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5 Smart Door Locks to Buy in 2019

Smart locks prevent you from fumbling with physical keys and can also allow you to grant temporary access to someone such as a house sitter or delivery person. But, the…

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Preventing Environmental Hazards with Connected Home Tech

Americans spend an average of 90% of their time inside, where pollutants can be up to five times more concentrated than they are outside, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection…

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IKEA Smart Shades Debut in European Union

Increasing its imprint on the smart home, mega-retailer IKEA has launched its first motorized smart shades into the European market with the arrival of the Kadrilj and Fyrtur products. Already…

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Lutron Adds Smart Fan Control to Caséta Wireless Switch Line

Giving homeowners another choice for controlling air circulation in their dwellings, Lutron announced at CES 2019 they will launch the Caséta Wireless Fan Speed Control in March 2019, enabling flexible…

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Nanoleaf Begins Pre-Orders for Canvas Smart Lighting Panels

What does electric vehicle and energy innovator Tesla have in common with smart lighting pioneer Nanoleaf? As it turns out, both companies seemingly want to cover major surfaces of your…

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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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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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Yale Connects Its Assure Smart Locks with August App

The first visible fruits of ASSA ABLOY’s acquisition of Silicon Valley smart lock maker August Home in 2017 have reached market, in the form of a new line of locks…

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6 Tips for the Road Ahead—to Your Smart Home

Smart home technology is among the best things to come out of Silicon Valley in recent years. The ability to control your home from your smartphone or with your voice,…

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5 Smart Ceiling Fan Options for a Modern Home

There are all sorts of smart devices that you can purchase to make your home run a little bit smoother. Alexa lets you order from Amazon without ever opening your…

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