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

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

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

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