The joy of the cloud is that they can break stuff without even updating your hub. This is a known issue and they are working on it. Send your issue to support and they will add you to the list and notify you when it’s fixed.
Basically all the connect apps check the firmware version in the same way and they did something on the server side to break that call
for what it’s worth… i found this (your) thread from google as the first result for this search term “community smartthings hue connected upgrade needed”
(Jason "The Enabler" as deemed so by @Smart)
Awesome! I’m glad I could help… even though it probably hasn’t led to a resolution. I did file it with support and they gave me the same thing we’ve always heard… and to claim Tom Hanks in the Money Pit…
Yeah, I’ve piled on another support request to them for this… not that it’ll be resolved more quickly!
I just built 2 more light strips but can only control them from my hue app. I hope they fix it before my remote control (z-wave) arrives! Two weeks isn’t bad… not like its a huge problem.