One day, someone will get home automation exactly right. In the meantime, this works.
The big issue with these internet-connected lightbulbs isn't how well they work: it's that they cost 180-flaming-quid.
Halt those orders for sketchy Lightning knock-offs; the first Belkin Lightning accessories have been sanctions by Apple.
Comprising a translucent umbrella and grip, the kit enables the photographer to shoot through the umbrella with a flashgun.
Buying GuideMany photographers shy away from studio lights, thinking studio flash will be complicated and expensive. But some kits are amazingly simple to use, offer excellent versatility, are more controllable and even cost less than a mid-range flashgun.
Eastman Kodak has been awarded a $1.7 million (£1m) grant from the US Department of Energy to further develop of OLED lighting manufacture, which could result in a huge reduction in the cost of producing the next-gen light source.
ExclusivePhilips Research has shown off a new transparent OLED concept that is totally clear when turned off and then can be fully illuminated.
From phones to cars and much of the technology in between, just about everything we use these days has had the prefix 'smart-' slapped on it, so why not our domestic lighting fittings as well?