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SwitchBot Curtain controller mounted on curtain rod.

SwitchBot Curtain review: Noisy solution to a non-existent problem

The SwitchBot Curtain looks like a great way to help keep your home cool over the summer, but getting it to perform reliably is a challenge.
The AeroGarden Harvest on a countertop beside the sink.

AeroGarden Smart Garden Review: hydroponics for dummies

The AeroGarden Harvest Smart Garden makes it easy to grow fresh vegetables and herbs in your home with little to no guesswork.
Amazon Alexa speaker sitting next to U by Moen smart tap

U by Moen Smart Faucet review: A versatile must-have for the kitchen

Do you really need a smart faucet in the kitchen? It may be a novelty, but it can be really handy. I installed one last year; am I still happy with it?
weber genesis smart grill review

Weber Genesis Smart Grill review: Built-in cooking smarts

What's it like cooking with a smart grill? Do you need this tech and is it easy to master? Find out in our hands-on review of the Weber Genesis Smart Grill.
GE Cync lights set up in gaming room.

GE Cync smart lighting review: A worthy Philips Hue competitor

Smart lighting is the easiest way to start a smart home, but many fear it's complicated. We go hands-on with GE Cync to see how it stacks up.
Yeedi Vac Max on grey carpet.

Yeedi Vac Max review: Impressive smart vacuum at a reasonable price

Yeedi Vac Max offers an impressive spec sheet and an even more impressive price tag. It's not perfect, but shoppers on a budget should give it a closer look.
The Defender Guard Pro 2K mounted to a house.

Defender Guard Pro 2K Wi-Fi review: Impressive image quality meets intuitive app

The Defender Guard Pro 2K Wi-Fi is one of the best web-connected security devices we've tested in a while. Here's our in-depth review of the camera.
The LG PuriCare AeroTower sits in the center of a room and cools the entire space.

LG PuriCare AeroTower Review: Powerful, quiet, effective

The LG PuriCare AeroTower is an air purifier and fan in one, but most importantly, it does all of these tasks quietly.
The Dock Pro ME covers only one side of the bed.

Chilisleep Dock Pro Sleep System review: Room for improvement

The Chilisleep Dock Pro ME Sleep System is designed to keep you cool and comfortable at night.
The Tineco Carpet One cleans a dirty floor.

Tineco Carpet One review: Powerful, efficient cleaning

The Tineco Carpet One Smart Carpet Cleaner pulls dirt and debris from your carpet that you didn't even know was there.
Etekcity ESF00+ scale displaying data.

ESF00+ Smart Fitness Scale review: Track the good, bad, & BMI

A smart scale is a great way to keep track of your fitness and weight goals. The Etekcity ESF00+ offers a sleek design and a lot of data.
The Canary Pro on a table.

Canary Pro review: Decent performance, high cost

The Canary Pro is a self-monitored home security system, but its subscription service costs a pretty penny.
A Etekcity Smart Nutrition Scale measuring a bowl of blueberries.

Etekcity Smart Nutrition Scale review: data-rich tracking

The Etekcity ESN00 Smart Nutrition Scale tracks all the nutritional data you could want. We just wish it was more intuitive to use.
Ikea Starkvind air purifier

Ikea Starkvind air purifier review: Unique and functional

The Ikea Starkvind combines a unique design with smart functionality to become more than just an air purifier.
Govee Hexa Glide Light Panels installed on wall behind desk.

Govee Glide Hexa Light Panel review: Great lighting, cluttered app

The Govee Glide Hexa Light Panels provide a colorful backdrop for your home, complete with music sync out of the box. Are they worth taking the plunge?
The Twinkly Dots can spruce up any room.

Twinkly Dots review: Nice to look at, but nothing new

The Twinkly Dots have a unique design and look nice when set up, but don't bring new functionality to the table.
A Roborock S4 Max with a charger sitting the right.

Roborock S4 Max review: Multi-floor, room-by-room cleaning

Looking for a dedicated robot vacuum to help keep dirt or pet hair at bay? We tried the Roborock S4 Max to see what it can do and how well it cleans.
Ninja Foodi 13-in-1 oven.

Ninja Foodi Dual Heat Air Fry Oven: A real powerhouse

This 13-in-1 smart oven does it all, from air frying to toasting to searing and dehydrating food. But does it do it all well? Read our review to find out.
A iRobot Roomba e5 sits on the floor.

iRobot Roomba e5 review: Superb and affordable

Shopping for a robot vacuum on a budget? We put this lower-cost Roomba to the test.
A man working out using the Tempo Move system.

Tempo Move review: An interactive, at-home fitness savant

Looking for an at-home workout package that will target every part of your body? Look no further than the Tempo Move, a compact fitness solution that we love.
The Neato D10 is the latest flagship robot vacuum from Neato.

Neato D10 Review: Putting the D in deep clean

The Neato D10 provides a better, deeper clean than the competition thanks to its unique shape and versatile cleaning modes.
The Wyze Scale S provides numerous health metrics with each weigh-in.

Wyze Scale S review: Highly functional and affordable

The Wyze Scale S is an affordable, easy-to-use smart scale that gives a large amount of information and is perfect for the average user.
Dyson Outsize Absolute + being used on a kitchen floor.

Dyson Outsize Absolute+ review: The ultimate stick vac

Wondering if lasers on your vacuum are a gimmick? Turns out they're not. Find out what lasers bring to the Dyson Outsize Absolute+.
Tineco-Floor-ONE-S5 washing floor

Tineco Floor One S5 review: A dual vac and mop with the power to scrub

Sometimes an automated robot vacuum and mop can only get you so far and you need the manual power of an upright. Does Tineco Floor One S5 deliver?
upright go s review case

Upright Go S review: Posture trainer delivers on all its promises

Anyone who works at a desk worries about slouching, but how can you prevent it? Upright Go S aims to nudge you when you lean and gamify great posture.
A Roborock Dyad cleans up spilled cereal on a hardwood floor.

Roborock Dyad review: A budget wet-dry vacuum for those who hate dirt

The Roborock Dyad is an affordable wet-dry vacuum that'll clean every nook and cranny in your kitchen. It effectively handles the dirt so you don't have to.
The Govee Immersion Kit enhances on-screen content.

Govee Immersion Kit review: Making TV watching a more colorful experience

The Govee Immersion Kit extends the colors of your TV screen to the wall around it, drawing you deeper into anything you watch.
The Echo Show 15 is the largest smart display yet.

Amazon Echo Show 15 review: A big screen with widgets we didn’t know we needed

The Amazon Echo Show 15 combines a large screen and a suite of different widgets to become one of the most useful smart displays yet.
The Lockly Flex Touch smart lock.

Lockly Flex Touch review: An efficient starter lock that won’t break the bank

The Lockly Flex Touch delivers a premium smart lock experience, from setup to features, at a fairly low cost. Read on to learn more about this great smart lock.
Stretching during an Openfit bike workout.

MYX II Plus fitness bike review: Watch out, Peloton

The MYXfitness MYX II Plus fitness bike is a worthy competitor to the other models on the market and it's also a pretty good deal. See why.
The SwannBuddy video doorbell can be hardwired or battery powered.

SwannBuddy Video Doorbell Review: Great features, but with room for improvement

The SwannBuddy Video Doorbell is a powerful home security device marred by minor annoyances and inconveniences.
Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo N8 Pro+ on hardwood floor.

Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo N8 Pro+ review: Quietly gets the job done

Self-emptying robot vacuums are becoming popular, with the Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo N8 Pro+ making some noise with its 2-in-1 functionality and excellent value.
Woman boxing with FightCamp.

FightCamp Review: Learn boxing combos to knock out your workouts

Kick and punch your way to a cardio workout at home that you won't find elsewhere with FightCamp's trackers and professional-grade equipment.
Govee Neon Rope Light

Govee Neon Rope Light review: Colorful spaghetti noodles for your wall

The Govee Neon Rope Light is a flexible, colorful light strip that can be used to spell out letters or create light-up patterns on your wall.