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Sure, being able to control your lights using an app is cool and all, but smart bulbs are typically (frustratingly!) expensive. If you don't mind getting basic features on a basic bulb, though, Cree has a new $15 option now out at Home Depot -- that's the same price as GE's Link Bulbs and a lot che...

January 16th 2015 at 2:35am 0 Comments
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One of the toughest parts to swallow of LED lighting technology is just how costly it can be. Well, the folks at Cree have taken umbrage with that and developed a bulb that'll retail for around $5 per 40- and 60-watt-equivalent bulb -- less than some standard CFL lamps by a few bucks. How's it doi...

October 31st 2014 at 7:35am 0 Comments
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Call us crazy, but we're guessing that the Joby you knew last year will look nothing like the Joby that we see this time next year. Once famous for crafting flexible tripods for simple point and shoot cameras, the outfit has branched out quite significantly since. Case in point: the Switchback. Job...

October 21st 2010 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Joby broke out of its mold last year with its first-ever flexible flashlight, but frankly speaking, the bulb on the end of it was downright bulky. A year later, we're looking at a far slimmer and far sexier model -- one that relies on Cree's XLamp XP-C LED bulbs in order to output 130 lumens of lig...

October 7th 2010 at 4:11am 0 Comments
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The latest locale to join Toronto and Raleigh in the LED City initiative is none other than the home of the Wolverines, which recently announced plans to replace about 1,400 street lights with light-emitting diodes. The city is claiming that it will be the nation's first to "convert all downtown st...

October 19th 2007 at 7:01am 0 Comments
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We had a sneaking suspicion that there was an ulterior motive behind Raleigh getting lit up as the "world's first LED city," and aside from savings tons of dough on energy bills over the next decade or so, it seems to make motorists feel a good bit safer, too. According to a before and after survey...

March 30th 2007 at 8:31am 0 Comments