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Blink Outdoor

Blink Outdoor review: It’s nothing new

The Blink Outdoor Camera can last upwards of two years on battery power. It's very similar to its predecessor, but is there more to it than just that?
Instant Pod

Instant Pod Review: A simple way to start your morning

Whether it's coffee or espresso, there's no worry because the Instant Pod can brew both. You'll have the best of both worlds without spending a huge fortune.
The Homehawk Window mounted in a window

Panasonic HomeHawk Window review: See the color of the night

The Panasonic Homehawk Window camera attaches to your window and provides amazing color night vision in a slim package.
Reolink E1 Zoom on table

Reolink E1 Zoom Review: Closer, but still off the mark

Articulating cameras that can cover a full 360-degrees aren't new, but the Reolink E1 Zoom is a rare breed with its integrated 3x optical zoom.
Oral-B iO Series 9 Smart Toothbrush held in hand

Oral-B iO Series 9 Smart Toothbrush review: Steep cost

Today's smart toothbrushes try to achieve a level beyond what electric toothbrushes have offer. The Oral-B iO Series 9 is looking to leapfrog everything else.
Arlo Essential full shot

Arlo Essential review: Affordable, but not so essential

Arlo's new outdoor security camera features color night vision and a hub-free design. It has a lot of potential. Here's our Arlo Essential review.
Hum by Colgate Smart Toothbrush on ledge

Hum by Colgate Smart Toothbrush Review: Get paid to brush

Smart toothbrushes can track and tell you how to effectively brush your teeth, but Hum by Colgate aims to get you to brush more frequently with reward points.
The Ring Video Doorbell on a door frame while a woman touches it.

Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) Review: Light on upgrades, irresistibly priced

The new version of Ring's first video doorbell is an upgrade, but it really doesn't stand out in any way. Here's our Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) Review.
Vivint Doorbell Camera Pro installed.

Vivint Doorbell Camera Pro review: Purging pesky porch pirates

The Vivint Doorbell Camera Pro wants to proactively protect your packages from theft with a wide field of view and proactive artificial intelligence.
Dyson Pure Humidify Cool hero shot.

Dyson Pure Humidify + Cool review: Convergence at its finest

The Dyson Pure Humidify + Cool replaces a fan, air purifier and humidifier, and works better than any of them individually.
Photo of the Vivint outdoor camera.

Vivint Outdoor Camera Pro review: Your guardian awaits

The Vivint Outdoor Camera Pro is a solid addition to an already robust all-in-one home security solution that uses A.I. to intelligently protect your property.
eufyCam 2 Pro outside

EufyCam 2 Pro review: A wireless outdoor cam that lasts all year

In this EufyCam 2 Pro review we take a look at the video quality and features. This security camera includes a siren, night vision, and more, but does it wow?
Wyze Cam Outdoor featured image

Wyze Cam Outdoor review: This security cam can take a hike

The Wyze Cam Outdoor is looking to tackle the great outdoors offering an impressive range of features that go beyond just being a traditional outdoor camera.
Eve Cam in kitchen

Eve Cam review: Performance holds back this HomeKit camera

More cameras are supporting Apple's HomeKit smart home platform. The Eve Cam is the latest, but does it have what it takes to be a standout in the space?
Netatmo Camera with siren up on a wall.

Netatmo Outdoor Camera with Siren review: Tunnel vision

The Netatmo Outdoor Camera with siren does some smart things with AI and app functionality, but the hardware is a bit outdated looking, and fundamentally flawed.
ring video doorbell 3 review with silver faceplate

Ring Video Doorbell 3 review: Not much of an upgrade

While the Ring Video Doorbell 3 has a great app and some solid features, it isn't much of an upgrade for those with a second generation model.
abode starter kit review upright front

Abode Starter Kit review

Abode's basic, entry-level hardware disappoints, but we still find lots to like about Abode's smart home security platform, namely it's ability to play well across all platforms, including Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Find out more in our Abode Starter Kit review.
Eufy Security Indoor Cam 2K on table

Eufy Security Indoor Cam 2K review: Clarity at a low cost

The $40 Eufy Security Indoor Cam 2K boasts everything you'll need to secure your home while you're away without costing you a whole lot of cash in the process.
ufy Security Indoor Cam 2K.

Eufy Security Indoor Cam 2K Pan and Tilt review: Nowhere to hide

Instead of pointing your camera at one spot, you can still place the Eufy Indoor Cam 2K Pan & Tilt anywhere, and it'll yell at intruders when it detects them.
Lockly Vision Smart lock installed on door next to phone showing camera view.

Lockly Vision Review: The Swiss Army knife of smart locks

The Lockly Vision smart lock and doorbell camera combo is pricey, but it has a lot of great features crammed into one device. Here's how well they all work.
Arlo Pro 3 Flood Light on white house

Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera review: Great camera, price

Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera is just one device, but it does the job of three. Here's everything you need to know about this fantastic security camera light.
Logitech Circle View on ledge

Logitech Circle View review: All about privacy

It's perfectly clear that the Logitech Circle View was built from the ground up to respect your privacy in the home. Never worry about someone snooping on you.
blink mini review 3 of 6

Blink Mini Review: Light on features, low on price

The Blink Mini is a small and affordable indoor security camera that doesn't stray too far from the competition offers. It's light on features and costs $35.
The Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T8 AIVI.

Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T8 AIVI review: Everything but clean

Part spy, part mop, part vacuum, the Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T8 AIVI is innovative, but it lacks follow-through in a lot of areas. Here's what we found out.
ecobee smartcamera review

Ecobee SmartCamera review: Eyes fixed on intruders

Ecobee's SmartCamera boasts a large field of view, clear resolution, and a number of noteworthy privacy features that will make you forget a frustrating setup.
August Wi-Fi Smart Lock with open door

August Wi-Fi Smart Lock Review: Serious security

If installing a smart lock intimidates you, then the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock is a good choice. It's incredibly easy to install, but doesn't skimp on features.
Ring Smart Lighting Solar Floodlight

Ring Smart Lighting Solar Floodlight review: Bright choice

This floodlight really has no equal. It's solar, smart, and fully adjustable to your needs. The Ring Smart Lighting Solar Floodlight is a winner.
Doorbell Plus 3 being rung

Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus Review: Coasting on success

The Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus gives you a lot of control over how it detects what's around it, but it's missing a few things that its competitors have aced.
Roborock S6 MaxV lifestlye

Roborock S6 MaxV Review: It can find and avoid your socks

Worry less about leaving your robot vacuum to clean on its own. The Roborock S6 MaxV packs a pair of cameras to let it see its surroundings for better cleaning.
Flo by moen review

Flo by Moen review: Plug leaks and save money

The Flo by Moen is a smart home water monitor that aims to protect homeowners from catastrophic water damage, encourage conservation, and save some money.
Dyson V11 Outsize cleaning

Dyson V11 Outsize vacuum review: In this case, bigger is better

The Dyson V11 Outsize vacuum is larger than any other Dyson cordless vacuum, and it's more expensive than the other cordless vacuums. Is the price worth it?
Dyson Corrale Pink and Black on stand

Dyson Corrale review: This $500 hair straightener falls flat

The Dyson Corrale was designed to cut the amount of damage your hair sustains by 50%. Is this $500 straightener was worth the hype? Here's what I found.
Wyze Band on wrist

Wyze Band review: Put this tracker on your radar

Alexa skills that let you control your smart home, heart tracker, sleep tracker, great screen, and more make this inexpensive fitness tracker a great choice.
A person pressing the Arlo Video Doorbell.

Arlo Video Doorbell Review: Nothing fishy about this camera

The Arlo Video Doorbell is a slim, no-fuss smart video doorbell. It has a video camera you can use to catch porch pirates, motion detection, and more.