Meross MSS315 Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini Review – A smart plug with Matter
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Meross MSS315 Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini Review – A smart plug with Matter

I have previously been impressed with the range of Meross smart devices, including the Meross MSP843P Smart Fast Charging Power Strip, MSP843P Smart Fast Charging Power Strip and Smart Temperature and Humidity Sensor. Last year, Meross launched the new MSS315 mini smart plug, which is one of their first Matter-enabled plugs which allows you to…

Tado Launches New X Range of Smart Heating Products with Matter over Thread but not Compatible with older V3 products
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Tado Launches New X Range of Smart Heating Products with Matter over Thread but not Compatible with older V3 products

Yesterday, Tado announced the upcoming launch of its new Tado X range of products in the UK this September. The company aims to make smart heating more accessible to households across the country with its simplified setup, user-friendly features, and seamless integration with other smart home devices, thanks to the inclusion of Matter and Thread support. Related Articles The Tado X Product Range The full range of…

Aqara Unveils Roller Shade Controller T1S with Matter-Over-Bridge Support
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Aqara Unveils Roller Shade Controller T1S with Matter-Over-Bridge Support

Aqara has launched its latest smart home device, the Roller Shade Controller T1S. This tubular motor is designed to support Matter compatibility over a bridge, enhancing interoperability across various smart home platforms and devices. The Roller Shade Controller T1S offers homeowners improved convenience, energy efficiency, and privacy by automating the adjustment of window shades. Features…

Aqara Hub M3 Review – Matter over Thread Smart Hub
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Aqara Hub M3 Review – Matter over Thread Smart Hub

The Aqara Hub M3 is the latest smart home hub from Aqara, offering a range of features and improvements over its predecessor, the M2. This hub is designed to bridge the gap between Aqara’s Zigbee and Thread devices and the Matter ecosystem, making it easier for users to control their smart home devices seamlessly. Specifications…

Aqara Hub M3 vs Aqara Hub M2 Comparison – Is it worth upgrading to the Hub M3?
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Aqara Hub M3 vs Aqara Hub M2 Comparison – Is it worth upgrading to the Hub M3?

The Aqara Hub M3, Aqara’s latest flagship smart hub, embodies a significant upgrade from its predecessor, the Hub M2. It introduces critical support for both Matter and Thread, positioning itself as a central control point for a diverse range of smart devices through its multi-protocol gateway capabilities. Key Differences at a Glance The Aqara Hub…

Aqara Launches Hub M3 with Advanced Edge Computing and Matter Compatibility
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Aqara Launches Hub M3 with Advanced Edge Computing and Matter Compatibility

Aqara has announced the global release of its next-generation smart home hub, the Hub M3. This innovative device is designed to provide users with enhanced privacy, local automation capabilities, and seamless integration with a wide range of smart home devices. This is the first Aqara hub that features both Thread and Matter, allowing it to…

Aqara Motion and Light Sensor P2 Review – A Matter Over Thread Sensor that’s Cheaper than the Eve Motion Sensor
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Aqara Motion and Light Sensor P2 Review – A Matter Over Thread Sensor that’s Cheaper than the Eve Motion Sensor

The Aqara Motion and Light Sensor P2 is the third product Aqara has launched that has native Matter support which is achieved through the thread protocol. It joins the Door and Window Sensor P2 and the Aqara Presence Sensor FP2. I’m not sure why they released this after the other two, as I feel it’s…

SwitchBot Expands Matter Support Across Almost All Products
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SwitchBot Expands Matter Support Across Almost All Products

SwitchBot has announced a significant upgrade to its product line, bringing Matter support to nearly all of its devices. This move aims to provide users with a more seamless and integrated smart home experience. Related Reviews SwitchBot Hub 2: The Gateway to Matter Compatibility Last year, SwitchBot took its first step into the Matter ecosystem…

Aqara Launches New Motion and Light Sensor P2 with Thread and Matter Support
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Aqara Launches New Motion and Light Sensor P2 with Thread and Matter Support

Aqara has announced the release of its latest product, the Motion and Light Sensor P2. This new generation motion sensor is built upon the Thread protocol and the industry-unifying Matter standard, offering seamless compatibility across various smart home platforms, including Amazon Alexa, Apple Home, Google Home, and Samsung SmartThings. The Motion and Light Sensor P2…

Aqara Launches Smart Lock U200 on Kickstarter – Compatible with UK & EU Euro Cylinder Multi Point Locks
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Aqara Launches Smart Lock U200 on Kickstarter – Compatible with UK & EU Euro Cylinder Multi Point Locks

Aqara has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its latest product – the Smart Lock U200. This retrofit, keyless home access solution aims to provide flexibility, convenience and security through various modern unlocking methods while retaining compatibility with traditional keys. Various Unlocking Methods The U200 lock offers users numerous options for securely accessing their…

AiDot Linkind Matter A19 Smart Light Bulb Review: Cheap RGBW E27 Smart Bulbs for Home Assistant
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AiDot Linkind Matter A19 Smart Light Bulb Review: Cheap RGBW E27 Smart Bulbs for Home Assistant

I didn’t have the best experience with Matter when I first used it with the Google Nest WiFi Pro, but since then, there has been a growing number of Matter-enabled devices, and I have switched to Home Assistant for all my smart home needs. The AiDot Linkind represent a perfect example of why Matter is…

TP-Link Announces Latest Tapo Smart Home Devices Including Matter Enabled Smart HomeBase H500 Hub
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TP-Link Announces Latest Tapo Smart Home Devices Including Matter Enabled Smart HomeBase H500 Hub

TP-Link is unveiling a range of new products across its Tapo smart home brand at CES 2024 this week. With a focus on whole-home solutions, TP-Link is launching devices for security, access control, cleaning, lighting, energy monitoring and automation. Centralised control with the Tapo Smart HomeBase At the centre of TP-Link’s new product lineup is…

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