MyQ Garage Door Control Devices Now Support Amazon Key In-Garage Delivery

The Chamberlain Group, makers of the MyQ line of connected garage door control devices has announced a partnership with Amazon, which allows the company’s products to work with Amazon Key in select areas. For those that are not aware, Amazon Key is the online behemoth’s program that allows package delivery services/personnel to delivery a parcel to a designated spot at a home. Designated areas can … Continue reading MyQ Garage Door Control Devices Now Support Amazon Key In-Garage Delivery

ismartgate HomeKit Enabled Devices Now Available On Amazon

Announced earlier this year, Remsol, the parent company behind ismartgate (formerly GoGogate) has released their HomeKit enabled lineup of motorized openers. The ismartgate line of products include a garage door control kit, which is nice to see as the product category in the HomeKit world is rather small, as well as a smart gate controller, which is the first known example of such a device … Continue reading ismartgate HomeKit Enabled Devices Now Available On Amazon

How to Control “Secure” Devices without Authentication

Welcome to HomeKit 101, our guide to navigating the Home App, Creating Automations and More within the HomeKit Universe. Smart Locks and Garage Door Controllers, both extremely useful devices in the smart home, can sometimes be, well, not so useful due to restrictions built into HomeKit. These device types are classifed as “secure devices”, which will only allow them to be toggled with passcode or … Continue reading How to Control “Secure” Devices without Authentication

ismartgate Announces HomeKit Compatible Garage Door & Gate Controllers

Remsol, the parent company for the GoGogate garage door and gate opener controller line, recently unveiled their new product line, called ismartgate. The ismartgate series of devices both focus on controlling existing garage door openers, and motorized gates, but adds HomeKit support this time around. Most importantly though, these devices are available in places where options are limited for the product category, with the company … Continue reading ismartgate Announces HomeKit Compatible Garage Door & Gate Controllers

Insignia Wi-Fi Garage Door Controller Review

Released during the 2018 holiday season, the Insignia Wi-Fi Garage Door Controller essentially came out of “left field”. The controller was never listed as a product on Apple’s HomeKit device list, and as far as I can tell, there was never an “announcement” at all from the Best Buy brand. Once the device was discovered, it quickly became a hot topic on the HomeKit subreddit, … Continue reading Insignia Wi-Fi Garage Door Controller Review