Please subscribe to my YouTube channel for all the latest smart home tips, tricks and updates!

YouTube thumbnail showing me talking and screenshots of the Hue app and a lightstrip

Can Philips Hue Cycle Colors? (Yes, most of the time…) – A Tutorial – New Video

Whilst it’s not obvious from the Philips Hue app, it IS possible to automatically cycle between different colors with your Hue lights and light strips. This is possible via the…

Read more »
Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus controller - front view

Can You Buy Just The Philips Hue Lightstrip Controller?

I have been on a bit of a smart lighting journey over the past year. I originally disliked the idea of smart lighting, before buying a couple of smart lights…

Read more »
The various parts of a Philips Hue Lightstrip V4 base and extension kit

New Video – Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus: Everything You Need To Know (Does It Justify Its High Price?)

Despite building my own DIY smart lightstrip for my kitchen last year, I purchased Philips Hue’s lightstrip to run around my desk in the black friday sales. Why did I…

Read more »
YouTube video showing my smart light strips in the background of my kitchen, and me in the foreground

New Video – My Kitchen’s Smart ZigBee Light Strip Install (+ Should You Use A Diffuser Channel?!)

So I finally go around to installing the custom DIY light strip that I created in a previous video. These smart light strips are ZigBee based, meaning that I can…

Read more »
Dark kitchen with light strip below wall cabinets

The Ultimate ZigBee Smart Light Strip Roundup

Smart light strips are an awesome invention – they can instantly add interesting yet subtle lighting to various areas around your house, and their color can be quickly changed or…

Read more »
The various parts of a Philips Hue Lightstrip V4 base and extension kit

Philips Hue Lightstrips: Bending, Cutting & Re-Attaching

Philips Hue’s Lightstrips have some really nice features, and they can work really well in various places in your house – especially behind your TV, and in your kitchen. In-fact,…

Read more »
Power brick adapter for the Philips Hue Lightstrip V4

Can Hue Lightstrips Be Hardwired?

I’m soon going to be adding some under-cabinet kitchen lighting into my kitchen, and as a recent smart lighting fan, I was checking out Philip Hue’s Lightstrip range. These are…

Read more »