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Philips Hue App Stuck on “Connecting” (It Won’t Load Properly!)

The Hue app just saying Connecting... and not loading fully

Philips Hue is the biggest name in smart lighting. Their tech is pretty solid all around, but some users report getting stuck on the “connecting” screen when they first open their Philips Hue app. Don’t worry, this is a common problem with some pretty easy fixes. Your Philips Hue app can be stuck “connecting” if … Read more

Why I Love This ‘Hidden’ Smart Lighting Feature – New Video

Youtube thumbnail of me holding a Hue Motion Sensor and the text Loads of ways to achieve this

When people think of smart lighting, they usually think of the obvious: full color (RGB) bulbs. Setting rooms to bright green, or dancing to strobe lighting effects. But I actually prefer a less discussed smart lighting feature: motion sensitive lighting. This is simple to set up, and it feels like something out of sci-fi. I … Read more

Why Are Smart Bulbs So Expensive? (10x The Price Of Normal Bulbs?!)

Smart LED bulb in dark pink

There’s nothing like coming home to relax after a long day. To that end, in addition to other comfort features of their home, many people invest in their lighting as well – particularly ambient lighting. This kind of lighting makes coming home that much more relaxing.  Today, lighting goes beyond just fancy light fixtures and … Read more

Can Govee Lightstrips Be Extended?

LE LED Light Strips

Putting up light strips in your home is one of the most fun and entertaining ways to add a pop of color to your décor. Whether you want some mood lighting after a long day of work, or soft lighting for a pathway at night, light strips are definitely the way to go. While there … Read more