Tag Archive: Philips


How Philips Hue lights work with Nest

Philips Hue color ($ 45 at Amazon) and Nest Cam IQ indoor ($ 299 at Nest).

Very well, thank you very much.

Three little letters that may well be one of the most important parts of the Internet: A, and P, and I.

An API is an application programming interface. And in a nutshell it’s what lets one thing talk to another when the two comes from different owners or different families. It’s what lets Amazon  [Read More…]

Clean that winter salt off your lenses with this $13 Philips headlight restoration kit

It’s always safer to have clean headlights.

The Philips Headlight Restoration Kit with UV protection is only $ 13.39 on Amazon. That’s the lowest price we’ve seen in almost a year for a product that normally sells for around $ 20 or more.

In four simple steps you can clean the front of your headlights from all the dust, haze and yellowing that has been building up on them. Great for getting rid of that salt build  [Read More…]

Stock up on these $25 Philips Hue White Ambiance Smart Lights today

Shades of … white

While it may not seem like a lot, this $ 5 discount brings these popular bulbs back to within a dollar of their previous all-time low.

This Philips Hue White Ambiance Smart Light does require a Hue Hub so if you don’t already have one, you’ll need to invest in one. It is a 60W equivalent and this bulb does all different shades of white, but no colors.

If you’re looking for the  [Read More…]

Kick off your Philips Hue obsession with this $45 two-bulb starter kit

Smart lights are the best lights.

This 2-bulb starter kit comes with everything you need to see how smart lights work for you. The bulbs are just white, so maybe not as much fun as the colored alternatives, but this one is also more affordable. Best Buy has it for the same price as part of its daily deals.

As you’d expect from a starter kit, this one includes the Philips Hub, which is required for the  [Read More…]

Finally convert your entire home to LED bulbs with Amazon’s Philips sale

Save money on the purchase and in the long run.

In the smart home era, most people associate Philips with its incredibly popular Hue bulbs, but the company still makes some of the best regular bulbs on the market. Philips bulbs are some of the best you can buy, and right now there are a bunch of varieties on sale at Amazon. This 4-pack of non-dimmable 1500 Lumen LED bulbs is down to $ 15.95 from a  [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…]

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…]