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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 To Start Testing Its Li-Fi Technology In Paris

03/19/2018, Li-Fi is an interesting piece of technology which is solves some of the downsides of WiFi, namely coverage and range. With WiFi, this is largely dictated by things like your router’s hardware and strength, whether or not there are walls or doors that...

Philips Hue Outdoor Lights Will Be Released In July

03/12/2018, Philips promised in January this year that it was going to release a slew of new products in the coming months. The products were to include a line of outdoor Hue lighting products that would be released in the summer. The company said at that time that...

Philips SmartSleep Headband Plays White Noise To Help You Sleep

01/10/2018, [CES 2018] Philips has unveiled a new product to help you sleep called SmartSleep at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018. The company says that this is the “world’s first and only clinically proven wearable” for customers who are looking...


Razer Teams Up With Philips For Game-Activated Hue Lights

01/09/2018, [CES 2018] Pretty much all of Razer’s gaming accessories and peripherals come with lights built into them, which the company has then sent into overdrive with the Chroma-enabled devices. Now if you’re looking to truly complete your LED-filled gaming...

First Roku-Powered TVs From Philips Are Now Available

11/30/2017, Roku’s TV licensing program enables TV manufacturers to adopt its operating system to offer a smart connected TV experience. They don’t have to worry about the software development as that’s all left to Roku. It was confirmed earlier...

Philips TVs Will Now Be Powered By Roku OS

11/13/2017, Roku today announced that it has added another popular brand to its Roku TV licensing program. Philips-branded TVs are manufactured for the U.S. market by Japan’s Funai. The smart TVs used to be powered by the in-house NetTV platform which...

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...