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With its ability to track moving bodies, Samsung's latest security camera stands out.
Microsoft promises a fix in 2017, but today the game console doesn't pass high-def audio bitstreams such as Dolby TrueHD or Dolby Atmos to the rest of your home-theater gear.
The least-expensive Echo does everything its pricier siblings do, but you should spring for an outboard speaker if you want it to play music.
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.
The “touch” in its name refers to a button on the bulb that can cycle through four levels of brightness.
The Hue produces amazing light across the white spectrum.
Wi-Fi connectivity means you don’t need a hub, but this globe just doesn’t get bright enough.
LIFX’s color-tunable bulb excels, but its white bulb simply doesn’t hit the same highs.
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.
Today’s color-tunable bulbs are brighter and easier to control than ever, but choosing the right one for your environment remains a challenge.
It’s cheaper than the only competing color Wi-Fi bulb, but it’s not better.