“For best results, make sure you’re updated to iOS 10 on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch so you have access to Apple’s new Home app for managing HomeKit,” Hall writes. “You also need a fourth-generation Apple TV to enable automation.”
“Next, you need a HomeKit-compatible smart plug. These plug into your wall outlet, then your lights plug into these outlets which in turn makes them HomeKit-compatible,” Hall writes. “For outdoor lights and inflatables, the solution comes down to one product: iDevices Outdoor Switch… While recommending a single solution for outdoor lights is easy, there are a lot more options when you head inside. My personal favorite is the iHome iSP6 SmartPlug.”
Much more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: We actually have this working with iDevices Outdoor Switches for outdoor lights and it’s seamless!