With impressive light quality and a lifetime warranty, this affordable LED looks like a contender.
At just $29.99 per bulb, this automatable light source will fit nicely into existing home automation networks, serving as an appealing alternative to more expensive dimmer modules and smart switches.
LIFX is a Wi-Fi-enabled LED light that can you can customize to suit your lifestyle. It works via an Android or iOS app, and you can currently preorder the bulbs for $89 each.
For basic needs, the Lumen LED Color Smart Bulb might make sense, but consider waiting to see if the app improves, and to see what the competition will bring to the table. For more advanced control of your lights, a Philips Hue setup is probably worth the extra cash.
Philips is thinking outside of the bulb for the next generation of LED lights. Does this new design make sense?
This better, brighter bulb is the latest reason to switch to LED lighting.
The Cree 60-watt Replacement LED offers unmatched value, high efficiency, and a 10-year warranty.
You might not have an obvious need for an Internet-connected, color-changing light bulb, but the Philips Hue Connected Bulb kit offers enough potential to justify its high price tag.
With strict new standards, the landscape of lighting is rapidly changing. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.
Approval from Energy Star means that the cost of these bulbs could be coming down.