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Smart Home

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
3.5 stars User rating out of 38 votes
Belkin WeMo LED Lighting Starter Set
REVIEW

Belkin WeMo LED Lighting Starter Set

Smart LEDs are an overdue addition to the WeMo family of gadgets -- thankfully, Belkin did a nice job of getting them right.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 17, 2014
Belkin WeMo Maker Kit
EDITORS' TAKE

Belkin WeMo Maker Kit

The $80 Belkin WeMo Maker Kit acts as a home automation hub of sorts.

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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
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
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote
SimpliSafe Home Security Economy Package
REVIEW

SimpliSafe Home Security Economy Package

Home security options are evolving rapidly, but SimpliSafe is one of our current favorites. If you want a comprehensive, easy-to-use system that features live monitoring, you'll have a hard time finding a better option at a better price.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on December 9, 2013
3.5 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Philips Hue Lux
REVIEW

Philips Hue Lux

These bulbs make the appealing world of Philips Hue lighting more accessible than ever before. At $30 each, they're definitely worth considering.

4 stars Editors' rating on August 21, 2014
Blacksumac Piper
REVIEW

Blacksumac Piper

Don't expect Piper's slight build to mean that it's short on performance. This $239 all-in-one security system offers a great value for smaller homes and budding DIYers.

4 stars Editors' rating on December 19, 2013
3.5 stars User rating out of 12 votes

MSRP: $239.00

Oplink Security TripleShield
REVIEW

Oplink Security TripleShield

If you want a system with excellent cameras, Oplink Security's TripleShield package definitely merits consideration -- but we're not convinced it's worth $19.99 per month.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 8, 2013

MSRP: $349.99

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