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February 26, 2024
Get this 2-outlet HomeKit outdoor smart plug for just $21 (32% off)

Amazon is offering the meross Outdoor Smart Plug for $21.10 shipped, after clipping the 5% off coupon on the page. Free shipping is available for Prime members and for orders over $25. Down from its $31 price tag, it saw regular discounts in 2023, with the largest among them typically between $21 and $23. Today's […]

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February 26, 2024
Belkin's Echo Hub Incorporates AirPlay with Quest 3 Tracking Standard

In this episode of HomeKit Insider, The Verge's Jennifer Tuohy stops by to talk about Amazon's new Matter smart display, as well as the news of the week. Jennifer Tuohy covers smart home technology at The Verge and she's revisiting the podcast. She took the opportunity to dive into last week's new Amazon release. The […]

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February 26, 2024
Orvibo introduces a new Matter Smart Dimmer with remote control to its product range

It's been more than a year since we reported on three Matter-compatible products from smart home manufacturer Orvibo. Now it looks like the second of these is on sale. Last year the company finally released a firmware update for their MixPad D1, which we also reviewed, so joining the 'Matter' club is the company's smart […]

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February 23, 2024
Apple's website now features a convenient list of smart home devices compatible with HomeKit - The Verge, apple homekit... - GSA Legal

Apple's website has a convenient list of smart home gadgets that are compatible with HomeKit. This information was reported by The Verge and GSA Legal.

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February 23, 2024
HomeKit Weekly: Apple must address the shortcomings of HomeKit Secure Video

HomeKit Secure Video was launched by Apple in 2019. It was introduced as part of the iOS 13 update, which expanded HomeKit with secure video capabilities designed for better privacy and security in home surveillance. While a few updates have been seen since then, not much has changed. It's time for Apple to double down […]

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February 23, 2024
Ecobee's newest HomeKit SmartThermostats on sale after months, with prices starting at $170.

Amazon is now offering the ecobee SmartThermostat Premium for $219.99 shipped. This is lower than the usual $250 price tag, so you can save $30. It's the second best price yet and is on sale for the first time since Black Friday - when it was also the same price. We've seen it go for […]

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February 23, 2024
Philips Hue's popular HomeKit outdoor light strip now just $88 in time for spring - save $42

Amazon is now offering the Philips Hue Smart Outdoor Lightstrip for $88 shipped. This is down from the usual $130 price tag and marks the first discount in months. We last saw it on sale during Thanksgiving Week, and now it's being marked down right before spring with $42 in savings attached. This is easily […]

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February 22, 2024
Nanoleaf's Integration with Apple HomeKit in 2023 and Future Developments

Apple Home was first unveiled in 2014, and nearly a decade after its initial release, the smart home ecosystem has seen mixed results. It is widely regarded as a high-quality smart home app for people who use a lot of Apple products, but there are limitations. Not every smart home accessory supports HomeKit, and the […]

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February 22, 2024
Here are 5 things you can do if you have lost your Apple HomeKit pairing code

```html Apple HomeKit pairing codes make it quick and easy to connect devices to our smart homes. However, HomeKit codes are unique to each device, so they can make the process incredibly difficult if you lose one. MUO VIDEO OF THE DAY SCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT Here are some things you can do if […]

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February 22, 2024
The Ecobee Smart Video Doorbell with HomeKit is now available for the third time at a discounted price of $140.

Amazon is now offering the ecobee Smart Video Doorbell with HomeKit for sale for the third time. It drops to $139.99 shipped from its usual $160 price tag to match the second-best price yet. This matches our Black Friday entry from November and is within $20 of the all-time low before. Keep reading to find […]

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February 22, 2024
Adding a Matter Smart Home device to Apple Home: A Step-by-Step Guide

Matter opens the doors to a whole new world of automation possibilities and device types for Apple Home users thanks to cross-platform connectivity. But before you can take advantage of Matter, you need to know how to add a device to your smart home using your iPhone or iPad. With just a few taps, your […]

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February 21, 2024
How to Create HomeKit Scenes in the Apple Home App

Apple's Home app and Siri are incredibly convenient ways to control your smart home accessories. However, adjusting multiple accessories, such as a few lamps in the same room, can be a bit cumbersome. MUO VIDEO OF THE DAY SCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT HomeKit Scenes solve this problem by combining multiple devices and commands into […]

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February 20, 2024
A subscription-free way to protect your home interior

Key Points The Aqara Camera E1 provides a full 360 degree view of your home with its pan/tilt functionality, making it a versatile indoor security camera. The camera offers great video quality day and night with 2K resolution and features such as person detection and camera position setting for easier use. No subscription is required […]

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February 20, 2024
Home+ 6.2 Introduces New Smart Battery Features with Section and Widget

Matthias Hochgatterer's Home+ 6 for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch is one of the most powerful HomeKit apps out there, offering automation based on functionality revealed by Apple's HomeKit framework that doesn't even use its own Home app. The app also does a great job of surfacing sensor data hidden deep within the Home […]

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February 20, 2024
Updates: New HomeKit devices, Enhancements to Matter, and Much More

```html Matter is being upgraded with bug fixes, more new smart home devices are being announced, and we're testing the new Eve Flare in this week's Homekit Insider podcast. It's been an unusually busy week in the smart home space, with several new products looking to hit the market before WWDC announcements take over the […]

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February 20, 2024
Matter 1.2 Specification Enhances Support for New Device Types and Improves Performance

The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), of which Apple is a member, today announced that an updated Matter 1.2 specification is available to device manufacturers and platforms. Matter 1.2 adds support for additional device types and improvements to Matter. Matter is a smart home protocol that allows devices to work across multiple platforms, including HomeKit. With […]

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February 19, 2024
New Apple Smart Display Featuring Find My Wallet and AirTag-Like Trackers

In this episode of HomeKit Insider, your hosts discuss the latest buzz surrounding Apple's rumored smart home, check out some new trackers, and get started with a Find My-enabled wallet. Once again, the recent beta of tvOS 17.4 has revealed more information about Apple's alleged smart home display. At this stage, a release may happen […]

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February 16, 2024
Introducing HomeUI: The Vision Pro App that allows for spatial control of HomeKit lights, switches, and sockets

```html The Apple Vision Pro does not have a native version of the company's Home app. You can start the iPad version in compatibility mode, which I'm glad is available, but that means it doesn't offer any spatial computing features outside of a window floating in your environment. Fortunately, Rob Owen's HomeUI fills the gap […]

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February 16, 2024
Exploring the TP-Link Tapo 2K: A High-Quality Addition to the HomeKit Camera Lineup

It's been a while since I've found a great new HomeKit camera for indoor use, but the TP-Link Tapo 2K is proving to be an excellent option. With support for local recording via SD card, HomeKit Secure Video, and TP-Link's cloud service, there are plenty of options for choosing this camera for indoor recording needs. […]

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February 16, 2024
Revolutionizing Smart Home Control with HomeUI: Apple Vision Pro gets a new makeover

```html In the ever-evolving smart home ecosystem, the quest for seamless integration and control of home accessories has taken a significant leap forward. The introduction of HomeUI, a visionary application from Rob Owen, has elegantly bridged a notable gap in Apple Vision Pro's arsenal. Until now, the lack of a native Home app on Apple […]

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February 15, 2024
New MacBook Pros with 14-inch M3/Pro starting at $1,449, Save 50% on Eve HomeKit gear and more deals

Headlining all of Thursday's best deals are Apple's latest 14-inch M3/Pro MacBook Pros, available now starting at $1,449. Savings of up to $250 are available, with Eve's Room HomeKit air quality monitor dropping lower than ever before at $50 – 50% off the usual price. There's also ZAGG's Pro Stylus 2 with Magnetic Charging for […]

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February 15, 2024
Save 50% on Eve HomeKit gear, plus get a 14-inch M3/Pro MacBook Pro starting at $1,449

Thursday's Best Deals Headlining all of Thursday's best deals are Apple's latest 14-inch M3/Pro MacBook Pros Apple's latest 14-inch M3/Pro MacBook Pros are available now starting at $1,449. Savings of up to $250 are available. Eve's Room HomeKit air quality monitor has dropped to $50, which is 50% off the usual price. There's also ZAGG's […]

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February 15, 2024
Organizing Your HomeKit Accessories in the Home App

If you are tired of switching your accessories one by one in the Home app, then you need to know how to create groups in the Home app. With just a few taps you can connect similar accessories, such as lamps or smart sockets. MUO VIDEO OF THE DAY SCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT As […]

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February 15, 2024
Get the Eve Room HomeKit Air Quality Monitor with Thread for just $50 - 50% off (lowest price ever)

Amazon is now offering the latest Eve Room HomeKit Air Quality Monitor for $50.50 shipped. This is now an all-time low for the first time in over a year, with $39 off its usual $100 price tag. We saw it on sale recently, but that was for $19 more than retail during the holidays from […]

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February 14, 2024
Get the August 4th-Generation HomeKit Wi-Fi Smart Lock for a Discounted Price of $149 (Originally $230) as part of Black Friday Deals

Amazon is now offering the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock 4th Generation for $148.97 shipped. Normally $230, this is 35% or almost $82 off the going rate and the lowest price we can find. Today's deal comes within $10 of the Amazon low and puts it on par with the best available Black Friday price we […]

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February 14, 2024
Get 50% off the Eve Light Strip with Apple HomeKit support and brighten up your home

Setting up a new smart home Setting up a new smart home can be a complicated process, but smart lights are a great way to get started. Smart light strips are easy to install and are great for changing the entire atmosphere of a room, whether you stick them to the back of a TV […]

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February 14, 2024
50% Off! Eve HomeKit Compatible LED Light Strip and More Smart Devices Now Available Starting at $40

With Presidents' Day approaching, Amazon is offering up to 50% off a selection of Eve smart home devices. The biggest of these discounts goes to the Eve HomeKit-compatible LED Light Strip for $39.95 shipped. Compared to the usual $80 price tag, this is the first discount we've seen on this particular device in over two […]

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February 14, 2024
Upgrade to Nuki's latest smart lock with Thread support for seamless integration into your HomeKit smart home with just a HomePod or Apple TV, and it also works with Matter.

Building a smart home Building a smart home is a complicated affair. Some devices need to connect directly to your existing HomeKit hubs, and others require an additional hub to connect to those hubs. Some devices from the same manufacturer even require different hubs to run different products and rely on different connection methods to […]

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February 13, 2024
Re-establish connectivity for a HomeKit accessory on a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network

Nearly two years ago, my family traded a natural gas furnace for a two-stage heat pump that provides heating in the winter and cooling in the summer. As part of this conversion we needed a new thermostat. I wanted something with HomeKit support, so I opted for a Sensi Touch from Copeland, which got a […]

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February 13, 2024
The Best HomeKit Secure Video Cameras of 2024 According to Me

One of my favorite HomeKit features is HomeKit Secure Video, which lets me view and manage security camera recordings right in the Home app. There are a number of different cameras on the market that support this feature, and here are my favorites as someone who has tested many HomeKit accessories over the years. What […]

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February 13, 2024
The Best HomeKit Secure Video Cameras of 2024

< p >One of my favorite HomeKit features is HomeKit Secure Video, which lets me view and manage security camera recordings right in the Home app. There are a number of different cameras on the market that support this feature, and here are my favorites as someone who has tested many HomeKit accessories over the […]

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February 13, 2024
Get the Eve Room HomeKit Air Quality Monitor with Thread for just $61 and save 39% - the lowest price ever!

Amazon is now offering the latest Eve Room HomeKit Air Quality Monitor for $60.57 shipped. This is now an all-time low for the first time in over a year, with $39 off its usual $100 price tag. We saw it on sale recently, but that was for $19 more than retail during the holidays from […]

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February 12, 2024
Hue Contact Sensor Now Compatible with HomeKit, Rumored Sonos Integration, and Charging Reviews

```html On this week's episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast, your hosts discuss new product releases from the past week, discuss Sonos headphone rumors, and review a few products. Last week we saw the Briiv Pro indoor air purifier hit Kickstarter. We reviewed the original model and it uses more environmentally friendly materials for the […]

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