Philips' Smartphone-Controlled Lightstrips Now Do Natural White Light

At some point in their life everyone has to grow up, and the same goes for Philips’ flexible Hue Lightstrips. Once the perfect way to subtly turn your living room into a colorful rave, the LED strips can now be tuned to generate more natural white light for reading the paper, or just relaxing with some knitting. »9/03/15 12:00am9/03/15 12:00am

Here's the Best Per-Bulb LED Pricing We've Ever Seen

If you still haven’t started outfitting your home with LED light bulbs, here’s the best deal we’ve ever seen on them. These Philips 60W equivalents are non-dimmable, but they’re perfect for filling out cheaper lamps and ceiling fixtures around your house. [12-Pack Philips 60W Equivalent LED Bulbs, $27]… »8/19/15 6:56pm8/19/15 6:56pm

For a Limited Time, Get Two Philips Hue Bulbs for $100

If you’ve been waiting for an excuse to start or expand your Philips’ color-shifting Hue lighting collection, Amazon’s offering a great deal on spare bulbs today. All you have to do is pick any two Hue bulbs from four available models, and your total price at checkout will get marked down to $100. [Philips Hue Bulb… »8/03/15 6:15pm8/03/15 6:15pm

Start Your Transition to LED Lighting for $4 Per Bulb

If you’re still using ugly CFL bulbs, or heaven forbid, energy-hogging incandescents, it’s time to transition to LED. Philips’ unique SlimStyle 60W equivalents are only $4 each today on Amazon, which is within a few cents of an all-time low. At that price, they’ll pay for themselves in the short term with energy… »7/01/15 6:15pm7/01/15 6:15pm

These Bulbs Mimic the Sun All Day To Help You Sleep Better At Night

It turns out that reading on your iPad is actually a terrible way to fall asleep because the device’s blueish glow can make your body think it’s time to get up. The color of light can have a big impact on the body’s natural rhythms, so a new connected bulb called the Silk works to keep things in sync by matching… »6/23/15 11:00am6/23/15 11:00am

BMW Wants to Put a Vehicle Charging Station In Every Street Light

For electric vehicles to truly supplant their gas-guzzling predecessors, there needs to be as many charging stations on the roads as there are gas stations—if not more. So BMW proposes upgrading the street lights that already line roads everywhere with charging capabilities and energy-efficient lighting. »6/17/15 4:12pm6/17/15 4:12pm

Philips' Insane 2-For-$5 LED Bulb Sale Just Went Live

Earlier this week, Gizmodo wrote about Philips' new $5 LED bulbs, and their 2-for-1 promotion just went live at Home Depot. They won't ship until May, but $2.50/bulb is still the best deal we've ever seen on LED lighting by far. [2-Pack Philips Soft White 60W Equivalent LED Bulbs, $5] »4/23/15 10:45am4/23/15 10:45am

It's No Hoverboard, But This Levitating Light Bulb Is Still a Neat Trick

Most of us have come to terms with the fact that we won’t be floating to work on a hoverboard anytime soon. But that doesn’t mean our lives have to be completely devoid of levitation. Not when Simon Morris is Kickstarting an amazing floating light bulb that actually lights up while it hovers above its base. »4/22/15 10:45am4/22/15 10:45am

Watching this stunning kinetic chandelier move is like seeing magic

This is so cool. The Leningrad Center in St. Petersburg has this awesome kinetic chandelier hanging from its ceiling that can move and change the color of its 1089 lights to basically bend the concept of reality. It’s so fun to watch the lights work in concert to create mesmerizing patterns.
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