Ed OswaldFreelance contributor, TechHive

Ed is a technology journalist, music nut, and gadget geek who hails from the somewhat small town of Reading, Pennsylvania.

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Best home weather station: Which one should be your personal meteorologist?

Home weather stations are getting more accurate and sophisticated all the time. Follow our buyer's guide to find your own personal meteorologist.

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Lowe’s will shut down its Iris by Lowe’s smart home platform on March 31

Consumers who purchased Iris by Lowe’s components that can’t be used with other systems can file for compensation.

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Kwikset goes Wi-Fi with the Halo smart lock

Don’t worry, Bluetooth fans. Kwikset has a new brand for that tech, too.

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Honeywell Home T-Series smart thermostats from Resideo feature room-monitoring sensors

Resideo is new in name only: The Honeywell spin-off is a major player in the HVAC market.

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Meet Swidget, a smarter-than-average electrical outlet with interchangeable inserts

Inexpensive inserts add a host of features to this in-wall smart outlet.

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Wemo debuts redesigned (and cheaper) in-wall smart switches at CES

Wemo unveils new single-pole and 3-way switches include native Apple HomeKit support at CES.

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AcuRite Atlas weather station review: It comes to market almost two years late, but it was worth waiting for

This is one of the best home weather stations you can buy, but the one area it's lacking is in smart home integrations.

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Ambient Weather WS-2902 Osprey Weather Station review: The best choice for smart-home buffs

You'll encounter a quirk or two, but this home weather station offers everything an enthusiast could want.

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BloomSky weather station/webcam review: Your eye on the sky

More webcam than weather station (unless you purchase an add-on kit), BloomSky still holds some appeal as an adjunct tool for weather enthusiasts.

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Davis Vantage Vue wireless weather station review: The Cadillac of home weather stations is showing its age

Most any weather enthusiast will recommend Davis, but is the name alone still enough to justify the price tag?

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AcuRite 5-in-1 Weather Environment System with My AcuRite review: The personal weather station to beat

Its stations are a common fixture at retailers like Walmart and The Home Depot, but AcuRite's MyAcuRite platform is the best choice for weather enthusiasts.

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) impacts millions; these high-school-age inventors have an antidote

The Life Light can turn a window into a phototherapy system.

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GE taps Amazon's Alexa to provide voice control for its Wi-Fi-connected appliances

Dubbed "Geneva," the new skill works with any connected GE or Monogram appliance, including refrigerators, dishwashers, wall ovens, ranges, laundry and more.

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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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Kwikset's second-gen Kevo touch smart lock makes playing well with others a priority

The original Kevo smart lock didn't have cloud connectivity until last year. The new Kevo comes with not only out-of-the-box connectivity, but also plays well with other devices in the smart home ecosystem.