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August view white

August view back on sale after fixes

The August View, the wire-free doorbell camera, is available again for purchase. The company has said it has made improvements to connectivity, video quality,...
Fitbit Charge 3 training

Google Acquires Fitbit for $2.1 billion

Google has agreed to acquire Fitbit according to an announcement in a post earlier today. The deal will see Google pay $7.35 per share...
Ikea smart blinds frame design

Ikea smart blinds start appearing in US stores

Following an announcement 2 weeks ago of a delay, it would appear that the Ikea smart blinds are appearing in selected US stores. While...
Aqara Hub HomeKit update

Aqara updates its hub to V1.6.6

Aqara has today issued a firmware update its HomeKit hub taking it to version 1.66. The update itself appears to be bug fixes and...
IKEA Smart Blinds HomeKit support

Ikea smart blinds get HomeKit support via Home Assistant update

When Ikea first announced the FYRTUR and KADRILJ blinds, it singled affordable HomeKit smart blinds was coming to the masses. But dreams (mine included)...
IKEA SMART blinds US release

Ikea delay the US smart blinds release, yes again

After months of waiting and confirmation for the US release of the Smart blinds. Ikea has confirmed to The Verge that its smart blinds...
HomeKit secure video guide

First look at HomeKit Secure Video leaked

Back at WWDC Apple showed off HomeKit Secure Video was to come with iOS 13 to view and manage footage from smart security cameras....
Home App split accessories in iOS 13

Update to HomeKit allows splitting of accessories in iOS 13.2 beta

Since Apple made iOS 13 Beta available in the summer, users have been complaining of the way they had grouped accessories with multiple sensors...
Garmin MARQ Commander

Garmin MARQ Commander released, the watch for James Bond

Garmin has added to its MARQ lineup with the Commander. The MARQ Commander is a to a military style watch that features, tactical, jumpmaster,...
Lightwave smart mini relay controller

Lightwave to Release Smart Relay Controller

Smart home lighting and socket manufacturer Lightwave has announced a Smart Relay Controller. The new smart product will allow users to remote control of...

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