HomeKit Weekly Review: Desk lamp with QI charging pad available and more

Cupertino, January 7, 2022

An exciting week is behind us, in which Apple also introduced some HomeKit innovations at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference.

Apple presents HomeKit innovations

This week, this year's WWDC took place. At the traditional opening event, Apple presented, among other things, iOS 15 including some HomeKit innovations.

iOS 15 HomeKit innovations

In addition to improvements for HomeKit Secure Video cameras, the Apple TV and Siri, the new smart home standard Matter is the topic of this article. A summary of all HomeKit innovations can be found in this article.

Automation of the week: Start HomeKit watering control depending on weather conditions

The temperatures are rising and the garden should have already been equipped with fresh plants at many of you. Therefore, this week we have presented you a suitable HomeKit automation for automatic watering, in which we include the current weather forecast.

Start HomeKit watering control depending on the weather

Our reader Stefan then contacted us with an improvement that we don't want to deprive you of. Instead of checking the weather forecast only for the current day, Stefan created an automation that checks the next three days (see screenshots).

HomeKit and Matter: Important questions answered

Since after the presentation of the smart home standard. Matter of the Connectivity Standards Alliance still left some questions unanswered, we published a post this week with the most important questions and answers.

HomeKit and Matter: An overview

Included is our research on the topic, conversations with device manufacturers, and also Apple's session at WWDC on the topic.

HomeKit desk lamp with QI charging pad available

After we reported on the HomeKit desk lamp from Meross last week, a strikingly similar lamp has now appeared on Amazon.

HomeKit desk lamp with QI charging pad available

Best selling & Top trending HomeKit product in our shop at this moment

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