But a quirky app, limited chime compatibility, and an expensive cloud-storage plan limit its appeal.
New machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms promise to reduce homeowners’ energy bills and reduce their impact on the environment.
This is a very good product, but it relies on your existing doorbell wiring and it lacks any hooks into any broader smart home system.
Scout doesn't pack every important feature into its video doorbell, nor would you expect it to for the price, but it does have some nifty features.
Netvue makes a big AI promise for its Belle video doorbell, but that feature falls flat.
Sluggish, convoluted, and unreliable, this low-cost smart thermostat just can't justify its $99 price tag.
You can make your old window air conditioner smarter, but you can’t make it quieter or more efficient.
It's not as sophisticated as some other systems, but it costs less and is easier to set up.
Nest Who? Ecobee builds our top pick in smart thermostats.
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A passive infrared motion sensor and a remote wireless chime are attractive features, but the Remo+ app continues to be an issue.
After just a few weeks on the market, August has temporarily stopped shipping its video doorbell and is issuing refunds to customers who bought them.
The graybeard of home HVAC control has learned a thing or two from smart thermostat competitors Nest Labs and Ecobee.
A beautifull smart thermostat for baseboard, radiant, and fan-forced convector heaters.
This electric valve can’t analyze your water system the way some of its competitors will, but it might react to a leak more quickly than those smarter devices.
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