Home Review: Why Upgrades, Not Purchasing, Is The Key To IoT Market Share

In a world where we replace our technology every two or three years, wouldn't it be nice to simply update what we already have?For appliance makers worldwide, making sure their products are synonymous with...

Review: CUJO, a Smart Firewall for Today's Connected Devices

Pros: Security, protects 50+ devices simultaneously, price, DHCP mode, works with Wi-Fi extenders, home and business use. Cons: Setup is complicated, subscription plan, doesn't work with VOIP routers. Keeping your Internet of Things secure is one...

Logitech Pop Home Switch Starter Pack review:

As the smart home market grows, convenience is becoming one of the biggest measures of success for any given gadget. Sure, you can control your smart LEDs with your phone -- but if it's...

Review: Maximus Smart Security Light is a 3-in-1 Smart Home Device

Pros: Affordable, easy installation, DIY/MIY security, Alexa enabled, Cons: No third-party security monitoring, long delays for voice and video Buying a light fixture for your house, especially one that's outside and greets you when you come...

Review Maximus Smart Security Light For Today's Smart Home

Pros: Affordable, easy installation, DIY/MIY security, Alexa enabled, Cons: No third-party security monitoring, long delays for voice and video Buying a light fixture for your house, especially one that's outside and greets you when you come...

Review Amazon Echo Dot: Echo's Little Brother with A Lot of Skills

Pros: price, easy setup, skills, AI, Alexa Voice Services, long list of compatible smart home products/systems Cons: only voice activation, always listening, limited voice coverage Recently, GearBrain did an extensive review of Amazon Echo, what we...

Webinar Preview: How to Overcome IoT Challenges

How do you get an IoT project off the ground?Internet of Things projects can be highly difficult to move out of the pilot stage. A project might look stellar as a concept proof, but when...

Cassia Hub Review: Best Bluetooth Smart Home System with 1000 Foot Range

Pros: 1,000 foot range, ease of use, simple setup, Amazon Alexa enabled, connect up to 22 BLE devices, stream music Cons: limitations on connecting Bluetooth devices, size of router A year ago, GearBrain reported from CES...

Review Amazon Echo: Best Digital Assistant for Today's Smart Home

Pro: Easy installation, skills, AI, Alexa Voice Services, long list of compatible smart home products/systems Cons: Only voice activation, always listening A year ago, GearBrain introduced our readers to a new alternative smart home system called...

NETGEAR Nighthawk X10 AD7200 802.11ad Smart WiFi router (R9000) [Review]

The NETGEAR Nighthawk X10 AD7200 802.11ad Smart WiFi router (R9000) costs $500. Let's get that out of the way. Some people think this is way too much to spend on a wireless router. Depending on...