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6 Technologies to Make Spring Cleaning a Breeze

Whether you do spring cleaning every year as a personal tradition or not, it’s something everyone ends up doing. There’s something about being cooped up inside all winter that makes…

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Amazon Alexa vs. Google Assistant for Smart Home Control

The soaring popularity of virtual assistants has set the stage for competition. With contributions from Amazon and Google, consumers across the country have to choose between two of the tech…

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Smart and Healthy Features Abound in KB Home ProjeKt: Part 1

First revealed at CES 2019 in January and carrying over into the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in February, the KB Home ProjeKt near Las Vegas strives to deliver…

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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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Why You Should Use Smart Technology to Control Your Blinds

Getting enough natural sunlight in your living space is vital if you wish to feel good and stay healthy, and focusing on the blinds is the easiest way to do…

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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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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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