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Every device that connects to Amazon’s Alexa

Every device that connects to Amazon’s Alexa We’ve all heard the saying, “if these walls could talk … ” Your walls might be silent, but with the Amazon Echo, you might one day be able to talk to them.When paired with smart home devices, however, Alexa becomes quite powerful.

August Smart Lock Pro features Z-Wave tech to help keep your home safe

August Smart Lock Pro features Z-Wave tech to help keep your home safe Meet the new August Smart Lock Pro, a serious lock powered by Z-Wave that gets its “pro” classification by being available exclusively through approved dealers.That’s right — not just anyone will be able to carry this new security device.

Score 50 percent off this Sony 43-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV

Score 50 percent off this Sony 43-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV Enter the Android-powered Sony 43-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV, currently discounted 50 percent off on Amazon.This TV has 4K Ultra HD resolution, a 60Hz (native) and motionflow XR 240 (effective) refresh rate, LED backlighting, and four HDMI and three USB ports.

QuickBlade looks to change paddleboard industry with the innovative Smart Paddle

QuickBlade looks to change paddleboard industry with the innovative Smart Paddle After initially announcing the device at the 2017 Surf Expo Orlando, Florida, the company just began taking orders on the SUP industry’s first ever Smart Paddle.The hi-tech paddle is a partnership with the Israeli company Motionize.

How 4 tech renovations can increase your home’s resale value

How 4 tech renovations can increase your home’s resale value But what about home technology renovations and smart home products?“Having smart home features like newer security systems, smart thermostats, etc.

SignalWear gloves help motorcyclists stay safer and more visible on the road

SignalWear gloves help motorcyclists stay safer and more visible on the road Perhaps the biggest challenge for any motorcyclist when they hit the road is staying visible to other motorists.The SignalWear Smart Motorcycle Gloves feature bright LED lights embedded on the back.

Move over Nest, U.K.’s Hive Thermostat is making its way stateside

Move over Nest, U.K.’s Hive Thermostat is making its way stateside By signing up, a representative will install a Hive smart thermostat that controls both the user’s HVAC system and water heater.With the market already crowded with competitors, the planned multi-stage rollout will test the waters a few states at a time.

For love or money: Some home renovations aren’t worth the investment

For love or money: Some home renovations aren’t worth the investment A smart bulb can cost about $20, while more expensive renovations — namely those which require a company to install tech throughout a home — check in at several thousand dollars.More: Start a smart home for under $50 with these inexpensive upgrades Before long, a growing number of homeowners may opt for investments in smart features, especially those capable of reducing monthly expenses.

Open sesame! Teodoor’s first IoT product is the world’s smallest smart lock

Open sesame! Teodoor’s first IoT product is the world’s smallest smart lock A group of Slovenian developers is bringing what it claims is the world’s smallest smart door lock to the market.The Teodoor lock is now available for pre-order for $99, or $149 for a Wi-Fi enabled lock, and the product will begin shipping at the end of 2017.

Take 30 percent off Withings Body smart scales with this limited-time offer

Take 30 percent off Withings Body smart scales with this limited-time offer Devices like the Withings Body smart scale or the Withings Body Cardio not only measure your weight, but also track metrics like water weight, body fat, and muscle mass, as well as automatically upload vital statistics to your smartphone.We featured the Withings Body in our smart scale roundup, and it remains a favorite.

Connect and automate your home with this TP-Link Smart Plug for only $35

Connect and automate your home with this TP-Link Smart Plug for only $35 Or maybe just looking to make your smart home even smarter?Whether you’re new to the idea of a smart home or already a full-on enthusiast, plugs such as this TP-Link Smart Plug Mini, currently 30 percent off on Amazon, are the perfect gadget for building or expanding any smart home.

If the Duo smart mirror ever comes to fruition, it’ll come with AI, and much more

If the Duo smart mirror ever comes to fruition, it’ll come with AI, and much more Your mirror may not tell you who’s fairest of them all, but it soon might be able to tell you a few other things — if your mirror is the Duo, that is.The AI-enabled, 27-inch smart mirror reportedly comes with built-in apps, its own app store, facial recognition, and natural language recognition.

Smart Bandage Uses 5G to Confer With Your Doctor

Smart Bandage Uses 5G to Confer With Your Doctor So it’s no wonder scientists, including those at Swansea University’s Institute of Life Science (ILS), are turning their focus to health tech.Researchers developed what BBC News called “smart bandages,” which can detect how a wound is healing and communicate with doctors.

August Home partners with HomeAway to provide keyless access to vacation rentals

August Home partners with HomeAway to provide keyless access to vacation rentals Awkward interactions with your vacation home rental’s owners may soon be a thing of the past — at least, insofar as getting keys from them is concerned.Thanks to a new partnership between smart lock provider August Home and vacation rental platform HomeAway, hosts and guests can easily (but securely) access their homes using an August Smart Lock and August Smart Keypad.

Sling TV is bringing live-streaming to LG’s 2016 and 2017 Smart TV lineup

Sling TV is bringing live-streaming to LG’s 2016 and 2017 Smart TV lineup Owners of recent LG Smart TVs have it nearly as easy as the old days, however, now that Sling TV is available on that platform.“Offering Sling TV on LG’s award-winning, top-of-the-line smart TVs gives viewers more control over how they watch Sling TV, so they can view their favorite programs without the need for additional devices or unnecessary input switching.

Smart bandage uses nanosensors to track how a wound is healing

Smart bandage uses nanosensors to track how a wound is healing What researchers there have been working on is a new smart bandage capable of tracking how a wound is healing and sending that data back to doctors, via 5G technology.To do this it would employ tiny “nanosensors” able to fit comfortably within the fabric of regular bandages.

Get the energy-efficient Ecobee3 smart thermostat on Amazon for $63 off

Get the energy-efficient Ecobee3 smart thermostat on Amazon for $63 off A myriad of smart home products are available on the market today, from kitchen appliances to indoor lighting systems, but one that is often overlooked is the thermostat.A good thermostat like the Ecobee3 is an underrated addition to your smart home ecosystem.

Great Deal! These are our 3 favorite Amazon tech bargains today

Great Deal! These are our 3 favorite Amazon tech bargains today When Bluetooth or low-strength wireless is your only option, you could be missing on out the benefits of superior smart home control.Take back the power in your home — literally —  with these Etekcity Zap Remote Outlets, which are 49 percent off for a pack of five on Amazon today only.