CES 2023: Govee Launches Matter-Certified Light Strip
Smart home accessory maker Govee today announced the launch of a new two-meter LED Strip Light that is Matter-certified and able to work with Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and other smart home platforms that support Matter.
Govee is partnering with Google for the light strip, but because of the Matter support, it is compatible with HomeKit devices. Govee says that because Matter is a local connectivity protocol, connectivity will be more reliable with faster response times and improved data protection.
In the future, Govee plans to add more Matter-enabled lighting products including table lamps, floor lamps, and outdoor lights. More information is available on the Govee website.
Seven iOS Features Launching or Expanding in 2023
2023 is upon us and it will be another busy year for iPhone software. While details about iOS 17 remain slim, Apple has previously announced several features that will be available this year as part of upcoming updates like iOS 16.3 and iOS 16.4.
Below, we have recapped seven iOS features that are expected to launch or expand to additional countries in 2023, such as an Apple Pay Later…
Apple’s AR/VR Headset Said to Feature Digital Crown, Waist-Mounted Battery Pack, and More
Apple’s mixed-reality headset will feature a physical dial for switching to a view of the real-world, a waist-mounted battery pack, small motors to automatically adjust its lenses, and much more, according to The Information.
Concept render based on purported leaked information by Ian Zelbo The paywalled report purports to reveal a broad range of previously unheard-of specific features for…
iPhone 15 Pro Models Rumored to Feature Titanium Frame, Taptic Buttons, Increased RAM, and More
Apple’s next-generation iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max will have several new features, including a titanium frame, solid-state buttons with haptic feedback, and increased RAM, according to tech analyst Jeff Pu.
In a research note today for Hong Kong investment firm Haitong International Securities, Pu outlined his expectations for the iPhone 15 lineup, which he said will include a…
Apple Shuts Down Popular Weather App ‘Dark Sky’
The calendar has turned to January 1 and Apple has shut down popular weather app Dark Sky. The app had already been removed from the App Store in September and it stopped functioning for existing users starting today.
Apple acquired Dark Sky in March 2020 and it has since incorporated many of the app’s features into the preinstalled Weather app on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Earlier this…
5 Features You Can Expect on Both the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro
With the iPhone 15, which we expect to be announced in September, Apple is seemingly looking to bridge the gap between the standard models of its iPhone series and higher-end models, according to recent rumors. “Seriously concerned” about how certain models of the iPhone 14 lineup are doing, Apple is reportedly looking to reevaluate how it treats the lower-end and higher-end models of this…