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Which BR30 LEDs flicker on dimmer switches? (GIFs)

We examined the dimming performance of four BR30 LEDs, and found one clear winner.

11 Images By August 25, 2014


The Nanoleaf Bloom LED dims without a dimmer (pictures)

If you like the lights down low, but lack a dimmer, then you might like this bulb's clever trick.

8 Images By July 30, 2014


Dimmer-free dimming with the Nanoleaf Bloom LED

This odd-looking light has a few tricks up its sleeve.

By July 30, 2014


Sick of bulbs that buzz on your dimmers?

We took a deeper look at dimmable LEDs, and learned that all bulbs are not created equal.

By June 16, 2014


This smart dimmer isn't dull

Lutron's Smart Bridge turns regular ol' dimmers into home automation heroes.

By June 16, 2014


Let there be lights! (smart lights, that is)

Automated lighting makes a lot of sense for the modern, connected living space. Here's what we chose for the CNET Smart Home.

By September 29, 2015


Cree 4Flow LED (2015)

The 4Flow's convection-based design is terrific, but the new model isn't as as much of a slam dunk for dimmer switches as its predecessor.

By September 14, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 14, 2015

MSRP: $7.97


Cree refines the 4Flow LED, but maybe it shouldn't have

Despite better efficiency, better color quality and a longer lifespan, Cree's new 4Flow LED isn't as dimmer-friendly as the original.

By September 14, 2015


'Alexa, hit the lights': Amazon Echo adds support for Insteon devices

Starting today, you'll be able to turn your Insteon smart home gear on and off simply by asking Alexa to do it -- provided you've got the right Insteon Hub.

By September 25, 2015


Smart bulbs vs. smart switches: The pros and cons of connected lighting

Thinking about automating your home's lighting? There are a lot of ways to do it -- here's how to pick what's best for you.

By September 22, 2015