Samsung QD OLED TV, SwitchBot, and MagSafe Go Head-to-Head Against Qi2

Cupertino, August 14, 2023

On this week's episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast, your hosts cover all the latest smart home news, discuss the new Samsung S95C QD-OLED TV, and talk MagSafe vs. Qi2. This week, SwitchBot updated its Hub 2 controller to add Matter support. This includes the IR blaster for any older devices you have in your home that are not yet connected to your smart home. Next up is an additional new feature in the Aqara app update that we covered in last week's episode. Scenes created in the Aqara app can now be transferred directly to the Home app and accessed via Siri. Plus, Sengled is out with its latest product, a simple Matter-connected multi-color smart bulb. In the second half of the episode, your hosts try to differentiate between Qi2 and MagSafe and Apple's decision to offer both components for sale to accessory manufacturers. We also review the new Samsung S95C QD-OLED television, which has a host of smart features, including support for AirPlay 2.

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