Philips Hue Secure Security System Expected to Launch at IFA 2023
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Philips Hue Secure Security System Expected to Launch at IFA 2023

Philips Hue is expected to announce their new security system, Hue Secure, at the start of IFA this week, with the announcement due on Thursday 31st of August. There have already been numerous leaks about the system, so we know roughly what to expect. It is also worth noting that Signify, who own Philips Hue,…

Exploring Compatible Third-Party Bulbs for Philips Hue: A Comprehensive Guide for UK Buyers

Exploring Compatible Third-Party Bulbs for Philips Hue: A Comprehensive Guide for UK Buyers

As a fervent admirer of Philips Hue, I’ve dedicated much of the past year to reviewing their products. Initially, I only purchased a couple of bulbs, doubting I would ever extend beyond that. However, due to my obsessive tendencies and propensity for impulsive spending, I’ve significantly broadened my Hue system throughout my home.  If you’re…

Philips Hue Surimu Rectangle Panel Review – A perfect alternative to expensive smart GU10 downlights  
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Philips Hue Surimu Rectangle Panel Review – A perfect alternative to expensive smart GU10 downlights  

Philips Hue recently extended its range of panel lights with new versions of the Aurelle and Surimu. These are some of the brightest lights Philips Hue offers, and they are perfect for living areas, hallways and bedrooms. I was sent the rectangular Surimu panel to review, which is 120cm long and 30cm wide and can…

Philips Hue Bridge Review vs Bluetooth – An essential investment for any Hue equipped home
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Philips Hue Bridge Review vs Bluetooth – An essential investment for any Hue equipped home

Over the past year, I have reviewed quite a few excellent Philips Hue products, and I am currently in the middle of reviewing the new Philips Hue Surimu rectangle panel light and the wall switch module. I have always used the Philips Hue Bridge as I started using Hue before they rolled out the Bluetooth functionality…

Wiz Neon Flex Strip Review vs Twinkly Flex & Hue Gradient
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Wiz Neon Flex Strip Review vs Twinkly Flex & Hue Gradient

With so many PC gamers obsessed with RGB lighting for their gaming PCs and various peripherals, we have seen a growing number of smart light brands focus on products that are designed to allow people to be creative with their ambient lighting. Smart light strips have been a mainstay for years. Companies like Nanoleaf quickly…

Philips Hue Adds ten time slots to motion sensors + brightness balancer for entertainment areas & new E14 Luster bulb, and panels
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Philips Hue Adds ten time slots to motion sensors + brightness balancer for entertainment areas & new E14 Luster bulb, and panels

Yesterday, Philips Hue announced some new products for the Hue ecosystem including a new  E14 Luster bulb which is the smallest bulb the brand does and a couple of light panels. The more interesting part of the news was the announcement of new features within the app. Motion Sensors now have ten time slots For…

Smart Home Technology – How to Make Your Home a Smart Home

Smart Home Technology – How to Make Your Home a Smart Home

Welcome to the world of smart home technology! With the advancements made in recent years, transforming your home into an intelligent abode is easier than ever. Smart homes are no longer just a futuristic dream—they’re now accessible to almost everyone. From controlling lights and thermostats with voice commands to automatically locking doors when you leave,…

Philips Hue Sync TV app for Samsung TVs announced for £115! Go portable table lamp due in February for £140
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Philips Hue Sync TV app for Samsung TVs announced for £115! Go portable table lamp due in February for £140

At CES 2023, Philips Hue announced their latest new range of products. Philips Hue Sync TV app for Samsung TVs The main announcement could prove controversial and rattle a few cages. Philips Hue is launching a native app for Samsung TVs The new Philips Hue Sync TV app synchronises Philips Hue smart lights with everything…

Philips Hue Go 2 White & Colour Ambiance Smart Portable Light Review
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Philips Hue Go 2 White & Colour Ambiance Smart Portable Light Review

The original Philips Hue Go was launched back in 2015, and the Go 2 was launched around three years ago, so this review is a bit late to the game. However, it is a cool little smart light that compliments the Philips Hue ecosystem well, and I thought it was worth doing a quick review…

Philips Hue Festavia String Lights Review – Smart Christmas tree lights that compete vs Twinkly
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Philips Hue Festavia String Lights Review – Smart Christmas tree lights that compete vs Twinkly

Recently, Philips Hue announced the Festavia string lights, which are designed for Christmas and the holiday season and, more specifically, Christmas Trees. There are surprisingly very few brands competing in the smart Christmas tree lighting niche. You have your typical random Chinese brands available on Amazon, but if you want a good experience, there has…

Philips Hue Bridge certified for Matter. Nearly all Hue lights and accessories will be Matter compatible  
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Philips Hue Bridge certified for Matter. Nearly all Hue lights and accessories will be Matter compatible  

Yesterday, the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA) announced the launch of Matter: the new industry-unifying standard that enables smart devices to work together seamlessly. Signify, the company behind Philips Hue, has been a partner with the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA) from the start. Therefore, as you’d expect, Philips Hue is now rolling out updates that will…

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