These energy-efficient LED bulbs might be prettier than the lamps you’ll use them in.
With models from Lutron, Wemo, Leviton, iDevices, and others, it can be difficult to know which easy and inexpensive device is best for controlling the lamps and small appliances in your smart home. We’ll help you find the right one.
The original LIFX bulb is one of our top picks. The LIFX+ packs LEDs that illuminate the area around it with infrared light even when the bulb is otherwise turned off.
Shine on, you crazy lightbulb.
This smart lighting kit will give your walls some dynamic visual flair.
We like the color-tunable bulb best, but all three are good values.
With a price tag of just $14, the road to commodity status for this product category is nearly complete.
We liked First Alert's first smart smoke/CO detector, but this iteration removes that model's best features and doesn't act much like a smart device at all.
Is the cloud really all that bad?
With just three outlets and a $60 price tag, this one is a tough sell.
ConnectSense extends the appeal of its winning smart outlet, adding Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa in addition to HomeKit support.
Tired of trudging out to your mailbox only to find that your mail hasn't arrived yet? SAM will notify you the moment it arrives—as long as your box isn't too far from your house.
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