Philips Hue iPhone controlled lights

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  1. Lon

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

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    "Hue are you? Hue, hue, hue hue."
     
  5. Lon

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    I saw these first, too. But Hue is coming tomorrow instead of next March. And, while a little more costly, the Hue lights can change colors and the GreenWave lights can only do on/off/bright/dim, as I read it.
     
  6. imutter

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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 :(
     
  7. Lon

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    Well, they are on the Apple Store App now. I will go to the Store this morning to see if they have them locally.
     
  8. imutter

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    Yeah I go to store tomorrow when son is back at school and everything should be back to normal.
     
  9. imutter

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    The store was out so I ordered them today
    I know you got yours mine are fir Christmas but I wanted to know if you opened them and how well they work ?
     
  10. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    They'd better work damned well for $200 worth of light bulbs.
     
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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.
     
  12. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    And they'll sell a zillion of them because they're in the Apple store.
     
  13. Rugaby

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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
     
  14. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    As George Carlin said so many years ago, "If you nail two things together that have never been nailed together before, some schmuck will buy it!" :D
     
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    Shhh Naps is still waiting for his tooth paste dispenser! LOL
     
  16. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    I wouldn't pay $200 for it, though - I don't think.
     
  17. Rugaby

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    I use this as an example daily.
    "your iPhone will do almost everything now. Siri will even date you. Only thing it doesn't do is dispense tooth paste, but wait for next years model. It just might by then. "
     
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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.
     
  19. 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


    Sent from my iPhone 5 using iCafe app
     
  20. Rugaby

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    What about partial light? Or darkness?
     
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    I need something to get my lazy butt up off the couch once a night at least.
     

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