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  • Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box will coordinate your lights with the television

    It's too expensive.
    Plus, it does not support Dolby Vision, which is a NoGo for me.

    I have a few Philips Hue bulbs and a Hue LightStrip+ in my living room.

    I used to have a Philips TV with ambilight, which also synced the Tv's content with the Hue lights.
    I found it fun at the beginning but after a few months I turned the sync off.
    I only used a static warm white light from the ambilight, which helped with black tones (the TV was a LCD with no local dimming although the brochure advertized dimming zones!).

    I now switched to an OLED TV and don't need this warm white light anymore.

    There is another solution to sync lightstrips (but no Philips Hue or bulbs) with the content of your TV. It's the Diva or X4 by HDFury, which do other things beside lighting
    It"s even more expensive at 289 USD for the 1080p only X4 or 449 for the Diva plus 99 USD for the light strips but I bet it would be more reliable than Philips's solution.
    And it certainly works with Dolby Vision and HDR10+.
    watto_cobra
  • Review: Kenu BingeBank lets you watch Netflix while charging

    I have a Zikko AirStation Power and it has the exact same features, except for the micro-succion part. 
    It is more expensive but has been available for some time. 

    It it is extremely convenient, just as this Keanu must be. 

    watto_cobra
  • Review: GigSky, an eSIM service for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

    Used it twice in Beijing, China in the last few months (each a time the 5GB/30 days plan).
    1300 (no typo) less expensive than roaming with my French operator.
    Worked great.
    Furthermore, no chinese firewall, plus, I was identified as connected from the US (it probably assigned me a US IP).

    neverindoubtSoliroundaboutnowapplesnorangesjbdragon
  • 'Fortnite' on the new iPod touch is playable, but with limits

    I'd be surprised if there was not very soon a Fortnite update allowing higher quality settings on the new iPod touch. 
    After all it's the first 4" screen iOS device with an A10 processor. 
    racerhomie3
  • Compared: 2018 MacBook Air versus 13-inch MacBook Pro and 2017 MacBook Air

    Why not a 2018 MBP 13", with 4 cores instead of 2, which is a massive difference?
    williamlondonGeorgeBMacwatto_cobraaston441