Category: Gear / Products / Smart Home

August 4, 2020

6 Best Sound Machines for 2020 (Best White Noise Machines)

Our favorite white noise and sleep sound machines for babies, kids, and adults. Tested by WIRED’s Gear team.


by Adrienne So Jess Grey in Gear
July 16, 2020

Lenovo Smart Clock Deal: $30 Off Our Fave Nightstand Display

It can do everything any other Google Assistant display can do—on a smaller scale.


by Medea Giordano in Gear
July 16, 2020

The 8 Best Robot Vacuums for Every Home and Budget (2020)

We’ve tested dozens of robot vacuums. Whether you’re up against pet hair, carpet, or hardwood floors, we have a pick for you.


by Adrienne So in Gear
July 2, 2020

HiMirror Slide Review: A Smart Mirror for Your Makeup or Beauty Routine

This tablet-mirror hybrid can analyze your skin, keep track of your skincare products, and is a handy way to follow makeup tutorials on YouTube.


by Medea Giordano in Gear
June 29, 2020

13 Best Google Assistant Speakers (2020): Smart Displays, Portable, and More

From smart displays to portable boomboxes, Google’s smart voice assistant comes in all shapes and sizes. Here are our favorites.


by Jeffrey Van Camp Medea Giordano in Gear
June 25, 2020

8 Best Smart Speakers (2020): Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

Chatty speakers from Google, Amazon, and others are popular. But which one is right for you?


by Jeffrey Van Camp Parker Hall in Gear
June 24, 2020

The Best Smart Displays (2020): Google Assistant, Alexa, Portal

Ever wish you could smash a tablet and smart speaker together? These devices try to offer the best of both worlds.


by Jeffrey Van Camp Medea Giordano in Gear
June 19, 2020

Roborock S6 MaxV Review: A Robot Vac That Avoids Dog Poop

If you’ve recently acquired a pandemic puppy, you might need a robot vacuum that can recognize pet poop.


by Adrienne So in Gear
June 16, 2020

The Best Smart Plugs (2020): Plugs, Power Strips, and More

An internet-connected plug can give any basic appliance a brain. Here are our favorites, from Wyze to TP-Link Kasa, and a few we don’t like.


by Medea Giordano in Gear
May 30, 2020

9 Best Air Purifiers to Help You Breathe Easy (2020): HEPA, PECO, and More

We tested many HEPA and standard air purifiers to find the right one for your bedroom or home.


by Matt Jancer Adrienne So in Gear