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JamesCude said:Every product from Meross I ever tried field after a month or less. Failed as in stopped connecting to HomeKit, and could not be resuscitated.
A very old iDevices outdoor unit, and a two year old Lutron caseta unit have been slogging away happily all the while though.
Meross are crap.
JP234 said:The customer's experience was an outlier. I've never encountered a more customer-friendly service than Amazon. If my order is delivered to the wrong address, Amazon immediately issues a refund, and takes on the shipper, unlike so many other companies, who leave that to the customer. Returns are way easy. They provide a prepaid return label, or let me drop it off at the local Whole Foods or Amazon Fresh store (we have both within 3 miles of our house).
When you consider the almost impossible logistics of managing the millions of orders Amazon processes every day, it's shocking that there aren't more mistakes.
pscooter63 said:Having never gotten any up to now, I have some questions for current users.
I presume these lumen ratings apply when every LED in the bulb is driven at 100% output? Thus any color variant will be some degree dimmer, depending on the hue you choose?
So I’m thinking this new 100W equivalent will be closer to 75W in practice?
By and large for whites you'll get *in the ballpark* for lumens. Start dialing out to fancy colors though and the brightness can drop off a cliff. I don't think the RGB LEDs are anywhere near the lumens levels of the white LED(s).
nunzy said:India needs Apple more than Apple needs India.
India does not need Apple at all. Apple, on the other hand, definitely needs a billion plus market.
greg uvan said:nunzy said:What would happen if Apple banned Spotify from all of its devices?They might lose a couple of device sales, but probably not many. Apple has the ability. But do they have the nerve?
In Europe, the decision was made to address the IE issue by tackling the 'bundling' side, but that was just the least bad option for trying to shove the genie back in the bottle.
Since Apple Music requires a sub subscription in the same manner as Spotify does, and there is no reason to think Apple are artificially under-pricing the Apple Music service, a case for anti-competitive behavior here is currently weak.