From Engadget RSS Feed: Google’s Assistant will help ‘sync’ your smart home devices

Smart homes can be tricky to manage, especially if you’ve invested in a bunch of different brands. If you have a Google Home, good news: You can now use the Google Assistant to clean up and “sync” any misbehaving devices. Let’s say you have some Phil…

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From Gizmodo: This One-Day Dyson Deal Includes Seven Hose Tools For Every Cleaning Situation

Dyson vacuums dominated the nominations in our Kinja Co-Op for best vacuum, but they can be prohibitively expensive. Today though, refurbs of the popular Dyson Ball Animal Complete are down to $262 on Amazon, one of the best prices we’ve seen.Read mo…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Google re-enables touch controls for audio playback on the Home Mini

There’s an update on the way for those of you with a Home Mini speaker. Google is rolling out a new feature that lets you use the sides of the device to play or pause whatever you’re listening to, be it music, news or if you want to end a call you’re…

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From Gizmodo: Get Started With Philips Hue For $60 Off

There were a ton of Philips Hue lighting deals over Black Friday, but if you didn’t pull the trigger then, the complete starter kit is back down to $140, which is $60 less than usual, and within $5 of an all-time low. This kit now includes four color…

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From TechCrunch: Apple issues fix for HomeKit vulnerability impacting smart locks and other devices

 Apple says it’s issued a fix for an iOS security flaw that left key connect home hardware open to unauthorized third-party access. The bug, which was initially spotted by 9to5Mac, reportedly made it possible for an outside party to access t…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: iOS HomeKit bug exposed smart locks to unauthorized access

Apple has another security issue to deal with. As 9to5Mac reports today, Apple’s HomeKit framework has a vulnerability that allows unauthorized access to connected smart devices like locks and garage door openers. Apple has already put in a server-si…

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From Gizmodo: If You Have a Chase Card, You Should Really Spend $20 at eBags Right Now

Similar to the special Walmart and Best Buy Chase Pay promotions we shared a few weeks ago, you can now get 2,000 Chase points (worth $20 in cash back at a bare minimum) when you spend $20 at eBags and use Chase Pay to check out. Terms and conditions h…

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From TechCrunch: Leesa mattresses are now in Pottery Barn

 You can now find Leesa mattresses, one of the many mattress-in-a-box startups, at Pottery Barn online.
Pottery Barn parent company Williams-Sonoma announced the partnership today, saying in a press release, “Starting today, Pottery Barn cus…

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From TechCrunch: Sonos and Ikea are collaborating on sound products for the home

 Sonos and Ikea just announced a new collaboration to “create future home sound experiences”. The companies say they want to make it easier to play music anywhere in the home – which makes sense, since Sonos’ main benefit i…

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