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Control these color-changing string lights with your phone

The holidays will be lit.


Marisa Losciale

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Posted on Nov 8, 2016   Updated on May 25, 2021, 3:27 pm CDT

Convert your home into a holiday smart house with these color-changing lights from MiPow. These string lights can be customized with your smartphone. 

Connect the lights to your phone via Bluetooth and you can adjust the color, pattern and light effect using the PLAYBULB X app. Want to take your look from a traditional, soft white glow to fun, flashing colors? Choose from 16.8 million RGB colors and four special lighting effects: flashing effect, rainbow fade effect, pulsing effect and the rainbow effect.

The waterproof LED lights are safe to use in your home or outdoors. The 33-foot string of lights comes with a 16-foot extension cord. You can connect even more PLAYBULB lights, to enable more of your creativity. All PLAYBULB products work with the same app, so customization is easy. 

The string lights were an instant hit on Kickstarter, but now retail for $50 online at Best Buy, which is offering free shipping this month in honor of Black Friday. Grab some of these smart lights quickly, while supplies last. 

Buy it here.


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*First Published: Nov 8, 2016, 11:43 am CST