Kwikset Kevo Review: Like Living in the Future, Now


My life feels more futuristic all the time. That’s thanks to all the gadgets I receive and review each month. And while there are plenty that make me say, “Wow,” not too many make me feel like I’m from the future and those around me are stuck in the stone ages.

But that’s exactly the feeling I got when I saw the Kevo from Kwikset in action for the first time.

I’m used to keyless entry as a standard feature on cars, but houses? Now THAT’S what I’m talking about! And that’s exactly what Kevo is: keyless entry to your house. Well, sort of.

Kevo ditches the physical metal keys you’re used to and replaces them with eKeys (and okay, there’s a physical fob just in case you’ve got a kid without a smartphone or something, but still… no physical keys like you’re used to).

eKeys… these are awesome. Essentially, you’re phone unlocks your Kevo lock wirelessly when it detects that you are close enough to tap the lock. No fishing around in your pocket or purse for your keys. Just tap.

And you know how everything from the future lights up? Well the Kevo lights up when you touch it and it unlocks. There’s something thrilling and satisfying about it all at once. No, it’s not a lightsaber, but it still gives you a ...

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