Apple Will Sell App-Enabled, Color-Changing Light Bulbs


When you think of Apple, you think of iPhones or iPods, or perhaps a MacBook, but you probably don’t think about home automation. That may change starting Tuesday, when Philips starts selling its Hue light bulbs exclusively in Apple stores across the country, bringing personal wireless lighting into the home.

Philips calls Hue the world’s smartest light bulb. It’s actually a web-enabled LED home lighting system that, when used with the free mobile app, lets consumers control and play with the lights in their home.

Home automation has, until recently, been out of the price range of the average consumer, but companies like Belkin, with its WeMo, Logitech and more recently, Nest with…
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