01/20/2012, It’s been awhile since anything innovative has been done with a car sunroof, but it looks like Philips and BASF want to change that. The two companies have developed a prototype sunroof that uses solar-powered OLED panels. During the day, the panels become clear and let in sunlight while charging up the solar cells at the same time. At night, the panels can be turned on to act as lights […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] The Philips Uptown SHL5905 headset is the top-of-the-line in the new Citiscape collection launched at CES by the European manufacturer. Designed for durability and elegance, it features large ear cushions made of heat-sealed soft foam and sturdy aluminum architecture construction. Thanks to its air-filled headband, the device is comfortable to wear and very light weight for its size. The technology labeled MusicSeal by Philips prevents the sound from […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Philips unveiled its Citiscape Collection of stylish consumer headphones and headsets at CES. The Philips Downtown SHL5605 is the mid-range product in the lineup and personally is my favorite design-wise. Featuring comfortable a nicely crafted ear cushions and the MusicSteal technology that prevents the sounds to actually leak out and thus, ensure your music privacy when listening in public spaces such as planes or trains. Additionally, thanks to […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] The Philips Metro SHL5200 Headphones is part of the Citiscape Collection unveiled by the manufacturer at CES. As the entry-level on-ear headphones of the lineup, the device will retail for only $49.99 in March 2012 and will come in 5 versions: black (SHL5200BK), white (SHL5200WT), Blue (SHL5200BL), Purple (SHL5200PP) and Pink (SHL5200PK). I like the minimalistic elegant look of these headphones and their compact size. They are better […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Nobody likes wires anymore and it’s no surprise that manufacturers are all interested in creating wireless products especially when it comes to audio devices. Philips is one of these companies with the announcement of its new Shoqbox Wireless Portable Speakers. Working via Bluetooth, these portable speakers can receive streaming music wirelessly from your Android and iOS devices.
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Philips is taking a different approach when it comes to streaming high-quality content to the TV. Instead of using a “video box” like most of the other players, Philips has made the audio quality a central piece of the puzzle and made a DLNA-compatible soundbar that is capable of receiving content from DLNA devices and playing that content back on the TV via HDMI and outputting the sound […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Philips is coming to CES with high-end and beautifully crafted headphones Fidelio L1 that that offer a crisp and clear sound delivered through very comfortable to wear large ear pads made of memory foam. The headband is made of aluminum covered with good quality leather, and the foam allows to have large cushions while keeping the device surprisingly very light. According to Philips, the sound restitution has been […]
11/18/2011, Spotify has certainly been a very active bunny over the past few months, with no doubt that its release in the US earlier this year in July being the catalyst. It was just in October that we heard Spotify working together with Western Digital in order to bring music to the living room, and now everything has become far more official – with it being available on Philips Streamium Wireless […]
11/10/2011, We all know that taking processed sugar is a big no-no when it comes to staying healthy, and if you absolutely must have your sweet, sugary rush, why not take the more natural route by taking honey? Unfortunately, honey can be rather expensive if you are talking about the high grade, organic ones – leading Philips to think out of the proverbial box with their latest beehive concept. Known as […]
11/04/2011, You know for sure that with a name like Philips InstantTrust, you won’t go wrong – after all, surely a company like Philips will not lead you down the wrong path when it comes to protecting their image and brand name, what more to toy with your health? The Philips InstantTrust says it all – this particular device is a new kind of instant water disinfection solution which is diminutive […]
09/05/2011, LG, Philips and Sharp have come together to deliver what could possibly be a solution to the problem of having too many platforms – we’re talking about a multi-platform Smart TV app. All three companies (a collaboration of Asia and Europe) have decided to embark on a journey together in order to define common technical requirements for their Smart TVs, which incidentally are based upon open standards including HTML5, CE-HTML […]
09/01/2011, There has always been a slew of speaker docks that have been created specifically for the iPod/iPhone in mind, and sure they support other devices but usually that involves plugging a cable into the other device’s headphone jack. Considering how Android is currently dominating the smartphone platform marketshare, Philips has outed a trio of speaker docks that have been created specifically for Android devices in mind.
08/11/2011, When I received my first ever electric toothbrush as a birthday present (I know, right?) back in the day, despite wishing for something cooler like action figures or toy guns, brushing my teeth never felt more fun. There was just something novel about how I would just need to move my hand and let the electric toothbrush do all the work for me, as opposed to vigorously brushing my teeth […]
08/04/2011, The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has been awarding a Lighting Prize, to any light bulb that worthy of it, since the program launched in 2008. The latest light bulb to earn the coveted “L Prize” is none other than Philip’s AmbientLED light bulb that was released not too long ago. To win the award, the AmbientLED light bulb had to go through some sophisticated tests to make sure that […]