Looking for a smarter, high tech way to water your lawn? The Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller has your back — by becoming the first smart sprinkler controller to add HomeKit support.
The personal watering assistant will help you monitor and manage your sprinkler system using by using the Apple Home app or asking Siri. This means that can stay on town of your garden maintenance via your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, or HomePod — even when you’re not home at the time.
Ikea, the Swedish-based “affordable” home furnishing company, is looking to expand its lineup of Trådfri smart home accessories to include an affordable smart switch. The report, which was first published on reddit and reported by Swedish tech site Teknikveckan, shows a pair of smart plug accessories that would allow your to control “dumb” devices with your smartphone or connected speaker.
Think about how nice it would be to dim the lights without having to get out of the tub. That’s one of the promises of the Adore Bathroom lighted mirror as it can be controlled from your iPhone or iPad.
The center of this product is a standard mirror that’s about 20 inches across. This is surrounded by a while LED light that can be dim or bright.
When people think of home automation, something like the Nest thermostat probably leaps to mind first. But not everyone needs something that elaborate. For those who needs are simpler, GE just launched a window AC unit that’s HomeKit compatible so it can be controlled by an iPhone.