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Harry Potter-Approved Smart Home Assistant | Open Electronics

Adam Thole has made the most magical smart home upgrade you’ve ever seen, and one that’s not terribly difficult to build. Thole’s solution is the cheapest way This content was originally

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A team’s tool can inspect the secret life of your smart home items

Credit: CC0 Public Domain An IoT message from a group of computer scientists from Princeton University and University of California, Berkeley: “Our smart devices are watching us. It’s time

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Smart home, machine learning and discovery

‘Smart home’ today is in the same place as electric things in the home a generation or two ago: everyone will have some of these, but we’re working out which makes sense. Everyone got a toaster

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Digital Trends Hiring Freelance Writers: Smart Home, A/V, Computing | Digital Trends

Digital Trends is hiring! We’re currently seeking professional freelance writers with expertise in smart homes, home theater, and computers, as well as a number of generalists to work on features

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Give your house brains for cheap with Home Depot’s today-only smart home blowout | PCWorld

There’s a whole lot of smart home tech out there, designed to boost the intelligence of your house and make your life a little easier (or at least cooler). And today only, you can pick from a wide selection

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This Simple Tool Will Reveal the Secret Life of Your Smart Home

Screenshot: IoT-inspector.princeton.edu We live in the glorious future that technophiles have long dreamed of. Almost everything can now connect to the internet: cameras, coffee pots, televisions, vacuums,

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Magical Smart Home Upgrade Lets Muggles Control Their Homes With a Wand Too

Your browser does not support HTML5 video tag.Click here to view original GIF When his son asked for a Harry Potter themed birthday, Adam Thole decided to borrow an idea from Universal Studios’ The Wizarding

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InsurTechNews | IoT Insurance Observatory and American Family Insurance present the “Smart Home Insurance” paper

The first plenary meeting of the North American IoT (Internet of Things) Insurance Observatory took place today in Madison, Wisconsin, under the lead of world-renowned… This content was originally published

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Save up to 15% on Ring Smart Home Security at Home Depot today | Android Central

Doorbells, cameras, and more have slashed prices through the end of the day. This content was originally published here.

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How to stop guests from voice controlling your smart home – Stacey on IoT | Internet of Things news and analysis

Amazon Echo An interesting and slightly amusing voicemail came in to the IoT Podcast Hotline this week: The caller’s guests are changing his thermostat settings by voice when they come over. The issue

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Cheap and Easy Smart Home System: 7 Steps

When We Make this we first need to understand how it works. Essentially there are 3 components to this Setup. The NodeMCU which receives commands from the amazon Echo Which Sends commands along the Relay

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Ecobee smart home security camera could come with Alexa – SlashGear

Almost like rival Nest, ecobee has focused its portfolio on smart thermostats. In the past two years, however, it has expanded in two big ways. It has This content was originally published here.

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Resideo Debuts New Security and Smart Home Platform, Dealer Program at ISC West

LAS VEGAS — Resideo made its ISC West debut this week as a standalone company following its spinoff from Honeywell (NYSE: HON) late last year. The company is showing its new home automation platforms,

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No Time to Spring Clean? Add These Smart Home Cleaning Products to Your Wedding Registry | Brides

Does anyone really love to clean? And if so, does anyone really have the time—especially when you have a wedding to plan ? Thankfully, you can add these smart home cleaning products to your wedding registry

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Amazon’s today-only TP-Link blowout includes killer deals on routers, smart home gear, and more | PCWorld

Whether you need a new router or want to make your home a touch smarter, today’s a good day to head over to Amazon. The online retailer is throwing a huge one-day sale on TP-Link productsRemove non-product

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InsurTechNews | Smart Home Devices: the Security Risks

Smart devices have become a popular topic in the P&C insurance world. Tools like smart thermostats, smoke detectors and water sensors offer the potential to… This content was originally published

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The Top 5 Smart Home Gadgets for Your Apartment – RadPad Blog

While the first wave of this technology was largely geared towards hard-wired applications for single-family home owners, there are now emerging portable options that don’t require you to leave them

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