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2014 Top Devices For A Smart Home
Katharine Prince | Aug 6, 2014
Title: Contributor
Topic category: Smart Home Tech

Best home automation entry point

Belkin WeMo Switch + Motion

If it has a plug, then Belkin and IFTTT can make it smarter.

Price: $79.99 - $200.39 Check prices

4stars EXCELLENT

Best smart home bargain

Quirky Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner

Quirky's air conditioner is smart cooling at a smart price.

Price: $249.00 - $347.39 Check prices

4starsEXCELLENT

Best standalone smart hub

SmartThings Know and Control Your Home Kit

This $99 hub is the brains behind one of the best smart home systems we've seen.

Price: $199.00 - $199.00 Check prices

4stars EXCELLENT

Best smart thermostat

Nest Learning Thermostat

Google's got big plans for this gorgeous device -- stay tuned.

Price: $240.95 - $249.99 Check prices

5starsSPECTACULAR

Best color-changing smart LEDs

Philips Hue Connected Bulb Starter Pack

The novelty level is high, but we're still inescapably drawn to these smartphone-driven light bulbs.

Price: $189.00 - $225.00 Check prices

4starsEXCELLENT

Best smart security with monitoring

SimpliSafe Home Security

SimpliSafe wins our Editors' Choice. Let us tell you why.

4.5starsOUTSTANDINGSimply a better way to secure your home

Best smart lock

Yale Real Living Touchscreen Z-Wave Deadbolt

Yale locks the lock and talks the talk.

Price: $216.30 - $216.30 Check prices

3.5starsVERY GOOD

SOURCE:
Ry Crist |Jul 11, 2014
FROM: cnet.com
Tags: Smart Homestead, 2014 Best Smart Home Devices, cnet.com,
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