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iOS 16.4 features, Sonos Era rumors, and more

HomeKit Insider

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Special guest Shane Whatley joins the Homekit Insider Podcast this week to discuss Z-Wave hubs, leaked Sonos devices, and more smart home news.

Several new Aqara devices were leaked this past week. We share what we know about the V100 smart door, Scene Panel S1 Plus, FP2 Presence Sensor, and T1 Light Strip.

We also break down the new features found in the initial iOS 16.4 beta that are relevant to Apple Home users. We saw the return of the updated HomeKit architecture and new Shortcut steps for Intercom.

The Sonos Era speakers have continued to leak, with more information trickling out ahead of a rumored launch. We now have purported images and features for the smart home speakers.

Finally, we discuss several popular Z-Wave hubs that you can add to your home to expand its functionality outside of native HomeKit devices. Z-Wave hubs allow you to use almost any Z-Wave product with your Apple Home.

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