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Get a Lenovo Smart Clock for $40 at Best Buy

Remember when you could check the time in the middle of the night without grabbing your phone and getting sucked into a vortex of work email and Twitter notifications? Lenovo has a good solution: the company’s Smart Clock is now … Read the rest of this entry

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Lenovo’s 7-inch Google smart display is on sale for $80 at Best Buy

You’re in luck if you want an affordable, Google-powered smart screen but feel the Nest Hub is too basic for your tastes. Best Buy has discounted Lenovo’s Smart Display 7 to $ 80, or a good $ 20 off the … Read the rest of this entry

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Best Buy is selling the Lenovo Smart Clock for half of its launch price

If you’re looking for an affordable Google-powered smart speaker, you may want to check out the Lenovo Smart Clock that’s currently on sale for $ 40 on Best Buy. That’s down $ 20 from its $ 60 retail price, and … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung backs an artificial smart window that mimics natural sunlight

Samsung’s in-house creative incubator C-Lab has revealed its latest batch of company-backed startups, and one is particularly pertinent at this time when we’re all stuck indoors: an artificial window that mimics the appearance — and benefits — of nat… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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IKEA’s smart blinds are finally available to buy online

You can’t visit an IKEA store right now due to the pandemic, but you won’t be missing out on the company’s connected devices as a result. Shoppers on Reddit and 9to5Mac have noticed that IKEA has started selling its FYRTUR … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung’s older smart TVs are losing remote control app support

Samsung is killing its Smart View app for Android and iOS, which serves as a remote control for its older smart TVs. The company has updated the application’s descriptions to announce that it will no longer be supported starting on … Read the rest of this entry

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Ecobee’s Family Accounts put limits on smart home control

Ring isn't the only company giving you better smart home privacy controls. Ecobee is trotting out a Family Accounts feature that lets up to 15 people in your household control thermostats and other gear without having to hand over your … Read the rest of this entry

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MIT’s ‘smart surface’ could improve your WiFi signal tenfold

There's a problem with stuffing wireless connections into ever-smaller devices: they can struggle to maintain a good signal when there's so little space for antennas. MIT CSAIL researchers might have a fix, though. They've developed an RFocus "smart… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: Sonos ‘legacy’ plan makes smart homes look silly

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The more connected devices you put in your house, the more you're counting down to the day they're eventually obsolete. Just yesterday, we learned about Under Armour pulling the smart plug on some fitness … Read the rest of this entry

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iRobot’s IFTTT support lets smart home devices talk to your Roomba

iRobot's IFTTT support is about to become much more useful if you're a fan of smart home tech. The company has formed a partnership with IFTTT that will let you integrate smart home gadgets directly inside iRobot's Home App, effectively … Read the rest of this entry

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