LG’s first smart light bulb flashes when you get a phone call
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LG isn’t about to let household heavyweights like Philips corner the connected lighting space — it just unveiled the Smart Lamp, its first take on the concept. The 10W LED bulb gives Android and iOS users a familiar level of control over their illumination, including a light-based alarm clock and a security mode that pretends you’re at home. There are a couple of noteworthy tricks in this initial offering, however. The light connects through both Bluetooth and WiFi, letting it pull the sync-based stunts we’ve seen in a few other bulbs: it can flash when…………… continues on Engadget

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Control LG’s New Smart Light Bulb With iOS, Android App
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LG’s 10-watt Smart Lamp can be controlled via an Android or iOS-based smartphone.

You can already use your smartphone to control everything from your thermostat to your home theater system, but wouldn’t it be nice to dim the lights right from your mobile device? Now you can.

LG is looking to challenge lighting giant Philips with its first-ever smart light bulb, which can be controlled right from your Android or iOS-based smartphone via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. The just-unveiled 10W Smart Lamp is compatible with Android devices running version 4.3 Jelly Bean or higher and Apple gadgets running at least iOS 6.

After screwing in the high-tech bulb, simply download a companion app onto your mobile device and you’ll be able to control your home lights with just a few taps from wherever you are. You can turn the lights on or off, or dim them right from your device.

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