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Amazon Brings Apple Music to Echo Smart Devices

On the heels of its deal with Apple to make iPhones and iPads available for sale on Amazon, the online juggernaut has announced it will make the Apple Music service…

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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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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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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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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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Day 3 of 12 Smart Gifts: Nest Thermostat E

When it comes to choosing energy-saving upgrades for your connected home, smart thermostats should be near the top of your list due to their potential for monthly paybacks in the…

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Sonos and Amazon Alexa make beautiful music together

With the recent launch of Sonos One, an Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker, the company that built its reputation as one of the preeminent multi-room home audio providers took a definitive…

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Product brief: iDevices Dimmer Switch, smart-home switch hitter

Designed to appeal to do-it-yourself homeowners as well as professional integrators and builders, smart-home device manufacturer iDevices has released the iDevices Dimmer Switch, an in-wall dimmer that is equally suited…

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