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The Realme 2 is a surprisingly good $120 phone

The Realme 2 is a $120-ish phone designed for India and Southeast Asia. Aloysius Low/CNET It’s quite likely that you’ve never heard of Realme before. Formerly a sub-brand of Oppo’s, the now-independent company is making waves with its affordable and stylish phones in India, and it’s setting its sights on Southeast …

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2018 Nissan Kicks review: Kickin’ it quirky

When Nissan killed the Juke last year, I’ll admit it left a little hole in my heart. The ugly-cute crossover SUV was fun to drive and appealed to my emotions like few crossovers do. Now for 2018, Nissan has launched the Kicks. Yes, in a marketing move sure to upset …

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Kono Smart Thermostat looks luxe, is hard to adjust

Lux’s $153 Kono Smart Thermostat might be worth your money if you’re looking for a relatively affordable thermostat with neat-looking hardware and lots of smart home integrations. The single knob on the thermostat and its small display screen (not touch-enabled) make it tedious to adjust manually in person, though, which …

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Sensi’s smart touchscreen thermostat is oh so easy to use

Emerson’s $169 Sensi Touch Wi-Fi Thermostat is well worth considering. It has a responsive touchscreen, an easy-to-use app and integrations with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri so you can adjust the temperature with a quick voice command. Its main downfall is its design. Yes, the touchscreen works well, but the …

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