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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...

Belkin’s ‘Wemo Bridge’ Brings HomeKit Support

05/25/2017, Last year Belkin stated that they had no plans to support HomeKit, but recently the company has had a change of heart where they announced that they will be supporting HomeKit and would soon be unveiling a way in which they can do so with existing Wemo...

IKEA Updating Its Smart Lighting System To Be HomeKit Compatible

05/23/2017, Earlier this year it was reported that IKEA would be getting into the smart lighting game by launching their own smart lightbulbs. Given that existing solutions out there aren’t exactly cheap, IKEA’s solution should be an affordable answer to...

Belkin Changes Their Mind, Will Bring HomeKit Support To Wemo

05/16/2017, Last year Belkin announced that the company’s Wemo platform would not play nice with Apple’s HomeKit. The company claimed that this is due to a specific hardware component that would be impossible to introduce to existing devices, and it would require...

Ecobee4 Smart Thermostat Now Available For Pre-Order

05/03/2017, When it comes to smart thermostats, there’s a good chance that Alphabet-owned Nest might be a company that comes to mind. However if you are looking for an alternative, you won’t have to look much further because ecobee has recently announced the...

US Homebuilder To Make HomeKit Standard In New Homes

05/03/2017, We’re sure that there is a future that Apple envisions in which its HomeKit will become the standard platform in which smart home appliances and gadgets are integrated with. While that probably won’t be happening anytime soon, Apple has scored...

The Friday Lock Is A Smart Lock With HomeKit Support

05/02/2017, Getting more “smart” components into homes these days is pretty common, and one of the more obvious changes we’ve seen people make to their homes comes in the form of smart locks. Basically these are locks that allow users to unlock their doors...

Logitech’s POP Buttons Are Now HomeKit Compatible

04/18/2017, Last year Logitech launched their POP smart buttons which basically allowed users to control a variety of Bluetooth and WiFi connected devices using the button. This means that you don’t need to drill new switches into your wall, and you could literally...

D-Link’s HomeKit-Enabled Omna Camera Now Available For Purchase

02/15/2017, If you’re looking for a HomeKit-enabled security camera for your home, you’ll be pleased to learn that D-Link’s Omna camera is now available for purchase. The camera was officially announced at CES 2017 earlier in January and is apparently the first...

Yale’s Smart Locks Are Now HomeKit Compatible

01/04/2017, [CES 2017] Yale is a brand that many homeowners are familiar with, or even if you’re not, there’s a good chance that if you look at your padlock or your keys that it would have been made by Yale. In recent times, the company has applied their...

iHome’s SmartMonitor With HomeKit Support Is Now Shipping

11/03/2016, If you are looking to make your home “smarter”, there are a bunch of different gadgets in the market today that can do that. We have the Nest smart thermostat, we also have the Philips Hue smart light bulbs, we have smart locks, smart kettles, and so...

August Smart Lock Now Works With Apple’s ‘Home’ App

11/03/2016, There are a variety of smart locks available in the market today, but if there was one lock that was unique was the August Smart Lock (which we reviewed back in 2014). It is unique in the sense that installing it is a relatively painless experience...