Few elements of your home’s infrastructure have a bigger impact on your tech life. We recommend mesh Wi-Fi routers for most people, and we’ll help you find just the right one for your needs.
Reacting to Project Connected Home over IP, Silicon Labs says it will soon allow other semiconductor manufacturers to build Z-Wave chips.
Unlike Samuel L. Jackson, however, you won’t be able to replace Alexa’s voice with Mickey’s.
This outlet features built-in USB charging ports and is available in both 15- and 20-amp configurations.
Love is never having to say, “Alexa, what time is it?”
A new app monitors a home’s water, HVAC, power, and security systems—provided you go all in with Resideo Technologies’ hardware.
And the U.S. version is now integrated with the Sonos multi-room audio system.
You can buy a great surge protector for less than $50, so what makes this one worth $200?
Few elements of your home’s infrastructure have a bigger impact on your tech life. We’ll help you find just the right router to anchor your home network.
Google's idea to blend a smart speaker with a Wi-Fi access point isn’t new, but the only other one you can buy is powered by Alexa.
It plugs into an AC outlet, alerts you to smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and contacts you via an app with a recording of the sound. A few false alarms aside, this security device is a smart buy for any home.
When paired with an Echo smart speaker and a Fire TV device, this infrared transmitter can send command signals to your TV, soundbar, A/V receiver, or set-top box.
HDMI and DisplayPort are both capable of sending high-definition video and high-res audio from a source to a display. We compare their feature sets and typical use scenarios.
Lutron’s solution is more proprietary than many, but the compatibility trade-off is worth it.
Want to set your house apart from the other smart homes in the neighborhood? Consider investing in smart window coverings.