Nerdy Paper Lanterns For Those Who Prefer Star Wars or Treks

Paper lanterns are the cardboard furniture of the lighting world. They’re light, they’re cheap, and they’re incredibly fragile. But there’s even more reason to take good care of these paper lanterns from ThinkGeek: they look like tiny versions of the Borg Cube and the Death Star when switched off. »11/20/15 9:30am11/20/15 9:30am


Mitsubishi Is Developing Projector Turn Signals To Give Early Warning to Pedestrians and Drivers

Positioned at all four corners of your vehicle, turn signals are usually more visible to other drivers on the road than pedestrians trying to cross it. So Mitsubishi Electric is developing a new indicator system that projects the vehicle’s intended path on the road, making it more obvious to everyone around it. »10/23/15 10:03am10/23/15 10:03am

Smart LED Bulbs Learn Your Routines, and Automatically Turn On When You Go on Vacation

One of the most effective ways to protect your home while you’re traveling is to simply make it look like you’re not actually away. But instead of wrangling timers, or having the neighbors stop by, these new BeON smart bulbs will automatically learn your daily routines and keep turning lights on and off in your… »10/20/15 8:00am10/20/15 8:00am

BMW's New 7 Series Illuminates a Path To Your Car's Door at Night

Key fobs have all but eliminated the difficulties in finding the key hole on a car door at night, but what if finding your actual car is the problem? If you parked somewhere dark and sketchy, BMW’s new 7 Series will make it easier to find your vehicle with a glowing pathway that leads right to its doors. »10/09/15 11:44am10/09/15 11:44am

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