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A curved screen? Meh. But HDR and quantum dots result in an LCD TV that gives uber-expensive OLED technology a run for its money.
B&W knows how to celebrate. The British audio company is marking its 50th anniversary with a set of to-die-for cans.
It costs almost twice as much as some of its closest competitors, but you’ll only pay once because there are no subscription fees.
LIFX’s color-tunable bulb excels, but its white bulb simply doesn’t hit the same highs.
The “touch” in its name refers to a button on the bulb that can cycle through four levels of brightness.
Wi-Fi connectivity means you don’t need a hub, but this globe just doesn’t get bright enough.
The Hue produces amazing light across the white spectrum.
Cree’s smart bulbs work with a variety of smart-home hubs, but that means Cree has a lot less control over the user experience.
The C-Life is an inexpensive choice, but its value is undercut by the price of the C-Sleep.
This new white-only LED bulb changes color with a flip of the switch instead of an app on your phone.
It’s cheaper than the only competing color Wi-Fi bulb, but it’s not better.
This gadget turns most any lamp into a readily accessible USB charger.
This 4-in-1 smoke detector comes with a smart back-up battery, but that’s as high as it raises the bar.
This is a fantastic home security camera for monitoring large spaces and tracking kids or pets.
This gizmo monitors indoor air quality, temperature, humidity, and noise, but it won't tell you much you don't already know.