We have a few of these and use them for:
- Light in bedroom turns on in the AM - blue for rain, white for not rain.
- Light in living room turns on at sunset.
These are really cool. They're not cheap but relatively affordable for their target audience - http://store.apple.com/us/search/hue#!
fun fact: you can hook it up to IFTTT!
I've been tempted to buy these for a while. Still haven't taken the leap, though.
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