Tag Archive: Lights

Get a Christmas Tree & Blinking Lights on the Mac Desktop with TreetopLights

Want to decorate your Mac for Christmas and the holidays? How about putting some blinking Christmas lights and a tree on your Mac desktop? If you’re feeling festive then you’re in luck, because the classic Mac app TreetopLights still works on many Macs (as long as they have 32-bit apps support anyway, sorry Catalina). Get … Read More

Christmas lights may be ruining your Wi-Fi speeds

Noticed a sudden drop in your WiFi speeds as the holiday season approaches? According to a new report from a telecom watchdog your ISP isn’t at fault. Blame your Christmas lights. The British telecommunications watchdog Ofcom claims that the number of complaints to Internet service providers spikes dramatically during the Christmas season thanks to electrical […]

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Budget-friendly smartbulb wants everyone to have cool lights

I love my Philips Hue smart-lighting kit, but every time I’ve just randomly turned my living-room lights different colors in front of another person, they’ve asked the same question: “How much did you pay for this?” And then I just kind of mumble something because while the system has added convenience and versatility to my […]

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Lights, camera, Apple: Cupertino makes music videos for Apple Music stars

Apple is getting one step closer to becoming its own record label by creating its own artistic content — having recently produced in-house music videos for top-name artists such as Drake, Eminem and Pharrell. The videos — which include Em’s “Phenomonal” and Pharrell’s…Read more ›

Reemo smartwatch lets you wave your lights on

This is the year computer power migrates to our wrists. We have the roll-out hype of the Apple Watch to thank for that. But one company wants that power to be flexed through a flick of the wrist. Reemo is…Read more ›

Sengled lights are smarter than your average bulb

LAS VEGAS — It seems like everyone is selling some kind of smart light bulb these days, but Sengled is setting itself apart by incorporating wild add-ons like Bluetooth speakers and Wi-Fi repeaters. That’s right, a light bulb with a…Read more ›

A Dark Room lights up your iPhone with a big heart and open world

Great games don’t always need amazing graphics and sound, but they do need a strong premise and a lot of heart. A Dark Room, an outstanding text-based adventure game with minimal graphics, starts off as a simple survival story and…Read more ›

AirBoxes: Inflatable Soft-Boxes For Your Camera Lights

If you’re looking to soften up your photo lighting (and let;’s be honest, who isn;t these days?) then you could do worse than the AirBox range of light modifiers. The AirBoxes are soft-boxes that you inflate. With Air. Hence the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Lights, Sounds And… Eggs? — The Holiday Gift Guide At Home

This article first appeared in the Cult of Mac Newsstand magazine Lumen Bluetooth Lightbulb $ 70 — Home — Anything Wi-Fi lightbulbs are either the greatest thing ever, or final proof that our society is about to collapse form absurd decadence…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Hammerhead, A Heads-Up Display With Flashing Lights To Help Cyclists Navigate

hammerhead-1$   Ever tried using an iPhone or Android phone to navigate with GPS through crowded streets? It’s pretty difficult, even for a veteran cyclist like me, to split my focus between the road and tiny symbols on the phone’s tiny screen. Plugging in to a headset to hear turn-by-turn directions sometimes works, but cycling […]

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