If you find that you’re stuck outside because you’ve forgotten the most crucial part of your keys-phone-wallet check, don’t panic. Chances are, you’ll be able to get inside before the next episode of your favorite show autoplays on Netflix.
AVG Antivirus offers customizable antivirus protection with original features but lacks some of the basics. The good: you can expect goodies like access to an advanced AI that proactively identifies malware that hasn’t been cataloged. The bad: you won’t get must-haves like access to a basic VPN or parental control.
Alexa, the voice assistant that lives inside Amazon Echo, has become iconic. And as smart homes grow more common, more curious consumers will want Alexa devices of their own. If you’re one of those consumers, you’re in luck. We’re about to explain how much an Echo costs, what you can do with each one, and which model’s right for you.
When I first got my Google Home, I was so excited that I could control my home with simple voice commands a la Tony Stark. It was like stepping into the future. But then I realized I couldn’t control my lights, change my thermostat settings, or take advantage of the other home automation conveniences that Google Home provides without first getting some smart home gadgets to connect it to. With that in mind, I’ve compiled a list of the best smart products that work with Google Home so you can take control of your home…
We like the quality and diversity of Arlo’s offerings, but it’s the wireless cameras that set the company apart from some of its major competitors like Nest and Logitech. You can set up or move the wire-free cameras around anywhere—even outside—thanks to Arlo’s water-resistant design. And the cameras have solid enough battery life that you’ll have to charge them only every four to six months of regular use.
Ring offers an inexpensive, install-it-yourself security system with a great monitoring price. As a newer system, it’s still being fine-tuned, so there are some kinks. Is the Ring security system the latest and greatest in home protection? We decided to find out by testing the system in a team member’s home. Our verdict—we think it has potential, but it’s still too early to tell.
Vivint is one of the only big security companies to offer a contract-free security option. This customer-first thinking is a big part of why we recommend Vivint over other security companies. Read on for a full review of Vivint home security….
ADT Home Security is the most familiar name when it comes to monitored security systems, but does it still match up against the competition? Read on for a full ADT Home Security system review…
Vivint and Frontpoint both offer high-quality security and smart home services but go about it in distinctive ways. That’s why we recommend these two home security providers for different types of security shoppers. Looking for a Tony Stark-level smart home? We recommend Vivint. More of a MacGyver? Choose Frontpoint’s DIY home security system.
Link Interactive is a DIYer’s dream. It lets you customize your security system exactly the way you want it, and you have to pay only for the equipment you choose. Read on for a full review of Link Interactive…