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Eve Matter Devices, Next Gen CarPlay, & ESR MagSafe Chargers on HomeKit Insider

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On this Christmas episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast, your hosts talk about the latest Matter device from Eve, break down new Sonos rumors, and go hands-on with new MagSafe chargers.

Sonos has decided to lean into the litany of rumors that have continued to emerge surrounding its 2024 pipeline. The company is now touting a new landing page where users can "hear it from the source" regarding new announcements.

We've heard Sonos is working on a new set of over-the-ear headphones, a successor to the Roam, a new high-end soundbar, and even a streaming set top box.

For the China-based users, Aqara has three new ceiling lights hitting the market, all compatible with Apple Home. The new lights are two circular lights in different sizes and a large rectangle version.

Guest co-host Dan Turk goes deep with Andrew on the whole CarPlay saga, including the launch of two new next-gen models and the continuing embarrassment coming from GM.

Finally, we break down the new Matter devices coming from Eve. We have an out-of-the box Matter light switch, a new set of blinds, and an in-wall outlet.

The remainder of the episode goes into the world of tech PR and how agencies plan their announcements.

We end the episode by going hands-on with some MagSafe-enabled chargers from ESR.

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