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Lifx has slowly been getting better, and the recent addition of an IFTTT channel is its biggest step forward yet. If you're tempted by color-changing smart LEDs, it merits consideration.

By April 24, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 24, 2014
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Lifx White 800 Smart LED

The Lifx White 800 smart LED cuts the colors, and the cost.

By April 10, 2015


With Lifx's new Windows 10 app, Cortana can change the color of your bulbs

Owners of the color-changing Lifx LED will now be able to trigger lighting changes using their Windows 10 device -- including spoken Cortana commands.

By October 15, 2015


The color-changing Lifx LED gets a big price cut

Originally priced at $100 each, Lifx is now selling its app-enabled, color-changing bulbs for $60 a pop.

By October 8, 2015


What exactly is the ideal smart home?

There's no shortage of options when it comes to building a smart home that works for you. Here's the gear each CNET Smart Home editor would go with in their own home -- and the gadgets they're passing on.

By November 24, 2015


LIFX lets hackers in the smart home's backdoor

A British security firm exposed a vulnerability within this popular smart LED, prompting a quick fix.

By July 7, 2014


LIFX moves into Australian stores, looks to global expansion

After being met with 'incredible interest' at I/O, LIFX has plans to grow its retail presence to thousands of stores worldwide.

By July 6, 2014


Do you need to get a LIFX?

This multi-color LED is the brightest we've seen, but the smart features have some catching up to do.

By April 24, 2014


Six new smart lights for the connected home

The newest generation of smart lighting products has us intrigued -- here's what we're keeping our eyes on.

By November 8, 2015


Let there be Lifx (pictures)

What do you get when you light up the room with a color-changing, 75-watt equivalent smart bulb?

6 Images By April 23, 2014