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How to monitor your pets when you're away from home

Want to keep an eye on your pets when you're away from home? It's as simple as installing a few connected-home accessories!

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HomePod FAQ: Everything you need to know!

Apple announced its long-rumored HomePod at WWDC 2017. The speaker offers up Siri voice control, HomeKit functionality, and boasts incredible, virtual surround sound. Wanna know more? We've got the details!

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These Smart Plugs Work With Siri and Apple's HomeKit

If you're new to home automation, a smart plug can be a good first step in building out your connected home. If you've gone all-in on HomeKit-enabled accessories, this list can help you track down the perfect HomeKit-enabled smart plug for your home.

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Here's what Siri will and won't do on the Apple TV

We've got the skinny on all the cool things that Siri can do on the fourth-generation Apple TV.

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How to use Amazon Echo speakers and Alexa as intercoms

You can call your Echo device from within your house from another Echo device or the Alexa app.

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HDHomeRun Live TV app finally comes to iPhone and iPad

With your HDHomeRun device, you can finally access your live TV content with an official iOS app, instead of going through a third party.

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Google Home now supports hands-free calling

Back in May, Google announced it would be bringing a hands-free calling feature to its Google Home smart speaker. Google says it's begun to roll out the feature to devices, so be sure to give yours a try!

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How to use IFTTT with the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro

You can use IFTTT recipes right on your Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro.

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Apple TV 5 rumor roundup: Everything you need to know!

A set of blurry photos have surfaced that purport to show an Apple-branded television in a testing facility

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Why Amazon should password-protect its Alexa app

You can 'Drop In' on friends and family with the Alexa app, but so can anyone that has access to your phone.

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