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Tag: Light

Lumen Color Changing LED Light Bulb Goes with Bluetooth, Not Wi-Fi

Lumen Color Changing LED Light Bulb Goes with Bluetooth, Not Wi-Fi
A couple of months ago, the LIFX LED lightbulb debuted on Kickstarter, and it was only a couple of weeks ago when electronics giant Philips unveiled its Hue color changing LED light bulb. These light bulbs not only allow you to choose whatever color you want using a smartphone application, they also allow you to turn the light on or off at pre-set times, making for built-in home automation.

LiteLite: A Flashlight Made of Paper

LiteLite: A Flashlight Made of Paper
Due to its lack of durability, it’s not often that gadgets are made out of paper. Sure, you might get the occasional cardboard boombox, but I can honestly say this is the first flashlight I’ve seen that’s made out of paper instead of plastic or metal.

Philips Hue Wi-Fi Light Bulbs Ready to Light up Your Life

Philips Hue Wi-Fi Light Bulbs Ready to Light up Your Life
It looks like the upstart LIFX, wi-fi lighting system is about to get some big competition forum a big company. Philips has just announced their new Hue lighting system.

House-Lamps: Little House on the Table

House-Lamps: Little House on the Table
Every house needs lamps, and every lamp needs a home. A pretty sound statement, but I bet you’ll be surprised to hear that someone took this statement literally. Hence, the House-Lamp came to be.

noPhoto Aims to Screw over Traffic Cameras

noPhoto Aims to Screw over Traffic Cameras
Yes, everyone hates traffic cameras. They catch you rushing through the intersection when the light changes from yellow to red, and if you make a right turn on red when you aren’t supposed to. The worst part is not even realizing you triggered a traffic camera, and just getting that damned ticket in the mail with a photo of your car.

Takara Tomy Arts Penlight Helps You Draw Light Paintings with Ease

Takara Tomy Arts Penlight Helps You Draw Light Paintings with Ease
Light painting can be a pretty awesome technique, which involves the capture of a moving light source, using long-exposure photography. Photographers have created some pretty amazing images using the medium, but it can be complicated to pull off unless you know exactly what you’re doing, and have a camera with full manual exposure controls.

Skateboard Lamp Great for Doing Faceplants from Your Ceiling

Skateboard Lamp Great for Doing Faceplants from Your Ceiling
I was always pretty good at the Tony Hawk: Pro Skater games, pulling off mad combo moves thanks to generous use of manuals between tricks. Unfortunately, the second I hop on a real skateboard, forget about it.

Space Invaders Light Installation is Exactly How I Picture the Invasion

Space Invaders Light Installation is Exactly How I Picture the Invasion
This is how the end of the world begins. The landscape is filled with thousands of these glowing invaders. You can shoot and shoot, picking them off one by one, but they just keep coming in wave after wave.

Monster Light Switch Plates Are No Less Scary with the Lights on

Monster Light Switch Plates Are No Less Scary with the Lights on
These monster body parts light switch plates are disgustingly awesome. They are perfect for any Halloween party or haunted house. They are completely gross, but amazing.

Portal Turret Gas Mask Will Violently Filter Your Breathing Air

Portal Turret Gas Mask Will Violently Filter Your Breathing Air
Nowadays, kids are into violence.  Guns, explosions, fist fights – you can’t deny that these have all become an integral part of the gaming experience.  Borderlands 2?  Violent.  Halo 4?  Violent.  All 50 million versions of the same game?  

Lighting Fixture Puts Fireflies on Your Ceiling

Lighting Fixture Puts Fireflies on Your Ceiling
When I was growing up, one of my favorite memories was that of tiny fireflies buzzing about my backyard in the Summer evenings. But for many years of my adult life, I ended up living places where there were none of the luminescent insects.

3D Indoor Navigation Tech Provides Amazing Accuracy

3D Indoor Navigation Tech Provides Amazing Accuracy
As you probably already know, GPS technology is pretty much useless once you’re inside of a building, so companies are working on ways to provide directional and navigational information while indoors. One very promising technology has been demonstrated by Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).

O-Lite Concrete Accent Lamp Looks Great, Won’t Break the Bank

O-Lite Concrete Accent Lamp Looks Great, Won’t Break the Bank
With the exception the occasional lighting fixture at IKEA, most cool modern lights are ridiculously overpriced for what they are. Here’s a case where you can get your hands on a cool accent light that looks amazing, and costs just 20 bucks.

Paparazzo Light: The Ultimate Flash for iPhones

Paparazzo Light: The Ultimate Flash for iPhones
So you’ve gotten tired of using your iPhone’s flash. It does its job alright, but it’s nothing compared to a Nikon speedlight. That’s why the Paparazzo Light might make sense. It will make your iPhone a whole lot bulkier, but at least you’ll be able to take decent pics at night.

Concave Lock Will Help You Open the Door in the Dark

Concave Lock Will Help You Open the Door in the Dark
The light on our front porch got busted recently, so it took me several minutes to get the door open. Not because the lock was jammed or broken, but because I couldn’t get my key into the slot properly and had to fumble around with a light (that was stupidly attached to my keychain, of all places.) 

TEAC SR-LUXi iPhone Alarm Clock Wakes You With Light

TEAC SR-LUXi iPhone Alarm Clock Wakes You With Light
The Philips Wake-Up Light is one of my favorite alarm clocks, but I never picked one up because of the price . Check out this TEAC alarm clock dock for iPhones, which promises to do almost the same thing as the Philips clock, at a more reasonable cost.