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Learn about the latest HomeKit devices, news, reviews, and more on HomeKit Insider. Our hosts Andrew O'Hara and Stephen Robles discuss how-to's, automations, integrating Siri Shortcuts, and review their recent HomeKit projects.

Episode Date
WWDC '24 Preview, Flair Vents, & A Portable Apple TV
Jun 10, 2024
Nomad CEO Noah Dentzel Joins to Talk Apple Find My & Qi2/MagSafe
Jun 03, 2024
Interview with Ecobee CEO Greg Fyke, New Sonos Devices, & More
May 27, 2024
Denon Adds Siri, Aqara M3 Launches, & Hands on with Pitaka Qi2 Car Charger and Apple Pencil Pro
May 20, 2024
Matter 1.3, Brilliant Goes Under, & Hands-On with Ridge MagSafe Wallet
May 13, 2024
Satechi Qi2 Stand Hands-On, Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra, & the Status of Matter 1.2
May 06, 2024
Moss Air Humidifier, Sonos Update, Matter Devices, & More!
Apr 29, 2024
Two New Air Purifiers, Nanoleaf String Lights, Govee Floor Lamps, & More Qi2
Apr 22, 2024
Aqara P2 Motion Sensor, Google Find My, More Qi2, & A Smart Coffee Machine from Fellow
Apr 15, 2024
Lots of New Robovacs, Bright LifX Bulbs, & Mophie Qi2 Car Charger
Apr 08, 2024
Qi2 Devices, Stair-Climbing Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, & TP-Link Cameras
Apr 01, 2024
Smart Home Security Standard, MagSafe Chargers, & Getting Ready for Spring!
Mar 25, 2024
CSA's Chris LaPre Talks the Future of Matter & Apple Home
Mar 18, 2024
Ikea Adds Matter, SwitchBot Lock Pro, & Mila Air Purifier
Mar 11, 2024
Aqara U200 Door Lock, Eve's Outdoor Outlet Launches, & LIFX Reemerges
Mar 04, 2024
Echo Smart Home Display, Belkin Auto-Tracking Stand, & More Smart Home News
Feb 26, 2024
Apple's New Smart Display, Find My Wallets, & New AirTag-Like Trackers
Feb 19, 2024
Eve Energy Shipping, Moen MotionSense Faucet, & HomeKit App for Vision Pro
Feb 12, 2024
Level Lock Matter Certified, homeOS Leaks, & Amazon Roomba Fallout
Feb 05, 2024
New Hue Lights, Qi2 Devices, & Vision Pro Home Potential
Jan 29, 2024
Thread Group Stops By, More CES Releases, & HomeKit Routers End
Jan 22, 2024
CES 2024 Roundup Episode: Door Locks, Sensors, Matter, & More!
Jan 15, 2024
New Version of Thread, CES Releases Begin, & Your Questions -- Answered!
Jan 08, 2024
CES Preview, Qi2 Chargers, AI Kitchens, & Permanent Outdoor Lights
Jan 01, 2024
Eve Matter Devices, Next Gen CarPlay, & ESR MagSafe Chargers
Dec 25, 2023
Smart Sleep Sensor, iOS 17.2 Released, HomeKit Routers, & Hands-on With Nomad Stand
Dec 18, 2023
LOC8 FindMy Wallet, Thread Motion Sensor, & Hands-on with Eve Play
Dec 11, 2023
MVP HomeKit Devices, New IKEA Sensors, Eve Play Launches, and Tuo Matter Sensor
Dec 04, 2023
Briiv Pro Air Purifier, Indie HomeKit App Sales, Sonos Headphones in 2024, Lomi Bloom
Nov 27, 2023
Nuki Lock with Matter Over Thread, Qi2 Coming Soon, Aqara E1 Camera, DEEBOT X2 Review
Nov 20, 2023
Matic Robot Vacuum, MyQ Blocks API, Best HomeKit Light Switches, and Special Guest Mikah Sergent
Nov 13, 2023
tvOS 17.2 Redesign, ORVIBO Touchscreen Dimmer with Matter, Mac mini + iPad mini Case
Nov 06, 2023
Matter 1.2 Adds New Devices to HomeKit, HomePod and tvOS 17.1, Touchscreen TV in a Briefcase
Oct 30, 2023
ecobee Doorbell Camera, Level Lock Adds Wi-Fi, and AirTag 2 Rumors
Oct 23, 2023
Meross Smart Fan Switch, Netatmo HomeKit Lock, UGreen Power Station Hands-On
Oct 16, 2023
Nanoleaf Christmas Lights, Samsung SmartThings + Matter, Owl Smart Thermostat
Oct 09, 2023
iPhone 15 Pro Max, Yale's Apple HomeKey Lock, Zemismart's Matter + Zigbee Hub
Oct 02, 2023
Sonos Move 2 Hands-On, iOS 17 App Updates, Tuo Contact Sensor, Orion iPad App
Sep 25, 2023
iPhone 15 Gets Thread, FineWoven Case Review, HiRise 3 Deluxe MagSafe Charger
Sep 18, 2023
Sonos Move 2 Announced, Apple Home Devices with Matter 1.2, New Lutron Pico Remote
Sep 11, 2023
Philips Hue Camera, Eve AirPlay Adapter, Aqara at IFA, Qi2 Devices from Belkin and Anker
Sep 04, 2023
New Brilliant Smart Home Control, Tesla App Adds Shortcuts, SwitchBot Curtain 3
Aug 28, 2023
Eve Cam Gen 2, Aqara T1 Light Strip, LG StandByMe and Tidbyt
Aug 21, 2023
Samsung QD-OLED TV Review, SwitchBot IR Control Gets Matter, MagSafe vs. Qi2 Charging
Aug 14, 2023
Sonos Move 2 Revealed, Philips Hue Cameras, SNOO Smart Bassinet
Aug 07, 2023
Beats Studio Pro Review, iOS 17 Beta 4 Updates, Travel MagSafe Chargers
Jul 31, 2023
TUO Matter Button Review, ESR's 6-in1 MagSafe Charger, White House Smart Home Security Standard
Jul 24, 2023
SmartWings Thread Shades Review, SwitchBot Lock Adds Matter, Scenes for Vacation
Jul 17, 2023
Aqara P2 Matter Sensor, Tuo’s New HomeKit Devices: iOS 17 Beta 3 with Home Activity
Jul 10, 2023
Eve's AirPlay Adapter, IKEA Contact Sensors, Nanoleaf 4D Screen Kit and New Hexagons
Jul 03, 2023
visionOS Hands-On, tvOS 17 Deep Dive, New Hue Lighting
Jun 26, 2023
Eve Acquisition, Deebot T20 Omni Mop, Aqara U100 Review
Jun 19, 2023
Aqara U100 Lock with HomeKey, Hands-On with Apple Vision Pro, Home Updates in iOS17
Jun 12, 2023
New Deebot T20 Omni, Roborock Q Revo, Level Doorbell Camera, Bird Buddy Feeder
Jun 05, 2023
Yale Lock Gets Matter, Final Cut for iPad, tvOS and Max Quirks
May 29, 2023
Eve Flare with Thread, Netatmo Smart AC Controller, and Deebot X1 Omni
May 22, 2023
State of Matter and Google Home for iPhone with Jennifer Tuohy
May 15, 2023
Amazon Enables iOS Setup and Matter Support, CarPlay Devices, Remootio for Garage and Gates
May 08, 2023
Aqara F2 Occupancy Sensor Review, Leviton Switch Updates, What’s the Matter with Matter
May 01, 2023
HomePod Recognizes Smoke Alarms, Nest Thermostat Gains Matter, Aqara Presence Sensor Launches
Apr 24, 2023
HBO Becomes Max Streaming, Cleaning AirPods, and Netatmo Weather Station
Apr 17, 2023
Aqara G4 Bug Fixes, Roborock S8 Pro Ultra, Eve Aqua and SwitchBot Hub 2
Apr 10, 2023
Sonos Era 300 In-Depth Review, Eve Matter Devices, Home Widget and Home+ Updates
Apr 03, 2023
Aqara G4 Doorbell Review, Sonos Era 300, and Tesla Wireless Charger
Mar 27, 2023
Belkin Backpedals on Matter, MagSafe Wallets with Find My, and Building a Smart Home
Mar 20, 2023
Sonos Unveils Era Speakers, Ring Battery Doorbell, and Smart Baby Tech
Mar 13, 2023
Smartmi Rainforest Humidifier, WiiM Pro AirPlay 2 Receiver, Updated Hubitat C-8
Mar 06, 2023
New Aqara Devices, iOS 16.4 Home Features, Z-Wave Hubs for HomeKit
Feb 27, 2023
Apple Home vs. HomeKit, iOS 16.3.1 Bug Fixes, Robotic Lawn Mowers
Feb 20, 2023
HomePod 2023 Review, Sonos Era Speakers Coming Soon, Narwal Freo and SwitchBot Blind Tilt
Feb 13, 2023
Hue Portable Lamp, Matter Smart Plugs, and Water Shutoff Valves
Feb 06, 2023
HomeKit Features in iOS 16.3, Hand-On with M2 Macs, tvOS 16.3
Jan 30, 2023
New HomePod, iOS 16.3 Activates HomePod mini Sensors, Yale Safe Review
Jan 23, 2023
Yale HomeKit Safe Hands-On, Find My Devices from CES, and Roborock S8 Pro Ultra
Jan 16, 2023
Matter and HomeKit at CES 2023, Nanoleaf 4D TV, Aqara HSV Video Doorbell, and More
Jan 09, 2023
Apple Backpedals on Home Architecture, Alexa Gains Matter Support, In-Wall HomeKit Relay
Dec 26, 2022
Eve Matter Update, Dexcom G7 First-Look, Leviton Scene Controller Review
Dec 19, 2022
Twinkly Wreath, Meross Table Lamp, MagSafe Chargers and Gift Ideas
Dec 12, 2022
Home+ 6 App Update, Aqara T1 Pro Cube Review, Smart Home Tours
Dec 05, 2022
Aqara Cube T1 Pro, Cyber Monday HomeKit Deals, Alexa is a "Colossal Failure"
Nov 28, 2022
Signals App, Aqara Pet Feeder, Hoobs Pro, and Sequra Door Knob
Nov 21, 2022
New Holiday Hue Lights, Level Lock Responds, and User Questions
Nov 14, 2022
Big Matter Launch and Devices, New Arlo Security System, iOS 16.2 HomeKit Architecture
Nov 07, 2022
HomeKit Overhaul in iOS 16.2, VOCOlinc Floor Lamp, Apple TV 4K Comparison
Oct 31, 2022
Level Lock+ with Home Key Review, New Apple TV 4K, Netatmo Doorbell Backpedals on HSV
Oct 24, 2022
Homey Pro, New Thread Light Switches, Automations, and Purelle Air Purifier Review
Oct 17, 2022
Sonos Sub Mini Review, Matter 1.0 Launches, New Nest Devices
Oct 10, 2022
Amazon Event, Victrola Sonos, and Smart Devices for Baby
Oct 03, 2022
Yale Assure Lock 2, Smartmi HomeKit Humidifier, and Ring Nation Series
Sep 26, 2022
New Lutron Switches, Sonos Sub Mini Launches, and Matter in iOS 16.1
Sep 19, 2022
Samsung OLED TV Review, Ring Adds Encryption, and Diving with Apple Watch Ultra
Sep 12, 2022
New Hue Bulbs and App Features, Eve Thread Light Switch, HomeKit Security Systems
Sep 05, 2022
Leviton Fan Speed Controller, SmartMi P2, and SwitchBot Lock with Keypad
Aug 29, 2022
Architectural Serena Shades Review, Fluid One Home Control, Lomi Composter
Aug 22, 2022
Eve Aqua Review, Hue Play with Gradient Light Strip, Amazon and Privacy Concerns
Aug 15, 2022
New Eve Aqua, Wemo Thread Dimmer, and HomeKit Garage Door Openers
Aug 08, 2022
Sensibo AirQ, Smartmi Air Purifier Review, Eve Motion and Button
Aug 01, 2022
New Eve Motion, Thread + Matter Updates, and HomeKit Secure Video Under Fire
Jul 25, 2022
Aqara Curtain Driver, Nanoleaf Ultra Black, and Pool Automations
Jul 18, 2022
HomeKit Prime Day Deals, New IKEA Lighting, and Best Robot Vacuums
Jul 11, 2022
iPad as Home Hub, Aqara M1S Update, and M2 MacBook Pro
Jul 04, 2022
Philips Hue Lamp and Track Lighting, SwitchBot HomeKit Plug, Eve Aqua Irrigation
Jun 27, 2022
Apolnus Air Purifier, Apple Home, and Andrew’s Surprise
Jun 20, 2022
HomeKit and iOS 16 at WWDC, Insteon is Back Online, Sonos Ray Now Available
Jun 13, 2022
Eve Outdoor Camera Review, Nomad Siri Remote Case, SmartWings Outdoor Shades
Jun 06, 2022
RoboDeck, IKEA Matter Hub, Meross Smoke Detector, and HomePod Rumors
May 30, 2022
ecobee Premium Thermostat Review, Eve Outdoor Cam, and Pebblebee Trackers
May 23, 2022
Soma Tilt 2, Leviton 3-Way Dimmer, and More with Guest Shane Whatley
May 16, 2022
Sonos Voice Assistant, Leviton Decora for Older Homes, and Alexa Uses Voice Data for Ads
May 09, 2022
Nanoleaf Devices, HomeKit Gardening, and SmartWings Roller Shades
May 02, 2022
Aqara curtain driver, Insteon dies, Matter update, and Playdate review
Apr 25, 2022
Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra review, New HomeKit Air Purifiers, and more
Apr 18, 2022
New Nanoleaf Devices, HomeKit Ceiling Fan Control, and Wyze Security Flaw
Apr 11, 2022
Eve System's Tim Böth talks Matter, Eve Outdoor Camera, and more
Apr 04, 2022
Matter Delayed, Studio Display, and 3-Way HomeKit Light Switches
Mar 28, 2022
Best AirPlay Speakers, Eve Water Guard with Thread, and HomeKit Light Switches
Mar 21, 2022
Level Lock Keypad, ecobee SmartCamera, and Chipolo Card Spot Review
Mar 14, 2022
Aqara G2H Pro Camera, Lutron Serena Smart Shades, and Sonos Roam SL
Mar 07, 2022
New Thread Devices, HomeKit Brand Roundup, and Ubiquiti Home Network
Feb 28, 2022
HomeKit Smoke Detectors, Hive Thermostat, and Smart Home Origin Stories
Feb 21, 2022
Special Interview with Jonathan Hui, VP of Technology at Thread Group
Feb 14, 2022
Matter, HomeKit door locks, and more with Jennifer Tuohy from The Verge
Feb 07, 2022
Nanoleaf Smart Mirror, Philips Hue Outdoor Lights, and In-Ceiling Home Theater
Jan 31, 2022
Wemo Stage Controller Review, New MagSafe Accessories, and Home Network Planning
Jan 24, 2022
OmniaBlinds with Eve Review, Wemo Video Doorbell Review, and Roborock S7 MaxV Vacuum
Jan 17, 2022
HomeKit at CES 2022, WeMo Doorbell, Eve Floodlight Camera, and More
Jan 10, 2022
HomeKit Ceiling Fan Control, Tips on Naming Devices in Home, and Listener Questions
Jan 03, 2022
Apple Home Key Locks, Aqara Skylight, and the Best HomeKit Motion Detectors
Dec 27, 2021
Twinkly Lights Review, New HomeKit Apps, and Matter Smart Home in 2022
Dec 20, 2021
Eve Room, Rio Arc Review, and the Best HomeKit Doorbell Cameras
Dec 13, 2021
Reolink LTE Outdoor Camera, HomeKit on Apple Watch, and Light Switch Roundup
Dec 06, 2021
HomeKit Device Roundup: Smart Plugs and Garage Doors, Plus Twinkly Lights and Aqara G3 Camera
Nov 29, 2021
Amazon Basics Switches, Cota Wireless Power, and Smart Home Adoption Study
Nov 22, 2021
Honeywell T9 Adds HomeKit, Targus Backpack with Find My, and Nonda Vehicle Monitor
Nov 15, 2021
Arlo Go 2, Netatmo CO Detector, Flic Twist, and Smart Vehicle Devices
Nov 08, 2021
Special Guest Faith O’Hara Joins The Show
Nov 01, 2021
New AirPods, M1 Pro and M1 Max, Redesigned MacBook Pro and Listener Questions
Oct 25, 2021
Siri on Ecobee SmartThermostat, Nanoleaf Lines Review, and Xiaomi Lock with Facial Recognition
Oct 18, 2021
Eve and Coulisse HomeKit Shades, Wozart Occupancy Sensor, and Outdoor Camera Suggestions
Oct 11, 2021
Sleep Tracking Apps, Symfonisk Lamp Speaker, and iPhone 13 Bugs
Oct 04, 2021
MagSafe Wallet Review, SharePlay and HomePod Lossless Audio Returns in iOS 15.1
Sep 27, 2021
tvOS 15, ReST Smart Bed Review, Sonos Beam Gen 2, and Listener Questions
Sep 20, 2021
Thinka Unveils First HomeKit Z-Wave Bridge, Exclusive Interview with CEO Michael Franken
Sep 13, 2021
New Philips Hue Devices, Pre-Wiring a Home, and HomeKit Camera Battery Automations
Sep 06, 2021
Level Lock Partners with Rocky Mountain, Logitech Circle View Firmware, and Where is VOCOlinc?
Aug 30, 2021
Leviton Decora Dimmer Review, USB Wall Outlets, and Matter Devices Delayed
Aug 23, 2021
Meross Smart Plug, Presence Sensors, and Using Multiple Doorbells
Aug 16, 2021
Hue Gradient Floor Light, Ikea Air Purifier, and Apple TV Caption Shortcuts
Aug 09, 2021
Meross Standing Lamp, SYMFONISK Speaker, and HomeKit Faucet
Aug 02, 2021
OmniaBlinds, Aqara Air Quality Sensor, MagSafe Battery Pack, and Listener Questions
Jul 26, 2021
Linksys Router Gains HomeKit, Outdoor Motion Sensor, and Listener Questions
Jul 19, 2021
Nanoleaf Adds Thread, Advanced Sensor Notifications, and NFC Photo Frames
Jul 12, 2021
Brilliant Wall Switch, New Hue Bulbs, and Motion Sensor Automations
Jul 05, 2021
Aqara EU Wall Switch, Contact Sensor Automations, and Listener Questions
Jun 28, 2021
Hunter Douglas Shades Review, New Level Lock, and Turntable to AirPlay
Jun 21, 2021
Home Updates at WWDC, meross Garage Opener, and Listener Questions
Jun 14, 2021
Nanoleaf Wood Lights, homeOS Leak, and Symfonisk Picture Frame with Sonos
Jun 07, 2021
Apple TV 4K Review, Siri Remote, and Eero 6 Gets HomeKit
May 31, 2021
Nest Coming to HomeKit, Amazon Partners with Tile, Apple Music Lossless and Spatial Audio
May 24, 2021
Matter Smart Home, Sharing Home Control, and Special Guest The HomeKit Life
May 17, 2021
AirTag Review, New Hunter Ceiling Fans, and HomeKit Light Switches
May 10, 2021
Onvis Light Strip, Updated Eve Energy, and Apple Pre-Orders
May 03, 2021
Apple TV 4K, Siri Remote, Wemo Stage, and MistFlow Humidifier
Apr 26, 2021
Logitech Kills Harmony Remotes, Smartmi P1 Air Purifier, and HomeKit AC Units
Apr 19, 2021
Sonos Roam Review, ecobee Cam on Sale, HomePaper Launches, and Listener Questions
Apr 12, 2021
Leviton Switches, Multiple Homes, HomePaper for iOS, and Listener Questions
Apr 05, 2021
Apple ‘Home Hub’ rumor, Eve and Netatmo Weather Stations and Listener Questions
Mar 29, 2021
Exclusive: Interview with Nanoleaf CEO Gimmy Chu
Mar 22, 2021
Nanoleaf Bulbs, Sonos Roam, Abode Camera and Listener Questions
Mar 15, 2021
Eve Weather, New HomeKit Apps and Eve’s Tim Böth
Mar 08, 2021
New HomeKit Blinds, Project Updates, Roomba + Homebridge, and Listener Questions
Mar 01, 2021
Hunter Douglas Shades and Listener Questions
Feb 22, 2021
Exclusive Interview with Eve Brand Manager, Tim Böth
Feb 15, 2021
Abode and Home+ 5 Updates, HomeKit Parental Controls and Listener Questions
Feb 08, 2021
Motion Sensors, HomeKit Buttons and Listener Questions
Feb 01, 2021
Shortcuts 101, Home Wallpapers, WristControl and Listener Questions
Jan 25, 2021
HomeKit at CES 2021, Arlo Doorbell, and Sense
Jan 18, 2021
CES 2021 Preview and HomePod Shortcuts
Jan 11, 2021
HomePod and Shortcuts Tips, Homerun Complications, Level Lock, and Listener Questions
Jan 04, 2021
2020 HomeKit Picks of the Year
Dec 28, 2020
Eve App for Mac, Logitech Doorbell Cam Review and Listener Questions
Dec 21, 2020
Special Interview with Molekule CEO Jaya Rao
Dec 14, 2020
HomeKit Holiday Gift Guide, Scenecuts, WeMo Outdoor Plug, and new HSV cameras
Dec 07, 2020
HomePod mini review, Yale cabinet lock, and SwitchBot Giveaway
Nov 23, 2020
New Level Lock products, AirPlay comes to Roku, and Nanoleaf Essentials review
Nov 16, 2020
New Aqara Switch, What Is ‘Thread’, and User Questions
Nov 09, 2020
New Linksys Velop, Adaptive Lighting for Eve, and Vivint with Homebridge
Nov 02, 2020
Molekule Air Mini+, Abode Outdoor Camera, Brilliant Panels and Listener Questions
Oct 26, 2020
HomePod mini, Intercom features, and New Nanoleaf Shapes
Oct 19, 2020
New Arlo Cameras, Switchbot Hub Mini, Aqara Water Leak Sensor Alert and Listener Questions
Oct 12, 2020
Yale Smart Delivery Box, Switchbot, Hue Lightstrip and AI studio update
Oct 05, 2020
Linksys Brings HomeKit to Velop Routers and Interview with Matthew Keasler
Sep 28, 2020
Arlo Wireless Doorbell Cam, ‘Time Flies Event’, and Project Updates
Sep 21, 2020
Aqara G2H Cam, Playing Video Files on Apple TV, and More
Sep 14, 2020
LIFX Clean, New Philips Hue Products, Yale Cabinet Lock and more
Sep 07, 2020
Eufy Smart Drop, Level Lock Touch, and HomeKit App Updates
Aug 31, 2020
August Keypad Review, Air Purifier Follow-Up and Listener Questions
Aug 17, 2020
VOCOlinc Air Purifier Review, Onvis C3 Camera and Listener Questions
Aug 10, 2020
Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Cam, Yobi 3 Doorbell, and Wemo Mini Plug Review
Aug 03, 2020
New Wemo Plug, Updated Eve Aqua Features and Intro to Homebridge
Jul 27, 2020
Eufy 2K Indoor Cam, HomeKit Wi-Fi vs Bluetooth and Listener Questions
Jul 20, 2020
Eve Cam, August Wi-Fi and VOCOlinc Reviews Plus New Product Announcements
Jul 13, 2020
William Gallagher's HomeKit Home, User Questions, & Eve Cam Winner
Jul 06, 2020
HomeKit Video Tips, HomePass App, and WWDC Follow-Up
Jun 29, 2020
WWDC 2020 HomeKit Special
Jun 24, 2020
Lutron Aurora, Home+ 4 App, and Hue vs. Trådfri Smart Lights
Jun 15, 2020
Eve Cam Launches, Philips Hue Project and Arlo HomeKit Integration
Jun 08, 2020
Level Lock Review, Hue HDMI Sync Box, and Adding HomeKit to the Logitech Harmony Hub
Jun 01, 2020
Logitech View and Brilliant Review, Aqara Light Switch Project
May 28, 2020