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The wearables, fitness tech and Smart Home is forever changing and evolving and Active JR aims to bring you the latest news on the ever-changing trends with wearables, fitness tech and Smart Home

Active JR will bring you news from Garmin, Suunto, Polar, Apple and others for Fitness tech and wearables. For Smart Home Apple, Google, Philips Hue, Wemo and many others

IKEA Tradfri Control outlet review

IKEA Control Outlet HomeKit update a few weeks away

IKEA launched the exceptionally low priced smart plug, the control outlet. But several months since its release, HomeKit support is still missing in action for the Control outlet.Despite misfires from IKEA twitter accounts, the...

Garmin Forerunner 945 to be released soon (no April fools)

Following on from the rumours of the imminent announcement of the Garmin Forerunner 245 release. We also appear to have another big release coming in the form of the Forerunner 945.The Garmin Forerunner 945...
IKEA SMART blinds release

IKEA smart blinds release date pushed back, the mystery continues

The eagerly awaited IKEA Smart Blinds release has been confirmed as delayed again by the company according to the Verge. However regular readers of this site will already know this news based on a...
Garmin MARQ Series

Garmin MARQ is a high-end watch, but will it sell

Garmin has released a new set of watches, the Garmin MARQ series with 5 variants The Series features, the MARQ Aviator, MARQ Driver, MARQ Captain, MARQ Expedition and MARQ Athlete.Just a glance at the...
Aqara products in Apple Stores in China

Aqara now features in Apple Stores in China

Based on photos obtained by HomeKit News, Aqara products have made their official debut into Apple Stores throughout China alongside. The Aqara Hub and accessories sit next to a number of other brands that...
August View doorbell faceplates

August View Doorbell Camera, but no HomeKit

After the recent leak last month, August has unveiled the new August View, a new wire-free doorbell camera that can deliver video to your smartphone.The August view is a wireless door that does not...
Aqara Hub HomeKit update

Aqara Release Update to App along with Hub Firmware Update

Aqara, the smart home outfit has released an updated version of their app that fixes a few bugs, along with some new devices you can add through the app. Plus an update to the...
Apple Watch Series 5 release

Apple Watch Series 5 release date, rumours: ECG Feature, ceramic casing

Apple Watch series 5 release The new Apple Watch Series 5 rumours have already started to surface, but this is no different with any Apple product and will keep coming until the new Apple Wearable...
Spotify on the Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music

Garmin makes spotify available for the Vivoactive 3 Music

Spotify available on the Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music The music app has been available for some time on the Fenix 5 Plus and the Forerunner 645 Music, but now Garmin has finally made the Spotify app...
Eve Flare US

Eve Flare Portable LED Lamp With Apple HomeKit Support Now in the US

Eve Flare portable LED lamp with Apple HomeKit support has been available for some time in the UK and Europe, but now shipping as started in the US.The Eve Flare is an interesting offering giving...

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