The EufyCam 2 is a good fully wireless home security camera that doesn't require a cloud plan.
The Coway Bidetmega 200 offers customizable washes, a heated seat and other features in an easy-to-install, tricked-out toilet seat.
The Brilliant smart home controller obeys Alexa commands and adds its own motion sensor and in-home video intercom to the mix. But it supports only a few products so far.
The Echo Glow is an adorable, child-friendly Alexa accessory and a clever introduction to smart assistants.
The Amazon Echo Show is a capable and great-sounding Alexa smart home display at an affordable price.
It's not perfect, but the Chamberlain myQ smart garage door opener is the best option for most people.
The $249 iLife Shinebot W400 uses a microfiber brush roll and two water tanks to clean floors, but cleaning up after it is a chore itself.
The iRobot Braava jet 240 won't replace a traditional mop and bucket on really dirty floors, but it does keep floors clean and dust free in between deep cleanings.
While it's affordable and easy to use, the Ring Alarm home security kit doesn't offer much regarding home automation.
While it lacks professional monitoring, Ooma's Smart security system is inexpensive and easy to use.
The Echo Flex plug-in smart speaker ($24.99) might not sound superb, but its Alexa integration and supported accessories make it a practical smart home gadget.
Amazon's second-gen Echo is more attractive and more affordable than the original, and it sounds just as good, too.
The Echo Studio is Amazon's best-sounding Alexa speaker yet, offering impressive bass, but it's not quite the best in its class.
The Google Home Mini looks and sounds better than Amazon's smallest Alexa speaker, but it’s not quite as versatile.
The Google Nest Mini smart speaker boasts better sound and Google Assistant machine learning than the first-generation Home Mini.
The smart LIFX Candle Color bulb packs imaginative polychrome technology, letting it light up a space with multiple shades at once.
Music lovers with deep wallets looking for a powerful outdoor speaker that doubles as a cooler should check out the Thomas & Darden Kube.
The Netatmo Welcome's facial recognition keeps track of a household's residents and creates individual user profiles for each person.