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How Many Drones Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb?

Video: “Work smarter, not harder” should be everyone’s mantra. Marek Baczynski certainly abides by it. Why else would he spend hours of trial and error figuring out how to get a drone to change a lightbulb? We can finally add ladders to the list of things robots will eventually replace.

Use This Type Of Light Bulb To Combat Hordes Of Insects This Summer

If you don’t want your home invaded this summer, you’ll want to learn the results of a summer-long experiment meant to test whether different light bulbs attract different amounts of bugs. It turns out that incandescent bulbs attract the most insects, while yellow-orange LEDs attract the least.

Sony's New 'Light' Wants To Be The Brain Behind Your Smart Home

Calling Sony’s new smart light a “light” is doing this weird gizmo a disservice — it’s much more than that.

The Smartest And Most Energy Efficient Household Lightbulbs You Can Buy

Thanks to strict government regulations, inefficient lighting in homes has quickly becoming a thing of the past. While compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) have been around for a while, the far more efficient technology of LED lighting is now cheap enough to justify an upgrade. But which brands offer the best efficiency?

Smart LED Bulbs Learn Your Routines, And Automatically Turn On When You Go On Vacation

One of the most effective ways to protect your home while you’re travelling is to simply make it look like you’re not actually away. But instead of wrangling timers, or having the neighbours stop by, these new BeON smart bulbs will automatically learn your daily routines and keep turning lights on and off in your absence.

The Latest Colour-Changing Smart Bulb Turns Life Into A Rave

Even the light bulb, one of the earliest electrical inventions, can afford to have tweaks made. With this Kickstarter bulb, use your smartphone to switch the light’s colour: anything from shades of white to Night at the Roxbury-invoking fuchsia. Imagine Hue that comes fully featured out of the box.

A Lightbulb Made Using Graphene Will Go On Sale Later This Year

A new light bulb that’s made using graphene will go on sale later this year, according to its developers — and it’s said to be the first commercially viable consumer product to use the supermaterial.

Misfit's Bolt Is A Colour-Changing Wireless LED Bulb For Just $50

LED bulbs are not only long-lasting and energy-efficient, with a clever combination of red, green and blue diodes they can also be tinted to almost any colour letting you set the perfect mood in a room. But colour-changing bulbs tend to be expensive, so with its new Bolt, Misfit stripped away unnecessary features to nail a very reasonable $US50 price point.

GE's Link Is A (Slightly) More Affordable Smart Bulb

Smart bulbs ain’t cheap, but GE has decided to enter your smart home with a new LED bulb called Link, which promises to make intelligent lighting cheaper. Well, a bit cheaper at least.

That Time Mr Magoo Saved The Earth Using Incandescent Light Bulbs

Conventional incandescent bulbs are increasingly illuminati non-grata in the US, but there was once a time when they played a vital role in not just lighting American homes, but also protecting the country itself from alien invasion.

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