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Meater smart meat thermometer

Meater is small, smart and could change the way you cook meat.

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Cortana's smart-home powers grow with IFTTT, Honeywell, Ecobee support

Microsoft's Cortana has added support for the IFTTT conditional platform plus a number of smart services, both helping bring Cortana more in line with competing services from Amazon and Google Home.

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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review

Nest's IQ Outdoor is a great home security camera but there are some things you need to know before buying.

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August Doorbell Cam Pro 2 review

The August Doorbell Cam Pro 2 provides a sharp, clear picture of what's happening on your doorstep, with two-way audio via your smartphone. We didn't like the subscription fees.

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Amazon Cloud Cam review

The Amazon Cloud Cam is an impressive entry into the home security camera market by the online retailer.

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D-Link's AC2600 router comes with McAfee inside

D-Link's AC2600 WiFi access point comes with built-in McAfee protection to keep a smart home of connected devices safe.

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Wemo now works with HomeKit

A new bridge now allows the world of Wemo WiFi smart home devices to connect to Apple HomeKit.

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Phyn watches for water leaks

Phyn is a high-tech water watcher that monitors your incoming supply. It can detail your household water usage by appliance and also shut off water if there's a leak.

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Ooma is expanding its DIY home security system

Ooma, best known as an IP telephony provider, is expanding the sensors and adding a camera to its install-yourself home security system.

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HomeKit FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple's smart home ecosystem

HomeKit is Apple's way of bringing together your smart home products in a unified and secure fashion.

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Alexa is eating Siri's lunch at CES 2018, and HomePod isn't going to make a difference

The smart home is once again on full display at this year's CES, but it's not Siri who's in charge, it's Alexa. And Apple might never be able to take the lead.

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Lenovo Smart Display makes Google Assistant a smart home sidekick

Lenovo's Smart Display line puts Google Assistant on 8- and 10-inch touchscreen. The result is a smart home sidekick with AI features tied to all the major Google services.

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LG teases Google Assistant smart speaker

LG's ThinQ smart speaker with Google Assistant built-in is coming later in 2018.

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LG teases ThinQ smart speaker

LG is planning to launch a smart speaker with Google Assistant built in later in 2018.

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Airthings expands its radon-detecting ecosystem

The Airthings Wave Plus and Airthings Hub give users more visibility into their indoor air quality.

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iHome's iGV1 alarm clock packs Google Assistant

Voice control comes to the bedside alarm clock.

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Netatmo's Facebook chatbot lets you interact with your smart home

Netatmo has a new way to communicate with smart home devices: a Facebook chatbot that will take your orders and answer your questions.

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Foobot Home Air Quality Monitor review: A pricey way to keep an eye on indoor pollution

This smart appliance examines the air you breathe, but do you need that analysis?

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