Smart Doorbell: Nest Hello

I have been looking forward to testing the Nest Hello. Our home is already wired with Nest thermostats, so adding the Nest doorbell seemed like a natural progression. Nest recommends that you have an installation tech perform the install for you, but I am terrible at installing and wiring and found it a very simple…

Home Security System: SimpliSafe Protect Home

I appreciate SimpliSafe products for being easy to use, reliabe, and inexpensive.  This newest version maintains those traditions but also takes substantial steps forward in terms of style and technology. Having used the previous generation, the major changes are: New keypad.  The new keypad is backlit, has a much nicer screen, and much larger buttons. …

Handgun: SIG P365

The following is a special guest review submitted by KJ. There are several common ways to carry a concealed handgun. If, like me, you prefer to pocket-carry, you spend a lot of time carefully weighing capability against the gun’s bulk. Tiny differences can matter a lot. So, you will probably be focused on a 6+1…