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Is the Hue Tap returning as a Bluetooth switch? First info popped up on the web

First info popped up on the web

Last year, the time had come: The first Philips Hue switch ever, the Hue Tap, was discontinued. Although it is still available for purchase, the switches that are currently still available are remnants. However, the name Hue Tap will probably not disappear completely from the market. A new entry has appeared in the online store of an authorized Philips dealer from the USA.

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What you can do with the FoH module from Sunricher Lab3D has fired up the 3D printer

Lab3D has fired up the 3D printer

It’s been almost a year since I introduced you to the unofficial Friends of Hue switch from Sunricher. The Asians have created a module that looks confusingly similar to the familiar and official EnOcean module. And they still stand by their statement that Philips Hue cannot exclude these not-quite-official switches, which are powered by a coin cell, from the Hue Bridge.

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Violet SmartSwitch: Light switch with color display controls Philips Hue lamps Sonos sound system is also supported

Sonos sound system is also supported

Already yesterday I wrote about the Violet SmartSwitch on our German Apple blog. But I think the smart light switch with color display and touchscreen is so interesting that I would like to write a few lines about it here as well. Just as a little preview, before I will look at the accessories myself in the next few weeks.

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Lab3D uses Sunricher module for own light switches Small preview of new accessories

Small preview of new accessories

I have already reported several times about the Sunricher module, which is equipped with a battery and can be used in the Hue app just like a normal Friends of Hue switch. Since no kinetic energy has to be generated, the switch is much quieter when pressed. However, the frame and rocker, which Sunricher supplies as standard, are not really of good quality.

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Hue wall switch module works with either switches or pushbuttons Mixed installation will not be possible

Mixed installation will not be possible

It should be another two months or so before Philips Hue finally launches its new wall switch module. Formerly developed by Insta as a Friends of Hue accessory, the product will be able to turn a traditional light switch into a smart light switch. I have already collected numerous answers about the new wall switch module for you.

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My thoughts on the Philips Hue Wall Switch Module Here's how the new release came together

Here's how the new release came together

On Thursday, Philips Hue introduced the new wall switch module. An announcement I was very excited about – and not just since a few days. After all, I have been following the development of the module for some time now, even though I have never been able to hold it in my hands myself.

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No surprise: New dimmer switch from Philips Hue is coming in January A classic revamped

A classic revamped

I had to dig deep in the archives, but it’s actually been more than five years since Philips Hue launched the dimmer switch. The successor, which I have already presented to you in detail in the past few weeks, is due to be launched this month. In any case, it is pleasing that the price has not increased.

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Philips Hue dimmer switch: New generation gets more modern New design, same functions

New design, same functions

Today, I can share another glimpse of a new product with you: Philips Hue will update its popular and well-known dimmer switch in the near future. We have known it in its current form for some years now. The new version will look a lot more modern, but will offer the same functions.

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New dimmer switch from Samotech makes old floor lamps smart Now available in two versions

Now available in two versions

Normally, converting a floor lamp is not particularly difficult: you unscrew the old bulbs and insert Philips Hue lamps. This is done within a few seconds and works perfectly. But what if you cannot simply remove the bulbs from the floor lamp, for example because they are permanently installed or have a certain form factor?

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Finally making all light switches smart: We have all been waiting for this module No Friends of Hue and still comfortable

No Friends of Hue and still comfortable

It is something we have probably all been waiting for. It is something that will solve a problem that we have been angry about for years. It’s about the classic light switch on the wall, which we have so far been able to combat at best with a Friends of Hue switch.

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