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Make your home smarter with this 3-pack of TP-Link dimmer switches for $59

You can get a 3-pack of TP-Link Kasa HS220P3 Smart Dimmer Switches on sale for $ 58.99 at Amazon. This 3-pack was selling for as much as $ 85 at the beginning of May. This drop to $ 59 is a completely new low price we haven’t seen before and a huge chunk off what these switches used to sell for.

If you were to buy the switches individually it would cost you about $ 10 more than this deal;  [Read More…]

Smarter home security is more affordable with $80 off the EufyCam E system

You’re probably spending much more time at home than usual right now so it might be the exact right time to upgrade your smart home gear. This deal on the 3-camera eufyCam E Wireless Home Security System at Newegg drops it to just $ 319.99 making today the day to add some smart home security to your setup. All you have to do to get the deal is enter code 93XPJ74 during checkout and you’ll see the price fall by  [Read More…]

Water smarter and save money with $50 off the Rachio 3 sprinkler controller

The Rachio 3 has a 12-zone version of its smart sprinkler controller, and it’s currently $ 50 off through the Costco website. That brings the Rachio 3 down to $ 169.99 from $ 220. Right now it’s the best deal on the Rachio 3. The 8-zone controller is going for $ 149 at Best Buy, so you get the flexibility of a 12-zone controller for just $ 20 more. And the 8-zone version is going for as much as $  [Read More…]

iRobot and IFTTT partner for smarter home integrations at CES 2020

Want your robot to vacuum when you leave home? There’s an app for that.

What you need to know iRobot and IFTTT have partnered to create simple smart home integrations to better automate your life. These free recipes are available via the IFTTT app or website and can be used to automatically run your vacuum when you leave the home. iRobot is working in deep IFTTT integration into its iRobot Home app, making future routines less complicated.  [Read More…]

Weber announces Smart Grilling Hub at CES 2020 for smarter cookouts

Due out early 2020 for $ 129.99 in the U.S.

What you need to know The Smart Grilling Hub comes with the hub and two temperature probes to monitor your food doneness. You’ll be able to get notifications for readiness, when you need to flip, and remaining cook time. There will also be cooking tips and tricks from grilling experts within the app.

Weber is one of the most well-known grill makers around, mostly for its charcoal  [Read More…]

Make your home smarter and safer with Amazon UK’s deals on Ring and eero

Black Friday has come to the UK a week early, or at least Amazon is pretty bad at reading a calendar. Nevertheless, the online giant has kicked off its Black Friday event with a number of hot discounts across its first-party hardware. This is a perfect time to add some smarts and even a little security to your home with scorching deals on both Ring and eero hardware.

All of the deals featured here are now live and  [Read More…]

Google is making its search engine smarter

Unsurprisingly, machine learning is behind the upgrade.

What you need to know Google is employing its machine learning chops to make search smarter. The search engine will better understand conversational language beyond just keywords. The company says it’s one of the biggest leaps forward in search.

Google’s Pandu Nayak took to its blog this week to announce what he says is “the biggest leap forward [in search] in the past five years, and one of the biggest  [Read More…]

Assistant is getting smarter about talking to you when turning off lights

The feature isn’t available for everyone yet.

What you need to know The Google Assistant will now respond with just a chime when you ask it to switch off the lights. In addition to lights, the change will apply for switches and plugs identified as lights. It might take some time for the feature to be rolled out to all users.

Google has begun rolling out a new feature for its Google Home and Nest Hub devices  [Read More…]

Ecobee’s latest smart thermostat offers smarter sensors and more for $249

There are a number of great options available when it comes to smart thermostats, but one of the leaders has always been Ecobee. The company has several models that we’ve looked at before, and now it has released a new model that’s even better than all the previous ones. Ecobee just announced the SmartThermostat with Voice Control, which comes with new sensors, a refreshed design, and without a price increase over the Ecobee4’s regular price. The new model is available  [Read More…]

Make your bedroom smarter and your mornings happier

Smart home tech is a great way to liven up your home and automate certain aspects of your life, and that extends to the bedroom as well. Whether you have trouble sleeping in anything but complete darkness or you can’t wake up without a bit of sunlight in your face, there’s a good chance picking up some smart gadgets can make your bedroom a little more convenient.

Best smart display Google Home Hub

The Home Hub is an  [Read More…]