Jason D'AprileFreelance contributor, TechHive

Jason D'Aprile has been writing about technology and entertainment since the early 90s from his secluded home in West Virginia.

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Kami Doorbell Camera review: Flexible and inexpensive porch security

You can operate this doorbell cam with your existing wiring or run it on battery power.

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Logitech Circle View Doorbell review: The doorbell to beat for the HomeKit set

Move along Android users, nothing to see here.

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Ring Video Doorbell Wired review: Strong entry-level porch security for the price

Lots of competitors are more powerful, but few are this affordable.

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Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 review: Radar delivers a birds-eye view

As usual, you’ll need to pay a subscription fee to enjoy all of this doorbell cam’s features.

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Sensibo Pure smart air purifier review: This smart appliance clears the air using brains more than brawn

This small, smart, and connected room air purifier can work alone or in conjunction with one of Sensibo’s air-conditioner controllers.

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Lorex 2K QHD Wired Video Doorbell review: Onboard storage and better video quality are the highlights

But this new video doorbell suffers from the same motion-detection flaws of Lorex's older 1080p model.

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Wyze Thermostat review: First-class feature set, bargain-basement price tag

But you’ll need to trust Wyze on its promise to deliver important add-ons like remote sensors in 2021.

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Best smart thermostat: Reviews and buying advice

There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.

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Nest Thermostat review: An easy recommendation for budget shoppers

Most of the features we love about the top-of-the-line Nest Learning Thermostat—at almost half the cost.

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Sensibo Air review: Make your air conditioner smarter and more efficient

The Sensibo Sky boasts a slick secondary sensor, and it works with virtually any air conditioner that has a remote control.

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Johnson Controls’ Lux CS1 smart thermostat review: A rather ho-hum addition to a crowded market

This isn’t the best smart thermostat you can buy, but it’s not a bad value.

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Cielo Breez Plus review: A superb way to make your dumb air conditioner smart

Bring your old air conditioner into the smart home era.

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Sinopé Zigbee dimmer switch review: Smart lighting from the Great White North

Sinopé pivots from their proprietary smart home protocol in favor of the Zigbee standard.

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Lorex WiFi Video Doorbell review: Onboard storage is the lone bright spot on this budget-priced front-door guardian

The competition is fierce in the video doorbell market, and this one from security camera vet Lorex doesn't deliver enough features or performance.

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Eufy Security Wireless Video Doorbell review: Very high-res video and no subscription needed

Local network storage means you won't need to pay for an ongoing subscription to use Eufy's high-resolution doorbell camera.