Best Siri shortcut-supported smart home gadgets 2022

Neato D8 Robot Vacuum
Neato D8 Robot Vacuum (Image credit: Neato Robotics)

Did you know that there are many smart accessories available that work with Siri Shortcuts without supporting HomeKit? Yep, it's a thing, and you can control everything from vacuums to coffee makers using Apple's virtual assistant on your iOS devices, Mac, or HomePod. All it takes is the right accessory and a few taps within an app, and you're ready for that sweet voice control life. Here are some of our picks for the best Siri Shortcut gadgets.

Hey Siri, do the thing with the best Siri Shortcut gadgets

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Siri Shortcuts opens the doors to a whole new world of smart home gadgets that fall outside of the world of Apple's HomeKit. In addition to new and unique categories, supporting just Siri Shortcuts also keep you from being locked into one ecosystem, ensuring that you will always be in control, even if you decide to switch things up.

We love the Neato Robotics Neato D8 Intelligent Robot Vacuum, which can intelligently map your home, giving you the ability to tell Siri to clean a specific room on demand. This robot vacuum also has some of the most powerful suction around and a unique design that allows it to get into corners.

Have a unique situation where you just want a gadget to push a physical button on a "dumb" appliance? Then check out the SwitchBot. This tiny little box sticks to whatever you desire, and with a simple tap or shout, it sends out a little "finger" that presses that button. Just keep in mind, though, that you do need a separate hub, the SwitchBot Hub Mini, to make this magic happen.

Christopher Close

Christopher spends most of his time writing and dreaming about all things HomeKit and the Home app. Whether it is installing smart light switches, testing the latest door locks, or automating his households daily routines, Christopher has done it all.