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Eve Systems announces new HomeKit devices & Eve Extend availability

09/05/2019, 09:09 am

Eve Systems has debuted several new accessories for HomeKit users including new Eve Light Switch, Eve Thermo, Eve Water Guard, and the availability of the Eve Extend.

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Signify unveils Hue smart plug and button, filament bulbs, updated Hue Go

09/05/2019, 03:09 am

Hue is expanding its lineup once again and on Thursday unveiled new smart plug and smart button accessories for the connected home, as well as retro filament bulbs, an updated Hue Go and more.

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Review: The Lifx Beam is a stunning modular HomeKit smart light

08/25/2019, 03:08 pm

The Lifx Beam is a modular smart light system that integrates with Apple's HomeKit to create stunning colors and impressive effects throughout the home.

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New Philips Hue bulbs updated with Bluetooth connectivity

06/27/2019, 09:06 am

Philips has updated the Hue line with Bluetooth-equipped bulbs replacing the Zigbee-only ones, but they still need the Hue Bridge to work with HomeKit.

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Review: Satechi finally nails the HomeKit smart outlet

06/26/2019, 11:06 am

Other than smart light bulbs, smart plugs are the most prevalent smart home product genre on the market. It escapes us, why it took so long for us to finally get an option that checks all the boxes before the Satechi Dual Smart Outlet.

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Satechi releases HomeKit-capable Dual Smart Outlet

06/18/2019, 11:06 am

Satechi is entering the smart home market with the new HomeKit-equipped Dual Smart Outlet, which is available to order starting today.

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All the changes coming to HomeKit in iOS 13

06/06/2019, 02:06 pm

HomeKit is getting more powerful than ever with a major update in iOS 13 both in terms of functionality and app improvements. Here are all the features and changes coming in the iOS 13 update.

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Review: The ecobee SmartThermostat is the best choice for HomeKit users but needs AirPlay 2

06/03/2019, 06:06 am

After making waves with the ecobee4, ecobee is back with their latest thermostat and is dropping the numbering scheme. The new ecobee SmartThermostat is an upgraded smart home thermostat that takes aim at the premium market with speed, better design, improved audio, and much more.

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Review: The Caseta Fan Speed Control is the best way to integrate your fan with HomeKit -- for now

05/29/2019, 11:05 am

The Lutron HomeKit-enabled fan controller makes it easy for anyone to control a ceiling fan from the wall, with their phone, or with their voice. But, it isn't perfect.

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HKCam is an open source, DIY HomeKit security camera project

05/24/2019, 07:05 am

HomeKit app developer Matt Hochgatterer today has unveiled an open-source HomeKit camera project. The HKCam utilizes a Raspberry Pi Zero W and a 3D printed enclosure to allow users to create their own security camera compatible with Apple's HomeKit for less than $30.

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How to make HomeKit work for you automatically with scenes and automations

05/10/2019, 02:05 pm

Yes, you can use your iPhone to turn on your bedroom light. But you could also have that light turn itself on at your bedtime -- and only in the winter, only when you're in the house. There is so much that HomeKit can do for you automatically, it just takes some planning.

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Tips: How to get started with your first few HomeKit devices

05/06/2019, 03:05 pm

If you've decided to get into HomeKit and you're just now thinking of which smart devices to buy for your home, there are some things you need to know to make this practical and cost-effective.

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Our favorite tips and tricks for making the most out of Apple HomeKit

05/02/2019, 12:05 pm

HomeKit has made waves for being the easiest to use home automation platform, while still being extremely powerful. These are AppleInsider's top tips you may not know for getting the most out of your HomeKit setup.

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Review: Arlo Ultra is a 4K HomeKit-ready smart home camera with endless features

04/23/2019, 03:04 pm

Arlo Ultra is the most capable smart home camera yet, with a laundry list of features including forthcoming HomeKit compatibility to back up the hefty price tag. AppleInsider tests it out.

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Review: Eve Energy Strip is a HomeKit product that makes sense

04/10/2019, 12:04 pm

Eve Systems is back with its latest HomeKit accessory, the Eve Energy Strip. This mutli-device surge protector was designed not just with a single function, but with many levels of utility. AppleInsider goes hands on to show you how.

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HomeKit-enabled Eve Energy Strip now available to order

04/09/2019, 12:04 pm

The HomeKit-equipped Eve Energy Strip is now available for order, adding a trio of connected outlets to your smart home.

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Review: Fibaro's HomeKit water sensor is a must as flood-season approaches

03/14/2019, 02:03 pm

The Fibaro Flood Sensor is a great HomeKit-compatible way to monitor your home for leaking water, but Bluetooth connection may be too limited for some.

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Review: Eve Flare is the portable HomeKit light you need for your smart home

03/14/2019, 11:03 am

Eve Flare is a gorgeous, portable HomeKit smart light that you can take with you everywhere for soft, colorful illumination.

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Review: Philips Hue Outdoor Sensor is the first outdoor motion detector for HomeKit

03/03/2019, 12:03 pm

The Hue Outdoor Sensor is the first outdoor HomeKit sensor, and adds motion, temperature, and light sensors to automate the outside of your Apple-centric smart home.

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Review: Philips Hue Outdoor LightStrip brings more HomeKit lights to the outside

03/01/2019, 12:03 pm

AppleInsider took our smart home to the great outdoors by way of the Philips Hue Outdoor LightStrip, that added not just a pop of fun color but can serve as a functional security light as well.

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