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Insteon Water Leak Sensor review: A low-cost but bare-bones option

Insteon's Water Leak Sensor is cheap by the bunch, but lacks an internal alarm and other helpful features.

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LeakSmart Sensor review: Emergency shutoff makes it worth a look

The LeakSmart Sensor is pricey, but it's unique in offering an optional, straightforward means of remotely shutting off water in an emergency.

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D-Link Wi-Fi Water Sensor review: Pray for a power source

The D-Link Wi-Fi Water Sensor's use of outlet power is a blessing and a curse.

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Honeywell Lyric Water Leak and Freeze Detector review: Single-sensor simplicity

The Honeywell Lyric Water Leak and Freeze Detector is the best standalone sensor you can get.

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Singlecue Gen 2 review: This gesture-recognition device nearly provoked our own rude gestures

Controlling your TV, lighting, thermostat and other devices with a wave of your hand sounds like fun. It's not.

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Vimtag B1 Waterproof Cloud IP Camera review: Easy outdoor surveillance

This easy-to-use weather-resistant camera can help you tighten up your home security.

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Samsung SmartCam PT review: This pan-and-tilt camera lets you peer into blind spots

With its ability to track moving bodies, Samsung's latest security camera stands out.

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Xbox One S review: A great Ultra HD Blu-ray player with weak surround-sound support

Microsoft promises a fix in 2017, but today the game console doesn't pass high-def audio bitstreams such as Dolby TrueHD or Dolby Atmos to the rest of your home-theater gear.

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Amazon Echo Dot (2nd generation) review: This is the Echo most people should buy

The least-expensive Echo does everything its pricier siblings do, but you should spring for an outboard speaker if you want it to play music.

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Samsung KS9800 4K UHD, 65-inch smart TV review: Quantum dots + HDR = Wow!

A curved screen? Meh. But HDR and quantum dots result in an LCD TV that gives uber-expensive OLED technology a run for its money.

B&W's P9 Signature headphones celebrate the company's 50th anniversary.

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature Headphones review: Exquisite design, gorgeous sound

B&W knows how to celebrate. The British audio company is marking its 50th anniversary with a set of to-die-for cans.

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Netatmo Presence review: This outdoor home security camera/floodlight justifies its high price tag

It costs almost twice as much as some of its closest competitors, but you’ll only pay once because there are no subscription fees.

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Philips Hue White Ambiance A19 Starter Kit review: This is the bulb to beat

The Hue produces amazing light across the white spectrum.

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TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb LB120 review: This would be a great bulb if it wasn’t so dim

Wi-Fi connectivity means you don’t need a hub, but this globe just doesn’t get bright enough.

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LIFX White 800 review: A distant second to Philips Hue

LIFX’s color-tunable bulb excels, but its white bulb simply doesn’t hit the same highs.