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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 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...

Philips Power Potion 3000 Is A Beautiful Power Bank

01/15/2016, There are so many different power banks available in the market today. Some offer huge amounts of battery while some are designed to look aesthetically pleasing so it doesn’t look like you’re carrying a hunk of metal with you when you’re out and...

Philips Reverses Hue Ban On Third-Party Bulbs

12/16/2015, Philips was one of the first few mainstream companies to jump on the connected devices bandwagon with its Hue lineup of smart lighting products. Hue lightbulbs are quite good at what they do but they do come at a cost, users have been able to use...

Philips Hue Won’t Work With Third-Party Bulbs

12/15/2015, Philips has long been a household name when it comes to consumer electronics, ranging from headphones, to televisions, and lightbulbs, which is why the progression to connected objects like the Philips Hue seemed to be a natural one. That being said, the...

L.A. Getting New LED Street Lights With 4G LTE Technology

11/08/2015, Los Angeles is one of the biggest and most vibrant cities on this planet so it’s perfect for a project of this nature. Philips has announced that it will be deploying 100 Philips SmartPoles in the city of Angels, the poles have connected LED street...

Philips Introduces New Smartphones With “Anti-Blue” Displays

11/01/2015, The light emitted from our screens like those of our smartphones are called blue light. While most of us “ooh” and “ah” over the colors and brightness of our displays, there is a concern over prolonged exposure to blue light, especially at night...

New Philips Hue Lets Siri Control Your Lights

10/05/2015, You’ve got to admit that it’s going to be pretty cool to command Siri to turn down the lights, at least for the first few times you have fun with this. Philips was one of the first companies to confirm support for Apple’s HomeKit...