Tag Archives: HomeKit

Welcome to Your Smart Home

October 3, 2016

With Apple’s new iOS10, you get a Smart Home app that could potentially change your life. As usual, the innovators at Apple have created an app that is simple to set up and easy to use. For use on the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, Home is Apple’s one-stop app intended to serve as your household command center. Home offers a simple way to ma…  

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Apple Announces A New Home App For Homekit

August 19, 2016

By Jenny McGrath As expected, Apple announced a new app called Home, the long-awaited way to control HomeKit at its yearly developer conference, WWDC. Home will be included with iOS 10 this fall, and the Apple Watch. While manufacturers have been slow to roll out HomeKit-compatible devices, users have still had to rely on separate apps to…  

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At the WWDC, Apple Announces a Smarter HomeKit

August 15, 2016

In June, Apple held it’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) and—in addition to several new features of OS X, iOS, WatchOS and TVOS—introduced a manual control interface for HomeKit accessories with iOS 10.   People have been waiting with baited breath for this announcement, made by Apple SVP of Software Engineering, Crag Federig…  

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What’s the Deal with Home Automation?

July 5, 2014

Home automation has been the promise for decades. From the 1968 World’s Fair to Disney World’s Home of the Future, we have been promised advances in the “smart” home. Well, up until now, you had to spend tens of thousands of dollars and have a tech on-call all the time. The systems were custom installed, custom programmed, complicated and o…  

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