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Philips Hue's latest smart light bulbs can use Bluetooth to pair directly to your phone -- but you still need the Hue Bridge if you want to sync with Siri.
Finally, your dumb light switches are no longer your smart bulbs' worst enemy. Here's a hands-on first look at the Lutron Aurora.
The brand's Wi-Fi smart LED bulbs need no hub, work with Alexa and Google, and now cost $15 each. Make that $25 if you want bulbs that can change colors.
Yale customers with a Zigbee-enabled Yale Assure lock can now control it through their Xfinity Home service.
Smart home control at the touch of a button. Unlimited battery life. Full compatibility with Apple HomeKit. Costs less than $50. What's not to like?
Home security startup Abode will reduce the price of its starter kit starting Feb. 1.
The Milo speaker combines voice controls, touch controls and a hub into a compelling smart home-centric alternative to Google Home.
The Iota has built-in Z-Wave and Zigbee hubs, as well as Apple HomeKit compatibility.
The Moon is a levitating eyeball-shaped security cam that's the smart home device of either your dreams or your nightmares.
The Echo Plus is a great smart speaker, but a mediocre smart hub. In most cases, you're better off just getting the Echo.
Starting at $12, the lineup includes classic-shaped bulbs, floodlights and a weatherproof PAR38 smart bulb, all of which work with a range of hubs.
LeakSmart's System uses a sensor and connected valve to shut off your water before too much damage is done.