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January 16, 2022
Best HomeKit camera in 2022

With the best HomeKit camera, your security setup will work perfectly with your Apple devices. HomeKit is Apple's answer to Alexa or Google Assistant: one place where you can control different products via the Home app. Your HomeKit devices communicate through a central hub, which may be built into a device, such as an Apple […]

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January 16, 2022
Apple fixes HomeKit denial-of-service bug with new iOS update

On Wednesday, Apple released iOS 15.2.1, a minor update to the mobile operating system that fixes bugs, including a denial-of-service vulnerability previously reported by The Verge. The 15.2.1 patch fixes a vulnerability caused by HomeKit, the software API for connecting smart home devices to iOS applications. If the vulnerability was exploited, very long-named HomeKit devices […]

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January 16, 2022
Wemo Smart Video Doorbell review: The new HomeKit doorbell of choice

Homekit.Blog is supported by its audience and can earn commissions as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. This HomeKit Secure Video doorbell is the epitome of an Apple smart home device. Let's take a closer look at the just announced Belkin Wemo Smart Video […]

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January 16, 2022
New 27-inch iMac, AirTag anti-stalking, iMessage debacle on the Homekit.Blog podcast

Homekit.Blog is supported by its audience and can earn commissions as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. On this week's episode of the Homekit.Blog Podcast, your hosts discuss the upcoming 27-inch iMac Pro update, what to do if you see AirTag 'Item Detected Near […]

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January 16, 2022
Eve Cam Delivers HomeKit Secure Video Support After Discounted Up to $130

Amazon is now offering the Eve Cam 1080p HomeKit Security Camera for $129.99 that ships when clipping the coupon on the page. Under the usual $150 price tag, you're looking at $20 in savings in addition to the third-best discount in the past year within $10 of our last entry. Equipped with HomeKit Secure Video […]

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January 15, 2022
How to easily schedule HomeKit devices with Siri commands

You know you can turn on a HomeKit accessory by talking to Siri, but do you know you can turn devices on or off just as easily in the future? Here's how to set impromptu schedules for your HomeKit accessories using Siri commands — and why you might want to. For Temporary Schedules Apple's Home […]

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January 15, 2022
Best Deals January 15: $250 Off iRobot Roombas, $98 Adata 1TB NVMe, $60 Razer Kiyo, More!

Homekit.Blog is supported by its audience and can earn commissions as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. Saturday's best deals are $250 off iRobot Roombas, a 27-inch Acer WQHD monitor for $300 and the Razer Kiyo webcam for $60. After the chaos of the […]

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January 15, 2022
Aqara TVOC: Air quality, humidity and temperature always in view

Based on the air quality, humidity and temperature, some automations can be triggered. No matter if the bathroom fan should be switched on when the air humidity is too high, the air purifier when the air quality is poor or the air conditioner or fan on hot days: For all these automations, the Aqara air […]

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January 14, 2022
HomeKit Weekly Review: Aqara devices available at Apple, Echo devices support Matter, and more

An exciting week is behind us, in which HomeKit blinds in particular played a role. But there was also a new announcement and exciting developments in the new smarthome standard Matter. HomeKit sticker as a warning Earlier this week, we brought to your attention the "Secured by Apple HomeKit" stickers. These are meant to be […]

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January 14, 2022
Philips Hue Gradient Lightstrip Ambiance: Multicolor light strip announces itself

Signify already has a multicolored lightstrip on the market with the Philips Hue Play Gradient Lightstrip. However, this one is specifically designed to be mounted behind the TV. According to the colleagues from Hueblog, however, another multicolored lightstrip should be available soon. On the one hand, we find multicolored lightstrips quite exciting, since beautiful effects […]

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January 14, 2022
HomeKit Weekly Review: HomePod Mini now also available in Austria, preparations for Amazon Prime Day and more

As every Sunday, we look back on the events of the past seven days in the HomeKit world and summarize the new launches, improvements, tips and more for you again. IKEA introduces new SYMFONISK speaker Earlier this week, IKEA unveiled a new SYMFONISK speaker. While the new model of the lamp speaker continues to wait, […]

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January 14, 2022
Meross adds Diffuser to HomeKit product range

It's been a while in coming, but Meross has finally added a HomeKit-compatible version of their Smart Oil Diffuser to their smart home lineup of products, which now includes a fairly extensive range of devices - smart plugs, lights, strips, garage door openers, and smart switches, etc. I saw "a while" for two reasons; first, […]

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January 13, 2022
OmniaBlinds: HomeKit blinds in cooperation with Eve Systems coming in fall

Back in February, we were able to report on the cooperation between Eve Systems and Coulisse, which is to bring forth HomeKit motors for roller blinds. Other manufacturers will be able to integrate these into their own products, making it easy to offer HomeKit-enabled roller blinds. OmniaBlind is the first partner to announce corresponding roller […]

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January 12, 2022
Sonevo also offers HomeKit roller blinds from autumn

Just on Tuesday, we reported on the HomeKit roller blinds from OmniaBlinds. But also Sonevo will offer smart roller blinds in cooperation with Eve Systems from September. The German company Sonevo already offers roller blinds that can be integrated into one's own smarthome. So far, however, these can only be controlled via amazon Alexa or […]

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January 12, 2022
"Secured by Apple HomeKit": Stickers to print yourself

Sometimes you want to show what you have. With the own security system, a sticker can drive away the one or other burglar again. On reddit, lukelmiller has now published image files with which you can print your own stickers with "Secured by Apple HomeKit". Opinions on information signs for alarm systems vary widely. Some […]

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January 12, 2022
Aqara Roller Shade Driver E1: HomeKit control for roller shades with chain hoist launches

While we still have to wait until the end of the year for the market launch of the numerous HomeKit roller shades from Eve Systems, Aqara has now released a retrofit solution for existing roller shades with chain pull. We no longer want to do without HomeKit roller blinds. You have the privacy you need […]

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January 12, 2022
Controller for HomeKit: App update shows empty scenes and broken automations

The selection of HomeKit apps keeps growing. However, an old hand is Controller for HomeKit. Thanks to exciting features and continuous development, the app should be shortlisted when choosing the right HomeKit app. The freshly released update to version 5.5 has new filters for smart folders on board. Smart folders filter automations and scenes For […]

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January 12, 2022
Aqara releases new contact sensor and water detector in China, new firmware for Siri Remote and more

Every Sunday we recap the events in the HomeKit world of the past seven days. Yeedi Mop Station available now We continue to be very happy with the Yeedi Mop Station, you can read our full review here. The robot vacuums and mops blithely every day as soon as we leave the house. The best […]

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January 12, 2022
Koogeek - No longer available for purchase

In our own extensive device database, we had listed 14 devices of the manufacturer Koogeek so far. From the adapter plug, to a contact sensor, various light switches and multiple plugs, to the coveted Lightstrip with USB connection, Koogeek was also represented with its HomeKit devices with us for a long time. Now, unfortunately, we […]

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January 12, 2022
Philips Hue Gradient Signe: multicolor floor and table lamp surfaced

After the Philips Hue Gradient Lightstrip Ambiance, the first product photo of the new Philips Hue Gradient Signe has now surfaced. Just like the new Lightstrip, the floor or table lamp can also shine in multiple colors simultaneously. Signify seems to have taken a liking to multi-colored light sources with the Philips Hue Play Gradient […]

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January 12, 2022
HomeKit week in review: eero 6 router support thread, HomePod Mini is a big seller, and more

The summer slump seems to be here, as there wasn't much to report this week. Nevertheless, we look back at the past seven days and summarize the news for you once again. Aqara TVOC: Air quality sensor tried out Earlier this week, we shared our experience with Aqara's HomeKit air quality sensor. The Aqara TVOC […]

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January 12, 2022
Philips Hue app version 4.2 released, Nanoleaf Essentials support Screen Mirror and more

Another quiet week passes us by. As always, we're recapping the events of the past seven days for you this Sunday. More multicolored lamps from Philips Hue After announcing a multicolored Lightstrip from Philips Hue last week, another new model of the table and floor lamp arrived this week Signe added. In addition to being […]

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January 11, 2022
Sleep aid with HomeKit integration from Meross launches

A new HomeKit device from Meross is now available. This time, the manufacturer wants to appeal to parents in particular (but not only). The sleep aid comes with a night light and integrated speaker. Meross has one of the widest product ranges of HomeKit devices. So it's no surprise that the manufacturer now offers a […]

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January 11, 2022
This HomeKit Air Quality Monitor brings five stats to your Siri setup for $81 (save 24%)

Qingping's official Amazon store (100% positive all-time feedback) is now offering its HomeKit Air Monitor Lite for $80.99 shipped. Below the usual price tag of $106, today's offering hits a new low at $5 below our previous listing and a 24% savings. Qingping Air Monitor Lite comes standard with HomeKit support, so you can link […]

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January 11, 2022
iOS 15: These are the HomeKit innovations

Apple has just distributed iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, tvOS 15 and the software for the HomePod in version 15. Here is an overview of the HomeKit innovations. Unlimited HomeKit Secure Video Cameras With HomeKit Secure Video Cameras, recordings from surveillance cameras are encrypted while still in the home via the Home Hub and […]

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January 11, 2022
All your smart home questions about the latest episode of HomeKit Insider

Homekit.Blog is supported by its audience and can earn commissions as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. Ahead of CES 2022, your HomeKit Insider hosts will tackle a wide variety of listener questions, ranging from the simple — like how to name your smarthome […]

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January 11, 2022
TP-Link launches HomeKit-compatible smart lights and sockets at CES

Homekit.Blog is supported by its audience and can earn commissions as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. Smart home company TP-Link will introduce several new HomeKit-enabled products at CES 2022 as it brings its European "Tapo" series of devices to the US. TP-Link previously […]

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January 11, 2022
Save up to 33% on Philips Hue White HomeKit smart bulbs from $10

Amazon is now offering the Philips Hue White Ambiance A19 LED Smart Bulb for $20.39 when clipping the coupon on the page. Shipping is free for Prime members or on orders over $25. Normally fetching $25, you're looking at the lowest price since summer 2021 in addition to nearly $5 in savings and the second […]

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January 11, 2022
Hands on with the new HomeKit devices from CES 2022

CES 2022 was our first look at some of the new Matter and Thread HomeKit products, and we spent most of our time at the show with them. You can look forward to this. All HomeKit gear from CES 2022 Belkin Belkin had some new things to show off at CES 2022, as well as […]

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January 10, 2022
HomeKit, Alexa and Assistant adorn iDevices' budget-friendly $63 smart thermostat

Amazon is offering the iDevices Wi-Fi HomeKit Smart Thermostat for $63.08 shipped. Below a normal price of $85 or so, today's deal beats our previous listing by over $3 and marks a new all-time low that we have tracked. While this thermostat is a few years old at this point, it's still a solid choice […]

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January 10, 2022
Philips Hue's all-new 100W Color HomeKit Smart Bulb on sale for the first time for $48 (save 20%)

Amazon is now offering the Philips Hue White and Color A21 High Lumen Smart Bulb for $47.99 shipped. Normally you fetch $60, you look at the very first discount on the recent release with 20% off. The new version delivers Philips Hue's brightest color lamp to date and has a higher lumen output comparable to […]

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January 10, 2022
Netatmo Security Sensor: HomeKit, Matter and Thread Support

A new Netatmo Security Sensor aims to provide maximum compatibility in terms of both hardware and software. As for the hardware, the device is two sensors in one, combining a door/window contact sensor with a motion detector… Software is equally flexible: the sensor supports Thread and Matter, meaning it's also HomeKit compatible. HomeKit News suggests […]

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January 10, 2022
Best Deals January 10: $150 Off M1 MacBook Pro, $398 Electric Bike, More!

Homekit.Blog is supported by its audience and can earn commissions as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. In addition to discounts on the AirPods Pro and 13-inch MacBook Pro, Monday's best deals include the EufyCam security camera kit for $260 and a Hyper Bicycles […]

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