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The Nanoleaf Matter Outdoor String Lights with a smartphone.

How to control the Nanoleaf Matter Outdoor String Lights

Here's a look at all the ways you can control the Nanoleaf Matter Outdoor String Lights, including with its built-in controller, voice commands, and more.
Philips Hue and Spotify

Best Philips Hue deals: Lightstrips and dimmable bulbs

A TV with ambient backlighting from Philips Hue.

Philips Hue lights have a rare discount, but there’s a catch

The Kasa app being used to control the Kasa Smart Dimmer Switch.

The best smart light switch for Alexa, Google Home, and HomeKit

The Nanoleaf Skylight lighting up a room various shades of purple.

How to reset the Nanoleaf Skylight

The Nanoleaf Skylight lighting up a room various shades of purple.

How to fix the ‘unreachable’ error on Nanoleaf Skylight

Philips Hue bulb on a bleached wood plank.

How to reset Philips Hue bulbs and light strips

The Diasy logo on a white background.

Daisy is an installation and repair company designed for your smart home

The Twinkly Matrix Smart LED Curtain with green lights.

The Twinkly Matrix is a smart LED curtain with 500 mappable lights

The Govee AI Sync Box Kit 2 with a gaming monitor on display at CES 2024.

I checked out Govee’s new AI smart lights and now I want them everywhere

The Nanoleaf Skylight lighting up a room various shades of purple.

Nanoleaf upgrades its music-syncing skills, launches new lighting products at CES 2024

Govee AI Lighting bot while gaming

CES 2024: Govee pioneers AI-based lighting with CogniGlow and AI Lighting Bot

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The best smart light bulbs

Looking to light up your home with the brightest smart bulbs of the bunch? Here's a collection of our favorite smart bulbs, with options for everyone.
Wyze Bulb Color in lamp green

How to factory reset a Wyze Bulb

Performing a factory reset on your Wyze Bulb is a simple process, and it's a great way to delete all of its existing settings. Here's a look at how it works.
The Google Nest Learning Thermostat in stainless steel.

How to save money with your smart home this winter

Keeping your home cozy this winter is easy with the right smart home gadgets. Here's a look at some that keep you warm and save you money.
The Eve Light Switch (Matter) installed on a wall.

Eve expands Matter lineup with smart outlet, light switch, and blinds

Three new Eve products are arriving in 2024, all of which offer full support from Matter. The lineup includes a light switch, smart outlet, and smart blinds.
Philips hue white ambiance lamp installed on coffee table.

The best smart lamps of 2023

Looking for a smart lighting solution for your desk, end table, or nightstand? Look no further. We've rounded up our picks for the best smart lamps for 2023.
Nanoleaf Essentials A19 3-Pack of bulbs in living room.

How to reset Nanoleaf Essentials Smart Bulbs

Here's how to reset the Nanoleaf Essentials Smart Bulb, along with a few troubleshooting tips to try first.
Twinkly smart lights set up around Christmas tree.

The best holiday smart lights

Smart holiday lights use an app on your phone or voice assistant to turn them on, change colors, or even put on a light show. These are the best options.
spooky halloween lighting haunted house

How to create spooky Halloween effects with smart home lighting and sound

Up your Halloween decorating game this year by using smart home lighting and sounds to spook your neighbors and trick-or-treaters.
Nanoleaf's Matter-enabled holiday lights on a staircase.

Nanoleaf gets into the holiday spirit with Matter-enabled string lights

The Nanoleaf Matter Smart Holiday String Lights feature 250 LED bulbs and nine preset scenes, and are rated for outdoor use. They begin shipping in mid-October.
The Philips Hue Secure Camera on a table.

Philips Hue adds support for cameras and sensors

The Philips Hue Secure Camera and Hue Secure Contact Sensors will arrive later this year and will be compatible with an updated smartphone app.
The Wyze Lock Bolt installed on a door.

10 of the best budget smart home devices under $100

These budget smart home gadgets make it easy to upgrade your house. From lights and locks to cameras and more, here are the best affordable smart home gadgets.
GE Cync smart lights review

How smart light bulbs could steal your password

Smart bulbs make life easier, but researchers found that they're worryingly easy to hack in order to steal your passwords.
Philips Hue Appear Outdoor smart light.

Why moving your smart home could be a nightmare

As we adopt smart home devices and make intelligent spaces, what happens when we relocate? Moving a smart home can be a nightmare -- but it doesn't have to be.
The Amazon Smart Thermostat hanging on wall.

Break out of a rut with these useful summer-focused smart home routines

From managing your air conditioning to adding life and color to your outdoor ambiance, here are the best smart home routines you can use throughout the summer.
The GE Lighting Smart Hexagon Panels installed in a game room.

GE Lighting launches Smart Hexagon Panels with support for Alexa and Google Home

The Smart Hexagon Panels are pricey, but they include heaps of cool features like support for voice commands, six customizable zones, and music syncing skills.
Arlo Pro 3 Flood Light on white house

Best smart outdoor floodlights

Get the best lighting for your yard with these smart outdoor floodlights.
Dorm room appliances in a bedroom.

The best smart home tech for your dorm

School life is easier with technology! From digital assistants to smart plugs, these products are must-adds to any dorm room or student apartment.
The Harth Sleep-Shift Light Bulb running next to a bed.

Are smart lights bulbs worth it?

Smart light bulbs give you several ways to control their performance or alter their appearance. But are they worth the inflated price tag?
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How to connect smart home gadgets to your Amazon Alexa device

Here's a look at how to connect your smart home devices to Alexa, along with tips on how to easily control them with your voice or smartphone app.
Sengled smart bulb in dining room.

The best cheap smart bulbs

Looking to incorporate smart lighting into your home without bleeding your bank account? Check out our picks for the best cheap smart light bulbs available now.
The Govee Light Strip installed on a shelf.

Govee jumps on the Matter bandwagon with new LED Strip Light

The Govee LED Strip Light M1 is the first product from the company to offer full Matter support, and more Matter-enabled products are expected to arrive soon.
The Dynamic Effects Neon-Shape Smart Lights glowing purple.

GE Lighting launches colorful, customizable rope lights with a built-in microphone

The Dynamic Effects Neon-Shape Smart Lights are compatible with both Alexa and Google Home, and can adjust their performance in real time based on nearby sound.

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