Light Bulb Reviews

Posted on: May 28, 2018, by :

There are better, brighter smart bulbs for the same price, and plenty of Bluetooth speaker bulbs that cost less. Keep shopping.

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These lights are a decent value pick for HomeKit households, but we prefer the features and performance of the competition.

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If Siri-powered color changes are all that youre after, then this might be the bulb for you.

At about $10 each, these bulbs are a great way to create an old-school, semi-industrial aesthetic — especially if you use dimmer switches.

Anker SoundBuds Slim Wireless Headphones – $21.99

These bulbs are a cheaper alternative to Lifx or Hue, but they come with too many compromises for us to recommend them.

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This is a great bulb that gets just about everything right, and a perfect pick if you like to dial the lights down low but dont have dimmer switches.

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A new, vintage-style smart bulb from Sylvania is set to sync with Siri this spring.

Beats by Dr. Dre – BeatsX Wireless Headphones (White) – $89.99

This bulb isnt cheap by todays standards, but its worth it for the eye-popping color quality and strong dimming performance.

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Apple Watch Series 1 42mm Sport Band Aluminum – $179

Mangrove Outdoor Mini Backpack for $6 + free s&h from China

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Adjustable, Multicolor, Dimmable Light Module

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The Philips SceneSwitch floodlight is a great bargain, and a smart way to bring some limited dimming capability into your home without needing to wire in new light switches.

These bulbs are a nice decorative pick for exposed bulb setups in need of a little nostalgia.

Apple Watch Series 1 42mm Sport Band Aluminum – $179

Heres the third new Lifx product in the past two weeks: a set of smart, color-changing light bars that work with Siri, Alexa and the Google Assistant.

If youre just looking for a cheap-but-good smart bulb to pair with Alexa, put Eufy at the top of your list.

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Fake filament bulbs like this one are a nostalgic novelty, but the WarmGlow LED is a decent choice if thats the aesthetic youre going for.

This is a very well-rounded LED at a fair price, and perfect if your home has high ceilings.

Ikeas $80 gateway kit is too basic to recommend, but theres some sneaky value in Tradfris other, cheaper bundles.

This is a no-brainer upgrade if you already own a set of color-changing Aurora panels, and a fun excuse to buy in if youre a tech-minded music lover.

Adjustable, Multicolor, Dimmable Light Module

Lifx is back again, this time with new color-changing LED wall panels.

These are excellent smart bulbs, but its tough to justify the splurge unless you catch them on sale.

Light Bulb Reviews

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