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Canary home-security system

Canary review: A sophisticated home-security system packed inside a camera

This cloud-based security system delivers features galore, but it’s far from perfect.

Piper NV

Piper NV review: strong security features hampered by a buggy app

Connection problems and missing notifications drag down this otherwise solid smart home monitor.

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Best smart home system

Your home is only as smart as the hub that orchestrates everything behind the scenes. These DIY tools are the best of the bunch.

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Netgear Arlo Baby

Netgear Arlo Baby review: A better baby monitor

Ditch those staticky radio monitors. Netgear's nursery cam puts eyes on your most precious prize.

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keen front

Reolink Keen review: a truly wireless security camera

This full HD pan-and-tilt camera combines strong security with battery-powered flexibility.

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PureGear PureSwitch

PureGear PureSwitch review: A HomeKit-only smart plug with a high-speed USB port

It’s a little more expensive than its features warrant, but it’s well designed for what it does.

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Color LED smart bulbs

Best color LED smart bulbs

Today’s color-tunable bulbs are brighter and easier to control than ever, but choosing the right one for your environment remains a challenge.

Best smart thermostats

Best smart thermostat

There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.

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HDHomeRun and Emby DVR

HDHomeRun and Emby DVR review: Power to the cord cutter

Emby's do-it-yourself DVR packs plenty of features if you have the right hardware and don't mind jumping through some hoops.

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Nest Cam IQ review: Lots of exciting features, but the price tag triggers less-desirable emotions

The latest security camera from Nest Labs is super powerful (and super expensive).

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Logitech POP Button

Logitech POP Smart Button Kit review: Press here to quickly control your smart home devices

Now integrated with HomeKit, Logitech’s POP button offers simple (but expensive) command over other devices.

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Peq connected-home system

Peq review: A robust, DIY connected-home system

Nothing demonstrates the connected home becoming mainstream more than being able to buy the components at Best Buy.

Terk OMNITWR

Terk Amplified Multi-Directional HDTV Antenna review: Excellent reception thanks to an adjustable amp

With looks echoing the Echo, Terk’s OMNITWR pulls in TV signals without being a blight on your interior design.

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amazon dash wand button

Amazon Dash Wand review: A home shopping device made for a not-too-distant future

Amazon Dash Wand deftly combines the power of Alexa with a handheld barcode scanner, but our shopping carts aren't quite ready for it yet.