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

HomeKit Deal: Pick Up Koogeek’s LS1 LED Light Strip for Just $23

Today over on Amazon, the Koogeek LS1 LED Light Strip has been discounted, bringing it to a new low for the category. Although the light strip is reasonably priced at its MSRP of $37.99, the light strip has dropped down to just $22.99, a savings of $15, making it not just a fun accessory to have for the price, but it can also serve as … Continue reading HomeKit Deal: Pick Up Koogeek’s LS1 LED Light Strip for Just $23

LiFX Z TV Light Strip and Candelabra Light Bulb Announced

LiFX, the connected lighting manufacturer famous for its line of hubless light bulbs has announced a pair of new products launching in October of this year. According to Digital Trends, LiFX will be releasing an updated version of the company’s light strip specifically tailored for behind a television installation. A new candelabra style of light bulb is also coming soon, which will help to fill … Continue reading LiFX Z TV Light Strip and Candelabra Light Bulb Announced

Vocolinc LS2 ”Smart Glow” Light Strip Revealed

Vocolinc, the HomeKit manufacturer that burst onto the scene within the past couple of years with their line of low cost devices looks to be revamping one of their first products soon. References to a Vocolinc LS2 have been found in a few places online, such as Amazon France, pointing to a potential release sooner rather than later. So what’s new in Vocolinc’s successor to … Continue reading Vocolinc LS2 ”Smart Glow” Light Strip Revealed

Sylvania Smart Home App Gets Visual Overhaul, Accessories Gain Alexa/Google Assistant Support

Sylvania’s Smart+ lineup of connected light bulbs, smart plugs and more have become one of our go to HomeKit brands over the past few months. During our reviews of the Flex Color LED Light Strip and the Smart+ Smart Plug, we noted that while the hardware was great, Sylvania’s Smart+ App did not offer much in the way of functionality. The App, which only existed … Continue reading Sylvania Smart Home App Gets Visual Overhaul, Accessories Gain Alexa/Google Assistant Support

Savant Announces HomeKit Compatible Circuit Breaker & More at LIGHTFAIR 2019

Savant, the home automation focused company that has been on the scene for quite a long time, has announced several new HomeKit enabled products at the LIGHTFAIR 2019 event in Philadelphia this week. The company, which identifies its products and services as “premium” and “personalized” has established a name for itself in the high-end side of home automation, which typically feature proprietary hardware and software … Continue reading Savant Announces HomeKit Compatible Circuit Breaker & More at LIGHTFAIR 2019

Expired – HomeKit Deal: Back Again, Sylvania’s Color LED Light Strip for $18.99, Extensions for $9.61

Update: This deal has expired and is no longer available. Today on Amazon, Sylvania’s Smart+ Full Color LED Light Strip is on sale for just $18.99, which is down from the regular price of $59.99. This is a huge savings, and a good opportunity to add some color to your HomeKit home. The light strip uses bluetooth for pairing and connectivity, which means it is … Continue reading Expired – HomeKit Deal: Back Again, Sylvania’s Color LED Light Strip for $18.99, Extensions for $9.61

Sylvania Smart+ Full Color HomeKit LED Flex Strip Review

As I mentioned in my previous review of a Sylvania Smart+ product, I have somewhat slept on the company’s HomeKit offerings. Having been “woken” up to their efforts by a positive experience that I had with their smart plug, I recently picked up Sylvania’s Full Color LED Flex Strip to add a little light to somewhat of a dark spot in my home. I have … Continue reading Sylvania Smart+ Full Color HomeKit LED Flex Strip Review

Eve Systems Announces 3 New HomeKit Devices at IFA 2018

Today at the annual IFA Conference in Berlin, Eve Systems has announced multiple new HomeKit compatible devices. While the devices are not new categories for HomeKit, the company’s design flair adds a unique premium look to otherwise ordinary devices. First up, the company has announced the Eve Power Strip. The strip includes 3 outlets (with both US and EU versions were announced), which can be … Continue reading Eve Systems Announces 3 New HomeKit Devices at IFA 2018