HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework. 

HomeKit Weekly Stories August 8

HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.

This week HomeKit Weekly returns to check out the latest smart home accessory from Nanoleaf, the makers of the awesome color-shifting Light Panels (reviewed). Nanoleaf Remote (reviewed) is a 12-sided controller that lets you assign up to a dozen light panel effects with a gesture.

Nanoleaf Remote ($49.95) stands out for two reasons. Like the light panels, the remote is a clean white object that lights up with color upon interaction. For HomeKit enthusiasts, Nanoleaf Remote is also the most capable standalone HomeKit controller on the market.

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HomeKit Weekly Stories June 20

HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.

Apple added support for sprinklers and faucets in HomeKit as part of iOS 11, and now the first accessories with support are starting to hit the market. This week we’re going to take a hands-on look at Elgato’s Eve Aqua, a smart accessory that adds HomeKit control to your existing sprinkler system.

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HomeKit Weekly Stories June 11

HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework. 

Fresh off of WWDC 2018, this week we’re looking at HomeKit’s debut on the Mac through macOS Mojave. Coming later this fall, macOS 10.14 includes a version of Apple’s Home app for smart accessory control. Siri on the Mac also learns how to control HomeKit with voice commands.

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HomeKit Weekly Stories May 30

HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework. 

In our seventh installment, we’re exploring how smart locks work with HomeKit. 9to5Mac has also teamed up with our sponsor August Home to give away Apple’s latest 64GB (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 and August’s Smart Lock Pro + Connect Wi-Fi Bridge this month (a value of over $1,000 USD). Enter here.

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HomeKit Weekly Stories April 18

HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework. 

This week on HomeKit Weekly we’re looking at personalizing the icon for individual lights in Apple’s Home app. Changing each light icon can be especially useful after adding lots of HomeKit lights to your home.

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HomeKit Weekly Stories April 11

HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework. 

In our fifth installment of HomeKit Weekly, we’re going to explore how to use HomeKit-enabled hardware buttons to make using smart lights familiar for guests and family. 9to5Mac has also teamed up with FIBARO to offer a HomeKit bundle giveaway so enter now for a chance to receive free HomeKit gear including The Button.

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