Smart lighting startup Nanoleaf burst onto the scene in 2013 with a mission to create environmentally conscious smart lighting solutions. Although its first Kickstarter-backed product was an ultra-efficient LED lightbulb called the Nanoleaf One, it was the Aurora (triangular) and Canvas (square) wall-mounted lights that really made the company stand out. This year, Nanoleaf has announced plans to finally let users mix and match their favorite shapes to create unique LED designs. Read More
Winter is here in the northern hemisphere and you might be looking for ways to cozy up your home. Smart lighting can certainly brighten things up, but the price to get started sometimes feels prohibitive. Luckily enough, you can grab a Google Smart Light Starter Kit, as well as an additional GE C-Life smart bulb, for just $29 ($39 off) at Kohls. Read More
If you still have a static string of colorful lights wound around your Christmas tree, you should consider swapping them out for something with some 21st-century smarts. These Wi-Fi-connected LED string lights from Twinkly will cast a dazzling display that puts your childhood tree to shame, and you can pick up a set for $125.25 ($36.75 off) on Amazon. Read More
Smart lighting can really cozy up a room — or house, or city block, depending on how obsessed you get. If some of Philips's new offerings have piqued your interest, but you aren't sure where to start, or are worried about the initial investment, this might just be the deal for you: Best Buy is currently offering a Philips Hue color starter kit for $120 ($70 off). Read More
The only thing better than outfitting your home with WiFI-connected LED smart lightbulbs that can be controlled with Google Assistant or Alexa is owning those same smart bulbs without paying a dime. Over the course of five days, forty lucky Android Police readers will be randomly chosen to receive one of several smart light products from REAFOO. Here's how you can sign up.
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Smart lighting is fun to trick your apartment or house out with, but things can get expensive quickly. For those of you who want a more affordable alternative to Philips and Lifx, Sengled's starter kit with two LED smart bulbs and a hub is just $19.99 from Newegg for today only. Read More
As well as offering simple light bulbs and accessories for your home, Philips has been pushing its Hue lights for entertainment purposes more and more. The Zigbee-toting Hue lights can now be used as accent lighting for music, film, and even gaming, which may seem gimmicky or cool, depending on your outlook. I would say it’s a bit of both, or at least that’s how I view the latest addition to the lineup, the Hue Play. Read More
Smart lighting is one of the simplest ways to give you more wireless control over your home. Philips produces the Hue line of products, which can perform some rather cool tricks that will make your standard lights envious. For example, they can be programmed to change colors when they detect smoke, or when your favorite sports team scores. We recently linked to a deal on Amazon for new Hue units, but if you're looking for more savings, Woot has refurbished models on sale for a larger discount. Read More
Halloween is fast approaching. If you want to have the coolest, most tech-filled display on the block—or just some smart lighting for regular, non-festive use around the house—Amazon has discounted quite a few Philips Hue products by up to 33%. Read More
Apparently Target has its own line of smart lamps, for which the US retailer released an iOS app called Target Connected back in October 2016. Now that app is available for Android devices, though without Google Assistant integration or any groundbreaking features, it's far from anything to get excited about. Oh, and it tries to sell you stuff from Target.com. Read More