Review: Flo by Moen monitors your whole home’s plumbing with automatic shutoff and iPhone control
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Smart home devices can improve our lives in a variety of ways but most of them don’t have the ability to protect our abodes from thousands of dollars of damage. While a smart water shutoff device isn’t something you hear near as much about as smart lights, locks, cameras, etc. it’s an addition that can…

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tvOS, surround-sound AirPods, and more: The other big WWDC announcements
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WWDC 2020 — Here are a few interesting reveals that deserve a quick look. Samuel Axon – Jun 22, 2020 9:19 pm UTC Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook starts the WWDC 2020 keynote.Today, Apple made one of its biggest announcements in years: that Macs will begin to transition away from Intel processors. The company…

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HomeKit Weekly: Why HomeKit Secure Video matters for smart home privacy
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After I reviewed the eufyCam 2 and Netatmo cameras, I got several emails asking why I am so passionate about HomeKit Secure Video when it has had a somewhat of a buggy/slow rollout. Rather than respond to each person individually, I thought it would be better to write about why HomeKit Secure Video matters, and…

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“Like a glory hole for your hands”: Socially distanced mani trucks announced
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Web-celeb/winemaker The Fat Jew and sparkling-wine-in-a-can brand Babe have announced that they are bringing “mani trucks” to select U.S. cities. These Babe-branded trucks will provide socially-distanced manicures free of cost and are described as a “glory hole for your hands.” Pedicure trucks will come later. @thefatjewish: NOBODY IN NEW YORK CITY HAS BEEN ABLE TO…

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First impressions of Android 11 Beta on the Pixel 4 — should you install?
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After multiple Developer Preview releases, and a little bit of a delay, Google has launched the first official Android 11 Beta. This is a big milestone because in moving to a “Beta” release, Google is locking a lot of things in — there are final APIs for developers to write apps against, and a lot of…

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