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Topic: Smart Home

Hands on: Linksys Aware is a useful software feature for the Velop router

11/11/2019, 03:11 pm

The Linksys Velop line has been a go-to mesh router recommendation, but recently it has become even more useful with the addition of Linksys Aware, an add-on security service that allows your routers to monitor for motion in your home.

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Review: Canary View is a well-designed smart home camera that screams for HomeKit

11/07/2019, 06:11 pm

With an attractive, modern design and some great AI smarts, the Canary View is a fantastic and affordable security camera that unfortunately lacks support for Apple's HomeKit.

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Arlo Video Doorbell launches with large field of view, but no HomeKit

10/17/2019, 08:10 am

Smart home purveyor Arlo has announced the new Arlo Video Doorbell with a wide vertical field of view -- but unfortunately no HomeKit integration.

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ICYMI: All the best smart home accessories and speakers from IFA 2019

09/08/2019, 02:09 pm

The IFA show in Berlin, Germany is over, and every year, there are a ton of new gadgets and devices released at the event that Apple users may want to take a look at. Here are all of the best smart home products announced before the expo and at the show over the last week.

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Lifx launches new HomeKit switch, filament & white candelabra bulbs

09/06/2019, 02:09 pm

Lifx has just announced several new HomeKit-compatible products at IFA 2019, including filament bulbs and a multi-input switch.

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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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HomeKit-compatible Intellithings RoomMe presence sensor now available

09/03/2019, 10:09 am

Intellithings has announced availability and HomeKit support for its RoomMe smart home presence device that helps improve the automation of connected devices.

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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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Ikea is 'just getting started' in smart home peripheral market

08/18/2019, 09:08 am

Ikea has announced that it will aggressively grow its burgeoning smart home line that includes HomeKit compatibility, and is creating a daughter company called "Ikea Home smart" to do so.

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Philips WiZ Connected Wi-Fi smart bulbs support Siri Shortcuts

08/08/2019, 01:08 pm

Philips has launched a new set of smart light bulbs under Signify's WiZ Connected ecosystem, one that works differently from the manufacturer's existing Hue range in that they connect directly with Wi-Fi, eliminating the need for an intermediary hub.

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Arlo delivers long-promised HomeKit support to Pro & Pro 2 cameras

08/05/2019, 10:08 pm

Arlo has begun to roll out HomeKit support to specific models of its popular security cameras, enabling compatibility with Apple's smart home ecosystem.

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Review: Yale Assure Lever brings HomeKit to all door locks

08/05/2019, 03:08 pm

The Yale Assure Lever is the first smart lock to support HomeKit on non-deadbolt doors, finally brining Apple's smart home platform to garages, sheds, basements, offices, and much more. We hooked one up in our own studio to test it out.

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LIFX readies launch of HomeKit-enabled Candle bulb and TV light strip

08/02/2019, 11:08 am

Lifx is set to release a pair of new smart lights that were initially teased earlier this year at CES 2019, including the Candle Color and the Z TV Strip.

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Nanoleaf Canvas adds 'Touch Actions' to control other HomeKit devices

08/01/2019, 10:08 am

Nanoleaf is adding new functionality to its Canvas smart light that allows other HomeKit devices to be controlled just by touching the panels.

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ICYMI: AirPods cases, smart lights, USB-C hubs, & more

07/28/2019, 08:07 am

Each week, there are a ton of great products that get released that we don't have time to cover. Here are our top picks for new gear from the last seven days you should check out including new USB-C hubs, AirPods cases, smart lights, and more.

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How to use NFC to control your home with iOS 13

07/08/2019, 02:07 pm

Apple's Shortcuts app is exceptionally powerful, but it becomes even more useful with the iOS 13 update. It comes preinstalled rather than a post-setup download, and it also arrives brimming with new features. One of the most built-out areas is for the smart 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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