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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 […]

Apple HomeKit explained: Is it available yet and how does it work?

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Jan 2016

Apple HomeKit explained: Is it available yet and how does it work?

In Blog Home Automation HomeKit News By PowerHouz

Apple Homekit wants to streamline home automation. In other words: it wants to make it easier for smart accessories to communicate, and for you to connect and manage all the smart accessories in your home from various manufacturers (Philips Hue lights, for instance, or Wink lights, as well as other speakers, thermostats, detectors, plugs, blinds, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’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 […]