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Next major firmware update for Hue Secure cameras These are the improvements

These are the improvements

The Hue Secure camera was officially launched in October and firmware updates were released in November and December. The third major update has been available for around a week and takes care of many small details that also have practical implications. For example, the firmware update to version 1.2.10 improves the start time of the live stream, which you can watch directly in the Hue app.

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Philips Hue: Updates for bridge and app without any real new features Nothing new for Android

Nothing new for Android

It's time again for some updates from the world of Philips Hue. However, I can already tell you that it's not going to be spectacular, as there are probably no new functions. An update for the Hue Bridge was released a week ago. The firmware version 1963089030 merely improves the performance and stability of the system.

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Still no outdoor smart plug from Philips Hue Eve Energy chooses a different path

Eve Energy chooses a different path

We kicked off the gardening season at home at the weekend. The weather was great and we took the opportunity to give all the plants and bushes a good trim and tidy up a bit. A lot has piled up in the dark months. There hasn't been much new from Philips Hue for outdoor use in recent months.

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Philips Hue Dymera: New wall light is now available Light upwards and downwards

Light upwards and downwards

I introduced you to the Philips Hue Dymera earlier this month, and now the wall light for indoor and outdoor use that was announced back in January is finally available. You can order it from the official Philips Hue online shop for 219.99 euros. A steep price, especially compared to similar wall lights such as the Hue Appear or Hue Resonate.

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Philips Hue app soon with iPhone widgets again Control light from the home screen

Control light from the home screen

It's been a few years since Philips Hue removed the widgets from its iPhone app, but back then they weren't on the home screen anyway. Apple now allows widgets on the home screen – and since the launch of iOS 17, they can even be interactive. This means that actions can be performed without having to open the corresponding app.

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Friends of Hue switch: function update coming soon Natural light and more

Natural light and more

After the start with the Hue Tap Dial Switch, Philips Hue has equipped almost all accessories with more functions in recent months and made them compatible with the 24-hour “natural light” scene. In December, it was the turn of the Hue wall switch module, followed by the dimmer switch and Smart Button in September.

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Philips Hue announces support for multiple bridges With one account and in one home

With one account and in one home

The Philips Hue Bridge is known to be designed for 50 lights. What was a pretty generous mark ten years ago is now exceeded by miles in many households. The only way out so far, as long as you want to remain loyal to Philips Hue, is to install a second or third Hue Bridge.

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The new Echo Hub is now available to order Smart home control panel on the wall

Smart home control panel on the wall

Amazon announced the new Echo Hub last autumn. At first glance, this appears to be an Echo Show 8 without a speaker, as the Echo Hub is so flat that it can be mounted on the wall as a smart home control panel. It is now available to order in Germany and other European countries at a price of 199.99 euros.

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Philips Hue Go: The not so special edition available in US With a different coloured grip

With a different coloured grip

After problems in Europe, the Philips Hue Go portable table lamp was initially launched in the USA almost two years ago. However, we had to wait much longer for the special edition in America, but now it has finally been released. However, this special version of the portable table lamp is not all that special.

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Displaying the exact colour temperature for Philips Hue in Kelvin Community question of the week

Community question of the week

Today I would like to take care of another question from our community. Whether in the comments, by email or directly in the community section of hueblog.de, there are always interesting questions. Like the following question about colour temperatures: When configuring White Ambiance bulbs, is it possible to set the colour temperature in Kelvin, or at least read out the value set “in the colour wheel” in Kelvin?

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