change if a startup called Qube has its way.

MSRP: $19.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

First Alert OneLink Wi-Fi Smoke and CO Alarm
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First Alert OneLink Wi-Fi Smoke and CO Alarm

You'll pay a premium for this smart alarm that just isn't very smart. HomeKit's first smoke detector is one to avoid until it gets a few major software updates.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on January 26, 2016
Frigidaire Gallery Cool Connect
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Frigidaire Gallery Cool Connect

The Frigidaire Gallery Cool Connect air conditioner links to phones to divide and conquer heat in your house.

MSRP: $329.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

ComfyLight
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ComfyLight

The ComfyLight will use motion sensors to monitor your home and automate your lights.

Pricing not available

Zmodo Pivot
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Zmodo Pivot

Zmodo's Pivot security camera is designed to rotate to catch motion activity beyond its fixed 135-degree field of view.

Flair Smart Vent
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Flair Smart Vent

The Flair Puck and the Flair Smart Vent will customize the temp based on the room you're in.

MSRP: $40.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Somfy myLink
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Somfy myLink

Although the prospect of scheduled blinds is cool, and the basic functions work well, outfitting a whole home with Somfy's Motorized Blinds and the MyLink hubs to run it would cost thousands.

3 stars Editors' rating on January 17, 2016

MSRP: $199.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Grid Connect ConnectSense Smart Outlet
REVIEW

Grid Connect ConnectSense Smart Outlet

The ConnectSense Outlet and app work well with Apple's HomeKit and Siri controls, but it treads a well worn path at this point and doesn't have the features to stand out or the price to be a bargain.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 14, 2016
GE 40W Replacement Vintage-Style Filament LED
REVIEW

GE 40W Replacement Vintage-Style Filament LED ( 2-pack)

For classic lighting ambiance, GE's Vintage-Style LED does the job, but there are better bulbs out there if you just need something simple to throw beneath a lampshade.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 13, 2016

MSRP: $19.98

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Spün Utensil
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Spün Utensil

The Spün smart utensil uses your food's weight and a Bluetooth-connected app to how many calories are in each bite you take.

MSRP: $75.00

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BeOn BR30 Smart LED Floodlight
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BeOn BR30 Smart LED Floodlight

A BR30-shaped version of the security-minded smart bulb will bring connected light to recessed fixtures.

Pricing not available

Halo Smart Labs Halo Smoke Alarm
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Halo Smart Labs Halo Smoke Alarm

Exclusive to Lowe's and compatible with the Iris system, the Halo detector monitors the weather and issues voice alerts in case of fire or storm.

MSRP: $129.00

HomeAdvisor
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HomeAdvisor

If your smart home detects a leak, HomeAdvisor will have a reputable plumber in your area call you.

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Nox Smart Sleep System
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Nox Smart Sleep System

The Nox Smart Sleep System includes a bed sensor to monitor your sleep patterns and light that helps lull you to sleep.

MSRP: $149.99

Sengled Voice Control LED
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Sengled Voice Control LED

Still an early prototype, the Sengled Voice LED is the brand's latest smart speaker bulb -- and you'll be able to control it by talking to it.

Pricing not available