Don't-Miss Connected Home Stories

bose home speaker 500

Bose Home Speaker 500 review: Rethinking—and reshaping—smart speakers

Bose's first smart speaker supports Amazon Alexa today, and promises AirPlay 2 compatibility in 2019.

on techhive.com

smartplug hub

Best smart plugs: These gadgets will turn any electrical outlet into a smart socket

Here’s an easy and inexpensive way to control the lamps and small appliances in your smart home. There are dozens to choose from; we’ll help you find the right one.

on techhive.com

Amazon Echo accessories

The best Amazon Echo add-ons and accessories

A few are goofy, but many are great: These mostly inexpensive gadgets can make Amazon’s smart speakers even better.

on techhive.com

echo look primary 2

Step up your fashion sense with the Amazon Echo Look for 50% off

Amazon's high-tech selfie cam isn't perfect, but it can help you choose the right outfit with hands-free, 360-degree photos and videos—and today's it's half off.

leviton decora dw15p smart plug

Leviton Decora Mini Plug-In Outlet (model DW15P) review: Leviton’s Wi-Fi smart plug goes on a diet

Tired of smart plugs that block adjacent outlets? Give this svelte model a try.

on techhive.com

robot vacuum opening art

Best robot vacuums: We name the most effective cleaners

Vacuuming is one of the most hated household chores. Here are your best choices for outsourcing it to some automated help.

on techhive.com

Adobe Essentials

Abode home security starter kit (2018) review: This entry-level smart home hub continues to evolve

With Cue, Abode takes another step toward broadening the appeal of its security-focused smart home system.

on techhive.com

20181024 133514

A first look at the new Ring Stick Up Cam Wired

Ring finally has an indoor home security camera in its smart home line-up, and TechHive got a chance to check it out.

on techhive.com

tre18 025 ring app update

Here's Ring's new timeline feature

The timeline view makes it easier to find important video clips from your home security cameras.

on techhive.com

077 featured

Eve Room review: a smart air-quality monitor for Apple enthusiasts

This HomeKit-enabled accessory tracks indoor temperature, humidity, and volatile organic compounds over time.

on techhive.com

tp link hs300us10 primary

TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip review: The ultimate surge protector for the smart home (or smart home office)

This smart outlet strip has it all: sophisticated scheduling, power monitoring, and support for voice control via Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Microsoft Cortana.

on techhive.com

echo dot 3rd gen primary

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) review: A big step up in terms of design and musicality

The new third-generation Echo Dot delivers better audio performance than the Google Home Mini.

on techhive.com

cove panel 1

Cove Home Security review: In search of the simplest security system

This is one of the least-expensive home security systems we've encountered (you have the option of paying nothing up front), but it can't integrate other smart home devices—including home security cameras.

on techhive.com

best home weather station hub art

Best home weather station: Which one should be your personal meteorologist?

Home weather stations are getting more accurate and sophisticated all the time. Follow our buyer's guide to ensure you're not left in the cold or soaking wet.

on techhive.com

acurite atlas primary

AcuRite Atlas weather station review: It comes to market almost two years late, but it was worth waiting for

This is one of the best home weather stations you can buy, but the one area it's lacking is in smart home integrations.

on techhive.com