The C by GE Lamp is a big ol' ring of light that comes with Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa built right in.
If you use night vision cameras in your home, then these well-rounded smart bulbs can help them see in the dark -- but if you don't, there's really no reason to buy them.
Think of buying the Roost Smart Smoke Alarm like buying a dumb alarm packaged with a smart battery. If you need both, it's worth a purchase, but if you only want smarts, get the battery on its own.
Indiegogo's latest, the Ellie Sterilizing Pod, makes sure your child gets exposed to even fewer germs.
These are the best-performing, most fully-featured smart switches currently available, and well worth the money if you're serious about connected lighting.
The It Bed by Sleep Number is likely a lot smarter than the mattress you have today, but I want to see more capabilities and fewer glitches before I'm willing to recommend it to everyone.
With a price tag of $40 and almost no distinguishing features, the Everspring Flood Detector fails to leave a mark in the larger market.
SmartThings' device is reliable and simple to install. For those who already have a SmartThings hub, getting one or two of these sensors to put around the house should be a no-brainer.
For users with a smart-home hub and a particular desire to monitor their sump pump well, the Aeotec Sensor is a great option. For most others, it won't be a good fit.
The D-Link Water Sensor is one of the best flood sensors on the market. If you're considering buying such a device, this should be the first option on your list -- especially if you don't already use a smart-home hub.
Honeywell's gadget is an impressive piece of smart-home tech, but its price feels a little too high for most consumers. And the fact it isn't waterproof is a major problem.
The Almond 3 is a good router and smart-home hub, but we couldn't get our unit to work as a mesh network solution. We recommend the Eero or Netgear Orbi instead.
The $450 Netgear Arlo Go Mobile HD Security Camera is designed for remote places where Wi-Fi doesn't always work.
The WLabs by Whirlpool Corporation Zera Food Recycler turns your table scraps into usable fertilizer in 24 hours or less.
For the price of $20, the FlicLights Smart Button is a great entry point for users wanting an easier way to control their smart LEDs.
This is a very solid smart lock that offers a true convenience upgrade for your front door.
While the Google Home shows a ton of potential, it's currently not as versatile or useful as Amazon's Echo -- though we expect it to improve in the days and months ahead.
These unique, color-changing smart panels are delightful to look at and easy to use, especially if you're an iOS user.