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Best Smart Home Lights – Review of Philips Hue, LIFX and more

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If you going to start a Smart Home, the first area people look is Smart Lighting. Who makes the Best Smart Home Lights? Who should you start with? There’s the heavy hitter (Philips Hue) along with up-and-comer, LIFX, and many more. Read my honest reviews of the best smart lighting you can buy below. The best smart home lights: what …

Can you control IKEA Smart Lights with Google Home + Amazon Alexa?

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Swedish home store IKEA has announced that its recently announced Trådfri smart lighting system will soon be compatible with HomeKit, Apple’s smart home management platform. IKEA Lights + Alexa & Google Home Not only that, but IKEA also announced you’ll soon be able to control their Smart Lights with Amazon Alexa and Google Home. I haven’t had a chance to …

Buttons and Remotes For Smart Home Devices

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If you have a smart home, you probably don’t want to use your phone (or voice) for every interaction. You probably want to use a remote, switch or button to control your smart home devices. The definition is home AUTOMATION means not having to do anything – but there are many situations where you need to do something different than …

The Best, Cheap Smart LED Lights – What get for smart LEDs

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I throughly compared all of the different kinds of Smart LED Lights in a previous post. However, the Hue system, which I think is the best, is also the most expensive. By far, the two cheapest Smart LED lights are: GE Link These are my recommendation for the cheapest way to get smart LED lighting in your home. A couple of …

Using Nest with IFTTT – Nest Compatible Products

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I talked earlier about Works With Nest Products. Today, we are going to cover something even more exciting (at least in my opinion!): using IFTTT with Nest. This allows you to communicate between your Nest and other devices, even setting triggers. Here are some of the cool “recipes” for the Nest: Set to Away and turn your Philips hue bulbs off …

Philips Hue Promo Code

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Looking for a Philips Hue Lighting Promo Code? Look no further. On Amazon, use code 15FATHER and use your Discover Card for an extra 15% off. [easyazon_block add_to_cart=”default” align=”center” asin=”B00BSN8DN4″ cloaking=”default” layout=”top” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”chihan-20″]