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A new wave of gadgets is setting out to secure your smart home

Rob Verger for Popular Science: Paul Lipman, the CEO of a British cybersecurity company Bullguard, points at those devices in our home, like smart locks or internet-connected televisions, as vulnerabilities because they can lack security features.

Timeless Country Home Stuns with Spectacular Lighting System Controlled by ELAN

South Carolina home features a cutting-edge Lutron lighting system controlled and automated by ELAN with audio by Niles and Sunfire, and power protection from Panamax.

Entertainment Unleashed: TV Is Evolving to Meet the Needs of Content Producers, Viewers

Today, there are still four networks – four in traditional television and four in cloud television. While traditional fixed day/time is shrinking, industry executives also see it shifting as the shows are still watched, just not when they were scheduled.

High-Tech SmartHome Upgrades to Include in Your Remodel

Being able to control your home with the touch of a button is the stuff that futuristic dreams are made of, so it only makes sense to include remote control blinds as a part of your techie home upgrade plan. Install motorized blinds in your home not just to look cool, but to

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Vivint Smart Home Introduces Vivint Smart Properties for Property Developers and Managers

New program brings smart home technology to apartment households

Samsung and LG products may soon be able to communicate with one another

Brian Reigh for Android Authority: Imagine being able to see the inside of your LG fridge on your Samsung TV. That might become a reality as early as this year according to sources.

Data from Smart Home Brand Hive Reveals Consumer Barriers

Research reveals concerns around price and ease of use, though majority of people open to smart home experiences

Apple Frees Up Its Smart Home Platform To Kickstart Development

Aaron Tilley for Forbes: At a Wednesday morning developer session at this year's WWDC, Apple said that HomeKit is now open to any Apple developer to tinker around with.

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August Home Doorbell Cam Now Talks to Alexa on Amazon Echo Show

Ask Alexa to "Show Me the Front Door" to Watch Live Doorbell Cam Video on Amazon Echo Show

Use Alexa to Lock Your Car's Doors and Track Its Location

Firstech is launching the DroneMobile Skill for Alexa-Enabled Devices, which will allow DroneMobile users to lock and track their vehicles using voice commands.

NanaWall Systems to Showcase the Indoor/Outdoor Trend at Dwell on Design LA

Company will also be featured on the LA Dwell Home Tour in the Hollywood Hills

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Light Sockets; Not Just For Lights Anymore

Light Sockets; Not Just For Lights Anymore

Smart Bulbs are out there and they can do far more then just provide light. Speakers, projectors, wi-fi extenders and more. The standard light socket that is wired up and ready to go in nearly every home in North America is now providing an easy and affordable option for home owners and renters alike to enter into the world of the "Smart Home". Here is a look at some of the Smart Bulbs and Smart Lighting options out there, and this list is just the beginning. In this ongoing article we hope to continue to add to and grow this list, so stay tuned!

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