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Samsung’s new Smart Monitor M8 is $100 off for the first time

Samsung added to its Smart Monitor lineup a few months ago with the introduction of the M8, and now you can pick up that display for less for the first time. Both Amazon and Samsung have the Smart Monitor M8 in white for $ 100 less than usual, bringing it down to $ 600. You won't find any other color options at Amazon, but Samsung has the green, pink and blue versions as well. While those models are also $ 100 off, they start off more expensive at $ 730, so you can pick up any of them for $ 630.

Buy Smart Monitor M8 at Amazon – $ 600Buy Smart Monitor M8 at Samsung – $ 600

These Smart Monitors are designed for those that want an all-in-one display that can do a lot of things, even without a connected PC. The M8 is essentially a 32-inch, WiFi-capable smart TV and a monitor in one, allowing you to connect your PC or laptop to use it as an external display or use it on its own with the included remote control. You have access to streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and others, and you won't have to connect external speakers since the M8 delivers audio via built-in, dual 5W speakers.

The M8 can also control SmartThings-compatible IoT devices thanks to its built-in home hub. That means you can use the remote control, or Alexa or Bixby voice commands, to turn off smart lights, adjust smart thermostats and more as long as those devices work with the SmartThings platform.

As for specs, the Smart Monitor M8 has a UHD resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 and supports HDR 10+ and refresh rates up to 60Hz. It also comes with a magnetic SlimFit Cam that you can attach to the top of the monitor whenever you need to hop on a Zoom call for work or video chat with friends. We appreciate the M8's slim, 11.4mm thick design and its height-adjustable stand, plus its support for AirPlay 2 and Bluetooth 4.2. While you don't need to drop $ 600 on a 32-inch monitor, the Smart Monitor M8 is a good option for those with limited space who want a TV and an external display in one, or those who just want a monitor with a bit more versatility than your standard screen.

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[Review] Upgrade your game night with these smart GoDice

Sometimes cramming smart features into a regular old object can be a little excessive. But when we reviewed the GoCube, a smart-enabled Rubik’s cube, we actually found that some of those extra features actually make the overall gadget a cool spin on a classic toy. Today we’re trying out something similar in the GoDice, a […]

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Automatic Smart tag tracker detection in works for Android

Google is expected to bring an automatic smart tag detection feature to Android.
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Razer Anzu smart glasses deal knocks $140 off the price tag

You might want to try the Razer Anzu smart glasses with Best Buy’s $ 140 discount, which makes them affordable at $ 60, less than half the original price of $ 200.
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How Citizen’s CZ Smart almost got hybrid smartwatches right

The CZ Smart Hybrid is Citizen’s second attempt at a smartwatch, and it has nailed the style, comfort, and technology. However, it has misjudged the price.
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The Google Stadia app is finally rolling out to selected LG Smart TVs

It’s almost eleven months since LG announced that its smart TV’s would gain access to Google’s Stadia but the day has finally come. Those with LG Smart TVs running WebOS 5.0 and 6.0 are now able to install the Stadia app on their televisions and gain access to AAA gaming titles without needing to buy […]

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The best smart pens for 2021

Smart pens tend to be a niche item for students and certain professionals with extensive notetaking tasks. If you need a smart pen, we have some suggestions.
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The best smart notebooks for 2021

Part digital, part analog, put pen to paper with smart notebooks that save your writing and doodlings to the cloud. Here are a few of the best available now.
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What is Android TV? Google’s smart TV platform fully explained

Android TV may not have as many users as Apple TV or Roku, but that’s changing fast. What can it do, and how can you get it? Here’s everything you need to know.
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Here are the Word and Puzzle games you can play on your Smart Display

It’s the holiday season and that usually means that me-time is at a premium thanks to the kids being home, the in-laws visiting, and Bob from across the street gate-crashing festivities. If you find yourself with five minutes alone and near a smart display with the Google Assistant baked-in, you’ll be happy to know that […]

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[Deal] Save 20% on Yeelight’s dimmable Smart WiFi LED Light Strip

There’s nothing like a light strip to accentuate your new television or perhaps shed some light on the stairway without blinding you in the process. Yeelight’s 6.5ft Smart WiFi LED Light Strip brings multi-color control and integrated Chroma RGB support, is extendable up to 33ft, and works with Google Assistant, Alexa, and Homekit with no […]

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[Deal] Save at least 50% on Lenovo’s Smart Clock and Smart Clock Essential

If you are looking for a smart clock for your bedside table or the office desk, you can’t go far wrong than buying the Smart Clock or Smart Clock Essential from Lenovo. Both come with the Google Assistant built-in and are now discounted by a minimum of 50% at Best Buy. Don’t forget to check […]

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Lenovo’s Google-powered Smart Clock drops to $39 at Walmart

If you’re waiting for Amazon Prime Day to kick off tomorrow, you may want to take advantage of the deals that other retailers already have going on. Walmart has already kicked off its own “anti-Prime Day” savings event and with it comes the best pric…
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Lenovo Smart Clock Essential review: Mostly clock with a dash of smart

Sometimes you see a product that gets announced or released and it leaves you scratching your head over whether or not it should actually exist. I’ll admit that was my original reaction to Lenovo’s original Smart Clock, which mixed a Google Assistant speaker into a bedside clock. It earned a lot of weird points, but […]

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The Morning After: We reviewed Google’s new Nest Audio smart speaker

It’s finally time for Apple to unveil this year’s new iPhones. Invitations have gone out for the “Hi, Speed” event on Tuesday, October 13th at 1PM ET where we expect to see Apple introduce its first new devices with 5G and the A14 Bionic chipset. Ch…
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Blurams AI-Powered Smart Video Doorbell brings facial recognition, 2-way audio, and 1080p video to your front door

First announced during CES 2020, Blurams Smart Video Doorbell with AI facial recognition, free cloud storage*, two-way audio, and real-time notifications, is about to go live on Indigogo. Projected to launch with an RRP of $ 149, the Smart Video Doorbell is available for $ 99 on Indigogo. Thanks to the built-in AI technology, the Smart Video […]

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Turn your Amazon Echo Flex Mini Speaker into a Smart Clock for only $15/£15

If you’ve got an Echo Flex Plug-in mini speaker with Alexa built-in, you can make it even smarter with the Smart Clock accessory that turns it into, you guessed it, a smart clock that lets you set timers. The all-new Smart Clock accessory costs $ 15/£15 from Amazon, and simply plugs into the USB slot on […]

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Amazon now offers a smart clock add-on for the Echo Flex

Amazon’s Echo Flex plug-in smart speaker should now be much more useful in the kitchen. The Verge reports that Amazon has unveiled an official, Third Reality-made Smart Clock add-on for the Flex that brings connected timekeeping to the Alexa device….
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[Deal] Grab Amazon’s Show 5 smart display and the Blink Mini Indoor Security Camera for just $75

Amazon’s Show 5 Smart Display is on offer today with a Blink Mini indoor security camera bundled in for just $ 74.99, bringing about a $ 50 saving. The Alexa-toting smart display has an RRP of $ 89 by itself, so getting the Show 5 and the Blink Mini camera is a deal you may want to take […]

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Google says that something special is coming today – likely the Nest smart speaker

After a week that saw the new Nest smart speaker make its debut in a certification image from its Japanese certification that gave it a rather drab appearance with Google hastily sending out a press render and promo video to tech sites, it seems that today is the day that all will be revealed. Well, […]

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Get a Lenovo Smart Clock for $40 at Best Buy

Remember when you could check the time in the middle of the night without grabbing your phone and getting sucked into a vortex of work email and Twitter notifications? Lenovo has a good solution: the company’s Smart Clock is now $ 40 at Best Buy, a $ 2…
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Of all the smart speakers, what made you choose the Echo Show 5?

If you're in the market for a smart display, you have a lot of choices right now. If you need something small that works great as a bedside timekeeper, the Lenovo Smart Clock is ideal. For the kitchen, something bigger like an Echo Show 8 or Nest Hub…
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MIT’s ‘smart surface’ could improve your WiFi signal tenfold

There's a problem with stuffing wireless connections into ever-smaller devices: they can struggle to maintain a good signal when there's so little space for antennas. MIT CSAIL researchers might have a fix, though. They've developed an RFocus "smart…
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Every smart device you love will die — starting with Sonos

Every smart device you own will die — Sonos was just the start. When the company announced it would retire a slew of 10-year-old devices, like the original Play 5, the consumer backlash was swift. And you could see why people were angry: Hardcor…
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Olive Union Smart Ear hands-on: A stylish hearing device with tradeoffs

As wearable technology becomes the norm, there's still one gadget that carries a stigma: the hearing aid. You can wear wireless earbuds and no one flinches, but for some, a behind-the-ear device can still seem awkward. Invisible hearing aids are an o…
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Scrolling lyrics for Spotify starts coming to Google Smart Displays

If you own a Google Smart Display and you’re still hanging on to Google Play Music, you might have seen lyrics scroll on your screen while listening to music. That’s been a pretty limited feature so far, but considering Google isn’t keeping Play Music around long-term, it’s time to bring other music services in to […]

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Amazon announced a ton of new Echo hardware today, including an Apple HomePod competitor, smart glasses, and more

Amazon hosted a huge hardware event today, and they announced a ton of stuff. Some of these announcements are simply refreshed Echo stuff, but there are some brand new products here that integrate Alexa into your life in legitimately new and exciting ways. Let’s dig in. Amazon Echo learns some new tricks Amazon is updating […]

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[Deal] Save $30 on Lenovo’s Smart Clock that is now just $49.99 at multiple retailers

If you’ve been meaning to upgrade that ancient alarm clock next to your bed with something more modern that can make your life easier, then perhaps Lenovo’s Smart Clock with built-in Google Assistant goodness is exactly what you need. Usually priced at $ 80, the Smart Clock has dropped to just $ 49.99 and is available from […]

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[TA Deals] Stay classy with the NOWA Shaper hybrid smart watch (30% off)

Like the idea of a smartwatch, but don’t want to give up how good traditional watches look and work? You’ve got options, don’t worry. One of those options is the NOWA Shaper hybrid smart watch, a combination of smart tech and traditional watch design. Not only does it look good (and come in several different […]

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Google getting out of the tablet game was inevitable (and smart)

Yesterday afternoon, Google's hardware division made an unusually forthcoming announcement: the company will no longer build its own tablets. Instead, it will focus all its efforts on laptops. Given that Google released the Pixel Slate (its first Chr…
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When the ‘smart home’ is actually a hospital room

You've surely gotten used to seeing Alexa in basically every piece of consumer technology out there — Amazon is even putting it in microwaves. But Philadelphia-based startup EIR Healthcare has a new integration that managed to catch my eye: the comp…
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Amazon adds on to the smart home with the confusingly named Echo Show 5

Amazon is taking Microsoft’s naming approach to hardware devices, as they’ve just introduced the somewhat more privacy focused Echo Show 5. The naming comes from the device’s 5.5-inch screen, which is quite a bit smaller than the 10.1-inch display on the larger Echo Show. This nestles the Echo Show 5 right in between the Echo […]

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Someone, somewhere is getting paid to listen to your voice interactions with your smart speaker

In a bit of news that should surprise absolutely no one, there’s a chance that some of your voice interactions with your smart speaker will be reviewed by a human at some company. Whether you’re rocking an Echo Dot, Google Home Max, or some other third-party device with one of the aforementioned assistants built in, […]

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NBA smart jersey switches your player allegiances on the fly

Sports jerseys are big commitments for fans — you're betting that your favorite player won't switch teams, take a nose dive or otherwise prove embarrassing. In the future, though, you might just have to pull out your phone to change allegiances. N…
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Google Assistant Connect is Google’s answer to a smart, connected device ecosystem

Google Assistant is one of Google’s biggest focuses right now, which is pretty evident if you’ve seen how many Google Assistant compatible devices have been announced at CES this year. But to really grow and permeate every connected device around a home, Google’s going to need to tackle the smaller gadgets, too. Google Assistant Connect […]

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Sony was accidentally blocking Kodi on their smart TVs, but a fix is coming

Now that the CES fun is out of the way, it’s time to get back to the regular news, like major manufacturers screwing up simple things. That’s what we’re all here for, right? Anyway, turns out Sony has been blocking Kodi from being installed on their recent smart TVs running Android TV, and while it’s […]

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US Secret Service is probing how crooks use smart credit cards for fraud

Credit card thieves have been taking advantage of smart card technologies to avoid getting caught, according to Krebs on Security. The US Secret Service offices in New York and St. Louis have apparently been working on a criminal investigation involv…
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Samsung’s smart televisions to gain official iTunes app and AirPlay 2 support from spring

CES 2019 has barely begun and there’s already an announcement from Samsung that is so far out of left field that you may have to check that it isn’t April’s Fool’s Day. The Korean company has just issued a press release stating that an official app for Apple’s iTunes will roll out to its Tizen-powered […]

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Beijing uses face-detecting smart locks to curb public housing abuses

China's ever-growing reliance on facial recognition is spreading to public housing. Beijing is ramping up the use of face-detecting smart locks in public housing projects to bolster security for tenants (such as denying access to strangers) and crac…
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LG’s XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 Smart Display finally goes on sale for $200

What’s in a name, I hear you ask? Let’s take Google’s Home Hub as an example, ‘Home Hub’ simply rolls off the tongue like a good quality brandy. By contrast, the LG XBOOM AI ThinQ model WK9 rolls off the tongue like you are spitting out Lego bricks. In case you were wondering, the XBOOM […]

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Polk Assist smart speaker review: Sound quality above all else

Google has its own set of Google Home smart speakers, but they’ve also opened up Google Assistant to other speaker manufacturers to essentially craft their own unique, Assistant-powered speakers to compete with Google’s own lineup. The results have been a mixed bag, with some speakers offering excellent takes on the smart speaker market, while others […]

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Smart arm bracelet warns of nighttime epileptic seizures

Nighttime epileptic seizures can be genuinely dangerous. If you have therapy-resistant epilepsy or a mental condition, you may have a one-in-five chance of dying from them. Thankfully, researchers at TUe may have a viable way of detecting and respond…
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Amazon fixes security flaws allowing smart home hijacks

Some smart home device owners may have dodged a bullet. Amazon recently patched 13 security flaws in an operating system for the Internet of Things, FreeRTOS, as well as Amazon Web Services connection modules. The holes let intruders crash devices,…
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[Download] Updated Home app gets a redesign, smart controls, and household sharing

A couple of days after Google launched the new Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate, and the new Home Hub; the search giant has begun rolling out an update to its Home app that brings a new design and a focus on smart controls for smart home devices. Join us after the break for more […]

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Amazon Echo Sub and Smart Plug leak ahead of event

You might just be looking at some of the Alexa-powered devices due to show at Amazon's rumored hardware event this month. Pocket-lint has spotted listings (since pulled) for the Echo Sub wireless subwoofer (above) and Smart Plug (below), both of whi…
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JBL Link View: A Google Smart Display that puts audio centerstage

Even though Amazon was the first to come up with the smart display concept (via the Echo Show), it's Google that transformed it into a whole new consumer category. Much of this is due to Google's hardware strategy: It partners with different manu…
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Sonos IFTTT recipes let your smart home control your music

Last month, Sonos promised to open up its API to third-party companies, and it's off to a great start by partnering with IFTTT. IFTTT lets you automate smart home devices like door locks, thermostats and lights, which opens up some interesting possib…
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Samsung is offering a major Galaxy S9 smart home bundle for Amazon Prime Day

If you needed a good promotion to finally jump the Galaxy S9, Samsung is bringing something huge. Exclusively for Amazon Prime Day, if you purchase a Galaxy S9 through Amazon today you’ll get a bundle worth over $ 400, including some smart home monitoring stuff and some Echo devices. Dollar for dollar, this is easily the […]

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Cori HD Smart Home Security Camera review: Peace of mind on a budget

Home security cameras have come a long way in the last several years, seamlessly allowing homeowners, businesses, etc. to watch live streams of living rooms, warehouses, offices and more from anywhere in the world, right on their smartphones. A comprehensive setup used to cost hundreds of dollars, but Momentum offers a pair of their new […]

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[Sponsored] BESTEK’s Smart Plug is a new, affordable way to automate your home

Automating your house and buying smart electronics can be a headache at times, and honestly, it can get pretty expensive. BESTEK wants to make that experience a little bit better, though. Their newly announced Smart Plug is a WiFi-enabled smart outlet that’s simple to use, and best of all, isn’t ridiculously expensive. The Smart Plug […]

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