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Philips TVs first to declare love for Spotify Connect, TP Vision first manufacturer to include it

Philips TVs first to declare love for Spotify Connect, TP Vision first manufacturer to include it

By 27 August 2014

TP Vision has announced ahead of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin that its Philips TVs powered by Android will feature Spotify Connect support. It claims to be the first manufacturer to bring the service to Smart TVs, so users can stream... >>

IFA 2014: All the devices and gadgets we expect to see

IFA 2014: All the devices and gadgets we expect to see

By 27 August 2014

IFA is very nearly upon us. Companies use the annual trade fair to showcase new product launches, including everything from televisions to smartphones. It's also where the world's tech giants prepare to do battle: innovations are unveiled and cards are... >>

Philips 7800 Series 55-inch 4K TV review
3.5 out of 5

Philips 7800 Series 55-inch 4K TV review

By 12 August 2014

We knew that the price of 4K TVs would continue to drop, but the Philips 55PUS7089 makes it look like the market has crashed in through the roof. A 55-inch Ultra-HD telly for under £1,500 sounds like a right bargain - one that's perhaps too good to be... >>

The future of lighting: Get ready for light switch free houses, pro-active lighting, and more natural colour

The future of lighting: Get ready for light switch free houses, pro-active lighting, and more natural colour

By 8 August 2014

The chances are you have energy efficient lights in your house. If you consider yourself cutting edge you might have LED bulbs, but for most people, the idea that their lightbulb could help protect them, entertain them, lift their mood or even be controlled... >>

Five smart lighting solutions

Five smart lighting solutions

By 8 August 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... >>

Philips Hue Tap review
4 out of 5

Philips Hue Tap review

By 5 August 2014

The Philips Hue lighting system is expanding at a fast rate, but having to get your phone out of your pocket (or even in some cases just finding it) to control your lights can be a pain. Understanding this Philips has created the Hue Tap, a wireless light... >>

GE's new Link bulbs and Wink app are like Philips Hue - but much cheaper

GE's new Link bulbs and Wink app are like Philips Hue - but much cheaper

By 30 June 2014

The Philips Hue wireless lighting system is undoubtedly cool, but do you know what's probably cooler? A cheaper version from GE. GE has unveiled a new product called Link. It's a connected LED lightbulb that you can remotely control from anywhere and... >>

Philips Ambilight with Hue lights up the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern

Philips Ambilight with Hue lights up the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern

By 19 June 2014

Philips has been showing off its Ambilight Hue integration at the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern on Thursday showing us how when you combine the two together you can light up your entire room with light that matches what's on the screen. Ambilight, which has... >>

Best soundbars 2014: Boost your TV audio with these one-box solutions

Best soundbars 2014: Boost your TV audio with these one-box solutions

By 19 June 2014

Looking for a soundbar to boost your TV audio and want a single-box solution without the fuss of a receiver and a million different wires? Then you've come to the right place in our soundbar and speaker base round-up. Over the past weeks we've been bringing... >>

A week in reviews: 19 - 23 May

A week in reviews: 19 - 23 May

By 24 May 2014

Ever the varied week, it's a mixture of all kinds of goodies on Pocket-lint this week, headed by the surprise announcement from Microsoft that the Surface 3 is a larger format device than its predecessor. And while that might boggle the mind, you should... >>