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Philips announces complete range of Hue outdoor lighting
Philips announces complete range of Hue outdoor lighting By Max Langridge

As promised earlier this year, Phillips has announced a complete range of Hue outdoor lighting that works in the exact same way as its popular indoor series.... Read more

Philips speaks out: Hue Bridge will unlock features you won't get from the Echo Plus
Philips speaks out: Hue Bridge will unlock features you won't get from the Echo Plus By Chris Hall

Amazon announced the Echo Plus at an intimate event in its Seattle headquarters today, evolving the successful voice-controlled speaker into something... Read more

Lifx goes after Philips by adding HomeKit support to its smart lights
Lifx goes after Philips by adding HomeKit support to its smart lights By Elyse Betters

"Siri, turn off my Lifx light."When it comes to smart lighting, you probably think of Philips first, but there are other options, such as Lifx. It makes... Read more

Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Smart wants to make oral care sexy with connected toothbrush
Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Smart wants to make oral care sexy with connected toothbrush By Chris Hall

Philips is preparing to supercharge your oral care with the launch of a new connected toothbrush, the Sonicare DiamondClean Smart.Revealing the new electric... Read more

Ikea goes after Philips Hue with own budget smart lighting collection
Ikea goes after Philips Hue with own budget smart lighting collection By Elyse Betters

Ikea just introduced a "Smart Lighting" collection.The range, which will arrive in UK stores in April, includes energy-efficient LED bulbs, as well as... Read more

Hive takes on Philips Hue with colour changing light bulbs
Hive takes on Philips Hue with colour changing light bulbs By Max Langridge

Hive, the smarthome subsidiary of British Gas, launched its first Active Lights back in June, instantly making it a major smarthome player. The ability... Read more

Osram's Lightify is Philips Hue's biggest competitor yet: Here is everything you need to know
Osram's Lightify is Philips Hue's biggest competitor yet: Here is everything you need to know By Britta O'Boyle

Osram isn't a new player to the lighting market by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, the German company has been established for around 100 years... Read more

All episodes of Syfy's 12 Monkeys TV remake will sync with Philips Hue lights
All episodes of Syfy's 12 Monkeys TV remake will sync with Philips Hue lights By Elyse Betters

The television remake of 12 Monkeys just got even more awesome, thanks to Philips Hue.The new Syfy series, which is based on the 1995 time-traveling film... Read more

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 Stuart Miles

Philips has created a new intelligent lighting system that will let users and retailers pinpoint customers' exact location indoors.The new technology will... Read more

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

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... Read more

Philips Avance Airfryer XL makes cooking fat free chips even easier
Philips Avance Airfryer XL makes cooking fat free chips even easier By Rik Henderson

Philips has launched a new model of its successful Airfryer kitchen appliance, which can fry food using very little oil.The Philips Avance Airfryer XL... Read more