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Cree A19 soft-white dimmable LED bulb review: Great light and perfect dimming

These dumb bulbs are perfect for smart lighting.

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Enclave Audio CineHome HD review: Plenty of bang for the home theater buck

The 'wire-free' claim is a wee bit overblown, but that doesn't mean this system isn't a good value.

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BeOn key fob review: A convenient accessory for BeOn Smart Security Lighting

While we're still waiting for BeOn's long-promised support for a connected home standard, this new product is a welcome addition to its product line.

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Amazon Tap review: A disappointing follow-up to a great smart-home device

The need to get up and tap the Tap to get Alexa's attention defeats the purpose.

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Netatmo Welcome review: Support for door/window sensors is great, but this camera's facial-recognition feature still falls short

While this security camera successfully takes the creep factor out of home monitoring, its marquee feature feels like a work in progress.

First Look: Prisma cold-brew coffee maker

Love iced coffee, but hate the wait? Prisma's device can brew a pitcher in just 10 minutes.

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Behmor Brewer review: A connected coffeemaker for coffee geeks

Wi-Fi connectivity and a smartphone app help deliver a precisely calculated brew.

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Roku Streaming Stick review: The best cheap way to make a dumb TV smart

The Roku Streaming Stick offers a solid app selection, good-enough performance, and some neat tricks for $50.

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Vimtag P1 Smart Cloud IP Camera review: a simple security solution for the home

This camera's ease-of-use makes it ideal for first-time security camera users.

Sengled Pulse Solo

Sengled Pulse Solo review: You can put a JBL speaker in your lamp. Question is, should you?

What’s possible is not always what’s advisable.

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Vizio P65-C1 display review: Dolby Vision HDR and an Android remote control

The Vizio P-series displays are the first we've seen to offer Dolby Vision HDR. The picture is great, but there's no TV tuner.

Reolink NVR

Reolink RLN8-410 8-Channel PoE NVR review: Corral up to 8 cameras into a single system

This network video recorder allows you to save terrabytes of video from your Reolink PoE IP cams.

Review: The Starry Station Wi-Fi router -- a simple solution

The stylish new Starry Station Wi-Fi router is so simple to use that your friends and relatives may no longer need to call you for help.

Optoma NuForce BE6i

Optoma NuForce BE6i wireless in-ear headphones review: You won't believe they're Bluetooth

The aluminum enclosures are pretty and all, but it's the sound that makes these headphones worth the price of admission.

JBL Boost TV

JBL Boost TV review: There are great small speakers. This isn't one of them

We like the idea of a sound bar for smaller rooms and smaller TVs, but the Boost TV’s performance leaves much to be desired.

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Switchmate smart light switch review: The fast lane to smart (and simple) home lighting

It’s not perfect, but this smart switch is the simplest, surest remote lighting control we’ve seen.