Tag Archive: Light


Best Smart LED Light Bulbs that Work with Google Home

Google has so far done a pretty great job in the smart home race — between the stellar Google Home speakers and Google Assistant baked into the Android experience, we’ve all likely come to rely on Google’s smart home assistant more and more over the past couple years.

If you love the idea of controlling the lights around your home using just your voice, here are your best options for smart LED bulbs that work with Google Home.

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This WeMo dimmer light switch is down to just $50

Time to dim the lights!

The WeMo dimmer Wi-Fi light switch is $ 49.99 on Amazon. This is Black Friday pricing. We haven’t seen it go this low since last year and it usually sells around $ 70 or more.

You can control this switch from the wall, the WeMo app, and your Alexa or Google Assistant device. You don’t need anything special other than Wi-Fi. With this dimmer, you can schedule your lights to do what  [Read More…]

Seeing the light [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader and Andrew Martonik, are joined by associate editor Hayato Huseman to talk about the creepiness of Facebook, the upside of notches, and taptic engine performance on Android devices.

They also discuss the new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 — the first Chrome OS tablet to hit the market. Plus, the crew takes a look at the triple threat Huawei P20 and P20 Pro, the Porsche Design Mate RS, and why software continues to be such a big  [Read More…]

Philips Hue is getting new outdoor options to light up your garden

Philips is rolling out a range of Hue outdoor lighting options.

Philips is introducing a range of new Hue lights for outdoor spaces. The new options include wall-mounted lights, spotlights, and a pedestal lamp, and the smart lights are offered in both color and white shades. The outdoor lighting options are weatherproof and can be hooked up to an existing Hue bridge.

Philips says the Lily spotlight can be used to “highlight the key design features  [Read More…]

This $6 LED bias light strip powers via USB to amplify your HDTV setup

Enhance your media setup with this 6.6ft LED light strip.

For a limited time, JackyLED is offering its 6.6ft. TV LED Light Strip for just $ 5.69 when you enter promo code 6CIF4U7A during checkout. That saves you over $ 4 off its current price.

Adhering this backlight behind your tv not only helps reduce eyestrain while watching in the dark, but it also adds a classy touch to your home media setup. The strip is flexible  [Read More…]

The Light Phone 2 is an ultra-minimalistic phone that only does the basics

For someone who’s always in front of a screen, this looks like a dream come true.

Smartphones are awesome. I love my Pixel 2 and use it daily for taking photos, browsing social media, watching YouTube videos, etc. However, as awesome as it is, it can also be a distraction I don’t always need. This is a struggle that a lot of people have, and to provide a solution to this problem, we have the Light Phone 2.

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Motorola study sheds light on how addicted we really are to our phones

Over half of Gen-Z respondents in the study referred to their phone as “a best friend.”

Smartphones are great. They connect us with friends and family members, allow us to capture memories through pictures and video, and can even be home to some truly excellent gaming experiences. It’s almost necessary for most people to own a phone these days, but as we all know, there’s a point where phones can become a problem.

Motorola recently partnered with  [Read More…]

Light In the Box offers a great discount on two Xiaomi phones

As always, Light In The Box has a great deal going on, featuring two budget Xiaomi smartphones: the RedMi 4A, and the Mi A1. Both phones are under $ 250, with the former coming in at $ 89.99 (almost 60% off retail!) and the latter, $ 223.99 (just over 25% off). Neither of these bargains needs a coupon […]

Get three budget phones for cheap from Light In The Box! (Promoted Deals)

Light In The Box has supplied a number of great deals in the past, and it’s got a few good ones going on right now, as well – check out these three budget smartphones to pick up a replacement or second phone for cheap! Xiaomi Redmi 4X   Key Features: Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 RAM: […]

Luminoodle is a Flexible, Thin Light that You Can Use Virtually Anywhere

Spend less time setting up lighting and more time getting work done with the Luminoodle Task!

It seems like you never have the right lighting right where you need it. How often have you found yourself propping up your phone with the flashlight on, or using some other makeshift solution to give you lighting when you’re fixing something in a dark corner of your home, working outside at night, or in your dimly lit workshop?

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