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Google Home Syncs Your Smart Home Gadgets With One Phrase

Google Home Syncs Your Smart Home Gadgets With One Phrase

Smart devices are becoming more and more ubiquitous. Whether you’re the owner of a smart lightbulb, smart outlet, security camera, or all of the above, managing your devices can get tricky, especially if you’re amassing a collection. If you’re using a Google voice assistant, though, they’re making it easy to…

Tell Your Roomba To Stop Sharing A Map Of Your Home

Tell Your Roomba To Stop Sharing A Map Of Your Home

The Roomba 900 Series offers a Clean Map Report, which maps your home as it vacuums, improving its movement and telling you how well it cleaned. But to get that map, according to customer service reps, you have to share it with Roomba’s creator iRobot. And that gives iRobot permission…