Onvis CS1 Contact Sensor Available for Purchase on Amazon, Shipping November 25th

First discovered back in September, the Onvis CS1 Contact Sensor is now available for purchase on Amazon. Discovered by Chris Young of HomeKitGeek.com fame, the sensor brings a new take on the traditional door and window contact sensor throwing in not just the ability to determine whether or not something has been opened but also temperature and humidity. The sensor also has a unique audible … Continue reading Onvis CS1 Contact Sensor Available for Purchase on Amazon, Shipping November 25th

Reagle Smart Deadbolt Gateway Now Available

Announced earlier this year alongside the Reagle Smart Deadbolt, the Reagle Gateway, which adds remote capabilities for users without a HomeKit hub, is now available on Amazon. The gateway, which retails for $59.00, bridges the gap between Bluetooth and Wi-FI, and it also fills in one of the missing features that HomeKit owners currently do not have access to even with a HomeKit hub. As … Continue reading Reagle Smart Deadbolt Gateway Now Available

HomeKit Deals: Eve Door & Window Sensor $29.99, Ecobee 3 Lite Thermostat $139

Amazon is getting into the shopping season early, with a couple of HomeKit accessory deals that cover some of the best devices within their respective categories. Starting with one of few contact sensors available for HomeKit; The Eve Door & Window Wireless contact sensor is on sale at Amazon for $29.99 marked down from the regular price of $39.99. The Eve sensor allows you to … Continue reading HomeKit Deals: Eve Door & Window Sensor $29.99, Ecobee 3 Lite Thermostat $139

How To: Upgrade your Logitech Circle 2 Camera to HomeKit Secure Video

Here’s the guide that I wrote for iMore detailing the steps involved with upgrading the Logitech Circle 2 Camera to HomeKit Secure Video. Please note that this “conversion” process is listed as a beta by Logitech, and things can go awry. Also you will lose the ability to control and view your camera via the Circle app, and downgrades will require contacting Logitech’s support channels, … Continue reading How To: Upgrade your Logitech Circle 2 Camera to HomeKit Secure Video

Eufy Cam 2 Missing HomeKit Support At Launch, Exact Release Date TBD

The highly anticipated Eufy Cam 2 hit electronics retailer Best Buy this week, bringing with it an affordable price tag and completely wireless operation that is sure to give rival Arlo a run for its money. However, as we previously reported as being in jeopardy, HomeKit support is indeed not along for the ride, with early adopters finding out the hard way after setting up … Continue reading Eufy Cam 2 Missing HomeKit Support At Launch, Exact Release Date TBD

HomeKit Deal: Legrand On-Q Smart Plug-In Switch 30% off at Amazon

A popular deal from just a few weeks ago is back, as Amazon is once again offering a 30% off coupon on the Legrand-On-Q Smart Plug-In Switch. Regularly $24.99, it is now only $17.49 after clipping the green coupon option on the product page. This makes the Legrand Plug one of the lowest priced HomeKit plugs available on the market. Legrand’s accessories utilize Wi-Fi for … Continue reading HomeKit Deal: Legrand On-Q Smart Plug-In Switch 30% off at Amazon

Legrand Introduces 3 New HomeKit Compatible Accessories

Electrical and lighting experts Legrand has quietly introduced 3 previously unannounced HomeKit compatible products on their online store recently. The products, which were first spotted by u/brantmacga on the HomeKit subreddit, are only currently available directly through Legrand, and an accompanying video for them was uploaded to YouTube on November 5th, suggesting that they were just released a few days ago. While none of the … Continue reading Legrand Introduces 3 New HomeKit Compatible Accessories

Robin ProLine Compact Video Doorbell Now Available

Robin Telecom, manufacturer of the only HomeKit video doorbell on the market has announced a new variant that is available for purchase today. The Robin ProLine Compact Video Doorbell is, as its name implies, a smaller version of the ProLine Video Doorbell, that carries along the same aesthetics of the original and adds two new color options. The Compact version of the ProLine doorbell has … Continue reading Robin ProLine Compact Video Doorbell Now Available

Logitech bringing HomeKit Secure Video Support to Circle 2 Cameras Today

Logitech, makers of the Logi Circle 2 HomeKit camera, has announced that support for HomeKit Secure Video is rolling out today. The announcement makes Logitech the first to support the feature, which was originally announced back in June at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose. The update works for the wired version of the Logi Circle 2 only, as it’s battery powered version … Continue reading Logitech bringing HomeKit Secure Video Support to Circle 2 Cameras Today

Expired: HomeKit Deal: Eton’s Blackout Buddy Connect Just $10 at Amazon

Today over on Amazon, Eton’s Blackout Buddy Connect, an already low cost HomeKit emergency preparedness accessory gets even lower thanks to a coupon for $10 off. The coupon, which needs to be applied directly from the product’s page, brings the cost of the Blackout Buddy Connect down to an even $10, a steal for all of its features. At this price it is a no-brainer … Continue reading Expired: HomeKit Deal: Eton’s Blackout Buddy Connect Just $10 at Amazon