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Philips announce PicoPix 2480 pico projector

Philips announce PicoPix 2480 pico projector

While some are actively working on putting mini projectors in a phone, you can still rush out and buy a pico projector if you’re filled with such a desire. Philips has today announced that they’re launching a new pico projector in its range, the PPX2480. You’ll find the same features that you can expect from other projectors in the range, although it looks like Philips will be aiming this at the top end of its line.

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You can buy a 20-year light bulb for as low as $25

You can buy a 20-year light bulb for as low as $25

Perhaps in honor of Earth Day, you can now get one of Philips's incredible, seemingly infinite-lasting light bulbs for less than half of what you would have paid a week ago. The company said that in stores this week, the bulb will be available with a $10 instant rebate, making the price paid at the register $50 instead of $60. And in addition to that, consumers are eligible for another rebate of up to $25.

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Philips: Smart TV has 60% daily use rate

Philips: Smart TV has 60% daily use rate

Smart TV has long been seen as the technology that cried wolf: internet-enabled sets that, while promising the web on your big screen, have yet to deliver quite as slick an experience as on a tablet or notebook on your lap. Not so, Philips co-subsidiary TP Vision says. In fact, of their smart TV owners, over 60-percent supposedly use those smart TV features daily.

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Philips ErgoSensor Monitor scolds you for slouching

Philips ErgoSensor Monitor scolds you for slouching

Philips has launched a new display that tracks user-attention and can make posture suggestions - or even turn off completely - if the observer isn't ergonomically ideal. The ErgoSensor Monitor is a 24-inch 1920 x 1080 LCD with a 1,000:1 contrast ratio and integrated stereo speakers, but it's the ErgoSense system itself that's most interesting. It relies on an embedded sensor to give optimal viewing distance, ergonomic neck angle and a time break advice.

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Philips M100 internet security camera spied at FCC

Philips M100 internet security camera spied at FCC

I have zero need to monitor rooms in my house from afar. I wouldn't mind monitoring the front door so I can tell when the idiot UPS driver, who has some sort of aversion to ringing a bell, drops off packages. I'd rather a new laptop not sit in the elements all night thank you very much Mr. UPS Driver. This little Philips M100 Internet security camera that has surfaced that the FCC doesn't appear to be suited for outdoor use.

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Philips HMP2000 Review

Philips HMP2000 Review

Smart TV is gaining traction, but not everybody wants to upgrade every set in their house just to add native streaming support for Netflix and similar services. Philips believes it has the answer with the HMP2000, a compact Netflix adapter that also promises YouTube, Facebook and local media access for under £50 ($79). Is this the Roku rival we've been waiting for? Check out the full review after the cut.

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Philips HMP2000 hands-on

Philips HMP2000 hands-on

Philips only revealed its HMP2000 smart TV adapter this morning, and one of the compact Apple TV/Roku rivals is already sat under our TV. The palm-sized box really is as straightforward as Philips promised, predominantly because you don't have much in the way of choice: there are just three connections, for power, HDMI and an optional USB drive. More first impressions after the cut.

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Philips HMP2000 takes on Roku

Philips HMP2000 takes on Roku

Philips is taking on Apple TV, Roku and others with a smart TV set-top-box, the Philips HMP2000, adding YouTube and Netflix streaming, among others, to any regular display. Connectivity includes integrated WiFi and HDMI for Full HD video output along with audio, and there's a USB port for hooking up a memory stick and playing back local media.

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Philips goes Smart TV crazy

Philips goes Smart TV crazy

Philips has outed its spring HDTV line-up, and smart TV has infiltrated all but the most budget sets while the company pushes ahead with its colorful Ambilight mood lighting system. The Philips 7000 and 6000 Series sit at the top of the range, with active and passive 3D support respectively, support for two-player full-screen gaming, and streaming from services like YouTube and Netflix. Full details after the cut.

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BASF and Philips working car roof made from transparent OLED lighting

BASF and Philips working car roof made from transparent OLED lighting

BASF and Philips are working together on a really cool project that uses OLED lighting for the roof of a car. The OLED light can be a light source to illuminate the interior of the car at night. When turned off the light source can also be a transparent solar cell that allows passengers to see out while gathering power. When off the OLEDs are clear so the people inside can see out of the car.

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