Tag Archive: Bulbs


Which smart bulbs don’t require a hub?

Best answer: There are plenty of options from brands like C by GE and Eufy, but LIFX makes the best smart bulbs that don’t need a hub. They’re pricey, but they work well and play nicely with other smart home gadgets.

Amazon: LIFX A19 ($ 46)

No hubs needed

Philips Hue may be the most recognizable brand in the smart home space, but to many users’ frustration, you need a hub to use its bulbs. This  [Read More…]

Score three Philips Hue multi-color A19 smart bulbs for the price of two

These bulbs can be controlled by voice or by the Philips Hue app on your smartphone.

With a single Philips Hue smart bulb, you can switch up the feel and mood of a room at any time, going from cozy to vibrant colors with just a tap on your smartphone. Right now, one of the more versatile Philips Hue smart bulbs — the White and Color Ambiance A19 Dimmable LED Smart Bulb — is available at a  [Read More…]

Screw in this two-pack of multi-colored E27 LED smart bulbs on sale for $20

16 million color choices to light up your room.

Getting into smart home tech isn’t as complicated as it might seem. Options like Teckin’s Dimmable E27 Multicolor Smart Light Bulb are not only easy to set up but are easy to use for everyone in the family too. While they normally cost around $ 14 apiece, using coupon code 757ZFQ8N during checkout today can score you a two-pack of Teckin’s smart bulbs for only $ 19.97. You’ll  [Read More…]

Add a unique mood to any room with 20% off Sengled multicolor smart bulbs

Schedule on-times, ask Alexa, or use the app to control these lights.

A selection of Sengled’s Multicolor Smart LED A19 Bulbs are discounted by 20% at Amazon today, including its two-bulb Starter Kit. Though it normally sells for $ 80, today you can add it to your cart for only $ 63.99. Other than a drop to $ 50 during Black Friday, this is the next best price we’ve seen on the kit. It comes with the  [Read More…]

Do I need a hub to use C by GE smart bulbs?

Best answer: While you can control C by GE bulbs locally without a hub, you’ll need a C-Reach to control them from out of Bluetooth range or use them with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant.

Amazon: C by GE C-Reach ($ 41)

Operate your bulbs from afar with a C-Reach

C by GE makes relatively inexpensive smart bulbs that operate over Bluetooth, rather than Wi-Fi like bulbs from other brands like LIFX and Philips Hue. This helps  [Read More…]

Score three GE smart bulbs and a Google Home Mini for only $35

Your home will never be the same.

If you have yet to start using smart bulbs in your home, now’s a great time to dive in. Best Buy is offering this Smart Light Starter Kit featuring a GE smart bulb and the Google Home Mini for just $ 35. Considering the speaker itself regularly sells for $ 49 (and is currently on sale for $ 30), it’s easy to see the value here. However, this deal gets  [Read More…]

This Philips Hue kit includes three bulbs, a switch, and a hub for $120

Get connected.

The Philips Hue multi-color 3-pack starter kit with light switch is down to $ 119.99 through Best Buy’s official eBay store and the main site. This same kit isn’t sold in a lot of places anymore but usually goes for around $ 190 or more.

The starter kit includes with three Philips Hue white and color A19 60W equivalent LED smart bulbs, the Philips Hue hub, a dimmer switch, and a three-year warranty. You can  [Read More…]

Set the mood with discounted Philips Hue White Ambiance bulbs and more

It’s lit!

If you’re getting started with you smart home and want to add some more Philips Hue bulbs to your setup, today’s deals are for you. You can pick up a pair of Philips Hue White Ambiance bulbs in A19 or BR30 sizes for just $ 37.99. That’s thanks to a price drop to $ 39.99 from a regular price of $ 50, and an on-page coupon taking a further 5% off the price at checkout.

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Replace your old bulbs with six AmazonBasics LED light bulbs for $11

Boy have I got a bright idea.

This 6-pack of AmazonBasics Daylight A19 LED light bulbs is down to $ 11.27 from a street price of $ 16. These bulbs even regularly jump as high as $ 19. You’d have to go all the way back to this time last year to see another deal as good as this, and even then the bulbs only dropped to about $ 13. The 2-pack is $ 8.41, so you’re paying $  [Read More…]

Load up on refurbished Philips Hue and LIFX bulbs for less today

Millions of great color options.

Today only, Woot is offering various Philips Hue and LIFX bulbs in refurbished condition at huge discounts. In addition to just the bulbs, there are some starter kits, dimmer switches, light strips, and more available, so you’ll want to check out this whole sale. Even though they are refurbished items, each one is tested to look and work like new, and comes with a 90-day warranty, though they may arrive in a generic  [Read More…]