Jordan Harrison

Kwikset Kevo, opening the door of your house with one finger (and iPhone in your pocket)

At this point one would expect domotics to be much more widespread and our homes to be at least as intelligent as our phones. But although this is still a pending subject of the XXI century, little by little more interesting solutions (although at little popular prices) to automate our houses begin to stand out. …

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Lockitron tries again to conquer our locks with Bolt.

In October, colleagues were telling us about Lockitron, a connected lock that was expected to be marketed in early 2013 after raising more than two million dollars through a successful crowdfunding campaign. But the hardware is difficult and everything that could go wrong went wrong. Finding a partner in China capable of making your product …

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Door bells disappear from the list of Home Kit accessories

Door bells are one of many Home Kit accessory categories that manufacturers can create. Or rather it was, because in the last few hours it has disappeared from the list in which we have categories such as lights, plugs, thermostats, doors, loudspeakers or cameras. A temporary or definitive elimination? The truth is that we haven’t …

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“Hey Siri, open the door”, August lock integrates into HomeKit

The irruption of products compatible with the Home Kit continues without losing intensity and the last to go on sale is the August connected lock. It is actually the second version of this product and with this integration has boosted its possibilities. Until now, the lock only interacted with the user through the application, but …

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Apple hires a former Microsoft executive to boost its domotics area

HomeKit was the beginning of everything and over the years Apple has not stopped boosting its presence in connected/intelligent homes. AirPlay 2 for streaming content between home devices, the HomePod as the central speaker and house assistant, Apple TV as the multimedia center… And it seems that there are still many more plans. As CNBC …

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Norwegian police will force a detainee to unlock his iPhone using TouchID

Situations of a modern world. The Norwegian police arrested last January a 27-year-old boy in possession of 520 grams of cocaine and despite acknowledging his guilt, the aforementioned has refused to unlock his iPhone, protected by TouchID. The Norwegian authorities, unaware of the origin of the seized drugs, suspect that the device contains valuable information …

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