So you went out a bought a Nest smart thermostat. You open the app a couple of times each day to turn the temperature up or down, and feel good about the money and energy you think you’re saving (this article states that for most users, a Nest will pay for itself in two years, […]Get the Guide
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What Are the Best Bargains in Smart LED Light Bulbs?
Wireless LED light bulbs and wireless smart lights are among the easiest lighting control products to install and use in your house. However, with prices like $60 for the popular Philips Hue lights, they’re not cheap. One of the motivations (beside the cool factor) to switch to smart LED light bulbs from boring old dumb […]Get the Guide
Smart Light Alternatives: Can These LEDs Outshine Philips Hue Lights?
When Philips launched the original Hue smart light bulbs, they were revolutionary products for several reasons. First, they were LED bulbs at a time when LED was a new thing. Second, they were one of the first smartphone controlled lights for DIY users. Finally, and most importantly, they changed colors. That was the cool part. […]Get the Guide
DIYers Display Their Automation Chops
3 amazing projects prove what’s possible when homeowners tackle automation on their own.
Interested in automating your home? There are options galore—from sophisticated systems that are best installed by a trained professional, those that you can buy and have installed by your Internet Service Provider, and packages of automation gear available online and at retail outlets that are designed to be set up by homeowners. The latter is […]Get the Guide
GE to Make HomeKit-enabled LED Light Bulbs
The new HomeKit-enabled LED light bulbs will feature GE Align technology.
The new HomeKit-enabled LED light bulbs will feature GE Align technology.Get the Guide
Mimoodz LED Bulbs, a Cheaper Alternative to the Philips Hue Lights
This new smart bulb offers color options like the Philips hue, but without the hefty price tag.
This new smart bulb offers color options like the Philips hue, but without the hefty price tag.Get the Guide
Cree Makes Connected LED Light Bulbs Compatible with WeMo
A new partnership will allow Cree LED light bulbs to work within the WeMo ecosystem.
A new partnership will allow Cree LED light bulbs to work within the WeMo ecosystem.Get the Guide
7 Top Products for Your Smart Home
JBL Control X Wireless Outdoor Speakers Instead of a boombox or portable speaker that has to be dragged out to the deck or by the pool, JBL has created something new that can produce good sound in the great outdoors. JBL Control X Wireless Outdoor Speakers are rugged enough to withstand some outdoor elements and […]Get the Guide
LIFX Puts WiFi into White 800 LED Light Bulbs for $39.99
These smart LED light bulbs are the company's most affordable solution to date.
These smart LED light bulbs are the company’s most affordable solution to date.Get the Guide
LinearLinc LB60Z-1 Smart LED Light Bulbs Brighten Up the Home with Z-Wave
The Z-Wave controllable LED light bulbs are easy to install and dimmable.
The Z-Wave controllable LED light bulbs are easy to install and dimmable.Get the Guide