Best home automation entry point
Belkin WeMo Switch + Motion
If it has a plug, then Belkin and IFTTT can make it smarter.
Best smart home bargain
Quirky Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner
Quirky's air conditioner is smart cooling at a smart price.
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.
Best smart thermostat
Nest Learning Thermostat
Google's got big plans for this gorgeous device -- stay tuned.
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.
Best smart security with monitoring
SimpliSafe Home Security
Best smart lock
Yale Real Living
Touchscreen Z-Wave Deadbolt
Yale locks the lock and talks the talk.