Hands-on with Sonos Move 2, new Amazon gear arrives in Hue's Matter ecosystem

Cupertino, September 25, 2023

In this week's episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast, your hosts get started with the Sonos Move 2, discuss Amazon's new products, Hue's new update, and more.

With the launch of iOS 17, a slew of app updates have hit devices. We discussed a few in the episode, including Signals. Also, many smart home-oriented apps during the week have added support for StandBy mode and interactive widgets to make it easier to control your smart home.

And Signify has finally released the long-awaited Matter update, bringing the brand's smart lights and sensors to the cross-platform ecosystem.

Arlo has also released a range of new cameras, an updated version of its Essentials doorbell and a pair of standalone cameras. HomeKit support will arrive in 2024.

Amazon had a big event this past week, announcing a slew of products and software updates. Notable for smart home users is the new hub, an updated version of Alexa, and the new Echo Show 8.

Finally, we wrap up the episode with a quick hands-on with the new Sonos Move 2. This updated portable speaker has stereo drivers, longer battery life and more.

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