Don't-Miss Home tech Stories
Frustrations with the mobile and web apps overshadow everything we like about this Dropcam competitor.
Piper's wide-angle camera and built-in sensors are great for renters, but I had some issues with missing notifications.
It works just fine. But I get more use out of my dumb slow cooker's extra features, missing from this smartphone-controlled version.
It's not the world's most powerful Bluetooth speaker, but it never needs charging because it's screwed into your lamp. Yes, this speaker is a light bulb.
Flower Power gives your plants a voice, so they can tell you what they need. And hopefully you'll stop killing every plant that comes into your home.
The Viper Home Starter Kit is nearly effortless to set up. Well. The hardware is at least.
Upgrade the easy way: Add super simple app-controlled lighting to your love shack.
As colorful as Honeywell's programmable thermostat is, it's just not very pretty.
Catching bad guys (or bad dogs) in random acts of mischief has never been easier.
There are thousands of weather apps out there, but they can't tell you what the temperature is at your house specifically.
Here are some tech-y gift suggestions for the college grads in your life as they prepare to enter a horrible economy that your generation helped bring about. We're not saying you should feel guilty, but maybe buy them something nice.
Schlage's Nexia Home Intelligence system is a good home-control system, but it's not as strong as Lowes's Iris package, which costs just $1 more per month to operate.
Dan McDonley's Ninja Standing Desk is a beautiful use of $159 and a great (if unconventional) way to start standing at work.