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Stay ahead of the curve with the latest updates and developments in the world of smart home technology! As a devoted Home Assistant and ESPHome enthusiast, I am committed to providing you with comprehensive coverage of everything related to smart homes and their products. From cutting-edge advancements to innovative features, my articles cover it all.

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A Samsung tablet powered by Android on a table.

Samsung's discounted Galaxy Tabs are perfect for wall-mounting

Nov 24, 2022

If wall-mounting a tablet is part of your smart home vision, then Samsung's discounts on their Tabs might just be the perfect solution.

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A contemporary living room featuring a sectional sofa adorned with various textured cushions and a cosy throw blanket. Above the sofa is a wall-mounted Nanoleaf Canvas light display, forming an ascending, step-like pattern with square panels in shades of red and white. The room is softly illuminated with natural light from a window and complemented by a pendant light with a copper finish, alongside indoor plants adding a touch of greenery.

Nanoleaf's modular lights with Thread are discounted for a limited time

Nov 23, 2022

Everything from Nanoleaf's Shapes, to Lines, and Canvas has received a hefty discount, making the otherwise pricey brand seem almost affordable.

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A rendered image of the Roborock S7 MaxV, visualizing how its cameras scan its surroundings.

Get Roborock's best robot vacuum cleaners at a steep discount

Nov 21, 2022

Roborock has discounted two of its most popular robot vacuum cleaners, including the luxurious and all-seeing S7 MaxV.

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An illustration in the ukiyo-e style of multiple lights hanging off a ceiling.

Upgrade your dumb light switches with these TP-Link Kasa deals

Nov 20, 2022

The discounted TP-Link Kasa smart dimmers and switches require no hub and integrate with Home Assistant.

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A large city with a lot of pollution.

The newly Home Assistant compatible Airthings Wave Plus gets a discount

Nov 19, 2022

The Norwegian company's multisensor can detect radon, carbon dioxide (CO2), toxins and chemicals (total VOCs), humidity, temperature, and air pressure.

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Sengled discounts its Zigbee bulbs for a limited time

Nov 18, 2022

Sengled has discounted a number of high-quality Zigbee smart bulbs for Black Friday. The bulbs integrate with Home Assistant through Zigbee2MQTT or ZHA.

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A glitching television running Chromecast with Google TV.

Upgrade Your TV Experience: Chromecast with Google TV Now More Affordable

Nov 18, 2022

Google's successor to the ever-popular Chromecast, Chromecast with Google TV, has received a steep Black Friday discount.

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Digital composite image featuring an Ender 3 S1 Pro 3D printer in the centre, printing a yellow figurine. The background is a collage of various international banknotes, suggesting the value or cost associated with 3D printing technology.

Creality's Discounted Ender 3D Printers Transform DIY Electronics

Nov 17, 2022

Creality has long been known to produce cheap, but decent, 3D printers, including the heavily discounted Ender 3 V2 Neo and Ender 3 S1 Pro.

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Amazon has early Black Friday deals on its eero mesh routers and systems

Nov 17, 2022

Amazon has discounted the eero Wi-Fi 6, 6 Plus, and 6E (which is likely faster than your wired connection) mesh routers and systems in early Black Friday deals.

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A digital render of a large radio with speakers.

Score a Sony SRS-RA3000 Wireless Speaker for Half Its Price

Nov 17, 2022

The Sony SRS-RA3000 is a wireless speaker that integrates with Home Assistant and supports Spotify Connect, Chromecast, and Bluetooth playback.

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