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

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

Vocolinc LS2 ”Smart Glow” Light Strip Revealed

Vocolinc, the HomeKit manufacturer that burst onto the scene within the past couple of years with their line of low cost devices looks to be revamping one of their first products soon. References to a Vocolinc LS2 have been found in a few places online, such as Amazon France, pointing to a potential release sooner rather than later. So what’s new in Vocolinc’s successor to … Continue reading Vocolinc LS2 ”Smart Glow” Light Strip Revealed

Sylvania Smart Home App Gets Visual Overhaul, Accessories Gain Alexa/Google Assistant Support

Sylvania’s Smart+ lineup of connected light bulbs, smart plugs and more have become one of our go to HomeKit brands over the past few months. During our reviews of the Flex Color LED Light Strip and the Smart+ Smart Plug, we noted that while the hardware was great, Sylvania’s Smart+ App did not offer much in the way of functionality. The App, which only existed … Continue reading Sylvania Smart Home App Gets Visual Overhaul, Accessories Gain Alexa/Google Assistant Support

C by GE App Update Adds Support for HomeKit

C by GE, General Electric’s smart home line has had its sights set on HomeKit for quite a long time, but struggled to come through. This looks to be changing though, as the App used to control C by GE products received an update today that simply states “HomeKit functionality added!”. While this is certainly great news to see, we are hearing whispers that HomeKit … Continue reading C by GE App Update Adds Support for HomeKit