A lot of products come out each week — we don’t highlight all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. In Spec Sheet, a weekly series, we survey the latest product entries to keep track of the state of the art.

LG has washing machines that text you and Samsung has an entire ecosystem of smart home appliances including TVs, air conditioners, and refrigerators. But until recently, neither of them made a smart version of one small and relatively boring device: the light bulb. A few companies like Lumen and Belkin have smart bulbs, but arguably the biggest player in the game is Philips with its Hue smart lighting system. LG and Samsung both announced new smart LED light bulbs within a few days of each other — and…

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