The Best Humidifier

Photo: Michael Hession After more than 270 hours of research over four years, including 230-plus hours of controlled and real-world testing on 21 diff…

Gadgets

The Best Toiletry Bags

After researching dozens of toiletry bags and trying nine top-rated contenders in our most recent round of testing, we think the Sea to Summit Travell…

Technologies

The Best Smart Lock

After more than two years of testing, including ongoing use of our previous picks and extensive head-to-head competition among leading smart locks, we continue to recommend the Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock…

The Best Smart Doorbell Camera

We spent weeks testing seven popular DIY smart doorbell cameras, including the latest models plus models we’d previously tested and have been updated with the latest firmware, and we still think the S…

The Best Cordless Stick Vacuum

Power cords got you wound up? If you want a cordless vacuum that can clean your entire home, the Dyson V7 Motorhead is probably your best bet. It’s as powerful as cordless vacuums get, with the best h…

The Best Smart Thermostat

We spent three months testing nine popular smart thermostats, and after considering design, features, ease of use, how comfortable they kept our home, and integrations with popular smart-home systems,…

The Best AV Receiver

After over 50 hours testing eight new receivers hands-on,  we’re confident the best receiver for most people is the Denon AVR-S730H. At this price, every receiver sounds indistinguishable until you tu…

The Best Fitness Trackers

We’ve spent more than 150 hours walking, running, sleeping, grocery shopping, kettlebell swinging, and cycling (indoors and out) to learn everything there is to know about fitness trackers. After cons…