Smart Home Reviews

Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) Review

The pressure was on to make a bigger, better Echo Show device and Amazon delivered at a reasonable price.
1 day ago
Amazon Echo Show 2 Review

Amazon Echo Show 8 review: Third time’s the charm

The Amazon Show 8 shares features of other Amazon smart displays, but its size and price give it broad appeal.
2 days ago
Amazon Echo Show 8

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: Not just a smart alarm clock

Cute, compact, and capable, the $70 Amazon Echo Show 5 is so much more than just a smart alarm clock.

Google Nest Thermostat (2020) review: A little less, yet still the best

Google's new, stylish Nest Thermostat delivers nearly all of the smart features available in the original Nest Learning thermostat -- for about half the price.

Shark Vacmop Review: A Swiffer Sweeper on steroids

Why have two different units when you can have one that sweeps and mops at once?
May 1, 2021
Shark Vacmop lights

Google Nest WiFi Review: No-hassle mesh networking

Don't be afraid of setting up a mesh network to expand your Wi-Fi. Google's Nest WiFi makes the process easy.
May 1, 2021
Google Nest Wifi Review

Google Nest Hub review: A refreshing take on the smart display

What’s small, simple, cute, and lacks a camera? The Google Nest Hub is more competitive after a price drop.

Reolink Argus 3 Pro review: The flexible indoor and outdoor camera

Sometimes you just need choice. That's exactly what the versatile Reolink Argus 3 Pro offers as a camera.

Dyson Omni-glide Review: You may want to ditch your Swiffer

It's perfect for hard floors, but carries with a hefty price tag.

Apple HomePod mini review: Finally, the smart speaker Apple needs

Apple failed to make an impression with the original HomePod, but the HomePod mini is poised to change that.
April 20, 2021
Apple HomePod mini in hand