Philips archive

  • Philips Streamium MCi900   review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Philips Streamium MCi900 review

    By 18 November 2010

    The Philips Streamium MCi900 offers a huge range of features packed into a component style hi-fi system that promises to be “obsessed with sound”. Underlining the whole premise is a system that will ask you to part with £1000 of your hard earned...

  • Philips 19PFL3405   review
    Televisions 3 out of 5

    Philips 19PFL3405 review

    By 11 November 2010

    The LED craze is in full swing so it’s no surprise that the energy saving and super-slim tech has made its way down to the 19-inch size. Philips has been one of the most dedicated exponents of LED technology in the last few years, experimenting with...

  • Philips Pronto dead and buried
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    Philips Pronto dead and buried

    By 1 November 2010

    Philips has announced the closure of its Pronto remote control brand and business off-shoot, effective immediately. It had been in the market for a strategic partner or buyer for this branch of the organisation, but was unable to find any suitable party,...

  • The iPhone app that controls your house
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    The iPhone app that controls your house

    By 28 October 2010

    We've seen iPhone apps that let you play games, we've seen them that let you control your TV, we've even seen them that let you turn on your car; now Pocket-lint has been shown an iPhone app that will not only let you turn on your TV, but also turn on...

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

    Philips O'Neill The Stretch headphones review

    By 26 October 2010

    Philips has teamed up with surfing brand O'Neill to produce these slick-looking headphones. The collaboration hints at the target market for the headphones - young hipsters who want quality audio along with durability. The Stretch headphones also have...

  • Philips Econova TV focuses on the eco issue
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    Philips Econova TV focuses on the eco issue

    By 20 October 2010

    We should all face up to the fact that the manufacturing of pretty much all gadgets is going to have an impact on the environment - a negative impact at that. However, the majority of us just can't help but love a piece of high-tech gadgetry; so when...

  • 10 best laptop cases you'll find anywhere
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    10 best laptop cases you'll find anywhere

    By 27 September 2010

    Regardless of whether your personal, portable PC is for work or pleasure, it deserves protection from everyday bumps and scratches - and we've got ten tidy options that offer just that. Whether you want a fashionable cover, belt-and-braces protection...

  • Philips Airfryer - First Eat review
    Online 0 out of 5

    Philips Airfryer - First Eat review

    By 24 September 2010

    We have to admit we have a tough job. All those gadgets to check out and tell you whether they are any good or not? Well imagine our surprise when the only real way to test the new Philips AirFryer is to eat chocolate brownies and chips. I hope, dear...

  • Philips 40PFL7605   review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Philips 40PFL7605 review

    By 20 September 2010

    LCD TVs with souped-up LED backlights have propped-up the prices of flatscreen TVs this past year or so, but while brands such as Sharp and Toshiba slowly take LED tech down towards the entry-level, Philips has issued another reasonably high-end proposition...

  • Philips HDT8520   review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Philips HDT8520 review

    By 14 September 2010

    The age of the personal video recorder (PVR) dawned long ago, but the folk over at Freeview are only just catching-up. Freeview+ recorders - initially called Freeview Playback - have been around a while, but haven't sold too well. And certainly not as...

  • First look: Philips SensoTouch 3D review
    Gadgets 0 out of 5

    First look: Philips SensoTouch 3D review

    By 8 September 2010

    So you've bought a 3D television, you've got your 3D Blu-ray player, now all you need is your 3D electric shaver, no? The Philips SensoTouch 3D electric shaver plays on the idea that the blades offer a three dimension shaving experience and buy into...

  • First Look: Philips 3D Cinema 21:9 Platinum   review
    Home Cinema 0 out of 5

    First Look: Philips 3D Cinema 21:9 Platinum review

    By 7 September 2010

    Over a year on, and Philips has launched the second version of its impressive 21:9 Cinema television at IFA 2010. Pocket-lint was on hand to have a look at the new model, and more importantly to see how it fares against the previous version. Should the...

  • Philips GoGear Connect MP3 player hands-on
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    Philips GoGear Connect MP3 player hands-on

    By 6 September 2010

    The Philips GoGear Connect is the latest MP3 player from Philips, and the latest to sport the Android OS as more and more MP3 players look to offer more than just folder navigation. The Philips GoGear Connect MP3 player is an Android powered device that...

  • Philips looking at colour LED backlit technology
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    Philips looking at colour LED backlit technology

    By 3 September 2010

    Philips has told Pocket-lint that it is looking into adopting colour backlit LED technology in its televisions. At a deep-dive television session on the company's stand at IFA 2010 (where do the marketing people get these terms) Danny Tack, the company's...

  • 3D TV without glasses shows it's ready for primetime
    Home Cinema

    3D TV without glasses shows it's ready for primetime

    By 3 September 2010

    While 3D television with glasses is here, in our living rooms, and getting the big shout at IFA in Berlin, a handful of companies are already showing off the 3D televisions of tomorrow. They might not be household names in the UK and US, but Vestel, the...

  • Movies on the go: Philips PicoPix pico projector range
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    Movies on the go: Philips PicoPix pico projector range

    By 3 September 2010

    It's all well and good carrying around the latest films on some kind of whizzy PMP, but what happens when you want to share the love with a group of friends? Well, it looks as though we may have the answer as Sagemcom has just announced a new range of...

  • Philips Streamium Wireless Micro Hifi system streams in
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    Philips Streamium Wireless Micro Hifi system streams in

    By 3 September 2010

    IFA 2010, this year, has all been about tablets and 3D equipment. But there is plenty of other kit out there being shown off, you just have to look that little bit harder. One device that doesn't fall into either of those two categories, that still managed...

  • Philips SensoTouch 3D shaver follows TVs with 3D performance
    Gadgets

    Philips SensoTouch 3D shaver follows TVs with 3D performance

    By 3 September 2010

    We've had 3D televisions, but now Philips is launching a 3D electric shaver, the company has confirmed, promising the uncut scruffy men of this world the "best shave yet". In amongst the company's new televisions, MP3 players and iPad speaker docks, Philips...

  • Philips 3D 21:9 Cinema TV: extra wide television goes three dimensional
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    Philips 3D 21:9 Cinema TV: extra wide television goes three dimensional

    By 3 September 2010

    It's been over a year in the making, but Philips has used its IFA 2010 press conference to announce that it will be bringing a 3D version of its ultra-wide 21:9 Cinema television to the market, for the likes of you and I to buy.  Philips has been showing...

  • Philips O'Neill headphones for the hip amongst us
    Audio

    Philips O'Neill headphones for the hip amongst us

    By 2 September 2010

    Philips is to take an edgier approach to its headphones offering with the announcement at IFA 2010 that it has teamed up with O'Neill the surfing and boarding company, to launch a range of headphones. The new "premium line" headphones will be joint...

  • Philips Fluid: Sexy, skinny, but with curves
    Phones

    Philips Fluid: Sexy, skinny, but with curves

    By 26 August 2010

    We love a concept phone design here at Pocket-lint, and the latest to grab our attention is this absolute beauty designed by Brazilian Dinard da Mata. Now, it's not the first time we've seen a bendy OLED phone concept, but da Mata's design includes a...

  • Philips 21:9 "Tell It Your Way" final: Cast your vote
    Home Cinema

    Philips 21:9 "Tell It Your Way" final: Cast your vote

    By 24 August 2010

    Philips' 21:9 inspired short film competition, "Tell It Your Way", has reached the public voting stage - so now is your chance to have your say on what director deserves his or her chance to spend a week working at Sir Ridley Scott's offices in London,...

  • Best internet radios on the planet
    Online

    Best internet radios on the planet

    By 24 August 2010

    The age of internet radio is now most definitely upon us, opening up a whole world of international broadcasts. Whether you want to follow political debates from around the globe, enjoy obscure jazz compositions from South America or endure terrifying...

  • Philips GoGear Connect MP3 Player on sale, can someone please let Philips know
    Audio

    Philips GoGear Connect MP3 Player on sale, can someone please let Philips know

    By 20 August 2010

    The Philip's Android MP3 player we first heard about back in February has, if you believe Argos, arrived in the UK. The Philips GoGear MP3 player is an Android powered device that will come with a 3.2-inch screen and Google powered innards. The MP3 player...

  • Philips SHN6000 headphones   review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Philips SHN6000 headphones review

    By 19 August 2010

    Philips have stepped into the world of noise cancellation with the SHN6000 headphones, a set designed specifically for your iPod. But will they blissfully cut out the world around you so you can enjoy your tunes in peace? Or are too many compromises made...