Harmony Bridge macOS App Update Adds Device Specific Toggles

Harmony Bridge, the macOS utility that connects Logitech Harmony Hub connected devices to HomeKit has been updated to support several new features. The App, developed by Guy Brooker, worked exactly as advertised when we reviewed it just a few months ago making it a must have for those with a Logitech Harmony set up in their homes, especially for those without one of the latest … Continue reading Harmony Bridge macOS App Update Adds Device Specific Toggles

Rainmachine Adds HomeKit Support To Touch HD 12 & 16 Sprinkler Controllers

Rainmachine, which recently jumped on the HomeKit bandwagon by updating its Pro models of sprinkler controllers is back today with another round of updates making even more products HomeKit compatible. Spotted on reddit by u/Zonk-er, the company made the announcement on their website this morning, which states that a beta firmware update is now available for the company’s Touch HD 12 & 16 models. Even though this … Continue reading Rainmachine Adds HomeKit Support To Touch HD 12 & 16 Sprinkler Controllers

DayView Apple TV Dashboard App Updated, Now Completely Free

DayView, a popular “dashboard” style of App from developer Punya Chatterjee received an update this week bringing it up to version 1.5, and it comes with quite a big surprise. For those unfamiliar with the App, DayView essentially turns your Apple TV into a “dashboard” of sorts, displaying information that you care about on the big screen, such as the time, news, weather, and even … Continue reading DayView Apple TV Dashboard App Updated, Now Completely Free

Cabin, HomeKit Visualization App Now Available

Locometric, the United Kingdom based developers behind the RoomScan Pro App are back with a new HomeKit App named Cabin. The company’s latest offering provides a unique way of interacting with the HomeKit accessories in your home by using mapping technology to provide 2D and 3D views of your home. Once your home is scanned, individual accessories can be assigned to the various fixtures located … Continue reading Cabin, HomeKit Visualization App Now Available

What’s New in the Home App in iOS 13/macOS Catalina/WatchOS 6 Developer Beta 4?

This week, Apple has released the 4th developer betas for all of its operating systems, as well as public beta 3. In the fourth round of developer betas, we expected to see some improvements with regard to the little bugs and issues introduced in Beta 3, but unfortunately, this does not seem to be the case. In fact, we were hard pressed to find any … Continue reading What’s New in the Home App in iOS 13/macOS Catalina/WatchOS 6 Developer Beta 4?

Ikea Releases Commercial for Upcoming Smart Blinds, Confirms Mid-August Launch

Swedish retail giant, Ikea has uploaded a commercial for the company’s highly anticipated smart blinds and Sonos speaker to their Denmark YouTube page today. The commercial, first spotted by u/Benkbrodrost on the Tradfri subreddit, features no spoken words, shows off how the two connected devices can simulate waking up naturally, with bird calls and sunlight coming through a speaker and opening blinds. While nothing new … Continue reading Ikea Releases Commercial for Upcoming Smart Blinds, Confirms Mid-August Launch

Eve Extend Bluetooth Range Extender Officially Announced, Pre-Orders Start in August

Eve Systems has officially taken the wraps off of their newest product, the Eve Extend today, just a few days after we reported on the company’s FCC filings that indicated that a release was imminent. Eve Systems has been working on the Eve Extend for quite a while now, which is evident by the design language used for the Extend as it follows the original … Continue reading Eve Extend Bluetooth Range Extender Officially Announced, Pre-Orders Start in August

Prime Day 2019: HomeKit Deals Roundup – EXPIRED

Update: Prime Day has ended and most of these deals are no longer available. It’s that time of year again, when Amazon rewards members of its Prime membership program with thousands of deals across tons of different categories. Of course, other retailers such as Target and Best Buy also want in on the shopping frenzy and have lowered prices to either match Amazon or are … Continue reading Prime Day 2019: HomeKit Deals Roundup – EXPIRED

Eve for HomeKit App Update Adds Dark Mode, Expanded Aqua Controls

HomeKit device manufacturer Eve Systems has updated their popular Eve for HomeKit App today adding several new enhancements. The Eve for HomeKit App is already our go-to App for creating automations that are more complex simply not available in the iOS Home App, such as ones based on temperature conditions within the home, and the latest update makes it even better. The biggest addition in … Continue reading Eve for HomeKit App Update Adds Dark Mode, Expanded Aqua Controls

Ultion’s HomeKit Enabled Smart Lock Coming July 22nd

Ultion, a sub brand of the Britain based Brisant Secure Company, is set to release its first HomeKit enabled Smart Lock near the end of this month. Originally shown off at the FIT Show 2019, Ultion’s Smart Lock combines the company’s “Sweet” door lock design which is noted for its 10 year durability guarantee with connected technology from Danalock, makers of a standalone HomeKit lock … Continue reading Ultion’s HomeKit Enabled Smart Lock Coming July 22nd