HomeKit

iOS 16 Will No Longer Allow iPads to be Used as HomeKit Hubs

As spotted by the folks over 9to5Mac, a fine print on Apple's website detailing the new Home app and associated features in iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 has revealed that iPads will no longer be supported as HomeKit hubs. Currently, Apple allows HomePod, Apple TV, and iPad devices to serve as HomeKit hubs. Starting with iOS...

Eve Room Thread Unveiled, Pricing at $129 in Canada

Eve has announced there’s now a version of its popular indoor air quality monitor, Eve Room, with Thread support. Thread is the new smart home industry standard that is supported by Apple, Google and more. The wireless Eve Room uses Switzerland-based Sensirion’s energy efficient sensor to track the air quality of your room, including temperature and...

Eve Reveals Three New Thread-Enabled HomeKit Accessories

Eve Systems has revealed launch details for three upcoming Thread-enabled HomeKit accessories. In a new announcement, Eve revealed launch details for a refreshed Thread-enabled Eve Weather temperature sensor, an Eve Energy smart plug, and Eve Aqua, a smart water controller. The latest announcement follows a commitment made late last year to bring Thread wireless connectivity...

LG Finally Releases AirPlay 2 and HomeKit Support for 2018 Smart TVs

Months after initially canceling plans to add the new features for older smart TVs, LG has finally released an update supporting AirPlay 2 and HomeKit on select 2018 smart TVs. According to a new report from MacRumors, based on comments made from the publication's readers, that update is finally coming out. At the time of publication...

Eve Systems Announces ‘Eve 5’ Update to HomeKit App With M1 Support

Eve Systems has announced Eve 5, an update to its HomeKit app with support for iOS 14, macOS, and now, M1 Macs. [caption id="attachment_345683" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Eve Systems[/caption] Eve Systems has announced the release of a new update to the popular Eve for HomeKit app on Thursday. Version 5 of the Eve for HomeKit app, available...

Molekule Air Mini+ Purifier with Apple HomeKit Launches in Canada

The Molekule Air Mini+ has launched sales in Canada and USA at Apple Stores and on Apple.ca, and is what the company says is the first Apple HomeKit certified air purifier. Molekule told iPhone in Canada its Photo Electrochemical Oxidation (PECO) air purification device can be controlled via the Home app and Siri on iPhone,...

Amazon’s Eero Mesh Wi-Fi Routers Launch Apple HomeKit Support

Amazon has announced its eero mesh Wi-Fi routers are rolling out support for Apple’s HomeKit, with the latter first announced for these routers during WWDC 2019. Eero is the first wireless router to support Apple HomeKit. Eero explains in a blog post today, "We are excited to launch support for Apple HomeKit, adding to eero’s...