Jason D'Aprile

Scout Video Doorbell review: More bells and whistles than you might expect for the price

A video doorbell is one of the quickest and easiest ways to beef up your home’s security, whether you’re at home or away. A hardwired model like the Scout Video Doorbell will save you the trouble of recharging a battery—and it eliminates the risk that …

LG Dual Inverter Smart Air Conditioner review: This Wi-Fi-connected window air conditioner is a major step up

There are millions of old-fashioned window air conditioners out there, but the technology for those ugly, noisy boxes hasn’t changed much. You can make one smarter by connecting it to a third-party controller like the Sensibo Sky, Ambi Climate 2, or Ta…

Blue Line Innovations EnergyCloud review: A simpler way to monitor your home’s power consumption

With electricity prices going up all over the country, it makes sense to track your home’s power consumption at a higher level than just looking at your monthly utility bill. While there are smart solutions for tracking usage for particular outlets, Bl…