In this section you will find information for setting up HomeKit to enable Siri to control your smart home devices.

Who is best with Philips Hue? Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant

Assistant Showdown with Philips Hue: Who will win, Siri, Alexa or Google?

Let's compare the strengths and weaknesses of our assistants in combination with Philips Hue. Since Google finally also supports Philips Hue room and scene import, and some smart home features have been added to...
Drawing of Siri in Data Eden, standing inferno of the tree of knowledge

Apple and Your Security and Privacy

Imagine you are at the coolest place ever. Sunshine, all kind of delicious fruits, peaceful animals, chill music, a summer breeze, romantic sunsets, just paradise ... Are you there? Cool. Then, one day, the gardener tells you: "Of...
Easter Egg Hunt with Siri, Alexa and Google

Easter Assistant Showdown: Who has the Best Easter Egg Hunt? Siri, Alexa or Google?

It's this time of the year, which lets us think of Easter egg hunts. Not only the real Easter eggs but also the virtual ones, well hidden in our smart assistants: Siri, Alexa, and...
Siri, Google and Alexa Musical Showdown

Musical Assistant Showdown: Who will win, Siri, Google or Alexa?

We are at the crossroads. We use our smart assistants mostly for listening to music, but how musical are our assistants actually? How to decide, whether Alexa, Siri or Google fits better to our...
O Siri Mio

Siri and Apple Music: The Many Voice Commands for HomePod, iPhone, Apple TV, Apple...

If you are anything like me, the sound of your new HomePod somehow managed to make you fall in love with music, again. So you are sitting in front of your new speaker, wondering...
Assistant Showdown Nanolef Aurora

Assistant Showdown with Nanoleaf Aurora: Who will win, Siri, Alexa or Google?

Have you ever wondered, which of our assistants supports Nanoleaf Aurora better? Well, in this post we will examine the strengths and weaknesses of Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant by comparing their configuration options,...

Siri and Philips Hue: Setup, Review and Voice Commands

With the Generation 2 bridge, Philips introduced HomeKit support for Philips Hue lights. The Philips Hue app manages to keep your lights and rooms configuration in sync between the Philips Hue app and Apples HomeKit,...

Siri and Nanoleaf Aurora: Setup and Voice Commands

In this post, we are looking into the HomeKit and Siri support for the Nanoleaf Aurora. If you followed our post "Nanoleaf Aurora - Smart Lighting, Living Paint or Smart Art?" and Nanoleaf's "Get...
Siri

Apple Siri’s Biography

Where is my interview transcript? No, siriously? Apple does not keep a history of our conversations with Siri because they honor our privacy? Okay, need to type. She is Siri, a virtual assistant, but it...