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Topic: Hue

Philips brings Hue outdoors with HomeKit-compatible Calla and Lily lights

03/12/2018, 09:03 am

Philips has extended its Hue lighting system to the great outdoors, launching new lights in the HomeKit-compatible smart light platform designed to be placed in the garden or on a balcony, that offer the same level of automation and control as their indoor counterparts.

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HomeKit-compatible Philips Hue Bridge updated to support Zigbee 3.0 smart light bulbs

02/07/2018, 02:02 pm

Philips has issued new firmware for its HomeKit-compatible Hue lighting system, updating the Bridge to include support for Zigbee 3.0, allowing it to work with a wider array of connected lights, lamps, and similar devices produced by other companies.

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Philips launches Hue Entertainment, teases Hue Sync for Macs, Hue 3.0 for iPhones & iPads

01/10/2018, 08:01 am

Philips used this week's CES to announce a series of software-related upgrades to its Hue lighting system, including the immediate launch of Hue Entertainment, and new apps for both desktop and mobile devices.

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Google Hangouts, Philips Hue app updated for iPhone X

12/19/2017, 05:12 pm

Developers on Tuesday continued efforts to support Apple's iPhone X, with Google updating its Hangouts chat app and Philips refreshing its Hue lighting control software to take advantage of the phone's edge-to-edge OLED screen.

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How to customize Philips Hue Dimmer Switches to control any Apple HomeKit devices

10/24/2017, 09:10 am

A recent firmware update for the Philips Hue lighting lineup has given HomeKit compatibility to the company's affordable dimmer switches. That means you can now customize the switches to your liking, making them control a multitude of HomeKit accessories beyond Hue bulbs. AppleInsider shows you how to do it.

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Philips expands Hue's HomeKit support, Chamberlain ships new MyQ Smart Garage Hub

10/03/2017, 09:10 am

Philips on Tuesday updated the Hue iOS app and firmware with retroactive Apple HomeKit support for its Tap, Dimmer Switch, and Motion Sensor accessories. Chamberlain meanwhile upgraded its MyQ Smart Garage Hub, which supports HomeKit when paired with the MyQ Home Bridge.

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Philips adds new HomeKit-compatible Hue lights, puts more bulbs in Starter Kits

08/31/2017, 10:08 am

Philips on Thursday announced an upcoming collection of Hue lights compatible with Apple's HomeKit, as well as three bigger Starter Kit bundles.

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Philips puts HomeKit-compatible Hue White Ambiance candle light up for preorder

06/20/2017, 10:06 pm

Adding to an ever expanding list of products compatible with Apple's HomeKit, Philips on Tuesday activated preorders for the Hue White Ambiance 40W-equivalent candle bulb.

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Philips widening HomeKit-compatible Hue lineup with E12 candle bulb, new table lamps

05/15/2017, 10:05 am

Philips has expanded the HomeKit-compatible Hue lighting line with a series of White Ambiance bulb size, plus two new table lamps.

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Philips expands iOS-connected Hue smart bulbs with chandelier E14 light socket sizes

03/17/2017, 09:03 am

More than 80 percent of light fittings found in common households are now supported by Philips Hue connected lighting, thanks to the launch of new E14 candle/chandelier-sized sockets, in both multi-color and white ambiance versions.

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Philips Hue app adds iPad support, 3D Touch widgets for iPhone

11/29/2016, 06:11 pm

Philips on Tuesday pushed out an update for its Hue connected lightbulb and accessories controller app, adding iPad support and new home screen widgets for iPhone users running iOS 10.

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Philips adds Motion Sensor, upgraded smartbulbs to HomeKit-enabled Hue line

08/29/2016, 10:08 am

Philips has introduced several new products to its Apple HomeKit-capable Hue lighting system, most notably the Motion Sensor, which can be used to trigger different actions based not just on movement but the time of day.

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Review: Philips Hue White Ambiance kit delivers bang for the buck in HomeKit lighting

06/12/2016, 02:06 am

Philips' latest entry into the Hue smartbulb line should strike a good balance between cost and features for most people, even if there are some rough edges the company could stand to polish.

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Philips' HomeKit compatible Hue white ambiance bulbs now for sale

05/23/2016, 05:05 pm

Philips on Monday announced immediate availability of Hue White Ambiance bulbs and starter kits, an addition to the company's smart light bulb lineup capable of integrating with Apple's HomeKit smart home framework.

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Philips releases Hue 'Gen 2' app with Routines, Rooms & other improvements

04/28/2016, 02:04 am

Philips on Thursday released a "Gen 2" Hue app for iOS, updating the tool for its HomeKit-enabled smartbulbs with new features like Routines, and extra options for controlling rooms and scenes.

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Google updates Maps for iOS with Travel Times widget, Philips teases new Hue control app

04/27/2016, 04:04 pm

Google has updated the iOS version of Google Maps with several new features, including a new Notification Center widget for commuters, while Philips is hinting at an imminent update of its official control app for Hue smartbulbs.

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Philips reveals new Hue smartbulb with shades of white, plus iOS app 'routines'

03/14/2016, 12:03 pm

Philips on Monday announced a new version of its HomeKit-compatible Hue smartbulb -- offering multiple shades of white light -- along with a future iOS app update, which will enable "routines" for the company's lighting.

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Times Square & Philips Hue New Year's Eve apps will help you ring in 2016

12/31/2015, 11:12 am

iPhone users celebrating New Year's Eve by following the ball drop in New York City's Times Square have a few iOS apps to enhance their evening, including the event's official app, and a unique Philips-based app synced with the company's Hue lighting system.

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New Philips Hue Bridge brings support for Apple HomeKit, Siri voice control

10/05/2015, 08:10 am

Philips on Monday officially debuted its second-generation Hue Bridge which, through compatibility with Apple's HomeKit protocol and Siri, acts as a central control hub for connected devices like lights, door locks and more.

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Philips at work on Hue Bridge to connect Hue lights to Apple's HomeKit

09/04/2015, 01:09 pm

Philips is preparing to launch a device called the Hue Bridge, apprarently designed to link current Hue products with Apple's HomeKit platform, according to a now-deleted store page from a Dutch lighting retailer.

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