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Google is collecting face data - here's how you can opt out

Google has just released a major upgrade of its smart home hub that is raising concerns about privacy. The Google Nest Hub Max now...
Happening Now September 11, 2019

Forget Alexa - you won't believe how smart this new home tech is

A company has developed a new smart device for your home that offers a whole new level of personalization — but there's a catch....
Happening Now September 7, 2019

Echo Show, Facebook Portal, and Nest Hub privacy gotchas and fixes only the pros know

Even after some high profile data controversies, smart home devices remain hot sellers. The good news is it’s possible to optimize them for privacy...
Tips August 31, 2019

Use routines to make your smart assistant even smarter

If you have a smart assistant in your home, you know just how handy they can be. With the correct voice commands and connected...
Tips August 27, 2019

What's a smart display and should you have one in your home?

If you’re already a fan of smart speaker systems or are out to make your home into a smart home, you might be thinking...
Tips August 22, 2019

Smart home starter kit: What should you buy first?

Smart homes seem like they should be expensive to establish, but somehow they’re becoming increasingly common. The truth is, starting a smart home doesn’t...
Tips August 13, 2019

5 smart gadgets to keep your home safe

Picking and choosing your smart home devices can be a bit of a chore. There are so many brands and options to choose from...
Happening Now August 5, 2019

Billions of records exposed by company that makes smart home devices

A recent security hole is affecting smart home products from around the world. Thanks to a flaw in a manufacturer's database, profiles on millions...
Happening Now July 1, 2019

25 most useful Alexa skills you'll use time and again

Amazon's Alexa can perform “skills” to make your life easier. Amazon and its partners have developed more than 50,000 skills, and they run the...
Tips May 25, 2019

Wi-Fi connected cooking -- 6 ways smart technology comes to the kitchen

Wi-Fi and smart technologies have the potential to change the way we do pretty much everything around the house, especially preparing our meals. This...
Buying Guides May 6, 2019
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