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Fluance's latest Bluetooth speaker sports a pair of ginormous woofers

The $500 Fi70 includes 8-inch woofers, 5-inch midranges, and 1-inch tweeters and is powered by a 280-watt amp.

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Keurig meets Blue Apron in Cooki, the robot chef you won't believe is real

Maybe no one needs a robot chef, but the food Cooki makes isn't half bad.

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Too bright? Just ask Siri to close your HomeKit shades from Lutron

Lutron announces Siri compatibility for its shades using the HomeKit-enabled Caséta Wireless Smart Bridge system.

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The Sensorwake smell-based alarm clock has a nagging bacon deficit

You can wake to the smell of chocolate, peppermint and espresso, but, inexplicably, not bacon.

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The Ring Stick Up Cam delivers two-way audio in a wireless security camera for $200

With the Ring Stick Up Cam, you can see—and talk to—people who are approaching your home from any direction.

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iDevices expands its HomeKit lineup with smart switches and sockets

The new Siri-ready gear includes built-in wall switches you can use with or without a smartphone.

Humanscale develops a Fitbit for your desk

Humanscale and Tome team up with a sensor that tells you when you need to get up and move—and when your favorite conference room may be full.

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Smart-home service provider Alarm.com integrates Apple TV and Amazon Echo into its cloud-based platform

Controlling Alarm.com-powered smart-home systems gets more intuitive with this latest set of integrations.

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Hunter Fan unveils the first HomeKit-enabled ceiling fans

The 130-year-old company is the first fan maker to embrace Apple’s connected-home platform.

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Whirlpool's new Amazon Dash-integrated smart appliances know when you need supplies

The company's line-up of Internet-connected ovens, washers, and dryers link up to your Amazon account to make life easier.

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The first 15 Apple TV games you should play

Our picks for the most enticing games on Apple's new set-top box.

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Apple TV toys-to-life: Disney Infinity 3.0 vs. Skylanders SuperChargers

The two big toy-centric console games come to Apple TV—which is more worth your cash?

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Apple Music’s Sonos support starts now (in beta)

Most features are intact, though users might have to endure some rough edges until the service is fully supported early next year.

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Drop's Bluetooth kitchen scale now works with iPhones

You can also use the scale to make cocktails with the addition of drink recipes.

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The Electric Jukebox: For music lovers who think Apple Music and Spotify are too expensive and too complicated

British startup has developed a music streamer that plugs into your TV (and only your TV).

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Why compatibility isn't just a computer problem anymore

When everything is connected with software and services, consumers can get boxed in by what works with what.