The Nanoleaf Shapes smart wall panels are the ultimate mood-booster for your home office, with customizable layouts, fun light patterns and intuitive controls.
Though it's expensive, the Logitech Harmony Elite universal remote control is a big upgrade from the last version, and great for the highly connected home.
While it's got a complicated app and setup process, the Orbit B-hyve smart faucet will keep your plants watered.
The third-gen Nest Learning Thermostat sports a bigger display, comes with more temperature sensors and works well with other smart home gadgets.
Ease of use, a comprehensive app, and an extensive ecosystem make the Philips Hue White Starter Kit the best around.
The $25 Wemo WiFi Smart Plug is, ironically, more compact than the Wemo Mini, making it the new best smart plug you can buy now.
The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock is the best and smartest way to secure your front door, complete with a new smaller design with Wi-Fi built in.
The August Smart Lock is the best budget lock, but you'll need to spend extra to connect it to Wi-Fi.
The iRobot Roomba i3+ offers solid performance and stands out as the most affordable robot vacuum with an auto-emptying dustbin.
The Lenovo Smart Clock Essential is an affordable Google Assistant speaker and useful bedside timepiece.
The PetSafe Drinkwell Water Fountain won’t prevent water from getting on your floor, but it comes close.
The Amazon Echo Dot is one again the best smart speaker for less than $50, but the $60 Echo Dot with Clock is the better value.
The Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T8 is a hybrid vacuum and mop with intriguing accessories, but it doesn’t live up to its promise.
The Petsafe ScoopFree Smart Self-Cleaning Litterbox saves you from the hassle of cleaning your cat’s waste — for a price.
The second Amazon Echo Dot with Clock ($60) is as useful as the first edition of the versatile Alexa smart speaker, plus the LED display looks great on the updated round profile.
The second-generation Facebook Portal smart display is a big improvement over the original, privacy issues notwithstanding.
If you're looking for a good video doorbell but don't want to spend more than $100, look no further.
Google Home plays nice with Google software and hardware, but it lacks some key features of its competitors.
The WeMo Mini smart plug makes it a cinch to make your floor lamp or some other appliance into a “smart” device.
The Amazon Echo Plus is a huge upgrade from its predecessor, with great audio quality and a convenient built-in smart-home hub.