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IFTTT now lets you Yo your Hue lights, WeMo switch, and air conditioner

If you're a fan of Yo, IFTTT has just made your day. The newly added Yo channel integrates with all of your connected things, letting you Yo to turn on the A/C, turn down the lights, or even call yoself. There are probably simpler ways to achieve all of the tasks that the Yo channel can do, but...
Synchronized Philips Hue lighting hopes to bring the fright to watching Sharknado 2

Synchronized Philips Hue lighting hopes to bring the fright to watching Sharknado 2

As if the thought of watching Sharknado 2 wasn't scary enough an idea in itself, the movie's creator is pairing up with Philips to create an immersive experience by allowing you to pair the cinematic experience with Hue lighting to create a synchronized light track with the movie. Users who...
Battery-less Philips Hue Tap switch taps in for US availability

Battery-less Philips Hue Tap switch taps in for US availability

US customers can now buy the Philips Hue Tap switch from the Apple Store to easily control their Philips Hue lights. Previously the Hue Tap was only available in Europe, which makes sense as Philips is a Dutch company. The switch has no batteries and is powered through kinetics simply by pushing...

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Synchronized Philips Hue lighting hopes to bring the fright to watching Sharknado 2

Synchronized Philips Hue lighting hopes to bring the fright to watching Sharknado 2

As if the thought of watching Sharknado 2 wasn't scary enough an idea in itself, the movie's creator is pairing up with Philips to create an immersive experience by allowing you to pair the cinematic experience with Hue lighting to create a synchronized light track with the movie. Users who...
Battery-less Philips Hue Tap switch taps in for US availability

Battery-less Philips Hue Tap switch taps in for US availability

US customers can now buy the Philips Hue Tap switch from the Apple Store to easily control their Philips Hue lights. Previously the Hue Tap was only available in Europe, which makes sense as Philips is a Dutch company. The switch has no batteries and is powered through kinetics simply by pushing...
Works with Nest bringing Philips' hue to connected device lineup

Philips bringing hue lightbulbs to 'Works with Nest' program

Philips is working with Nest to integrate the hue lightbulbs with Nest's smart thermostat. This is part of Google's new "Works with Nest" smart home developer program. The integration apparently builds on the exisiting integrations with connection service IFTTT. "Works with Nest" was...
Hue Tap

Here's how to set up and get started with the Hue Tap

The Philips Hue Tap – that supposedly went on sale, yet doesn't seem on sale anywhere right now – is the first official non-smartphone or tablet method of interacting with your connected light bulb set up. While there's not likely too many folks with one in hand right now, Philips has at least...
Hue Companion allows you to control your Philips Hue lights on BlackBerry 10

Hue Companion allows you to control your Philips Hue lights on BlackBerry 10

Have a set of Philips Hue lights in your home or elsewhere? If so, then you no doubt noticed there's not a lot of compatible apps for them on BlackBerry 10, let alone a native official app offered up by Philips. Thankfully, there's a lot of smart native BlackBerry devs out there and because of...
Yo

IFTTT now lets you Yo your Hue lights, WeMo switch, and air conditioner

If you're a fan of Yo, IFTTT has just made your day. The newly added Yo channel integrates with all of your connected things, letting you Yo to turn on the A/C, turn down the lights, or even call yoself. There are probably simpler ways to achieve all of the tasks that the Yo channel can do, but...
Philips hue tap light switch is powered by your touch

Philips hue tap light switch is powered by your touch

Phillips is now selling the hue tap, their light switch for controlling their hue bulbs. Tap can control up to four different scenes, letting you control groups of hue lightbulbs without needing to pull out your smartphone. Simply press the buttons on the front of tap in order to select your...
HomeKit

Philips Hue notification center widget already in the works for iOS 8

Earlier this week Apple announced plenty of new and awesome features coming to iOS 8 later this year — among them were HomeKit and new notification center widgets. HomeKit looks to unify all of your connected things from big brands like Schalge, Chamberlain and Philips. You'll no longer need to...
Philips Hue

Getting started with Philips Hue

So, you've decided your lightbulbs need to be a lot smarter than they are now. Here's what you need to know about introducing Hue bulbs into your current light setup. Philips Hue bulbs are one of several different brands of smart light bulbs out there today, but there's a good chance it's the...
Do you own a Philips Hue?

Do you own a Philips Hue?

There's a pretty good discussion going on right now in the Connectedly forums where jsntrenkler posed the question, "Do you own a Philips Hue?" I personally have yet to pick up a set, but Kevin has quite a collection and is a big fan of them. I do love Hue, from what I've seen at least, and I'm...

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