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Google Brings Back Multiple Speaker Groups for Nest and Chromecast

A patent dispute with Sonos forced Google to disable the feature in September.

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TP-Link's New Wire-Free Security Camera Has 2K Video

It has a large 10,000mAh battery, a magnetic base, and a weatherproof design.

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Google Assistant Now Uses AI to "See" and "Hear"

New Bard integration increases Google Assistant's capabilities, especially on mobile devices.

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You Don't Train a Robot Vacuum, It Trains You

Am I working for my robot vacuum?

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Google Nest’s Original Alexa Integration Is Going Away

Alexa users with Nest hardware need to make some changes to keep things running.

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Amazon Is Shutting Down Alexa Guard and Paywalling Its Features

The new Emergency Assist service, which costs $6 a month, replaces Alexa Guard.

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Apple's HomePod Now Plays Spotify from Voice Commands

It isn't a native implementation of Spotify, but it works.

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Philips Hue Will Soon Require Online Accounts to Control Lights

Not everyone is happy about it.

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Amazon's Eero Max 7 Router Offers Wi-Fi 7 and 10 Gig Connectivity

It's overkill for most people, of course.

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Amazon Bolsters Fire TV with a Soundbar, New 4K Hardware, and More

Prepare for a smarter Fire TV experience.

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Amazon Alexa Will Talk More Naturally, Thanks to AI

Alexa is getting an LLM-powered boost in features.

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Your Nest Hub Max Is Losing Video Calling

Zoom and Google Meet leave the Nest Hub Max this month.

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Midea V12 Earns IFA Innovation Award with Its Advanced Technology

This post is sponsored by Midea.

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Wyze Cameras Just Had Another Big Security Problem

At this point, should you still buy them?

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Roomba Just Revealed Its Priciest Robot Vacuum Ever

At least it can do a lot of stuff.

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Nest Aware Subscription Prices Are Going Up

And this is a rather steep hike.

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9 Easy Smart Home Upgrades to Make Your Home Smarter

You don't have to throw out your old appliances to access better controls and connectivity.

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Google Assistant and Alexa Come Together in JBL's New Speakers

Finally, you don't need to choose between the two voice assistants.

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Philips Hue is Getting Into The Home Security Business

Signify has revealed smart cameras and sensors for its Philips Hue brand.

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