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  • Homekit and Google Nest Update

    Last year I wrote about installing a bridge program to enable Siri to control my Nest thermostat. Recently Google, which owns Nest, announced that the "Works with Nest" program and APIs will be discontinued as of the end of August this year. ...
  • Hey Siri! Open the pod bay door, please

    I had hoped that Siri would get the movie reference to 2001: A Space Odyssey and come back with a witty reply, especially since I can’t believe that I am the first geek to name my garage door the “pod bay door” in Apple’s Home app. I ...
  • Homekit and Google Nest (Geekish)

    I have been playing around with Apple’s Homekit home automation framework. (If you have deep religious feelings about some other brand of home automation, I suggest you stop reading now. This is about Apple’s stuff because that is what I have.) ...