The sphere-like Echo Spot is more compact than the Echo Show and provides good audio quality for its size, but the circular screen is small.
The Hisense H8F Android TV is a decent 4K smart TV with a nice design and strong feature set, but it's held back by inconsistent backlighting and middling sound quality.
The Adobe Iota offers easy setup and everything you need to watch over your house, though the built-in camera has some limitations.
While its feature set is limited, the Blink XT is a reliable wireless indoor/outdoor camera that covers the essentials and even includes free cloud storage.
A week with iHome's smart mirror convinced me that not everything needs a virtual assistant built in.
If you put in the time, you can do a lot with the Hubitat Elevation smart home hub, but it's not for everyone.
Currently more promise than practicality, the Orro smart switch could turn on some interesting smart-home features in the future, but it is relatively limited in its current form.
The Canary Pro wireless security camera has temperature and air-quality sensors, which partly justify its somewhat high price.
The Wyze Cam Pan is easy to use, delivers good video and audio, and has a 360-degree field of view and a range of useful features — such as two weeks of free video storage — for less than $40.
While the quality of the video from Simplisafe's doorbell is good, the device skimps on features and smart-home integration.
The Sony Aibo is much more than pricey robot. So much more that it will tug at your emotions between charges.
For those who are about to rock, the Stanmore II has just about everything you need--as long as you don’t mind spending a big chunk of money.
Other video baby monitors are more fully featured, but Safety 1st delivers excellent video quality and a helpful portable audio unit.
A feature-rich app, an easy-to-control camera, and extras like push-to-talk and music playback make the M6T our top baby monitor pick.
Boasting a number of handy features you can easily access from a companion app on your phone, Arlo Baby has just what you need to check in on your baby at night and during naptime.
The Aluratek eco4life Wi-Fi security camera is inexpensive, but you get what you pay for. It captures good video but has minimal functionality.
The Eufy RoboVac 11 is a strong budget robot vacuum, but be prepared for some trade-offs at this price.
The Nanoleaf Canvas is a set of wall panels that add a splash of color and light to any space. But it doesn't come cheap.
In addition to checking on your baby via streaming video, the Miku Smart Baby Monitor also tracks breathing. But can that justify its $399 cost?
Amazon's Alexa-powered camera that tells you what to wear is a neat idea, but it's not for everyone.
The Caavo Control Center combines all your devices and their content into one interface, but all its best features cost extra.