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

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

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

Philips Hue Smart Plug Now Available in North America

The Philips Hue Smart Plug, announced back in June, hit the market just a few weeks later in most countries around the world, except for North America. This is changing though, as retail giant Best Buy is now listing the plug as available for purchase in the United States, and the Philips Hue online store now shows them available as well, albeit with the message … Continue reading Philips Hue Smart Plug Now Available in North America

Satechi’s EU Dual Smart Outlet Now Available

Released in North America back in June of this year, Satechi’s Dual Smart Outlet brought a new design to HomeKit plugs allowing it to offer two controllable outlets in a slim form that didn’t block access to both receptacles in wall outlets. An EU version was announced along the same time but was not released with the North American counterpart, and no release date was … Continue reading Satechi’s EU Dual Smart Outlet Now Available

Eufy Cam 2 Shipping November 19th, HomeKit Support Missing at Launch? Update: Now available at Best Buy

Update 10/12/19: The Eufy Cam 2 is now available from Best Buy. The 2 camera set also includes an extra camera for free, making it 3 cameras and the base for $350. Announced late last month, the Eufy Cam 2 from popular accessories manufacturer Anker’s smart home brand Eufy, quickly became one of the most anticipated smart home releases thanks to its lack of subscription … Continue reading Eufy Cam 2 Shipping November 19th, HomeKit Support Missing at Launch? Update: Now available at Best Buy