Don't-Miss Home Tech Stories

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You'll soon be able to control IKEA's affordable smart lights with Assistant, Alexa, and Siri

IKEA's line of smart lights are already affordable, but now they will work with Google Home and Assistant, Amazon Alexa-powered devices, and Apple's HomeKit.

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Dish teams up with Amazon Echo's Alexa to let you channel surf hands-free

Dish subscribers can now turn their television experience into a lean back, hands-free experience—if they have the right Amazon Echo device, that is.

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Google Assistant can now control GE, iRobot, LG, and D-Link devices

More devices are integrating with Google Assistant, and thus Google Home, as the battle for the smart home continues.

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Amazon Echo's Alexa is getting push notifications, but they won't annoy you

A pulsing green light on your Amazon Echo device could soon mean there's breaking news—or your pizza's here.

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Amazon's Echo speaker is $80 cheaper right now when you buy two

If you buy two Amazon Echo smart speakers from either Amazon or Best Buy, you can snag a $80 discount.

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Amazon reveals affordable 4K TVs that double as a Fire TV stick and Amazon Echo

Your new Amazon Fire television set can pause live TV and turn off your smart home lighting.

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Linksys jumps into the cable modem market and announces the all-new mid-range EA9300 Wi-Fi router

Mesh routers are the hot new thing, but the latest conventional routers are delivering some supremely powerful features.

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DirecTV Now is giving away a free Amazon Fire TV Stick with a one-month prepaid subscription

However, you'll need to be a new customer to get the free Fire TV Stick.

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iDevices smart home products now work with Google Home

The family of outlets, switches, sockets, and other products can be controlled by voice through the Google Assistant.

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The ShapeScale 3D body scanner shows exactly where you're gaining and losing weight

ShapeScale creates a photorealistic avatar of your body down to a millimeter of accuracy, providing a wealth of information for body builders, fitness freaks, and people who just want to lose weight.

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Meet Hive, an all-new DIY smart home subscription service from the U.K.

The Brits want a piece of the U.S. smart home market, and they’re investing nearly $650 million to get it.

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Amazon's Echo Show marries Alexa's smarts with a touchscreen

The rumors were true, and it looks like the Echo Show will keep Amazon a step ahead of rival smart speakers.

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Fender's Tone app replaces all your guitar's stomp boxes and pedals

Connect the Tone app to one of three Mustang GT digital guitar amps, and you'll have 1,000-plus effects at your fingertips.

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Lowe’s now offers inexpensive professional monitoring with its Iris smart home service

Subscribers can now get police or fire dispatched in response to break-ins or emergencies.

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Ecobee's popular smart thermostat is on sale for $187 right now

Amazon's increased discount on the Ecobee3 makes it even cheaper to own a smart thermostat.