Diodes on the outside, Apple-compatible smarts on the inside: these new 3D-printed connected LEDs are pure nerd joy.
Philips Hue's LEDs are still the color-changing bulbs to beat, but they're still awfully expensive -- and the competition is catching up quickly. Apple HomeKit integration is a big step forward for the software, but it's disappointing that the hardware didn't get more of an upgrade, as well.
August announces integration with Apple HomeKit for its second-generation Smart Lock.
If you've committed to HomeKit for your smart-home setup (and if you own an Apple TV), then this is an easy lock to recommend, but keep in mind that other locks like it are compatible with more products and platforms.
On a quest to find the one app to unlock your Siri-enabled smart home's potential? Here's what we've found.
We used the CNET Smart Home to test out 17 different apps meant to automate Siri's smart home. Here's a look at the apps that rose above the rest.
With a new version of the Hue Bridge, you'll be able to bring your smart lights under Siri's control.
If you're an iOS user looking to schedule lights and appliances to turn on and off through a single app, then Insteon's HomeKit-compatible Hub fits the bill, and it has the potential to get even better, but as of now, it's too limited to recommend.
Apple HomeKit is the set of smart-home protocols built directly into your iPhone's operating system. Here are the devices that put it to use.
Yes, you can already access various smart home products from your iPhone or iPad, but Apple's HomeKit software may have found a better way... if it ever officially launches.
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