I was not always such an Apple fanatic, but using my early 2008 15-inch MacBook Pro was a first-time conversion experience. In honor of that, I could not convince myself to ship off the device to e-waste. Holding a special place in my tech heart, I wanted a way to immortalize my shift to Apple fanboy status, which ultimately lead both my personal and professional career in a different direction.
Taking the LCD panel out of the monitor shell and unhinging the keyboard allowed for a permanent ambient glowing Apple logo for my office, which is HomeKit controlled. I call it the MacBook Lamp.
There are so many unique applications for HomeKit, many of which we've explored. One of my favorite applications in my own home has been creating custom HomeKit lighting solutions for my pair of fish tanks.
Sylvania has been on a roll expanding their HomeKit lineup with several different products. Recently, I took some time to test out their multi-color LED light strip, as well as their affordable white LED bulb.
The Nanoleaf Aurora is one of my favorite HomeKit accessories. At CES 2018, they've announced a pair of new products, that are both seriously cool. The 12-sided HomeKit remote, as well as the touch-sensitive square LED tiles.
Nanoleaf, the makers of one of my fav HomeKit lighting solutions, called Aurora, launched two new products at CES 2018: a dodecahedron-shaped HomeKit controller to set scenes or control your lights and a new lighting system using square tiles instead of triangles.
LEDAVANCE has released a few updates to their Sylvania Smart+ lineup of HomeKit-connected lights, including the launch of their first filament-style bulb.
LIFX added support to their Wi-Fi connected bulbs, making them one of the most enticing options in the smart home lightning market. The LIFX Mini requires no hub, supports HomeKit, and a variety of special effects within the LIFX app.
In a recent report for Studio Neat, Dan Provost details one of the advances Apple has made in the camera of the iPhone X. Before being able to detail the advancement that Apple has made, it is important that you first understand how the telephoto lens works on the Apple devices that sport them.
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.
I've tested many HomeKit lighting solutions, though nothing quite like the Nanoleaf Aurora. It is a collection of triangular LED panels that you can arrange into any shape you can think of, only limited by the number of panels.
The limitless animations and color combinations makes this one of the most fun and attention-getting pieces of decor you can add to your home. Check out our hands-on video to see the different animations and color schemes for yourself. Then read on for our in-depth review.
Sylvania has now started taking preorders for two additional products in their SMART+ lineup. A new soft white LED bulb, and a full-color LED light strip. Similar to the color LED bulb (that we recently reviewed), they require no hub or Wi-Fi to operate, are HomeKit compatible, and can connect directly to your device.
The iDevices HomeKit Wall Switch fixes one of the crucial issue with many smart homes. Not only does it fix a glaring issue, it comes with enough bells and whistles to make it the best HomeKit wall switch on the market.