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September 19, 2017
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August unveils HomeKit-compatible Smart Lock Pro, redesigned Smart Lock and Doorbell Cam Pro

Smart lock manufacturer August on Tuesday unveiled a new hardware lineup headlined by the revamped Smart Lock Pro, a HomeKit-compatible retrofit device that boasts all-new "DoorSense" technology that alerts users when their door is left ajar. A second, more affordable … Continue reading

September 6, 2017
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Moleskine’s new Smart Planner syncs handwritten schedules with iCloud and Google Calendar

Personally, I’m a paperless kind of guy, but if you prefer the old-fashioned look & feel of paper schedules, then Moleskine’s new Smart Planner aims to bring you the best of both worlds … more… 9to5Mac

July 16, 2017
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Review: Koogeek P1 Smart Plug an affordable way to get started with Apple’s HomeKit

We may be in a renaissance of HomeKit peripherals after iOS 11 ships, but if you’re ready to get in now, the Koogeek P1 Smart Plug is a decent starting point — but not perfect. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 26, 2017
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Samsung revamps Smart Switch website as it targets iPhone owners among others

Samsung has revamped the website for its Smart Switch app, designed to make it easy to transfer data and settings to Galaxy devices from competitor phones – including iPhones … more… 9to5Mac

June 16, 2017
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AppleInsider talks 10.5″ iPad Pro experience, iOS 11, ARKit, and the wish for a good smart TV

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk iPad Pro 10.5", which iPad offers the best value, iOS 11, augmented reality, and much more. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 10, 2017
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9to5Rewards: Koogeek Smart Socket with Apple HomeKit support [Giveaway]

This week’s 9to5Rewards partner is Koogeek, offering its Smart Socket with HomeKit support. The company has three of its Koogeek Smart Sockets (pictured above) to give away to 9to5Mac readers this week.  more… 9to5Mac

May 20, 2017
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With the possibility of Apple Watch ‘smart straps,’ which interests you most? [Poll]

The idea of a ‘smart straps’ platform for Apple Watch has been floating around for a while now. It’s something that other smartwatch makers have done and Apple itself has explored in patents. And this month there have been a … Continue reading

May 3, 2017
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Friday Labs ships crowdfunded smart lock, adds HomeKit compatibility

Two years after a successful funding round on Indiegogo, startup Friday Labs on Tuesday said it began shipping its HomeKit-enabled Friday smart lock to backers, while at the same time opening pre-orders to new customers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 7, 2017
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Comments Off on Rumor: iPad Pro Smart Connector included on ‘iPhone 8,’ to be used for AR, charging

Rumor: iPad Pro Smart Connector included on ‘iPhone 8,’ to be used for AR, charging

A new rumor, possibly recycled from 2016, claims that the Apple Smart Connector, or a variant thereof, will appear on the iPhone 8 and will be utilized for charging the device, plus potential AR and VR applications. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

March 7, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple patent uses depth maps for smart facial detection, bolsters iPhone 8 rumors

Apple patent uses depth maps for smart facial detection, bolsters iPhone 8 rumors

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent covering the detection of human faces in digital video feeds by leveraging depth map information, technology that could be a building block of a face-based bio-recognition system rumored to debut with this year’s … Continue reading

February 15, 2017
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Comments Off on Pioneer announces new Rayz line of ‘smart’ Lightning headphones with built-in Lightning port, more

Pioneer announces new Rayz line of ‘smart’ Lightning headphones with built-in Lightning port, more

Popular audio accessory company Pioneer today announced a new line of Lightning earbuds that the company says offers an experience not possible with traditional 3.5mm headphones. The “Rayz” series includes two pairs of earbuds, the Rayz and the Rayz Plus and will … Continue reading

January 5, 2017
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New light strips from Qube aim to bring smart home features at an affordable price

Smart home lighting solutions have been a big trend over recent years, and that’s certainly continuing this year at CES in Las Vegas. We’ve already seen a handful of new smart home products and now Qube is announcing new Smart … Continue reading

November 1, 2016
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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 21? Retina 4K iMac $1,290, Ultra-thin iPhone 7 Case $17, LG 55? Curved Smart TV $1,000, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Apple’s gorgeous 21-inch Retina 4K iMac 3.1GHz/8GB/1TB is … Continue reading

October 3, 2016
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Giveaway: Enter to win an iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case valued at $99

To celebrate the launch of the iPhone 7, AppleInsider is giving readers the chance to win an iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case valued at $ 99. Two lucky winners will each receive the case, which extends talk time to up … Continue reading