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Philips adds Motion Sensor, upgraded smartbulbs to HomeKit-enabled Hue line

08/29/2016, 10:08 am

Philips has introduced several new products to its Apple HomeKit-capable Hue lighting system, most notably the Motion Sensor, which can be used to trigger different actions based not just on movement but the time of day.

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Philips jumps into iPhone-connected health gear with watch, scale & blood pressure monitors

08/01/2016, 10:08 am

Philips on Monday launched the Personal Health Program, actually a series of tracking accessories that pair with the company's HealthSuite app for iPhone and Android. [Updated]

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Review: Philips Hue White Ambiance kit delivers bang for the buck in HomeKit lighting

06/12/2016, 02:06 am

Philips' latest entry into the Hue smartbulb line should strike a good balance between cost and features for most people, even if there are some rough edges the company could stand to polish.

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Philips releases Hue 'Gen 2' app with Routines, Rooms & other improvements

04/28/2016, 02:04 am

Philips on Thursday released a "Gen 2" Hue app for iOS, updating the tool for its HomeKit-enabled smartbulbs with new features like Routines, and extra options for controlling rooms and scenes.

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Google updates Maps for iOS with Travel Times widget, Philips teases new Hue control app

04/27/2016, 04:04 pm

Google has updated the iOS version of Google Maps with several new features, including a new Notification Center widget for commuters, while Philips is hinting at an imminent update of its official control app for Hue smartbulbs.

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Philips reveals new Hue smartbulb with shades of white, plus iOS app 'routines'

03/14/2016, 12:03 pm

Philips on Monday announced a new version of its HomeKit-compatible Hue smartbulb -- offering multiple shades of white light -- along with a future iOS app update, which will enable "routines" for the company's lighting.

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Times Square & Philips Hue New Year's Eve apps will help you ring in 2016

12/31/2015, 11:12 am

iPhone users celebrating New Year's Eve by following the ball drop in New York City's Times Square have a few iOS apps to enhance their evening, including the event's official app, and a unique Philips-based app synced with the company's Hue lighting system.

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New Philips Hue Bridge brings support for Apple HomeKit, Siri voice control

10/05/2015, 08:10 am

Philips on Monday officially debuted its second-generation Hue Bridge which, through compatibility with Apple's HomeKit protocol and Siri, acts as a central control hub for connected devices like lights, door locks and more.

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Philips at work on Hue Bridge to connect Hue lights to Apple's HomeKit

09/04/2015, 01:09 pm

Philips is preparing to launch a device called the Hue Bridge, apprarently designed to link current Hue products with Apple's HomeKit platform, according to a now-deleted store page from a Dutch lighting retailer.

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Philips adds new wireless dimmer to Hue lighting range

08/25/2015, 09:08 am

Fans of Philips's popular Hue programmable LED lights now have a more tactile way to control the bulbs' brightness with the announcement of the new Hue wireless dimming kit.

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Apple HomeKit support coming to Philips Hue this fall, will work with current light sources

06/08/2015, 10:06 am

Philips on Monday announced that its Hue intelligent lighting ecosystem will be compatible with Apple's HomeKit smart home platform starting this fall.

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Philips expands smart lighting lineup with Hue Go portable lamp

04/02/2015, 01:04 am

Announced on Thursday, Philips' new Hue Go lamp introduces portability and autonomy to the company's iOS-connected Hue smart lighting range of products.

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Philips Hue iOS 8 Notification Center widget for connected lightbulbs now available

11/06/2014, 12:11 pm

Users of the popular Philips Hue connected LED lightbulbs can now quickly control their lighting and enable "scenes" with the new easy-access Hue widget, now available for iOS 8.

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Philips Hue connected bulbs now supported by over 200 third-party iOS apps

10/31/2014, 01:10 pm

The popular Philips Hue connected LED lightbulbs reached a new milestone this week, with more than 200 third-party applications for iOS now compatible with the smart home accessory.

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Philips TVs bundled with Apple TV launch in India as part of alleged partnership [u]

10/09/2014, 09:10 am

Philips on Thursday announced a new lineup of television sets for India that are reportedly bundled with Apple TV set-top boxes in an apparent "partnership" that, if in fact authorized by Apple, would be the first time ever for such a promotion [updated].

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GM and Philips nearly bought Pixar, but deal's collapse allowed Steve Jobs to invest

07/03/2014, 10:07 am

Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull reveals in a new book that the now-legendary animation company was nearly sold to General Motors and Philips for its technology, but the deal fell through just before it could be signed.

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Philips teases concept for Hue smart bulb control widget in iOS 8

06/05/2014, 04:06 pm

Smart LED bulb maker Philips on Thursday offered a preview of what its planned iOS 8 Notification Center widget could look like when running on an iPhone.

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Philips adds 3D-printed luminaires, all-white bulbs and wireless switch to 'hue' lineup

03/28/2014, 12:03 am

Philips on Friday announced three new products hue wireless lighting ecosystem, including 3D-printed art-like luminaires, dimmable white-only hue lux bulbs and a unique battery-free wireless light switch called the hue tap.

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Philips announces new connected LED downlights, spot lights & Disney-branded StoryLight

11/05/2013, 04:11 pm

Philips on Tuesday announced a new trio of bulbs joining its family of connected LED Hue bulbs: the BR30 downlight, GU10 spot light, and Disney Imaginative Lightning StoryLight.

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Goldee companion app for Philips Hue bulbs offers shifting dynamic light 'scenes'

10/03/2013, 09:10 am

Philips Hue app-controlled light bulbs have gained a slick new control interface with Thursday's launch of Goldee, a new free iPhone app.

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