August Stories October 7

August has been a household name in the smart lock industry for many years, serving as one of the most popular options for people who want the benefits of a smart lock without replacing their existing lock.

Over the summer, August unveiled its new Wi-Fi Smart Lock that is significantly smaller than its previous smart lock products and features integrated WiFi connectivity. There’s also HomeKit support, which is a must-have for any smart home accessory I use nowadays. Read on for more.

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August Stories May 12

Announced back at CES in January, August has today launched its new August Wi-Fi Smart Lock. The updated hardware sees a number of improvements like built-in WiFi (no bridge needed) an all-new design that’s 45% smaller than the August Smart Lock Pro, and HomeKit support.

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August Stories November 5, 2019

August resumes sales of its View wire-free smart doorbell after fixing performance issues

After launching its first wire-free smart doorbell back in April called View, some early August customers had “performance challenges” in certain conditions. The company pulled sales of the doorbell a couple of weeks later. Now View’s performance issues have been fixed and it’s available for sale again.

August Stories April 26, 2019

From AirPower to the Samsung Galaxy Fold, it’s been a tough year for hardware and it’s only April. Now smart home company August is the latest firm to face an unexpected hardware challenge. Sales of the $230 wire-free August View video doorbell are being halted and some customers are receiving refunds less than three weeks since the smart doorbell started shipping.

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August Stories April 9, 2019

After seeing a sneak peek of the new August View video doorbell back in January, the smart home company has officially unveiled the new product today. The wire-free View comes with a rechargeable battery, interchangeable faceplates, 1440p resolution, and more.

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August Stories January 2, 2019

Smart Home companies August and Ring look set to introduce new products this year. Today we’ve got a look at August’s upcoming View doorbell cam that has a sharp aesthetic, while Ring is poised to launch its first lineup of security lights.

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