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Topic: Hue

Review: Philips Hue Outdoor Sensor is the first outdoor motion detector for HomeKit

03/03/2019, 12:03 pm

The Hue Outdoor Sensor is the first outdoor HomeKit sensor, and adds motion, temperature, and light sensors to automate the outside of your Apple-centric smart home.

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Review: Philips Hue Outdoor LightStrip brings more HomeKit lights to the outside

03/01/2019, 12:03 pm

AppleInsider took our smart home to the great outdoors by way of the Philips Hue Outdoor LightStrip, that added not just a pop of fun color but can serve as a functional security light as well.

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All the new HomeKit gear landing in 2019

01/14/2019, 05:01 pm

HomeKit adoption is quickly accelerating, with an unprecedented number of accessories slated to hit the market in 2019. AppleInsider walks you through the dozens of new devices poised to hit store shelves in the coming months.

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Hands on with the Philips Hue lineup of outdoor lights & HomeKit outdoor motion sensors

01/09/2019, 06:01 am

The Philips Hue outdoor lineup just got a whole lot bigger. AppleInsider goes hands on with all the new outdoor fixures and lighting solutions, including the world's first outdoor HomeKit motion sensor.

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Philips Hue introduces proximity sensor alongside new outdoor HomeKit-enabled lights

01/08/2019, 10:01 am

Philips has bolstered its line of Hue smart home lights with a new collection of outdoor light sources that can be mounted outside the home, as well as a new Hue Outdoor Sensor that can trigger the lights when people or objects pass nearby.

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Philips Hue to gain support for Siri Shortcuts this fall

08/30/2018, 07:08 pm

During the 2018 IFA electronics show in Berlin, Signify announced that the Philips Hue app will be updated later this fall to support Apple's Siri Shortcuts.

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Hue lineup expands with two new ambient lighting solutions

08/20/2018, 06:08 am

Signify announced Monday the addition of two new ambient lighting solutions to the Philips Hue lineup, intended for the living room and fully compatible with the recently released Hue Sync app.

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Review: Hue Lily multi-color spotlights bring HomeKit to the outdoors

08/13/2018, 12:08 pm

Hue has become the most popular indoor smart light, and now they have evolved to tackle the outdoors as well. Hue Lily is one of many new outdoor bulbs and fixtures from Signify, marking the first official outdoor HomeKit lights.

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Philips confirms Outdoor Lightstrip, other new Hue lights on the way

08/10/2018, 11:08 am

Phlips has announced a slew of new HomeKit-compatible Hue lights due in 2018, including the previously leaked Outdoor Lightstrip.

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Philips at work on HomeKit-ready Hue Outdoor LightStrip

07/24/2018, 06:07 pm

A quickly deleted page on Philips' Dutch website indicated that the company is working on the "Outdoor LightStrip," taking yet more of its HomeKit-compatible lighting outside.

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Sync Philips Hue lights to music and games on Mac with the Hue Sync app

05/31/2018, 06:05 am

Philips, makers of Hue smart light products, on Thursday released a new app for Mac and Windows that allows users to create synchronized lighting effects based on games, movies and music playing on a Mac.

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Review: Philips Hue Wellner lamp with Apple HomeKit

05/18/2018, 03:05 pm

If you're into its style, the Philips Hue Wellner lamp can be a decent way to way to expand an existing Hue setup, but it's not much good to people who haven't invested -- or plan to invest -- in the ecosystem.

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First Look: Philips Hue Wellner lamp with Apple HomeKit [u]

05/13/2018, 02:05 pm

Most of the time smartbulbs are sold solo, asking you to use an existing lamp base or buy your own. Philips being a major lighting vendor, they also have some "all-in-one" options, with one of the latest being the HomeKit-compatible Hue Wellner. [Updated with Philips clarification on dimmer switch]

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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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