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Add some smart lighting to your home with the $90 Philips Hue starter kit

5 monthes ago   |   By iMore

Start somewhere. Start here.
This Philips Hue Premium Smart Light 2-bulb starter kit is going for $89.99 on Amazon. That's not quite Black Friday pricing, but it's only $10 more. Considering this kit was $150 at the beginning of November, that's a solid discount.
The starter kit includes with two Philips Hue white and color A19 60W equivalent LED smart bulbs, the Philips Hue hub, and a three-year warranty. You can choose from more than 16 million colors and shades to set the bulbs to using the Hue app. The hub can support up to 50 bulbs as well, so you can keep adding onto the system. Once...
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Is the Philips Hue Go bright enough?

Is the Philips Hue Go bright enough?

5 monthes ago   |   By iMore

Best answer: The white and color ambiance light found in the portable Philips Hue light can provide brightness up to 300 lumens. This output is significantly less than you'd receive on Philips Hue bulbs and other lamps. Unfortunately, this is the drawback for wanting a smart portable lamp.
Amazon: Philips Hue Go
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What are lumens?
Choosing a light bulb once came down to the number of watts it had. However, that now only tells part of the story. While that number tells you how much energy a bulb uses, lumens identify its brightness. Because newer bulbs, including...
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