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5 Best Motion Sensors: Hue vs Lifx vs Zwave vs SmartThings [2022]

In Smart Lights by Tim Brennan

In this article, I’ll take a look at some of the best motion sensors in 2022 to automate both your indoor and outdoor lights. I’ll include solutions for Philips Hue, Lifx, Sengled, SmartThings, Zwave, and a few other major brands of smart bulbs that are compatible with all major home ecosystems. Want to make your smart lights turn on when …

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Philips Hue vs Shelly Vintage: Which Smart Edison Bulb Is Best?

In Smart Lights by Tim Brennan

In this article, I compare six cool-looking retro LED smart filament bulbs: Philips Hue vs Shelly Vintage. In this corner, we have Goliath “Philips” Hue. And in the opposing corner is the underdog upstart “Shelly USA. “ Let’s get ready to rummmmmmmmble. Live Like A 1950’s Bank Manager hether you are into traditional style home décor or just want to …

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Philips Hue Play Vs Bloom Vs Go Vs Iris: Smart Light Playtime!

In Smart Lights by Tim Brennan

In this article, I will cover the differences between Hue Play Vs Bloom Vs Go Vs Iris. My goal is to help you choose the best light for your indoor living space. The Hue Accent Light Dilemma hilips Hue offers a variety of playful smart light options to add color, ambiance, and accent lighting to bedazzle key living spaces in …

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How To Stop Hue Lights Turning On After Power Outage

In Smart Lights, How Tos by Tim Brennan

Have you ever wondered what happens with smart lights after a power outage? Well, if you have Phillips Hue lights and don’t make this change they will ALL come back on. Even in the middle of the night, while you are sleeping. In this post, I will show you exactly what you need to do to prevent this from happening. …

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Can Alexa Control LED Strip Lights? Yup! Here’s How…

In Smart Lights by Tim Brennan

Can Alexa control LED strip lights? Well, I have recently been working to upgrade my home theater game and am planning on installing some LED light strips as bias lighting behind my TV to add to the other smart light in my apartment. This got me thinking about whether I will be able to control LED light strips using my …

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7 Best Smart Outdoor Lights in 2022 [for Porch, Yard & Patio]

In Smart Lights by Tim Brennan

In this post, I’ll review some of the best smart outdoor lights you buy today. They include some awesome lighting ideas for your porch, landscape, patio, pool, garden, and other outdoor living spaces. I’ll also give you the scoop on a few options to help increase your home security too. Without further ado, here are my picks for the seven …

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Philips Hue Calla vs Lily: What Smart Outdoor Light is Best?

In Smart Lights by Tim Brennan

Philips Hue Calla vs Lily: If you’re looking for the best Philips Hue outdoor lights to illuminate your yard, landscape, deck, or patio, you can find them right here. Hits the Spot Philips Hue Lily Phillips Hue Lily is the best outdoor spotlight you can buy for your yard. The starter pack includes three spots, yard spikes, and wiring required for …