Light Bulbs

Three Famous Entrepreneurs Who Can Teach You A Lot About Failure

It’s almost a cliché by now. Every book, every blog and every lecture by every entrepreneur seems to feature the same story: before the big lucky …

Success

Reese Witherspoon on the “Lightbulb Moment” That Made Her a Powerhouse Producer

A particularly “awful” script led the way for her to shine a spotlight on women’s stories.<p><b>Reese Witherspoon</b> is an undeniable force in Hollywood, an Oscar-winning performer turned major producer who has put a spotlight on female-centric storytelling. But before she turned behind the scenes to get …

Reese Witherspoon

News: UK Team Teases 5G in a Light Bulb

Researchers at Brunel University London have secured funding to develop a proof-of-concept wireless network that aims to fuse LiFi with mmWave …

Wi-Fi

Apple’s stunning admission about the legal lifespan of an iPhone

In fact Apple says its flagship product, the iPhone, is technically only guaranteed to last for 365 days. At least that’s what the company is arguing …

Australian News

This floating lightbulb just went Peak Wireless Charging

The Flyte Magnus 2.0 is a flying lightbulb that’s powered by a wireless charger. This is a solution similar to what’s used in wireless smartphone …

Wireless

3D Marquee Light Bulb Letters for Access All Areas Members

A couple of months ago Dealjumbo kindly donated a pack of realistic marquee bulb letters for Access All Areas members. Today, premium members have a …

Graphics

DIY Planters: How to turn Kitchen Items into Unique Plant Displays

Regular pots are convenient for gardening, but what better way to display your plants than by using household items that you already have? Instead of …

Green Living

Why Using a Drone to Shoot Weddings Is a Bad Idea

Awesomer reader OrionFyre spotted this gem from a couple of years back, in which a wedding photographer explains how great it is to shoot nuptials …

Dji

Tell Alexa to set the mood with the TP-Link Smart LED Light Bulb for $17

Amazon is offering the TP-Link Smart White Bulb with Alexa support for $19.99, but if you checkout with code <b>3TPLINKSAVE</b> the price will drop to <b>$16.99 Prime shipped</b>. That’s a $3 savings off the regular listing and only $1 more than the all-time lowest price we’ve tracked. Rated 3.9/5 stars by over …

Home Automation

A Flat in a Former Light Bulb Factory in Scotland

<b>Name:</b> Adeline <b><br>Location:</b> Glasgow, Scotland UK <b><br>The basics:</b> 8 months, owned — 754 square feet<p>Adeline is living the dream in this chic and light-filled …

Lofts

Here are all the devices compatible with Apple’s HomeKit

In 2015, the first HomeKit products with Apple’s MFi (“Made for iPhone”) certification went on sale or up for pre-order. The certification ensures …

Home Automation

IoT: The Internet of (Every)thing?

Gone are the days when I had to get up out of my bed to turn the lights on. Now every morning my lights slowly turn on automatically without lifting …

Internet of Things

How Light Bulbs Watch You Buy Groceries

The same technology that helps stores track shoppers may one day replace Wi-Fi.<p>In an enormous grocery store in northern France, the lights above the aisles aren’t all they seem to be. They look ordinary—more than a mile and a half of fixtures exuding bright light, folded into a grid overhead—but …

Wi-Fi

How to Make Invisible Ink With Baking Soda

These are instructions for making non-toxic invisible ink using baking soda (sodium bicarbonate). The advantages of using baking soda are that it's …

Unique E.P. Light Created Using Silicone And Paint (video)

A unique light bulb has been created in honor of Mr.Thomas Edison and Jackson Pollock aptly named the E.P.Light combining both technology and …

Jackson Pollock

I Wish All Smart Home Upgrades Were as Easy as This Light Bulb

There’s an entire standup routine waiting to be written about how <i>smart</i> home accessories can be incredibly dumb and complicated. But one of the …

Home Automation

Color me excited: This light bulb offers 16 million color options

When it comes to lighting, most people go the traditional route of buying a floorlamp and calling it a day. Despite the fact there are multiple options out there, lighting — <i>good</i> lighting — is just one of those things too many people either don’t think about or just take for granted.<p>Philips Hue aims …

Philips Hue

Light Bulb Drinks That Actually Light Up Are The Coolest Drink Trend On Instagram

Last fall, we uncovered a trendy new way to drink smoothies thanks to Darling Cafe in Australia. Darling serves its frozen beverages in repurposed lightbulbs, and based on how cute the cafe's Instagram photos are, we thought this vessel was destined to become as ubiquitous as mason jar. That hasn't …

These Trendy Light Bulb Drinks in Asia Actually Glow in the Dark, and We're Obsessed

Sipping your beverage of choice out of a plain ol' plastic cup is, like, <i>so</i> three years ago, guys. The latest drink vessel of choice that has virtually taken over Instagram? Hollowed-out light bulbs! We're not entirely sure if Thomas Edison is rolling over in his grave or posthumously delighted at …

Reverse Engineering A BLE Service To Control A Light Bulb

So, you buy an Internet of Things light bulb, it’s a fun toy that allows you to bathe your environment in pretty colours at the touch of an app, but …

Arduino

Koogeek Smart Light Bulb: Better Than Philips Hue » Gadget Flow

Ah, the smart home. It’s quite possibly my favorite developing technology category. Controlling essential features of your house from an app is such …

Home Automation

Dayton Audio Epique CBT24 Speaker System Review

<b>PRICE</b> $1,995 pr (assembled); $1,295/ pr (kit)<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Remarkable, panel-speaker-like stereo imaging<br>Neutral tonal balance<br>Complete absence of …

Audiophile

“Human Light Bulb” Claims That He Feeds on Electricity When He Gets Hungry

Naresh Kumar, from Muzzafarnagar, northern India, claims that he has a unique gift. Not only is he naturally insulated against high voltage, but he …

Weird

Future Lighting Solutions Launches Lighting System Creator (LSC) Version 1.2

Future Lighting Solutions, the noted innovator in demand creation, marketing and distribution of solid-state lighting technologies, announces …

Home Automation

DIY Rustic Hemp Rope Chandelier for 35$

In this Instructable I’ll be making a rustic industrial style hemp rope chandelier. I’ve noticed this beautiful chandelier at the lighting store and …

Home Improvement

Wasserstein Smart Light Bulb review

<i>Pros: Multiple functions, 16 million colors and shades, built-in microphone, sturdy casing and Amazon Alexa compatibility.</i><p><i>Cons: Price, compatibility,</i> …

Home Automation

The Fallacy of Extreme Tech Interviews

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>Life of a software engineer.<p>It must have been more than 15 years ago. I was working as a developer for a company in Seattle. I …

Employment

Pre-orders for Sylvania Smart+ A19 Full Color Light Bulb start, more HomeKit devices coming

Sylvania has launched pre-orders for its Smart+ A19 Full Color Light Bulb, and is adding more HomeKit bulbs, and accessories in the near future.The …

Home Automation

Top Hardware and iOS Apps for the Modern Home

As technology develops and continues to encompass an increasing presence in everyday life, the home is one of the places where its integration has …

Home Automation

Stand Aside Tesla, Ikea Is Already Selling Solar

And Ikea never thinks small.<p>While Elon Musk is turning heads by promising futuristic solar roof tiles that will blend into your home for the price of a Tesla car, Ikea brought a more mainstream-friendly solar solution to market in the U.K.<p>Ikea is selling a $9,000 battery and solar panel kit that, …

Solar Panels