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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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Review: Eve HomeKit lightstrip is bright spot in a crowded market

02/05/2019, 12:02 pm

As one of the most popular HomeKit lighting product vendors, Eve has much to do to elevate its offering above its competitors -- but fortunately, it appears to have done so.

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First iOS 12.2 beta gives hints as to how HomeKit on televisions will work

01/25/2019, 10:01 am

While everyone is eagerly awaiting the first HomeKit televisions to come to market, developers have taken to the first beta of iOS 12.2 to provide initial demos of the functionality.

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The next HomeKit could have very precise geofencing, accurate to within feet

01/24/2019, 10:01 am

HomeKit could be more responsive to a user's needs depending on where they are in a future update, with Apple considering the possibility of adding hyper-local position tracking to the smart home platform with an accuracy of just feet to suggest what items a user wants to control based on their location in the home.

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Hands on with the Philips Hue lineup of outdoor lights & HomeKit outdoor motion sensors

01/09/2019, 06:01 am

The Philips Hue outdoor lineup just got a whole lot bigger. AppleInsider goes hands on with all the new outdoor fixures and lighting solutions, including the world's first outdoor HomeKit motion sensor.

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Hands-on with Eve Energy Strip & Eve Light Strip HomeKit-enabled accessories

01/07/2019, 07:01 pm

Eve Systems, a prominent manufacturer of connected home accessories, fleshed out the final details of its upcoming Eve Energy Strip and Eve Light Strip HomeKit devices at CES 2019. AppleInsider was on hand to take a closer look at the devices before they hit store shelves later this year.

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Eve Systems announces new Energy Strip and Light Strip HomeKit devices

01/06/2019, 04:01 pm

HomeKit maker Eve Systems has announced two new devices that will integrate with Apple's smart home platform -- the Eve Energy Strip for multiple AC-powered devices and the Eve Light Strip.

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Review: The First Alert OneLink smart smoke & carbon monoxide detector is a more affordable way to protect your home

12/23/2018, 11:12 am

The second generation First Alert OneLink Smart Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detector helps keep you protected with remote notifications, HomeKit automation support, and a calm voice rather than an ear-piercing beep.

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Wemo Smart Dimmer Switch gains HomeKit support via software update

11/08/2018, 12:11 pm

Wemo is upgrading another of their smart home accessories with the addition of HomeKit today. Through a software update, the Wemo Smart Dimmer Switch will now be compatible with Apple's HomeKit with no need for an additional hub.

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Review: Fibaro Motion HomeKit sensor is more than meets the eye

09/05/2018, 12:09 pm

Motion sensors certainly aren't the flashiest of HomeKit accessories, but they can add a lot of options to HomeKit installations. Fibaro makes the best out there with not just motion detection, but two other sensors packed into its slightly quirky body.

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Review: Eve Room 2 gives users climate monitoring and HomeKit Siri automation

08/28/2018, 12:08 pm

Eve Room was one of the first HomeKit products to hit the market. Now years later, Eve Systems is back with the updated version, the aptly named Eve Room 2.

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Review: Hue Lily multi-color spotlights bring HomeKit to the outdoors

08/13/2018, 12:08 pm

Hue has become the most popular indoor smart light, and now they have evolved to tackle the outdoors as well. Hue Lily is one of many new outdoor bulbs and fixtures from Signify, marking the first official outdoor HomeKit lights.

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Apple joins smart home mesh networking standards group Thread

08/06/2018, 08:08 pm

Apple recently joined Thread Group, an organization focused on delivering mesh networking solutions to smart home devices, as a member of the body's board of directors, suggesting a potential interest in adopting the technology as part of the HomeKit protocol.

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Everything new in iOS 12 beta 6

08/06/2018, 03:08 pm

Earlier on Monday, Apple released the sixth beta of iOS 12 to developers. We've had our heads down rooting through this latest update to see what has changed in this update.

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