The Hive Active Thermostat is showing signs of age. While it delivers the basics, its reliance on a Zigbee network bridge for remote control and an attractive, yet impractical mirrored display means it lags feature-laden peers like Ecobee.
We were expecting the Wyze Sense Starter Kit to be cheap, but not innovative. It includes tiny security sensors and a USB-connected network bridge that slots into the back of a Wyze Cam. This is a no-brainer accessory for Wyze Cam fans.
The June oven has an internal camera, temperature probe, app, and other smart features. Unfortunately, these can’t fully replace human senses yet, and you’ll still need to trust your instincts when it comes to cooking.
A lack of an integrated camera means that the Arlo Audio Doorbell isn’t as versatile as competitors, but a low price, simple installation and smart features make it an easy add-on for Arlo smart home fans.
The 4K home security camera is finally here! Class-leading image clarity and a super-wide field of vision makes Arlo Ultra an early contender for the year’s best smart cam. While there are definite quirks to the device, the device delivers amazingly crisp, clear images.