I’ve been looking for a smart doorbell for quite awhile, and finally decided to try out the new(ish) Nest Hello. After living with it for three months, I’ve learned that the Nest Hello, while a nice piece of kit, still has some rough edges when it comes to software and performance.
Category: Product Reviews
I buy a lot of these products for myself, so the reviews are based on my own real experiences. If a product is provided to me for a review, I will explicitly state that in the post.
Summary Packing a light switch, motion sensor, ambient light sensor, microphone, speaker, and smart assistant (Alexa) into a device the size of a standard wall switch, the Ecobee Switch+ is a solid early entry...
The Leviton DW6HD-1BZ Wifi dimmer switch is a great performer with easy setup, broad compatibility, and good usability — and doesn’t require a proprietary hub to work. Just make sure you’re OK being dependent on Leviton’s cloud, because right now there’s no local control.
After using a Sense Home Energy Monitor for approximately eight months now I wanted to share some of my experiences for those considering adding this hardware to their smart home inventory.
The TP-Link HS100 is a WiFi-based smart plug. It is a solid and affordable choice if you don’t mind that it blocks both plugs on an outlet.