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Driving the Apple Home App on macOS Mojave

With the recent launch of macOS Mojave, Apple has finally brought the Apple Home app and HomeKit accessory control to the Mac. The integration also enables Siri voice activation control…

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Smappee transforms boring appliances into smart devices

Everybody wastes at least a little bit of electrical energy in their home, but how can you eliminate that waste if you don’t know where it’s coming from? Well, with…

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Smarter dehumidifiers for a healthier home

Outside the temperatures are soaring, and its possible the humidity level in your home may be increasing as well. There are many issues that can manifest themselves due to high…

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4 indoor air quality monitors for a healthier smart home

Do you often wonder why you sneeze a lot indoors or find your allergies flaring up? It could be because there’s room for improvement regarding your home’s interior air quality. There…

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10 Smart Works with Nest Gadgets That Go Easy on Your Budget

So you’ve invested in some Nest-branded smart home products and want to make your abode even more connected. Fortunately, you don’t have to break the bank to meet your goal.…

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Your Apple TV is now an AirPlay 2 speaker and HomeKit accessory

Since the launch of Apple iOS 10 and the Home app, Apple TV devices have been stealth-like participants in the Apple HomeKit ecosystem as HomeKit hubs, but have never made…

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ICYMI: 12 Days of Smart Gifts 2017

So Christmas Day 2017 has passed, but that smart-tech product you had your eye on did not materialize under your holiday tree. Hooray for gift cards, those safer-than-a-bitcoin alternate currencies…

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Day 12 of 12 Smart Gifts: Moment Photo Case and Wide Lens for smartphones

The cameras on our smartphones keep gaining in resolution and flexibility, but there is only so much manufacturers can do with optics given the extremely thin confines of the phone’s…

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Nest Cam IQ raises ante on home interior security

Aiming to raise the ante on security technology inside the connected home, Nest Labs has announced Nest Cam IQ, a security camera with 4K video recording capability and enhanced intelligence…

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Apple HomePod: Missing card from HomeKit smart-home deck?

Aiming to be more than a me-too response to the Amazon Echo and Google Home speakers, Apple has played its hand in the voice-activated speaker game in the form of…

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