How to set up Apple’s HomeKit for your smart home
Apple’s HomeKit may not be the most popular of the major smart home systems, especially when compared to competitors like Amazon’s Alexa ecosystem and Google Assistant, but it still has a lot of benefits, particularly when it comes to its deep integration with Apple’s platforms.
In fact, even if you prefer using Alexa or Google Assistant, you can still benefit from HomeKit. While there are plenty of smart home products that only support either Alexa or Google Assistant, odds are that if your light bulb, outlet, or fan supports HomeKit, it’ll work with another service, too. Since there’s no penalty for using accessories with multiple services, you can configure products with, say, Alexa and Apple’s Home app to get the best of both worlds….