Review: Eve Energy Strip provides power, protection and Siri control

Review: Eve Energy Strip provides power, protection and Siri control

Eve (formerly Elgato) has been releasing a solid line of HomeKit-compatible home automation devices lately, and the latest to show up at AWT Labs for testing is the Eve Energy Strip (US$99.95). It’s a three-outlet power strip, and before you say “$100 is a LOT for a power strip”, you must realize that this is a smart power strip featuring the ease and security of HomeKit setup that also includes surge protection. Let’s take a look.

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Elgato Eve Energy: Keeping tabs on energy use with Apple HomeKit and this week’s AWT sponsor

Elgato Eve Energy: Keeping tabs on energy use with Apple HomeKit and this week’s AWT sponsor

Our sponsor of Apple World Today this week is Elgato Eve Energy.

We’re all concerned about our energy consumption, and being able to switch power-consuming devices on and off with a simple Siri command is one way to keep electrical usage under control. But Eve Energy goes one step beyond that, providing information on just how much energy each connected device is using.

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