“We’ve covered quite a few smart home gadgets here at Reviewed, mostly because the market is increasingly inundated with them. Generally, we believe the smart home—or, more broadly, the Internet of Things—is both promising and inevitable. But it will be a while before the tech goes mainstream; broad adoption won’t happen until consumers can outfit their home under a single app, with complete connectivity, and for a reasonable cost.
That’s why it’s nice to see products that leapfrog those hurdles. SmartThings, it appears, is one of those products.”