Nanoleaf Lines aren’t your average light strips. These RGB backlit bars are highly customizable and pack plenty of smarts.
Atatat offers great visual rendition of your images without the complexity of networks or remote input.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max is not especially faster than its cheaper version, but it's a great streaming stick nonetheless.
The Arlo Pro 4 delivers good video quality, but you’ll need a subscription to get the most out of it.
The first-generation Sonos Beam delivers very good sound for a small soundbar, and comes with Alexa voice controls.
While it's affordable and easy to use, the Ring Alarm home security kit doesn't offer much regarding home automation.
The Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2’s new square video is a big improvement over its other video doorbells.
As the successor to Dropcam, the Nest Cam Indoor continues to set the standard for wireless home security cameras.
The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is a well-constructed, tamper-resistant, intelligent camera that's part of the Nest Home security ecosystem.
The Nest Cam Outdoor offers high-quality video and audio with easy-to-use apps, but you'll need a pricey subscription plan.
The Nest Cam IQ is a great outdoor security camera, but we prefer the Arlo Pro for its local storage and more affordable plans.
The Nest Hello has a lot of great features, including facial recognition and excellent video quality.
The Nest Doorbell (battery) sets the standard for what a video doorbell should be, and what it should offer consumers.
The value-priced SpotCam Eva 2 has a clever pan and tilt feature, but its subscriptions are pricey and it lacks two-factor authentication.
The Wyze Home Security System is very easy to use and has a low monthly subscription fee, but it’s not completely compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
The Ring Stick Up Cam Battery is a good outdoor home security camera for those with other Ring devices.
The Levoit Core 400S is the ideal air purifier: stylish, quiet, efficient, inexpensive, voice-assistant-compatible and surprisingly fun to use.
The Amazon Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) isn’t much of an upgrade compared to the original, but it’s still a compact and capable bedside smart display with a built-in camera and Alexa.
Get the Ring Video Doorbell 4 if the view from your front door is partially obscured, and you need a wireless model. But Arlo offers more features for the price.
The Chamberlain myQ is an inexpensive, intuitive, and easy-to-use smart garage door opener. However, it doesn’t work with Amazon Alexa.
The Proscenic M6 Pro is great on bare floors, but a slow app and poor carpet performance holds it back.
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