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How iPad will act as a Home Hub in iOS 16 and more on HomeKit Insider

HomeKit Insider

Apple clarifies the iPad's ability to act as a HomeKit Home Hub with iPadOS 16, Belkin announces a new MagSafe charger, and more on this week's episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast

After a footnote on Apple's site left some people believing iPad will soon cease to work as a Home Hub, the company has tried to reassure everyone. As it turns out, the iPad will continue to act as a Home Hub if you want — but it won't get certain performance improvements going forward.

This week Belkin also released a new version of its popular 3-in-1 MagSafe charger. It now features a fast charging Apple Watch module within the now familiar and popular design.

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