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Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V., or Royal Philips Electronics, commonly known as Philips, is a Dutch consumer electronics company based in Amsterdam. Philips is founded in the year 1891 by Dutch industrialist Gerard Philips together with his father, Frederik Philips. The company is one of the largest electronics companies in the world. It is organized into three main divisions - Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare, and Philips Lighting. Today, Philips employs around 122,000 people across more than 60 countries in the world. Philips has a vast portfolio of products ranging from consumer electronics to healthcare products. Philips is also known for its lighting products. In 2012, the company became the largest manufacturer of lighting in the world.

Philips Hue Retroactively Adds HomeKit Support To More Products

10/03/2017, When Apple launched its HomeKit platform, Philips was one of the companies that was quick to jump on board with support for some of their devices. The good news is that if you owned a Philips Hue device that did not have HomeKit support, a recent update...

Philips Launches BASS+ Wireless Earbuds

09/01/2017, #IFA2017 – While wireless headphones aren’t exactly new, what seems to be the trend these days are wireless earbuds, where these are “true” wireless headphones that do not sport any cables whatsoever, unlike headphones like the BeatsX which...

Philips Hue Smart Lightbulb Starter Kit Is Now Cheaper

08/31/2017, When you think of smart and connected homes, maybe you might think of devices like the Hue smart lightbulbs from Philips. Now if you’ve been considering equipping your home with these devices, you’ll be pleased to learn that Philips has recently...

New Philips Hue White Ambiance Lamps And Lights Announced

05/15/2017, When it comes to connected objects in the home, the Philips Hue lightbulbs are probably one of the more well-known ones. After all the ability to control your lights and also the color of your lights using your smartphone is pretty nifty, right? Now if...

Philips Finally Adds iPad Support To Its Hue App

11/29/2016, For some reason and for the longest time ever, the Philips Hue app was not supported on the iPad. Instead the app was only supported on mobile devices, which meant that iPad users looking to control their Hue connected lights would have to rely on...

Researchers Use Drones To Hijack Smart Light Bulbs

11/03/2016, Smart light bulbs like those of the Philips Hue are pretty cool, right? They can change to different shades of colors at the touch of a button, turn on and off at different times of the day, or can be programmed to turn on or off when someone...

Philips Announces First Connected Toothbrush For Adults

06/09/2016, Philips today announced its first connected toothbrush for adults. The Philips Sonicare FlexCare Platinum Connected uses Bluetooth and sends data to the Philips Sonicare app to track brushing in real-time. This enables the app to reveal trouble spots to...

Philips To Launch Affordable 4K Google Cast TVs This Summer

05/29/2016, It used to be that if you wanted your TV to have Google’s Chromecast features, you would need to buy the dongle and plug it into your TV. The dongle itself is pretty small so it doesn’t really get in the way of anything, but just in case you’re the...

Philips Launches Hue White Ambiance HomeKit Compatible Bulbs

05/24/2016, If you’re looking for a way to make your home “smarter”, one of the ways to do so would be by installing smart light bulbs, and Philips’s Hue series of smart light bulbs are probably the most well-known. Apart from being able to control it via...

Philips Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player Launches Next Month

05/22/2016, You can go out and get quite a lot of movies in Ultra HD Blu-ray format but you’re pressed for choice when it comes to players that are capable of playing these discs. In the United States customers really only have one option and that’s the...

Philips Releases Much-Needed Update For Its Hue Smartphone App

04/28/2016, The idea behind the Philips Hue connected bulbs is that you get to control it remotely and program it to do things regular light bulbs couldn’t. To achieve this, Philips obviously had to create an accompanying smartphone app, but unfortunately it seems...

Philips SpeechAir Is An Android-Powered Voice Recorder

04/24/2016, It used to be that back in the day, companies would create devices specifically created for audio recording. These used to be used by musicians and journalists to record audio snippets; in fact there are still plenty of journalists out there who probably...

Philips’ Latest Hue Lights Wants To Help You Sleep Better

03/14/2016, There is a lot of talk about how the blue light emitted from our phones can mess with our sleep, which is why it is usually recommended that we don’t use our phones before we sleep. Now if you’ve already done that and you’re still having a hard time...

Samsung And Philips Will Not Be Making Any 3D TVs For 2016

03/09/2016, When 3D movies became a big thing, largely thanks to James Cameron’s Avatar, we suppose many TV makers saw the opportunity to create 3D TVs for the home, where users could enjoy 3D content without the need to go to the cinema. Unfortunately it seems...