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Philips Hue Will Support “Matter” (But NOT Thread): Does This Matter? (… sorry)

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Philips Hue recently confirmed that the Hue ecosystem will soon have a software update to support “Matter”, the connectivity standard that aims to finally introduce a common smart home communication ‘platform’. However this update will be made to the Hue Bridge V2, meaning that individual Hue lights and components will NOT be Matter or Thread … Read more

Are Philips Hue Bulbs Bright Enough?

A table lamp with Philips Hue E14 candle bulb, dimmed to 1% brightness

Philips Hue has an extensive line of smart lighting products that provide varying degrees of lighting for the modern smart home. Their diverse range of lighting products includes a variety of bulbs for both the inside and outside of your home.   Their line also includes floor lights, light strips, pendant lights, and even their lighted … Read more

Philips Hue White vs White Ambiance vs Color Ambiance – New Video

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The three Philips Hue color types (White, White Ambiance, and full Color) might seem confusing at first – especially if you are new to smart lighting. Thankfully the differences aren’t all that difficult to understand, as this video covers. I also cover which of the three color types I prefer. 0:00 Intro 1:11 Philips Hue … Read more