According to a new report, smart home builders in the United States are increasingly favoring accessories for the connected home that work with the Alexa assistant than the smart gadgets compatible with Apple’s HomeKit framework.
In our third entry to our HomeKit automation series, we explore a simple way to create a door lock status light. While the status light could represent many things, I use it as a way to be sure all my doors are closed and locked.
One of my favorite HomeKit application has been to create custom lighting solutions for my fish tanks. I came up with two different ways of accomplishing what I wanted through HomeKit. The first is a simpler, cheaper, and easier method. The second is more in-depth and costly, but has much more control.
In this tutorial, we’ll going to lay out how you can use your HomePod as a speakerphone for phone calls handed off from your iPhone, manage multiple calls on your wireless speaker, switch between them easily and more.
After first being announced at CES 2017, touting HomeKit and Alexa support, iDevices has finally released their easy-to-use Instant Switch for smart homes. This attractive switch simply attaches to any wall using 3M Command adhesive, and will control any iDevices product.
The Home app gives all your HomeKit accessories a default icon whenever you add them. Did you know, there are other icons you can choose from? In this post, we show you how to change device icons in the Home app.