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HomePod mini HomeKit

Why a HomePod Mini will help HomeKit

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There is no doubting that Apple has a strong customer base for its Mac and iOS devices with record sales year on year. But it's no secret that HomeKit and Siri is trailing behind...
Eero HomeKit support

HomeKit support for Eero appears imminent

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Back at WWDC 2019, Apple announced that HomeKit would arrive on Eero, Linksys, and Charter Spectrum routers. Despite support not arriving in 2019, it would appear Eero has made the first move to bring...
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netatmo valve open window detection

Netatmo adds open window detection to its smart radiator valves

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Netatmo has added new functionality to their smart radiator in the form of open window detection. It works by detecting a sudden drop in temperatures and then shuts off the smart radiator valve. This...
Linksys Velop router HomeKit support

Linksys router models with HomeKit support confirmed

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HomeKit router support is looking very close after Eero routers showed up in the Home app. Now Linksys has now updated their product pages to show which of their routers will get the HomeKit...
Ikea smart blinds HomeKit

Hands on with HomeKit support for Ikea smart blinds

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After months of waiting, Ikea has now started rolling out HomeKit support for its FYRTUR and KADRILJ smart blinds. While I have been using Apple's smart home platform for several months via Homebridge and...
PureOne HomeKit

OneLife PureOne air purifier revealed at CES 2020

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German Startup Onelife the PureOne; an air purifier not only designed to clean the air you breathe in the home but also blend with your environment. While the PureOne has some impressive specs, the design could...
Ikea smart blinds homekit support

Ikea release HomeKit support for its smart blinds, again

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It looks like Ikea has released HomeKit support for its smart blinds according to a Reddit post. The roll out appears to be worldwide with multiple users confirming that there Tradfri gateway has received...
CES 2020 HomeKit

CES 2020 HomeKit news hub – All the Announcements

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CES 2020 has officially started in Las Vegas with manufacturers showing off their latest software and hardware HomeKit products for the coming year. As this event is taking place from today through to the...
Eve Water Guard HomeKit

Eve Water guard with HomeKit support available to order

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Following the announcement at CES 2020, the Eve Water Guard is now available to order from Amazon. The HomeKit water leak sensor plugs directly into a main source and can provide water detection for...
Ikea smart blinds homekit support

Ikea smart blinds HomeKit support now live

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Spotted by a Reddit user, it would appear Ikea has started to rollout support for HomeKit to its popular smart blinds, FRYTUR and KADRILJ. This is following the companies promise to bring support for...

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