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CES 2020: ADT Introduces New Video Doorbell and Security Cameras, HomeKit Support Coming Next Quarter

CES 2020: ADT Introduces New Video Doorbell and Security Cameras, HomeKit Support Coming Next Quarter

Home security company ADT today announced a new range of smart home products with forthcoming HomeKit support, including an indoor camera, outdoor camera, video doorbell, and Wi-Fi range extender that
Anker Adds HomeKit Compatibility to EufyCam 2C Security Camera, HomeKit Secure Video Support to Follow

Anker Adds HomeKit Compatibility to EufyCam 2C Security Camera, HomeKit Secure Video Support to Follow

Anker has updated its EufyCam 2C security camera with Apple HomeKit support, allowing owners to use the Home app and Siri to control the smart device. You can check to see if your Anker HomeBase 2

Netatmo's first smart door lock works with HomeKit

Smart home company Netatmo already has a HomeKit-friendly video doorbell, connected smoke alarms and AI-equipped security cameras. Now, the company is ready to introduce its first smart lock.
CES 2020: Sengled Unveils New Smart Light Bulbs and HomeKit-Compatible Hub

CES 2020: Sengled Unveils New Smart Light Bulbs and HomeKit-Compatible Hub

Smart lighting company Sengled has announced new additions to its smart lighting range, including an LED Edison Filament Bulb and a HomeKit compatible third-generation Sengled Smart Hub. The new
CES 2020: Netatmo Announces HomeKit-Compatible NFC Smart Door Lock and Keys

CES 2020: Netatmo Announces HomeKit-Compatible NFC Smart Door Lock and Keys

French accessory maker Netatmo has announced an Apple HomeKit compatible Smart Door Lock that uses physical NFC Smart Keys. The Netatmo Smart Door Lock comes with three pre-paired keys that are
Apple’s back at CES for the first time in 28 years — and for a good reason

Apple’s back at CES for the first time in 28 years — and for a good reason

For the first time since 1992, Apple will officially be at CES. But it's not there to show off the latest and greatest Apple products: The company wants to talk about user privacy.

Nanoleaf’s new HomeKit lights are so smart they learn your routine

The upcoming Nanoleaf​ Learning Series home-automation products are designed to learn users’ needs and react proactively. These smart switches and smart bulbs support Apple’s HomeKit, so they can be
HomeKit Rolling Out to IKEA's TRADFRI Smart Blinds

HomeKit Rolling Out to IKEA's TRADFRI Smart Blinds

IKEA has started rolling out a HomeKit software update for its FYRTUR electric blinds, part of its TRADFRI line of smart home products. Multiple users on Reddit have indicated receiving a new 1.10.28
CES 2020: LG Unveils New 8K TVs With HomeKit and AirPlay 2 Support

CES 2020: LG Unveils New 8K TVs With HomeKit and AirPlay 2 Support

LG today announced the upcoming debut of its 2020 8K TV lineup featuring eight new TVs in sizes ranging from 65 inches to 88 inches, all of which support Apple's HomeKit and AirPlay 2. There are

How to get started with HomeKit home automation

Controlling the lights and other gadgets in your home from your iPhone is convenient and fun, too. There are plenty of HomeKit and Alexa accessories that make home automation a snap. I’ll go over some

It’s the hottest gifts, tech and stuff of 2019, this week on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: From the hottest gift of 2019, to our favorite tech and travel locations, catch our picks for Best of the Year! This episode supported by Squarespace Easily create a

Anybody can now make HomeKit accessories

Apple has released an open-source version of the HomeKit Accessory Development Kit. You can now fork it on GitHub and play around with it to integrate smart home devices in the Home app and beyond.

Apple Open-Sources Parts of HomeKit Development Kit

Apple, Google, and other tech companies yesterday announced the Connected Home over IP project to build an open-source and secure smart home protocol. Following that announcement, Apple has made parts
Apple Publishes Open-Source Version of HomeKit Accessory Development Kit

Apple Publishes Open-Source Version of HomeKit Accessory Development Kit

Apple has released an open-source version of its HomeKit Accessory Development Kit (ADK), following news that it is joining a new industry effort to create an open standard for smart home devices. On

Apple joins rivals to create open standard for smart home devices

Apple is teaming up with Amazon, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance to create a new open and royalty-free standard for smart home devices. Project “Connected Home over IP” aims to increase compatibility
Apple, Amazon, Google, and Zigbee Alliance to Develop Open Standard for Smart Home Devices

Apple, Amazon, Google, and Zigbee Alliance to Develop Open Standard for Smart Home Devices

Apple, Amazon, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance today announced a new working group that plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new IP-based connectivity standard for smart home products, with
ConnectSense Launches HomeKit-Enabled Smart In-Wall Outlet

ConnectSense Launches HomeKit-Enabled Smart In-Wall Outlet

ConnectSense, known for its line of HomeKit-enabled home automation products, today announced the launch of its new Smart In-Wall Outlet. The Smart In-Wall Outlet is HomeKit-compatible and allows
HomeKit For IKEA’s Smart Blinds Will Only Arrive In 2020

HomeKit For IKEA’s Smart Blinds Will Only Arrive In 2020

As some of you might be aware, IKEA recently launched a set of smart blinds. IKEA isn’t exactly new to the smart home game, and one of the selling points of its smart home products is support for

Sony brings AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to more high-end TVs

Earlier this year, Sony announced that some of its higher-end TVs would add support for Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit protocols. Now, Sony is bringing that support to more TVs.

Sony brings AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to select 2018 and 2019 TVs

Sony is rolling out an update to select 2018 and 2019 TVs that adds AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support for the first time. The features are part of a wider Android 9 upgrade, which also adds Dolby Atmos.