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The Latest Connected Home Products from Amazon

Online retailing giant Amazon recently held a hardware launch event in which it announced a massive array of new connected home products. With these fresh products, you will see improvements…

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Controlling Philips Hue Lighting with Hue TV App on Apple TV

A cottage industry of app development around the Philips Hue family of smart LED lighting has produced a nice collection of software that runs on the popular Apple TV platform.…

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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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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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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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6 Smart Home Gadgets That Help Your Cat Live in Luxury

Anyone who has ever lived with a cat knows that you don’t own them—they own you. We love our felines. They’re affectionate but independent. Best of all for busy owners,…

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Google Home Hub Embraces the Hybrid Connected Home

Making a wager on the existence of connected home life beyond pure voice activation, Google has announced Google Home Hub, a 7-in. touchscreen tabletop display with the Google Assistant built…

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Facebook Bets on Smart Video Calling with Portal Displays

Putting a new face on the social network, Facebook has announced its Portal line of countertop video displays and cameras, designed to enable video calling with Facebook friends or Messenger…

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Smart Coffee Makers to Energize You and Your Home

You walk into the kitchen and stare at your countertop. It looks so empty and lonely there. Your trusty old coffee pot brews some bitter muck that helps you get…

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