Tag Archive: Philips

Control your Philips Hue lights with this Dimmer Switch while it’s only $20

Turn off the lights.

Amazon has the Philips Hue Smart Dimmer Switch with Remote available for $ 19.78, which is the best price we’ve seen yet on this item. Usually it costs $ 25, so while today’s discount isn’t massive, you’re still getting a nice percentage off the usual price.

This highly-rated smart home accessory lets you control your Philips Hue lights easily. It’s battery powered and requires no wiring; simply mount it anywhere using the included  [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…]

C by GE C-Sleep vs. Philips Hue White Ambiance: Which should you buy?

We love smart home tech, and test as many smart bulbs as possible to give you the best recommendations possible.

Philips Hue White Ambiance

Wi-Fi with a hub

$ 30 at Amazon

Pros Works with all voice assistants Wide range of Philips Hue accessories Cons Requires a Hue Bridge for operation Not quite as bright as the C-Sleep

The White Ambiance is compatible with Philips Hue’s wide range of accessories like motion sensors and dimmer  [Read More…]

Funai shows off Philips 24-inch Kitchen Android TV with Google Assistant

Funai Corporation this week showed off the Philips 24-inch Kitchen Android TV with built-in Google Assistant.

Built with kitchens in mind, the Google Assistant software gives users the same experience they might find with a Home Hub or other smart display. Android 8.0 Oreo software powers the unit, providing the full Android TV experience, making it a more robust device.

The 24-inch LCD screen is wrapped by a thin white bezel and a woven gray mesh cloth covers a pair  [Read More…]

Philips debuts 4K Android TVs with Google Assistant with pricing as low as $350

Funai this week showed off the first Philips 4K UHD Android TV models with integrated Google Assistant for the US market. The two lines (5704 and 5904 series) are offered in five display sizes, ranging from 43-inches up to 75-inches.

The Philips 4K UHD Android TV models are powered Android 8.0 and provide easy access to streaming services and personalized recommendations from the likes of Netflix, Hulu, YouTube TV, and more. Additionally, the televisions include access to Google Play.

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Philips Hue adds to its outdoor range of smart lights

At CES 2019 this week Philips Hue expanded its popular collection of lighting, particularly in the outdoor line. Giving consumers even more functionality and versatility, the lights can extend the personal experience outside of the house.

The new models include a number of wall-mounted outdoor fixtures and path lighting, as well as a battery-operated sensor.

Experience the comfort of your lights turning on automatically when you arrive in the dark.

The new weather-resistant Hue Outdoor sensor is wireless and battery-powered  [Read More…]

Should you buy a Philips Hue Tap?

Best answer: If you’re already deep into the Philips Hue ecosystem, the Tap is a great way to manage multiple Hue bulbs with a single button press, but it’s expensive and some may still prefer controlling their lights from their phone.

Amazon: Philips Hue Tap ($ 45)

What exactly is the Tap?

One of Philips Hue’s biggest advantages over competing smart light brands is its support for various hardware accessories, including motion sensors and light switches.  [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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LOHAS vs. Philips Hue: Which Wi-Fi smart bulb should you buy?

We love the added convenience brought on by smart home tech, and we try as much of it as we can to give you the best tips on what to buy.

LOHAS Smart LED Bulb

Budget bulb

$ 17 at Amazon

Pros No hub required Extremely affordable Supports Google Assistant and Alexa Cons Weak output Clunky app No HomeKit support

LOHAS makes inexpensive smart lights that operate without a hub and connect to voice assistants  [Read More…]