Philips Hue's line-up is considered one of the best when it comes to Zigbee lights and bulbs. They produce a consistent and pleasant glow and are widely compatible with other Zigbee devices.
ESPHome might soon have to change its name, as support for the Raspberry Pi Pico W is coming. It retains the RP2040 and 40-pin GPIO, but adds 802.11n Wi-Fi.
Philips recently announced the Philips Hue Tap dial switch, the wall- and ceiling-mountable Hue Perifo lighting system, and a battery-powered table lamp.
In another example of why local access to devices is crucial, SmartDry going bust has left customers with an expensive paperweight and our planet with yet more e-waste.
It took a YouTuber with over 20 million subscribers to convince Jasco to rethink their firmware policy. Sadly, this is the state of many smart home products.