With the holiday seasons fast approaching, I can’t think of a better time to talk about lighting in your home and how it can set the mood.
In my home, I like for the light to shine in during the day. It’s something about the daylight that gets me so motivated. Have you ever woke up from the sun rising? I have, it’s like your very own alarm clock saying it’s time to get up and start your day. Of course I do have those days that I need my lights dim specially when I’m watching a movie with my family. Even during the holidays, I love setting the mood with color. It begins with Halloween and goes through Christmas. I love when my home is decorated with seasonal lights. It certainly gets me in the mood for the holiday season. Don’t you agree?
So you see, your lights in your home play an important factor for setting the mood or ambiance all year round.
The new Phillips hue White and Color LED Starter kit is the perfect way to really experience the wonders of different tones of colors together. I bet your looking at the picture and saying they’re just light bulbs what’s so special about them? Oh my where do I start? The hue personal wireless lighting system does more than just give you light for your room. They capture your mood as you set the tone for the room that they are in.
It’s like experiencing a whole new world of home lighting as it transforms the way you can use light by adjusting the colors right from your wireless mobile device or phone. When using the hue app from your wireless device, you can adjust the colors, program your preferences, set timers while away from home, send alerts and more!
I will tell ya, I am so impressed with these hue LED lights already. In your Phillips hue White and Color LED Starter kit, you receive 3 screw in to fit bulbs and a bridge that connects to your wireless router. By using your Wi-Fi device, you can create your very own mood-setting color schemes, or you can enjoy the right light setting for reading or relaxing. When your on vacation, set an automatic schedule so that it looks like you’re home. Yup, you can toss those plug in timers to the side because having the Phillips hue LED lighting has you covered at any time of the day or night.
The bulbs are upgraded to a 800 lumens. A19 bulbs will provide you with a brighter light that can also be controled individually or in combination with colors. Managing your hue lights from your smartphone or tablet syncs for free by using the iOS or Android App.
I highly recommend creating a hue account. When you do so, your able to manage your account plus synchronize music to go along with your hue lights. Fees apply but totally worth it. You can also save your own scenes that you have created. My husband was having a ball synchronizing the lights to one of his favorite movie themes. Like Star Wars. Oh yes, you can even synchronizing spooky sounds for Halloween and Christmas melodies as well. My son who also downloaded the hue app to his i-Phone was able to download one of his favorite songs and I will say, I thought my kitchen turned into a night club. I was amazed! There are so many ways to use the Phillips hue starter kit and I am excited to see all the endless possibilities it has.
Check out my Halloween theme video and see for yourself how insanely awesome this Phillips hue White and Color LED Starter kit can be.
Now you know about the new Phillips hue White and Color LED Starter kit, but did you know that Phillips also offers hue Go? The Phillips hue Go is a portable wireless LED smart light that is compatible with their starter kit. You may use it alone or with your hue White and Color LED Starter kit.
With up to 3 hours of rechargeable battery life, the hue Go allows you the flexible to be more mobile with it. You can use it to brighten up a dark room or space and even use it outside on your patio or sun porch to create that certainly ambiance your looking for.
You can control the hue Go with the on and off switch as well with your hue app. Create the perfect mood by selecting one of the five effects. Choose from Sunday Coffee, Night Adventure and more!
Both hue products work with Apple HomeKit (iOS users) so you can control your lights with Siri voice control on your iPhone. Turns your existing hue lights into a HomeKit. You also have the ability to use the HomeKit with other 3rd party homekit apps that will allow you to control door locks, thermostats and more.
Although Hue go is not waterproof, it is designed to withstand high humidity.
Now that you have your Phillips hue Starter kit and hue Go, another must needed device is the brand new Netgear® Nighthawk™ DST Router.
This amazing router was exclusively developed by Netgear® and Best Buy to provide consumers with a easy, all in one solution to support their home’s wireless connection devices.
In my home, we have several wireless devices that are connected to the internet. From our smartphones, tablets, laptops, computers, gaming and even printers. Have you ever experienced dead zones in your home or notice how slow your network is when everyone is on it? I certainly have -And I’m telling ya, as a blogger I spend many hours in a day on my computer so having a fast internet connection is very important to me and my work.
There has been many days that I would be only a few feet away from my home’s network and still get a low signal. I can’t tell you how stressful this can be. Many families that I know, also experience slow Wi-Fi, dead zones and even dropped calls in their homes too.
I have great news, you can improve your connection with an “AC” router, Wi-Fi extender and expert help from Best Buy’s Geek Squad.
The AC1900 comes with one Dead Spot Terminator adapter. Simply place it in an area where you get little to no internet reception. It will improve your Wi-Fi experience. It’s a high performance router that was built to support 10 or more connected devices. Amazing right? The best part, you can also prioritize devices for streaming videos, music and that includes advanced features for lag free gaming. I can’t tell you enough how fast my network has changed for the better.
Best Buy makes it easy with this new high performance Wi-Fi router, which includes a Wi-Fi extender and Geek Squad Set Up and Support via phone & web, for one full year. You certainly can’t beat that.
So tell me, What do you think of the new Phillips hue LED Lights and Netgear’s NightHawk DST Router?
For more information about Philips hue Personal Wireless Lighting Start kit, please visit Best Buy on their website.
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