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Arlo Baby Monitor Updated With HomeKit Support

02/21/2018, Last year at CES 2017, Netgear launched their Arlo Baby Monitor which allows parents to monitor their kids remotely via a camera. However if you’re looking to make your home a “smarter” one, you might be interested to learn that Netgear has released...

Fibaro Controls All Your HomeKit Devices With A Single Button

01/10/2018, Thanks to frameworks like HomeKit, smart appliances that integrate HomeKit can at least be unified to a certain extent, and also allowing them to work together at the same thing and can be controlled via the Home app on iOS devices. However if you’d...

Elgato Unveils Eve Room, Eve Button HomeKit Compatible Devices

01/09/2018, [CES 2018] If you’re looking for a way to make your home smarter and more informative without it looking too obvious, Elgato might have the solution for you in the form of two newly-announced devices: the Eve Room and the Eve Button, both of which have...


Belkin’s HomeKit WeMo Bridge Will Be Available This Month

01/07/2018, Many companies are trying to make their own smart home products and their own ecosystem which can be rather confusing and overwhelming as customers try to figure out what works with what. This is where companies such as Apple have stepped in with the...

iOS 11.2.1 Released With HomeKit Vulnerability Fix

12/14/2017, Last week it was discovered that there was a vulnerability in iOS 11’s HomeKit, in which apparently when exploited, it would allow the hacker to gain control of HomeKit-connected devices. Apple then made some changes server-side that temporarily patched...

HomeKit Vulnerability Discovered In iOS 11.2

12/08/2017, While software bugs do happen from time to time, we have to say that the number of bugs and issues popping up in iOS 11 is a bit alarming. In fact the latest is less of a bug and more of a security vulnerability which involves HomeKit and if exploited,...

iHome Launches HomeKit-Compatible Outdoor Smart Plug

11/16/2017, While there is an increasing number of smart home appliances that are finding their way onto the market, the number of “dumb” home appliances still outnumbers them. However we’ve seen how some companies have found ways around that, such as by...

LIFX Launches New HomeKit-Compatible LED Light Strips

11/15/2017, It has been about 3 years since Apple introduced HomeKit with iOS 8. While it wasn’t exactly launched with a lot of fanfare, slowly over the years we’re starting to see more companies adopt the SDK and make products that are compatible with it, such...

IKEA Adds HomeKit Support For Its Tradfri Smart Bulbs

11/01/2017, IKEA has definitely come a long way from being just a mere furniture maker. The company, probably best-known for its affordable home furnishings, has definitely been keeping up with the times and technology and have since expanded their offerings to...

Philips Hue Retroactively Adds HomeKit Support To More Products

10/03/2017, When Apple launched its HomeKit platform, Philips was one of the companies that was quick to jump on board with support for some of their devices. The good news is that if you owned a Philips Hue device that did not have HomeKit support, a recent update...

IKEA’s Colored Smart Lightbulbs Are Now HomeKit Compatible

10/03/2017, Earlier this year, IKEA announced that they would be making its smart lighting system compatible with Apple’s HomeKit system, and an update pushed out in August did exactly that. However at that time only the white lightbulbs were compatible with...

IKEA’s Smart Lights Are Now HomeKit Compatible

08/10/2017, Earlier this year Swedish furniture maker IKEA announced that they will be launching their own range of smart lighting systems, thus providing homeowners with the ability to equip their homes with smart lights that are relatively more affordable than what...

Yale Unveils New HomeKit Compatible ‘Assure Lock SL’ Smart Lock

07/25/2017, Yale is a company that has been dealing with locks for the home and office for decades. However with homes getting smarter, Yale has also decided to hop on board the IoT bandwagon by introducing smart locks that can be controlled using apps and through...

Apple Offering Up HomeKit Experiences In Their Retail Store

07/13/2017, It is probably safe to assume that in the future, our homes will be equipped with smarter appliances that can communicate with each other, and can also be remotely controlled by our mobile devices. We’re starting to see this with light bulbs, fans, door...