Christopher NullFreelance Contributor, TechHive

Christopher Null is a veteran technology and business journalist. He contributes regularly to TechHive, PCWorld, and Wired, and operates the websites Drinkhacker and Film Racket. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packad's marketing website TechBeacon.

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WiZ Connected Lights Color A E26 Light Kit review: Wi-Fi smart bulbs on a budget

This new smart lighting player offers plenty of flexibility at a price that makes sense.

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Sylvania Smart+ Color Light Bulb review: Supports HomeKit, ditches hub

Smart+ earns bonus points for seamless setup, but loses marks for buggy controls and poor responsiveness.

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Oomi Home review: Semi-smarten your home, at a steep price

This smart home kit doesn’t come cheap, and it doesn’t do much, either.

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Wink Hub 2 review: This second-generation smart-home hub is one of the best choices for do-it-yourselfers

Z-Wave, ZigBee, Bluetooth LE, or Wi-Fi, the second-generation Wink Hub can control every aspect of your smart home.

Best white LED smart bulbs

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Color smart bulbs are fun, but white bulbs are a lot more practical. We’ll help you find the right one for your needs.

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Feit Electric Intellibulb review: ColorChoice, Switch to Dim, Dusk to Dawn, and Motion Activated

These four bulbs give you a degree of control over color temperature, brightness, and other settings without need for a hub or a smartphone app.

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Logitech POP Smart Button Kit review: Press here to quickly control your smart home devices

Now integrated with HomeKit, Logitech’s POP button offers simple (but expensive) command over other devices.

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Wemo Wi-Fi Smart Dimmer review: Smart lighting, plus a snazzy dimmer

This in-wall dimmer switch gives your room an instant upgrade.

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GE Relax, Refresh, and Reveal LED light bulb reviews: Two of these dumb bulbs are terrific

But is there really such as thing as a high-definition light bulb?

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Stack Downlight Starter Kit review: These truly smart bulbs practically think for themselves

These white LED bulbs can automatically adjust their color temperature based on the time.

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Nanoleaf Aurora review: Forget smart light bulbs, light up the entire wall

This modular, wall-mountable LED system is giddily entertaining.

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WallyHome Starter Kit review: An ultra-budget smart sensor system

Put on your Sunday best, kids, we’re going to Sears—to pick up a water leak detector!

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Velv Wine Oxygenator review: Can a $300 gizmo instantly improve your plonk?

Oxygenating your wine isn't a bad thing. But the Velv attacks a delicate science with a bludgeon.