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Nanoleaf’s LED panels now change color in time with music
The Aurora Rhythm module turns your Nanoleaf LED panels into music visualizers.
/ 1 September 2017 8:00 am BST
Ikea's Tradfri smart lighting platform is pretty underwhelming
Skip this basic smart lighting starter kit -- but don't rule out the other Tradfri offerings.
/ 16 May 2017 1:00 pm BST
This colorful smart lamp 'paints' light in any direction you like
It isn't cheap, but keep an eye on this color-changing hanging fixture from Austrian startup Luke Roberts.
/ 4 January 2017 4:30 am GMT
Belkin will finally sell a dimmable WeMo Light Switch
For years, Belkin's app-enabled WeMo Light Switches could only turn things off or on, but a new dimmable model is on the way in 2017.
/ 3 January 2017 8:00 am GMT
Lifx Z review: LED light strips for a more colorful smart home
The new LED light strips from Lifx don't need a hub and let you "paint" whatever colors you like onto the strips -- two potential advantages over the competing strip lights from Philips.
/ 6 December 2016 9:39 pm GMT
The new Lifx LED helps cameras see in the dark
Turn this smart bulb off and it'll put out invisible infrared light, lighting up the room for night vision cameras.
/ 6 December 2016 1:02 pm GMT
Color-changing smart panels that work with Siri? Yes, please.
No product -- not even Philips Hue -- has ever run further with the novelty of color-changing light than Nanoleaf Aurora.
/ 2 November 2016 3:59 pm GMT
Here's the best floodlight that works with Alexa
The Lifx White 900 is a simple, no-fuss smart bulb that costs half as much as Philips Hue's floodlight.
/ 23 September 2016 10:23 pm BST
Lifx Color 1000 BR30 review: This color-changing floodlight is a cloud-connected splurge
The Lifx Color 1000 floodlight offers full color controls and Alexa compatibility. But is it worth fifty bucks?
/ 23 September 2016 9:48 pm BST
No dimmer? No problem, Philips' new LED light bulb dims on its own
The new Philips SceneSwitch LED changes between three brightness settings each time you flip the switch.
/ 13 July 2016 9:21 pm BST
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