After a couple of months of testing, I’ve determined Ecobee3 Lite is slightly better, especially for iPhone users. Out of the box, both thermostats help… Read More »Ecobee3 Lite vs. Nest Thermostat (2020 Model): Best on Budget
These are my long-form device comparisons. I purchase each device with my money because I want skin in the game. These posts get updated continuously because the devices get software updates and new features often.
I’ve had more than 10 different Eero configurations in my house for long periods over the last four years. My conclusion? Most people will be… Read More »Eero Pro 6 vs. Eero 6 vs. Eero Pro vs. Eero: 2021 Full Guide
After four years of using different mesh systems and one month of hardcore side-by-side testing, I found two different Eero Pro configurations (Eero Pro +… Read More »Eero Pro vs. Orbi RBK50: Which is the King of Mesh Systems?
After a couple of months of testing, I determined Eero (non-Pro) is the better mesh system because of its flawless setup and dead simple app.… Read More »Google Wifi vs. Eero (non-Pro): What About Nest Wifi & Eero Pro?
After two weeks of testing, I determined Netgear Orbi RBK50 is the better mesh system because of its superior performance. Nest Wifi shows promise but… Read More »Nest Wifi vs. Orbi RBK50: Is The Older Google Wifi Better?
After a month of side-by-side testing, Eero Pro decisively pulled ahead as the superior mesh system because of its user-friendliness and better performance. Nest Wifi… Read More »Nest Wifi vs. Eero Pro: Nest Wifi Has Serious Stability Issues
After months of testing, I determined Neato Botvac D7 is the better bet for people with mostly hard floors because of its efficiency. However, Roomba… Read More »Neato D7 vs. Roomba i7: How do they stand up in 2021?
After two years with Play:5 and HomePod, I can say that Sonos Five is the best-sounding and most compatible speaker. Apple HomePod has incredible sound… Read More »HomePod vs. Sonos Five: They’re Both Great But At Different Prices
After testing 14 robot vacuums over the past three years, I determined Eufy RoboVac 11S is the best for most people because of its affordability,… Read More »Eufy vs. Roomba: Testing Affordable Robot Vacuums in 2021
After a new month of testing, I determined Nest Hello is the best video doorbell because it has a better build-quality, a few advanced features,… Read More »Nest Hello vs. Ring Pro: Which is the Best Video Doorbell for 2021?
After a year of testing, I determined Apple TV is the better device because it’s faster and curates your content better. Chromecast is a different… Read More »Chromecast vs. Apple TV (2020): Do You Want a Remote?
After over a year of testing, I determined Roku Streaming Stick+ is the better streaming stick because it has more content options and fewer advertisements.… Read More »Roku Stick Plus vs. Fire TV Stick 4K: Which Stick is Best?
After a year of testing, I determined that Sonos Move is my favorite speaker of all time because it sounds great, works well with any… Read More »HomePod vs. Sonos Move: What About Sonos One & Five?
After months of testing, I found Apple TV 4K to be the best overall streaming device because it’s ad-free, fast and has a similar interface… Read More »Apple TV 4K vs. Fire TV Cube (2nd Gen): What about Firestick?
After weeks of testing, I determined Arlo Pro 2 is the better battery-powered security camera because it has more smart home integrations and advanced options.… Read More »EufyCam E vs. Arlo Pro 2: Does Eufy’s Copycat Design Outdo Arlo?
After a month of testing, I determined Dyson V8 Absolute is the best cordless stick vacuum for most people, whatever their flooring type, because of… Read More »Dyson V8 vs. V10: Real World Results (Carpet & Wood Testing)
After two years of testing Nest and Ecobee products, I’ve determined Ecobee SmartThermostat (Ecobee5) is the best smart thermostat because you’ll get the most control,… Read More »Nest Learning vs. Ecobee SmartThermostat: The Conclusive Guide
After a month of testing, I determined Dyson V11 Torque Drive is the best cordless stick vacuum for all floor types because it’s quieter, has… Read More »Dyson V10 vs. V11: Is The V8 Still Relevant? The Conclusive Test
After three weeks of double-wristing Apple Watches (Series 3 and SE), and five years of wearing Apple Watch daily, I determined that Apple Watch SE… Read More »Apple Watch Series 3 vs. SE: Is the SE worth an extra $80?
After three weeks of double-wristing Apple Watches (Series 6 and SE), and five years of wearing Apple Watch daily, I determined that Apple Watch SE… Read More »Apple Watch Series 6 vs. SE: Thoughts From a 5-Year Wearer
After a month of testing, I determined the iPad (8th Gen) is the iPad for most people. It’s a great device for consuming content and… Read More »iPad Air vs. iPad (8th Gen): Is the iPad Air $300 better?
After a new month of testing, I determined August is my favorite smart lock platform because of its auto-unlock feature and smart home compatibility, but… Read More »Nest x Yale vs. August (4th Gen & Yale Assure SL): Best Smart Lock
After three weeks of testing, I determined Sonos Move is the better-sounding speaker and has superior software. Bose Portable Home is a solid speaker, but… Read More »Sonos Move vs. Bose Portable Home Speaker: Definitive Guide
After over a year of testing, I found Apple TV 4K to be the best overall streaming device because of its smart interface. However, as… Read More »Apple TV vs. Roku: Is Apple TV Worth Twice The Price in 2021?
After testing the entire Ring lineup in 2018, Ring Pro stood out as the best. Even with the release of three new Ring doorbells in… Read More »Ring 1 vs. Ring 3 vs. Ring 3 Plus vs. Ring Pro: The 2021 Lineup
After a year of testing, I determined that Fire TV Stick 4K is best for most people because it uses a remote rather than relying… Read More »Chromecast Ultra vs. Fire TV Stick 4K: How Important is the Remote?
After a month of testing, I determined Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 are the best because they have superior build quality, crisp sound, an amazing… Read More »Sony WH1000XM3 vs. Bose 700: Best Noise Cancelling Option?
After months of testing, I determined Powerbeats Pro has a slight edge over Bose SoundSport Free because they offer better software stability, noise isolation, and… Read More »Powerbeats Pro vs. Bose SoundSport Free: For Workouts or Casual?
After a month of testing, I determined Apple AirPods Pro are the best true wireless earbuds overall due to their noise cancellation. However, Powerbeats Pro… Read More »AirPods Pro vs. Powerbeats Pro: Which one should you get?
After months of testing, I determined Roku Streaming Stick is the best streaming stick because it’s the most compatible and includes a remote. However, Chromecast… Read More »Chromecast vs. Roku Stick (2020): Want a Real Remote?