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Meet your next therapist: the smart home

With the right combination of emerging technology, schizophrenia treatment could be on the brink of a major shift.

Google Home welcomes 12 new partners in big smart home update

Starting today, Google's smart speaker can control a variety of new devices, including locks and sprinklers.

5 products to make your home smart today

You don't have to go installation-crazy to have an awesome smart home.

Hack your coffee maker to start brewing the moment you wake up

It's one thing to have your coffee maker on a schedule. It's something else entirely to have it turn on and brew a cup of coffee, only after you wake up and without pressing a single button.

Dysfunctional air ducts: Money wasters and safety hazards

Your air ducts could be wasting money, as well as endangering your family. Here's what you need to know.

How to find your lost phone with the Google Home

If you misplace your phone around the house, the Google Home can help you locate it.

Put your child's internet access on a schedule with Google Wifi

A recent update added the ability to schedule internet downtime with just a few taps.

How to pair your Amazon Echo with a Bluetooth Speaker

Thanks to a recent update, you can now pair the original Echo with a Bluetooth speaker for better sound.

How to set the volume for alarms and timers on Google Home

Now you can control alarm and timer volumes separately from the speaker's main volume control.

How to connect August Smart Lock to Google Home

Google Home now has support for August Smart Locks. Here's how you can use your voice to lock the front door.

Where to place home security cameras, according to the data

Better placement means better protection.

How to connect Lifx bulbs to Google Home

Among 12 new smart home integrations with Google Home is Lifx -- but don't go deleting your IFTTT applets just yet.

Smart garden buying guide

With the right gadgets, the grass doesn't always have to be greener on the other side of the fence.

Disturbing lessons of the smart home in film and TV

If you're thinking of making one, "Mr. Robot", "Her", "Black Mirror" and "The Expanse" have used their sixth senses to predict sinister twists you should look out for.

Cities count on civic hackers to get the data to the people

Volunteer civic hackers are a driving force behind smart city efforts in Louisville and elsewhere.

Get an Ecobee3 smart thermostat for $199

That's $50 off the regular price of this Alexa-compatible, sensor-enhanced HVAC control. And you might be able to score some rebates from your local utilities!

A smart home can help seniors maintain their independence

Smart home devices can help aging adults live independently and give caregivers peace of mind -- as long as you know how to start the conversation.

Being addicted to technology is not the same as being literate in it: Opinion

The truth is, we can't keep kids from being enamoured by the allure of technology. But we can make sure we're equipping them with the right skills if they're going to be glued to their devices.

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