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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…

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Back of the Philips Hue Motion Sensor

How To Reset The Philips Hue Motion Sensor

The Philips Hue Motion Sensor is a versatile tool in your smart home ecosystem. These motion sensors allow you to go from app-controlled lighting to a truly smart system that…

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Can Philips Hue Do Black Light?

Black light is used everywhere from security to parties. These lights use UV-A wavelengths to cause a glow-in-the-dark reaction called fluoresce. You’ve probably seen this in black light posters at…

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Philips Hue dimmer switch showing a red (error) light

Using Your Philips Hue Dimmer Switch With Alexa – Is It Possible?

The goal of most smart home owners is to get their homes to operate seamlessly and achieve interoperability with all of their smart devices. With the introduction of smart home…

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The Daylight Sensitivity option on a Hue indoor motion sensor from the Hue app

Does The Hue Outdoor Motion Sensor Allow Lux (Daylight) Control?

Lux values, brightness sensitivity, and daylight control all refer to the same setting in your smart motion detectors. This setting is where you pick how bright it has to be…

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A Hue motion sensor pointed at a window/glass

Does Philips Hue’s Motion Sensor Work Through Glass & Windows?

Infrared vision is the stuff of science fiction and spy movies. Being able to see heat signatures allows action movie heroes to see through walls, but why can’t my Philips…

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Why I LOVE Philips Hue (5 Reasons They’re NOT “A Rip Off”) – New Video

Whether it’s Linus (from LTT) or Paul Hibbert (of “Oooh the Zigbee” fame), YouTubers seem to love bashing Philips Hue. As a result, I wanted to give a rare insight…

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The back of the Hue dimmer switch showing the battery cover and setup button

Philips Hue Dimmer Switch Battery Guide: All You Need To Know

Smart home tech is all about balancing your power sources. You want to know how your devices are powered and what you can do to keep the lights on. The…

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Hue Lab Formula Examples – Color Loop, Living Scenes (& 12 More!) – New Video

The official Philips Hue app is a little bit… boring, to be honest. Unlike the LIFX app, there are no dynamic effects or scenes. Any scenes or colors chosen within…

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Two full RGB smart bulbs from Hue and LIFX side by side

Can Philips Hue Control Other Bulbs (Smart and Normal Lights)?

One of the greatest appeals of a smart home is the ability to control all of your devices wirelessly, from just about anywhere – in or outside of your home….

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