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Anker's eufyCam 2 Pro Camera With HomeKit Secure Video Now Available From Apple

Apple retail locations and Apple's online store now offer Anker's eufyCam 2 Pro, a home security camera that supports Apple's HomeKit Secure Video feature. Priced at $349.95, the eufyCam 2 Pro features a 2K resolution and a 140 degree field of view for sharp wide-angle video. The setup comes with a home base required for operation along with two cameras to use in the home. With ‌HomeKit Secure Video‌, video footage is encrypted and stored in iCloud rather than on servers handled by Anker. Fo...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Anker, Homekit, Apple Retail, HomeKit Apple, HomeKit Secure Video, Anker HomeKit


Anybody can now make HomeKit accessories

Apple has released an open-source version of the HomeKit Accessory Development Kit. You can now fork it on GitHub and play around with it to integrate smart home devices in the Home app and beyond. Today’s news is related to the Connected Home over IP effort, an industry-wide effort to build an open-source standard for the internet of things. Essentially, Apple, Amazon, Google, the Zigbee Alliance and smart home manufacturers want to work together so that accessories work everywhere. Amazon...
Tags: Apple, Google, Open Source, Gadgets, Siri, Tech, Zigbee, Homekit, Amazon Alexa, HomeKit Apple, ZigBee Alliance, Apple Amazon Google, Amazon Apple Google


Apple is revamping its smart home efforts after falling behind Amazon and Google

Apple is ramping up hiring for a team that is working on new smart home software and devices in an effort to catch up in a field where Google and Amazon have dominated, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The company is seeking engineers to work in its Cupertino, California, headquarters and in San Diego as part of a group revamping Apple’s smart home platform. The overhaul is designed to spur more outside accessory and appliance makers to connect smart home products such as lig...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Mac, Advertising, Siri, Intel, Apple TV, Chromecast, Mozilla, San Diego, Roku, Alexa, Andreas Gal, Cupertino California, HomeKit Apple


Smart Products Made Smarter Together

This week in Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves, the good doctor shares his first impressions of HomeKit, Apple’s framework for securely controlling smart home products with your iPhone or other devices. While only moderately impressed with HomeKit so far, he does have a couple of HomeKit-compatible products he likes enough to recommends in spite of HomeKit's shortcomings.  
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Apple Joins the Smarthome Wars With a Siri-Powered App

Years after announcing HomeKit, Apple finally announced an all-in-one smarthome solution. It’s an app called Home, and it sounds… fine.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Wwdc, Wwdc 2016, HomeKit Apple, iOS 10


What's Coming From Apple in 2016: Apple Watch 2, iPhone 6c, iPhone 7, Skylake MacBooks, and More (mac rumors)

With the launch of the Apple Watch, the iPhone 6s and the 6s Plus, the new Apple TV, and the iPad Pro, 2015 was a major year for Apple. The Apple Watch introduced a whole new category, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus saw the debut of 3D Touch, and the iPad Pro brought Apple's largest iOS device yet. iOS 9, watchOS 2, and OS X 10.11 El Capitan brought refinements to Apple's operating systems, and the fourth-generation Apple TV came with a brand new operating system, tvOS. 2015 saw a huge number of n...
Tags: Apple, Bluetooth, Mac, Intel, Macbook, Apple Watch, Air, Nfc, Amd, MacBook Air, Dslr, Facetime, Iris, Broadwell, Skylake, Macbook Pro


What's Coming From Apple in 2016: Apple Watch 2, iPhone 6c, iPhone 7, Skylake MacBooks, and More

With the launch of the Apple Watch, the iPhone 6s and the 6s Plus, the new Apple TV, and the iPad Pro, 2015 was a major year for Apple. The Apple Watch introduced a whole new category, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus saw the debut of 3D Touch, and the iPad Pro brought Apple's largest iOS device yet. iOS 9, watchOS 2, and OS X 10.11 El Capitan brought refinements to Apple's operating systems, and the fourth-generation Apple TV came with a brand new operating system, tvOS. 2015 saw a huge number of new...
Tags: Apple, Ipad, Bluetooth, Mac, Intel, Apple TV, Macbook, Ipad Mini, Apple Watch, Air, Nfc, Amd, MacBook Air, Dslr, Facetime, Iris