Summertime is upon us – and that means, of course, summer vacation! Having equipped our potted plants on the patio to survive a few days without us, we now turn our attention to the yard. After all, we want our grass to be green when we return from our two-week vacation.
High indoor humidity on hot summer days is not only super uncomfortable, it can also cause structural damage and pose a health risk. In basement rooms, like our guest room, the humidity can rise very quickly. To make the room more comfortable, we put in a dehumidifier
Turn your tap into an intelligent water outlet without tying up your only outdoor faucet. A two-way tap connector is an easy and inexpensive way to install Eve Aqua on your outdoor faucet and still have an outlet to attach a garden hose, fill up your watering can and more.
We all love to travel. So it’s time to set up an automatic watering system to keep our flowers and tomato plants happy and healthy, especially in the summer. But we don’t want to spend hours planning, installing and programming – that takes all the fun out of it.
The Apple list of HomeKit-enabled accessories shows that there are currently no stand-alone HomeKit-enabled burglar alarm sirens or similar security accessories. But there is a workaround.
Apple’s Car Play, unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, is gaining traction as an essential connectivity solution for iPhone and infotainment system integration. CarPlay brings iOS apps and even HomeKit control to your car – via USB, Lightning or Bluetooth. Dozens of vendors now offer direct Carplay integration. Also available are retrofit kits for vehicles with a 2-DIN slot. Vendors include Alpine, Clarion, Pioneer, Kenwood and Sony.
Available immediately for users of iOS 11 devices and home hubs with tvOS 11, our latest firmware update for Eve Light Switch significantly improves performance by adding support for the new Bluetooth architecture introduced in iOS 11. Using secure broadcast notifications, Eve Light Switch now immediately triggers automations through your home hub running tvOS 11, so you can enjoy fast switching of all of your HomeKit-enabled accessories with just a touch of your finger – there’s practically no difference in behavior when compared to an IP-based accessory.
Available immediately for users of iOS 11 devices and home hubs with tvOS 11, our latest firmware update for Eve Door & Window significantly improves performance by adding support for the new Bluetooth architecture introduced in iOS 11. Using secure broadcast notifications, Eve Door & Window now immediately reports when your door or window is opened or closed, and triggers notifications or automations using your home hub running tvOS 11 – there’s practically no difference in behavior when compared to an IP-based accessory.