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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...

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 Augmented Reality iOS App Now Available For Download

09/19/2017, When Apple announced ARKit at WWDC earlier this year, they also revealed that IKEA was one of their partners that would be taking advantage of the feature by launching an augmented reality app. Now that iOS 11 is released, those who are interested in...

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...

Ikea Starts Selling Solar Panels And Home Batteries

08/02/2017, Ikea is jumping on the renewable energy bandwagon that’s starting to signal a shift in the energy market. The furniture retailer has announced that it has started selling solar panels and batteries to customers in the United Kingdom. The products...

Apple And IKEA To Team Up For Augmented Reality Furniture App

06/19/2017, So it has always been a pretty well-known fact that Apple is interested in augmented reality, and that was made much clearer during WWDC when Apple announced ARKit that helps developers create AR-based apps for iOS devices. This is also why it doesn’t...

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...

IKEA Launches Their Own Affordable Smart Lighting System

03/28/2017, While IKEA might be known as a company that produces affordable furniture for the masses, the company is into tech as well. For example a couple of years ago IKEA introduced wireless charging and built that into some of its furnitures, and now it looks...

IKEA Lets Users Explore Kitchen Ideas In Virtual Reality

04/05/2016, If you wanted to remodel your kitchen, you could hire an interior designer who might draw up some sketches as to how the end result might look like. Alternatively you can always browse websites like that of IKEA to get some ideas, but given that not all...

Robot Has Trouble Assembling IKEA Furniture

09/28/2015, If there is one good thing about shopping at IKEA, it would be their soft-serve ice cream as well as Swedish meatballs that make me salivate every single time. However, it must also be noted that their furniture, mass produced and all, do require a fair...

Ikea Store Trolled By Reviews

09/09/2015, With the Internet these days, picking up a review of a particular item online is what most of us would do. After all, it not only saves us plenty of time, but the right, trustworthy source that we resonate with will be able to do all the legwork, so to...

IKEA Has A Placemat With A Smartphone Pocket

07/23/2015, Back in the day, your parents would probably admonish you if you were to bring a book or your toys to the dining table. The idea is that the dining table is where families gather and eat, talk to each other about their day, share their thoughts, and so...