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Philips launches green TV in Europe with sweet solar remote

Philips launches green TV in Europe with sweet solar remote

The TV market is turning into a bit of a commodity market these days with everyone offering up sets that have very similar features and often use the same exact screens. All you get that is different on some sets is the brand name. Philips has unveiled a new green TV for Europe that is a bit boring called the Econova LED TV with a 42-inch screen.

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Philips Home Control DUAL Hides the QWERTY Keyboard on the Bottom

Philips Home Control DUAL Hides the QWERTY Keyboard on the Bottom

If you don't think gesture control is the revolution for your living room, and want something a bit more traditional, but still adds that flair of the future you're so eagerly anticipating, then Philips might be the safer way to go. At least, as far as concept designs go, anyway. Their new Home Control DUAL remote control proves that all sides, the essential ones, anyway, can be utilized to the best of their ability, and make your next remote all the more useful.

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Philips MCD900 and MCi900 Announced, Featuring SoundSphere Systems

Philips MCD900 and MCi900 Announced, Featuring SoundSphere Systems

There's nothing slowing down the in-home audio equipment movement, that's for sure. With two brand new units unveiled by Philips today, the MCD900 and MCi900 wager that they pack enough features within their sleek frames, and will capture your eye with their stylish curves, that they'll be the next units you drop your hard earned cash on. Of course, in the market you've got to be pretty fierce and option up plenty of specifications and features to make anyone interested in your announcement. Thankfully, Philips has us covered.

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Philips Fidelio iPad speaker dock

Philips Fidelio iPad speaker dock

It's not exactly a stretch: the iPad has the same dock connector as the iPhone and iPod, so why not make a speaker-dock that will accept Apple's slate as well as its smaller PMPs?  That's what Philips has done with the Fidelio [PDF link], a stereo speaker dock that takes the iPad not just the smaller models, and also packs Bluetooth so the music can continue even when the tablet isn't in place.

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Philips 3D Cinema 21:9 Platinum live at IFA 2010, plus NetTV & flagship BDP-9600 Blu-ray deck

Philips 3D Cinema 21:9 Platinum live at IFA 2010, plus NetTV & flagship BDP-9600 Blu-ray deck

Philips' Android PMP was eye-catching in its own special way, but it couldn't hold a candle to the company's latest 3D Cinema 21:9 Platinum LCD HDTV.  As the name suggests, it's Philips' Cinema 21:9 HDTV with an added shot of 3D alongside Ambilight.  Meanwhile there are also the new NetTV IP-connected sets, Blu-ray boxes and speaker systems.

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Philips GoGear Connect hands-on [Video]

Philips GoGear Connect hands-on [Video]

Philips' GoGear Connect PMP was meant to make its debut here at IFA 2010, but the company took the wraps off a few days early after leaks. We grabbed hands-on time with the Android-based media player today, and - after a somewhat glitchy start - found it's actually a decent attempt to twist Google's OS into a more narrow focus of device. Check out our first impressions and some video after the cut.

Video demo after the cut

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Philips GoGear Connect Android PMP gets official

Philips GoGear Connect Android PMP gets official

Philips has officially confirmed that the GoGear Connect Android-based PMP will be making its official debut at IFA 2010 this week.  The 3.2-inch touchscreen media player has WiFi, a camera and access to the Android Market, but Philips has also included its FullSound DSP to boost audio quality.

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iPad takes on Philips LivingColors for mood lighting crown [Video]

iPad takes on Philips LivingColors for mood lighting crown [Video]

Chalk up another success to the iPad: while pundits are busy asking whether the Apple tablet is a "netbook killer", it's quietly taking on Philips' LivingColors LED lamps instead.  Dofl Yun had to choose between the LEDs or an iPad, and plumped for the latter, whipping up a custom lighting system that's apparently as alluring as catnip to his feline friend.

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Philips OLED MirrorWall available for purchase, if you are loaded

Philips OLED MirrorWall available for purchase, if you are loaded

The number of uses that can be found for OLED items is impressive. OLED tech is used in screens for smartphones and other devices as well as lighting. One of the most interesting, and expensive uses for OLED tech has to be the slick MirrorWall by Philips.

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Philips GoGear Connect Android 2.1 PMP/PND

Philips GoGear Connect Android 2.1 PMP/PND

Philips have revealed their plans to take on the PMP and PND markets in one fell swoop, with the upcoming Philips GoGear Connect.  An Android 2.1 based device, with a touchscreen and trackball, the GoGear Connect will not have integrated cellular connectivity - it won't replace your smartphone - but it will be able to tether via Bluetooth or hook up to a WiFi hotspot.

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Philips LivingColors Gen.2 LED lamp review

Philips LivingColors Gen.2 LED lamp review

Home lighting isn't something you'll regularly find on the SlashGear frontpage, but when that lighting is capable of thousands of colors and comes with a remote control, that's when the geeks start paying attention. Philips' LivingColors range has been around for a few years now, but the Generation 2 models promise 50-percent more light for an altogether more usable lamp. Check out our full review plus a video demo after the cut.

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Philips unveils updated Pronto software for home automation and new control modules

Philips unveils updated Pronto software for home automation and new control modules

I love the idea of home automation. To be able to control the lights and upstairs thermostat in my home from my bedroom would be a cool thing. Philips makes a line of Pronto devices that provides control of automated systems within a home. Philips has announced new updated software at CES that makes that control two-way and more robust.

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