Philip Palermo

Lead Senior Editor - For the Home​

Philip Palermo leads the For the Home category at Reviews.com, including smart home and home security services. Since November 2015, he’s worn a number of hats at Reviews.com, but these days, Philip helps manage the day-to-day editorial content workflow. He’s worked at Engadget, The Unofficial Apple Weblog, Big Think, and several local/regional newspapers. Philip's also been known to use a lot of spreadsheets to gauge how much value he's getting out of his various services and subscriptions.

The Latest from Philip Palermo

CES 2020: ADT Shows Off LifeShield-Inspired Blue by ADT

ADT may be an old name in home security, but it’s here at CES 2020 to show it’s learned some new tricks. The 146-year-old company is showcasing options to feel safe and secure not only in your home, but also on the go. First up is Blue by ADT, the company’s rebranded DIY lineup. The ...

Home Safety Checklist: A Handy Guide for the Whole Family

Follow these steps to keep your home and your family safe What’s the best way to keep your home and family safe? With so many home security systems available to consumers at affordable prices, your options are endless. Technology can help you automate home security and reduce the risk of fires, intruders, and accidents. With this home ...

What Does Home Security Really Mean?

There was a time when adding a home security system meant installing a complex array of cameras, motion detectors, and keypads to your home — and sticking an easy-to-spot sign out front warning would-be burglars. Today, those types of systems are still popular, but modern technology has allowed companies to diversify and offer consumers a ...

Compare Renters Insurance Quotes

Why do you need my ZIP code? Where you live can impact which providers are available and how much coverage will cost. Requesting quotes with your ZIP code is the best way to compare providers in your area. Comparing Renters Insurance Quotes Just like your rent, the cost of your renters insurance can vary widely ...

State Farm Motorcycle Insurance Review

State Farm Motorcycle Insurance Review State Farm has the skills to pay the bills when it comes to your claims, courtesy of the company’s stellar financial standing. Additionally, State Farm is one of the few motorcycle insurance providers to extend its protections to vintage, custom, and classic bikes, and its educational resources are second to ...

The Best Cheap Travel Insurance

The Best Cheap Travel Insurance The best cheap travel insurance isn’t just cheap. It also has to have strong financial backing, responsive customer service, and well-rounded coverage that will truly protect you while you’re abroad. We found the four companies that meet all of these benchmarks — and offer competitive prices to boot. How We ...