Lighting

  • Review: Smart Home illumination with LIFX Z and LIFX Beam

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  • Vivid Sydney 2019 has begun, Samsung team up with Instagram to help you capture it

    For the next 23 nights, Sydney will be awash with breathtaking colour and special effects as part of Vivid Sydney. The largest event of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere will transform the city into a colourful showcase of illumination, sensational sounds and creative thinking, so if you’re...
  • Clipsal launches new Iconic Essence range for versatile Aussie homes

    Today Clipsal launched a new range of electrical products. The new Iconic Essence range enables customers to safely and easily change the style and colour of a switch’s exterior look. This new product line was actually developed at the Innovation Lab for the iconic Australian brand. The South Australian Minister...
  • Review: Taotronics LED desk lamp to protect your eyes

    TaoTronics is a company many of you haven't heard of, but like many companies, they're leveraging Amazon's entry into the Australian market to sell their products to Aussies. The company also makes headphones, Bluetooth speakers and transmitters. Given we're hard working, technology minded individuals that spend far too long...
  • Review: Nanoleaf Aurora light panels

    Smart lighting is a major part of the IoT landscape and while there’s established players like Philips Hue, we need and thankfully have some smaller companies that have new designs that offer a different take on things. Nanoleaf light panels are unlike most smart lighting that is designed to...
  • Lightpack 2 successfully funded, HDMI pass-through will support 4K

    After successfully crowd-funding the development of the original Lightpack, the project from Woodenshark is back and Lightpack 2 is now once again on Kickstarter. Despite having 35 days to go, they’ve already smashed their $198,000 goal, with 1,172 backers providing $254,698 so far. This time around Lightpack has evolved into a...
  • Review: Philips Hue 2.0

    Smart and connected lighting systems are incredibly common, but Philips brings one of the biggest brand names to the market. After a successful entry with Hue 1.0, Philips have improved their offering with Hue 2.0. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve spent plenty of time lighting my life...
  • Philips HUE 2.0, smarter, faster, better.

    Part of any essential home automation and IoT plan involves a connected lighting system. With a crowded marketplace, its often difficult to know where to start. Philips Hue is a market leader, and with integration to a number of services like IFTTT, that’s for good reason. Now that successful...
  • Yonomi adds LIFX support

    Yonomi is one of the best services that brings your IoT devices together. Each smart device usually comes with a dedicated app from the manufacturer, but that leaves users diving in and out of apps, each with different UI to learn. Yonomi is becoming the best option for a...