Nest VS Ecobee: Looking at All The Smart Thermostat Models

nest vs ecobee

Summary Ecobee5 doesn’t win in every category, but it’s more flexible and gives you more smart home control than Nest. Nest has a better build quality and works without the c-wire, but it lack smart home control. Smarts Nest is a little smarter than Ecobee because it learns your patterns and habits without manual input. … Read more

Roku Ultra VS Apple TV 4K: Is Apple TV $100 Better?

roku ultra vs apple tv 4k

Summary Apple TV 4K has a cleaner and ad-free interace that curates your content. The remote could use some work. Roku Ultra is more affordable and has a great remote, but it has an old school app based interface. Content Content refers to the channels and apps you can access along with the formats you … Read more

Bose 700 VS Sony WH1000XM3: Best Noise Cancelling Headphones

Sony WH1000XM3 vs Bose 700

Summary Bose 700 headphones have a superior build quality, fantastic sound, and a great calling experience. Sony WH1000XM3 headphones have a colorful and customizable sound profile, but they have an old school design. Sound Things are neck-and-neck, but to my ears, Sony pulls ahead just slightly. Bose doesn’t let you customize the sound in the … Read more

Eufy VS Arlo: Best Security Camera For Most

arlo vs eufy

Summary Arlo Pro 2 has better smart home integration, and there are more advanced options for $3/month with Arlo Smart. EufyCam E has more free options and won’t send your clips to outside servers. All clips are stored on an SD card. Free Both Arlo and Eufy have free plans and they’re almost identical in … Read more

SimpliSafe VS Ring: What’s the Best DIY Security System?

simplisafe vs ring

Summary Ring is the more practical choice outside the inferior build quality. You can self monitor for free or pay $10/month. SimpliSafe has nicer build quality, but it doesn’t have a self-monitoring option and costs $25/month. Setup & Support Ring easily takes the win because it’s one of the easiest security systems to install. Download … Read more

Orbi RBK50 VS Eero Pro: A Mesh WiFi Showdown

orbi vs eero

Summary Eero Pro (2 nodes) is more flexible and has a far superior phone app with more features. Orbi RBK50 (2 nodes) is a better bet for those who only care about pure performance and specs. Setup Both Eero and Orbi are easy to install, but Eero takes the wins this category. It’s a battle … Read more

Roomba 675 VS Deebot N79S: Best on a Budget is…?

roomba vs deebot

Summary Ecovacs Deebot N79S has a more powerful suction, longer runtime, larger dustbin, and it comes at a better price. Roomba 675 has the recognizable brand name and virtual walls, but budget level Roomba’s aren’t good enough. Navigation This refers to the battery runtime and how well the vacuum navigates your home. Deebot is the … Read more

Google WiFi VS Eero 3rd Gen: Best Mesh System Under $300?

google wifi vs eero

Summary Google WiFi performs as well as Eero and has an awesome bandwidth usage interface. Eero is easier to install, has more features, and the design more versatile. Setup Both Eero and Google WiFi are easy to install, but Eero is definitely the better of the two. This isn’t based on a one-time installation. I’ve … Read more

Roomba 675 VS Eufy 11S: Which is the Best For Under $300?

roomba vs eufy

Summary Eufy 11S is the clear winner because it has better suction, more runtime, and less noise. While Roomba is a flagship brand that everyone recognizes, Roomba 675 can’t compete on the entry-level. Navigation This will compare the two based on battery life and how well they navigate your home. Eufy wins this category easily. … Read more