Receiver: Onkyo TX-RZ810

In case you can’t tell, I think the RZ810 a superb a/v receiver. If you need a receiver and can live with “only” three HDMI ports supporting HDR and Atmos, I highly recommend the Onkyo TX-RZ810.

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…

Mesh Router: Samsung Connect Home

I was very excited to try the new Samsung Connect Home mesh Wi-Fi system. Unfortunately, it isn’t quite ready for prime time just yet. Setup, as usual with mesh systems, is by app only. It works fine; but this means you have only basic controls. For instance, I couldn’t find a way to disable the…