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 •  January 12

With GE laser-focused on playing a large role in the future of smart homes, Digital Trends caught up with Jeff Patton, GE Lighting’s general manager for connected home products, at CES 2018 to get some insight on the company’s upcoming products and innovations. Patton touched on a number of GE innovations in the smart home field during his visit to...

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 •  January 10

The Hunter Fan company has been around for as long as fans have existed — literally. When founders John and James Hunter invented the ceiling fan back in 1886, they revolutionized home décor and comfort. Since then, Hunter Fans has made it its mission to find new ways to improve on the original model. Enter the Simpleonnect ceiling fan. This line...

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 •  November 21, 2017

While there are plenty of options for smart thermostats, smart security systems, and even smart home hubs, there have not been many choices when it comes to your smart lights. It’s often felt as though Philips Hue has had something of a monopoly on the connected light game, offering the only Internet of Things bulbs on the market. But that is no...

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 •  September 22, 2017

There are Amazon Alexa-enabled speakers, home security gadgets, and appliances. Now, thanks to Hunter Fans, ceiling fans have joined that group. There are Amazon Alexa-enabled speakers, home security gadgets, and appliances. Why not ceiling fans? Hunter Fan Company announced this week that it is the latest to add the popular voice-activated...

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 •  January 3, 2017

Tech companies have been adding measures to limit exposure to blue light before bed — Apple’s iOS has Night Shift, Google’s Android 7.0 offers Night Light on select Android phones, and Amazon rolled out Blue Shade for its tablets. LED manufacturer Soraa doesn’t think it’s enough — it’s going a step further by trying to remove blue light completely...

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 •  December 19, 2016

GE is bringing the same technology that’s used to fill cities with light to a smartphone case. On Monday, the company unveiled an iPhone case equipped with front-facing LEDs aimed at producing more flattering selfies. Lit by GE is a result of a collaboration between the tech company and Rebecca Minkoff, a fashion accessory designer. The smartphone...

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 •  December 7, 2016

Here’s a switch. There are plenty of smart lights that can be controlled by Amazon Alexa voice commands, but now GE Lighting is about to integrate Alexa Voice Service (AVS) components into its C by GE LED smart table lamp so you can talk to it to control both the lamp and all your other Alexa-enabled smart home devices and appliances. You’ll also...

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 •  December 7, 2016

If you go through work lights that break, wear out, or just don’t do the job, listen up. Big Ass Solutions, the parent company of Big Ass Fans, has a work light with no compromises. The Big Ass Light Bar, currently on an Indiegogo campaign, was built to handle the toughest, nastiest, dirtiest, and most demanding jobs you’ll ever have. Designed...

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 •  August 29, 2016

Your presence can literally light up a room if that room features the new Philips Hue motion sensor. The latest technology to come out of the lighting company, the motion detector promises “to ensure comfortable passage around your home, even during blurry-eyed, wake-up calls by your children in the middle of the night.” Thanks to the integration...

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 •  August 18, 2016

It’s unclear whether the world as a whole is getting smarter, but your home certainly is. Apple’s vision for a connected home continues to come to fruition, and the latest appliance to join the smart revolution comes just in time for this record-setting summer. Meet the Signal, a Wi-Fi enabled, Apple HomeKit-integrated ceiling fan from the Hunter...