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Cololight Hexagon Light Plus Kit Review: A lot of work goes into installing these affordable light panels

Smart LED light panels are all the rage right now and I can see why. A spectacular set of smart lights can instantly change the atmosphere of a space, whether it's your office or your living room, adding that bit of flair to your smart home. When done right, you even get capabilities such as...

Latest Philips Hue update adds some cool new scenes

Those of you who own Philips smart LED lights would probably be familiar with the Philips Hue mobile app. The companion app lets you organize, control, and customize your smart lights and accessories. The app received a big visual overhaul last year that greatly simplified the user interface by bringing quick access to scenes, brightness,...

Start your smart home journey with these 3 Philips Hue Smart Bulbs for $100 only

A wise person once said: "The smart home journey starts with a bulb," and Philips' Black Friday deals give you every reason to buy one. The good news is that you're actually getting a pack of 3 for $100 only. By grabbing this pack now, you're saving $35 and adding more colors to your life....

Philips Hue unveils new smart lighting products and Spotify integration

Philips has updated its Hue range of smart lighting solutions with a host of new products. The latest additions to the Philips Hue lineup include new gradient lighting strips and tubes, updated floor and table lamps, and brighter bulbs. Along with the new products, Philips has also announced a partnership with Spotify, bringing support for...

Philips Hue on Android and iOS gets a major design overhaul

Philips has rebuilt the Philips Hue app on Android and iOS from the ground up, and it comes with a brand new design. The updated app has started rolling out to users via Google Play and the App Store, and it includes the following changes: The new Philips Hue app comes with a new intuitive interface...

You can now schedule Google Assistant commands for smart lights

At CES 2020 in January this year, Google announced a couple of new features for the Google Assistant. These included a new Scheduled Actions feature that would allow users to ask the Assistant to turn on/off or start/stop a compatible smart device at any time of their choosing. The feature has finally started rolling out...

WiZmote Remote Control Review: The only reason Smart Lights are useful

WiZ smart lights are some of the coolest smart lights I’ve ever used. They have great integration with apps like Samsung SmartThings and Google Assistant. Smart bulbs are great for controlling your lights from anywhere, but they do leave something to be desired. There is no physical light switch equivalent that helps control the lights....

Turning off/on lights via Google Home now only controls lights in the same room as the speaker

Home automation doesn't require smart speakers, just like smart speakers are useful for more than home automation. But the two make a great combination. It's super handy to be able to control things around your house with your voice. One of the most basic functions is turning lights on and off. Google Home can, of...

Wake up Gently with the Yeelight Smart RGB LED Bulb and Tasker

It's getting darker and gloomier here in the northern hemisphere, especially in the United Kingdom where natural light is out past 6 PM. Since these conditions are not going to improve anytime soon (at least not until Spring), let's use Tasker and the Yeelight Smart RGB LED bulb to emulate a sunset and a sunrise...