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Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller gets Apple HomeKit support

27 days ago   |   By Beta News

As a suburbanite homeowner, nothing brings me more joy than having a nice yard. Yeah, it can be hard work to mow the lawn, rake leaves, and pull weeds, but it is totally worth it. Earlier this year, I even installed the Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller to more intelligently water my grass, and I came away very impressed. Not only does it keep my lawn looking good, but it saves me money too. How? It knows to skip watering based on the weather - no more running sprinklers in the rain! Believe it or not, starting today, the Rachio...
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Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller Gains HomeKit Support

Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller Gains HomeKit Support

27 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Rachio today announced that it has added HomeKit support to its Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller, allowing the device to work with Siri and other HomeKit accessories to control sprinklers.
According to Rachio, its Smart Sprinkler Controller is the first sprinkler controller to offer HomeKit integration.
The Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller works with the Home app or through the Rachio app, and connected sprinklers can be controlled from any iPhone, iPad , Apple Watch , HomePod , or Apple TV. With a HomePod or an Apple TV available for remote access, connected sprinklers can also be...
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Rachio 3 smart sprinkler system adds HomeKit and Siri integration with free software update

Rachio 3 smart sprinkler system adds HomeKit and Siri integration with free software update

27 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Elgato's smart hose attachment led the way with sprinkler integration in HomeKit earlier this year. Today, Rachio is announcing the first smart sprinkler controller with HomeKit integration.
After a simple set up process, users can control their sprinkler through the Home app or using their voice with Siri. You can now ask your iPhone or even your HomePod to turn on your sprinklers.
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