Tag: Internet of Things

A Quick Look at Apple’s HomeKit and What it Means for You and Your Home

On June 2nd, 2014 Apple announced (among other things) a new home automation platform dubbed HomeKit! HomeKit is brand new. As such, some things aren’t yet known, like how popular it will be with accessory makers or whether it will take off with homeowners. The next major event concerning HomeKit is Apple’s annual MFi summit in China this November,…
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The new Shortcut app is like Siri for your “Internet of Things”

Homeowners with a serious smart-thing addiction are going to love Shortcut! This freshly launched app aims to unite all your wi-fi and web-connected devices in one handy, voice-controlled app. Shortcut co-founder Duy Huynh likens it to “a Siri for the Internet of Things”, and that’s exactly what this central command hub is all about. Using…
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