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Smart Home

Cree Connected LED Bulb
REVIEW

Cree Connected LED Bulb

With tried and true hardware inside the bulb and smooth performance on multiple platforms, this $15 smart bulb is a smart bet for connected lighting.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on January 15, 2015
2 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Nest Learning Thermostat
REVIEW

Nest Learning Thermostat

The second generation of the energy-saving Nest Learning Thermostat puts this device even further ahead of the (nearly nonexistent) competition.

5 stars Editors' rating on October 2, 2012
3.2 stars User rating out of 40 votes
Staples Connect Hub (D-Link Edition)
REVIEW

Staples Connect Hub ( D-Link Edition)

Staples Connect is a reliable, easy-to-use platform, and the new D-Link hub is undeniably better than the original. If you already own devices that'll work with it, the new hub makes a lot of sense, but if you're starting your smart home from scratch, consider waiting to see what happens with Apple HomeKit and SmartThings 2.0.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 6, 2015
3.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
August Smart Lock
REVIEW

August Smart Lock

We haven't seen a flawless smart lock yet, but the August Smart Lock comes closer than any of its competitors thanks to its ease of use and overall polish.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 14, 2014
2 stars User rating out of 4 votes
iSmartAlarm
REVIEW

iSmartAlarm

With its reliability, its overall ease of use, and its undeniable value, the iSmartAlarm is an intriguing, legitimate alternative in home security, especially for small-home owners and budget-minded consumers.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 8, 2013
1 star User rating out of 1 vote
SmartThings Know and Control Your Home Kit
REVIEW

SmartThings Know and Control Your Home Kit

If you're looking for an easy and (relatively) affordable entry point into home automation, then SmartThings makes a lot of sense.

4 stars Editors' rating on December 13, 2013
2.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Insteon Starter Kit
REVIEW

Insteon Starter Kit

You'll almost certainly need to expand upon this kit in order for your system to be particularly useful, and for the majority of buyers, we're not convinced that Insteon is worth the investment. Start elsewhere.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 11, 2013
3.7 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Davek Alert Umbrella
EDITORS' TAKE

Davek Alert Umbrella

The Bluetooth-enabled Davek Alert Umbrella was tailor-made for folks with chronic forgetfulness.

MSRP: $79.00

Philips Hue Connected Bulb Starter Pack
REVIEW

Philips Hue Connected Bulb Starter Pack

You might not have an obvious need for an Internet-connected, color-changing light bulb, but the Philips Hue Connected Bulb kit offers enough potential to justify its high price tag.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 8, 2013
Belkin WeMo Insight Switch
REVIEW

Belkin WeMo Insight Switch

Despite a few usability quirks, Belkin's WeMo Insight Switch only improves on the simple, low-risk formula that made Belkin's original programmable WeMo Switch so appealing as a home automation starting point.

4 stars Editors' rating on December 16, 2013
3 stars User rating out of 2 votes