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[Update: It's official] Wyze starting to bring Google Assistant integration to its latest cameras

Smart home appliance maker Wyze is packing in all the functionality it can into the security cameras it charges well under $50 for. Its AI-powered vehicle and person recognition technology has been coming along. Now, the Wyze Cam v2 and Wyze Cam Pan are set to gain Google Assistant integration in the coming days.

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Start setting up your smart home with 26% off Nest Hub, Hello Doorbell, and Google Home Mini bundle, now for $280

If you're thinking of making your home smarter or even improving your game to replace your smart speaker with an intelligent display, you're in luck, as this deal lets you get a nice bundle for $98 less than the regular MSRP. For this price, you'll get a Nest Hub smart display, a Hello doorbell, and a Google Home Mini speaker, which work seamlessly together to make your life easier.

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The Eufy Lumos Wi-Fi smart bulb is only $12 on Amazon (25% off)

Connected bulbs are an essential part of a smart home infrastructure, but it's not always easy to know which one to buy. Some have to connect to a proprietary or Zigbee controller, which in turns communicates with your router. Although this tends — or rather, used to — make the bulbs cheaper, it means you have to stick to this particular architecture and to already own the hub. Otherwise, you can turn to Wi-Fi smart bulbs, which connect directly to your router and don't need any intermediary to do so. Although these could be more expensive than the previously mentioned bulbs, their price is now significantly more affordable than what it used to be.

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The Arlo Pro 2 four-camera kit is on sale for $600 ($200 off) on Amazon

We recently shared a deal that let you save up to $280 on first-generation Arlo Pro cameras. Although the discount was interesting, the product was only capable of 720p video recording, which is a little outdated nowadays. If you passed and waited for an offer on security cameras with crisper image quality, you're in luck, as the second-gen Arlo Pros are currently discounted on Amazon, with a four-pack selling for $600 instead of $800. In case you rushed on last week's deal and are now regretting your purchase, let me ask: Is it too late now to say sorry?

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Multiple Nest devices are steeply discounted on the Google Store today

Google is in the process of folding Nest into its hardware group, and that includes rebranding several "Google" devices as "Nest." Some of the traditional Nest smart home products are on sale on the Google Store today—not any of the fancy smart displays. You can, however, get solid discounts on Nest Secure, thermostats, and more.

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Wyze working on person- and vehicle-detection AI for its cameras, beta available now

Smart appliance manufacturer Wyze makes very affordable security cameras that do the basics just fine, but have lacked the features bigger names have been promoting on similar products with bigger price tags. But that may be about to change as the company is testing out AI-powered vehicle and people recognition for the Wyze Cam v2 and Wyze Cam Pan.

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Wyze's upcoming smart light bulb is Assistant-compatible and only $8, pre-orders open now

Wyze has just revealed its latest smart home gadget, and this time it's a light bulb. The new Wyze Bulb is LED-based, works over Wi-Fi, doesn't need a hub, spits up to 800 lumens, and has both a tunable white point and adjustable brightness. While Wyze has opened early access pre-orders today, they don't ship until June. The official launch is nebulously set for "later this year." Prices will run $30 for four, or $8 for one.

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[Update: Get four for $350] Secure your home with a three-camera Arlo Pro pack for just $300 ($280 off)

At the age of 4K screens and videos, 720p cameras almost seem outdated. Despite a lower image quality, they're still perfectly capable and way better than old-school CCTV systems. However, as new products with sharper pictures come out, the price of first-gen Arlo Pro cameras keeps dropping and has hit one of the lowest it's ever been, with a three-pack selling for $300, instead the $580 MSRP.

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Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller at all-time low of $104 ($46 off) on Amazon

In the market for a big improvement to your garden irrigation system? There are plenty of options out there, but if you're looking for a great deal on one, Rachio's 2nd-generation Smart Sprinkler Controller is on sale at Amazon right now with the 8-zone version at its lowest recorded price. And heck, the 16-zone version ain't looking too shabby at this point, either.

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[Update: New clocks, too] Assistant smart displays get new 'Routines' button

Assistant-powered smart displays have all the voice access features you get with the Assistant speakers, but sometimes it's easier to press a button. There's a new button on Assistant smart displays today, offering quick access to your routines. If you have a smart display, the button is probably already waiting for you.

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