Smart Tech Today

Mar 25th 2021

Smart Tech Today 71

Understanding Thread with Eve's Tim Böth

Thread & CHIP, Works With Alexa, Shortcuts outage
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Guests: Tim Böth
Category: News

On this episode of Smart Tech Today with Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli:

  • Discover your Thread Network
  • HomeKit Over Thread With HomePod mini and Eve
  • Project Connected Home over IP
  • Introducing New Works with Alexa (WWA) Badge and Requirements
  • The new Connected Vehicle Skills API makes it faster and easier to create delightful connected vehicle voice experiences for your customers
  • Nuke your Alexa smart home to get rid of 'ghost' devices
  • Recently created Shortcuts links are currently broken
  • The HomePod Mini Has a Secret Sensor, but Apple's Smart Home Future Is Still Meh
  • Apple Adds FaceTime Framework to Apple TV/HomePod Amid Speaker With Screen Rumors
  • Automatic live captions come to Chrome on Mac for videos, podcasts, and more - 9to5Mac
  • Review: Aqara's Vibration Sensor has some good HomeKit vibes
  • Sonos Architectural Review: The surprises of pro-installation
  • 4 easy smart home routines for beginners

Picks of the week

  • Matthew: Pause for Mac
  • Mikah: Nanoleaf Essentials A19 Bulb

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