Philips Hue iPhone controlled lights

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Lon

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Philips Hue lights are available from Apple. Anyone thinking about getting some of these tomorrow?
 
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Lon

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I hope I can order them
since I kinda a Hurricain over my house
Yeah I want them can't test light until Christmas so :(
Well, they are on the Apple Store App now. I will go to the Store this morning to see if they have them locally.
 

Rugaby

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In theory this an amazing idea. The length of time they will last to remote operation of. However comma how often do you really need to dim a light? I mean really?
Novelty aspect is amazing. Much like Siri. Cool at first. Not used after a few weeks.
 

Napoleon PhoneApart

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In theory this an amazing idea. The length of time they will last to remote operation of. However comma how often do you really need to dim a light? I mean really?
Novelty aspect is amazing. Much like Siri. Cool at first. Not used after a few weeks.
And they'll sell a zillion of them because they're in the Apple store.
 

Mommy

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Also a very good point.

How long till we have Apple made appliances controlled from an app. I know you can do it already with appliances but actually Apple made
Shhh Naps is still waiting for his tooth paste dispenser! LOL
 

psylichon

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I'm all for home automation. My A/V network is pretty extensive. However, I've never had any desire to set this kind of thing up. I guess I'm just not that into light.
 

imutter

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I got the lights for Christmas
There are 3 bulbs so each gets 1 of them
Hubby the safety freak can turn it in and off even when we are traveling
Kid has sensory issues and it is the perfect gift for him
I will use mine when I wake up lights are to bright
200 yeah pricy but it is still a fun Christmas gift
They have those belkin plugs with App I thought to get one too


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