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Echo Show 5: All you need to know about Amazon’s new Google Nest Hub rival

The Echo line has a new family member. Amazon has unveiled the Echo Show 5 – and no, it isn’t the fifth iteration of the

Security camera showdown: Nest Cam IQ Outdoor vs. Arlo Ultra

The Arlo Ultra and the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor are two high-end home security cameras, by far the most specced-out DIY outdoor models I’ve tested.

Google Nest Hello tips and tricks: Get the most out of your Nest video doorbell

Google Nest offers several products within its smart home portfolio, including the Hello video doorbell that not only offers a great design, but some excellent

Nest Hello vs. Ring Video Doorbell Pro: Which is better for you?

When you have a video doorbell, it’s kind of like having your own personal doorman. You can see who is at the door, and you

Google Nest Thermostat tips and tricks: Get the most out of your learning thermostat

Google Nest has several devices in its portfolio from thermostats and cameras to doorbells and smoke detectors. In this feature, we’ve detailed all the tips

Google Nest Hub Max vs Nest Hub: The differences explained

Google announced the Nest Hub Max during its developer conference in early May, whilst also rebranding the Google Home Hub to the Google Nest Hub.

Google Nest Hub Max vs Amazon Echo Show: Which should you buy?

Google announced the Nest Hub Max smart display during its I/O developer conference in early May, featuring the same design as the Google Home Hub

Google Nest Home Hub 10″ smart display adds camera: Pricing and release

Google has a new smart display, the Nest Hub Max, a bigger, camera-enabled sibling to the renamed Google Home Hub, which is now the Nest

Nest Hub Max: Hands-on with this camera-clad display

Google revealed the Next Home Hub today, and with it, they re-shuffled their branding for smart home products. Now we’ve got a bigger Nest Hub

Swann Outdoor Security Camera review: a straightforward way to monitor the exterior of your home

With only the most essential features, this weatherproof camera is ideal for security novices. So you’ve experimented with an indoor security camera and want to

Abode Starter Kit Review

There’s been a resurgence in smart home security solutions this year, with August, Nest, Ring, and Samsung SmartThings all announcing lines. Of course, companies like Abode are old hands at smart security, selling

The best USB-C hubs for your laptop or tablet

Connect all of your legacy devices to your modern USB-C notebook. A USB-C hub is quickly becoming an indispensable piece of gear. Though we like

Emerson Sensi Touch review

Emerson’s $169 Sensi Touch Wi-Fi Thermostat is well worth considering. It has a responsive touchscreen, an easy-to-use app and integrations with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri so you can adjust

Nest Protect V2 review

Nest Protect V2 is an updated version of the smart smoke alarm we’ve tested previously – some five years ago. This is an intelligent smoke alarm that

Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation Review

Nest was one of the first companies to kick-start the smart thermostat craze with its learning thermostat. Now, with its Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation,

Nest Thermostat E Review

Smart thermostats can save you money, but the biggest issue is that most require professional installation with a device wired into the boiler. No such

Ring Video Doorbell Pro review

With the evolution of both surveillance camera technology and cloud storage, and as the term ‘porch pirate’ has become mainstream, the video doorbell is emerging

Nest Thermostat E vs Thermostat 3.0: Cheaper, but at what cost?

Nest announced the original cheaper model of its smart thermostat – the Thermostat E – in the US in August 2017, followed by a reengineered model for

Nest Thermostat E hand-on review: A smart, sophisticated, self-install thermostat

The Nest Thermostat E was first introduced in the US in 2017 as a cheaper alternative to the more premium Nest Learning Thermostat 3.0 and now this

JBL Link View review: The smart speaker for stereo fans

This is the best-sounding Google Assistant-powered smart speaker. JBL’s Link View is the best-sounding, display-equipped, Google Assistant-powered smart speaker today. But who knows how long

Arlo Audio Doorbell vs Nest Hello vs Ring Video Doorbells: What’s the difference?

Nest Hello is the video doorbell from Nest. The company already offers various smart home devices including its popular Learning Thermostat and various cameras for both indoor and

Everything Amazon just announced: Echo, Alexa, Fire TV, and more

Amazon took a blunderbuss approach to their device event this morning, so we’re going to attempt to nutshell the lot. Revealed today were a whole

Pixel Watch investigation: Everything we know, and what it needs to succeed

Google’s making a hero smartwatch, but what could it be like? Wear OS is in a period of transition. We know that Google is working to make its

Lenovo Smart Display Review: Show & Tell for the Google Assistant

PROS Lenovo’s design is sleeker than Echo Show 10-inch touchscreen is bright and colorful Google Assistant is increasingly full-functioned Privacy shutter for camera is welcome

Best video doorbell: Nest vs. Ring vs. August and all the rest

Which video doorbell deserves to be mounted next to your front door? Your front door is the gateway to your home, so it needs to

Lynx Solar outdoor security camera review: This off-the-grid camera includes free cloud storage

This home security camera runs entirely on solar energy and will store footage locally if your Wi-Fi goes down. The Lynx Solar Cam is an

Amazon Echo Dot vs Google Home Mini : Here’s what to know before choosing a smart speaker.

You’ve just noticed a great price on an Amazon Echo Dot or Google Home Mini smart speaker. Should you buy one? The prices are intended

Brinno SHC1000 Peephole Camera review: Combat porch pirates with this concealed camera

With integrated knock and motion sensors, this upgraded peephole camera will detect wrongdoers darkening your door. The Brinno SHC100 Peephole Camera is am easy—but expensive—way

Wisenet SmartCam D1 video doorbell review: Great video quality, but its facial-recognition feature is a joke

The Wisenet Smartcam D1 video doorbell delivers one of the best pictures we’ve seen, but it’s not without its faults. Pros One of the best

TP-Link Deco M9 Plus review: This mesh router doubles as a smart home hub

There’s dedicated wireless backhaul along with Wi-Fi, ZigBee, and Bluetooth radios inside, but Z-Wave gets no love. TP-Link’s Deco M9 Plus delivers fast mesh networking,