WWDC 2019: All the HomeKit Related Little Things

HomeKit at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference made a surprise appearance during the keynote address today, and while cameras and routers were the stars of the show, there were quite a few “little” things that went under the radar. Here’s the breakdown of what we have found so far: Contextual based HomeKit actions have been added to CarPlay. An example shown was an icon depicting … Continue reading WWDC 2019: All the HomeKit Related Little Things

WWDC 2019: HomeKit Enabled Routers Announced

Today, during Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference, an entirely new device type was announced: HomeKit enabled routers. With Apple’s privacy focused mentality, the company is looking to include HomeKit support built into routers from popular manufacturers such as Linksys and Eero, as well as getting it into the hands of as many people as possible through service providers such as Spectrum. While details are scarce … Continue reading WWDC 2019: HomeKit Enabled Routers Announced

WWDC 2019 HomeKit Lab Scheduled, Sessions Teased

We are now officially less than a week away from Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference for 2019. The conference, kicking off with the keynote address on Monday June 3rd has had quite the buzz surrounding the potential announcements that Apple may have in store. Everything from the vaunted iOS 13 preview that will reportedly enable lots of new functionality for the iPad, to expectations of … Continue reading WWDC 2019 HomeKit Lab Scheduled, Sessions Teased

Ring Video Doorbells & HomeKit, What’s the Latest?

Ring, the manufacturer responsible for bringing connected video doorbells into the spotlight, has had a long history when it comes to promises made regarding HomeKit support. Originally announced during WWDC 2016, Ring has unfortunately gone silent about the update and has only provided customers with a generic response when questioned on the various social media platforms, and on the company’s blog: “Our top priority at … Continue reading Ring Video Doorbells & HomeKit, What’s the Latest?

Bloomberg: Upgraded Home App & More Coming at WWDC 2019

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

WWDC 2019 HomeKit Wishlist

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