Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Smart home

Smart home, news, reviews and rumours for anything that is a Smart home. Products are appearing all the time from Apple, Amazon, Google, Philips, Hive and more.

The smart home space is booming with products like Google Home, HomePod and smart lighting from Philips Hue and robots from Neato. Active JR will keep you up to date with all the latest smart home news and reviews.

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...
Create a HomeKit enabled Floodlight

How to create a HomeKit Floodlight with motion detection on a budget

How to create and set up a HomeKit floodlight with motion detection Whilst floodlights with HomeKit support are starting to hit the market now with one of them being the Philips Hue Welcome floodlight, but...
IKEA Tradfri smart plug UK

IKEA Tradfri Control Outlet review – Low price HomeKit smart plug

IKEA Smart Plug Review IKEA entered the smart home market some time ago with their smart lighting range, now they have added to the range with low priced smart plugs interestingly named Tradfri Control outlet. Before...
Soma Tilt smart blinds

Soma Tilt coming to Control Your Venetian Blinds

Control your Venetian blinds with Soma Tilt Soma, which already ships HomeKit-compatible blind systems, is introducing a new product for consumers with Venetian blinds called the Soma Tilt. The New tilt blind system will allow...
How to setup Home Assistant on a QNap NAS

How to setup Home Assistant on Qnap container station

Install Home Assistant on a Qnap NAS Are you wanting to combine the power of you Qnap NAS and the Home Assistant open source software, then you have come to the right place to learn how...
IKEA Smart Blinds UK

IKEA Smart Blinds shipping delayed until mid summer

Despite formal confirmation that shipping for the IKEA smart blinds smart blinds Kadrilj and the Fyrtur would start in February 2019 for Europe and the 1st April in the US, the company has now pushed the availability...

The HomeKit devices to watch out for in 2019

The future of HomeKit devices in 2019 Whilst Apple didn’t officially attend CES 2019,we did see plenty of new HomeKit smart home products that are coming in 2019 from Smart TV, lighting, doorbells, locks, thermostats...
AVIA Smart Lock with HomeKit

Avia smart lock offers HomeKit with support for MultiPoint locks

HomeKit enabled multipoint lock Introduced at CES, the Mighton Avia smart lock that supports HomeKit and is specifically made for multipoint locking doors, rather than using a deadbolt lock found in most of the other...
Philips Hue outdoor range CES 2019

Philips Hue outdoor expands lineup at CES 2019

If like me you are already a Philips Hue customer then this could be welcome news after the company has announced new products at CES 2019 to its Hue Outdoor lighting range with an outdoor...

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