TP-Link has been quietly assembling an impressive coterie of smart home gadgets for awhile now, but their Philips Hue competitor
might be their most impressive gadget yet.
While the TP-Link smart bulb
lacks IFTTT support and Hue’s massive ecosystem of apps, you can still control it via the Kasa app, or with an Amazon Echo. And unlike Hue, you don’t need a hub to control them; they connect directly to your router.
Amazon recently added the ability to control the bulbs’ color with Alexa
(rather than just its brightness level), so you can take full control over your lighting with just your voice.