homekit

Nest vs Hive: Which is the best smart thermostat?

NEST VS HIVE – WHICH SMART THERMOSTAT SHOULD YOU BUY? Nest and Hive are the two most high-profile smart thermostats for anyone looking to heat

Netatmo Healthy Home Coach review

PROS Neat app Responds quickly to changes in the air CONS Apple HomeKit integration is limited No IFTTT channel Limited range of sensors KEY FEATURES

iPad Pro vs. iPad mini 4 vs. iPad: Which one should you buy?

These days, picking an iPad can be tricky, but here’s the lowdown on which model is right for you. Update 6-22-2017: This article has been

Apple AirPlay 2 – everything you need to know

Apple’s AirPlay 2 is the company’s big move into multi-room, supported by some big-name brands. But how does it work, and do you need to

Apple HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

Back in November 2015 Amazon released Amazon Echo, its all-in-one speaker and assistant with Amazon Alexa voice control. And it’s not taken long for other

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad 9.7 (2017): What’s the difference?

Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad at its March 2017 event, replacing the iPad Air 2 but ditching the Air name, while at WWDC 2017, a

Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo: How do they compare?

APPLE HOMEPOD VS AMAZON ECHO Apple has just launched the HomePod, which means it’s finally joined the AI battle for your home. It’s a bit

Best Wireless Home Security Cameras 2017

Need to keep an eye on your abode from anywhere? Small, standalone Wi-Fi security cameras (also called IP cameras) are easy to set up, can

Elgato Eve Degree Review: A simple temperature & humidity HomeKit sensor

PROS Easy to install HomeKit integration is straightforward Solid battery life CONS Display is basic Expensive if you just want data logging Apple-only smart home

D-Link Omna review

THE GOOD: D-Link’s $200 Omna security camera captures 180 degrees of zoned motion activity and promptly sends related push alerts. View locally saved videos in

Hikvision Ezviz Mini Plus review

OUR VERDICT With its microSD slot for local data storage, this discrete IP camera is all you need to watch over your property in Full

OnePlus 3T vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: Battle of the big phones

OnePlus 3T is the latest phone from the original market disruptors, and comes as one of our most highly recommended smartphones of the year. It

WINK HUB 2 REVIEW

HIGHS Compatible with lots of devices Future-proofed with Thread Lots of memory Easy to set up LOWS No battery backup Pairing can be a pain

Emerson Sensi review

THE GOOD: Emerson’s $160 Sensi Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat costs less than many other smart-home models, its button interface and app are thoughtfully arranged and it works

Honeywell Lyric T6 review

PROS Geofencing works brilliantly Easy to use app HomeKit support provides voice control with Siri CONS Scheduling is inflexible Restrictive manual control when geofencing is

Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again

“It is the best iPhone yet”, proclaimed Tim Cook on the stage at Apple’s Special Event in San Francisco at the beginning of the September.

Apple Watch Series 2 review: Fitness first

As the Apple Watch continues to polarise opinion, Apple has released a new version of the smartwatch which hopes to address many of the concerns

How to Download and Install iOS 10 on an iPad

UPDATE, Sept. 13, 1:45PM ET: You might want to wait before updating to iOS 10, as we’re seeing reports of the update bricking devices from within and outside

iOS 10 review

PROS Deeper 3D Touch integration Siri is finally open to devs The Home app is great Native apps can be deleted CONS Notifications still beaten

How to Update an iPhone

The world of mobile software doesn’t sit still for anybody, so iPhone software updates have become a regular part of life. If you don’t install

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What’s the difference?

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S: What’s new? Apple’s traditional September event has just come to an end and, as expected, the iPhone 7 is here.

iOS 10 : 8 tips, tricks and secret features you need to know about

Master iOS 10 with these tips, tricks, and secret features iOS 10, Apple’s latest and most likely greatest, mobile OS is here. Well, sort of.

Canary All-in-One Smart Home Security Camera review

PROS Excellent video quality Reliable notifications HomeHealth monitoring can be useful CONS Pricey subscription options No IFTTT or HomeKit No local storage KEY FEATURES Full

Apple iOS 10 preview

UPDATED: Thanks to WWDC, we know loads of new details about the next batch of iPhone software What’s better than the latest iOS 9.3 update?

The Wirecutter’s best deals: $50 off a Nest Security Cam

Other picks include the Pebble Time Round and Roku Streaming Stick. This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer’s guide to the

Siri vs. Alexa : Why Amazon Won Our 300-Question Showdown

I’m an Android girl who loves her iPad mini and her Amazon Echo. I also plan to be the first to bow before Skynet, once

iOS 9 release date & features UK: iOS 9.1 out now for iPhone & iPad

Apple’s iOS 9 is out now as a free download for iPhone and iPad. We explain what that will mean for you in our complete guide to

iHome iSP5 Smartplug is here, works with HomeKit and Android

Apple’s HomeKit hasn’t been its fastest adopted products and it is only recently that we are seeing appliances and connectors in the market that support

Apple TV tipped for September, but without TV service

  This year’s WWDC has come and gone and still no sign of the expected, or hoped, refresh of the Apple TV. Well, there’s still

New Apple TV release tipped for iPhone 6s event

  The next Apple TV device has been tipped for reveal this September 2015, set to be revealed alongside the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s