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At first this seems a slightly bizarre idea. A bulb that can be controlled by an app......that is also a Bluetooth speaker! Stick with me on this one though because I think ieGeek may be onto something! It is supplied in a neat branded box with a small but well written manual which also includes QR codes for their website and for the essential App for both Apple and Android, a nice touch.
The bulb I had has a large screw fitting and fitted neatly into my desk lamp. The red housing clashed a bit and it is quite bulky compared to a conventional bulb so it may not suit every fitting but was not an issue with mine although I would have probably preferred a white or black one.
Initially it behaves like a standard LED bulb, turning on and off with the lamp and defaulting to a standard white light. To get the most out of it you need to install the App. After this and peering the bulb with Bluetooth the fun really begins. The app allows full control of the bulb and potentially other bulbs individually although it would be nice to stream and control to multiple bulbs I doubt the Bluetooth technology will allow that. You can turn the bulb on and off, select the colour and brightness or get it to flash in time to music.
Did I also mention it is a Bluetooth speaker as well! This works the same as any other Bluetooth speaker and actually sounds surprisingly good with a clear sound and reasonable volume although it is not going to fill a large room, It is projected forward through grills around the bulb with the app controlling the volume and whether the bulb flashes in time, frequency etc. The downside is while the light flashes in time with the music when played through the app it does not if the music is played through another one and the music is just a random list of songs on my phone and I could fine no way of selecting via artist or even sorting them. I suspect this requires a bit more development of the app.
So while this is something you did not know you needed I really like this item and feel it is fun and well priced while the associated app opens up the door to managing a number of them. Supplied by ieGeek for evaluation.