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Lockly Vision Smart lock installed on door next to phone showing camera view.

The best smart locks for 2023

A good smart lock should have a combination of security, aesthetics, and convenience. We share our favorite smart locks for 2023 and what we love about them.
A person pressing the Arlo Video Doorbell.

The best video doorbells for 2023

The Google Nest Cam (battery) mounted to a wall.

The best outdoor security cameras of 2023

A robot vacuum by Eufy that offers home mapping and 2,000 Pa suction.

The best robot vacuums for 2023

Amazon Fire TV on Echo Show 15.

The 10 best smart home products that support Matter

philips sonicare smart toothbrush

The best electric toothbrushes

A Wemo Indoor smart plug on a table.

The best smart plugs of 2023: What is a smart plug, and which do I need?

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release)on a table with a yoga matt and water bottle.

The best Amazon Alexa smart speakers

The Wyze Lock Bolt installed on a door.

10 of the best budget smart home devices under $100

Netgear's Nighthawk RAXE500 tri-band router.

These are the best Wi-Fi routers for 2023

The GE Oven on a countertop.

The best smart kitchen appliances for 2023

Fyrtur blackout blinds in a bedroom.

The best HomeKit smart blinds of 2023

Tilt My Smart Roller Shades

The best smart blinds for 2023

Smart blinds make it easy to control your window shades using your phone or voice assistant. Here's our list of the best smart blinds you can buy right now.
the Google Nest Thermostat E

The 4 best smart thermostats that don’t require a C-wire

If your home doesn't have a C-wire, there are still some great smart thermostats to consider. Here are a few of our favorites.
Black HomePod mini on a side table, in front of an Apple TV

HomePod mini vs. Apple TV 4K: Which is the better HomeKit hub?

The Apple TV 4K and HomePod mini are designed for two very different purposes, but they both serve as HomeKit hubs. Here's a look at which is best.
The Dyson 360 Vis Nav cleaning near a wall.

Dyson 360 Vis Nav vs. Roborock S8 Pro Ultra: Which is the better robot vacuum?

The Dyson 360 Vis Nav is an ultra-expensive robot vacuum. But how does it stack up to the popular Roborock S8 Pro Ultra? Here's a closer look at the two.
A person unlocking the Aqara U100 smart lock with their phone.

The best Apple HomeKit devices for 2023

Have Siri control your home with these smart home products that work with Apple HomeKit. We showcase the best smart lights, door locks, thermostats, and more.
The Ring Battery Doorbell Plus installed outside a front door.

Nest Doorbell vs. Ring Battery Doorbell Plus: which is the better video doorbell?

The Nest Doorbell and Ring Battery Doorbell Plus offer similar price tags and features, but which is better for your front door? Here's a closer look at both.
Arlo Pro 3 Flood Light on white house

Best smart outdoor floodlights

Get the best lighting for your yard with these smart outdoor floodlights.
Dorm room appliances in a bedroom.

The best smart home tech for your dorm

School life is easier with technology! From digital assistants to smart plugs, these products are must-adds to any dorm room or student apartment.
Govee Smart Outdoor String Lights set up on patio trellis at night.

Best smart patio lights under $100

Looking to spruce up your patio with lights you can control from your phone? Our picks for budget-friendly patio smart lights won't break the bank.
The Ring Indoor Cam mounted on a wall.

Ring Indoor Cam vs. Blink Mini Pan-Tilt Camera: which is the better indoor camera?

The Ring Indoor Cam and Blink Mini Pan-Tilt Camera are both affordable indoor cameras, but which is a better fit for your smart home? Here's what to know.
Fyrtur blackout blinds in a bedroom.

5 cool smart home gadgets for summer 2023

These five smart home products will keep your house cool, your yard watered, and reduce your energy bills with little manual effort.
Rachio 3 sprinkler controller mounted on wall.

Rachio 3 vs. Rachio Smart Hose Timer: which is better for your yard?

The Rachio 3 and Rachio Smart Hose Timer make it easy to automate your watering chores. But which is best for your home? Here's a closer look at both.
Apple HomePod 2023 in a home office.

Google Home vs. Apple HomeKit: which is the best smart home platform?

Google Home and Apple HomeKit are two of the most popular smart home platforms in 2023. But which is best for you? Here's a closer look at both to help decide.
The Blink Mini installed in the Pan-Tilt Mount.

Roku Indoor Camera 360 SE vs. Blink Mini Pan-Tilt Camera: which is the best indoor camera?

Both the Roku Indoor Camera 360 SE and Blink Mini Pan-Tilt Camera offer HD footage and the ability to swivel to capture more of your home. But which is best?
The Ring Battery Doorbell Plus installed outside a front door.

Ring Battery Doorbell Plus vs. Ring Video Doorbell 4: which is the best video doorbell?

Trying to figure out if you should upgrade your Ring Video Doorbell 4 to the newer Ring Battery Doorbell Plus? Here's a comparsion to help you decide.
A Roborock S5 sucking up dirt on the floor.

Best robot vacuum mop combo for 2023

Need to save room in the broom closet? Here is our best-of list for all-in-one smart robot vacuums and mops ready for your carpet and hard flooring.
The Lockly Smart Safe in a drawer.

The best smart safes of 2023

The best smart safes of 2023 make it easy to secure your valuables, while also giving you the option to access them with a fingerprint, keypad, or smartphone.
The Amazon Smart Thermostat hanging on wall.

Amazon Smart Thermostat vs. Nest Thermostat: Which should you buy?

The Amazon Smart Thermostat and Nest Thermostat are two of the best smart thermostats available. But which is best? Here's what you need to know.
The Google Nest Mini on a table next to a glass of water.

Echo Pop vs. Nest Mini: which is the better smart speaker?

If you're in the market for an affordable smart speaker, the Echo Pop and Nest Mini should be at the top of your list. Here's a look at which is best.
The Ecovacs T20 Omni docked in a living room.

Roborock S7 Max Ultra vs. Ecovacs Deebot T20 Omni: which is best?

The Roborock S7 Max Ultra and the Ecovacs Deebot T20 Omni share a lot of similarities, but which is the better robot vacuum?
Amazon Echo 4th Gen smart speaker on a table.

Best Amazon Alexa accessories: lights, plugs, thermostats, cameras, and more

Looking to make your home the smartest on the block? Check out our guide to the best Alexa-enabled devices that work with Amazon's all-encompassing Echo lineup.
Nest Smart Thermostat on wall.

The best smart thermostats for Alexa

Get a smart thermostat that plays nice with Alexa and you can adjust your home temperature with a few commands to the nearest Echo speaker.

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