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iOS 9 lets you control your HomeKit devices from iCloud

by Todd Haselton | June 8, 2015June 8, 2015 11:17 am PST

Apple discussed HomeKit briefly on Monday during WWDC 2015 when it talked about how users will be able to interact with HomeKit devices using iOS 9 products. With iOS 9, you’ll be able to control gadgets with iCloud.

Apple didn’t specifically name a single app — we had originally expected a new application named “Home” — but it did say that users will be able to dive into iCloud to control everything. That includes smart outlets, light switches and, for the first time, smart window shades.

HomeKit devices started to ship earlier this month, and more are expected soon.


Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...

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