And On The First Day of CeBit, Philips Said, 'Let There Be AmbiLight…

You might think that taking the AmbiLight idea and applying it to speakers is a bit whack. Well, you're wrong. Imagine having 16 million colors illuminating your computer corner, desk or batcave, responding to the sound and vision in your home. Under the AmBX name, these peripherals come in either 2.1 or 5.1 the… » 3/16/07 6:09am 3/16/07 6:09am

Philips Drops Big 1080p TVs: 47-inch LCD and 63-inch Plasma

We were giddy to hear Ambilight was getting the 1080p treatment, and we're likewise happy to hear that here are some bigger sets from Philips packing the same 1920 by 1080 pixel count. The new 47-inch LCD and 63-inch plasma both rock Philips Pixel Plus generation 3 tech, upgraded to 3HD spec. I have no idea what that… » 11/15/06 12:45pm 11/15/06 12:45pm

CES 2007: Philips LCD TV Finally hits 1080p HD

Where have you been all my life?
Ambilight TVs are awesome for that amazing halo that flows around the edges of the screen. It's partly why Philips is one of the major LCD sellers in the US, and why I adore them so much. Of course, that glow wouldn't mean nothing without a solid screen, and yes, they're gorgeous, too.… » 11/08/06 6:02pm 11/08/06 6:02pm

Ambient Reality Effects: Kinda Like a Philips Ambilight, but PC-Only

If you can't seem to get enough of the Phillips Ambilight, an LCD TV with a halo around the sides of the screen with colors that change according to its program material, now you can strap on some LEDs yourself, creating similar effects behind your Windows PC monitor with Ambient Reality Effects from SmartBytes. The… » 9/08/06 10:10am 9/08/06 10:10am

Philips 42PF9831D/37 TV: Hands All Over the 42-inch LCD with Ambilight…

I just got my hands on a 42-inch Ambilight LCD TV from Philips. Ambilight, if you didn't know, is a system that shines light out of the sides of a TV set. The resulting halo reduces eyestrain, and makes the set feel like it's bigger than it really is. In a dark room, the effect is dramatic. This is a new model, with… » 8/16/06 11:30am 8/16/06 11:30am