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New HomeKit App at CES 2016: PowerHouz is an Apple HomeKit Home Portal beyond Home Automation

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Jan 2016

New HomeKit App at CES 2016: PowerHouz is an Apple HomeKit Home Portal beyond Home Automation

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit News By PowerHouz

New HomeKit App at CES 2016: PowerHouz is an Apple HomeKit Home Portal going beyond Home Automation and showing us a glimpse of the Future of Home Automation So far most Home Automation users’ experiences have been frustrating; To control multiple accessories, users had to switch between numerous Apps and most brands would simply not […]

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 […]

What Level of Home Automation Is Right for You?

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Jan 2016

What Level of Home Automation Is Right for You?

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit By PowerHouz

Say “home automation” and some people conjure futuristic-looking controls, invasive wiring, and big budgets. But the world of home automation has gotten easier to install and more accessible, as well as decidedly wallet-friendly. Although budget, time, and needs all come into play, in general there’s something to meet every home automation aspiration. Here are types […]

Top 10 Home Automation Gadgets to Buy For Christmas

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Dec 2015

Top 10 Home Automation Gadgets to Buy For Christmas

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit By PowerHouz

1. Self Learning Thermostats With devices such as the Nest thermostat, you can keep your home at the perfect temperature year round. Connected thermostats allow you to adjust the temperature in any part of your house from anywhere – imagine turning up the heat a bit before you leave the office during a particularly cold, […]

10 gifts to make your home a ‘smart home’

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Dec 2015

10 gifts to make your home a ‘smart home’

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit News By PowerHouz

The smart home revolution is only beginning. It’s largely believed that one day all products in the house will be connected to the Internet and work together — your fridge will send a message to your TV telling you you’re out of milk; the lights will flicker if you’ve left the front door open. But […]

App Review: PowerHouz is a HomeKit Home Portal going beyond Home Automation

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Dec 2015

App Review: PowerHouz is a HomeKit Home Portal going beyond Home Automation

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit News By PowerHouz

PowerHouz is a HomeKit Home Portal going beyond Home Automation to show us a glimpse of the Future So far most Home Automation users’ experiences have been frustrating; To control multiple accessories, users had to switch between numerous Apps and most brands would simply not work with each others. With HomeKit, Apple is finally providing […]

Apple Store Adds A Few More Items To The Smart Kitchen Menu

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Dec 2015

Apple Store Adds A Few More Items To The Smart Kitchen Menu

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit By PowerHouz

While most of the speculation around Apple’s efforts in the connected home center around HomeKit and how the Apple TV will or won’t become a connected home hub, the company continues to make adjustments to the mix of connected products it offers in its own retail storefront. And, as it turns out, the company has put a few […]

Apple’s open source Swift will open the HomeKit door

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Dec 2015

Apple’s open source Swift will open the HomeKit door

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit News By PowerHouz

Apple’s decision to make Swift open source has the potential to intensify development of powerful newHomeKit solutions. Swift everywhere We know Apple wants to make Swift available to its CloudKit teams, blogger Lou Miranda said as much, “Think about Swift on CloudKit, Linux, app scripting, and maybe even client-side web,” he wrote. Apple’s OS X […]

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 […]