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billysundays

by billysundays

Tech like the Hue system is arguably essential, not just a luxury
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Since everyone seems to be going on as if its beyond discussion that having the ability to control your lighting's color and timing is purely geek luxury, I thought I mention some important points. Do a quick Google search on the havoc that modern day lighting technology, especially LEDs, does on our circadian rhythm and sleep quality. It should become clear to you that being able to program your lights to turn on in the morning (dawn simulation) to wake up, and being able to turn off the blue... Read more →
Dignan17

by Dignan17

What am I missing?
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I'm sorry, but I have to be missing something about the Hue. Is GDGT now grading products based on potential? Because to me this sounds like a buggy, over-priced product. They even quote a review that calls this a version-one product.
Personally, I'll take a nice Z-Wave system over this. I won't get the fancy color control, but that part doesn't appeal to me in the least. At least Z-Wave is a standard that gets licensed out. What is the plan with the Hue system? Are you locked into only using... Read more →
frankspin

by frankspin

My predictions for consumer technology in 2013
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As the year comes to an end and CES is just around the corner, it means that the next wave of consumer electronics are about to shown to the world. In 2012 we saw a lot of improvements in different areas of tech as well some re-inventions of existing products. With 2013 upon us, let’s look ahead at what may be coming our way over the next few months and even months away.
Disclaimer: These are just my personal opinions based on what I’m reading and seeing happen right now.
* We’re already... Read more →