Philips Hue Smart Plug Now Available in North America

The Philips Hue Smart Plug, announced back in June, hit the market just a few weeks later in most countries around the world, except for North America. This is changing though, as retail giant Best Buy is now listing the plug as available for purchase in the United States, and the Philips Hue online store now shows them available as well, albeit with the message … Continue reading Philips Hue Smart Plug Now Available in North America

Satechi’s EU Dual Smart Outlet Now Available

Released in North America back in June of this year, Satechi’s Dual Smart Outlet brought a new design to HomeKit plugs allowing it to offer two controllable outlets in a slim form that didn’t block access to both receptacles in wall outlets. An EU version was announced along the same time but was not released with the North American counterpart, and no release date was … Continue reading Satechi’s EU Dual Smart Outlet Now Available

HomeKit Deal: 4 Pack of Sylvania’s Smart+ Smart Plugs for $33

Update: The $33 price is now no longer available as the price has jumped up to $50.69. This makes the cost of each plug now $12.67 which is still a good price, but not quite as good as before. Sylvania’s Smart+ HomeKit Smart Plugs have gone on sale at Amazon, but strangely, only for packs of 4. Even stranger, is that the 4 pack now … Continue reading HomeKit Deal: 4 Pack of Sylvania’s Smart+ Smart Plugs for $33

Updated Eve Energy Smart Plug Revealed in FCC Filing

Eve systems, one of the first HomeKit accessory manufacturers is preparing an update to their smart plug, Eve Energy. Spotted in an FCC filing this weekend, Eve has a slimmer, redesigned plug in the works, which is much less bulkier than its original release. From the filing, we are able to determine that the plug will be using Bluetooth for connectivity, which is the same … Continue reading Updated Eve Energy Smart Plug Revealed in FCC Filing

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

Laundry Life, a HomeKit Smart Plug Dedicated to Washing Machines Unveiled

United Kingdom based smart plug manufacturer, WIFIPLUG, joined the HomeKit world about a year ago with an appropriately named, Wi-Fi Smart Plug that is available in the European market. The plug’s release was somewhat under the radar for us in North America due to the sheer amount of plugs that are available, but was notable as it provides energy monitoring to a less crowded marketplace … Continue reading Laundry Life, a HomeKit Smart Plug Dedicated to Washing Machines Unveiled

Legrand Arteor with Netatmo Line Up Revealed for Australian Market

Legrand, a leader within the electrical world which recently acquired popular connected device manufacturer Netatmo has introduced a line of HomeKit enabled products for our friends down under. Marketed under the Arteor brand, the company’s products include some much needed solutions for Australian consumers. The Arteor line up uses Legrands existing iOS App, Home + Control, which is the same as the company’s other smart … Continue reading Legrand Arteor with Netatmo Line Up Revealed for Australian Market

Philips Hue Smart Plug, Filament Light Bulb & More Revealed

Signify, the company behind the popular Philips Hue line of connected light bulbs may have some new products coming soon. First reported by iCulture, a new line of products including a smart plug, filament light bulb, and more are gearing up for release soon. While an expansion of lighting products is to be expected by the company that brought connected bulbs into the spotlight, the … Continue reading Philips Hue Smart Plug, Filament Light Bulb & More Revealed

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