Terncy’s HomeKit Compatible Products Now Available on Amazon

Terncy, the Shanghai smart home device manufacturer has had HomeKit support listed for a range of products for quite a while on their website, but they have yet to have been released in North America. This has changed this week, with several of the company’s products becoming available for shipping on Amazon for customers in the United States. While the previously mentioned smart dial is … Continue reading Terncy’s HomeKit Compatible Products Now Available on Amazon

Apple Officially Drops Price of HomePod, Now Just $299

Today, Apple has quietly dropped the price of its Siri based home speaker, the HomePod worldwide. The speaker, which debuted last year at $349 (US), has seen numerous discounts over the past few months, and Apple has finally cut the retail price down to $299 bringing it closer to the sales that various retailers have been running. For comparison, Best Buy is currently listing the … Continue reading Apple Officially Drops Price of HomePod, Now Just $299

Aqara’s HomeKit Compatible Devices Now Available on Amazon

While we have seen the signs of an imminent North American launch for Aqara’s HomeKit enabled products for quite a while, it looks like today is finally the day. Spotted on the r/HomeKit subreddit, 7 of the company’s devices have appeared on Amazon, and are currently in stock and ready to ship, with Prime shipping as an option. This is a huge boon for HomeKit, … Continue reading Aqara’s HomeKit Compatible Devices Now Available on Amazon

Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting Dimmer Switch Starter Kit Review

After years of trying to find the perfect light switch, and avoiding hubs at all cost, I recently gave in and purchased a Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting Dimmer Switch Starter Kit. While I had always known that Lutron’s Caseta line was hailed as being the fastest responding, most reliable lighting solution on the market, I was still holding out for a simpler device that would … Continue reading Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting Dimmer Switch Starter Kit Review