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It may sound counterintuitive that smart home devices could save you money. People associate smart devices with high expenses and, though it is true that many popular smart devices will initially cost more than a “dumb” alternative, the money you can save in utility bills can offset that cost in a matter of months. 

As of August, the price for utility gas had risen by 25% in the US compared with the year prior, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. And with electricity costs being up by 14% in the same time, inflation, and the prospect of a recession, not to mention increasing grocery costs, people are feeling the pressure.

There are small ch…….

d3sign/Getty Images

It may sound counterintuitive that smart home devices could save you money. People associate smart devices with high expenses and, though it is true that many popular smart devices will initially cost more than a “dumb” alternative, the money you can save in utility bills can offset that cost in a matter of months. 

As of August, the price for utility gas had risen by 25% in the US compared with the year prior, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. And with electricity costs being up by 14% in the same time, inflation, and the prospect of a recession, not to mention increasing grocery costs, people are feeling the pressure.

There are small ch…….

d3sign/Getty Images

It may sound counterintuitive that smart home devices could save you money. People associate smart devices with high expenses and, though it is true that many popular smart devices will initially cost more than a “dumb” alternative, the money you can save in utility bills can offset that cost in a matter of months. 

As of August, the price for utility gas had risen by 25% in the US compared with the year prior, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. And with electricity costs being up by 14% in the same time, inflation, and the prospect of a recession, not to mention increasing grocery costs, people are feeling the pressure.

There are small ch…….

d3sign/Getty Images

It may sound counterintuitive that smart home devices could save you money. People associate smart devices with high expenses and, though it is true that many popular smart devices will initially cost more than a “dumb” alternative, the money you can save in utility bills can offset that cost in a matter of months. 

As of August, the price for utility gas had risen by 25% in the US compared with the year prior, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. And with electricity costs being up by 14% in the same time, inflation, and the prospect of a recession, not to mention increasing grocery costs, people are feeling the pressure.

There are small ch…….

d3sign/Getty Images

It may sound counterintuitive that smart home devices could save you money. People associate smart devices with high expenses and, though it is true that many popular smart devices will initially cost more than a “dumb” alternative, the money you can save in utility bills can offset that cost in a matter of months. 

As of August, the price for utility gas had risen by 25% in the US compared with the year prior, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. And with electricity costs being up by 14% in the same time, inflation, and the prospect of a recession, not to mention increasing grocery costs, people are feeling the pressure.

There are small ch…….

Amazon

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The Echo Studio High-Fidelity Smart Speaker is the flagship of Amazon’s Echo lineup. It’s designed first and foremost as a powerful, standalone speaker that delivers rich, immersive sound with an impressive 330W of peak output via five separate built-in speakers. With auto-sensing acoustics, the Studio adapts automatically to the layout and needs of any room to maximize audio quality.

The Echo Studio is compatible with all major music streaming services, including Amazon Music, Apple Music, Pandora, Spotify, Tidal, and more. Plus, it offers all of the same smart home connected features as Amazon’s Echo, including seamless Alexa compa…….

We’ve already written about the convenience of Yale’s smart locks. But now after five years on the market, Yale is updating its flagship product with a brand new design, a wider range of connectivity options and even more styles to suit your home.

Priced between $160 to $260, the new Assure Lock 2 will be available in four main variations: two touchscreen models (both with and without a key cylinder) and two keypad models (one keyed and one key-free). By default all models with include Bluetooth connectivity, though you can also upgrade to a version with built-in WiFi. But perhaps most importantly, because users will be able to buy and install add-on modules that enable additional …….

About 10 years ago, the idea of a “smart home” appeared in Vietnam through the provision of small appliances for smart houses. It was not until 2015 when the local corporation BKAV began providing smarthome solutions that the market picked up.

After BKAV, many Vietnamese enterprises entered the market, such as Appota, Lumi Smarthome, Acis, Rang Dong, Dien Quang, Viet Tiep.

Some of them switched from providing traditional products and services integrated with technology application to smarthome solutions. Others developed their own smarthome system, and then became traders in this segment.

For example, Vingroup’s Vsmart Smarthome solution was initially developed f…….

Tineco will participate in IFA for the first time, showcasing a next-generation wet/dry vacuum, a spot cleaner with hands-free Spot Mode, and a toaster with a touch-screen

BERLIN, Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tineco, the leading provider of floor care and smart home devices, will introduce three new smart home appliances at the 62nd International Consumer Electronics Fair (IFA): the CARPET ONE Spot upholstery cleaner, the FLOOR ONE S7 PRO wet / dry vacuum cleaner, and the TOASTY ONE smart toaster. Tineco will showcase these and other products at IFA in Hall 7.1A, Stand 107.

TOASTY ONE: A dual-slot smart toaster with touch screen that can …….

Home Depot has been selling smart products for many years, but the home improvement retailer launched a smart home ecosystem called Hubspace. The platform and its app can be used to control a variety of smart home products from the retailer’s own brands, including Hampton Bay, EcoSmart, Defiant and more, and many Hubspace-compatible products are more budget-friendly than similar items from other brands.

There’s no shortage of smart home ecosystems out there today, so we wanted to see how Hubspace compares to some of the more well-known smart brands. Using two Hubspace-compatible products—the Defiant Smart Plug and the Hampton Bay Smart LED String Lights—…….