Wi-Fi Light Bulbs Are 'Awesome'
You can control them from any smartphone or tablet
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 22, 2012 6:43 PM CDT
Greenwave Reality's Connected Lighting Solution.   (Greenwave Reality)

(Newser) – Ever stubbed a fragile toe while hunting for a lamp at night? No need, it seems, when you can control your lights from any tablet or smartphone. The technology has been around a while, but Greenwave Reality is releasing new 2700K, standard-size, Wi-Fi bulbs that "may just be the future of lighting," writes Brent Rose at Gizmodo. You can also preset the lights, link them to motion sensors, or turn them on and off from miles away ("which made for some rather fun pranking of my girlfriend," writes Rose). Expect the full kit to run around $200 and bulbs to cost $20. Click for Rose's full article.

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StationaryMan
Oct 23, 2012 8:45 AM CDT
Thank you I needed more proof that the i-Phone generation is absolutely the dumbest. And for more check out the article http://www.newser.com/story/156127/neighbors-wage-war-via-wi-fi-network-names.html people too f*cking stupid to just talk to their neighbors.
winterfairy
Oct 22, 2012 11:11 PM CDT
wow motion detectors!!!! My god now all I need is a 500 dollar iphone to use technology that's been around since the 60's
wd56
Oct 22, 2012 8:35 PM CDT
For some reason I thought this was going to be about the story where they use lightbulbs as wifi routers...oh well...