Apple’s slow-moving HomeKit: A smart-home slacker

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CNET September 11, 2015

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Apple’s slow-moving HomeKit is a smart-home slacker
Yes, you can already access various smart-home products from your iPhone or iPad, but Apple’s HomeKit software may have found a better way…if it ever officially launches. READ MORE »
Andrew Gebhart
Associate Editor / Louisville, KY

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