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Nothing mini about the Lifx Mini's price tag
The Lifx Mini is a terrific smart bulb that works with Alexa, Siri, IFTTT, and the Google Assistant. We just wish it cost less.
/ 9 November 2017 7:27 pm GMT
Lifx Beam is a color-changing, voice-activated stick-up light
Here's the third new Lifx product in the past two weeks: a set of smart, color-changing light bars that work with Siri, Alexa and the Google Assistant.
/ 3 October 2017 9:10 pm BST
Light up your walls with Lifx Tile LED panels
Lifx is back again, this time with new color-changing LED wall panels.
/ 27 September 2017 4:09 pm BST
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
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