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Hive HomeKit

Hive Home to finally get HomeKit support in 2019

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In the UK Hive Home is a popular choice for control central heating and Hot water. Hive’s thermostat already works with Amazon Alexa and...
Somfy smart lock HomeKit support

Somfy Door keeper smart lock announced

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Somfy has revealed a smart lock called the Door Keeper, which is aimed at the European market. The new lock uses Somfy's own patented...
Apple HomeKit CES 2020

Best of HomeKit CES 2020

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Some have been thinking HomeKit has been a little neglected in recent years and lags behind its competitors with the amount of accessories available....
Philips Hue outdoor range

New Philips Hue updated Outdoor Smart Lighting

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Signify has announced an expansion of the Philips Hue outdoor collection with a new range of smart wall lights, pathway lights and low-voltage fixtures. Aswell...
LIFX z TV kit

LIFX announce new light bulbs, strips and switch

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LIFX, known for its line of HomeKit-connected lights and accessories, has announced several new products at CES 2020. These include a new Filament bulb,...
Ikea Home smart

Why Ikea Home Smart needs to get smarter

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At first, Ikea treated smart home like a hobby, but the company embarked on a journey to change that last summer. This is when...
Rio Arc HomeKit

Rio heating to launch worlds first HomeKit Convector Heater

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Rio heating is set to launch the worlds first HomeKit compatible Convector Heater. The Rio Arc looks like a traditional convection heater with its...
Robin Telecom HomeKit Secure Video

Robin ProLine Doorbell gets HomeKit Secure Video support

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Robin Telecom has announced that both the ProLine Doorbell and Robin ProLine Compact are now compatible with Apple’s own HomeKit Secure Video.  Both models...
KeyMitt smart lock

New Startup Keymitt to bring smart lock with HomeKit

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Keymitt is a new startup who plans to introduce a new smart lock that with HomeKit support. The smart lock works similar to the...
iOS 13 splitting devices

Update to HomeKit allows splitting of accessories in iOS 13.2 beta

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Since Apple made iOS 13 Beta available in the summer, users have been complaining of the way they had grouped accessories with multiple sensors...

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