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Paulmann: Probably the most beautiful Hue lamps New light sources with opal glass bodies

New light sources with opal glass bodies

One thing is as certain: standard Philips Hue lamps, no matter whether with E14 or E27 base, will certainly not win a beauty prize. After all, filament lamps have been available in stores since September 2019 which are visually very convincing thanks to their twisted filaments. Unfortunately, the filament lamps are only Hue Whites, which cannot display different colour temperatures.

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Samotech SM222: Double frame with two dimmer switches New adapter makes it possible

New adapter makes it possible

Shortly after Christmas we introduced the SM216, the new adapter from Samotech for the Hue Smart Button. In the comments to the article some users remarked that solutions for 2 or 3 frames would be a practical thing, too. Of course the British manufacturer has something like this in stock: the brand-new SM222.

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Cable tangle in the garden: 2.5 metres more expensive than 5 metres The T-piece is to blame

The T-piece is to blame

Yesterday evening Philips Hue presented its outdoor series for 2020. And I have to say: there is definitely something in it that pleases. Surely it always depends on personal taste but I like the new Lily XL and the Impress wall lamp with cable. And that’s exactly the right keyword.

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Officially introduced: This is the new Hue Outdoor Series First products will be available in January

First products will be available in January

A few weeks ago we already had a first look, today Philips Hue officially presented its innovations for spring 2020 at CES. Just like last year, outdoor products will again be presented at CES, including a new more powerful spot. In this article we’ll present the models you can look forward to in the coming weeks.

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Lutron Aurora: innovative Friends of Hue switch gets wall mount Only available in the USA so far

Only available in the USA so far

I already introduced the Lutron Aurora to you last year and I have to admit that I just love the idea. The manufacturer has created a switch that can be easily installed over an existing switch without having to interfere with the electronics. So it’s almost exactly what we have all been wanting for a long time.

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Unboxing: what to expect from the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box In about two weeks, the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box will be launched. I'm already unpacking it for you today.

In about two weeks, the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box will be launched. I'm already unpacking it for you today.

Since its introduction in mid-September, there’s been a lot of discussion about the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box. Especially regarding its price, the discussion has heated up quite fast and quite a lot. But until I was able to form my own opinion at home – unfortunately I don’t have access to the necessary app for the control unit at the moment – we just want to hide the 249,99 Euro.

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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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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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