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8 Connected Home Gadgets for a Stress-Free Vacation

Smart home devices aren’t just for when you’re actually at home. They can be just as useful when you’re away, and are a sure-fire way to contribute to a stress-free…

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Smart Home Music Streaming Made Simple

Setting up multi-room speaker systems in your house used to be a long, stressful, and expensive undertaking. With all of the cords, bulky or ugly speakers, and endless installation hours,…

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6 Ways to Keep Tabs on Your Family Using Smart Home Technology

One of the many benefits of smart home technology is the ability to keep tabs on your home when you can’t be there. Forgot to turn off the lights? Do…

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Infographic: 43 Smart Home Facts and Stats

Given the rapid advancement and broad accessibility to smart home technology, it is becoming inextricably woven into our dwellings and lifestyles. But did you realize that the underpinnings of the…

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What’s Driving Demand for Smarter Home Security? Answers in New Market Report

Home security is getting more intelligent: that’s one conclusion of a new report by consultancy IFSEC Global and door opening solutions provider ASSA ABLOY, which examines results from a specially-commissioned…

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August Enables More Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, IFTTT Skills

Adding to a repertoire of voice commands for its smart door locks, August Home has added a smart unlock feature for the Google Assistant. Designed to work with the August…

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A Closer Look at Google Assistant and Multilingual AI

While Google Translate may have a bad and sometimes hilarious reputation for mistranslated text, that doesn’t mean Google Assistant won’t understand you when speaking another language. The new Google Multilingual…

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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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How to Select a Smart Door Lock for a Rental Property

For centuries, physical locks have been the first line of defense for our properties, keeping them safe from break-ins and unauthorized access. But beyond that, they are a way to…

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Native Amazon Alexa Controls Debut in Bose Smart Speakers

In a play to make its audio gear more relevant in today’s connected home, Bose has launched new smart speakers and soundbars with the Amazon Alexa voice assistant built in.…

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