On this week's episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast, your hosts talk up new products from Meross, how to get your MyQ garage door back into CarPlay, and several new MagSafe chargers.
Kicking off the episode, MyQ returns to CarPlay — with a catch. After discontinuing its dedicated HomeKit hub, MyQ has a new way to work for smart home users.
Anyone with a Honda or Acura CarPlay vehicle can use a connected app to bring their MyQ garage door into CarPlay. It isn't as seamless as the HomeKit version, but it doesn't bring the garage to your car's infotainment system.
Meross has seemingly released a few new products recently and your hosts talk about two of the coolest new ones such as the new fan controller with light switch and timely Christmas lights.
Netatmo has finally released its smart door lock after making its CES debut years ago. It's a retro fit lock and while it supports NFC, it doesn't support Apple HomeKit.
Nanoleaf has a pair of new light bulbs, a downward facing full-color can light and a GU10 smart bulb. They've also partnered with Umbra to create a new portable Matter-connected smart lamp.
Links from the show
- Honda and Acura add garage door control to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto - Autoblog
- Meross Wi-Fi Smart Fan and Light Wall Switch
- Nanoleaf expands Matter-capable Essentials lineup
- Netatmo (Finally) Releases its First Smart Lock - Homekit News and Reviews
- mophie Universal Wireless MagSafe 3-in-1 Extendable Stand - ZAGG
- Anker USB C Charger Cable (6ft, 2Pack)
- UGREEN USB C Cable 100W 3-Pack
- Ugreen 100W GaN Mini MagSafe Power Station
- PowerThru 2-in-1 Charging Stand - CASETiFY
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