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August Doorbell Cam Pro Review

PROS Sturdy hardware that’s straightforward to install Floodlight is effective Integrates well with other August devices CONS Requires existing doorbell wiring No Apple HomeKit support

The best smart security cameras and systems for your home

Protect your home and family with these connected digital watchers The smart home brings with it more than just voice assistants, smart lights and connected thermostats. Security is a big

Switchmate Bright Review: No-tool smart light upgrade needs work

PROS No-tool, removable way to make lights smarter Installation takes literally seconds Motion sensor adds convenience Can now fit side-by-side on multi-gang switches CONS Bluetooth

And finally: Apple Watch Series 3 is selling faster than expected

The odds and ends of the week In the wake of Apple’s big week, we got a whole bunch of new product revelations – both

Apple TV 4K Review: One Powerful (But Pricey) Streaming Box

THE GOOD Fantastic 4K HDR content Intuitive home screen Simple iOS and macOS integration THE BAD Expensive Fiddly remote No digital audio or USB ports

The best Apple Watch face and complication combos : Get the most out of your Apple Watch

Unlike Android Wear, the Apple Watch doesn’t have third-party watch faces. But that doesn’t mean that those looking for the best Apple Watch faces are

Apple AirPlay 2 – everything you need to know

Apple’s AirPlay 2 is the company’s big move into multi-room, and it’s supported by some big-name brands. But how does it work, and do you

August Smart Lock Pro Review

PROS Easy to install Broad smart home compatibility DoorSense is legitimately upgrade-worthy CONS Expensive, especially if you’re upgrading multiple doors Apple HomeKit doesn’t get full

Apple TV 4K vs Apple TV: Prices, specs and features compared

Apple is finally joining the civilized world of 4K Ultra-HD with its new Apple TV 4K, a new streaming box that can output the higher resolution in conjunction with HDR.

watchOS 4: The best new features coming to the Apple Watch

Apple first showed off its watchOS 4 operating system update back in June, with an expected release in the autumn. Now, as we near its

Logitech Circle 2 review: The best home security camera?

We were so impressed with the first Logitch Circle camera – which is included in our list of best indoor smart home cameras – that we

Honeywell Lyric C1 review

The Good: The $120 Honeywell Lyric C1 Wi-Fi Security Camera has free cloud storage, local storage via an included 8GB card, motion zones and geofencing

Nest vs Hive: Which is the best smart thermostat?

NEST VS HIVE – WHICH SMART THERMOSTAT SHOULD YOU BUY? Nest and Hive are the two most high-profile smart thermostats for anyone looking to heat

Netatmo Healthy Home Coach review

PROS Neat app Responds quickly to changes in the air CONS Apple HomeKit integration is limited No IFTTT channel Limited range of sensors KEY FEATURES

iPad Pro vs. iPad mini 4 vs. iPad: Which one should you buy?

These days, picking an iPad can be tricky, but here’s the lowdown on which model is right for you. Update 6-22-2017: This article has been

Apple AirPlay 2 – everything you need to know

Apple’s AirPlay 2 is the company’s big move into multi-room, supported by some big-name brands. But how does it work, and do you need to

Apple HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

Back in November 2015 Amazon released Amazon Echo, its all-in-one speaker and assistant with Amazon Alexa voice control. And it’s not taken long for other

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad 9.7 (2017): What’s the difference?

Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad at its March 2017 event, replacing the iPad Air 2 but ditching the Air name, while at WWDC 2017, a

Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo: How do they compare?

APPLE HOMEPOD VS AMAZON ECHO Apple has just launched the HomePod, which means it’s finally joined the AI battle for your home. It’s a bit

Best Wireless Home Security Cameras 2017

Need to keep an eye on your abode from anywhere? Small, standalone Wi-Fi security cameras (also called IP cameras) are easy to set up, can

Elgato Eve Degree Review: A simple temperature & humidity HomeKit sensor

PROS Easy to install HomeKit integration is straightforward Solid battery life CONS Display is basic Expensive if you just want data logging Apple-only smart home

D-Link Omna review

THE GOOD: D-Link’s $200 Omna security camera captures 180 degrees of zoned motion activity and promptly sends related push alerts. View locally saved videos in

Hikvision Ezviz Mini Plus review

OUR VERDICT With its microSD slot for local data storage, this discrete IP camera is all you need to watch over your property in Full

OnePlus 3T vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: Battle of the big phones

OnePlus 3T is the latest phone from the original market disruptors, and comes as one of our most highly recommended smartphones of the year. It

WINK HUB 2 REVIEW

HIGHS Compatible with lots of devices Future-proofed with Thread Lots of memory Easy to set up LOWS No battery backup Pairing can be a pain

Emerson Sensi review

THE GOOD: Emerson’s $160 Sensi Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat costs less than many other smart-home models, its button interface and app are thoughtfully arranged and it works

Honeywell Lyric T6 review

PROS Geofencing works brilliantly Easy to use app HomeKit support provides voice control with Siri CONS Scheduling is inflexible Restrictive manual control when geofencing is

Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again

“It is the best iPhone yet”, proclaimed Tim Cook on the stage at Apple’s Special Event in San Francisco at the beginning of the September.

Apple Watch Series 2 review: Fitness first

As the Apple Watch continues to polarise opinion, Apple has released a new version of the smartwatch which hopes to address many of the concerns

How to Download and Install iOS 10 on an iPad

UPDATE, Sept. 13, 1:45PM ET: You might want to wait before updating to iOS 10, as we’re seeing reports of the update bricking devices from within and outside