Sense review:

The $299 Sense Home Energy Monitor (£240 and AU$390 at the current exchange rate) is supposed to bridge the gap between your utility-issued electric meters and detailed usage data. Sense successfully communicated...

Review: Insteon Starter Kit, a three-in-one kit for today's smart home

Pros: Easy to setup, low cost, entry-level product, extensive product line, compatibility with other devices, dual-band connection, Wi-Fi mesh extender, Alexa-enabled, and supports Apple HomeKit. Cons: Creating scenes, pairing devices to hub. One of the most...

Logitech ZeroTouch review: This Android smartphone holder puts Amazon's Alexa in your car

Logitech’s ZeroTouch smartphone holder has been on the market for almost a year, but I’ve ignored it because my beat doesn’t include mobile devices. That changed about a month ago when Logitech integrated Amazon’s...

Consumer Reports to consider cyber security in product reviews

Reuters (Adds comment from Consumer Technology Association) March 6 (Reuters) - Consumer Reports, an influential U.S. non-profit group that conducts extensive reviews of cars, kitchen appliances and other goods, is gearing up to start considering...

Home Review: Why Upgrades, Not Purchasing, Is The Key To IoT Market Share

In a world where we replace our technology every two or three years, wouldn't it be nice to simply update what we already have? For appliance makers worldwide, making sure their products are synonymous with...

Review: CUJO, a Smart Firewall for Today's Connected Devices

Pros: Security, protects 50+ devices simultaneously, price, DHCP mode, works with Wi-Fi extenders, home and business use. Cons: Setup is complicated, subscription plan, doesn't work with VOIP routers. Keeping your Internet of Things secure is one...

Logitech Pop Home Switch Starter Pack review:

As the smart home market grows, convenience is becoming one of the biggest measures of success for any given gadget. Sure, you can control your smart LEDs with your phone -- but if it's...

Review: Maximus Smart Security Light is a 3-in-1 Smart Home Device

Pros: Affordable, easy installation, DIY/MIY security, Alexa enabled, Cons: No third-party security monitoring, long delays for voice and video Buying a light fixture for your house, especially one that's outside and greets you when you come...

Review Maximus Smart Security Light For Today's Smart Home

Pros: Affordable, easy installation, DIY/MIY security, Alexa enabled, Cons: No third-party security monitoring, long delays for voice and video Buying a light fixture for your house, especially one that's outside and greets you when you come...

Review Amazon Echo Dot: Echo's Little Brother with A Lot of Skills

Pros: price, easy setup, skills, AI, Alexa Voice Services, long list of compatible smart home products/systems Cons: only voice activation, always listening, limited voice coverage Recently, GearBrain did an extensive review of Amazon Echo, what we...

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