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Opinion: Should Apple follow Xiaomi, and start building more smart home devices on its own?

[2019-01-11 16:28:59]

Apple’s HomeKit seemed to be the star of the show at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, with a wide range of home-based gadgets — TVs, ceiling fans, outdoor sensors, light panels, a screen-based hub, 4K security cameras, thermostats and more — making headlines. The HomeKit ecosystem is growing, and it looks like prices may even begin inching downward as well — but that’s not enough, and not fast enough either. As Bradley Chambers wrote in an opinion piece, Apple is leaving a lot of potential on the table by relying solely on third parties to create home-based gadgets. The post Opinion: Should Apple follow Xiaomi, and start building more smart home devices on its own? appeared first on 9to5Mac.

Opinion: Should Apple follow Xiaomi, and start building more smart home devices on its own?


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