Neowin News Feed for: Philips Neowin News Feed for: Philips en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Save up to 43% off Philips Hue lighting on Amazon UK <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today and for the next week, you can save up to 43% off on a Philips Hue Starter Kit which includes three bulbs and the Bridge. Amazon is also running some other Philips Hue related deals. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 19 Feb 2021 12:36:42 +0000 Hue Sync now available for Windows and macOS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hot on the heels of the new Hue app, Hue Sync creates an immersive experience by letting you synchronize colors and light effects with just about anything that&#039;s playing on your PC or Mac. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Saumitra Bhagwat) Fri, 01 Jun 2018 06:02:01 +0000 Philips Hue app updated to version 3.0 with revamped UI and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After promising an updating at CES earlier this year, Philips is now rolling it out to users on Android. The update brings a completely new interface, new shortcuts and 30 new scenes to the app. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Tue, 29 May 2018 14:34:01 +0000 IFA 2015 GPC welcomes Microsoft, Android on the rise, Internet Of Things is the future <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>IFA Global Press Conference is over for another year and this year&#039;s event had some common trends: Microsoft will finally exhibit at IFA, Android is on the rise and Internet of Things is the future. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Nirave Gondhia) Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:08:01 +0000 Philips drops patent dispute with Nintendo after reaching cross-licensing deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a dispute that goes back years with Nintendo allegedly infringing on technology patented by Philips for a &quot;virtual body control device&quot; the two companies have now reached an agreement. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 03 Dec 2014 12:42:01 +0000 Alibaba and Philips team up to make the 1440p Philips i966 smartphone <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Alibaba, also known as the &quot;Amazon&quot; or &quot;eBay of China,&quot; has teamed up with Philips to create their flagship YunOS-powered smartphone, which has some pretty interesting specs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Johns) Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:16:01 +0000 Philips Fidelio X2 headphones review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Released in early 2013 the Fidelio X1 offered excellent sonic performance with outstanding build quality. Let&#039;s find out if the X2 lives up to the name and how it compares to the competition. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Robbie Khan) Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:48:01 +0000 Philips unveils a smartphone with a bigger battery than some tablets <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2093845933philips.png" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;ve had enough of recharging your smartphone all the time, Philips may have the phone you need, featuring a huge 5300mAh battery, offering up to 66 days&#039; standby and 33 hours of talk-time. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:08:14 +0000 Smart-bulb competition lights up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>LG Electronics&#039; recently announced Smart Lamp, Philips&#039; Hue, and the LuMini TL100. All three offer a way to control their bulbs via a smartphone, but their abilities and technical procedures vary. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dmitry Dolinsky) Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:57:59 +0000 Philips, LG, Samsung, others slapped with $1.92 billion in fines by EU <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1916286341eu.jpg" alt="" /></div>After investigation the EU has imposed a record breaking fine on 5 electronics companies including Philips, LG and Samsung that worked together to fix prices and share TV and computer monitor markets. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:59:04 +0000 HP tops Greenpeace electronics rankings <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/888915901h.jpg" alt="" /></div>In Greenpeace&#039;s latest Guide to Greener Electronics, HP jumps three spots to take the top ranking for November 2011. Other gainers include Dell and Apple, while RIM debuts at the bottom spot. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Nathan Tsui) Mon, 14 Nov 2011 02:03:11 +0000 Philips and Lite-on announce $199 Blu-ray drive for the PC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If price is the battleground where the war between Blu-ray and HD DVD will be fought, then Philips and Lite-On Digital Solutions fired a new salvo on Tuesday, with the announcement of a $199 drive.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Nov 2007 19:09:18 +0000 Philips Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Compact Disc <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Tomorrow will the be the day exactly 25 years ago, on August 17, 1982, when Royal Philips Electronics manufactured the world's first compact disc (CD) at a Philips factory in Langenhagen, just outside of Hanover,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 16 Aug 2007 19:03:36 +0000 Sony, Philips Unveil Flexible OLED Displays <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Two of the world's biggest flat-panel display makers, Sony Corporation and LG.Philips LCD Company Limited, unveiled flexible full-color displays at a display industry show in California this week. Sony took the wraps off its prototype... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 25 May 2007 19:59:55 +0000 Philips Offers Mobile Phone With AAA Battery Backup <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Royal Philips Electronics has introduced the Xenium NRG, a mobile phone that uses a single standard-sized AAA battery as a backup for an extra three hours of talk time when the main battery dies, which... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 29 Mar 2007 23:40:54 +0000 Philips Announces 50GB PC Blu-Ray Burner <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Where are the HD-DVD PC drives? Today, Phillips has announced a new Blu-ray optical drive and media, providing up to 50GB of storage on a single disc. This is a considerable amount more than... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 06 Jun 2006 19:51:07 +0000 Philips Attempts to Patent Advertisement Enforcing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If Philips has their way you may not be skipping through TV commercialsmuch longer. In fact, you might not even be able to change the channel on yourTV during a commercial. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 19 Apr 2006 16:56:08 +0000 Philips Launch Tabletop Entertainment Device <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Philips, best know for lightbulbs and electric razors, are launching a 'traditional' boardgame device with some very modern touches - a 30&quot; touch screen LCD, to be precise. Designed... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 04 Jan 2006 14:34:19 +0000 Philips Pioneers Long-Lasting LED Streetlamps <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Philips has put up the first streetlamps that use light-emitting diodes (LEDs), which last four times longer than normal street lighting, the Dutch electronics group said on Friday. With 50,000 light hours, LED lamps do... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 15 Jul 2005 16:06:23 +0000 Philips Develops Platform for $20 Cell Phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cheap mobile phones--possibly costing $20 or less--are the goal of a new hardware and software platform currently under development by Philips Electronics. The move is part of an initiative announced this week by the Dutch... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 01 Jul 2005 22:17:17 +0000 Philips, Microsoft Seal Software Deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft announced today that Philips Electronics has agreed to use its software for playing digital audio and video on its semiconductors and consumer electronics products. Analysts called the deal a significant win for Microsoft. Under... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 12 May 2005 17:34:11 +0000 Philips Finds New Material for Future Memory Chips <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dutch Philips Electronics said on Wednesday its researchers have come up with a new material to integrate memory in very advanced semiconductors featuring very thin circuits. The new material needs only a tiny voltage to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 17 Mar 2005 09:53:57 +0000 Philips Unveils World's First Blu-Ray Optical Drive <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>New Drive from Philps Can Play CDs, DVDs, BDs. Royal Philips Electronics Tuesday said it would showcase the world's first commercial optical drive that can play compact discs, digital video discs and blu-ray discs at... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 04 Jan 2005 17:09:43 +0000 Dell Gets $700M Deal From Royal Philips <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dell Inc. said Thursday that it has won a $700 million, 5-year contract to provide computers and services for Royal Philips Electronics. Dell said it will supply desktop and notebook computers for 75,000 workstations in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 03 Dec 2004 17:48:36 +0000 Philips Electronics resumes marketing PCs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After an absence of a decade, Philips Electronics is making personal computers again, the company said yesterday. The Netherlands-based electronics conglomerate, which abandoned the PC business in the early 1990s after suffering big losses, quietly... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 28 Nov 2004 04:00:11 +0000 Philips Launches World's Fastest DVD Burner <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Remember the old CD burner wars. When 4x was the top dog. It's back again, but this the CD burner war is the DVD burner war. Philips announced that they have created... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 22 Jun 2004 14:39:16 +0000 Philips 3-D Display Uses Patented Lens Technology <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At this year's Society for Information Displays (SID) conference Royal Philips Electronics is showcasing multi-view 3-D display technology for video entertainment -- including gaming, automotive display and mobile applications -- that allows consumers to enjoy... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 20 May 2004 22:48:00 +0000 HP, Philips Develop DRM for DVDs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Industry heavyweights Hewlett-Packard and Koninklijke Philips Electronics are joining forces to develop new copy protection technology for DVD optical discs, the companies have announced. The two companies have agreed to jointly develop technology that will... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 03 Mar 2004 09:52:23 +0000 Philips, MediaTek expect to offer dual-layer DVD+R solution <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Both Netherlands-based Philips Semiconductors and Taiwan-based MediaTek expect to begin offering solutions for dual-layer DVD+R technology in the second quarter of this year at the earliest, according to sources. Philips expects to begin offering downloadable... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 19 Feb 2004 11:05:44 +0000 Philips Creates Foldable Screens for E-Newspapers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dutch firm Philips Electronics said on Monday it was preparing to mass-produce a slim, book-sized display panel onto which consumers could download newspapers and magazines -- then roll up and put away. The 5-inch display,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 26 Jan 2004 19:43:55 +0000 Philips launches next-generation MPEG-2 codec for DVD <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Royal Philips Electronics has launched the Nexperia PNX7200, a single-chip MPEG-2 codec for DVD recording applications. The Nexperia PNX7200 enables a low system-cost solution, reducing bill of material (BoM) costs by up to 30%, according... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 02 Dec 2003 08:28:37 +0000 Philips Soundcard Drivers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Philips Multimedia has released new WHQL certified (except Windows 2000) for their 70x series of soundcards. These new ones are currently only available in english and support the following cards: Acoustic Edge Seismic Edge... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 04 Jul 2002 08:30:59 +0000 Philips Shows off Easier LCDs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Paint-on technology could lead to thinner, cheaper displays appearing on phones, clothes, and even flower vases. LCDs could become cheaper, thinner, lighter, and more flexible with a paint-on LCD-making technology being developed... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Darren Bolton) Thu, 02 May 2002 14:02:24 +0000 Beta drivers Philips Acoustic Edge PSC703, PCS705, PSC706 (v1.86) <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks very much Denus! If you got a &quot; Philips Acoustic Edge PSC703, PCS705, PSC706&quot; then i got news for you : theres new beta drivers available. &quot;Version 1.86 ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 15 Apr 2002 20:05:59 +0000 Philips moves to put 'poison' label on protected audio CDs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Netherlands giant Philips Electronics has lobbed a grenade into the audio copy protection arena by insisting that that CDs including anti-copying technology should bear what is effectively a plague warning. They should in Philips' view... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 19 Jan 2002 05:39:36 +0000