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Smart Egg Turns Your Phone into a Universal Remote

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Aug 2016

Smart Egg Turns Your Phone into a Universal Remote

In Accessories Home Automation News By PowerHouz

Technology is truly starting to deliver on that early promise. Smart Egg is a stylish new accessory that allows the user to control everything, from sound systems to air conditioning, via their smartphone. To make this possible, the Egg has Bluetooth and infrared connectivity. With the companion app installed, the user simply selects the device they […]

iOS HomeKit App rumor spread. Oh but wait, there is already a standalone HomeKit App!

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May 2016

iOS HomeKit App rumor spread. Oh but wait, there is already a standalone HomeKit App!

There actually is a standalone Homekit App, compatible with all of its accesories and that’s Powerhouz. With HomeKit, the automation of tasks can be achieved by using Triggers and in its new version PowerHouz allows to use triggers based of other accessories characteristics, user’s location, time and even special events like Sunset/Sunrise/Twilight. These new functionalities […]

Apple Homekit Apps comparison: Truly filling the Gap

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Apr 2016

Apple Homekit Apps comparison: Truly filling the Gap

Since the launching of Apple Homekit, a bunch of apps had been released to the Appstore market regarding Home Automation. Here’s a glance of them, before entering the subject, we might add that a good number of these third- party apps fall quickly from contention. After we read an article from Jesse Hollington about smart […]

PowerHouz just released some of the most advanced HomeKit Automation Features and more…

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Feb 2016

PowerHouz just released some of the most advanced HomeKit Automation Features and more…

PowerHouz, the Apple HomeKit Home Automation App just released it’s new version to the Apple Store and it is packed with new Automation functionalities. With HomeKit the automation of tasks can be achieved by using Triggers and in this new version PowerHouz allows to use triggers based of other accessories characteristics, user’s location, time and […]

App Review: PowerHouz is an Apple HomeKit Portal going beyond Home Automation

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Feb 2016

App Review: PowerHouz is an Apple HomeKit Portal going beyond Home Automation

So far most Home Automation users’ experiences other than Powerhouz have been frustrating; To control multiple accessories, users had to switch between numerous Apps and most brands would simply not work with each other. With HomeKit, Apple is finally providing a Home Automation standard for its 1 Billion iOS Devices sold since the launch of […]

PowerHouz just released The Un-Official List of Apple HomeKit Accessories

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Jan 2016

PowerHouz just released The Un-Official List of Apple HomeKit Accessories

Following CES 2016, PowerHouz the iOS Home Automation App just published an exhaustive list of Apple HomeKit Accessories. It includes available products ready for purchase as well as the Accessories announced for 2016. With HomeKit, Apple is providing a compelling Home Automation solution for its 1 Billion iOS Devices out there. However with only about […]

The most exciting new smart home kit coming in 2016

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Jan 2016

The most exciting new smart home kit coming in 2016

In the spirit of the Fresh Start Effect, it’s not just your health and fitness habits that could do with a long, hard look now it’s January. We’ve seen a bunch of exciting smart home announcements and collaborations come out of CES and the first few weeks of 2016 in time to spruce up your […]

CES 2016: 8 interesting HomeKit accessories

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Jan 2016

CES 2016: 8 interesting HomeKit accessories

What is HomeKit? In case you missed it, HomeKit can be understood as kind of an Apple approved hardware platform developers can use to create iOS compatible smart home solutions that integrate easily and securely with Apple’s iOS. Apple has created frameworks for various devices, but roll out of these has been relatively slow. CES […]

The best things from CES 2016

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Jan 2016

The best things from CES 2016

CES Las Vegas is largest consumer technology shows in the world where most new tech products tend to get their first big consumer showcase. It has everything from car tech to audio to televisions and even a lot of futuristic gadgets that will never see mass production. Here are the 10 best things we managed […]

Review: Philips Hue HomeKit Bridge, White and Color Ambiance Starter Kit, White Starter Kit

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Dec 2015

Review: Philips Hue HomeKit Bridge, White and Color Ambiance Starter Kit, White Starter Kit

A lot has happened in the last couple of years years since we first looked at Phillips’ Hue Connected Bulbs. Philips has greatly expanded its Hue ecosystem with a number of new lighting options that all tie into the company’s core Hue bridge, and in the process, Philips has become a major player in the […]