Craftmade’s Friends of Hue Light Fixtures Now Available

Announced as a Friends of Hue partner quite a while ago, Craftmade’s line of connected light fixtures are now available for purchase at outlets such as Amazon. Craftmade, the Texas based lighting company has a wide variety of products, with the Philips Hue series all focusing on clean modern designs with Hue lighting integrated directly into them. Similar to ET2’s lighting line unveiled just a … Continue reading Craftmade’s Friends of Hue Light Fixtures Now Available

Santala’s HomeKit Enabled Light Bulbs Now Available

Santala, the Hong Kong based lighting manufacturer that has released just one HomeKit enabled product to date, the Santala Smart LED Light Strip, is back with a set of connected light bulbs. Dubbed the Smart Light Bulb LB01 and LB02, the company’s bulbs come in both a white and color variant, each supporting HomeKit, Alexa, and the Google Assistant right out of the box. Previously … Continue reading Santala’s HomeKit Enabled Light Bulbs Now Available

LiFX Z TV Light Strip and Candelabra Light Bulb Announced

LiFX, the connected lighting manufacturer famous for its line of hubless light bulbs has announced a pair of new products launching in October of this year. According to Digital Trends, LiFX will be releasing an updated version of the company’s light strip specifically tailored for behind a television installation. A new candelabra style of light bulb is also coming soon, which will help to fill … Continue reading LiFX Z TV Light Strip and Candelabra Light Bulb Announced

Ikea Releases Updated TRADFRI Light Bulbs, Panels & More

Today, Ikea has revamped their TRADFRI smart home line with new devices and updates to their existing light bulbs. The TRADFRI line, which is now a part of Ikea’s Home Smart range of connected products, is lauded for their low prices and interoperability with all of the major smart home platforms. While today did not bring forth the highly anticipated smart blinds, the company has … Continue reading Ikea Releases Updated TRADFRI Light Bulbs, Panels & More

Wake Light App Review

Wake Light, a HomeKit App from developer Andreas Ganske, is designed to simulate sunrise using your existing smart bulbs, switches, lamps and light strips. The App, which was released this month, is completely free, with no ads, in-app purchases, or subscriptions, and looks to be simply out there to help fill the void when it comes to wake up lights and HomeKit. Sure you can … Continue reading Wake Light App Review

Legrand’s Home Smart Lighting Lineup Now Available

Announced via a press release today, electrical specialist Legrand, is bringing their Home Smart Lighting line of connected devices to HomeKit. The Home Smart Lighting lineup is a Wi-Fi connected, platform agnostic series of devices that work without the need for a separate hub. In addition to Apple’s HomeKit, Amazon’s Alexa, and the Google Assistant are also supported making Legrand’s offerings one of the rare … Continue reading Legrand’s Home Smart Lighting Lineup Now Available

Updated Philips Hue Light Bulbs With Bluetooth Connectivity Available Now

Signify, the parent company behind the Philips Hue line of connected lighting has introduced a refreshed range of Hue light bulbs. While the overall specifications and sizes are the same as before, the new release of Hue bulbs include both ZigBee and Bluetooth wireless capabilities. The introduction of Bluetooth enables owners to connect directly to their Hue bulbs, without the need of a Hue Bridge, … Continue reading Updated Philips Hue Light Bulbs With Bluetooth Connectivity Available Now

Expired – HomeKit Deal: Grab Sylvania’s Multi-Color BR30 Smart Light Bulb for $7.48

Update: This deal has expired and is no longer available. If you are in the market for a BR30 smart light bulb, today may be your lucky day. Amazon is currently offering Sylvania’s Multi-Color BR30 light bulb for just $7.48, which is a huge discount considering that these style bulbs usually range in the $30-$60 range. This bulb is shipped directly from Amazon, so you … Continue reading Expired – HomeKit Deal: Grab Sylvania’s Multi-Color BR30 Smart Light Bulb for $7.48

Sunco Lighting’s HomeKit Enabled Light Bulbs Now Available – UPDATE: HomeKit not supported

UPDATE 10/08/19: It looks like Sunco’s offerings are NOT HomeKit enabled according to reports, despite the company stating otherwise in our inquiry, and despite their Amazon listings still showing HomeKit. United States based lighting company, Sunco, has quietly entered the HomeKit arena recently with a range of smart multi-color light bulbs. The bulbs, which come in seven different sizes, are the first smart home products … Continue reading Sunco Lighting’s HomeKit Enabled Light Bulbs Now Available – UPDATE: HomeKit not supported

Vocolinc L3 Smart Multi-Color Light Bulb Revealed

It seems that Vocolinc has more than just one HomeKit product revamp coming soon, as a new L3 version of the company’s smart light bulb has been discovered. As with the LS2 lightstrip that was unearthed just a couple of days ago, Vocolinc’s L3 light bulb looks to be coming very soon, with Amazon France spilling all the details about it. The bulb, which is … Continue reading Vocolinc L3 Smart Multi-Color Light Bulb Revealed