– What do you getwhen you put a vest on an alligator? – Yo guys, Jonathan here,and I’m gearing up for a long overdue office tour,but in doing so, A century-old home gets a modern living room makeover one of the things I’ve wanted to do forever iscompletely automate the lighting. So with that, I thought I’d give you sneak peek of setting that up with Google Home. If you haven’t checked out Google Home yet,it has quickly become one of the coolest pieces ofsmart home tech out right now. Whether you want to set a timer: 20 Creative Office Workspace Ideas – Alright 10 minutesand here we go.- Play a song on Spotify:- Playing Marian Hill on Spotify. (Marian Hill music)- Know the weather.- It’ll be partly cloudywith a forecasted high of 57 and a low of 49. There is currently a flash flood watch in effect.- Or even ask it a question likehow many ounces in a liter?- One liter equals33.814 US fluid ounces.- What it also works crazy well withis controlling lighting, and specifically Philips Hue.- Sure, turning eight lights on.- Now huge shout out to Philips for not onlysponsoring this article, but also a really awesome giveaway,where we’re teaming up to give you guys a chance to winone of three smart home starter packs,which includes a Philips Hue white and color starter kitand Google Home.
Now admittedly, setting up tech isn’t always the easiest,but pairing Google Home with Hue is one of the quickest,simplest experiences I’ve ever had. In the home control section of the Google Home app,hit the plus symbol in the bottom right hand corner,select Philips Huehit pair, and then press the button on your Hue bridge. Once your bridge is discovered, you can then assignindividual lights to rooms, and also set nicknames,but beyond that, you are ready to go. What sticks out to me though, is how responsiveand how instant Google Home reacts to changing the lights. OK Google, turn off all the lights.- Okay, turning eight lights off.- Okay Google, turn the white lamp on.- Okay, turning the white lamp on.- Okay Google, change the black lamp to blue.- Okay, changing the black lamp to blue.- Okay Google, turn the Hue Go one blue.- You got it. Changing Hue Go one to blue.- Okay Google, turn all the lights orange.- Sure, changing eight lights to orange.- Okay Google, dim the lights to 25%.- Sure, settings eight lights brightess to 25%.- So if you already have a Google Homeand Philips Hue, you can see exactly how simple it isto get them to work together. Whether you want to control all lights, individual lights,change colors, dim, brighten.
It all works insanely well. Now as far as the office tour,that is coming very very soon. So definitely stay tuned and drop a like if you’re excited. For a chance to win one of those three smart homestarter packs, all those details are down below. This is Jonathan and I will catch you guys later.- If you want to open a store, I recommend selling stoves. You’ll immediately offer a range of hot products.(dance music)- Damn, Evans!(laughter)Alexa stop. For the love of god, stop.- You’re gonna break something.