Q&A: HomeKit & Home Automation - September 2016

Smart LED bulbs having a party on their own? Siri not performing HomeKit magic on the Apple TV? And, do you need "Apple Lights" for iOS 10 to make your humble abode a smarter home?

Starts at 2:05
Comment from weezereire83

"I recently bought a Philips Hue starter kit and I've found the lights on when I get home, but yet they're not supposed to be. Do you have any idea what could be happening?"

Latest Philips Hue review: https://youtu.be/uHwKAWdKUqo
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Starts at 4:45

Still trying to get Siri to do your bidding on your 4th-Generation Apple TV? Is she still saying "I can't help you with that here" or some other non-intelligent reply? We've got the solution, and a potentially surprising bit of info!

Our Apple TV & HomeKit video: https://youtu.be/1t76sEjYrbM


Starts at 9:20

While our iOS 10 and HomeKit episode has been burning up the YouTube charts, it seems that there was still some confusion about what someone needs to make the new Home app control your lights and things. We clear up the confusion, offer a few solutions and talk about HomeKit products to make home automation magic.

Lutron Caseta (HomeKIt) - Watch our review 
Buy @ Amazon: http://amzn.to/2dDjG8E (plug-in modules)
Buy @ Amazon: http://amzn.to/2ddsk1d (wall dimmers)

iDevices Switch @ Amazon: http://amzn.to/2dDl0bx
iHome SmartPlug: http://amzn.to/2ddyVZu

Latest Philips Hue review: https://youtu.be/uHwKAWdKUqo
Buy @ Amazon: http://amzn.to/2dDjgPn