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How to program a voice-activated sunsetfor your speaker. Click "connect" in each one and follow the instructions to br
CNET / Posted 14 days ago
for your speaker. Click "connect" in each one and follow the instructions to bring IFTTT into the fold. Screenshot by Ry Crist/CNET Step three: Fine-tune your trigger command IFTTT is short for "if this, then that," and that's the basic... Read more
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30 Alexa tips and tricks for beginnersit as personable as possible. Evidence of this is in Alexa's extensive (and rap
CNET / Posted 16 days ago
it as personable as possible. Evidence of this is in Alexa's extensive (and rapidly growing) library of Easter eggs. CNET's Ry Crist explored the world of Easter eggs on Alexa, but dozens -- if not hundreds -- more have been added since it was... Read more
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No dimmer switch? No problem! This LED can dim on its own" data-image-credit="Ry Crist/CNET" data-image-alt-text="unnamed" data-image-fi
CNET / Posted 18 days ago
" data-image-credit="Ry Crist/CNET" data-image-alt-text="unnamed" data-image-filename="unnamed.jpg" data-image-date-created="2017/11/27" data-image-width="1069" data-image-height="1069" data-image-do-not-crop="false" data-image-do-not-resize="false"... Read more
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Lifx Color 1000 BR30 review: This color-changing floodlight is a cloud-connected splurgeImage The "Turn on lights" IFTTT actions for Philips Hue and Lifx LEDs: the Li
CNET / Posted 22 days ago
Image The "Turn on lights" IFTTT actions for Philips Hue and Lifx LEDs: the Lifx controls go a lot deeper. Screenshots by Ry Crist/CNET The smarts are on point, as well. The integration with Amazon's Alexa is particularly strong (I know because I... Read more
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Beddi Smart Alarm Clock review: This connected alarm clock is a smart-home mastermindoptions: Enlarge Image You can sync Beddi with a variety of popular smart hom
CNET / Posted 22 days ago
options: Enlarge Image You can sync Beddi with a variety of popular smart home gadgets and platforms. Screenshots by Ry Crist/CNET You can also assign functions to a long press or a double press of each button, giving you a total of nine... Read more
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Big Ass Solutions debuts a less-expensive smart fan at CESseparately for $125. Enlarge Image The Haiku Wall Control device has four but
CNET / Posted 22 days ago
separately for $125. Enlarge Image The Haiku Wall Control device has four buttons, and is about the size of a doorbell. Ry Crist/CNET That smarts-sold-separately approach means that you'll need to spend a total of $575 in order to enjoy the... Read more
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This Samsung French door fridge is one of the nicest we've tested(red) from 42 degrees to 29 degrees. It made the switch in under three hours wi
CNET / Posted 30 days ago
(red) from 42 degrees to 29 degrees. It made the switch in under three hours without affecting the rest of the fridge. Ry Crist/CNET That overall performance was strong, too. With the exception of the FlexZone drawer, which I intentionally... Read more
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iHome's Alexa alarm clock is clunky and overpricedthe bottom of the clock as wake-up lights, or set them to change colors in rhyt
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
the bottom of the clock as wake-up lights, or set them to change colors in rhythm with whatever music you're listening to. Ry Crist/CNET The iAVS16's build is a bit bulky as far as alarm clocks go, especially considering that it doesn't include a... Read more
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Lifx Mini review: Still a great color-changing smart bulb (and still too expensive)Image In addition to the classic color wheel, you can now program "Day & Dusk"
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
Image In addition to the classic color wheel, you can now program "Day & Dusk" natural lighting changes. Screenshots by Ry Crist/CNET App upgrades I've been using a couple of Lifx bulbs in my own home for a couple of years now, and I've always... Read more

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