The coolest bit about Apple HomeKit is that it brings all your smart home controls into a sleek and intuitive Home app on your iPhone and iPad. You can also control your compatible devices via Siri voice commands.
ecobee3 lite Smart Thermostat
The sleek ecobee3 lite smart thermostat has a gorgeous touchscreen interface and easy installation (it comes with a handy step-by-step guide). Designed to work with local weather, as well as your schedule and desired settings, the device will help you stay comfy and save money on your heating and cooling bills.
Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt
The Schlage Sense smart deadbolt with turn your iPhone into a key to your home. A mobile app allows users to manage access to the lock, check its usage history, and receive notifications when someone opens the door. Designed to meet the highest industry standards for security and durability, the lock has a traditional key and a touchscreen just in case your phone’s not around.
Philips Hue White and Ambiance Starter Kit
This lighting kit by Philips supports a whopping 16 million colors, including 50,000 shades of white, allowing users to find the perfect ambiance regardless of the occasion. The starter kit includes three bulbs and a connectivity hub.
iDevices Wi-Fi Smart Plug
The iDevices Wi-Fi smart plug is easy to set up and install. The gadget will allow you to remotely control your appliances, as well as keep an eye on power usage. It also has a neat customizable night light.
5D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD Security Camera
The D-Link Omna 180 Cam HDsecurity camera can help you keep an eye on your home in Full HD resolution — even in the dark — as well as send you alerts if it detects motion. In order to access its functionality while away, you’ll need an Apple TV with tvOS 10.1 set up as a Home Hub in your house or apartment.
Logitech Pop Home Switch
The Pop Home Switch by Logitech can control a host of smart devices, including connected lights, speakers, and power outlets, among others. Its functionality can be customized via an intuitive mobile app for iOS and Android. The price is for a starter pack with two switches and Wi-Fi bridge, though additional ones are also available in various colors.
Nanoleaf Ivy Smarter Lighting Kit
The Nanoleaf Ivy Smarter Lighting Kit consists of a hub and two incredibly energy-efficient light bulbs with striking design. Designed to last for decades, each light bulb consumes only 7.5 watts of energy, yet it delivers the same amount of light as a 60-watt offering. Best of all, you can control the entire setup through Siri.
Elgato Eve Door & Window Sensor
The Elgato Eve sensor will send you an iPhone notification in case a door or a window is open. You can also check on the status of doors and windows equipped with the sensor by asking Siri. The Elgato Eve is sleek and completely wireless, so it easily blends with most decors.
First Alert Onelink Environment Monitor
The First Alert Onelink environment monitor will keep tabs on the temperature and the carbon monoxide levels in the room, as well as alert you in case of an emergency. In addition to letting you check on your home environment via Siri, the device also features a glow ring, whose changing colors can alert you if something is not right.
Logi Circle 2 Security Camera
Available in wired or wireless guise, the latest iteration of one of our favorite home security cameras will gain Apple HomeKit support via an update in the near future. While you’re waiting for the functionality to arrive, you can keep an eye on your home using Logitech’s own excellent iOS app.