Homekit vs Alexa

Alexa vs HomeKit: Rapid deployment and freedom of choice vs more convenience and security

Amazon has rolled out an impressive platform for automation in a short time. The digital assistant Alexa and associated Echo speaker lets you control a variety of devices in the home. Apple chooses with HomeKit a cautious approach with greater emphasis on security and privacy. They have more control over the available accessories that work … Read more

Google Home compatible devices

Google Home compatible devices

Google Home is a device for home which can arrange all sorts of tasks. With a built-in microphone and speaker, you can give it voice commands, and ask questions. Google Home makes sure you can use the Google Assistant. It also works with the iPhone and iPad. One of the greatest features of Google Home … Read more

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Belkin and Honeywell devices can now be operated with Google Home

Google has expanded the support for its Google Home assistant. The company has announced partnerships with Belkin and Honeywell. Smart devices from these manufacturers can now be operated by voice. Google Home support for Belkin and Honeywell Google is a compact speaker that you basically can place anywhere in your home. Perhaps the most important … Read more

Ecobee3 Homekit

Ecobee sensors now used by HomeKit as motion and temperature sensor

The sensors Ecobee3 are now suitable for HomeKit. You can use motion detection and to monitor the temperature in a room. Ecobee3 and Homekit Ecobee3 makes a thermostat, which you can control remotely via Wi-Fi. You can connect additional sensors, so you’re not only measuring the temperature in the room where the thermostat is located, … Read more

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Google Calendar uses data from Google Fit and Apple Health

Google will soon release an update for Google Calendar which will provide better Google Fit and Apple Health integration. Google announced this on its own blog. It is not yet known when the update will appear exactly but Florian Goerisch product manager reports that the integration will be rolled out soon. Google Calendar will now … Read more