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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 […]

PowerHouz, Apple HomeKit Home Automation App announced November results up in an unprecedent surge in Sales

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Dec 2015

PowerHouz, Apple HomeKit Home Automation App announced November results up in an unprecedent surge in Sales

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit News By PowerHouz

PowerHouz, The Apple HomeKit Home Automation App was released only this past August and is already recording a strong surge in Sales with a 300% month to month increase. On December 7th, 2015, Zysco Company announced the November results of PowerHouz, its Home Automation App fully integrated with the Apple HomeKit. PowerHouz is a Home […]

Top 10 Home Automation Gadgets to Buy For Christmas

07

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, […]

How HomeKit Helps You Throw a ‘Smart’ Holiday Party

06

Dec 2015

How HomeKit Helps You Throw a ‘Smart’ Holiday Party

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit By PowerHouz

  Your smart home can also help you throw a smart party. With the holiday party circuit around the corner, leveraging Apple‘s HomeKit and a slew of connected home products hitting the market makes it easy to control almost every aspect for creating the perfect party. Apple’s HomeKit is the framework for anchoring connected home […]

PowerHouz, the Apple HomeKit Home Automation App just added an Incredibly useful Communication Function

01

Dec 2015

PowerHouz, the Apple HomeKit Home Automation App just added an Incredibly useful Communication Function

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit News By PowerHouz

  PowerHouz, The Apple HomeKit Home Automation App is already at it’s third App Store release and in addition to supporting all the latest HomeKit features, is now adding am Incredibly Useful Communication Function On November 29th, 2015, Zysco Company announced the App Store Release of its latest update of PowerHouz, its Home Automation App […]

Apple HomeKit Gets First Smoke Detector

01

Dec 2015

Apple HomeKit Gets First Smoke Detector

First Alert rolls out the first smoke/carbon monoxide detector using HomeKit, Apple’s smart home platform. Home sensor maker First Alert has introduced the first-ever HomeKit-enabled smoke/carbon monoxide detector that can be controlled by your iPhone. HomeKit is Apple’s framework of connecting and controlling household devices. Onelink, which comes with an unreplaceable 10-year battery, is linked […]

How to Use Siri with HomeKit Enabled Accessories

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Nov 2015

How to Use Siri with HomeKit Enabled Accessories

  Apple allows you to set up your new home automation accessories with the HomeKit system. If you have  picked up a HomeKit-enabled device? Here’s how you can get it to work with Siri. Home automation devices can smartly interact with Apple’s voice-activated assistant, Siri, on iPhone and Apple Watch. Let’s find out! Add HomeKit Rooms to […]

Here Are The First Connected Home Devices For Apple’s HomeKit

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Nov 2015

Here Are The First Connected Home Devices For Apple’s HomeKit

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit By PowerHouz

Apple’s HomeKit is finally starting to roll out to actual consumers, via the first crop of HomeKit-enabled accessories from third-party manufacturers. This means you’ll soon be able to get your hands on a range of products for the connected home that work with Siri on your iOS device, and that you’ll be able to do […]

Smart Lock: Home appliance that works with Apple HomeKit

18

Nov 2015

Smart Lock: Home appliance that works with Apple HomeKit

  Update: August Home has announced that its second-generation Smart Lock will be compatible with HomeKit, and will arrive in six to eight weeks. We’ve added more details on the following page. Announced alongside iOS 8 at last year’s Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple’s HomeKit software aims to put its own spin on home automation. Using […]