Tag Archive: Philips


How to upgrade to a new Philips Hue Bridge

If you’ve been using Hue bulbs for a while, you should upgrade your Bridge.

Philips has been roilling out lots of exciting new updates to its Hue lights, including the recent integration with Razer’s Chroma lighting platform for gamers. There’s a lot more coming, but not all of those features are going to be compatible with the original round puck that came with your Hue lights. Fortunately, Philips includes a feature in the Hue app that makes  [Read More…]

It’s not just you: The Philips Hue update system is overwhelmed today

It turns out these smart bulbs are kinda popular.

Philips used CES as a perfect opportunity to drop a big feature update into its app today, but in order to use that app all of the bulbs in your home need to also be updated. This isn’t usually a big deal, but because so many people are trying to update their Hue bulbs today the servers at Philips are a little overwhelmed.

Long story short, it’s going  [Read More…]

This $70 Philips Hue Starter Kit comes with two bulbs and a dimmer switch

Take your lights into the future!

If for some reason you haven’t already invested in some Philips Hue lighting for your house, this may be the deal that changes that. Right now you can pick up this Philips Hue Starter Kit for just $ 69.99 at Amazon. This is a savings of $ 30 on the kit that comes with two white bulbs, the hub required for them to work, and a dimmer switch that you can use to  [Read More…]

Philips is upgrading the Hue line in all the best ways

There’s a whole lot of great news coming for Hue owners today.

Philips has announced updates across the entire Hue line of smart bulbs, making it easier to fill either a single room or a whole house with lots of new options. It’s the biggest update to the Hue lineup since the switch to the new square sync box, complete with pricing options that are slightly easier for new users to swallow.

Everything starts with  [Read More…]

Dive into home automation and save $120 on this Google Home and Philips Hue bundle

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a bundle deal you won’t want to miss out on.

Getting up and turning your lights off is so 2016. Home automation is the future, and if you want to jump into it, this Google Home and Philips Hue bundle is a great first step at just $ 188.99 at Best Buy. This is around $ 120 less than if you were to buy both pieces separately, which is  [Read More…]

Dive into the world of Philips Hue with a refurb Starter Kit for $45

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with the most affordable way to get into the Philips Hue ecosystem!

We’ve seen a lot of Philips Hue deals lately, and they’ve all been quite popular. The folks at Daily Steals are getting in on the fun now, and are offering a refurbished 2nd-gen Starter Kit (white) for just $ 44.99 when you use the coupon code THRFTRHUE5. This is a $ 5 discount from the everyday Daily Steals  [Read More…]

Add a Philips Hue Motion Sensor to your setup for just $32 today

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a must-have Philips Hue accessory!

Being able to control your Philips Hue lights from your phone, or via your voice, is awesome, but when you have stuff in your hands or want to be quiet, it’s less than ideal. Luckily, there are other options available for controlling your lights, and one of the easiest is the Hue Motion Sensor. Amazon currently has it listed for just $ 31.98 which  [Read More…]

Prime members can grab the Philips Hue Starter Kit for just $54 today

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a new low price on the Philips Hue White Starter Kit!

Amazon is offering an additional discount on the Philips Hue White Starter Kit to Prime members, dropping it to its new lowest price. You can pick one up for just $ 53.62 for a limited time, which is a discount of around $ 11 from its everyday price. Retailers like Walmart, Home Depot, and Best Buy are currently  [Read More…]

Best Philips Hue Alternatives

What’s the best alternative to Philips Hue? Here are our favorites!

Philips Hue smart lights are some of the coolest on the market and they’re definitely some of the most popular, but they can be quite expensive, especially once you get into colored bulbs. If you’re looking for a less expensive alternative or just something other than what’s popular, then check out these other awesome options.

GE Link Starter Kit LIFX A19 Wi-Fi Smart Bulb Lucero  [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…]