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D-Link debuts its first IFTTT-compatible security camera and commits to supporting Apple's HomeKit in another

The DCS-8200LH boasts a 180-degree field of view and can be integrated with existing smart-home platforms. The company plans to develop HomeKit-compatible cameras down the road.

on techhive.com

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What if Apple's Amazon Echo competitor is the iPad?

Apple confirmed that an iPad running iOS 10 can be the Home Hub if you leave it connected to Wi-Fi and always plugged in. Sounds like an Echo in here.

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HomeKit's official Home app will control all your connected appliances at once

Apple’s Home app for iOS brings quick controls, lock screen shortcuts, and remote access via Apple TV.

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WWDC wish list: Surprises, wild cards, and one more things

Real tech surprises don't happen that often, but Apple has a knack for pulling them off.

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Apple's intelligent assistant plans shouldn't just echo the Echo

Opening up Siri would accomplish more than releasing a device like Google Home or Amazon Echo.

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Apple’s Amazon Echo competitor might be another new Apple TV

Why launch a new product to compete with Echo and Google Home, when you can just slap a speaker and microphone into the Apple TV?

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Report: Apple is developing a 'Siri Speaker' to rival Amazon Echo and Google Home

First, Apple will release a Siri SDK to power this new product.

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Philips Hue smart lighting gets a new app with more features

Geofencing is one of the more notable additions; users can also assign multiple lights to rooms, so that all the lights in a room can be controlled at once.

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Did you take your pills? The PillDrill medication tracking system will help you remember

This innovative device could lead to better medical outcomes while reducing family friction.

on techhive.com

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MightyTV is a “what to watch” streaming video app that could actually work

A new app called MightyTV uses a Tinder-like system to suggest movies and TV shows.

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The AfterMaster Pro promises to improve any type of audio

Ordinary audio goes into this black box; extraordinary audio comes out. What's the secret?

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This $25 Bluetooth tracker made my Apple TV remote less frustrating

Tile: For when your Apple TV remote is too slick for its own good.

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Amazon triples its Dash Button lineup for your Slim Jim and Red Bull emergencies

Amazon Dash Buttons expand well beyond the basics with on-demand snacks, gum, and even coconut water.

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12 Apple TV games worth buying a gamepad for

Itching for a real controller? Here are some fine games that might sway your decision.

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There’s a show for that: Apple’s first original TV series is about apps

Coming soon to your Apple TV is an unscripted show about the app economy.