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Google Assistant can now schedule lights on or off

Google Assistant can now schedule lights on or off

Google Assistant has been able to turn lights on and off for a while, but until now, it could only do so immediately. This meant that it didn't have the capability to run a timer and perform the action after the time had elapsed. Thankfully, the digital helper has gotten even smarter and can now operate your lights according to the time or duration you specify.

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Brighten up your day with two colorful C by GE smart bulbs for $20 ($25 off)

Brighten up your day with two colorful C by GE smart bulbs for $20 ($25 off)

Smart lights are a key part of a connected home. From voice control, to custom scheduling, to turning your bedroom into a disco party, they make mundane tasks more fun. Right now, Best Buy is offering a two-pack of full color smart bulbs for just $19.99, a full $25 off — and you don't even need a hub to take advantage of their smart features.

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Philips Hue reveals new and updated bulbs, revamped Iris table lamp, and a lightstrip for your TV

Philips Hue reveals new and updated bulbs, revamped Iris table lamp, and a lightstrip for your TV

Remote IFA festivities today continue, as Philips Hue has announced a handful of new and updated products in its smart home lighting lineup, including a new lightstrip for your TV and the revamped return of the Iris table lamp. On top of that, folks in the August and Nest smart lock ecosystem can look forward to deeper integrations between the two systems starting soon.

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Save up to $50 on refurbished Philips Hue lighting, today only on Woot

Save up to $50 on refurbished Philips Hue lighting, today only on Woot

Philips makes some of the best smart lighting you can get in its Hue line, but the it's generally more expensive than options from competing outfits like Lifx and GE. If you're in the Philips ecosystem and you don't mind getting some bulbs that aren't brand new, today is a good chance to stock up: Woot's got refurbished Hue products for up to $50 off MSRP.

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Save 20% on Philips Hue outdoor lights and accessories in one-day sale (up to $70 off)

Save 20% on Philips Hue outdoor lights and accessories in one-day sale (up to $70 off)

Now is the perfect time to tackle some simple DIY home improvement projects, and smart lighting is one of the most straightforward additions you can make to your home. Most people begin by replacing their interior bulbs and fixtures, but if you're ready to illuminate your exterior spaces, today's DOTD sale at Best Buy could be just what you need. Right now, you can save 20% off an assortment of outdoor-centric Philips Hue lights and accessories.

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Wiz, Philips Hue's sister company, announces remote and motion sensor for its Wi-Fi lights

Wiz, Philips Hue's sister company, announces remote and motion sensor for its Wi-Fi lights


Smart bulbs can be divided into two main categories: the ones that connect to your router using Wi-Fi, or those that require an intermediary bridge. Others also use Bluetooth, but they're usually less convenient, as they're not directly connected to the Internet. With the acquisition of WiZ, Signify, the company behind Philips Hue lights, has taken a smart approach, as it's present in the three aforementioned categories. With this in mind, it's just announced a new remote control and a motion sensor for its Wi-Fi lights, following in Hue's footsteps.

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Philips expands Hue outdoor lighting range and adds voice control to sync box

Philips expands Hue outdoor lighting range and adds voice control to sync box

Signify, the maker of popular smart lighting under the Philips Hue brand, has unveiled some of its latest products and software features at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, and it mostly pertains to your garden rather than inside your home. Now fewer than eight new outdoor lights have been introduced, as well as some new features for the sync box and app.

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Twinkly's 225-count smart LED Christmas tree lights can put your childhood tree to shame for $125 ($37 off) (Update: Even cheaper)

Twinkly's 225-count smart LED Christmas tree lights can put your childhood tree to shame for $125 ($37 off) (Update: Even cheaper)

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.

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Make your home smarter with this Echo Dot plus two Hue bulbs bundle for just $35 ($45 off)

Make your home smarter with this Echo Dot plus two Hue bulbs bundle for just $35 ($45 off)

Setting up a smart home infrastructure can be costly, especially when you're starting from scratch. However, thanks to this bundle, you'll be able to do so without breaking the bank. The kit includes all the essentials to get you started: An Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker, as well as two Hue bulbs for just $35, which is $45 less than what you'd typically have to spend.

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Best Buy unleashes colossal list of Black Friday deals, some available right now (Update: All deals live)

Best Buy unleashes colossal list of Black Friday deals, some available right now (Update: All deals live)

Although Amazon has become a massive player when it comes to online Black Friday deals, Best Buy is still known for holding its own in the tech-sphere, hosting major deals on phones, Chromebooks, wearables, and a ton more. If you're in the market for some new gear, you're going to want to check out this colossal list of holiday sales, some of which are happening right now.

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