Category: Smart Home
If you have an Alexa voice assistant device in your home, you have a lot of smart home potential at your fingertips. From smart lights to thermostats, door locks to security cameras, we want to help you kit out your home with the best Alexa-compatible smart devices on the market. Want to make the gadgets throughout your home smarter, safer, and easier to control? Follow our guide below.
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…
Which vacuum you want will likely depend on what you prioritize: price, maintenance, or cleaning efficiency. See which one we chose as the best value for your home.
So you have a Samsung SmartThings hub. What’s next? Here are the best smart home devices that are SmartThings-compatible, from smart locks to lights.
We tested and compared Philips Hue and LIFX so you can decide which smart light bulb brand has the price, features, and smart home compatibility you need.
Nest makes solid, easy-to-use smart home products that make day-to-day life more convenient. Here are our favorite smart devices that work with Nest.
See which home automation systems we think belong in your home in 2019, and learn why we thought Amazon Echo was the best in our in-depth review.
HomeKit still isn’t compatible with as many smart home brands as Amazon Alexa or Google Home yet, but there are still plenty of devices to choose from. From smart bulbs to Wi-Fi thermostats, here are the best Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.
Being the leaders in smart speaker technology, we lay out the pros and cons of both Google Home and Amazon Echo, and decide which one is best for your home.
IFTTT—If This, Then That—is a free web-based service that helps your apps and smart devices communicate with each other. IFTTT uses applets to define triggers (if this) to execute an action (then that). For example, if your phone senses you’re back in your home, then your Nest Cam will stop recording.