A passive infrared motion sensor and a remote wireless chime are attractive features, but the Remo+ app continues to be an issue.
After just a few weeks on the market, August has temporarily stopped shipping its video doorbell and is issuing refunds to customers who bought them.
The graybeard of home HVAC control has learned a thing or two from smart thermostat competitors Nest Labs and Ecobee.
A beautifull smart thermostat for baseboard, radiant, and fan-forced convector heaters.
This electric valve can’t analyze your water system the way some of its competitors will, but it might react to a leak more quickly than those smarter devices.
You can buy this modern doorbell cam for the same price as the comparatively ancient original Ring, but should you?
It doesn’t offer the panache of a Nest or the sensor-savvy of an Ecobee, but those smart thermostats don’t work with high-voltage heaters anyway.
August is also ditching the square form factor used in its earlier offerings.
Whether your smart home uses an Amazon Echo, Google Home, or Apple HomePod, this budget-priced thermostat will fit right in.
No smart thermostat is more beautiful, but is that enough to justify a sky-high price tag?
Monitoring the temperature in more than one location makes the Nest smart thermostat even smarter.
Nest-like features enable the second-generation Ambi Climate to learn just how cool you like to be.
This is essentially a reboot of the Lux Geo in a smaller package with a swappable faceplate.
It’s not as slick as some of its competitors, but it can control the humidifiers and dehumidifiers others don’t.
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