Harman Kardon Invoke Review

Jan 7, 2018 by

Microsoft's Cortana is finally in a home voice assistant. They partnered with audio experts, Harman Kardon to produce the Invoke. Read on for our Invoke review.

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Securifi Almond 3 Review

Nov 16, 2016 by

The long-awaited Almond 3 is now available…does it deliver on Securifi’s ambitious promises? In addition to competitively-priced mesh Wi-Fi, the Almond 3 offers family network management and a powerful smarthome rules engine that we put through the paces in our full review.

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Real-world Review: (The Original) Ring Video Doorbell

May 2, 2016 by

After six months of real-world use, we have a lot to say about Ring's original Video Doorbell. It's a solid product that enhances your home security with real-time remote audio and video of activity at your door. It comes in several finishes that look great on the front of most homes.

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Axiim Q Review – Has Wireless Surround Sound Finally Arrived?

Mar 16, 2016 by

Surround sound is an essential part of any home theater, but for many it's been unattainable due to the need for running wires to so many speakers. Axiim may have the solution with their Q Wireless Home Theater System.

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Kwikset SmartCode 916 Review

Oct 8, 2015 by

We take a long-term look at one of the most advanced electronic deadbolts on the market. It features a beautiful touch screen, intelligent features, and Z-Wave for home automation. Will its mix of design, features, and price make it the right lock for your home?

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First Look: iHome’s HomeKit-compatible SmartPlug

Jul 22, 2015 by

We review iHome's new HomeKit-compatible SmartPlug, which is now shipping, and it may be the best designed plug-in module available. But it suffers from HomeKit's achilles heel: software and integration problems.

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Polk Audio Striker Zx Review

Apr 20, 2015 by

Polk’s first entry into the Xbox One headset space blew us away. Now they’re back with the Striker Zx, and we put it through its paces.

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Three More Connected Bulbs: Another Comparison

Feb 17, 2015 by

Looking for the best connected bulbs? We examine the latest offerings and share our thoughts on each, considering price, quality, and more (Hint: Cree wins)

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Three Connected Bulbs: A Quick Comparison

Sep 3, 2014 by

Major lighting manufacturers GE, Philips, and TCP have all come out with their own connected household bulbs. We round them up for a quick comparison of their features and benefits.

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Review: Revolv Hub (Part 1)

Aug 1, 2014 by

The Revolv hub is certainly a powerful option for controlling your connected home, but can it pass the family acceptance test? Our first review of the product puts it to that very test.

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Polk Audio 4 Shot Review

May 16, 2014 by

The gaming headset market has been long dominated by Turtle Beach, but Polk Audio has been producing audio gear for over 40 years. Can the new player dethrone the reigning champion?

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Turtle Beach Ear Force XO SEVEN Review

May 6, 2014 by

Turtle Beach enters the Xbox One headset arena with the high-end Ear Force XO SEVEN. We put it through its paces for gaming and music. Find out what we think about it!

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