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Acer, ASUS ROG, and Philips announce new HDMI 2.1 monitors made for Xbox Series X|S

Acer, ASUS ROG, and Philips announce new HDMI 2.1 monitors made for Xbox Series X|S

If you're looking for a high refresh rate, HDMI 2.1 monitor to use with an Xbox Series X|S (or a PC), then you might like to know that today Microsoft announced three new displays that fit the bill. The new monitors come from Philips, ASUS ROG, and Acer, and each of them will carry "Designed with Xbox" badges on them when they release later this year.

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Philips recalls some sleep apnea machines in US over toxic foam risk

Philips recalls some sleep apnea machines in US over toxic foam risk

Philips has released the latest details on its sleep apnea machine recall due to concerns about the sound abatement foam used in these devices. The recall impacts consumers in the United States who own certain bi-level positive airway pressure (Bi-Level PAP) and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines, as well as some mechanical ventilators.

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Philips Hue Wall Switch Module finally makes your old switches smarter

Philips Hue Wall Switch Module finally makes your old switches smarter

Philips Hue has a new line-up for CES 2021, with a fresh outdoor light to make dull walls more interesting, along with a long-anticipated way to make dumb light switches smart. The Philips Hue Wall Switch Module finally settles one of the last big frustrations about the smart lighting system, and is joined by a 2021 update of the Hue Dimmer Switch remote.

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Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige toothbrush uses AI to adjust to your style

Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige toothbrush uses AI to adjust to your style

Machine learning and AI are the buzzwords in tech these days and almost all new products add these to their bullet points as a selling feature. Although they have long been using such marketing strategies, it sometimes still boggles the mind that something like a toothbrush would advertise such a feature. Still, that hasn't stopped Philips from putting out such smart dental care products and the latest Sonicare 9900 Prestige tries to put AI to work to adjust the toothbrush to your personal brushing style.

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Philips PicoPix Micro 2 and Max One projectors can be used anywhere

Philips PicoPix Micro 2 and Max One projectors can be used anywhere

Philips has launched two new portable pico projectors under its PicoPix line, offering consumers up to Full HD projected 'immersive' images in a small, lightweight form factor. The projectors are targeted at enthusiasts who want the ability to watch content anywhere, including in places where displays aren't available. Among other things, Philips boasts a number of refinements that include a new UI made from scratch.

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Philips Hue Iris Table Lamp Review (2020) – Back, brighter

Philips Hue Iris Table Lamp Review (2020) – Back, brighter

What's old is new again, and the Philips Hue Iris table lamp returns with a welcome 2020 upgrade. Brighter, more flexible, and more competitively priced, the new Iris taps all of the features Signify has added to the Hue platform in the six years since the original table lamp launched, now with a $99.99 price tag.

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Philips Hue recalls outdoor power supplies due to safety risks

Philips Hue recalls outdoor power supplies due to safety risks

There has been a rise in outdoor smart security cameras and outdoor smart lights but not all of these products are created equal. Most will naturally promise weather-proofing, considering they're always exposed outside, though you have to carefully read the fine print to be sure. You'd expect that big brands already have that down to a "T" but even these big boys accidentally slip up. That's the unfortunate case for Philip's outdoor Hue lights whose power supplies apparently have a literally shocking defect.

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Philips Hue Play gradient lightstrip shines multiple colors from one strip

Philips Hue Play gradient lightstrip shines multiple colors from one strip

Signify has a new light to brighten things up behind your TV, with the Philips Hue Play gradient lightstrip delivering its first with individually-controllable color segments. Designed to be used with the Philips Hue Play HDMI sync box or the Sync PC app, the new LED strip is no longer locked to just one consistent color, and comes with mounting kits to make it easier to fit to the back of a TV.

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Philips Hue Iris lamp returns with brighter colors and new style

Philips Hue Iris lamp returns with brighter colors and new style

The classic Philips Hue Iris lamp is making a return, with a new and upgraded version of the remotely-controllable smart lamp promising more flexibility and a sleeker design. Joining the rest of the Signify range - and controlled, as you'd expect, through the Hue app or via various integrations with smart home assistants - the new Hue Iris now goes even brighter than before.

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Philips Hue Bridge v1 will stop working with Google Assistant tomorrow

Philips Hue Bridge v1 will stop working with Google Assistant tomorrow

The appeal of smart homes and smart appliances isn't just the fact that they connect to the Internet. It's the fact that they connect to Internet-based services and features, like remote control from phones or voice commands makes them the ultimate modern convenience. Unfortunately for owners of Philips' first-generation Hue Bridge, that convenience is finally coming to a close with Google pulling the plug out of its Assistant integration on Monday.

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Philips Hue reboots two classic lamps – and its brightest Hue bulb ever

Philips Hue reboots two classic lamps – and its brightest Hue bulb ever

Philips Hue has announced two new Bluetooth-enabled lights and a new smart bulb, which the company says is its brightest so far. The Philips Hue White A21 now packs a whopping 1,600 lumens of brightness, equivalent so the company says to a traditional 100W incandescent bulb.

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Hue Sync box adds HDR10+ and Dolby Vision support plus voice control

Hue Sync box adds HDR10+ and Dolby Vision support plus voice control

The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box is getting a big update, with new software to add HDR10+ and Dolby Vision support among other features to the synchronized lighting gadget. Intended to expand the colors on-screen to the rest of your TV room, the Hue Sync box is also gaining integration with voice assistants like Alexa.

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