Google's idea to blend a smart speaker with a Wi-Fi access point isn’t new, but the only other one you can buy is powered by Alexa.
Few elements of your home’s infrastructure have a bigger impact on your tech life. We’ll help you find just the right router to anchor your home network.
Few elements of your home’s infrastructure have a bigger impact on your tech life. We recommend mesh Wi-Fi routers for most people, and we’ll help you find just the right one for your needs.
It plugs into an AC outlet, alerts you to smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and contacts you via an app with a recording of the sound. A few false alarms aside, this security device is a smart buy for any home.
HDMI and DisplayPort are both capable of sending high-definition video and high-res audio from a source to a display. We compare their feature sets and typical use scenarios.
Lutron’s solution is more proprietary than many, but the compatibility trade-off is worth it.
Want to set your house apart from the other smart homes in the neighborhood? Consider investing in smart window coverings.
This mesh router’s satellites, dubbed Points, house Nest Mini smart speakers.
Samsung blends a great smart home hub with an average wireless mesh router.
Alexa is moving out of the house to become a more mobile digital assistant.
Amazon went nuts with its fall hardware event, unleashing a bevy of products ranging from wireless Echo Buds, a smart ring, a smart oven, and even a dog tracker.
There are plenty of less-expensive outdoor lighting alternatives, but none with this range of Ring-oriented smart-home features.
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