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Signify makes it clear: we are not planning a new Hue Bridge A supposed new publication appeared in the Hue world - now it is being denied.

A supposed new publication appeared in the Hue world - now it is being denied.

Last week, a newsletter from Philips Hue appeared, including hints of a third generation Hue Bridge. Only in the small print, but still. Now the Signify editorial team reacts. Not only did they feel compelled to inform me personally that the mention of the third generation Hue Bridge in the newsletter was simply a mistake: they also responded in social media and even sent out another newsletter to clarify the error.

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Flickering lamps: some Hue White Filament with defects In the past few days, I have received several emails from users describing problems with the new Philips Hue White Filament lamps.

In the past few days, I have received several emails from users describing problems with the new Philips Hue White Filament lamps.

First of all: defects can always occur, even with brand new devices. I had to experience this first hand on my Philips Hue Lily last year. Now it is the Hue White Filament lamps that cause problems for some users. I have received several emails with the same content: the lamps are flickering in some places.

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Unboxed: The Friends of Hue switch from Senic and Gira The Berlin start-up Senic is launching its own Friends of Hue switch in cooperation with Gira. I took a closer look at it.

The Berlin start-up Senic is launching its own Friends of Hue switch in cooperation with Gira. I took a closer look at it.

Something’s going on in the Hue world: last week alone numerous new products have been launched. By no means that is all that awaits us this year. But not only Signify is busy, other manufacturers are as well: Berlin-based start-up Senic has teamed up with Gira to create its own Friends of Hue switch.

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A perfect team: classic table lamps and the new Hue White Filament The new Philips Hue White Filament lamps provides new possibilities.

The new Philips Hue White Filament lamps provides new possibilities.

If you want to use individual Philips Hue LED bulbs, up to now they were best hidden behind a lampshade or other cover. Let’s be honest: the usual Philips Hue bulbs are not really stylish. This has changed with the Philips Hue White Filament lamps that were released last week. Available in three different versions, the vintage bulb looks really great – and easily shakes off the smart competition from Osram, Ikea or Innr.

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Philips Hue Go: 1st and 2nd generation in direct comparison How does the second generation Philips Hue Go differ from its predecessor? I'll find out for you.

How does the second generation Philips Hue Go differ from its predecessor? I'll find out for you.

In recent years, the Philips Hue Go has gained a lot of fans as on-the-go mood light for your balcony or terrace. From October, Signify will be delivering the second generation Philips Hue Go. Therefore, I wanted to find out how the two models differ from each other. Regarding the price, nothing has changed.

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Unboxed: The second generation Philips Hue Go At the end of an exciting week we have a little video of the new Philips Hue Go for you.

At the end of an exciting week we have a little video of the new Philips Hue Go for you.

Brighter, better battery and also controllable on the road via Bluetooth: the second generation of Philips Hue Go has been optimized on the right track. Next week, I will provide a closer comparison with the first generation. Today, you will already get a small unboxing: One of the exciting questions was: how long will the battery last?

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New video: first impression of the new Hue Smart Button A quick article regarding Berlin: During the IFA I was able to take a closer look at the new Philips Hue Smart Button.

A quick article regarding Berlin: During the IFA I was able to take a closer look at the new Philips Hue Smart Button.

Yesterday, I already forwarded some information about the Philips Hue Smart Button. Nevertheless, I didn’t miss the opportunity to pay a visit to the colleagues from Signify, who invited us to a hotel suite away from the IFA. The result is the following small video of the new Philips Hue Smart Button which will be on sale for 19.99 Euro during October.

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Unboxed: The new Philips Hue Smart Plug We will continue with new releases. Now it is the Philips Hue Smart Plug’s turn.

We will continue with new releases. Now it is the Philips Hue Smart Plug’s turn.

Of course its low price plays a role but the Osram Smart Plug is by far the best-selling Hue-compatible product, there is little doubt about that. After looking at the matter long enough, Signify now offers its own solution: the Philips Hue Smart Plug. The smart plug with ZigBee and Bluetooth can now be ordered for 29.99 Euro and is available in most European countries, with the exception of Italy and Switzerland.

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Introduced: Th second generation of Philips Hue Go Brighter, more enduring and versatile: the second generation of Philips Hue Go has a lot to offer.

Brighter, more enduring and versatile: the second generation of Philips Hue Go has a lot to offer.

The Philips Hue Go is the only battery-powered lamp from Signify. And that’s not likely to change in the near future, but we can look forward to an exciting update. The second generation Philips Hue Go, which is planned for October, has a lot going for it. One of the main points of criticism of the first generation was certainly the fact that you could only access a few defined scenes at the push of a button away from your home ZigBee network.

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Introduced: This is the new Philips Hue Smart Button Today, Signify officially introduced the new Philips Hue Smart Button. I got the first details.

Today, Signify officially introduced the new Philips Hue Smart Button. I got the first details.

It wasn’t part of the rumors that have been circulating since June: last week I discovered it for the first time and was able to cover it in our news. Now the Philips Hue Smart Button is official. But until we can use it ourselves we have to be patient – its market launch is planned for October.

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