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SmartThings adds Logitech Harmony support to make smart homes more responsive

Hook a home entertainment center into all your other smart home gear

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Logitech's Harmony remote and hub aim to stop the home automation madness

Harmony Living Home controls thermostats, door locks and lights from several big brands

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Revolv smart home hub adding IFTTT support to become even more automated

Pretty soon Revolv users will be able to pause their connected stereo and dim the lights every time a call comes in on their smartphone. All thanks to IFTTT.

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Ecobee's smart thermostat knows when a room needs warming

Remote sensors detect people and temperatures all around the house, for a price.

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New standard for ZigBee remotes makes friends with connected homes

ZigBee Remote 2.0 expands the technology to reach more types of devices

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Nest gets cozy with Dropcam and pro automation systems

When tied to Nest's products, Dropcam's cloud camera can detect motion when you're away, and record video when there's gas or smoke.

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Apple's HomeKit is ready to shake up the connected home market

Its success depends on developers making great software and devices, and Apple being able to convince users that those devices are not just worthwhile, but secure.

Dyson’s 360 Eye robot vacuum ready to take on Roomba

16 years in the making, Dyson’s 360 Eye robot vacuum uses infrared sensors and a 360-degree camera to map out its environment and navigate while cleaning.

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Software update will help Nest Protect know the difference between steam and smoke

The smart smoke detector should get a little smarter thanks to a 2.0 software update coming to units automatically in the next couple weeks.

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Dyson's 360 Eye robot vacuum aims to sweep Roomba under the carpet

Watch out iRobot! After a decade and a half of research Dyson finally has an answer to the Roomba.

Sensor-packed Butterfleye camera wants to be the eyes into your home

This smart surveillance camera monitors your home, using video analytics and sensors to decide when to record and when to turn itself off.

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With SmartThings buy, is Samsung embracing an open Internet of Things?

An Internet of Things startup may help shape a consumer goliath's product strategy

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Samsung to acquire SmartThings, the open connected home platform

By bringing SmartThings under the wing of its Open Innovation Center, Samsung is admitting that to succeed in the smart home space, you can't count on customers to buy all their products from one company.

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Peq is yet another smart home platform, with possible Best Buy backing

Pronounced "peek," the latest smart hub looks slick and is cheap up-front, but it requires a monthly subscription.

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Wireless security cam Blink goes from sleep to recording in less than a second

Blink was born to help sell its proprietary silicon chips. What it's ended up producing, though, is a flexible and inexpensive security camera with a unique set of features.