Learn the best smart locks that work with Alexa to secure your home. Alexa smart locks allow to control your lock with your phone, keypad or your voice for ultimate security.Read More
Yes, LIFX works with HomeKit. Using LIFX with HomeKit allows you to control your smart lighting with your voice using Siri Commands on your iPhone. We teach you how to connect LIFX to HomeKit and the best LIFX smart lights that work with HomeKit.Read More
There are several Sonos speakers that are HomeKit compatible. We teach you what Sonos Speakers work with HomeKit and how you can use HomeKit with Sonos in your Home. Click here if you want to learn which Sonos speakers you can control with your voice.Read More
We cover the best smart plugs that work with Apple Home Kit. If you are looking a smart wifi plugs that works with HomeKit you have come to the right place.
There is a wide variety of smart plugs that work with HomeKit but they all work in slightly different ways. A smart plug allows you to control devices you would normally plug into a wall with a smart wifi device that can turn on or off the device remotely. People commonly use smart plugs to control lamps, fans and even coffee makers.
When your smart plug is connected to HomeKit it will allow you to control the smart plug with smart voice commands like “Siri, turn on the bedside lamps” or “Siri, turn on the family room lights”
Adding smart home voice control to your home is a true luxury and it’s easy to add smart plug control by just plugging in the smart plug setting it up and then connecting it to HomeKit. It sounds too easy to be true but it’s not. We teach you everything you need to know about smart plugs and how they can be used in your home for smart lighting control, fan or coffeemaker control with HomeKit.Read More
Does Nest work with HomeKit? Yes and no. We explain how Nest works with your iPhone and what you can do do get Nest to work with HomeKit.
You don’t need HomeKit in order to to use your Nest on your iPhone. The main functionality that HomeKit add’s to smart devices is the ability to use Siri voice commands to control your smart devices like the Nest. But since the Nest is not a HomeKit certified device the Siri voice commands are disabled.
However you can still use your Nest with voice commands using Alexa or Google Home Assistant. There is also an iOS app that integrates with Siri and Nest to allow you voice control of Nest through Siri and will also allow you to control your Nest with voice through your Apple Watch.Read More
We cover the best HomeKit compatible smart locks and how they can be used in your smart home.
Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt
August Lock Pro
If you are in the market for a smart lock that works with HomeKit there are several options that will provide the best user experience, easy installation and great compatibility with Siri and HomeKit. I’ve had a smart lock installed on my home for years and it has made my life easier by no longer needing to take keys with me on short errands, walks with my dog or when I go for a run.
Smart locks that work with HomeKit will allow you to control you’re smart lock from your phone but they will also allow you to control your smart lock using homeKit and Siri voice commands to lock or unlock your door by saying “Siri, lock my door”
A HomeKit enabled smart lock is a great way to upgrade your front door to allow full remote access, manage user codes and track the history of who has entered your house.Read More
We review the best home kit thermostat for your smart home. Adding a smart thermostat that is compatible with HomeKit will allow you to use your Siri on your phone to control your HomeKit compatible thermostat with your voice.
You can say things like “Siri set the heat to 70 degrees” to control your thermostat without the need to touch your thermostat.
There is a large number of smart thermostats that work with HomeKit but there are a few that provide exceptional features, simplicity and great design. We cover the best HomeKit smart thermostats as well as provide the full list of smart thermostats that are compatible with HomeKit and Siri.
In our review we found the Ecobee and Sensi Thermostats to be the best HomekIt thermostats, also followed by Mysa smart thermostats which provides great HomeKit control for high voltage electric baseboard heating systems.
If you are looking for a smart home thermostat that is compatible with HomeKit our guide should help you make the right decision on the best HomeKit Thermostat for you.Read More
We cover the best smart light bulbs that work with Apple Home Kit. If you are looking a smart wifi light bulb that works with HomeKit you have come to the right place.
There is a wide variety of smart light bulbs that work with HomeKit but they all work in slightly different ways. A smart light bulb allows you to control your light bulb from your phone using a smart phone app. Once you have the smart light bulb connected to the app if it is HomeKit compatible it will allow you to use your voice and Siri commands to control the smart light bulb.
When your smart light bulb is connected to HomeKit it will allow you to control the smart light bulb with smart voice commands like “Siri, turn on the living room lights” or “Siri, turn on the living room lights.”
Adding smart home lighting control to your home is a true luxury and it’s easy to add smart lighting control with HomeKit by unscrewing a light bulb, and screwing in a new HomeKit compatible smart light bulb. It sounds too easy to be true but it’s not. We teach you everything you need to know about smart light bulbs and how they can be used in your home for smart lighting control with HomeKit.Read More