Philips Hue Overview Updated May 9, 2019

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October 2012 - May 2019


Philips Hue, initially introduced in 2012, is a line of color changing LED lightbulbs and accessories created by Dutch company Philips. The line utilizes the Hue Bridge in order to facilitate control over LED lights and accessories. Control can be wielded directly from the Philips Hue app, or via systems like Apple’s HomeKit. HomeKit compatibility allows users to control Philips Hue lighting directly from Control Center, from the Home app, and from Siri.

Philips Hue Stories May 9

Philips Hue zones have been added in the latest update to the iOS app, allowing for more flexible control of your lighting. The option is currently flagged as a beta feature …

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Philips Hue Stories March 4

Last Friday, Philips expanded on its lineup of outdoor smart lighting products that it began introducing last year. At CES 2019, Philips revealed the Hue Outdoor sensor, a $49.95 product that we were able to go hands-on with while in Vegas. Like the company’s existing indoor sensor, the outdoor sensor allows users to automate smart lighting via motion sensing.

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Philips Hue Stories January 9

Earlier this week at CES 2019, Signify expanded its Philips Hue line of outdoor lighting products with a new outdoor motion sensor and a variety of wall-mounted fixtures. 9to5Mac went hands-on with the new products to get a better look.

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Philips Hue Stories January 8

Last year at CES alongside a preview of the Hue 3.0 iOS app, a new line of Philips Hue outdoor lightning products was teased and later released in July. Joining the existing line of exterior bulbs, light strips, and lamps today are a new Philips Hue Outdoor sensor and several wall-mounted light fixtures.

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Philips Hue Stories December 27, 2018

Philips Hue outage causing issues with creating new accounts, company says fix is on the way

Naturally with the holidays, people are receiving tons of gifts including new gadgets. Philips Hue, a well-known smart lightning company, saw a surge which caused the company’s servers to see some downtime this week.

Philips Hue Stories December 13, 2018

I love Philips Hue lights – we have an apartment full of them. But that doesn’t mean they don’t have their annoyances, and the single biggest one was what happened during a power outage …

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