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The Ecobee3 is the flagship product from a home automation startup of the same name. A competitor to the Nest Learning Thermostat, the Ecobee3 adds Wi-Fi enabled smarts to your home’s temperature control. Here’s our 3.5 star review of the Ecobee3. It works with a number of other smart home products including Amazon’s Alexa and …

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Catch up on the basics of the popular smart doorbell. Source link

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How To Video If you’re an Android fan or you have a Google Home, here’s how to set up a smart home that plays well with Google. 1:36 / July 27, 2017 Source link

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You might already use Gmail, Google Maps and Google Calendar. You might be reading this in Chrome on an Android phone, after searching the topic on Google. Fun fact: You can also use Google to control your home. As scary as that might sound, it’s also quite convenient. If you’re an Android person, or you …

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Catch up on the basics of the popular smart home company and its products. Source link

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If you have a newer Android phone or a Google Home smart speaker, the Google Assistant is the voice that speaks to you and answers your questions whenever you say the phrase “OK Google.” The Google Assistant is the search giant’s version of Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa. The Assistant responds to the wake words …

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You might have seen the commercials where someone asks something called “Alexa” to order flowers or turn on the sprinklers. Alexa is Amazon’s digital assistant built into devices such as the Amazon Echo. The Echo itself is a speaker with a built-in microphone. Alexa is Amazon’s virtual assistant, like Siri from Apple’s iPhone.  Say the wakeword “Alexa,” …

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Catch up on the basics of Apple’s smart home platform. Source link

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A Kenmore Elite washer. Chris Monroe/CNET Kenmore appliances have a new home. You’ll still be able to buy Sears’ house brand at department stores and online via Sears, but you’ll now be able to find Kenmore models on Amazon.com as well. In an added bonus to Kenmore’s move to join the modern retail world, Kenmore’s …

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The Halo+ adds weather alerts to a smart smoke detector, and believe it or not, they’re more helpful than annoying. Source link

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