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Philips Fidelio E5 review
4 out of 5

Philips Fidelio E5 review

By 14 October 2014

The Philips Fidelio E5 is like the Transformer of home cinema. A solution that works as a compact 2.1 stereo system and can easily convert into a 5.1 surround system for when you want it. Aimed at those short on space, it negates the need for multiple... >>

Philips LivingColors Iris review
4 out of 5

Philips LivingColors Iris review

By 14 October 2014

As the Philips Hue - the intelligent lighting setup that you can control via your smartphone - continues to grow, there are more product options for providing the light. The Iris is yet another one of those options but it also has the benefit of working... >>

Smart lighting solutions: Here are nine options to choose from

Smart lighting solutions: Here are nine options to choose from

By 11 October 2014

Having a smart home isn't just about clever appliances or smartphone-controlled heating, there are also robotic vacuum cleaners, Bluetooth-enabled showerheads and music-playing mirrors available. However, and perhaps more importantly, you can also get... >>

Move over iBeacon, Philips GPS-like lights pinpoint you indoors to within a 1m

Move over iBeacon, Philips GPS-like lights pinpoint you indoors to within a 1m

By 30 September 2014

Philips has created a new intelligent lighting system that will let users and retailers pinpoint customers' exact location indoors. The new technology will use lights, a phone camera, and dedicated software that can easily be built into any app, in order... >>

Philips LED carpet lights your way, then disappears just as quick

Philips LED carpet lights your way, then disappears just as quick

By 30 September 2014

Philips, keen to put lights everywhere, has created a new carpet that will be able to deliver information thanks to LEDs that are built into the fabric and then disappear as if the message never existed.  The new carpet, designed in collaboration with... >>

How to get a smart home: Seven products to get you started

How to get a smart home: Seven products to get you started

By 23 September 2014

The idea of a smarter home is becoming more desirable, whether it's to help reduce your energy bills or just because you want to be able to control certain factors from the comfort of your sofa, using your smartphone or tablet. If you want a smarthome... >>

Philips Fidelio M2L headphones connect to iPhone and iPad via Lightning connector for 24-bit DAC sound

Philips Fidelio M2L headphones connect to iPhone and iPad via Lightning connector for 24-bit DAC sound

By 10 September 2014

Philips is making the bold claim that its Fidelio M2L headphones are the first on the market that can connect to an Apple iPhone or iPod via the Lightning connector. For this reason they're able to deliver high-quality 24-bit Digital to Analogue Conversion... >>

Saeco GranBaristo Avanti: The app-controlled coffee maker that makes a perfect cup every time

Saeco GranBaristo Avanti: The app-controlled coffee maker that makes a perfect cup every time

By 6 September 2014

Amongst all the TVs, phones, tablets and other gadgets at IFA 2014 in Berlin, it might come as a surprise to learn that one of our favourite products we saw during the show is a coffee maker. However, the Saeco GranBaristo Avanti is no mere Nespresso... >>

Philips TV powered by Android: Why these could be the smartest 4K UHD TVs yet

Philips TV powered by Android: Why these could be the smartest 4K UHD TVs yet

By 6 September 2014

There have been multiple Smart TVs in the past, some of which much smarter than others, but none have really convinced us to forego our Apple TVs, Roku boxes or games consoles. They are great for people who prefer to have a tidier AV cabinet (or no cabinet... >>

Philips Hue Beyond hands-on: App-controlled lighting goes up a level

Philips Hue Beyond hands-on: App-controlled lighting goes up a level

By 4 September 2014

Philips' Hue lighting system has been phenomenally successful and has expanded greatly since the first app-controlled colour-changing bulbs were released. And the latest addition to the Hue family takes the concept on a stage or two further, with multiple... >>