Wi-Fi is great, except when it can’t reach where you need it to go. We measure the performance of two alternatives.
The hardware is cheap, but not everyone will want to pay for the service, as powerful as it is.
The $250 Sonos Play:1 Tone is very subtly different from the original Play:1, but unlike the Blue Note Play:1, it has no tie-in with a record label.
This versatile speaker can play music from just about any source, but it won’t produce stereo from any of them.
Replacement for the R6300 promises higher performance, easier installation.
Has Apple cracked the connected-home conundrum? Not if these two products are any indication.
It’s far from perfect, but it’s a more complete solution than what the competition offers for now.
Insteon has one of the deepest catalogs in the connected-home market, but only a fraction of its products work with this hub.
This versatile networking device has more features than many homeowners really need, but advanced users will dig it.
The nationwide retailer is expanding its connected-home inventory online and in hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores.
Available in 2- and 4-packs, the antennas promise to extend the range of any Wi-Fi router with an RP-SMA mount.
Expensive and slow is usually a bad combo; but this pricey device delivers Internet and phone service in places nothing else can, thanks to orbiting satellites.
We’ll wait for review units to determine if the reality lives up to the hype, but an early hands-on look left us impressed.
Time, and a key design improvement, has changed my opinion of this smoke-alarm battery.
ISP says its new service is “tailor-made for suburban America,” but infrastructure requirements mean metropolitan and rural areas will be passed over during early deployment.