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How Tuesday’s Massive Outage Put the Smart Home Back in the Dark Ages

Mid-morning this Tuesday, December 7, users started noticing that their smart home devices were dropping off like flies. Security cameras wouldn’t connect, Netflix wouldn’t stream, Roombas refused to run and Alexa couldn’t play music (which impacted me personally while working from home and watching my one year old, who couldn’t listen to Toddler Time. Disaster.) Connected Design’s newsletter host also…

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