lighting

How To Look More Awake

I’m a terrible sleeper. Light wakes me up, as does any passing car outside my apartment. I fall asleep usually after an hour contorting in bed, trying to find that ideal sleeping position (which I’m confident doesn’t exist). I’m always tired during the day, despite drinking at least four coffees.

Sync Your Lights To Your Games And Music With This App

Sync Your Lights To Your Games And Music With This App

Windows/Mac: There are plenty of apps you can use to put on a little light show in your house (or geek den) if you’ve bought into Philips’ Hue ecosystem. My room is full of the company’s expensive colour-changing LED bulbs, and I’ve checked out a few of these apps, but…

Why LEDs Burn Out Too Fast

Why LEDs Burn Out Too Fast

Did you know that normal LED bulbs can burn out quickly – more quickly than incandescents – when connected to dimmer switches or old wiring? I sure didn’t, until all the expensive LEDs in my living room sputtered out!