The Canary Flex isn't perfect, but its adaptability, simple app interface and excellent design make it a great choice for anyone who needs a lot of flexibility in their home security setup.
These are some of the most appealing new Hue lights of the year, but they're too pricey to recommend just yet.
The Neato Botvac Connected is better at cleaning floors than any other robot vacuum on the market, and it costs less than its app-enabled rival, the iRobot Roomba 980. If you're willing to live without remote controls, you can save some money by sticking with the previous generation of Neatos -- but we think this one's worth the splurge.
DreamScreen's lights are worth a look if you like the novelty factor (and especially if you're a console gamer), but keep your expectations toned down.
It may be version 2.0, but Honeywell still has a lot of kinks to work out with this temperamental HomeKit-compatible thermostat.
These are the best-performing, most fully-featured smart switches currently available, and well worth the money if you're serious about connected lighting.
Philips Hue is one of the best-developed DIY smart-home platforms money can buy, and this white-light starter kit is your most affordable entry point. It's practically a must-buy if you're serious about smart lighting.
If you can get past the wobbly base, Tend Secure's $60 Lynx cam has a lot to offer at a truly exceptional value.
The Ikea Symfonisk is an excellent-sounding Sonos-compatible Wi-Fi speaker dressed up as a beautiful lamp.
August's Smart Lock is a decent entry-level smart lock that performs well and offers a lot for its price.
For the money, the JBL Link 300 matches up well against the Sonos One and Apple's HomePod.
The upcoming Blink Video Doorbell will cost just $99 -- if you already have a Blink Sync Module.
No other smoke and carbon monoxide detectors available today can match the second-gen Nest Protect in terms of looks and options, making it a great buy for anyone who appreciates design and connected features.
The JBL Link View is worth the price if you want a capable kitchen helper that can blast your music while you work.
Stick with older Instant Pot models that are cheaper and cook food faster.
Facebook's Portal Plus and Portal displays make video calling much more immersive, but high prices, a slightly awkward design (for the Plus version specifically) and some lingering privacy questions make them a tough sell for most.
The Arlo Pro is an even smarter DIY cam than Netgear's first-gen Arlo, but competitors are closing in fast with innovative designs and updated apps.
Netgear's Arlo is your answer to un-tethered indoor and outdoor DIY home security -- just make sure you have spare batteries handy.