If you have a bunch of Philips Hue lights next to your PC or Mac, good news: you can now sync lighting colors to what’s on your screen. Just download the new Hue Sync App.

Not sure what I’m talking about? This video should give you an idea:

Neat, right? If you’ve already got some Hue lights there’s no reason not to give this a shot. If you’re new to this tech check out our guide to getting the most out of Philip Hue lights, and our list of clever uses for them. That should give you an idea of whether you’d want to buy a bunch of these things.

RELATED: How to Get the Most Out of Your Philips Hue Lights

Back to the Sync app: Thomas Ricker, writing for The Verge, points out the app takes up a fair bit of CPU power, especially on the highest settings. This shouldn’t be a problem while watching videos, but might disrupt gaming sessions. Keep that in mind before diving in.

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