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Philips outs world’s first LED substitute for 75W incandescent

Philips outs world’s first LED substitute for 75W incandescent

If you follow developments in the world of green gear at all, you know that the incandescent light bulb is not the most efficient means of lighting. These bulbs put out lots of heat and consume lots more power than other light tech like LED of CCFL. The problem is that incandescent bulbs are cheap and the other lights are very expensive. The most common light bulb used in many homes is the venerable 75W bulb with just the right amount of light for many needs.

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Philips shedding HDTV business amid dire losses

Philips shedding HDTV business amid dire losses

Philips may be producing some of the more curious HDTVs around at the moment - its Cinema 21:9 range of super-widescreen sets, such as the most recent Gold model, are particularly eye-catching - but it seems converting that curiosity to purchases continues to escape the company. According to Philips' latest financial release [pdf link], it will be spinning off TV production to a joint-business with existing partner display manufacturer TPV, leaving it with just 30-percent of the company.

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Philips WiFi Multiroom HiFi, Harmony iPod/DVD HiFi and Fidelio SoundSphere AirPlay speakers debut

Philips WiFi Multiroom HiFi, Harmony iPod/DVD HiFi and Fidelio SoundSphere AirPlay speakers debut

Philips has outed a three-strong lineup of new music entertainment systems, including a multiroom audio HiFi, a component HiFi system, and an AirPlay-compatible wireless speaker system that looks like the eggs from Alien. The Philips WiFi Multiroom HiFi kicks things off, with wireless support, USB access for digital tracks on a hard-drive, and a choice of the integrated color LCD touchscreen or iOS/Android remote apps for controlling it all.

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Philips Cinema 21:9 Gold HDTV: 3D, two-player full-screen gaming, more

Philips Cinema 21:9 Gold HDTV: 3D, two-player full-screen gaming, more

Philips has outed the latest in its ridiculously wide Cinema 21:9 HDTV range, the new Philips Cinema 21:9 Gold Series TV. The first 21:9 aspect 3D capable TV, the new set has a 50-inch panel which uses passive 3D glasses, along with Smart TV functionality and real-time 2D-to-3D conversion. There's also a 3D gaming mode which allows two players to see a full-screen 2D view simultaneously.

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Philips outs new home theater gear at CES

Philips outs new home theater gear at CES

Philips is on hand at CES and it has unveiled a new line of HD gear that geek will get excited about. The new gear includes the 4000, 5000, and 6000 series LCD HDTVs, a number of Blu-ray players, and other home theater gear. The 4000 series of LED backlit HDTVs are offered in 40", 46", and 55" screens with MediaConnect and NetTV for steaming wireless content to the big screen from the web. The sets will ship in May at $749 to $1499. Smaller screen versions at 22" and 32" will ship this month for $249.99 and $449.99.

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Sony and Philips TVs Having Color Issues with Apple TV [Video]

Sony and Philips TVs Having Color Issues with Apple TV [Video]

There's obviously a lot of testing that goes into any major product, all in hopes that when it finally hits retail shelves, and ultimately into the possession of customers all over the globe, that nothing goes wrong. But, unforeseen things can happen. For example, it's become apparent that some owners of Sony and Philips-branded TVs are experiencing some major color issues with their Apple TV set-top boxes.

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