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Topic: HomeKit

Arlo adds HomeKit support to Arlo Pro 3 smart home camera system

02/19/2020, 11:02 am

After releasing the Arlo Pro 3 at the end of 2019, Arlo is bringing HomeKit support to the popular smart home security camera through a free firmware update.

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First Alert adds Apple AirPlay 2 support to Onelink Safe & Sound smoke detector

02/18/2020, 09:02 pm

First Alert on Tuesday issued a software update that adds AirPlay 2 support to its Onelink Safe & Sound smoke and carbon monoxide alarm-cum-speaker, fulfilling longstanding customer requests for integration with Apple's audio streaming technology.

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Linksys Velop HomeKit Router firmware update is coming, but not imminent [u]

02/13/2020, 10:02 pm

Linksys appeared at first glance to be the first vendor to make available a HomeKit router, with the inadvertent release of information surrounding a firmware update enabling the functionality leaking out.

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Apple exploring HomeKit smart home update with device tracking, simple setup

02/13/2020, 07:02 am

Apple wants to expand the abilities of HomeKit by making it possible for devices to communicate with wall outlets, units which could potentially track the location of other HomeKit hardware, as well as potentially simplify the configuration of new HomeKit devices with others.

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Abode adds HomeKit support to Smart Security Kit

02/10/2020, 11:02 am

Abode has updated the Gateway in its Smart Security Kit with HomeKit support, bringing it in line with the Iota Security Kit to make it compatible with Apple's smart home platform.

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Review: VocoLinc L3 SmartGlow Color Bulb packs a ton of features in at a fair price

02/07/2020, 01:02 pm

If you're looking for an attractively-priced, feature-packed HomeKit smart bulb for your home, the VocoLinc L3 SmartGlow Color Bulb should be on your short list.

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Review: Eve Water Guard isn't flashy but can put your mind at ease

02/06/2020, 02:02 pm

Eve Water Guard may not be the flashiest of HomeKit accessories, but anyone who had to deal with water damage knows the advantages of owning such a device.

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Review: Eve Energy continues a winning HomeKit formula

02/04/2020, 11:02 am

After being announced at CES 2020, the redesigned Eve Energy is now available. We've spent the last several days testing it out to see how it measures up.

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Inside all the new HomeKit products coming out in 2020

02/01/2020, 01:02 pm

We are barely kicking off 2020 and we already have more than 35 new HomeKit products waiting in the wings to launch at various points throughout the year -- some of which have already hit the market. Let's take a look at some of the best.

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Review: Vocolinc Flowerbud HomeKit-enabled humidifier works better as a diffuser

01/31/2020, 01:01 pm

The Vocolinc Flowerbud is the only HomeKit-enabled humidifier that also can act as a smart diffuser, though it does the latter much better than the former.

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Review: VocoLinc's Smart Power Strip is an easy but fickle way to upgrade 'dumb' devices

01/29/2020, 02:01 pm

If you've got a couple devices you're looking to make smarter, the Vocolinc smart power strip features three HomeKit-enabled smart outlets, three convenient USB outlets, and boasts an attractive price point to boot.

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Hands on: Philip Hue's new HomeKit-enabled smart lights for 2020

01/15/2020, 02:01 pm

At the 2020 CES, AppleInsider had a chance to try out all of the new Philips Hue HomeKit lights launching early 2020 including wall-mounted options, path lights, and more.

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CES post show: The best gear coming this year for Apple fans

01/14/2020, 03:01 pm

CES 2020 is now in the rearview mirror so we are quickly taking a moment to reflect back at our favorite devices that we tried out during the show that are sure to appeal to Apple fans.

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CES 2020: Hands on with August Wi-Fi Smart Lock with HomeKit

01/08/2020, 10:01 am

At the 2020 CES, August and Yale parent company Assa Abloy are debuting a large lineup of new HomeKit-enabled devices, including a new flagship August smart lock that addresses consumer's most frequent comments.

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Eve Systems launches first dedicated HomeKit Secure Video camera

01/07/2020, 12:01 pm

For CES 2020, Eve Systems is launching the world's first security camera that works exclusively with HomeKit Secure Video. Eve Cam is an elegant plug-and-play camera that offers simple setup, end-to-end encryption, and full support of Apple's HomeKit Secure Video feature for storage footage.

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The best gear for Apple fans at Pepcom 2020

01/07/2020, 06:01 am

Pepcom brings new and exciting products across the spectrum, and there is a lot featured. We've pushed through the noise to find the best and most exciting products for Apple users being shown off. Here is the best of Pepcom at CES 2020.

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CES 2020: Best of HomeKit

01/06/2020, 02:01 pm

Apple's HomeKit platform is gaining more support from smart home device producers wanting to join the growing ecosystem of inter-connected devices. Here are some of the many HomeKit-enabled devices introduced at CES 2020 with the aim of improving your home life, updated on Wednesday with more releases.

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All of the best gear and gadgets from CES Unveiled 2020

01/06/2020, 12:01 pm

CES 2020 is upon us and Unveiled is the first event leading into the massive trade show. AppleInsider is on the ground to seek out the most interesting gadgets debuted during the showing.

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Ikea quietly adds HomeKit support to Fyrtur smart blinds

01/03/2020, 11:01 am

Following an unexpected release in the United States in October, The "Fyrtur" range of Ikea smart blinds are reportedly starting to gain support for HomeKit, enabling the window blinds to be automatically controlled by Apple's smart home platform.

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LG's new 8K TVs support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit

01/02/2020, 10:01 pm

Ahead of CES next week, Korean tech giant LG on Friday unveiled a slate of "real" 8K TVs with integrated support for Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit technologies.

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