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HomePod is looking more and more like the return of iPod Hi-Fi

Apple's new smart speaker is on track to release in early 2018 after a delay, but it might not be everything we want it to be.

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Best smart smoke detector to keep your home safe

Smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors don’t just sound the alarm, they also alert your smart phone and more.


The SmartThings Link for Nvidia Shield TV is just $10 right now

Turn your Nvidia Shield set-top box into a SmartThings hub with this USB dongle that is $30 off the standard price.

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Harman Kardon Invoke hands-on: Cortana enters the smart speaker market with a boom

Harman Kardon has unveiled its Invoke speaker, powered by Microsoft Cortana. It's years behind competing devices from Amazon and Google, but seems to hold up pretty well.

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Amazon's Echo, Echo Plus and Fire TV

Amazon has updated its Echo and Fire TV devices and debuted the Echo Plus.

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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor: First look

Nest's new Nest Cam IQ Outdoor matches some of the image recognition smarts from Nest's indoor sensor and a more sturdy housing.

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Nest Hello: First look

Nest Hello is coming in early 2018 and is the first video doorbell from the smart home company.

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GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub Gen 3 review: A pricey sprinkler with some unique add-ons

Want to control watering, fertilizing, and lighting from a single device? Meet GreenIQ.

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Panasonic SC-GA10 smart speaker first look

Panasonic's smart speaker packs a powerful audio punch and comes with all the smarts of the Google Assistant.

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LG adds Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa support to many of its home appliances

New LG home appliances can be controlled with voice commands via Google Home and Amazon Echo smart speakers.

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Neato Botvac D7 robot vacuum cleaner first look

Neato's Botvac D7 robot vacuum cleaner uses a laser to map out rooms so that it can clean more efficiently.

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LG invites Google and Amazon into its smart home

New home electronics from LG feature support for both Google Home and Amazon Alexa.

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Sony's smart speaker with Google Assistant

Sony's smart speaker includes Google Assistant and a touch-free control panel.

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IFA news: Google is talking up new products that leverage its Google Assistant

A number of new smart speakers will be on the show floor, along with new smart appliances from LG.

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Google Home hands-free calling is here, but doesn't yet have caller ID

Starting Wednesday, you'll be able to make calls to anyone in your contacts through your Google Home speaker, but caller ID is coming later this year.

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Amazon, Best Buy, and Staples have knocked $50 off the Echo

The Amazon Echo is already back on sale.

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Amazon has unveiled an early peek of Prime Day deals

Amazon is chumming the waters with a sneak peek at deals starting tonight, like a $90 Amazon Echo and $50 off the August Smart Lock.

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Amazon's Echo has dropped to an all-time low of $130

You can pick-up a black or white Amazon Echo for $50 off on Amazon and Best Buy today.

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Echo Show Ships on Wednesday, Buy 2 and Get a $100 Discount Right Now - Deal Alert

Amazon's Echo Show finally starts shipping this Wednesday. If you buy two right now, you get a $100 discount. And if you select 2-day shipping, you'll actually get it on the day it's released.


Nest Thermostat Currently Discounted 6% - Deal Alert

Independent studies have proven that the Nest Learning Thermostat saved an average of 10-12% on heating bills and 15% on cooling bills. That means that in two years, it can pay for itself. Nest is currently discounted.

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