Terry Walsh

Terry Walsh

Terry Walsh is a British-born writer living in Canada, whose first computer was a 48k ZX Spectrum. He’s written extensive guides to Windows, Windows Server, and Mac OS Server and also covers networking, NAS, smart home, and digital media.
Articles
Product Review

The Ezviz ez360 panoramic smart cam offers impressive views but little polish

Home security fans will love ez360’s panoramic views and monitoring features, but the camera isn’t an essential pick for mainstream homes, as it’s not the easiest to work with. Read our review to find out more.
Product Review

Philips Hue takes a step outdoors, and the results are fabulous

Who knew lighting could be so exciting? Philips Hue has done it again by making outdoor lighting that’s gorgeous and exciting to use. A combination of style, sophistication, and simplicity makes Philips Hue Calla an easy pick.
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“World’s Smartest Camera” is let down by not-so-smart omissions

Ooma Butterfleye’s high quality, auto-adaptive imaging, wire-free operation and free cloud storage delights, but there are some flaws to be aware of.
Product Review

With smart mapping and Alexa, this affordable robovac packs premium features

A $349 cleaning robot with room mapping, decent cleaning performance, and smart assistant integration? It’s time to put your cleaner on notice.
Product Review

The newer, sleeker August Smart Lock is finally worthy of your front door

The August Smart Lock Third Generation is smart, sleek, and simple to use, with door opening detection, voice control, and effortless third-party integration. New entry-level pricing makes it a steal to secure your smart home.
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Wisenet’s smart doorbell takes aim at Nest and Ring, but misses the mark

The Wisenet SmartCam D1 Video Doorbell is a capable but compromised challenger that has some great features, but comes up short against the best smart doorbells on the market. Here’s why.