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June 4, 2018
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9to5Rewards: Win Apple’s RED iPhone 8 + August Smart Lock bundle

9to5Rewards is teaming up with sponsor August Home for a huge give away with a chance to win both August’s Smart Lock Pro + Connect Wi-Fi Bridge and Apple’s latest 64GB (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8. One reader will be selected to take … Continue reading

October 25, 2017
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Amazon launches smart lock and security cam system to take in-home deliveries for Prime members, with iPhone app alerts

Amazon has today announced its latest expansion into smart home ecosystem, with a new Alexa Cloud Cam security camera ($ 120) and a new Amazon Key service, which works with some smart locks to allow Amazon couriers to unlock your front … Continue reading

October 24, 2017
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First look: August Smart Lock Pro + Connect with Apple HomeKit

August’s top-of-the-line package, the $ 279 Smart Lock Pro + Connect, lets people control a door from anywhere with internet access — and with HomeKit support, becomes fairly easy to integrate with third-party accessories. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 19, 2017
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August unveils HomeKit-compatible Smart Lock Pro, redesigned Smart Lock and Doorbell Cam Pro

Smart lock manufacturer August on Tuesday unveiled a new hardware lineup headlined by the revamped Smart Lock Pro, a HomeKit-compatible retrofit device that boasts all-new "DoorSense" technology that alerts users when their door is left ajar. A second, more affordable … Continue reading

August 29, 2017
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Elgato outs five new Apple HomeKit-ready accessories including door lock & smoke detector

Elgato on Tuesday revealed five upcoming accessories in its HomeKit-compatible Eve line, in some cases branching into new smarthome categories such as door locks and smoke detection. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 5, 2017
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Review: Kwikset Premis HomeKit lock chews through batteries, disappoints

The Kwikset Premis is a lot of things. It’s a HomeKit compatible connected deadbolt with a nice touch number pad with well-lit numerals. It’s also a disappointment. We reviewed it for an extended period and found all the wrinkles. AppleInsider … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
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Yale launches ‘Assure Lock SL’ Key Free Touchscreen Deadbolt, HomeKit support module incoming

Yale Locks & Hardware is launching its latest smart lock product today with one of its most streamlined designs yet and support for Apple’s HomeKit, Z-Wave, ZigBee and Amazon Alexa platforms. It will also enable HomeKit support on six of … Continue reading

May 3, 2017
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Friday Labs ships crowdfunded smart lock, adds HomeKit compatibility

Two years after a successful funding round on Indiegogo, startup Friday Labs on Tuesday said it began shipping its HomeKit-enabled Friday smart lock to backers, while at the same time opening pre-orders to new customers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 29, 2017
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Apple removes iCloud Activation Lock status tool from website

For reasons unknown, Apple has taken down the iCloud Activation Lock status page on its website, which used to offer a convenient method of determining whether a used iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Apple Watch was stolen. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 1, 2016
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Winners of the Dog & Bone iPhone case and keyless lock giveaway announced [Ryan T. and Matthew R.]

AppleInsider would like to congratulate the winners of last week’s giveaway, Ryan T. and Matthew R., both of whom will receive an iPhone case and LockSmart keyless lock bundle courtesy of Dog & Bone. AppleInsider – Frontpage News