December 23, 2013
Fancy lighting effects and wireless lighting controls don't need to be limited to the homes of the rich and famous; now there's a way to add this touch of luminous style to any household, with the help of a nifty app. Philips' hue is a wireless LED lighting system that enables users to control their light settings online or via a mobile or tablet application. The Philips hue API also enables developers to integrate this functionality with other applications.
If you have tried to search for currency exchange rate APIs, chances are that it has not been a smooth experience. While there are plenty of currency conversion websites, getting access to up-to date exchange rates to power your financial applications has usually gotten stalled due to high usage fees. Some services charge in the hundreds of dollars per year to get access to these rates. If CurrencyBot and the Open Source Exchange Rates API project has its way, this could be a problem of the past.