Tag Archive: lighting


Add some smart lighting to your home with the $90 Philips Hue starter kit

Start somewhere. Start here.

This Philips Hue Premium Smart Light 2-bulb starter kit is going for $ 89.99 on Amazon. That’s not quite Black Friday pricing, but it’s only $ 10 more. Considering this kit was $ 150 at the beginning of November, that’s a solid discount.

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

Save big on bundled Philips Hue smart lighting and Amazon’s Echo devices

Right now you can get big discounts on some Philips Hue bundles that include smart lights, the Hue Bridge, and an Amazon Echo device. That’s everything you need in one combination to go from a simple, dumb lamp, to a smart lighting system you can control with your voice.

Considering all the amazing Amazon device sales we’ve seen over the last week, you may have already bit the bullet on an Echo Dot or two. If that’s the  [Read More…]

Add some illumination with Luminoodle LED bias lighting as low as $7 today

Inexpensive way to improve your lighting.

The Power Practical Luminoodle LED bias lighting strips are all on sale today, and they have never dropped this low before. These strips help reduce eye strain and can help improve the contrast of the screen you’re watching. The Power Practical Luminoodle 13-feet LED TV bias lighting strip is down to $ 18.74 on Amazon. This is the largest available strip, and it usually sells for around $ 25.

While these  [Read More…]

Customize your entire home with Philips Hue smart lighting systems on sale today

Make your home beautiful.

This sale on Philips Hue lighting is not messing around. There are a dozen different deals available right now, and they include everything from multi-color LED smart bulbs for $ 42.47 to the 80-inch voice-controlled multi-color light strip for $ 76.47.

If you’re new to the Philips Hue ecosystem, start with this four-bulb starter kit for $ 169.99. It normally sells for $ 200, so you’re saving $ 30 off the regular price.  [Read More…]

Set up some bias lighting behind your TV with this $9 LED light strip

Spend all day reading a screen? You need this.

The Minger 6.56-feet TV Backlighting LED strip is down to $ 8.99 with code BN9Z2AGP on Amazon. This strip is $ 12 without the code and hasn’t dropped this low directly before.

Set this strip up behind your TV or computer monitor to create a bias lighting effect, which helps create ambient light around the screen and reduce the strain of using monitors in dark rooms. It also  [Read More…]

Best lighting accessories for Android photography

Light up your life, or at least your selfies!

Have you ever tried to shoot some video or photos with your Android phone in lower light, only to have them come out dark and blurry? Then when you turn on the flash, suddenly they’re all over-exposed and washed out?

An external light source is a great tool to keep in your pocket if you want to have more control over the amount of light that floods into  [Read More…]

Prime Day brings rare discounts on Philips Hue smart lighting

Amazon recently discounted a selection of Philips Hue products during its Prime Day sale. Philips Hue is a line of smart bulbs which can be automated via the Philips Hue app to turn on or off even when you’re not home.

The following deals are available for Philips Hue products during Amazon’s Prime Day:

White and Color Ambiance LED Bulb – $ 39.99 (was $ 49.99) White and Color Ambiance Starter Kit – $ 138.95 (was ~$ 175)  [Read More…]

Add some color to your gaming with these lighting hacks for PlayStation 4!

Spice up your setup with some light!

Making your PlayStation 4 stand out a bit from the crowd doesn’t have to mean getting a fancy entertainment center or becoming a guru at cord management. With a few lighting hacks, you can ensure that when you’re gaming, it isn’t quite the same experience everyone else gets when they are at home. Whether it’s disabling your controller’s lightbar or adding LED lights that react to what is going on  [Read More…]

Elgato Avea Flare – portable mood lighting in the form of an adorable egg

Before I start in on this charming little LED Egg, let me just say that the box it came in was absolutely infuriating. Every single component was wrapped in what can only be described as cardboard origami that was an absolute bitch to extricate it from. The egg (for I refuse to call it anything […]

New ZEE Smart Core phone case delivers more power, memory and LED lighting show

If you always find your smartphone is running out of battery during the day and might benefit from a little bit of extra storage, then maybe you might be interested in Hello ZEE’s new smartcase called the ZEE Smart Core which was unveiled at CES 2017. The ZEE Smart Core works with iPhones/iPads but also