Solar Panels: Are They Worth It?

Solar Panels: Are They Worth It?

Only if you’re willing to stick with them for 13 years Going solar is expensive –let’s get that right out of the way. The cost of an average-sized residential installation can easily put you $17,000 in the hole and, believe it or not, that’s down from where it was at $40,000 back in 2010. Suddenly, […]

August Finally Fixes the Smart Doorbell’s Biggest Problem: Looking like a Doorbell

August Finally Fixes the Smart Doorbell’s Biggest Problem: Looking like a Doorbell

Best known for its smart locks, August announced the second generation of its smart doorbell earlier today. And while it may seem like smart doorbells are a dime a dozen in 2019, the wire-free August View has a feature many lack — it resembles a traditional doorbell. Image: August The device’s sleek, simplistic design, equipped […]

What I Wish I Knew Before Shopping for Homeowners Insurance

What I Wish I Knew Before Shopping for Homeowners Insurance

I currently have 11 separate homeowners insurance quotes in my inbox, attached to emails from seven different insurance agents. Plus two emails directly from insurance companies. Throw in additional quotes for bundled auto and umbrella insurance, and I’ve got a couple dozen separate estimates to sort through. Buried somewhere in all those emails, words, and […]

7 Tips for Spring Travel on a Budget

7 Tips for Spring Travel on a Budget

Whether you’re prepping for a spring break escapade or a summer abroad — we’ve got some essential tips for saving and protecting money on your trip. The 2017 LearnVest Money Habits and Confessions Survey found that while, on average, Americans spend 10-15% of their annual income on vacations, — 55% of us don’t account for […]

IKEA, Sonos Redefine the ‘Bookshelf Speaker’ (Even Though No One Asked Them To)

IKEA, Sonos Redefine the ‘Bookshelf Speaker’ (Even Though No One Asked Them To)

Reviews.com is reader-supported. If you click on or buy something via a link on this page, we may earn a commission. Have you heard the good news? IKEA and Sonos are having a brainchild. The companies’ joint venture, a line of smart speakers called SYMFONISK, was announced way back in December 2017. We even got […]

Did Tesla Really Name its Cars to be S-3-X-Y?

Did Tesla Really Name its Cars to be S-3-X-Y?

Elon Musk’s juvenile naming convention is part of a long line of quirky product-christening backstories. First the Model S, then the Model X, then the Model … 3? It might not be immediately obvious (try tapping into your middle-school imagination here), but Tesla’s CEO has long gotten a kick – as written about by Inc., […]

The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and HBO in March

The Best Movies Streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and HBO in March

Daylight Savings may have given us an extra hour of sunlight, but that doesn’t mean you need to come out from hibernation and stop binging movies. March brings classics like Weekend at Bernie’s and Death at a Funeral to your TV, along with some hotly anticipated original titles like Triple Frontier. We asked our movie […]

So Who Exactly is Buying the New (and Expensive) Garmin Smartwatches?

So Who Exactly is Buying the New (and Expensive) Garmin Smartwatches?

Reviews.com is reader-supported. If you click on or buy something via a link on this page, we may earn a commission. Garmin’s new MARQ smartwatches will bring new technology to the high-end luxury watch market. And it’s not just about colors and materials — there’s a distinct lifestyle each watch targets. And a distinct economic […]

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