Wemo doorbell review, Eve MotionBlinds review, & more on HomeKit Insider

In this week’s episode of HomeKit Insider, we review both the new Wemo Smart Video Doorbell and the OmniaBlinds before touching on even more new smart home devices to come from CES.

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Much of this week’s episode was devoted to our pair of reviews. The Belkin Wemo Smart Video Doorbell was just announced and we’ve been testing it out for the past couple weeks. We walk through the design, function, and installation. Our biggest takeaway was the massive 178-degree field of view.Then we turned to the newly released OmniaBlinds powered by Eve MotionBlinds. These Thread-enabled window covers can easily be automated and controlled via HomeKit.

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Add a little convenience to your life with the best smart plugs

Smart plugs are the easiest way to start building out the connected home of your dreams. Plug one of these tiny devices into an available outlet to instantly make almost anything smart. Plus, the best smart plugs work with voice assistants such as Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, and even other accessories like door locks through platforms like HomeKit. If you are ready to begin your smart home journey, these smart plugs can help you start things off right.

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Wemo Smart Plug (Simple Setup Smart Outlet for Smart Home)

Staff Favorite

The Wemo WiFi Smart Plug is one of the most versatile options available with support for Alexa, Google Assistant, and HomeKit, all in one convenient package. This smart plug is UL safety certified, and a compact design makes it easy to fit multiple plugs into the same outlet.

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Cost-effective

meross Smart Plug Mini, 15A & Reliable Wi-Fi

The affordable Meross Smart Plug Mini does…