Smart Tech Today

Apr 22nd 2021

Smart Tech Today 75

Project CHIP Nears

Connected Home over IP, AirTag(s), upcycling old Galaxy phones
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Category: News

Connected Home over IP, AirTag(s), upcycling old Galaxy phones

  • Setting Up a Smart Home May Soon Be Less Annoying
  •  Amazon, Apple, and Google’s smart home partnership is close
  •  Project CHIP embraces a timeline and the blockchain
  •  AirTags Are the Perfectly Boring, Functional Future of AR
  •  New Apple TV 4K Supports WiFi 6, Thread, and HDMI 2.1
  • Everything Google TV does that Apple says 'smart TVs don't'
  •  How to pick the right smart display for you
  •  Google Assistant Snapshot cards can be pinned to 'Favorites'
  •  Google revamps Wear OS Play Store page
  •  More renders leak as the Google Pixel Watch is reportedly launching in October
  •  Google Meet finally zooms in and lets you add video backgrounds
  •  Netatmo HomeKit Secure Video support for Outdoor Cameras
  •  Eve Releases First Thread-Enabled Smart Light Switch
  •  Belkin's new Wemo remote puts HomeKit at your fingertips

Setting up Homebridge on a Synology NAS:

  • How to setup Homebridge & Docker on a Synology NAS
  • Set up Homebridge on Synology NAS without Docker

Picks of the week

  •  Matthew: Samsung's New Upcycling Program Allows You To Turn an Old Galaxy Phone Into a New IoT Device
  •  Mikah: Twelve South HoverBar Duo

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