Newsletter (16th Sept 22): Ring & Philips Hue Updates (& More)

The new slim downlights from Philips Hue

(This newsletter was originally sent on 16th September 2022) The latest smart home updates from Smart Home Point Somehow we’re already in September (where’s the time going?!). In some ways September can be a slow month for the smart home industry. After all, June and July are always quite busy because of Prime Day, resulting … Read more

Philips Hue Bridge: How To Circumvent The 50 Bulb Limit

A Philips Hue starter kit, with the text "control up to 50 lights..." overlayed on it.

The Philips Hue Bridge (or the Starter Kits, which ship with a Bridge) are fairly clear about a seemingly unimportant limitation: “the Hue Bridge allows you to connect and control up to 50 lights and accessories” – Hue Bridge marketing information, 2020. When you’re just starting out on your smart phone journey, 50 lights seems … Read more