Christopher NullFreelance Contributor, TechHive

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Christopher Null is a veteran technology and business journalist. He contributes regularly to TechHive, PCWorld, and Wired, and operates the websites Drinkhacker and Film Racket. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packad's marketing website TechBeacon.

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Best smart home system

Your home is only as smart as the hub that orchestrates everything behind the scenes. These DIY tools are the best of the bunch.

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Color LED smart bulbs

Best color LED smart bulbs

Today’s color-tunable bulbs are brighter and easier to control than ever, but choosing the right one for your environment remains a challenge.

Logitech POP Button

Logitech POP Smart Button Kit review: Press here to quickly control your smart home devices

Now integrated with HomeKit, Logitech’s POP button offers simple (but expensive) command over other devices.

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Wemo Wi-Fi Dimmer

Wemo Wi-Fi Smart Dimmer review: Smart lighting, plus a snazzy dimmer

This in-wall dimmer switch gives your room an instant upgrade.

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Iris Smart Hub

Iris Smart Hub (2017) review: Lowe’s offers an affordable smart-home system for the hacker mindset

A new professional monitoring option puts the focus squarely on security.

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GE Relax, Refresh, and Reveal LED light bulb reviews: Two of these dumb bulbs are terrific

But is there really such as thing as a high-definition light bulb?

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Best white LED smart bulbs

Color smart bulbs are fun, but white bulbs are a lot more practical. We’ll help you find the right one for your needs.

Stack Downlight

Stack Downlight Starter Kit review: These truly smart bulbs practically think for themselves

These white LED bulbs can automatically adjust their color temperature based on the time.

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Nanoleaf Aurora

Nanoleaf Aurora review: Forget smart light bulbs, light up the entire wall

This modular, wall-mountable LED system is giddily entertaining.

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WallyHome Starter Kit review: An ultra-budget smart sensor system

Put on your Sunday best, kids, we’re going to Sears—to pick up a water leak detector!

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Velv Wine Oxygenator review: Can a $300 gizmo instantly improve your plonk?

Oxygenating your wine isn't a bad thing. But the Velv attacks a delicate science with a bludgeon.

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GoSun Sport review: Portable solar oven makes cooking fun yet goofy

The GoSun oven isn't particularly practical, but it could make sense for certain camping scenarios.

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Wink Hub 2 review: This second-generation smart-home hub is one of the best choices for do-it-yourselfers

Z-Wave, ZigBee, Bluetooth LE, or Wi-Fi, the second-generation Wink Hub can control every aspect of your smart home.

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Notion Home Awareness Starter Kit review: Smarter sensors, but limited control

This unconventional smart home system lets you know what’s going on in your house, but you’ll need other hardware do anything about it.