The Philips Hue is a neat little lighting option, but one thing it is not is cheap. So why not build your own Hue-style lighting rig from a Raspberry Pi?
Over at Instructables, there’s a full guide to building a Hue-style light from a Raspberry Pi, a breadboard and an RGB LED light. It is more work than simply plugging in a bulb or two, but the end result lets you send any RGB colour combination to your new light from just about any platform you’d care to name.
IoT: DIY Hue Light [Instructables]