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Get a new smart speaker for the holidays? Here’s how to tell it to slowly fade your smart bulbs out as you drift off. Source link

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If you’re anything like me, you sometimes struggle to fall asleep at the end of the day. One thing I’ve found that really seems to help: having a light in my bedroom that slowly fades out as I drift off. There are lots of smart bulbs that can do the job quite nicely, but you’ll …

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Keys are a time-tested means of access, but they won’t do you much good if you leave them inside on your way out the door. Today’s crop of smart locks ($149.99 at Amazon.com) think they have a better way. All of them offer convenient, key-free access to your home, whether by code, by app, by …

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Jibo is a cute, quirky and expensive robot pal 2:11 November 12, 2017 Jibo, an $899 robot, is full of personality but has a lot to learn. Play video Source link

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Chaotic as it may be, the weekend after Thanksgiving is a great time to score tech deals — and that, of course, extends to the ever-expanding world of smart home gadgets. Not surprisingly, high-profile smart speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home are repeat headliners, but shop around and you’ll also find deals on …

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The Amazon Echo smart speaker, now available in red. Amazon The new, second-gen Amazon Echo smart speaker comes in a variety of different colored shells. Today, Amazon is adding one more to the mix: a bright red shell that’ll help raise money for the fight against AIDS. The newly colored Echo is part of a …

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iRobot’s Roomba robot vacuums just got a lot smarter, thanks to a new channel on the free online automation service IFTTT, the company announced Monday. IFTTT applets like these help you automate your Roomba’s cleaning cycles in a variety of useful ways. Screenshot by Ry Crist/CNET Compatibility with IFTTT means that Wi-Fi-equipped Roombas like the …

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‘Tis the season for trying your hand at cooking turkey, and if you aren’t terribly experienced, then you might want to seek out some assistance before the entire family takes a seat around your table. Sure, a cookbook would probably do the trick, and you’ve probably got plenty of loved ones who would love to …

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Alexa is everywhere these days, and I’m not just talking about Amazon’s own Echo devices, of which there are now several. Shop around, and you’ll find a growing variety of gadgets that put Amazon’s voice-activated virtual assistant front and center — and the majority of them aren’t made by Amazon. Mind you, Amazon doesn’t mind …

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The Iotty Smart Light Switch Pro is now seeking backers on Kickstarter. Alex Tostado Photography When people ask me for smart lighting advice, I’ll often try to steer them toward smart switches. Yes, there are lots of good smart bulb options, but the big annoyance is that you have to leave the switch on in …

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