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Review: Eve Cam Offers Privacy and Security With HomeKit Secure Video Integration

Thursday July 30, 2020 10:01 am PDT by
Apple with iOS 13 introduced HomeKit Secure Video functionality, which allows home security cameras that adopt support to offer integration with iCloud and the Home app, along with improved security features. Multiple companies have been developing cameras that work with HomeKit Secure Video, and Eve recently released its $150 Eve Cam, a new camera option that is compatible with HomeKit...

Review: Eve Extend Adds Wi-Fi Connectivity and Longer Range to Your Eve Bluetooth HomeKit Devices

Friday October 25, 2019 9:12 am PDT by
Eve, known for its line of HomeKit-enabled smart home products, recently came out with an accessory called the Eve Extend, which is a Bluetooth range extender that's designed to work with existing Eve products. Many of Eve's HomeKit devices work over Bluetooth, and while that often works fine, in larger homes, Bluetooth connectivity can be problematic because it can be limited in range....

Review: Eve's Energy Strip Gives You Three HomeKit-Compatible Outlets

Wednesday May 8, 2019 12:38 pm PDT by
Eve, a company that makes HomeKit-enabled smart home products, launched its latest accessory, the Eve Energy Strip, in April. The Eve Energy Strip offers three HomeKit-connected outlets, each of which can be controlled independently through the Eve app, the Home app, and through Siri, so you can make standard home products and appliances smart. Design Design wise, the Eve Energy Strip...

Eve's HomeKit-Enabled 'Eve Flare' Offers Awesome Mood Lighting, Long Battery Life, and Water Resistance

Wednesday March 13, 2019 11:46 am PDT by
Eve Systems, formerly known as Elgato, has been making its Eve line of HomeKit products since HomeKit was first announced, and it was in fact one of the first companies to come out with HomeKit devices. Eve recently expanded into lighting, launching the Eve Flare and the Eve Light Strip. I tested the Eve Light Strip earlier this year, and now that its sister product the Eve Flare has come to...

Review: Eve's New Light Strip is a Great HomeKit-Enabled Hub-Free Accent Lighting Option

Friday February 22, 2019 9:03 am PST by
Eve (formerly known as Elgato) was one of the first companies to come out with HomeKit accessories when HomeKit was announced in 2014, and since then, Eve has been expanding its portfolio of HomeKit-connected products. The newest addition to the Eve HomeKit lineup is the Eve Light Strip, first introduced at CES and launched in February. The Eve Light Strip is one of several HomeKit-connected...

Review: Eve Aqua Brings HomeKit Automation to Your Irrigation Sprinklers

Monday October 29, 2018 6:45 am PDT by
Just prior to rebranding as Eve Systems to focus on HomeKit devices in late June, Elgato launched its Eve Aqua water controller, a HomeKit-enabled device that attaches to an outdoor water faucet to control and monitor water usage. While Eve Aqua can be used with any hose connection, it's primarily intended for use with sprinklers, which can be set to run automatically on a schedule for...

Review: The HomeKit-Connected Eve Room Keeps Track of Temperature, Humidity and Air Quality in Your Home

Tuesday October 2, 2018 12:21 pm PDT by
Eve Systems has been offering HomeKit-connected devices since 2015, and the Eve Room, able to measure temperature, humidity, and air quality, is the newest Eve product available for purchase. The new Eve Room is actually an upgraded version of an original Eve Room that was one of Eve's first product releases back in 2015, but the new version has been overhauled with a redesigned enclosure...

Review: Eve Button Offers Quick Physical Controls for Activating Your Favorite HomeKit Scenes

Friday March 16, 2018 2:06 pm PDT by
Elgato has been making HomeKit-enabled "Eve" Bluetooth accessories for several years now, and the company now boasts an impressive lineup that includes a range of sensors, switches and smart plugs, and motion detectors. Eve Button, Elgato's newest product, is a simple little three-gesture switch that's designed to control all of your other HomeKit products, activating scenes, turning lights on ...

Review: Elgato Eve Light Switch and Eve Motion Add Versatility to Your HomeKit Setup

Thursday October 26, 2017 1:34 pm PDT by
Elgato's Eve lineup of smart home devices is one of the largest contributors to the HomeKit ecosystem, with a variety of sensors and switches for inside and out, including five more products announced a couple of months ago. We reviewed a set of the early Eve products two years ago, when we found a solid set of sensors that were hampered by bugs in the early days of HomeKit. HomeKit has come a ...

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CES 2018: Elgato Debuts New 'Eve Room' and 'Eve Button' HomeKit-Enabled Accessories

Sunday January 7, 2018 3:05 pm PST by
At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Elgato is adding to its HomeKit accessory lineup with two new Bluetooth HomeKit-enabled devices, which include an upgraded Eve Room and a new Eve Button. The second-generation Eve Room, a followup to the original released in 2015, uses the latest sensor technology from Sensirion to track air quality, temperature, and humidity. Eve Room has a new...
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Elgato Announces 'Eve Motion' HomeKit-Enabled Wireless Motion Sensor

Wednesday November 2, 2016 12:56 pm PDT by
Elgato today announced the latest product in its line of HomeKit accessories, debuting the Eve Motion wireless motion sensor. The Eve Motion is a small square-shaped accessory that can be put anywhere in your house, indoors or outdoors. It works in tandem with other HomeKit accessories, allowing you to create scenes that can be set off using automatic triggers. When placed in an entry way, for ...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Bundle of 'Eve' HomeKit Products From Elgato

Friday May 27, 2016 11:00 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Elgato to give away the full line of Elgato Eve HomeKit-connected products, including the Eve Room, Eve Weather, Eve Energy, and Eve Door & Window, which perform a range of functions from monitoring a room to motion sensing to turning "dumb" products smart. Eve Room, designed for use inside a home, can tell you the temperature and humidity in...
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HomeKit-Enabled Elgato Eve Energy Now Available in the United States

Tuesday February 16, 2016 7:03 am PST by
Elgato was one of the first companies to release Bluetooth-enabled HomeKit accessories back in June of 2015, but one of its products, the Eve Energy smart plug, was only made available in Europe. That's set to change today, with the launch of the U.S. version of the Eve Energy. Available from Amazon and the Elgato website, Eve Energy plugs into any standard wall socket and allows users to...
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Elgato's 'Eve' Smart Home Accessories Are Useful, But Hampered by Buggy HomeKit Platform

Friday July 31, 2015 11:51 am PDT by
Elgato, with its Eve line of smart home products is one of the first companies to come out with home accessories that integrate with Apple's HomeKit home automation platform, and it's the very first company to produce a Bluetooth-enabled HomeKit product. The Eve system, which consists of a weather station, an indoor room monitor, a door/window sensor, and a smart outlet, is one of five...