On this week's episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast, your hosts talk about new products from Meross, how to get your MyQ garage door back into CarPlay, and several new MagSafe chargers.
At the beginning of the episode, MyQ returns to CarPlay – with a catch. After discontinuing the dedicated HomeKit hub, MyQ has a new way of working for smart home users. Anyone with a Honda or Acura CarPlay vehicle can use a connected app to bring their MyQ garage door into CarPlay. It's not as seamless as the HomeKit version, but it doesn't bring the garage to your car's infotainment system.
Meross has apparently released a few new products recently and your hosts talk about two of the coolest new products, like the new fan controller with light switch and current Christmas lights.
Netatmo has finally released its smart door lock after making its CES debut years ago. It's a retro-fit lock and while it supports NFC, it doesn't support Apple HomeKit.
Nanoleaf has a few new light bulbs, a downward-facing full-color can and a smart GU10 bulb. They're also teaming up with Umbra to create a new wearable, Matter-connected smart bulb.
We wrap up the episode with a discussion about iPhone 15 and MagSafe, highlighting three new MagSafe stands that were recently launched.
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