LED lighting

XMCOSY+ Outdoor Smart LED Dimmable String Lights review – WiFi controlled outdoor lighting

REVIEW – Spring is in the air, and my wife and I are into full outdoor mode. This means landscaping, planting vegetables and flowers, etc, and adding lights to our outdoor space. Most of the lights needed for the front of the house are in place, but I want more lights on my deck and …

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Govee Glide Hexa Light Panels with RGBIC Effects review – get creative with your mood lighting

REVIEW – Govee has sent me quite a few of their LED lighting products to review, and I’ve really enjoyed turning my dark basement office with a single small window into a bright mood-lit space that I can change as often as I’d like. Their latest Glide Hexa Light Panels have been one of the …

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SwitchBot LED Strip Light review – Add some crazy-colorful, flashy-flashy, sexy-swanky lighting to your home!

REVIEW – LEDs were invented by Nick Holonyak at General Electric in 1962. Since then, they have become the dominating technology in home, industrial, and automotive lighting.  I remember buying my first LEDs at Radio Shack during my high school years and have been fascinated by them ever since. I use them whenever possible and …

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Govee RGBIC Neon rope light review – flexible RGB smart lighting

REVIEW – Have you ever wanted to add a fully customizable neon light to your room that can be curved into (nearly) any shape you’d like but didn’t want to pay hundreds of dollars for an actual glass custom neon sign? If so, the Govee RGBIC Neon rope light might be just what you’ve been …

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XMCOSY Solar Torch Lights review – An easy way to add ambience to your yard

REVIEW – I enjoy designing the landscape lighting around my home all year round. However, because of the NY winters, I tend to take a break when it is really cold and when there is snow. So from about right after Christmas to early Spring, I do not indulge very much. Now we are rapidly …

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Govee RGBICWW LED smart outdoor flood lights review

REVIEW – Last year we put up our holiday lights on Halloween and took them down on Valentine’s Day. Our 5-year-old projector switches from ghosts to snowflakes to dots. But it’s always kind of a letdown that we only get Christmas colors (red and green). So when the Govee RGBICWW LED smart outdoor flood lights …

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Govee RGBIC Wi-Fi + Bluetooth Outdoor LED Lights review

REVIEW – SInce I purchased my new home, I have worked hard to transform the horrible landscaping that it came with into something that is attractive and head-turning. A big part of my design has been lighting much of which needs to be redone now that we are coming out of a typical NY winter. …

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This is the easiest way to add LED lighting effects to your car or laptop

NEWS – You won’t have to run wires or power cords in your car or office to add cool lighting effects when you use these tiny USB plugs. These plugs draw power from the USB port in your car, laptop, desktop computer, etc., and can be set to a cycle through colors or just remain …

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HAOYISHU Video Conference Laptop Light review

REVIEW – The HAOYISHU Video Conference Laptop Light is a light to give your WFH ZoomMeetSkypeWebExGoToMeeting viewers a chance to see your face clearly during videoconferences. How often do you see videoconference participants in dimly lit rooms, or with a light beside or behind them, or sitting in front of bright windows? If they only …

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The Gingko Octagon One Plus is the most unique alarm clock lamp I’ve seen this year

NEWS – Yeah, I know that the title verges on being clickbait but I’m not lying. The Gingko Octagon One Plus is the most interesting alarm clock light that I’ve seen this year. Granted the current year is only 7 days old and this is the first alarm clock light I’ve seen so far in …

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ClipGlow Night Light review

REVIEW:  The ClipGlow Night Light is a bright, lightweight magnetic personal utility light that offers hands-free illumination of whatever is before you. The rechargeable version is reviewed here and is ‘coming soon’ on the website link at the end of this article.  What is it The ClipGlow Night Light is a rechargeable LED utility light …

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Venusop outdoor LED solar string lights review

REVIEW – We’ve lived in our current home for over 20yrs and in that time, we’ve never put up Christmas lights. Why? Probably the main reason is that I don’t have outdoor power receptacles and have not wanted to run extension cords into the garage. Is there a solution? You bet there is. It’s Venusop …

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Switchbot Color Changing Lightbulbs review – Festive and fun lighting without the fuss!

REVIEW – SwitchBot has been impressing me for the last few months with their innovative, yet reasonably priced gadgetry like their curtain closing robot, contact and motion sensors, and now with their Color Change Bulbs. The Holiday season is a perfect time to try these out! What is it? SwitchBot’s Color Change bulbs are 120-volt, …

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