Legrand’s Home Smart Lighting Lineup Now Available

Announced via a press release today, electrical specialist Legrand, is bringing their Home Smart Lighting line of connected devices to HomeKit. The Home Smart Lighting lineup is a Wi-Fi connected, platform agnostic series of devices that work without the need for a separate hub. In addition to Apple’s HomeKit, Amazon’s Alexa, and the Google Assistant are also supported making Legrand’s offerings one of the rare … Continue reading Legrand’s Home Smart Lighting Lineup Now Available

Satechi Dual Smart Outlet for HomeKit Now Available

Electronic accessories company Satechi has unveiled their first foray into the HomeKit market with the Dual Smart Outlet. As we previously reported last month, the Dual Smart Outlet incorporates two power outlets that can be controlled either manually on the device itself, or via HomeKit. The Dual Smart Outlet features a compact design, allowing the additional outlets on your in-wall plug to be used, and … Continue reading Satechi Dual Smart Outlet for HomeKit Now Available

Satechi to make HomeKit debut soon? Dual Smart Outlet & Satechi Home App Uncovered

Electronics company Satechi, best known for providing “Apple like” designs to otherwise mundane products such as USB hubs and headphone stands may be preparing to make their HomeKit accessory debut soon. Discovered this weekend, a new App from the company, dubbed Satechi Home was found on the iOS App Store, and along with it comes a mention of our smart home platform of choice in … Continue reading Satechi to make HomeKit debut soon? Dual Smart Outlet & Satechi Home App Uncovered

C by GE App Update Adds Support for HomeKit

C by GE, General Electric’s smart home line has had its sights set on HomeKit for quite a long time, but struggled to come through. This looks to be changing though, as the App used to control C by GE products received an update today that simply states “HomeKit functionality added!”. While this is certainly great news to see, we are hearing whispers that HomeKit … Continue reading C by GE App Update Adds Support for HomeKit

Insignia’s HomeKit Light Switch & Smart Plug Discontinued

Insignia, house brand of big box electronics retailer, Best Buy, has quietly placed two of the company’s HomeKit enabled products into “discontinued” status. The Insignia Wi-Fi Smart In-Wall Light Switch and the Wi-Fi Smart Plug With Power Metering are no longer available to purchase directly from Best Buy, removing two of HomeKit’s more affordable options for their respective categories. This leaves the company’s Wi-Fi Garage … Continue reading Insignia’s HomeKit Light Switch & Smart Plug Discontinued

TRÅDFRI Gateway Firmware Update Adds HomeKit Support for Ikea’s Wireless Control Outlet

Today, Ikea has released their long awaited firmware update for the company’s TRÅDFRI Gateway bringing HomeKit support to their Wireless Control Smart Outlet. Reports starting trickling in earlier today from users in the TRÅDFRI reddit community, and a spokesperson from the TRÅDFRI team has confirmed that the rollout has officially begun. It appears that only the update to the gateway is needed for this new … Continue reading TRÅDFRI Gateway Firmware Update Adds HomeKit Support for Ikea’s Wireless Control Outlet

Eve Energy Strip Now Available

Originally revealed at CES2019, Eve Systems has announced that the Eve Energy Strip is now available for purchase. The HomeKit enabled power strip is Eve’s take on the traditional household staple, and it features the company’s more recent modern design language, with a sleek silver aluminum frame. The Eve Energy Strip is also one of the company’s rare devices that uses Wi-Fi for connectivity, as … Continue reading Eve Energy Strip Now Available

Ikea’s TRÅDFRI Wireless Control Outlet & HomeKit, What’s the Latest?

Ikea’s TRÅDFRI connected smart lighting line is one of the more affordable solutions for those not just in the HomeKit world, but for smart home enthusiasts in general. The company followed up their smart light bulbs with their take on the standard smart plug late last year, which propelled it to the top of the lists for many people as it retails for just $9.99. … Continue reading Ikea’s TRÅDFRI Wireless Control Outlet & HomeKit, What’s the Latest?

Sylvania Smart+ HomeKit Smart Plug Review

Released around this time last year, the Sylvania (also known as LEDVANCE, and Osram) Smart+ HomeKit Smart Plug has seemingly flown under the radar when compared to plugs from other brands such as Belkin or Eve. While I am not quite sure why this is the case, I must admit, that when looking for a new plug a few months ago, Sylvania’s plug didn’t immediately … Continue reading Sylvania Smart+ HomeKit Smart Plug Review

iHome iSP100 Outdoor Smart Plug Review

Like many over the holiday season, I found myself wanting to automate and remotely control our outdoor decor. Unfortunately when it comes to HomeKit, there are very few options available for outdoor power, with just the iHome iSP100 and the iDevices Outdoor Switch being the entire catalog. Since I have had some experience with iHome’s indoor smart plugs, I decided to go with the known … Continue reading iHome iSP100 Outdoor Smart Plug Review