The Hue's New Lights Glow Warm White at Half the Price

We've been raving about the Philips Hue smart lighting system since it first dropped. Well we've been raving about everything except its outrageous pricing—$60 a bulb, are you serious? But with the new Hue Lux, you can get a basic white smart light at a fraction of the price. » 8/19/14 11:44am 8/19/14 11:44am

Lumens and Lux: Light Words Explained in a Single Image

If you've ever tried to compare flashlights or lighting of any kind, you've probably been confronted with a bunch of confusing terms like lumen and lux that are supposed to describe how powerful a light is.We think? Well here they are explained in a single image. » 7/27/13 12:30pm 7/27/13 12:30pm

Instagram Now Automatically Beautifies Your Snapshots

Rejoice iPhone photogs, the newest version of Instagram is now available! The immensely popular app has just updated to version 2.1 and boasts some impressive new features. » 2/11/12 12:00am 2/11/12 12:00am

Full-Screen Multitouch Mac OS X Is Here (But Not from Apple)

Click to viewIt's not from Apple, but it gives a pretty good idea of what to expect from them, especially knowing that only one guy—Christian Moore—got this system running at full speed on a simple Intel-based MacBook. His Lux free open framework enables true multitouch interaction in Mac OS X. In fact, he says it can… » 5/16/08 11:50am 5/16/08 11:50am

Lux Outdoor Brings Telly to the Pool

Can't live without your fave programs for more than 10 seconds? Loser—I mean, here's a great new product for you from Lux Outdoor. The 26" Lux LCD ARIIS Display is a monitor that can be bundled with an outdoor radio and DVD player, Microsoft outdoor media center extender system, or as a stand-alone media component.… » 1/06/06 3:49pm 1/06/06 3:49pm