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Yobi HomeKit Video Doorbell

Yobi reveals HomeKit Video Doorbell

Yobi a US based smart home company, is taking pre-orders for a HomeKit video doorbell, named the Yobi B3. The news comes via HomeKit enthusiast blog HomeKitNews, which is reporting the news. However, according to...

Update to Logitech Circle 2 brings light and occupancy sensors

Logitech has announced a new firmware update for the Circle 2 camera that adds occupancy and light sensors exposed to HomeKit. The updated firmware only applies to cameras running the current beta for HomeKit...
eufy Indoorcam HomeKit

eufy indoorCam HomeKit enabled camera revealed

Details of the Eufy IndoorCam which is HomeKit enabled has been revealed via the company's social media pages. The information, first spotted by KingKarl-TM on the HomeKit subreddit today, shows 2 cameras that appear to...
Vocolinc Door and Window sensor

Vocolinc to release Door and Window sensor

Based on recent reports, it looks like Vocolinc may release a door and window sensor. The VS1 will be Vocolinc's first HomeKit smart sensor, if this report is to be believed. First reported by Simon...
eufycam 2 HomeKit secure video

eufyCam 2 now supports HomeKit Secure Video – UPDATE

Anker has begun a firmware update to its eufyCam 2 that brings HomeKit Secure Video. The update available for free, which gives users the ability to use Apples privacy focused smart camera storage feature. Update...

Exclusive – UK version of the Aqara Hub coming in 2020

Following speculation of its existence via Aqara's own site, I can now finally reveal the UK version of the Aqara Hub is real. This will be welcome news for UK users wanting to get...
Vocolinc VAP1 Air Purifier

Vocolinc HomeKit Air Purifier pre-orders now live

Although the company is yet to officially confirm, it looks like the Vocolinc VAP1 Air Purifier is available for pre-order. This is following a leak just before CES 2020 in which details of the...
HomeKit iOS 14

HomeKit in iOS 14 – Face recognition, Apple TV audio and night shift

HomeKit which is Apples smart home frame work is rumoured to receive three major new features in iOS 14. The improvements to HomeKit include Face recognition, Apple TV audio and Night Shift for lights. The...
abode app 5.0

Abode updates its app for its HomeKit security system

Abode has released an app update for its HomeKit security system and other smart home products. The update is out today via a beta program that users can sign up for. The Abode 5.0 for...
Aqara G2H HomeKit Secure Video

Aqara G2H will feature HomeKit Secure Video camera

Based on a forum post, it looks like Aqara will launch an affordable HomeKit Secure Video camera later this year. The company's long-awaited, Aqara G2H camera will support Apple’s privacy focused HSV feature standard...

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