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Ring Spotlight Solar review

Ring Spotlight Cam Solar review

If you’re like us, you like the idea of wireless home security cameras, but dread the low-battery warning that inevitably comes with them. We tested the Ring Spotlight Cam Solar to see if it was the answer to our dead-battery prayers. Read our review to find out how it went.
Momentum Cori HD

Momentum Cori HD review

August Smart Lock Third Generation review bike

August Smart Lock (3rd gen) review

In our August Smart Lock Third Generation review we discover a lock that’s sleek, secure and simple to use.
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Wisenet SmartCam D1 video doorbell review

Pitched at the top of the video doorbell market, the Wisenet SmartCam D1 Video Doorbell has some great features, but can’t quite deliver the performance required to chase Nest and Ring away from your porch. Read our review to get more details.
Canary View review

Canary View review

The $99 Canary View is an impressive smart home camera with fantastic imaging and an attractive design. But it’s let down by motion detection issues and ongoing subscription fees required to unlock its full potential. Are those problems enough to detract from the camera's affordable price?
Nest Cam IQ Indoor review

Nest Cam IQ Indoor review

There are few smarter or more sophisticated cameras than Nest Cam IQ Indoor, which looks impressive and delivers all the features you could want. It's also expensive, though, and with other more affordable options out there, you might want to shop around.
Wyze Cam Pan Review

Wyze Cam Pan review

While lacking refinement in some areas, there’s little doubt that the $30 Wyze Cam Pan delivers unparalleled value, with 360-degree pan/tilt support and imaging that outperforms many of its peers. We can’t believe Wyze has built a quality camera at such a low price point.
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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review

Nest is among the best. With excellent image quality and intelligent zoom, tracking, and facial recognition, the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is one of the smartest cameras on the market right now. Here’s why.
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Arbor Video Doorbell Review

The video doorbell industry is exploding, even though it remains dominated by smart home giants Ring and Nest. Can a new startup called Arbor, with its first crowdfunded product, even hope to compete? The answer is yes, thanks to free video recording and a fully wireless install.
VTech HD Pan & Tilt review

VTech HD Pan & Tilt (VC931) review

While remote pan and tilt controls plus responsive motion detection are great with the VTech HD Pan & Tilt Camera, the features aren’t enough to overcome a bad setup experience and low-quality imaging. This camera's somewhat affordable price isn't nearly enough to excuse the long list of problems we ran into.
WyzeCam v2 Review

WyzeCam v2 review

Think you can’t get a good security camera for under $100? Think again. While its supporting cloud services are patchy, WyzeCam v2 looks and performs better than any $20 smart cam should. We were overall surprised by and impressed with this little security camera’s performance.
Honeywell Lyric C2 review

Honeywell Lyric C2 review

The Honeywell Lyric C2 is a compact smart home camera offering wide-angled, high quality imaging, and the ability to differentiate the sound of a smoke alarm from a baby’s cry.
Samsung SmartThings ADT Home Security Kit

SmartThings ADT Home Security Starter Kit Review

The Samsung SmartThings ADT Home Security Start Kit comes with the basic accessories needed to protect your home, but you’ll likely need to expand into the smart home ecosystem to use it.
Amazon Cloud Cam

Amazon Cloud Cam review

In our Amazon Cloud Cam review, we explain why this addition to Amazon’s growing Alexa universe is one of its most valuable yet.
Netgear Arlo Go review

Netgear Arlo Go hands-on review

With 4G LTE connectivity, the Netgear Arlo Go goes where Wi-Fi cameras cannot, while maintaining all of the great features the Arlo line is known for.
Nest Secure Review

Nest Secure review

Nest Secure’s high-quality hardware and super-slick features make smart home security a cinch. But it comes at quite the price.
Hive View review

Hive View review

Hive View’s sleek lines and premium finish will enhance the look of any smart home. But so-so image quality and limited features mean it doesn’t quite deliver all you’d expect for the price.
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Swann Smart Security Camera review

Weatherproof and wireless, the Swann Smart Security Camera may lack the customization of competitors, but good looks, decent image quality, and local storage ensure it’s worth your consideration.
August Smart Lock Pro review

August Smart Lock Pro + Connect (3rd Gen) review

In our August Smart Lock Pro (3rd Generation) review we discover a smarter and simpler way to secure your home.
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Yale Assure Lock SL review

Go keyless and elegant with this lock, which is compact, stylish, and slim. Our Yale Assure Lock SL review outlines the features of this device.
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August Doorbell Cam Pro review

See who's at the door and let them in remotely, using your phone and a smart doorbell. Find out more in our August Doorbell Cam Pro Review.
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Wyze Labs WyzeCam hands-on review

At just $20, the WyzeCam from smart home startup Wyze Labs could change the smart camera game.
TP-Link Kasa Cam KC-120 review

TP-Link Kasa Cam KC-120 review

If you're looking for an affordable way into the world of Amazon Echo Show-compatible smart cameras, you'll find one in our TP-Link Kasa Cam KC-120 review.