All Articles by Mikah Sargent

WeberHaus pre-fab homes to feature HomeKit control

WeberHaus will offer pre-fabricated homes with HomeKit control later this year.

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HomeKit troubleshooting: Have you tried turning it off and on again?

Sometimes the simplest solution to a HomeKit problem is the correct one. Problem is the simplest solution can be buried deep within the smart-bulb-lit caves of iOS's Home app, so let's take a look at a real-world HomeKit troubleshooting experience!

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Instagram adds location-based geostickers to Instagram Stories

Instagram is adding a new feature to its Instagram Stories platform. The app will now display location-based "geostickers" that only appear in certain locations.

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How to set up two-factor authentication for your Nest account

Nest has souped up account security by adding two-factor authentication to Nest accounts. Here's how you get it all set up!

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How to control your Philips Hue lights when you're away from home

You can control your Philips Hue lighting setup even when you're away from home. Think you left the lights on? Want to make it look like your empty house is occupied? Here's how to set up out of home access!

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These smart home accessories work with Amazon's Alexa and Apple's HomeKit

Splitting your smart home commands between Siri and Alexa (Apple and Amazon, respectively) actually makes a lot of sense. If you've got an Echo or Echo Dot in your home, here are some smart home accessories that work with Alexa and HomeKit.

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Good news, HomeKit enthusiasts: Apple has a mini site just for you!

Apple has launched a site-within-a-site for all things home automation, Home app, and HomeKit-enabled.

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These Girl Scouts are going to build an awesome game!

The Girl Scouts of San Diego and Design Code Build have set out to build a game called "Marshmallow Run" for web and mobile. They've launched a Kickstarter project and need your help to make this game a reality.

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How to turn off your iPhone if your On/Off button doesn't work

If your iPhone's On/Off button stops working, you can use AssistiveTouch to still control your device. Here's how!

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Apple speaks up on Trump administration rescinding Transgender bathroom protections

Apple spoke out against the Trump administration's decision to rescind guidance put in place to protect transgender students. The Obama-era protections allowed transgender students to use the restroom of the gender with which they identify.

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How to delete your Instagram account (after saving your photos)

If you decide you want to delete your Instagram profile, you'll probably want all of your photos in a safe place before doing so. Not sure how to do that? Follow along and we'll walk you through saving all your Instagram photos and finally, deleting

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How to use a third-party remote to control your Apple TV

If you're not a fan of the Siri remote (or you just lost the tiny little thing), you might wish to use a third-party remote to control your Apple TV. You can do that! Here's how.

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Why people are connecting their phones to their fridges

Before you roll your eyes, you might want to consider the potential use cases for a smart, internet-connected refrigerator.

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Touch ID not working for you? Here's how to fix it!

From time to time, you might experience a few issues with Touch ID, but all is not lost! If you're struggling to log in with Touch ID on iOS or the Mac, there are a few things you can do to fix the problem.

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How to delete your Twitter account

For whatever the reason might be, you may find your days of tweeting out jokes, favoriting replies, and retweeting to abandon have come to an end. If you want to delete your Twitter account, here's how you go about it!

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D-Link announces Omna 180 Cam, the first HomeKit-enabled security camera

This is not a drill! The first HomeKit-enabled camera has hit Apple's online store. D-Link's Omna 180 Cam is now available for purchase online and will soon be sold in Apple stores around the world.

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How to use your AirPods when you're offline

Using AirPods means controlling your music, entertainment, and more with your voice, through the power of Siri. But Siri gets its power from the internet, so what do you do when you're out of range of Wi-Fi or cellular connectivity? Here's what!

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Why you might (and might not) want an indoor security camera in your home

Having a way to keep tabs on your home while you're away can be helpful and it can provide a certain level of reassurance, but there are a couple things to consider before you buy an indoor security camera.

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How to spend Valentine's Day with your pets and leave those pesky humans behind!

Feel the unconditional love only a pet can provide by celebrating Valentine's Day with your animal companion!

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Woo that special someone with HomeKit and home automation!

Put your home automation accessories to work for you this Valentine's Day by setting up scenes and geofences to woo that special someone!

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