On this week's episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast, your hosts go hands on with the Sonos Move 2, discuss Amazon's new products, Hue's new update, and more.
With the launch of iOS 17, a slew of app updates hit devices. We covered a few of them on the episode, including Signals.
Also during the week, many smart home-oriented apps added support for StandBy mode and interactive widgets to make it easier to control your smart home. And, Signify has finally released the long-awaited Matter update, making the brands smart bulbs and sensors available in the cross-platform ecosystem.
Arlo also released a series of new cameras, an updated version of its Essentials doorbell, and a few standalone cameras. HomeKit support will be arriving in 2024.
Amazon had a massive event this past week, announcing a whole series of products and software updates. Notable for smart home users is its new hub, an updated version of Alexa, and the new Echo Show 8.
Finally, we round out the episode with a quick hands-on with the new Sonos Move 2. This updated portable speaker has stereo drivers, longer battery life, and more.
Links from the show
- Signals HomeMade Automation
- Vuvuzela Stadium Horn
- Home Widget - for HomeKit
- Tuo Matter over Thread Contact Sensor Released
- Philips Hue adds Matter support to existing bridges
- Arlo announces updated Essential range, says HomeKit will come
- Orion: Finally, a screen that goes anywhere
- Guermok Audio/Video Capture Card
- Battony USB C to HDMI Adapter for Nintendo Switch
- Switch Portable DockUSB-C to HDMI
- All-New Echo Show 8
- eero Max 7 tri-band mesh wifi router
- HomeKit: Robin ProLine Aged Brass
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