1. rja1966's Avatar
    Can you recommend an Apple Home Kit enabled smart plug that is suitable for the U.K.?
    I heard your recommendation on a recent Macbreak Weekly podcast for the iHome smart plug but sadly there doesn't appear to be a U.K. version of this product offered yet. We do seem to be a little behind the times when it comes to these plugs over here !
    01-26-2017 04:03 PM
  2. Rene Ritchie's Avatar
    I don't live in the U.K. so I haven't personally tried any and can't recommend any. I didn't see any on Apple.com/UK either.

    Are there any brands you're considering?
    01-27-2017 08:37 AM
  3. dpscott's Avatar
    I've looked around and there aren't any HomeKit compatible ones yet.
    I have a Samsung SmartThings set up with Philips Hue lights.

    It's unfortunate there isn't one company that does it all over here yet
    01-27-2017 09:31 AM
  4. rja1966's Avatar
    The U.K. Apple Store does stock the Elgato Eve but I believe that is Bluetooth not Wi-Fi. There is another company,'Wifiplug.co.uk', that has a Home Kit enabled version however customer reviews are quite varied and not that positive.
    01-27-2017 04:42 PM
  5. rja1966's Avatar
    I am also considering the Philips Hue lights now. I particularly like the idea that some of the remote sockets have timer and sunset switch on options that I could use them with table lamps. The Siri functionality would be nice to have !
    01-27-2017 04:47 PM
  6. dpscott's Avatar
    I am also considering the Philips Hue lights now. I particularly like the idea that some of the remote sockets have timer and sunset switch on options that I could use them with table lamps. The Siri functionality would be nice to have !
    Would really recommend them.
    I've got a bulb in every room as well as Blooms dotted around the house.
    I have linked them with IFTTT so they come on with certain triggers and flash with other triggers.
    01-28-2017 03:01 PM

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