Rachel Murphy covers smart home for Reviewed. She holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Florida. Prior to joining the team, she worked as a freelance writer for several major outlets including Mashable and MSN, and as an associate editorial producer for Good Morning America. Aside from smart home tech, her interests include food, travel, parenting, and home renovation. You can usually find her sipping on coffee at any time of the day.
Articles and Reviews by Rachel Murphy
I got an Echo Show during Prime Day—how do I use it?
July 23, 2019 – Did you get a new Echo Show on Prime Day? Here's how to use it.
Indoor fake plants are better than real plants—here’s why
July 19, 2019 – Artificial plants can liven up your living space without the upkeep.
Skybell vs. Ring: Which is the better smart doorbell?
July 15, 2019 – From afar, these doorbells seem similar. Here's what sets them apart.
Nest is now Google Nest—what does it mean for Alexa?
July 10, 2019 – Nest is now Google Nest. Here's what that means for smart home.
Mr. Clean Magic Erasers changed my life—here's how
June 28, 2019 – Here's why I rely on Mr. Clean Magic Erasers to make my house sparkle.
The Best Smart Bulbs for Apple HomeKit of 2019
June 28, 2019 – The Best Smart Bulbs for Apple HomeKit of 2019
The Best Smart Switches and Dimmers for Apple HomeKit of 2019
June 13, 2019 – Here are the top smart switches and dimmers that work with Apple HomeKit.
20 Father's Day gifts for tech-obsessed dads
June 07, 2019 – These are the top gifts to give the tech-loving Dad for Father's Day.
Are smart blinds worth it? Here’s what you should know
May 28, 2019 – Should you get smart blinds? Read on to learn more about your options.
Apple Music vs. Spotify—Which music streaming service is right for you?
May 22, 2019 – Should you sign up for Apple Music or Spotify? Here are the differences.
Your Amazon Echo works with Ring Doorbell—here’s how
May 18, 2019 – Learn how to connect your Ring Doorbell with your Amazon Echo.
7 Mother's Day gifts you should avoid giving this year
May 06, 2019 – Not sure what to get Mom for Mother's Day? Stay away from these gifts.
Are smart bulbs worth the money? 10 things you need to know
April 28, 2019 – Will smart bulbs save you money? It depends. Here's everything you need to know.
15 gadgets that will prevent everyday problems and make your life easier
September 22, 2017 – If you're always losing the TV remote, these gadgets are for you.