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The Raspberry Pi 5: The Upgrade We've All Been Eagerly Anticipating

Sep 28, 2023

Today, the single-board computer game changes as the Raspberry Pi Foundation announces the newest member of the Pi family: the Raspberry Pi 5.

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Beyond the Ring: Explore the Advanced World of Aqara G4 Video Doorbell

Mar 30, 2023

Explore the Aqara Smart Video Doorbell G4's innovative features, including facial recognition, privacy options, and flexible power solutions.

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Introducing the Wyze Cam OG: A Practical Solution for Diverse Home Security Needs

Mar 29, 2023

Discover Wyze Cam OG's two new models: the floodlight-equipped version & the telephoto lens variant. Affordable, versatile home security solutions.

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Nanoleaf's first Matter-over-Thread light bulbs have arrived

Mar 29, 2023

Discover Nanoleaf Essentials Matter lights—affordable, seamless smart home lighting solutions that harmonize Matter, Thread, and your intelligent abode.

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Inside IKEA's VINDSTYRKA: Advanced Air Quality Monitoring for Smart Homes

Mar 23, 2023

Explore IKEA's VINDSTYRKA: a potent air quality monitor with Sensirion SEN54 sensor, versatile connectivity, and potential hidden features.

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A Matter of principle: Belkin's U-turn leaves Wemo users in the dark

Mar 23, 2023

Belkin Wemo plans to abandon the implementation of the Matter protocol for their devices, leaving those who hoped for local control in the lurch.

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Experience Blazing-Fast Internet Speeds with Wyze Mesh Routers

Feb 23, 2023

Experience reliable, lightning-fast Wi-Fi with Wyze's Mesh Routers, powered by Qualcomm technology and advanced security software.

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TP-Link Tapo Enters the Robot Vacuum Cleaner Game With Two Affordable Options

Feb 16, 2023

This article will compare the specifications of the Tapo RV10 Lite, RV10, and RV30.

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The Unraveling of Mycroft AI: Lessons from Its Struggle

Feb 16, 2023

Mycroft AI is in a fight for survival. The open-source voice assistant failed to thrive due to hardware challenges and a costly patent infringement lawsuit.

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IKEA introduces its smart indoor air quality sensor

Feb 15, 2023

The VINDSTYRKA smart indoor air quality sensor by IKEA is a revolutionary device that helps you improve the air quality in your home.

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