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The best LED floodlights you can buy in 2019

Today's BR30 LED floodlight bulbs are better and more affordable than ever before. Here are the best ones. → Read More

Best smart light bulbs for 2019 (plus switches, light strips, accessories and more)

I've spent six years testing out smart bulbs, smart switches, smart light strips -- you name it. Here's the stuff I'd buy. → Read More

Pick the best LED light bulb in 2019 for every room in your house

The right light for the right room matters. Here are our top tips. → Read More

The best Apple HomeKit devices of 2019

Want a smart home you can control using Siri commands? You'll need the right devices -- here are our favorites. → Read More

Getting the best Wi-Fi speeds from your ISP? Here's the fine print

Throttling? Hidden fees? Data caps? Here's a rundown on how all of the major ISPs in the US manage their networks. → Read More

Can burglars jam your wireless security system?

Jamming attacks are possible -- but are they plausible? And what are home security providers doing to help protect against them? → Read More

How fast is Wi-Fi 6? Here are our first speed test results

It's too early to buy in, but the numbers we're seeing from next-gen, Wi-Fi 6 routers are very promising. → Read More

How to buy the best refrigerator in 2019

Shopping for a new refrigerator this summer? Read this first. → Read More

Best home security systems of 2019: Pro monitoring, DIY kits, video doorbells and more

Need help picking out the best home security system for your home? We're here to help you sort through your many options. → Read More

Wi-Fi 6 speed test: These are the fastest routers we've ever seen

It's still too early to buy in, but the results of our first Wi-Fi 6 speed tests are incredibly promising. → Read More

How fast is Wi-Fi 6? Here's our very first speed test

Next-gen routers can transfer data about 40% faster than the speediest current-gen setups. Let's put that figure into context. → Read More

Wyze Bulb review: Here's an all-around great smart bulb for less than $10

Bask in the light of the best smart bulb value we've ever seen. → Read More

LaMetric's flashy LED light panels are now available for preorder

Let the war for your walls begin. → Read More

Saying no to FaceApp is common sense. Why are we saying yes?

Commentary: Our inability to draw lines when it comes to our personal data is a real problem, with real ramifications. Does anyone care? → Read More

Prime Day 2019: The best router deals from Netgear Orbi, TP-Link, Eero and more

Need a new router? Ready to upgrade to a mesh Wi-Fi system? Prime Day is here to tempt you. → Read More

Prime Day 2019, Day 2: Best smart light deals on Lutron, Lifx, Philips Hue and more

Looking for smart lights you can control from your phone and with voice commands? Prime Day is a great time to buy. → Read More

Prime Day 2019: The best deals on smart lights from Lutron, Lifx, Philips Hue and more

Looking for smart lights you can control from your phone, and with voice commands? Prime Day is a great time to buy. → Read More

Amazon and Google are listening to your voice recordings. Here's what we know about that

First Amazon admitted it -- now Google says it's listening, too. Here are the specifics, and the questions we still want answered. → Read More

Amazon and Google are listening to your voice recordings. Here's what we know about that

First Amazon admitted it -- now Google says it's listening, too. Here are the specifics, and the questions we still want answered. → Read More

Best smart lights of 2019: Bulbs, switches, colors, light strips, panels and more

I've spent six years testing out smart lights for a living. From bulbs to switches to light strips to accessories, here's the stuff I'd buy. → Read More