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.

Amazon Echo show 5

Amazon Echo show 5 available to preorder now

Amazon has unveiled its latest take on the smart display, the Amazon Echo Show 5. The 5 is a reference to the size of...
Ecobee smart thermostat

New Ecobee & SmartSensor details leaked

Ecobee is reportedly working on a new Smart Thermostat and Smart Sensors based on a leak via Lowe's website. They have since pulled the...
Savant Thermostat with homeKit

Savant Introduce Homekit Enabled Smart Thermostat

Savant has today introduced the SmartStat, an HomeKit compatible smart thermostat. The thermostat features Wifi and Bluetooth will work as a standalone heating control...
Homekit improvements at WWDC 19

Apple needs to up the game about HomeKit at WWDC 2019

Reading forums and the HomeKit Reddit sub, users are crying out for Apple to get serious with HomeKit at WWDC 19. Despite it being a...
Hive Radiator Valve

Hive Radiator Valve now available

Hive, the smart home company has released the Radiator valve that will work with its Hive thermostat and Hive Hub 360. The new Hive...
C by GE with HomeKit

GE Smart Bulbs Get HomeKit Support

GE has released an update to its C by GE app that brings HomeKit support to its smart bulbs. The smart bulbs already work...
Aqara Hub HomeKit update

EU Aqara Hub should be available soon

According to HomeKit news, it would appear the EU version of the Aqara hub is on its way after a listing on a Danish...
Avia smart video doorbell homekit

Avia smart to launch video doorbell with HomeKit in 2019

Avia, the start up smart home brand may launch multiple smart devices that will be compatible with HomeKit. Avia smart will launch its smart...
Best smart lock 2019

Best Smart lock in 2019 for HomeKit, Alexa, Google

Best Smart lock for me? A connected home with multiple smart devices making our life easier is looking like the future. You may have already...
Avia Smart lock hands on review

Avia smart lock hands on review – HomeKit enabled lock

Avia Smart lock hands on review Avia smart has been teasing the smart lock for a good few months now via social media. The company...

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