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Set the mood or go full disco with our guide to smart lighting for your smart apartment

Smart-home devices sometimes require complicated installation that just doesn’t make sense for renters. Plus, apartments have different needs than single-family homes. That’s why we decided to outfit a whole condo with smart devices…
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Paint your wall using light with new Philips light bar, Hue Signe lamps

If you've never gotten around to repainting the living room, even though that task has been on your to-do list for years, you may want to try a different approach. Two new Philips Hue lights can project colors directly onto your walls. 
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Noon Home smart lighting’s app boosts its customization options

Noon Home smart lighting added support for Lifx Wi-Fi-enabled smart light bulbs to its scene customization system. The capability of saving 32 more custom scenes brings the total number of stored mood light setting combinations to 48.
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Wiz Connected Light wants its smart bulbs to adapt to your lifestyle

Wiz Connected Light has announced a new scheduled presets function on its smart lights, allowing your home lighting to know your regular activity level throughout the day and night and provide the most suitable light at any given moment.
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Brighten your home in 64,000 shades of white through Wiz Connected Lights

You can change the lighting of your home with your voice from anywhere using dozens of preset "moods" using the Wiz Connected Lights system, available online at Amazon, Home Depot, and Costco.
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Choosy? You can light up your home in 16 million colors with these solutions

The LIFX Beam and Tile lighting kits are wall-mounted ambient lights that you can control with your smartphone. It is compatible with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and Google Home.
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Lightbulbs can be more versatile and convenient than ever with the LightCube

LightCube is a box-shaped light bulb that is flexible, portable, and convenient. On its own, it can be a bulb, flashlight, or night light. Combined with a unique lampshade, LightCube becomes an incredibly versatile light source.
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Porch performance: More homeowners upgrading to smart lights outdoors

The 2017 Houzz Landscape Trends study revealed outdoor renovation trends. It found that today's homeowners are shelling out the money for more expensive, higher-quality outdoor lighting.
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Kiën’s unique LED strip lights are encased in concrete and app controlled

It's not only the humble lightbulb that has been given the smart treatment. A new Kickstarter campaign features smart strip lights, which use energy saving LED lamps inside, combined with a sleek body made from unusual materials.
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Nanoleaf’s triangular panels offer a new, modular take on lighting

Nanoleaf introduced the Aurora at CES 2016. The triangular shaped panel has color-changing LED lights that are compatible with HomeKit. That means you can hang them on your wall and control them through Siri.
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Philips’ new Hue Lightstrip Plus is bright enough to replace bulbs

LED lightstrips look cool, but they sometimes aren't bright enough to light up a room. Philips introduces its Hue Lightstrip Plus at IFA 2015 and claims it can do just that.
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The BeON smart bulb is designed to stop break-ins before they happen

With the help of an embedded microphone and some clever programming, BeON can learn your family's habits and make it seem like you're home all the time -- thereby deterring would-be-burglars from breaking in.
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Alba: A responsive light bulb that can sense your presence and learn your preferences

In addition to the standard smartphone controls, Alba sports an array of presence sensors, so it can turn itself on or off intelligently when you enter or leave a room
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Vocca is the voice-activated light socket that makes your Clapper look prehistoric

With the help of an microphone and some on-board natural language processing software, Vocca Light is basically the modern-day, voice-activated version of the Clapper
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Light Sentry balances your lights with the rise and fall of the sun

If you like the idea of having your lights automatically switch on when it gets dark, but dont like hte idea of installing a full home automation setup to make that happen, check out Light Sentry
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Hands on: The Lumen smart LED bulb knows how to party (but you wouldn’t take it home to Mom)

To help you choose the right bulb for your space, we recently took Tabu's Lumen Smart LED bulb for a spin to see how it compared to the competition. Hit the jump to see what we thought
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Philips’ latest Hue line includes these gorgeous 3D-printed Luminaire lamps

In an effort to stay ahead of the pack, Philips just announced a trio of new additions to it's ever-expanding line of Hue connected lighting products. And they're not what you'd expect either.
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Samsung gets into the lighting game, announces new line of smart bulbs

In an effort to keep pace with companies like Philips and LG, Samsung has jumped on the smart lighting bandwagon and announced a new line of Bluetooth-enabled lightbulbs.