A basic home security system that you can expand into a powerful smart home system now or later.
The Lightify Smart Sensor is a good add-on for Sylvania smart bulbs, but the Hue sensor demonstrates why Philips leads the market.
This slow-dimming bulb may help some drift off to sleep, but it's too dim and expensive for us to recommend.
Today’s color-tunable bulbs are brighter and easier to control than ever, but choosing the right one for your environment remains a challenge.
The original LIFX bulb is one of our top picks. The LIFX+ packs LEDs that illuminate the area around it with infrared light even when the bulb is otherwise turned off.
The “touch” in its name refers to a button on the bulb that can cycle through four levels of brightness.
Color smart bulbs are fun, but white bulbs are a lot more practical. We’ll help you find the right one for your needs.
The Hue produces amazing light across the white spectrum.
Wi-Fi connectivity means you don’t need a hub, but this globe just doesn’t get bright enough.
LIFX’s color-tunable bulb excels, but its white bulb simply doesn’t hit the same highs.
Cree’s smart bulbs work with a variety of smart-home hubs, but that means Cree has a lot less control over the user experience.
The C-Life is an inexpensive choice, but its value is undercut by the price of the C-Sleep.
This new white-only LED bulb changes color with a flip of the switch instead of an app on your phone.
It’s cheaper than the only competing color Wi-Fi bulb, but it’s not better.
No manufacturer has done more to advance the concept of smart LED bulbs.
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