A new vulnerability has been found in Apple’s HomeKit platform, allowing a hacker the ability to control your lights, thermostats, garage door, or even your lock. Fortunately, a temporary fix has already been implemented by Apple.
Among all the changes iOS 11 brought to HomeKit, it completely reworked the way Bluetooth accessories communicate. Elgato updated the firmware on a trio of their popular HomeKit accessories and the results are very notable.
Lighting company Lifx today launched two new HomeKit-focused products. The Lifx Z Starter Kit that includes two 3.3 foot lighting strips and a power pack, as well as a new HomeKit controller to retrofit their existing light strips.
August’s new flagship smart lock, the Pro with Connect, allows users to monitor and control their door from anywhere. The built-in support for HomeKit, as well as a number of other smart home platforms, makes it easy to integrate with your other accessories.
The Nanoleaf Aurora is a collection of triangular LED panels that you can arrange into any shape you can think of. Check out our hands-on video review to see the different animations and color schemes for yourself.