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How to get a smart home: Seven products to get you started

How to get a smart home: Seven products to get you started

By 23 September 2014

The idea of a smarter home is becoming more desirable, whether it's to help reduce your energy bills or just because you want to be able to control certain factors from the comfort of your sofa, using your smartphone or tablet. If you want a smarthome... >>

Philips Hue Beyond is a new table light, ceiling light, or pendant light, with kits starting at £329

Philips Hue Beyond is a new table light, ceiling light, or pendant light, with kits starting at £329

By 2 September 2014

Philips has announced a new smart lamp with two connected light sources called Philips Hue Beyond. Two connected light sources means you can adjusts the lamp's white light as well as its colourful light in order to affect the overall mood of your room.... >>

Netflix shows off Oculus Rift VR interface, Philips Hue atmospheric lighting and more

Netflix shows off Oculus Rift VR interface, Philips Hue atmospheric lighting and more

By 21 August 2014

Netflix has just completed its Hack Day Summer 2014 and some brilliant ideas have bubbled to the surface. Our favourite has to be the use of Oculus Rift for a virtual reality browsing menu. This was called Oculix. Though it's less menu and more entire... >>

Five smart lighting solutions

Five smart lighting solutions

By 8 August 2014

Having a smart home isn't just about clever appliances or smartphone-controlled heating, there are also robotic vacuum cleaners, Bluetooth-enabled showerheads and music-playing mirrors available. However, and perhaps more importantly, you can also get... >>

Philips Hue (complete system) review
5 out of 5

Philips Hue (complete system) review

By 5 August 2014

In 2012 Philips launched the Philips Hue system. It's a set of three intelligent lights that, along with the Bridge connected to your home Wi-Fi system, allows for colour and brightness control of the lights from a smartphone or tablet. Almost two years... >>

Philips Hue Tap review
4 out of 5

Philips Hue Tap review

By 5 August 2014

The Philips Hue lighting system is expanding at a fast rate, but having to get your phone out of your pocket (or even in some cases just finding it) to control your lights can be a pain. Understanding this Philips has created the Hue Tap, a wireless light... >>

GE's new Link bulbs and Wink app are like Philips Hue - but much cheaper

GE's new Link bulbs and Wink app are like Philips Hue - but much cheaper

By 30 June 2014

The Philips Hue wireless lighting system is undoubtedly cool, but do you know what's probably cooler? A cheaper version from GE. GE has unveiled a new product called Link. It's a connected LED lightbulb that you can remotely control from anywhere and... >>

Philips Ambilight with Hue lights up the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern

Philips Ambilight with Hue lights up the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern

By 19 June 2014

Philips has been showing off its Ambilight Hue integration at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern on Thursday showing us how when you combine the two together you can light up your entire room with light that matches what's on the screen. Ambilight, which has... >>

Philips 3D-printed luminaries pictures and hands-on

Philips 3D-printed luminaries pictures and hands-on

By 1 April 2014

There is something quite special about the way technologies can come together and the Philips 3D-printed smart luminaries are exactly that - special. Not only do they bring an element of art and creativity to a room, but the 3D-printed smart luminaries... >>

Philips Hue Tap pictures and hands-on

Philips Hue Tap pictures and hands-on

By 31 March 2014

Philips has announced a couple of new additions to its Hue line up of connected light bulbs, including a new white-only bulb - the Hue Lux - as well as a switch to physically control the system. The idea of Hue is that you can control the system through... >>