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Hue Tap disappears from the market: Switch is obsolete Oldest accessory is no longer produced

Oldest accessory is no longer produced

I suspected it a few months ago, but now I can confirm: The Hue Tap switch is out of production and off the market. It has already disappeared from the German Philips Hue website, on promo pictures for accessories it is eliminated too. Upon request, Signify informed me that the Hue Tap is now a discontinued model.

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Hue-Weekly: Welcome to the Internet What was important in the last days

What was important in the last days

Here we are! Since about one week our new domain hueblog.com is online. Before that, we spent almost two months to fill the blog with content that we already created for our German site hueblog.de. And of course this was just the beginning. Soon there will also be a special app for our English-speaking readers, which will make it even easier to read and save the content.

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Show your Hue: LED modules integrated in classic floor lamp This is what you can do with a Hue Daylo

This is what you can do with a Hue Daylo

A few weeks ago I already showed you that it is relatively easy to remove the LED modules and the control units from a Philips Hue lamp – I used the Philips Hue Discover, which I replaced the outdoor floodlight on the terrace with a Hue Impress. With this little food for thought, Hueblog reader Uwe set out to convert a floor lamp.

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Cololight Strip with individually controlled LEDs: Better than the LightStrip Plus? Available from August

Available from August

One thing we want so much for the Philips Hue LightStrip Plus: That it can display more than one color at a time. Unfortunately, Signify has not fulfilled this wish with the new generation of the LightStrip – but at least we can now reconnect cut-off parts with the LightStrip Plus.

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These are the seven most successful Hue Labs formulas More than 1.6 million installations

More than 1.6 million installations

I'm sure you've stumbled across Hue Labs before. This special section of the Philips Hue App often contains special, useful and nice beta features that have not yet become an integral part of the Hue App. This way you get additional functions for lamps, sensors and switches to get even more out of the Hue system.

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Hue founder George Yianni explains challenges of Alexa development Reduce latency and increase reliability

Reduce latency and increase reliability

Yesterday evening Alexa Live took place, Amazon's developer event around the well-known language wizard. At the purely digital event, 31 new tools and functions were presented, among other things, with which developers can further improve their Alexa skills in the future. In one of the presentations George Yianni, one of the inventors of Philips Hue and current CTO at Signify, also spoke.

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Philips Hue Outdoor LightStrip: Poor availability and increased prices What's going on there?

What's going on there?

Sometimes I hear stories about Philips Hue where you can only touch your head. Currently at the top of the hit list is the Philips Hue Outdoor LightStrip, one of the most popular outdoor products. Launched almost two years ago, the Outdoor LightStrip has been available in two different versions since then: for 89.95 euros you could get two meters of light strip, for 159.95 euros even five meters.

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Giveaway: 10 Friends of Hue switches from Senic and Gira Total value of 690 Euro

Total value of 690 Euro

The Friends of Hue switches from Senic have been available for about a year now. In my opinion, the switches produced in cooperation with Gira are still the most exciting alternative – even if the technology inside is of course identical to other models. Why? In my opinion, Senic provides the best experience for the end user.

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Innr Flex Light: First impressions of the new light strip Some advantages over the Hue-original

Some advantages over the Hue-original

At the beginning of the month I could announce that Innr will launch a new light strip. The Innr Flex Light for indoor use will be available in three different versions until the end of July, I could already get a first impression. The following three models are available: Innr Flex Light 120 C with 2 meters length and plug for 49,99 Euro Innr Flex Light 140 C with 4 meters length and plug for 69,99 Euro Innr Flex Light 140 C /LD with 2 meters length and LED driver without plug for 69,99 Euro Compared to the previous Innr Flex Light, there is one major difference in addition to the new, shorter version: The old light strip with a length of four meters had two “ends” and could be connected to the controller with both ends after cutting through.

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Müller-Licht Tint: New globe lamp with up to 1,520 lumens Connect to the Hue Bridge via ZigBee

Connect to the Hue Bridge via ZigBee

The smart brand Tint from Müller-Licht should be well known to you by now. Besides the new outdoor products, a new E27 globe lamp with up to 1,520 lumens brightness will be launched in the coming weeks. We have already had a closer look at the bulb, which will be available in stores for 34.95 euros.

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