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Garmin at CES 2020 – what to expect

CES is the annual event that the world’s tech companies to show off new consumer products. However, if you have been watching how things over the past few years. You may have noticed that lots of the big tech...

Suunto 7 with WearOS announced

The Apple Watch is the leader for the smartwatch market. Then Garmin still leads the way for the fitness market. That’s where Suunto has made a big bet on by announcing its latest sports-centric Suunto 7, which runs on...

Garmin Dive App to be released – sign up to beta now

Garmin released the Descent MK1 Dive computer last in 2017 and now they launching Garmin Dive app. You can sign up to be a beta tester of the Garmin Dive app for both Android and iOS devices. The Dive app...

Abode Iota Home Security System Gets Apple HomeKit Support

Adobe have updated the iota Home Security System with Apple HomeKit support. Starting today, abode-branded door/window sensors, occupancy sensor and motion sensors purchased after December 2018 will work with HomeKit. Abode says additional devices and sensors are being worked on...

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, operation speed, notifications and device wake-up time. At the start of the August view release back...

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 for Fitbit in an all-cash deal which totals about $2.1 billion. In the press release today...

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 this is not all stores across the US, it seems the launch is now underway. Ikea...

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 based on reports does not have the same issues with previous upgrades. For those of you...

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) was shattered when the company confirmed the delay of HomeKit. But thanks to an update to...

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 won’t launch in the United States until “later this year” Meaning that this is the...

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