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Forgot to Charge Your Phone? These Cars Have Integrated Qi Wireless Chargers

You may never have to worry about charging your phone before hitting the road again. With these cars, you can charge your phone as you drive, thanks to their integrated…

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Rachio Brings Apple HomeKit and Siri to Irrigation Control

Filling a gap in the Apple HomeKit home automation ecosystem, Rachio has added HomeKit compatibility to their latest smart irrigation controller, the Rachio 3. The Colorado-based company says this is…

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Smart Solutions to Accelerate Garden Growth

Having a garden is one of the biggest joys a nature enthusiast can have in their lives. You get to hand pick the little plants you want to raise in…

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5 Smart Controllers to Elevate Your Garage Door

There are smart door locks and intelligent room lights and thermostats, so why not smart garage door controllers, too? As it turns out, you can buy those and there are…

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6 smart irrigation controllers to keep your lawn happy this summer

As the temperatures creep up during the long days of summer, lawns grow thirsty. Even though you might have the best intentions to keep your lawn properly watered and looking…

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Roost Smart Garage Door Sensor Elevates the Connected Garage

Aiming to make the connected garage a safer haven for your automobile and household goods, the Roost Smart Garage Door Sensor is a Wi-Fi-enabled smart-home accessory that will send customizable…

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Smart EV Charger and Ceiling Fan Switch join iDevices connected home portfolio

As a consolidation movement continues among connected home product companies, Internet of Things (IoT) device maker iDevices—a pioneer in development of Apple HomeKit accessories—was acquired in April 2017 by Hubbell…

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Connected garages just got smarter: ChargePoint brings Amazon Alexa to EV charging

The connected garage just got smarter. Home-based 240-volt charging stations are becoming de rigueur for many electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) owners, as cars with high-capacity…

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Sights and sounds: 2017 National Drive Electric Week in Austin

Organized by Plug In America, the Sierra Club, and the Electric Auto Association, the 2017 edition of National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) was a rolling, week-long, multi-national series of 288 or…

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Austin Energy lights up E Source Forum with Electric Drive award

On the heels of their March 2017 Electric Drive event, utility provider Austin Energy lit up the 2017 E Source Forum by winning the Best Event/Experiential Marketing award at the annual…

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