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Why people are connecting their phones to their fridges

Before you roll your eyes, you might want to consider the potential use cases for a smart, internet-connected refrigerator.

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Add an extra layer of home security with Netgear's Arlo Q for just $120

Amazon is currently offering the Netgear Arlo Q for just $119, which is more than $80 lower than its regular price. This deal won't likely last long, so be sure to act quickly.

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D-Link announces Omna 180 Cam, the first HomeKit-enabled security camera

This is not a drill! The first HomeKit-enabled camera has hit Apple's online store. D-Link's Omna 180 Cam is now available for purchase online and will soon be sold in Apple stores around the world.

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Why you might (and might not) want an indoor security camera in your home

Having a way to keep tabs on your home while you're away can be helpful and it can provide a certain level of reassurance, but there are a couple things to consider before you buy an indoor security camera.

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Woo that special someone with HomeKit and home automation!

Put your home automation accessories to work for you this Valentine's Day by setting up scenes and geofences to woo that special someone!

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Best Valentine's Day Tech Gifts for Him

Valentine's Day is fast approaching! Wondering what in the world you're gonna get that tech-obsessed guy in your life? Breathe in and out — we're here to help. We've got some ideas that are sure to please.

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TP-Link vs WeMo vs iDevices: Making a smart decision on smart plugs

If you're new to home automation, a smart plug can be a good first step — a toe in the water, if you will — in building out your automated home. But with so many smart plugs on the market, how do you decide which to get? Allow us to help!

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How to change your Amazon Echo's wake word to "Computer," you Star Trek nerd you

Yes, the Echo will now respond to “Computer”. Here’s how to set it up.

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Smarten up your garage door with these upcoming HomeKit-enabled openers

There's one dumb-home device that's been aching for smarts for far too long: the garage door opener. Many people enter their homes through the garage, making smart locks not as handy. We'll finally see some HomeKit-enabled openers this year!

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Best HomeKit Accessories for renters

Just because you rent your home, doesn't mean it has to be dumb!

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