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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.

Spotify arrives on Philips Streamium systems

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...

LG, Philips and Sharp team up for multi-platform Smart TV apps

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)...

Philips unveils a trio of Android speaker docks

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...

Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean electric toothbrush charges via USB

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...

Philips AmbientLED wins Depeartment of Energy’s Lighting Prize

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...

Philips to unveil LED replacement bulb

05/16/2011, Home lighting has certainly come a long way since the days of Thomas Alva Edison, and Philips will be part of a watershed moment as they prepare to unveil the world’s first LED replacement for the 75-watt incandescent light bulb at the LIGHTFAIR...

Philips GoGear Connect MP4 Player runs on Android

04/19/2011, Following in the footsteps of Samsung’s Galaxy Player PMP (Portable Media Player), Philips has just announced an Android PMP of their own. Called the GoGear Connect MP4 Player, it’s basically a mini Android tablet without 3G. Or you could call...

Philips Fidelio SoundSphere docking speakers work with AirPlay

03/08/2011, Philips has just unveiled a new set of docking speakers designed to work over WiFi so you never have to deal with the hassle of connecting cables to listen to your music ever again. Called the Fidelio SoundSphere, this sleek looking speaker dock allows...

Philips unveils Dual View Gaming TV screens

03/08/2011, Philips has just unveiled a new range of TV screens targeted at gamers. These displays come with a function called Dual View Gaming and basically allow users to play multiplayer games without having to use a split screen. This will prevent cheating and...

Philips Lumileds unveils SignalSure mid-power LEDs

02/16/2011, Philips Lumileds has outed their new SignalSure mid-power LEDs which will target automotive signaling applications. Meant to be the most robust and reliable surface mount LED that is currently available to the automotive industry, they have undergone a...

Apple TV Showing Weird Colors On Sony And Philips TVs?

11/22/2010, The issue doesn’t seem to be too widespread just yet, but reports are coming in of issues when the new Apple TV is paired with certain Sony or Philips TVs. We’re talking about the picture being displayed in a rather ugly pastel color scheme,...

Philips Pronto universal remote range kicks the bucket

11/01/2010, Philips has decided to stop producing devices for its Pronto range of universal remote controls after failing to find a buyer to take over the ailing business. Here’s what Philips had to say about the situation officially: “In December 2009,...

Philips Introduces The Econova Green TV With Solar-powered Remote

10/29/2010, Philips has introduced its Econova LED TV, a TV that has been awarded the European Green EV 2010-2011 by the European Imaging & Sound Association, designed to address concerns about the environment without compromising on performance. The 42-inch LED...