We all know that Apple is pretty finicky when it comes to opening up access to their HomeKit products. We’ve covered plenty, but the Dual Smart Outlet by Satechi is one of the few that manages to knock smart accessories out of the park in both price, and practicality.
Nanoleaf made a name for themselves with their color-changing triangular-shaped Light Panels back in 2016. Now they’ve upped the ante with the Nanoleaf Canvas; light squares with edge-to-edge illumination, built-in sound reactivity, touch sensitivity, and a whole lot more. Canvas is a beautiful piece of kinetic artwork that adds brilliant light and a sense of playfulness to any space.
This week at CES Eve Systems, popular for their smart home accessories, released their Eve Energy Strip — a triple outlet for your home with HomeKit integration, power consumption monitoring, and much more.
Today ConnectSense announced its newest HomeKit-enabled smart plug, the Smart Outlet 2 to its product lineup.
I have an office with two windows on our house’s south side; these windows take in brutal amounts of Texas sun and heat during the spring and summer. Lutron Serena Shades are custom-made window shades that can be controlled by a remote, by your smartphone, or with an AI assistant. What you end up with are smarthome-worthy window coverings.
Over the past few years since Apple has released HomeKit products, I’ve tested everything from smart plugs, light bulbs, and even smart cameras, but who would think that my favorite product would actually end up being one that’s so simple to use, but has multiple functionalities to control all of the HomeKit products I’ve previously reviewed? That’s where the Fibaro Button comes into play.
As a huge fan of HomeKit products one thing that I truly longed for was an adequate surge protector. Now that Apple has begun opening up their Smart Home platform to more companies and changed their framework a bit, you’ll see more and more smart home products popping up left and right, but the Koogeek Surge Protector REALLY caught my eye.
In search of good HomeKit smart plugs that not only look phenomenal but can control all of your home appliances with ease, the iU9 Smart Power Outlet by Taiwan-based company Opro9 may be one of the best plugs I’ve used in a very long time.
My family can’t be the only one who’s accidentally left the garage door open overnight, right? Chamberlain wants to solve that problem by making your dumb old garage door smarter with the MyQ Smart Garage Hub, which allows you to open and close your garage door or check its status from your smartphone. Grab yours today for $99.99.
Fibaro stepped into 2018 in a major way, giving us two new Apple HomeKit-enabled products that will make home automation a bit more simple.
NetGear’s Orbi is an absolutely phenomenal product, but if you wanted to go a bit further out than the four walls of your home with your WiFi to say maybe internet by the pool or in the yard, Netgear has the Orbi Outdoor Satellite that you should check out.
A few months ago I spoke on how my home is almost exclusively connected to Apple’s HomeKit, and with the recent addition of Koogeek’s P1 Smart Plug, my Smart Home has gotten that much more advanced.
In the last few years, the smarthome accessory market has exploded. Now it’s possible for anyone to make their home more automated, efficient, and yes, smarter to add aftermarket accessories that remotely control or oversee their home’s temperature, energy efficiency, who’s in their home, who has access to their home, and more. Which brings us to the Friday Lock.
We’ve covered Elgato Eve products since they became available; these are add-on Smarthome accessories that allow you to automate and control your home remotely using the Eve app on your iPhone; they integrate seamlessly with Apple HomeKit. Their latest product is the Elgato Eve Degree, a tiny and elegant aluminum-cased indoor or outdoor temperature with humidity monitor.
Logitech announced their POP Smart Button today, which is the next generation of smart home products that the company added to it’s expanding fleet, will now work with Apple’s HomeKit.
Elgato is one of the more popular brands today that are completely compatible with Apple’s HomeKit. Their accessories make sure that you can improve your comfort by knowing more about your home with things like the Eve Energy, Eve Room and Eve Window. Their latest product, the Eve Light Switch is made to make sure that you can always control your lightning, no matter where you are. Elgato sent me…
There are plenty of smart home products out on the market, but none quite as unique as the August Smart Lock. August sent over the popular smart home product that promises the user the ability to control access from anywhere, all without changing the look or lock on the outside of your door. So let’s get into it.
Lighting control pioneer Lutron Electronics, seems to be on a mission to make a completely seamless experience in terms of advancement of lighting control as well as making your smart home more connected by announcing three new products. Showcased last week at CES in Las Vegas, Lutron announced their super affordable and easy-to-install Caséta Wireless system, professionally installed RadioRA 2, and their HomeWorks QS total home control system, three products…
D-Link, one of the leaders in home security and monitoring systems announced a product that anyone who loves Apple’s HomeKit platform, or just smart home tech in general definitely need to check out. The Omna 180 Cam HD, which is THE Apple HomeKit enabled camera I’ve been hoping for. The Omna 180 Cam HD just looks immaculate. With an elegant design, the Omna is the first in D-Link’s Omna family,…
August Home is known for their awesome smart lock that is already in many homes. So it’s no surprise they follow up such a successful smart home accessory by expanding with two MAJOR announcements here at CES 2017. The leading provider of smart locks and smart home products, August Home Inc. made two HUGE announcements, one being their August Smart Lock Mortise Kit. The first smart lock solution in North…
iDevices, one of the top names in the connected home market has released a new HomeKit enabled product that makes your home that much more smarter.