Wallflower, the “dashboard” style of App that is designed for wall-mounted iPads has been updated to include a new guest Wi-Fi sharing mode as well as some changes to its subscription pricing. The Wallflower App is notable as it launched with a subscription based model with the promise that updates would add additional functionality in future updates, but as we have seen with other subscription … Continue reading Wallflower App Update Adds One Time Payment Option, Expanded Free Features
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?
Apple has released their first developer betas for its upcoming operating systems today, iOS 13, iPadOS 13, macOS Catalina, WatchOS6 and finally tvOS 13, all set to be released this fall. Naturally, we wanted to checkout what was new with HomeKit, so we took the plunge and installed all of the betas across all of our devices. Let’s take a look at what changes have … Continue reading HomeKit Hands On: iOS & iPadOS 13 Developer Beta 1
Apple has released versions of iOS 12.3 for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and HomePod today, bringing a mix of several new features as well as the standard bug and security fixes that dot releases are known for. iOS 12.3 supports all of the same devices that were included with the original iOS 12 release, meaning devices all the way back to the iPhone 5s and … Continue reading Apple Releases iOS 12.3, macOS 10.14.5, and WatchOS 5.2.1 Updates
Bloomberg today has released their report on what is expected to be announced for iOS 13, macOS 10.15 and WatchOS 6 at Apple’s upcoming World Wide Developer Conference in San Jose. WWDC 2019 will be kicking off with Apple’s Keynote on June 3rd, and will span the entire week with developer sessions, which will more than likely include one specifically devoted to the HomeKit as … Continue reading Bloomberg: Upgraded Home App & More Coming at WWDC 2019
Announced alongside the slew of new services from Apple yesterday was the release of iOS 12.2 and macOS Mojave 10.14.4. These releases were touted as introducing more mainstream features, such as new animoji and the aforementioned Apple News+ service. As always these releases also contained some under the hood improvements as well. However, there are a few things that HomeKit and home theater enthusiasts should … Continue reading What’s New for HomeKit in iOS 12.2 & macOS Mojave 10.14.4?
If you are anything like me, you more than likely have amassed a number of HomeKit devices, and have on more than one occasion had to go digging around looking for a set up code when changing something around in your home. To keep track of all of the HomeKit codes, many of us have relied on using the Notes App or a spreadsheet to … Continue reading HomePass For HomeKit App Review
In case you somehow missed it, Apple announced this week that their annual developers conference, WWDC, is taking place in San Jose, California during the week of June 3rd. This is obviously an exciting time of year for not just developers, but for Apple fans in general as the company announces the next version of their operating systems, frameworks, and potentially hardware. Now, for those … Continue reading WWDC 2019 HomeKit Wishlist
After a bevy of new beta releases over the course of the last couple of weeks, Apple seems to be wrapping up development of iOS 12 and macOS Mojave as we get closer to September. Despite these frequent releases, HomeKit, or rather the Home app, has not seen many changes recently, with the new background wallpapers being the only thing of significance. With that being … Continue reading What’s New for HomeKit in the latest public betas for iOS 12 & macOS Mojave?