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Apple Overhauling HomeKit Team, Working on New Devices Other than HomePod

Apple has not managed to create the same level of impact in the smart home segment as Google and Amazon. The latter two companies have managed to make huge inroads in this market with their Google
Bloomberg: Apple Increasing Hiring for Team Working on New HomeKit Devices Beyond HomePod

Bloomberg: Apple Increasing Hiring for Team Working on New HomeKit Devices Beyond HomePod

Apple is ramping up hiring for a team working on new HomeKit-based devices and software, having posted at least 15 openings for engineering positions on the team in the last month, according to

eufyCam 2 protects your privacy with HomeKit Secure Video

Anker is adopting Apple’s tech that makes video security systems more private and secure. It’s upcoming eufyCam 2 uses the Apple Home app to stream live video directly to an iPhone or iPad, without
Anker's New EufyCam 2 Security Camera Will Be Able to Store Video Recordings Securely in iCloud Later This Year

Anker's New EufyCam 2 Security Camera Will Be Able to Store Video Recordings Securely in iCloud Later This Year

Anker this week unveiled the EufyCam 2, one of the first security cameras that will support Apple's new HomeKit Secure Video feature, allowing the camera to capture and store recordings securely in

New EufyCam 2 Arrives with HomeKit Support, Free DVR Storage, 1-Year Battery Life

Anker has finally released a new security camera lineup that supports Apple’s HomeKit. The company had announced HomeKit partnership at WWDC in June this year. EufyCam 2 setup consists of two security
Arlo Ultra Security Camera and Netatmo Weather Station Now Support HomeKit

Arlo Ultra Security Camera and Netatmo Weather Station Now Support HomeKit

Two smart home accessories gained HomeKit support today, including the Arlo Ultra security camera and the Netatmo Weather Station. Arlo Ultra While users can already control Arlo Ultra cameras via

IKEA begins selling its smart blinds in some US stores

The downright confusing saga that is IKEA's rollout of its FYRTUR blackout smart blinds in the US continues. The company had initially planned to release them stateside on April 1st, before delaying
Level Home raises $71 million from Walmart to imbue locks with connected smarts

Level Home raises $71 million from Walmart to imbue locks with connected smarts

Level Home, a Redwood City-based startup backed by Walmart, is developing products that imbue traditional locks with internet-connected smarts.
HomeKit Secure Video Images Surface, Suggests That It Could Be Launching Soon

HomeKit Secure Video Images Surface, Suggests That It Could Be Launching Soon

During WWDC 2019 earlier this year, Apple announced a new feature that would be coming to its HomeKit platform in the form of Secure Video. For those who are unfamiliar with HomeKit Secure Video, this
LG's 2019 UHD UM7X TVs Now Support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit

LG's 2019 UHD UM7X TVs Now Support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit

LG recently rolled out a firmware update to customers who own an LG TV in the UHD UM7X series, enabling HomeKit and AirPlay 2 functionality. LG originally said that this firmware update would be
LG's $30,000 88-Inch OLED TV Now Available, Will Support HomeKit and AirPlay 2

LG's $30,000 88-Inch OLED TV Now Available, Will Support HomeKit and AirPlay 2

LG today announced that its new 88-inch 8K OLED and 75-inch 8K LED smart TVs are available at select U.S. retailers starting today, priced at $29,999 and $4,999 respectively. LG says both models will
Eve Launches New 'Eve Extend' Bluetooth Range Extender

Eve Launches New 'Eve Extend' Bluetooth Range Extender

Eve Systems, known for its range of HomeKit-enabled products, today highlighted four new devices that are coming out later this year, some of which will be available in the United States and some
Signify Launches New Philips Hue Smart Plug and Smart Button

Signify Launches New Philips Hue Smart Plug and Smart Button

Signify today announced several new Philips Hue branded products, adding to its available line of Hue bulbs and devic The Philips Hue Smart Plug, priced at $39.99, is designed to turn lamps that
Philips Hue Line Gains New Filament Smart Bulbs

Philips Hue Line Gains New Filament Smart Bulbs

Signify today announced that its Philip Hue line of lights is gaining several new filament bulb options, which will be available in a variety of sizes. Filament bulbs are bulbs that can be used with

Best new (and returning) features in iOS 13.1 beta 1

The iOS 13.1 beta is in testing, even before the release of iOS 13.0. Here's what's new in iOS 13.1 beta 1 -- and there's quite a lot! (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Xiaomi’s Yeelight Updated With HomeKit Support

Xiaomi’s Yeelight Updated With HomeKit Support

Xiaomi is known for their affordable smartphones, but in case you didn’t know, Xiaomi also makes a bunch of other products and gadgets that are equally affordable. One of those products is their
IKEA’s Smart Blinds Won’t Support HomeKit At Launch

IKEA’s Smart Blinds Won’t Support HomeKit At Launch

One of the selling points of IKEA’s smart home products, apart from its affordability, is how they support Apple’s HomeKit ecosystem. This means that they can be used together with other HomeKit
Review: Satechi's Dual Smart Outlet Offers HomeKit Compatibility and Power Monitoring

Review: Satechi's Dual Smart Outlet Offers HomeKit Compatibility and Power Monitoring

Satechi this summer launched its first HomeKit-compatible product, the Dual Smart Outlet, a HomeKit plug that turns dumb appliances and electronics into smart electronics that can work alongside other
TP-Link Kasa Smart Plug will snub Apple HomeKit ecosystem

TP-Link Kasa Smart Plug will snub Apple HomeKit ecosystem

The smart home ecosystem has practically settled into three camps revolving around the top AI assistants. Some of those products remain rooted to one camp but the enterprising ones try to cover all
TP-Link Kasa Smart Plug will snub Apple HomeKit ecosystem

TP-Link Kasa Smart Plug will snub Apple HomeKit ecosystem

The smart home ecosystem has practically settled into three camps revolving around the top AI assistants. Some of those products remain rooted to one camp but the enterprising ones try to cover all