Smart Home

Sustainable with Google 2021 Event: Nest Renew and More | Digital Trends

During its Sustainable with Google event on Tuesday, the company announced a range of improvements across its product portfolio that are aimed at helping users

How to Check Smart Thermostat Compatibility in Your Home | Digital Trends

You’re about to take the plunge on a smart thermostat, but you want to make sure your home is ready for it. Typically this involves

Nest Renew Brings Renewable Energy to Your Smart Thermostat | Digital Trends

Headlining Google’s sustainability event this week was the announcement of a new service called Nest Renew. This free upgrade will enable a feature called Energy

Best Presidents Day Sales 2022: Deals You Can Shop Today | Digital Trends

It’s Presidents Day 2022, and we all know what that means: Presidents Day sales. OK, maybe not only one thing. It’s still a time for

Wemo Adds a HomeKit-Compatible Smart Video Doorbell | Digital Trends

Wemo is known for easy-to-use smart home products, but its lineup has always been on the smaller side compared to the competition. The Wemo Smart

Funny Things to Ask Alexa | Digital Trends

Alexa is a smart home savant, a built-in administrative assistant, and believe it or not, a comedy genius. Well, maybe not a rollicking standup talent,

How to Remove a Ring Doorbell | Digital Trends

A Ring Video Doorbell is a convenient way to keep eyes on your house, whether you want to ensure the kids are home safe, or

How to Use a Smart Coffee Maker | Digital Trends

Smart coffee makers can be an excellent addition to your home. They’re a lot more affordable than many smart appliances, they’re used every day so

Ecovacs New Deebot X1 Cleans Your Home And Itself | Digital Trends

Well-known robot vacuum maker Ecovacs has revealed its newest robot floor cleaner as part of CES 2022: The Ecovacs Deebot X1, and this one is a

Twinkly’s New Dots String Lights Play Nice with Razer Chroma | Digital Trends

The folks at Twinkly have announced a new set of smart lights to their family during CES 2022. Twinkly Dots connect over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

What Is Amazon’s Alexa, and What Can It Do? | Digital Trends

Alexa is Amazon’s all-knowing, interactive voice assistant. Available on Amazon’s lineup of Echo speakers, smart thermostats, soundbars, lamps and lights, and right on your phone

The Best Alexa Speakers | Digital Trends

Our pick for the best Alexa speaker is the Amazon Echo (4th Gen), for many reasons. They include its moderate price, robust audio performance, ability

The best Alexa skills of 2022 | Digital Trends

Your Alexa-enabled device is a standout gateway into the world of smart home automation. Using voice commands and the intuitive Alexa companion app, Alexa owners

Govee Immersion Kit Review: More Colorful TV On a Budget | Digital Trends

I’ve always loved the idea of immersive lighting. There’s something about the way it plays off the colors displayed on your TV that makes the

Amazon Echo Show 15 Review: Large Screen, Larger Utility | Digital Trends

The original model of Amazon’s Echo Show more closely resembled the dream CRTs of the late 90s than it did a smart display, but the

Lockly Flex Touch Review: The Perfect First Smart Lock | Digital Trends

Smart locks make up a distinct family of tried-and-true smart home devices. For the most part, these web-connected deadbolt peripherals have one job — keeping

MYX II Plus Fitness Bike Review: Watch Out Peloton | Digital Trends

As the saying goes, it’s always a good time to start getting in shape. Well, at least that’s what the doctor says. With a huge

Govee Aura Smart Table Lamp Review: Animations That Dazzle | Digital Trends

Smart lighting is one of the easiest pieces of smart home tech that you can integrate into your home. It’s simple, rarely requires anything special,

Level Lock Review: A Continuation of Smart Meeting Beauty | Digital Trends

I just don’t like Level’s smart locks, I absolutely love them. Why’s that you ask? Well, it’s mainly because they don’t follow the traditional smart

NordicTrack Vault Review: Ample Storage, Arduous Workouts | Digital Trends

When it comes to fitness equipment, NordicTrack leads the way. Known for its ski machines and treadmills, the company expanded its lineup to include ellipticals,

Google Nest Doorbell Review: When Beauty Meets Intelligence | Digital Trends

It’s been a long time since I last reviewed a video doorbell — six years to be exact. Since that review of the Ring Video

Eufy Floodlight Cam 2 Pro Review: Spot-on Subject Tracking | Digital Trends

Over the years, the world of smart security has taken on an all-new form. Where we once relied on the big names of home surveillance

Govee Glide Wall Light Review: Add Color to Your Wall | Digital Trends

Govee’s been on a rampage. The last smart home maker to release new products with this much zeal was Wyze, but Govee has been on

Nanoleaf Lines Review: Dazzling Glow Sticks For Your Wall | Digital Trends

Smart lighting is one of the first ways many people experience smart home technology. Simple smart bulbs make it easy to turn lights on and

Peloton Bike Review: It’s All About the Experience | Digital Trends

You’ve watched the commercials, seen a pop-up ad of some kind while surfing the web, or perhaps even noticed an actual physical store open up

Neato’s Botvac D4 is a capable robovac, but it won’t sweep you off your feet

Alongside smart light bulbs and security cameras, we’ve seen an explosion in robot vacuum cleaners recently. Ranging from discount devices by obscure manufacturers to luxury

Move over, Roomba. The Deebot Robovac can do your job, at half the price.

It wasn’t too long ago when people were fascinated with the idea of robot vacuuming floors by itself. But now, with so many different types

Anker PowerHouse II 800 Review: A Camper’s Best Friend | Digital Trends

Anker is well-established in the field of backup phone batteries, and I’ve enjoyed some of its models for years. However, after a few camping trips

FightCamp Review: Boxing Combos to Knock Out Your Workouts | Digital Trends

The home gym experience is more diverse than it ever has been. While workouts like high-intensity training and biking have been popularized by the Pelotons

Govee Neon Rope Light Review: Colorful Spaghetti Noodles | Digital Trends

Govee has exploded into the smart lighting scene in recent months with an array of relatively low-cost lamps and light strips, but their newest entry