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You'll soon be able to control IKEA's affordable smart lights with Assistant, Alexa, and Siri

IKEA's line of smart lights are already affordable, but now they will work with Google Home and Assistant, Amazon Alexa-powered devices, and Apple's HomeKit.

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Amazon's Echo speaker is $80 cheaper right now when you buy two

If you buy two Amazon Echo smart speakers from either Amazon or Best Buy, you can snag a $80 discount.

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Linksys jumps into the cable modem market and announces the all-new mid-range EA9300 Wi-Fi router

Mesh routers are the hot new thing, but the latest conventional routers are delivering some supremely powerful features.

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The ShapeScale 3D body scanner shows exactly where you're gaining and losing weight

ShapeScale creates a photorealistic avatar of your body down to a millimeter of accuracy, providing a wealth of information for body builders, fitness freaks, and people who just want to lose weight.

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Meet Hive, an all-new DIY smart home subscription service from the U.K.

The Brits want a piece of the U.S. smart home market, and they’re investing nearly $650 million to get it.

on techhive.com

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Apple quietly acquires Beddit’s sleep-tracking monitor and iOS app

Beddit uses a $150 sleep monitor to track your sleeping patterns, down to how much you snore.

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Amazon's Echo Show marries Alexa's smarts with a touchscreen

The rumors were true, and it looks like the Echo Show will keep Amazon a step ahead of rival smart speakers.

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Fender's Tone app replaces all your guitar's stomp boxes and pedals

Connect the Tone app to one of three Mustang GT digital guitar amps, and you'll have 1,000-plus effects at your fingertips.

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Ecobee's popular smart thermostat is on sale for $187 right now

Amazon's increased discount on the Ecobee3 makes it even cheaper to own a smart thermostat.

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Anker's insanely popular SoundCore Bluetooth speaker is just $29 right now

This well-regarded Bluetooth speaker is currently available for an even better price than usual.

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The cord-cutter's guide to watching the NBA playoffs

How to watch all the hardwood heroics without paying for a cable subscription.

on techhive.com

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Logitech Pop programmable buttons get HomeKit support

Now you can control your HomeKit devices with a physical, programmable button, instead of having to rely on an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch.

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The Pico Model C is the beer-brewing appliance for price-conscious beginners

At just $279 for early Kickstarter backers, the Model C is practically an impulse buy. This Picobrew machine also makes sanitization even easier, and is supported by iOS and Android apps.

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Newegg's dropped $20 off the third-generation Nest thermostat

The Nest thermostat is available for $230 at Newegg until Monday.

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Apple and Amazon take fight from smart home to hotel room

Siri vs. Alexa: Which voice-activated assistant is a better hotel concierge?