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Topic: LIFX

The 10 best HomeKit lights, locks, thermostats, and more

02/22/2019, 01:02 pm

It can be tough to sort through the variety of HomeKit accessories on the market, especially if you're new to the smarthome world. Here are some of our favorites in no particular order -- the ones we actually use day-to-day.

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Facebook, Google, and Apple in the spotlight for security issues on the AppleInsider Podcast

02/01/2019, 08:02 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William debate how we're going to reveal all our personal details to Facebook now that Apple has gone and spoiled the fun.

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LIFX responds to security vulnerabilities in HomeKit smart bulbs saying fixed in Q4 2018

01/31/2019, 09:01 am

LIFX has responded to the recent revelation of serious security flaws within its White mini HomeKit-enabled bulbs, saying all three issues were fixed at the tail-end of 2018.

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LIFX HomeKit bulbs appear to be storing Wi-Fi passwords unencrypted

01/30/2019, 02:01 pm

A hardware hacker has revealed a trio of vulnerabilities in the popular LIFX HomeKit-enabled smart bulbs, that could expose a user's Wi-Fi password to somebody devoted to rooting through your trash.

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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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Review: LIFX Tile with Apple HomeKit is too rough around the edges

07/17/2018, 03:07 pm

The Tile looks nice enough on a wall, but has enough flaws that for the price we'd recommend other products -- from LIFX or otherwise -- if you want lights as decorations.

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Hands-On: LIFX's Tile wall lighting with Apple HomeKit

07/05/2018, 11:07 am

Having recently reviewed the Beam, we thought we'd take a look at LIFX's other recent entry into lights as decorations, the Tile.

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Review: LIFX Beam with Apple HomeKit is a cool remote-controlled lighting feature

07/04/2018, 01:07 pm

The Beam may be a luxury, and has a few rough edges, but proves to be a cool way of making smart lighting a focus of your home instead of just another fixture.

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Hands On: LIFX's Beam wall lighting with Apple HomeKit

06/21/2018, 03:06 pm

The Beam is one of the more unusual smarthome accessories on the market, as much a centerpiece decoration as it is practical lighting.

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Review: LIFX Mini takes on Philips with Apple HomeKit

11/18/2017, 12:11 am

The LIFX Mini is about what you'd hope for from an iPhone-compatible smartbulb, and with HomeKit, LIFX is finally ready to go toe-to-toe with the popular Philips Hue platform.

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LIFX launches HomeKit-compatible LED light strips, add-on bridge for older setups

11/15/2017, 04:11 pm

Lighting provider LIFX has upgraded its LIFX Z light strip kit, with the new version supporting HomeKit natively.

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First look: LIFX Mini smartbulb with Apple HomeKit

10/26/2017, 12:10 pm

LIFX is one of the better-known LED smartbulb brands, but until recently, it was also completely missing from Apple's HomeKit platform. We're currently testing this newfound support with one of the company's latest lights, the Mini.

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LIFX intros Beam accent lighting compatible with Apple's HomeKit

10/03/2017, 04:10 pm

LIFX on Tuesday announced the Beam Kit, a new HomeKit-ready lighting package that adds multicolored accents to walls.

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LIFX Tile Kit boasts highly customizable LED panels with HomeKit support

09/27/2017, 12:09 pm

Smartbulb producer LIFX has introduced another way to light up a room, with the Tile wall panels able to change color into a variety of different light patterns, all of which can be controlled via the company's companion app or through smarthome frameworks, including Apple's HomeKit.

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LIFX smarbulbs gain long-delayed support for Apple's HomeKit

09/21/2017, 11:09 am

Several LIFX smartbulbs are now compatible with Apple's HomeKit, the company announced on Thursday, in a move which could bolster attempts to compete with Philips' popular Hue series.

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