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Cheer for your favorite NCAA team and Xfinity will respond with matching lights

Screaming at your favorite team just became a lot more rewarding thanks to Comcast's Xfinity voice remote and some special NCAA commands that set your smart lightbulbs to your favorite team's colors. The post Cheer for your favorite NCAA team and Xfinity will respond with matching lights appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Comcast, Home Theater, Ncaa, Voice Control, Xfinity, Philips Hue, March Madness, Movies & TV, Xfinity X1


This $40 smart socket lets you control regular light bulbs with your phone — it works with all 3 major smart assistants too

Insider Picks   writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. The iDevices Socket allows you to control your dumb light bulbs with your phone or voice. It works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit, so should integrate with most smart homes. While it works well, it's not the best sol...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Philips, Philips Hue, Alexa, Alexa Google, Google Home, Apple Home, HomeKit Alexa, Insider Inc, Hue Hub


The best HomeKit devices you can buy to build your smart home

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. If you decide to build your smart home with devices that are compatible with Apple's HomeKit ecosystem, you want to be sure that you're choosing the right gadgets. We've rounded up the best HomeKit devices you can buy to build your ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Trends, Siri, Philips, Hue, Dolby Vision, Philips Hue, Cnet, Homekit, Alexa, Belkin, Dolby Atmos, Google Home, Apple Home, HomePod


Sunday's Best Deals: Mar10 Switch Discounts, Kindle Ebooks, Induction Burners, and More

Rare deals on Mario games, a 480GB SSD, and individual Philips Hue bulbs lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Lifehacks, Philips Hue


Anker’s Eufy Lumos smart LED bulbs that don’t need hub are down to $13 today

Smart LED light bulbs range in price and can cost as much as $60 per bulb. As nifty as they are, that price is just outrageous. We've told you a bunch of times about the multicolor LED bulbs just as good as Philips Hue for only $17, and now there's an even better deal on smart LED bulbs if all you want is white. Amazon's running a sale right now that slashes the eufy Lumos Smart Bulb by Anker to just $13, and you won't even need to buy a hub to make it work. Definitely grab a few...
Tags: Google, Amazon, News, Philips Hue, Anker, Alexa, Lumos, Amazon Alexa, Eufy Lumos


Kick Off Your Smart Lighting Addiction With These $13 Bulbs, No Hub Required

While they might not have the name recognition of Philips Hue bulbs, Anker’s Eufy smart bulbs are a great, affordable entry point into smart lighting, and you can stock up on bulbs for just $13 each today.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Amazon deals, Philips Hue, Anker, Anker Deals, Eufy Deals


Start Your Connected Home With This Hue Play Bundle

The Hue Play is the best backlight around and this bundle essentially saves you $45 if you want to go all-in on Philip’s smart lighting system. Read more...
Tags: Science, Smart Home, Hue, Philips Hue, Smart Lighting, Philip, Philips Deals


Philips Hue Outdoor Sensor review

The Philips Hue Outdoor Sensor allows you to add motion control to any Hue light, boosting safety and security with a welcoming ambience on your return home. Once you have it, you’ll wonder how you lived without it. The post Philips Hue Outdoor Sensor review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, Philips Hue, Motion Detection, Smart Lighting, Outdoor Sensor, Philips Hue Outdoor Sensor


Today’s best deals: $15 Echo Dot rival, $100 off iPad, $8 Alexa smart plug, Philips Hue sale, more

If there's a better way to usher in the month of March than by saving a ton of money on some of the most popular products out there, we have no idea what it is. Highlights from today's roundup include our favorite Anker fast wireless charger for only $19.99, the best-selling Instant Pot out there for $69.99, an all-time low price on Instant Pot's most advanced model, the return of Black Friday pricing on Apple's newest iPads, a $15 Alexa speaker that's just as good as a $50 E...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, News, Philips, Philips Hue, Anker, Alexa


25 tech gadgets that make my life easier — from a $14 cable to a $1,049 iPad Pro

The   Insider Picks   team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. I've tried a ton of great tech over the past two and a half years, but some gadgets stand out way more than others. These are the 25 gadgets and accessories I rely on all the time, from cheap cables to Apple's latest iPad Pro. All of this tech offers best-in-class performance, durability, and design. I've been a technology journa...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Trends, Philips, Philips Hue, Amazon Echo, Anker, Business Insider, Lightning Micro USB


The best smart light strips you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. You can instantly control smart light strips from your phone, and the best ones can even change colors. The Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus is our top pick because it is reliable, easy to use, and very versatile, thanks to its many color options. Light strips can seriously enhance the look of your home. Traditional light bulbs are great...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Philips, Philips Hue, Zigbee, Homekit, Alexa, Business Insider, Amazon Alexa, LIFX, Google Home, Lightstrip, Google Home Alexa, LIFX Beam


Amazon's Echo Show is back to its cheapest price ever — get it for $50 off through February 14

The   Insider Picks   team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The Echo Show is on sale for $179.99 (originally $229.99) until February 14 at 9 p.m. PST as part of Amazon's Valentine's Day sale. The last time the Echo Show was on sale, it sold out and was backordered for months so save $50 on one of our favorite smart displays now before the deal ends. You can watch videos and get visual resp...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Trends, Netflix, Hulu, Donald Trump, Philips Hue, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Business Insider, Michael D Antonio


How to Set Up Groups with Google Assistant

Google Assistant voice commands for your smarthome work best if your devices are in groups (Google calls these groups “rooms”). Skipping this step during setup makes using your devices harder. Here’s how to create rooms and add devices to them. Rooms Make Voice Commands Easier With your smarthome devices associated with rooms, Google will let you accomplish more in fewer words. Rather than tell it “turn off living room light 1, turn off living room light 2, turn off living room light 3” and s...
Tags: Google, Crafts, Living Room, Philips Hue, Google Home


Lowe’s Is Officially Dumping Its Iris Smarthome Platform for Good

Several months ago, Lowe’s announced that it would be seeking a buyer for its Iris smarthome platform. However, it appears no one wants it, as Lowe’s has announced it’s officially shutting down Iris. In an official statement sent to Review Geek, Lowe’s says that it “will shut down the Iris smart home platform and services on March 31” and will be refunding eligible users who bought Iris devices, although the specifics on that aren’t yet known. You can read the full official statement from Lowe’...
Tags: Crafts, Philips Hue, Iris, Zigbee, Lowe, Review Geek Lowe


Here's a Great Deal to Start Your Philips Hue Collection

Want to get started with Philips Hue? This two bulb kit is marked back down to $100 today, and has everything you need to start creating fun lighting recipes. Those full-color bulbs usually sell for $50 each, and even on sale rarely dip below $40, so if you need a hub, this is a great deal. Just be warned, once you…Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Amazon deals, Philips Hue, Philips Hue Deals


Philips Hue wants to brighten up the night with expanded outdoor lighting range

Philips Hue is at CES 2019 to show off two new floodlights that can light up any space and a motion sensor that can be used to turn on any of your Philips Hue lights -- inside or out. The post Philips Hue wants to brighten up the night with expanded outdoor lighting range appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Smart Home, Philips Hue, CES 2019, Signify


Ikea’s smart window blinds leak, to be compatible with Alexa, HomeKit and Google Assistant

Meet KADRILJ and FYRTUR. They’re Ikea’s upcoming smart window blinds and they look great. The two product lines are battery-powered shades that can open and close through a dedicate app. They also interact with IKEA’s TRÅDFRI lighting gateway allowing homeowners to control the shades through Alexa, HomeKit and Google Assistant. Pricing is aggressive: 99 to 155 euros (about $113 to $181). The shades have yet to be officially announced by Ikea, but according to the company’s site, they will be ava...
Tags: Travel, Google, Gadgets, Europe, Ikea, Philips Hue, CES 2019, Alexa HomeKit


The Best New Year's Eve Deals: Trail Mix, Adjustable Weights, Philips Hue Lights, and More

Round out 2018 with deals on Philips Hue lights, Anker charging gear, Amazon-branded trail mix, and a lot more. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Kinja Deals, Lifehacks, Philips Hue, Anker


Amazon isn’t alone: Philips Hue has been experiencing holiday outages

Owners of Philips Hue smart lights were hit by an untimely outage this week that kept them from being able to enjoy the new connected devices they just unwrapped during the holidays. The post Amazon isn’t alone: Philips Hue has been experiencing holiday outages appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Smart Home, Philips, Philips Hue, Outage


5 lingering Philips Hue deals that are just as good as Black Friday

Did someone forget to tell Amazon and Philips Hue that the holiday shopping season is over? It looks like that's indeed the case, so let's all be sure to take advantage until someone realizes! Pretty much all of Philips Hue's most popular smart LED lighting products are still available on Amazon at the same great discounts we saw ahead of the holidays. You can save $20 on the wildly popular Philips Hue LightStrip Plus, $10 on color A19 LED bulbs, and you can even get a 4-pack of whit...
Tags: Amazon, News, Samsung, Energy Star, Philips, Voice, Philips Hue, Alexa, Smart Home Devices, Alexa Google, Philips Hue Hub, Philips Hue Lightstrip, Hue Hub, Alexa Apple HomeKit, Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance, Wi Fi network Control


Why pay $50 for Philips Hue’s smart LED bulbs when these $17 bulbs are just as good?

I have Philips Hue smart LED lighting all throughout my home and I love it. To be honest though, every time I expand my setup and add new bulbs in new places, I kick myself a little for having committed to such an expensive solution. If you want to add smart lighting features to your home but you don't want to spend $50 a bulb, we've got just the thing. MagicLight WiFi Smart Light Bulbs cost just $17 each and they have all the best features from Philips Hue bulbs, including support for v...
Tags: Google, News, Voice Control, Philips, Philips Hue, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Alexa Google


There are so many great Philips Hue deals that’ll still arrive before Christmas

Philips Hue smart LED lighting products are always best-sellers during the holiday shopping season, and the reasons for that isn't exactly a mystery. Philips Hue is super popular, and it's also a super expensive brand so people jump at the opportunity to save. One such opportunity is happening right now on Amazon, and the best part is all the products on sale will be delivered in time to give as Christmas gifts! That includes Philips Hue Single Premium A19 Smart Bulbs, Philips Hue White ...
Tags: Amazon, News, Samsung, Energy Star, Philips, Voice, Philips Hue, Alexa, Smart Home Devices, Alexa Google, Philips Hue Hub, Philips Hue Lightstrip, Hue Hub, Alexa Apple HomeKit, Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance, Wi Fi network Control


Philips Hue's color-changing smart bulbs are the last-minute holiday deal on Amazon we're shocked is still in stock

The   Insider Picks   team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. A Philips Hue starter kit with two color-changing smart bulbs is $60 cheaper than usual on Amazon now. A pack of four white Hue bulbs is also on sale for $40, for a savings of $10. Deals such as these happen from time to time, but we're surprised they're still available this close to Christmas. If you're still shopping for more la...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Tsa, Philips, Philips Hue, Business Insider, Amazon Echo Google Home, Wi Fi What


The best LED light bulbs of 2018

With traditional incandescent bulbs being gradually phased out, LED bulbs are becoming an affordable and practical way to outfit your home with some slick technology. Here are the best LED light bulbs on the market right now. The post The best LED light bulbs of 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Led, Smart Home, Philips Hue, Light Bulbs, Buying Guides, Smart Bulbs, Best Led Light Bulbs


Gift Guide: 12 really useful gifts for the friends who just had a baby

Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide! Need more gift ideas? Check out our Gift Guide Hub. Buying the right stuff as a new parent is tough. Buying the right things for a new parent? Even harder. There’s just way, way too much junk out there marketed at new parents. A lot of it seems useful until you realize it’s just taking up space. As it turns out, Team TechCrunch had a lot of babies this year. Really — backstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF was like a lil’ temporary nursery. I chatted ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Tech, Chromecast, Yves Behar, Baby, Philips, Philips Hue, Don, Harvey Karp, Google Home, Amazon Echos, Goldbug, Gift Guide 2018


Apple HomePod, Facebook Portal, AncestryDNA, Google Home, Instant Pot, Keurig, Cuisinart, and more on sale for Dec. 19

There's less than a week to go until Christmas. If you're Type-A, you've probably had your gifts for weeks, already wrapped and sitting neatly under the tree. For the rest of us, it's go time. If you need a bit of inspiration, we've scoured the internet today to bring you some great, last-minute deals from retailers like Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Macy's, and more. Shop AncestryDNA test kits, smart home products, kitchen gear, and Amazon devices on sale — and that&a...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, News, Walmart, Css, Philips, Philips Hue, Kitchenaid, Alexa, Honeywell, Bella, Amazon Here, MVC, Save 50, Google Home


Philips Hue Bulbs No Longer Turn On Automatically After a Power Outage

Philips Hue has added a new feature in its app that now allows users to prevent their Hue lights from turning on automatically after a power outage. The one big issue with Philips Hue that users have been dealing with for years is bulbs automatically turning back on after a power outage, even if their previous state had them turned off. This means that if your home experiences a power outage at 3 AM, all of your Hue lights will kick back on at full brightness, blinding you into oblivion in the ...
Tags: Crafts, Philips, Philips Hue, Philips Hue Default


Today’s best deals: iPads at all-time low prices, Philips Hue sale, Instant Pot, Sonos, DNA tests, more

We've got another fantastic roundup of daily deals for you to check out on Wednesday. Highlights include all-time low pricing on brand new Apple iPad tablets, the best-selling Instant Pot DUO80 at a $40 discount, one last sale on popular Philips Hue smart lights like the LightStrip Plus and A19 color bulbs, $20 off the Sonos One smart speaker with hands-free Alexa, $50 off a two-pack of Sonos One speakers, Black Friday pricing on the best-selling AncestryDNA: Genetic Testing Ethnicity test ...
Tags: News, Philips, Philips Hue, Alexa


These smart light bulbs are one of the best ways to upgrade any home — here's what they're like to use

For a long time, the idea of smart lighting — that is, light bulbs and other fixtures you can control from your phone — seemed silly to me.  Once I tried smart bulbs, though, I immediately understood their benefits. After setting up smart bulbs from Philips Hue in my own apartment, I could never go back to a home without smart lights. Smart lights might seem costly, but they're a worthy investment that actually makes home living significantly easier and better. I'll just come right out and sa...
Tags: Trends, Philips, Philips Hue, Philips Hue Bridge


The Best Smart Bulbs For Your Google Home

If you’re in the market for some smart bulbs to outfit your house and want them to work seamlessly with your Google Home for the ultimate voice-activated light setup, here are the best options to choose from. While in-wall smart light switches are likely cheaper in the long run, smart bulbs are a lot easier to install and set up, which makes them a popular item for those that don’t have the knowledge or skill of wiring up light switches themselves. They’re also very renter friendly because you ...
Tags: Crafts, Philips, Philips Hue, Amazon Ikea, Google Home