Millions of colors, no hub in sight

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The world of smart light bulbs has exploded in recent years, and it can be hard to decide on your perfect match. Luckily, TP-Link has ample experience in the smart home game. Its Kasa Smart Bulb (KL125) offers millions of colors and lighting temperatures without the need for a hub. They sound great on paper, but let’s find out how they stand up in our TP-Link Kasa Smart Bulb (KL125) review.

What you need to know about the TP-Link Kasa Smart Bulb (KL125)

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  • TP-Link Kasa Smart Bulb (KL125) (1 pack): $14.99
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Samsung’s Galaxy S22 likely to debut at Unpacked on February 9th

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Samsung has confirmed a date and time for its next Galaxy Unpacked event: Wednesday, February 9th at 10AM ET / 7AM PT. The invitation features a large letter “S” with the words “The Epic Standard,” indicating that we can expect to see the Galaxy S22 series debut on the livestream, to nobody’s surprise. Samsung itself had already hinted that a new S-series Ultra device would be coming in February — one that will likely absorb the Note series.

As they tend to, the S22 leaks have been coming in strong over the past month. From the looks of it, the

Fabs stretched thin as chip shortage shrinks inventories to just 5 days

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Enlarge / A worker checks a mainboard at a Vingroup production facility in Hanoi, Vietnam.

US chip supplies are close to the breaking point as a new survey reveals diminished inventories and overstretched fabs.

The numbers put the chip shortage in stark relief. In 2021, companies that purchase semiconductors had less than five days of inventory on hand as opposed to the 40 days of inventory they had in 2019, according to a survey of more than 150 companies conducted by the US Department of Commerce. At the same time, demand was up 17 percent. Many of the companies surveyed

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