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Give your lights and appliances brains with these awesome beginner smart home deals

Amazon has four Philips Hue white bulbs for $40, and B&H Photo Video has a two-pack of TP-Link light switches for $40.

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Best smart bulbs for your connected home

Today’s smart bulbs are brighter and easier to control than ever, but choosing the right one for your environment remains a challenge.

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Nanoleaf Canvas Smart Light Squares review: Nanoleaf’s wall lighting goes touch-sensitive

Nanoleaf continues to innovate in the realm of decorative home lighting. It's new Canvas Smart Light Squares open up new opportunities for creating your own illuminated wall art.

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Philips Hue Calla outdoor pathway light review: A sophisticated outdoor lighting system

Philips takes its Hue smart lighting outdoors with this elegant and well-built pathway light.

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Currant WiFi Smart Outlet review: This is a nearly perfect smart plug

The smart plug market is getting crowded, but the innovative Currant Smart Outlet stands out.

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Lutron Caseta Wireless Smart Lighting Lamp Dimmer Starter Kit review: A smart plug with all the fixin’s

Lutron's lamp dimmer kit can be expanded with in-wall smart dimmers, not just additional smart plugs.

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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.

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GE Lighting's new C by GE smart lighting starter kit features the Google Home Mini

The $55 kit includes one of C by GE’s Bluetooth smart bulbs pre-paired with a Google Home Mini.

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Arlo Security Light review: These battery-powered, multi-colored LED lights are good companions for Arlo cameras

Arlo's motion-sensitive security lights complement Arlo security cameras, but they add another box inside the house.

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Brilliant Control review: Impressive blend of switch and smart home controller, but there’s room for improvement

Still using toggles to turn on the lights? Try this sleek touch panel instead.

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iDevices Dimmer Switch and Wall Outlet review: Smart home control—no hub required

These platform-agnostic in-wall devices look good and work with a wide range of voice assistants.

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Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi review: Recent upgrades pile on the control options

Added support for Nest and IFTTT brings Leviton’s Wi-Fi-based smart products closer to a buy rating.

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Nanoleaf Remote review: The smartest d12 on the block

This avant-garde approach to smart home control needs refinement.

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Chase away the post-Prime Day blues with these two awesome smart home deals

B&H Photo is selling a two-pack of TP-Link smart plugs for $27 and Amazon's got the Lutron Caseta Smart Switch starter kit for $120.

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A LIFX A19 LED lights four-pack is $98 from LIFX and half off Amazon's price

A four-pack of LIFX A19 LED lights is $98 on the LIFX website using a code. That's a steep discount from the $240 list price and Amazon's price of $196.

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Sengled Element Color Plus Kit review: These ZigBee smart bulbs don’t raise the bar, but they’re perfectly acceptable

These bulbs work with the included hub, or with third-party gear.

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Ecobee Switch+ review: This powerful smart light switch is an Amazon Echo in disguise

It’s not perfect, but who wants another hockey puck just to talk to Alexa?

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Halo Home Anyplace Bluetooth Dimmer Switch review: It's not as good as the lights it's designed to control

Eaton’s slim smart dimmer switch only works with its own lights, but it’s not as good as they are.

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