Apple HomeKit compatibility rolling out to Arlo products

Apple HomeKit compatibility rolling out to Arlo products

Arlo Technologies, Inc., which specializes in Internet connected cameras says support for HomeKit, Apple's smart home platform, is rolling out now on Arlo Pro and Arlo Pro 2 Security Camera Systems that are paired with Arlo's most popular base station models, VMB4000 and VMB4500. 

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LG Rolls out Apple AirPlay 2 support on 2019 LG OLED, LG NanoCell 4K UHD TVs

LG Rolls out Apple AirPlay 2 support on 2019 LG OLED, LG NanoCell 4K UHD TVs

LG Electronics USA says Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit are now available through a firmware update on select LG OLED and NanoCell 4K UHD TVs with ThinQ AI capability in the U.S. (excluding the SM8100 series). The remaining 4K UHD TV series in LG's lineup are expected to also receive this update later in 2019.

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LG rolling out Apple AirPlay 2, HomeKit support

LG rolling out Apple AirPlay 2, HomeKit support

LG Electronics (LG) saysApple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit will be available starting July 25 on its 2019 AI TV lineup, making LG the first global TV manufacturer to support HomeKit. These Apple features will be available through a firmware update for 2019 LG OLED TVs, NanoCell TVs and UHD TVs with ThinQ AI capability.

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iOS 13 will add Dark Mode, advanced Photo and Camera features, more

iOS 13 will add Dark Mode, advanced Photo and Camera features, more

Apple previewed iOS 13 at today’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote. The operating system update introduces a new look with Dark Mode and new ways to browse and edit photos, sign in to apps and websites, and navigate the world with an all-new map. 

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Review: Eve Flare Portable Smart LED Lamp

Review: Eve Flare Portable Smart LED Lamp

If there’s one type of light fixture that I think has been underrepresented in the smart appliance world, it’s portable, battery-powered lamps. Sure, it’s possible to control a lot of individual light bulbs plugged into fixtures, and there are light strips that work great via voice control when plugged into the wall outlet. But what about battery-powered lamps that can be used anywhere? Eve’s new Flare Portable Smart LED Lamp (US$99.95) is a well-designed smart lamp featuring HomeKit compatibility and almost infinite color possibilities.

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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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Review: Eve HomeKit-Compatible LED Light Strip

Review: Eve HomeKit-Compatible LED Light Strip

The number of accessories compatible with Apple’s HomeKit home automation framework has been slowly growing, with lighting accessories leading the way. Today we’re looking at a bright and colorful addition to the world of HomeKit: the US$79.95 Eve Light Strip (Amazon affiliate link). My compadre Dennis did a review of this accessory about two months ago, but we’re all about getting our readers the widest possible range of reviews for products.

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