Philips archive

  • Dual-view gaming with Philips 2012 TV line-up
    Home Cinema

    Dual-view gaming with Philips 2012 TV line-up

    By 17 February 2012

    Philips has gone TV launch crazy this week, detailing its brand spanking new 2012 range in one go. The pick of the bunch are the Philips 6000 and 7000 series (PFL6007 and PFL7007) that pack - among a wealth of other tech - dual-view, full-screen, two-player...

  • Philips and BASF develop OLED panel car sunroof
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    Philips and BASF develop OLED panel car sunroof

    By 20 January 2012

    Consumer electronics and technology firm Philips has teamed up with chemical specialist BASF to develop OLED panels that can be used in future cars for automatic sunroofs. The hexagonal panels are transparent when switched off, allowing for a clear view...

  • Philips Made for Android headphones coming for spring (pictures)
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    Philips Made for Android headphones coming for spring (pictures)

    By 18 January 2012

    Although it's been beaten to the punch as the first manufacturer to release Android-specific headphones (by Klipsch), Philips is, to our knowledge, the first to offer an entire range of, what it calls, Made for Android headsets. The range includes two...

  • Philips 46PFL9706 review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Philips 46PFL9706 review

    By 18 January 2012

    Is your living room ready for an insect invasion? Hugely expensive and boasting some unique tech, the headline act on this 46-inch 3D LED backlit LCD TV from Philips’ 9000 Series is undoubtedly its Moth Eye filter. The whatnow? The Moth Eye - a reflection-dampening...

  • Philips to debut made for Android music devices at CES
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    Philips to debut made for Android music devices at CES

    By 9 January 2012

    Philips is to debut a new set of Android specific accessories at this year's CES including headsets, Wi-Fi powered multimedia players and even protective cases. The company is aiming to be the first ever to offer proper made for Android accessories, as...

  • Philips 42PFL7666 review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Philips 42PFL7666 review

    By 19 December 2011

    Active shutter or passive 3D? Expensive glasses and awesome detail, or cheap glasses and a slightly softer image? Can't make up your mind? Don’t worry, neither can Philips, which is why its forever delayed 2011 crop of 3D TVs are divided between the...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 11: Win a Philips 32-inch 7000 series TV
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 11: Win a Philips 32-inch 7000 series TV

    By 16 December 2011

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Philips to bring you the chance of winning a Philips 32-inch 7000 series TV as part of our Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular. Enjoy fantastic pictures, sound and Ambilight on the Philips 32PFL7605 TV. The 32PFL7605 offers a formidable...

  • Philips 50PFL7956T Cinema 21:9 Gold review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Philips 50PFL7956T Cinema 21:9 Gold review

    By 2 December 2011

    It’s nearly three years down the line and Philips is still the only major TV manufacturer selling panels as the cinema intended. The original Philips Cinema 21:9 was a hit, if a rather pricey one. The second added 3D and won itself Best TV at the Pocket-lint...

  • Best home entertainment device 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards
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    Best home entertainment device 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

    By 25 November 2011

    Home entertainment can mean a few different things as our nominees for the best home entertainment device 2011 reveal. We’re talking audio, video, radio; amp, dock, set-top box and even games console too - and that makes for an incredibly competitive...

  • Pocket-lint Awards 2011: Time is running out to cast your vote
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Awards 2011: Time is running out to cast your vote

    By 25 November 2011

    It's the awards show that everybody is talking about. Apparently Angelina is going to be wearing Dior and Brad's tux is a Hugo Boss vintage number. Not Jolie or Pitt you understand - Angelina and Brad who work in the bookies near Pocket-lint Towers. They...

  • Best looking home cinema kit in the world. Ever.
    Home Cinema

    Best looking home cinema kit in the world. Ever.

    By 18 November 2011

    Phones spend most of their time in your pocket, cameras in some bag. If you really want the world to know what a great eye you have, then it’s home cinema where you need to spend the bucks on good looking technology. So, that’s exactly where we’re...

  • Philips Fidelio AS851 review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Philips Fidelio AS851 review

    By 17 November 2011

    If you were to head to the shops to buy an iPhone dock you would be spoilt for choice. There aren’t just dozens, there are hundreds, nay thousands to chose from. They range from pocket options, full blown speaker systems, to ones that even look like...

  • 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Voting goes live
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    8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Voting goes live

    By 15 November 2011

    Voting for the 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards has now gone live, giving you the chance to say which gadgets you think should be crowned top for 2011. As you will see over on the voting page, each of the 10 categories has five products that have been...

  • 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Nominations announced
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    8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2011: Nominations announced

    By 14 November 2011

    Picking the best of the best is never an easy job, but after much deliberation and debate, the Pocket-lint team has whittled down and weeded out the best gadgets and tech from the past year. That means we now have a definitive shortlist for the Pocket-lint...

  • Philips Xelsis Digital ID: A fingerprint away from the perfect cuppa
    Gadgets

    Philips Xelsis Digital ID: A fingerprint away from the perfect cuppa

    By 14 November 2011

    Waking up is always a bit of a chore, however one thing that can make the whole getting-up-and-facing-the-day routine a little less arduous is the morning cup of tea or coffee. Clearly you never want to rush the making of a cup of tea, however coffee...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #54 - IFA Special
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #54 - IFA Special

    By 3 September 2011

    A special edition 15-minute podcast comes straight from the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, where four of the Linters take time out from their punishing hands-on and briefing schedules to chew the cud over the products unveiled over the last...

  • Philips Android docks pictures and hands-on
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    Philips Android docks pictures and hands-on

    By 1 September 2011

    It was with some cheer that Philips launched its first Android docks at IFA 2011. A wider recognition that there are Android users out there who want products specially designed for them is obviously much needed in the broader sense. However, there was...

  • Philips goes Gingerbread with the GoGear Connect 3, we go hands-on
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    Philips goes Gingerbread with the GoGear Connect 3, we go hands-on

    By 1 September 2011

    The Philips GoGear Connect 3 is more the tiny tablet than an MP3-player. Announced by the Royal Dutch at IFA 2011, it's the next generation in the company's Android-running personal devices and this time it comes with Gingerbread with the thinnest of...

  • Philips Cinema 21:9 goes Platinum
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    Philips Cinema 21:9 goes Platinum

    By 1 September 2011

    As each year goes by, the Philips 21:9 gets more and more of the 9000 series TVs thrown into it. This year at IFA 2011, the top end 21:9 has gone Platinum and so continues to justify/not-justify its rather heavy £4,000 price tag. While it becomes equal...

  • Philips takes Fidelio straight to your ears with the L1 headphones
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    Philips takes Fidelio straight to your ears with the L1 headphones

    By 1 September 2011

    Not content with success in the docking space, Philips has brought the Fidelio brand to personal audio with the announcement of the Philips Fidelio L1 headphones at IFA 2011. These semi-open backed, high-end, on-ear headphones - priced somewhere in the...

  • Philips DesignLine TV range brings a touch of glass to your living room
    Home Cinema

    Philips DesignLine TV range brings a touch of glass to your living room

    By 1 September 2011

    Philips has launched its DesignLine, a new range of LED TVs, which may appeal to the style-conscious amongst you as "the range embodies the philosophy that home entertainment devices should integrate into the living environment rather than impose upon...

  • Philips claims the fastest LED TVs in the world
    Home Cinema

    Philips claims the fastest LED TVs in the world

    By 1 September 2011

    The annual update to the Philips line of top TVs has arrived at IFA 2011, with the headline claim this year that they're the fastest LED TVs on the planet. The top of the pile, 46-inch 9000 series boasts refresh rates of 1200Hz, thanks to the company's...

  • Philips Fidelio finally goes Android
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    Philips Fidelio finally goes Android

    By 1 September 2011

    Philips has done what many Android-using audio fans have been hoping for, and brought out a set of Fidelio docks specially designed to fit smartphones and tablets running Google's mobile OS. There are three to choose as part of this new arm of the high-end...

  • Philips O'Neill The Stretch SHO9565BK review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Philips O'Neill The Stretch SHO9565BK review

    By 24 August 2011

    We reviewed Philips' previous colloboration with surf brand O'Neill last year, giving the first version of The Stretch headphones a well-deserved four our of five stars. When we heard that there was a new version in town, once again featuring the handy...

  • Philips Fidelio DS7700 review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Philips Fidelio DS7700 review

    By 15 August 2011

    We've seen plenty of iPod speakers at Pocket-lint towers from affordable products like the Memorex PurePlay through to high-end speakers like the B&W Zeppelin Air, but we're gradually starting to see more iPad docks emerging as well. Designed specifically...