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Philips releases outdoor connected Hue lighting

Philips Hue products are going outside. Available for purchase this summer in the U.S., the lighting company has a range of new outdoor lighting products extending the world of Internet of Things to the great outdoors.<p>These products mark an important change for the Internet of Things world. As …

Home Automation

Apple Partners With UK's John Lewis for HomeKit Showcase In New Department Store

High-end department store chain John Lewis today opened up a new 230,000 square foot location in White City Westfield, London, and one of the store's new "experiences" includes deep integration with Apple's HomeKit platform. Called the "Apple Smart Home" section, Apple and John Lewis partnered in …

The highly anticipated Philips Hue outdoor line of products will be available this summer in the US | Philips Lighting

“The new Philips Hue outdoor line of products allows our customers to get so much more out of their exterior lighting, and simplify and enhance their …

Philips Hue outdoor range adds mood lighting to your garden

By Spencer Hart<p>Philips Hue has just announced the first products to be added to its new outdoor range, allowing you to improve the security and …

Philips’ new Hue app will sync your lights with whatever’s playing on your computer

A redesigned mobile app and Hue’s first outdoor lighting products are coming, too<p>Hot on the heels of its integration with Razer’s Chroma lighting system, Philips has announced a way to sync its smart lights with not just games, but anything and everything that shows up on your computer.<p>It’ll all …

Philips Hue outdoor lighting range planned for this summer - Pocket-lint

The Philips Hue smart lighting range has been growing rapidly over the last few years, with different types of lamps and bulbs being added to the …

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How to Share Your Wi-Fi Password With a Friend in iOS 11

In iOS 11, there's a handy new feature that's designed to let you quickly share your Wi-Fi password with a friend, and, if you're at a friend's house, to get the Wi-Fi password with just a tap.<p><i>Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos.</i><p>The only prerequisite for this feature, aside …

Smart Home Diary: Ending up with iPhone-controlled blinds after all … [Video]

Once you start down the HomeKit route, the convenience of having everything controlled from a single app is pretty addictive. So these days I view HomeKit compatibility as a pretty non-negotiable item with any smart home tech.<p>But there are limits. And paying £16,500 ($22,000) for a Lutron system …

Make your home more personal, comfortable and enjoyable

• <i>Philips Lighting announces next steps in the journey to deliver immersive gaming, movie and audio experiences with Hue Entertainment</i>• <i><br>Philips Hue app</i> …

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IoT Industry Recognizes Philips Lighting for Helping Consumers Light Their Homes Smarter with Philips Hue in 2017 | Philips Lighting

Wake up gently with a sunrise every day. Get colorful sports updates. Have it look like you’re home, even when you’re not. It’s never been easier for …

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Philips Hue lights will sync with music and games on your PC

Philips' team-up with Razer is just the start of Hue-to-PC syncing. The lighting behemoth is preparing to launch a Hue Sync app that will let you sync games, movies and music on any Windows 10 PC or High Sierra-equipped Mac. While the exact functionality is under wraps, it's easy to imagine turning …

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Test new Philips Hue Features and Scenes!

At HueLabs you can try out new Philips Hue features and scenes for your Hue system. Check them out and let us know what you think! #Philips #Hue …

Philips Hue review: Lighten up your surroundings

Posted By Akshay Aggarwal on Oct 12, 2017 in Accessories, Philips | 0 comments<p>When we talk about smart lighting, Philips Hue is the first name that …

Philips Hue is the new Apple HomeKit button-master

This week the folks at Philips got wise to the world of Apple HomeKit, making Philips Hue king of the smart home button in the process. Philips Hue …

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Wireless and smart lighting by Philips

TfL launch smartphone app that lets commuters top up Oyster Cards on mobile phones

A new smartphone app launched by Transport for London allows commuters to top up their Oyster Cards on their mobiles.<p>Londoners can now check their …

Philips' Hue lights will soon sync with movies, games and music

In the five years since Philips introduced its Hue range, it's been joined by many other companies offering their own version of its smart lighting. To stay ahead of the competition, the electronics giant has focused on adding platform partners, while introducing new bulbs that appeal to every kind …

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The best smart light bulbs you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Philips/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>The home is getting smarter, and it seems like one of the first ways to introduce some smarts …

How to master...Philips Hue

Philips Hue

How to Set Up and Use Philips Hue Bulbs

Philips has been perfecting their Hue bulbs over the years. Bugs are becoming less and less prevalent, and more features are being added in – even …

Google Home isn’t working with Philips Hue bulbs for some users

Google Home is capable of a multitude of things, and for a lot of users, one function of Home that’s the most helpful is using it to control smart home devices. Philips Hue light bulbs are the most popular connected lights on the market, and according to numerous reports on the Google Home Help …

pavegan's walkway in london turns people's footsteps into electricity

apr 20, 2018<p>immediately on viewing, whether as the lucky driver or as a jealous onlooker, the BMW i8 roadster highlights a distinctive, …

Philips Hue Wellness and Wellner lamp review: They’re (kinda) lit

We tested two stand-alone lamps in the Philips Hue smart lighting system.<p>Alongside its Hue smart light bulbs, Philips has been quietly selling stand-alone lamps for a few years now. The Wellness and Wellner are two of the company's latest tabletop offerings. Both come with White Ambiance LED bulbs, …

How To Get Around Using The London Oyster Card

Table of Contents<p>What Is An Oyster Card?<p>Why Use An Oyster Card<p>Where To Buy An Oyster Card<p>How To Use The Oyster Card<p>Take Your Oyster Card Out For A …

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Hyperloop One proposes London to Edinburgh trip in 50 minutes

Three UK routes are being considered for Europe's first Hyperloop, the high-speed transport technology backed by Tesla boss Elon Musk.<p>Routes from London to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Glasgow, and Cardiff to Glasgow have all been shortlisted by Hyperloop One, one of several companies competing to make …

Smart Lights Are a Bright Idea, With Alexa and Siri

Light switches are so last century. Geoffrey A. Fowler explains the right—and wrong—ways to improve your home lighting with connected bulbs, plugs and switches.<p>On movie night, you could peel yourself off the couch to turn off the lights. You could also churn your own butter for the popcorn.<p>In 2017, …

Living Rooms

Hands-on with the Philips Hue Tap: a wireless light switch powered by kinetic energy [Video]

As I continue to go hands-on with more products in the Philips Hue family, I have to say that the Philips Hue Tap is one that caught me by surprise. This is a device that allows you to control your Philips Hue lights using physical buttons, sort of like a traditional light switch, which to me …

Elgato Launches Cute Apple HomeKit-Compatible Smarthome Weather Station: Eve Degree

Elgato launched its Eve smarthome range in 2014 and it has gradually expanded since then. All the items are compatible with Apple HomeKit so you can control them using Siri as easily as from the Eve smartphone app.<p>Eve Degree is a newly redesigned version of the Eve Weather, a wireless outdoor …

Tube tunnel wi-fi plan to be launched

<b>London Tube passengers will soon be able to use their mobile phones in underground tunnels as part of plans to be announced after the election.</b><p>Commuters can currently use their phones at station concourses and platforms but not in tunnels.<p>London lags behind other major capitals for mobile phone …

How Siemens Is Using Big Data And IoT To Build The Internet Of Trains

Trains that are never late? To someone like me living in the UK, it may sound impossibly utopian. But Siemens say that thanks to Big Data and analytics it could soon be a reality.<p>Train operators have responsibility for getting millions of people to where they want to be every day. When journeys are …

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