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IKEA Tradfri smart lighting finally gets HomeKit, Alexa support

IKEA Tradfri smart lighting finally gets HomeKit, Alexa support

IKEA may have somewhat become a household name when it comes to minimalist, modular and hip furniture, but it isn’t known for jumping into the smart home arena head on. That should have changed last
IKEA Tradfri smart lighting finally gets HomeKit, Alexa support

IKEA Tradfri smart lighting finally gets HomeKit, Alexa support

IKEA may have somewhat become a household name when it comes to minimalist, modular and hip furniture, but it isn’t known for jumping into the smart home arena head on. That should have changed last
IKEA Adds HomeKit Support For Its Tradfri Smart Bulbs

IKEA Adds HomeKit Support For Its Tradfri Smart Bulbs

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
IKEA’s Inexpensive Smart Bulbs Now Support Alexa and HomeKit

IKEA’s Inexpensive Smart Bulbs Now Support Alexa and HomeKit

IKEA launched the TRÅDFRI smart lighting system back in March of this year, allowing many to get into the LED home lighting game with its affordable pricing. Today, TRÅDFRI now supports Amazon Alexa
IKEA’s smart lighting officially supports HomeKit

IKEA’s smart lighting officially supports HomeKit

After what seems like an eternity (for IKEA and HomeKit fans, at least), the Swedish furniture maker has added support for Apple's smart home platform. As 9to5Mac notes, so long as you have the
IKEA Launches HomeKit Support for Trådfri Smart Lighting System

IKEA Launches HomeKit Support for Trådfri Smart Lighting System

After multiple false starts and delays, IKEA today has updated its Trådfri iOS app [Direct Link] with a note that states the company is finally rolling out "Apple HomeKit integration for voice control
Yale’s smart locks get a HomeKit upgrade

Yale’s smart locks get a HomeKit upgrade

Yale has added Apple HomeKit support to its smart locks, launching a plug-in module that gives remote control to your iPhone or iPad. The Yale iM1 Network Module plugs into models from Yale’s Assure
Philips Hue is the new Apple HomeKit button-master

Philips Hue is the new Apple HomeKit button-master

This week the folks at Philips got wise to the world of Apple HomeKit, making Philips Hue king of the smart home button in the process. Philips Hue incorporating buttons into Apple’s HomeKit means
Chamberlain MyQ Home Bridge review: ‘Siri, open my garage door’

Chamberlain MyQ Home Bridge review: ‘Siri, open my garage door’

If Apple has its way, your entire home will someday be Siri-enabled. Between its various hardware options like the iPhone, Apple Watch and (soon) HomePod, the underlying software that is HomeKit can
Logitech Circle 2 camera adds support for Apple HomeKit

Logitech Circle 2 camera adds support for Apple HomeKit

Logitech has announced that its relatively new Circle 2 security camera will soon be getting support for Apple HomeKit. This new team up between Logitech and Apple goes deeper than just an update for
HomeKit security device experiments with the D-Link Omna

HomeKit security device experiments with the D-Link Omna

If you want connected home security, Apple’s HomeKit framework is pretty sparse. It’s one of the weak-points of the platform. The only officially listed ‘security’ device for HomeKit is Honeywell’s
Netatmo Presence, Welcome security cameras get Apple HomeKit features

Netatmo Presence, Welcome security cameras get Apple HomeKit features

There has been a great deal of new smart devices for homes with great new features, especially at IFA 2017 in Berlin this week. The problem with this flood of new products, however, is that older
Elgato Eve Aqua lets you control your garden hose with Siri

Elgato Eve Aqua lets you control your garden hose with Siri

Apple’s Siri connectivity to smart home devices is getting a real boost with Elgato’s latest collection of devices. Included in the mix is Eve Thermo, Eve Lock, Eve Window Guard, Eve Smoke, and Eve
Ikea’s smart bulbs are finally compatible with Siri, Alexa, and Google Home

Ikea’s smart bulbs are finally compatible with Siri, Alexa, and Google Home

Installing Ikea’s Trådfri was a breeze. I just followed the handy instructions, and a few minutes later my home was slightly smarter. But as soon as I finished, I realized there’s one critical piece
Nest considering support for Apple’s HomeKit in iOS 11

Nest considering support for Apple’s HomeKit in iOS 11

As the creator of some of the first connected home devices, Nest has long been one of the odd holdouts in supporting the HomeKit, Apple’s platform for controlling such products from their iOS devices.
Siri Speaker up close: this is Apple HomePod

Siri Speaker up close: this is Apple HomePod

This morning Apple revealed the HomePod, their first “home speaker” – or Siri Speaker, if you prefer. This device has the same processor as the most modern iPhone, no display, and a much more powerful
Elgato Eve Degree Review: A simple temperature & humidity HomeKit sensor

Elgato Eve Degree Review: A simple temperature & humidity HomeKit sensor

Apple’s HomeKit may have had a quiet start, but third-party accessories for an iOS smart home are gradually picking up pace. Latest to store shelves is Elgato‘s Eve Degree, a compact temperature,
Belkin Wemo Bridge adds Apple HomeKit to smart plugs, switches

Belkin Wemo Bridge adds Apple HomeKit to smart plugs, switches

Smart home products these days speak different languages, which sometimes defeats the purpose of having an automated home. But rather than trying to force existing and future products to speak a
Logitech Pop HomeKit bundle gives Apple’s Home a smart button

Logitech Pop HomeKit bundle gives Apple’s Home a smart button

Logitech’s Pop is getting an Apple HomeKit upgrade, allowing the programable wireless buttons to act as light-switches, scene-triggers, and more for iOS fans. Launched in August last year, Pop offers
D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD Review: HomeKit’s first camera is raw

D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD Review: HomeKit’s first camera is raw

Apple’s HomeKit makes a simple promise: take the disparate parts of the connected home, and bring them together under one straightforward umbrella. Still, the stringent requirements around things like