I was able to listen to a few selections from the Apple HomePod (2nd generation); here's what I thought.
Controlling your smart home devices at night with a smart speaker can bother others in your household, but not if you use Alexa’s whisper mode.
Outfitting your whole home with smart lights can be a daunting task, but you can still change the look of a whole room with just a few smart bulbs.
The Echo Show 15 has a sleek design and a beautiful display but the customization options just aren't as robust as they could be.
Roku now makes smart home devices and I love how easy it is to view the company’s security cameras right from my TV.
The My Q Smart Garage Control is a $19 device that automated my garage with no fuss and minimized all the home security loopholes in my house.
Package detection is the best feature to look for with any video doorbell; these are our favorite models with the feature.
A smart display is perfect for under your monitor as you can use it to listen to music, watch videos and control your smart home while keeping your main display clear.
Going back to using Google Assistant to control my smart lights after trying Alexa has been hard since Amazon’s virtual assistant is much less talkative.
Smart lights are more versatile than traditional holiday lights with the added bonus that you can leave them up year round.
The Google Pixel Tablet's dock with built-in speakers should make this one of the best smart displays ever.
The Nest Wifi Pro adds Wi-Fi 6E and Matter support but is it worth upgrading to Google’s latest mesh router system.
Google Home is getting a redesign and getting smarter about how you can use your smart home devices.
Easily bring Google Assistant, Alexa or Siri with you outside by adding a battery base to an old smart speaker.
Blink makes a solar panel charger for its security cameras, but you can only buy it with a new camera.
I’d been wary of putting smart devices in my son’s room, but these smart lights helped to solve one problem.
Samsung's new Home Hub tablet, which lets you control all your smart home devices, should be the new standard for smart home hubs.
Internal Amazon documents reportedly show Alexa struggling to keep users engaged. And that matches my experience with the voice assistant.
Google has a long way to go before its smart home skills are as good as those of Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit.
By ending the Works With Nest program so abruptly, Google is alienating both consumers and smart-home companies. Update: No longer!
One analyst is urging Alphabet to give away $3 billion worth of Google Home Minis to close the gap with Amazon. It won’t work.
After Facebook's assorted mess-ups with user data, Microsoft's AI and privacy stances appear refreshing.
A bevy of new partnerships and devices with Google Assistant will give Amazon's Alexa some serious competition.