Philips Hue Smart Plug Now Available in North America

The Philips Hue Smart Plug, announced back in June, hit the market just a few weeks later in most countries around the world, except for North America. This is changing though, as retail giant Best Buy is now listing the plug as available for purchase in the United States, and the Philips Hue online store now shows them available as well, albeit with the message … Continue reading Philips Hue Smart Plug Now Available in North America

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

HomeKit Deal: Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance 3 Bulb Starter Kit for only $99.99 – EXPIRED

One of the most popular smart lighting kits on the market, the Philips Hue 3 bulb color and ambiance starter kit is on sale at Amazon for only $99.99 right now. This is a savings of $30 from its regular price. Philips claims you can be up in running in under 5 minutes, making this a great entry into the world of home automation. Not … Continue reading HomeKit Deal: Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance 3 Bulb Starter Kit for only $99.99 – EXPIRED

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

Philips Hue Smart Plug, Filament Light Bulb & More Revealed

Signify, the company behind the popular Philips Hue line of connected light bulbs may have some new products coming soon. First reported by iCulture, a new line of products including a smart plug, filament light bulb, and more are gearing up for release soon. While an expansion of lighting products is to be expected by the company that brought connected bulbs into the spotlight, the … Continue reading Philips Hue Smart Plug, Filament Light Bulb & More Revealed

ET2 Lighting Announces 3 HomeKit Compatible Friends of Hue Light Fixture Collections

California based lighting company ET2 has announced a new line up of light fixtures that have entered Signify’s Friends of Hue program at LIGHTFAIR 2019 held in Philadelphia this week. ET2, which operates under the Maxim Lighting company umbrella, describes itself as a manufacturer of “functional art”, and touts that it has produced over 6,000 products since it was established in 2004. ET2 has revealed … Continue reading ET2 Lighting Announces 3 HomeKit Compatible Friends of Hue Light Fixture Collections

Lutron Introduces Aurora Smart Bulb Dimmer

This week, Lutron has surprised pretty much everyone by revealing a new smart lighting solution, called the Aurora Smart Bulb Dimmer. While a lighting product is pretty much par for the course with Lutron, the shocking part of the Aurora is that it is designed for usage with another company’s product line, Philips Hue. Through its participation in the “Friends of Hue” program, Lutron has … Continue reading Lutron Introduces Aurora Smart Bulb Dimmer

Philips Hue Bloom Review

The Philips Hue Bloom, originally released way back in 2013 under the Friends of Hue line, was the company’s first attempt at devices outside of white and color changing app controlled smart light bulbs. The Bloom was designed as an easy-to-use, plug and play solution for those just looking to add some ambient lighting to the Hue systems in their home. The device was also … Continue reading Philips Hue Bloom Review