Lighting

These smart bulbs work with Philips Hue (but cost way less)

I know lots of people rage against Hue for being overpriced. Maybe they are. Maybe not. Personally, I think the number of lights they’ve sold tells the real story. My guess is that if you’re reading this, you’ve already bought into the Hue system. You probably like the responsiveness, reliability, and well-developed apps that come …

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Inovelli Red Series Review: Smart switches for the power user

You might think that there’s not much you can say about a smart switch. It’s just a regular switch with the added ability to turn it on/off wirelessly, right? Well, for most smart switches, that’s probably true. But the Inovelli Red Series switches are different. They do the basic on/off control, but they also pack …

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This RGBgenie smart switch gives you complete control of colored bulbs

If you’ve read any of my previous writing on smart lighting, you probably already know that I’m a big fan of colored lighting. However, it’s a bit of a bittersweet love affair, because there isn’t really a user friendly way to control them. There are a few smart switches that work with smart lights, but …

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4 Smart Switches that work with your smart bulbs

Lots of experts recommend smart switches over smart bulbs because they are easier to use. However, without smart bulbs, you won’t get the awesome benefit of color changing or white-shifting lights. You can debate the pros and cons of smart switches and smart bulbs (which I’ve done here), but I don’t want to choose one …

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