Don't-Miss Home Tech Stories
The next version of iOS and an overhauled Apple TV could put HomeKit over the finish line.
Using optical recognition and weight sensors, the Fitly SmartPlate promises to tell you exactly how much protein, carbs and fat you're eating in every meal. But will it really work?
New desks, bedside tables, and lamps will feature Qi wireless charging capabilities.
Pop these bad boys on things you need to catalog, track and locate. You can then hunt for lost items with an augmented reality app.
Your Apple-powered smart home of the future needn't be limited to the HomeKit ecosystem, but venturing outside will bring some restrictions.
Intimidated by going to a yoga studio? This mat can give you real-time feedback on your yoga practice at home.
With a laser pointer integrated into the camera body, you can mess with your cats with a simple swipe of your smartphone screen.
Future Bluetooth devices could connect to the Internet through regular home routers, and require opt-in approval for privacy-invading Beacons.
Bitdefender BOX can replace or run alongside a home router to scan all network traffic for security threats
The $200 device is a little like Siri for your whole house.
You probably don't want a notification every time a bug flies by your security camera. Check out Simplicam.
This little gadget sticks to your fridge, and lets you scan barcodes or just tell it what you need, to compile a shopping list in an iOS app.
Its success depends on developers making great software and devices, and Apple being able to convince users that those devices are not just worthwhile, but secure.
Apple has added a list of rules about how developers can use HealthKit, HomeKit, and keyboard data. And those rules could help it win over consumers.