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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 Unveils Fidelio M1BT, L2, Frames Headphones

09/06/2013, It seems that not only does Sony have a trio of new headphones that they unveiled at IFA 2013, but it looks like Philips too has a new trio of headphones that might interest those shopping around for a new set of cans. These include the Fidelio M1BT, the...

Philips Xenium W8510 Claims 35 Days Of Standby Time

07/18/2013, Let’s face the fact – when one talks about vanilla mobile phones and smartphones, the name Philips would not be at the top of anyone’s list, for sure. After all, they hardly do any marketing around the world for their handsets, not to mention...

Philips Make Foray Into Quad-Core Smartphone Market

05/13/2013, Whenever one talks about smartphones, the name Philips would definitely not pop up on anyone’s radar. After all, this is a company that churned out regular feature phones in the past, and even then they did not manage to make quite a name for...

Philips DesignLine TV Blends Right In

03/15/2013, Philips must be thinking out of the box as they do not seem to be too hot and bothered by Ultra HDTV sets that rolled off from the manufacturing lines of its rivals, but rather, would want to concentrate on beautifying your home by blending in their...

Philips To Exit Consumer Electronics Business

01/30/2013, Philips is a brand that many of us are familiar with on the consumer front. The company has released products such as DVD and Blu-ray players, HiFi systems, audio equipment, home lighting and the likes, but it looks like its days as a consumer electronics...

The Philips Lumiblade concept could be the future of home lighting

12/17/2012, Philips Lumiblade 2012 from Dezeen on Vimeo. During the day, we usually turn our lights off, or perhaps keep it to a minimum while opening the blinds and windows to allow the sunlight in. The distinction between sunlight and the lights used in our homes...

Developer manages to use Siri to control the Philips Hue light bulbs

11/22/2012, When Apple designed Siri, they made it so that iPhone owners (and now iPad owners) could perform tasks on their phones simply by using their voices. This included the ability to make calls, write messages, set reminders, set alarms, make restaurant books...

Philips announces W832 Xenium dual-SIM Android handset

11/20/2012, When it comes to our Android smartphones, Philips is hardly a brand that comes to mind. Perhaps when it comes to home appliances such as light bulbs then perhaps Philips would be an obvious choice, but it looks like this hasn’t stopped the company from...

Philips blazes Nairobi streets with solar LED lights

08/10/2012, Dutch multinational electronics company, Philips, has partnered with the Kenyan Urban Roads Authority to install solar-powered LED street lighting in Nairobi. Philips says that, if implemented on a wide scale across the country, the project has the...

Philips launches FWP3200D DJ-like iOS speaker dock

08/02/2012, If you’re an aspiring DJ that would like to take your setup with you while on the go, you might be able to thanks to the Philips FWP3200D DJ dock. As pictured above, this isn’t your typical DJ setup and looks more like a boombox if anything. In...