New Sony smart TVs, Roborock's latest vacuum, & a unique humidifier
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On this week's episode of the Homekit Insider podcast, your hosts tackle the new Sony smart TVs, talk about a unique humidifier, and preview an exceptional smart home vacuum.
There was Apple Home news aplenty this week, headlined by Sony's official 2023 TV lineup. The Japanese company opted not to reveal any televisions at CES this year but has instead delayed them by a few months.
Now we are getting our first look at the new sets with eye-popping specs like 8K, OLED, high refresh rates, and Apple-specific features like HomeKit and AirPlay.
We also discussed the new Netatmo Matter-enabled contact sensor, the Hubitat C8 update, the WiiM AirPlay receiver, and Aqara's F2 presence sensor on this week's podcast.
Outside of the news, your hosts provide a review of the SmartMi Rainforest humidifier that has a unique rainfall effect. The water is flung to the sides of the clear container like rain splashing against your window.
Finally, we provide a first look preview of the Roborock S8 Pro Ultra robotic vacuum and mop. It has several enhancements over our previously-recommended Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra.
Links from the show
- Netatmo Smart Security Sensor
- WiiM Pro AirPlay 2 Receiver
- Belkin SoundForm Connect AirPlay 2 Adapter
- New Sony Bravia TVs have Apple TV, AirPlay 2, HomeKit and more
- Sony announces 2023 TV lineup: better late than never - The Verge
- Sony Unveils Full 2023 TV Range
- Aqara FP2 Presales Launch in China
- Everything new in iOS 16.4 beta 2
- Roborock S8 Pro Ultra
- Smartmi Humidifier Rainforest
- Yarbo - A Smart Robot to Maintain Your Yard Through Every Season
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