MacVoices #20251: Josh Centers Updates Take Control of Apple Home Automation (1)

Josh Centers has updated his Take Control of Apple Home Automation to version 1.3, adding the latest information on making the most of your HomeKit-based devices. In the first part of our conversation Josh talks about updates to HomeKit Secure Video and the supported cameras, provides some guidance on what devices and what brands he likes and avoids, and explains his approach to writing about this topic. (Part 1 of 2)

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Show Notes:


Josh Centers is the Managing Editor of TidBITS. He’s also an occasional contributor to Macworld, Boing Boing, and The Sweethome. You can keep up with him on Twitter, and his blog at



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