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With Nest, Google homes in on smart-home blueprint

Commentary: Nest Labs' purchase of Dropcam may signal a future in which parent Google tries to balance licensing technology for and participating in the smart-home market.

By 23 June 2014

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Insteon's smart home tech now supports Cortana-based voice input

The updated Insteon app for Windows Phone 8.1 includes a variety of voice controls.

By 26 September 2014

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Meet Orbnext, the chameleon of the smart home (pictures)

This color-changing cube has Wi-Fi and IFTTT powered smarts built right in.

10 Images By 25 September 2014

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Leave your smartphone behind with the Wink Relay smart home control switch

The Wink Relay smartphone hub replaces a light switch and lets you control all your Wink-compatible devices from a simple console.

By 23 September 2014

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Amazon's secret lab is working on smart-home devices -- report

Amazon's Lab126 will boost staff by 27 percent over the next five years as it tests smart-home gadgets, reports Reuters.

By 25 September 2014

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The smart home gets weird (pictures)

With the connected home beginning to boom, we've seen all sorts of gadgets and gizmos this year. Here are ten that seemed to come straight out of left field.

11 Images By 19 September 2014

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Belkin's WeMo LEDs light up the smart home

These connected bulbs impressed us -- how do they stack up against Philips?

By 19 September 2014

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New Logitech Harmony remotes, apps control smart home devices too (hands-on)

In addition to commanding your home theater, Logitech's updated Harmony Ultimate Home and Home Control remotes can now interface with lots of connected-home devices thanks to a slick software overhaul.

By 17 September 2014

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Does iOS 8 make sense as a smart home platform?

Apple's new iOS is built to control the connected home. How does it stack up against other would-be smart home platforms?

By 10 September 2014

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The slick smart-home tech of IFA 2014 (pictures)

Smart-home technology made its presence felt in a big way at IFA 2014 in Berlin. Here are some standout highlights we saw that demonstrate impressive connected-home skills.

12 Images By 5 September 2014