The Xbox Series X|S features some powerful graphical performance that can only truly be realized over HDMI 2.1, which is something that not many TVs feature. So Microsoft has teamed up with a variety of display manufacturers to launch a Designed for Xbox brand campaign to showcase screens that are made for the company’s latest consoles. You’ll find that these monitors deliver on features like variable refresh rate, HDR, and more to “harness the power” of HDMI 2.1 technology for an “immersive, high-fidelity experience unlike anything seen before.” What brands and displays are included at in the Designed for Xbox launch? Let’s take a closer look.
Philips has taken the wraps off two new portable projectors. They will join the Philips PicoPix family and boast modern features like USB-C connectivity, built-in batteries, and more. While the Philips brand is well-known, it’s unclear how each of its new units will fare, especially given how competitive the portable projector market has become. It has to compete with the likes of Anker, Epson, BenQ, and many others. Continue reading to learn more.
Amazon is offering the Philips Hue HomeKit Color 3-Bulb Starter Kit for $99.99shipped. This is 33% off its regular rate and is a match for the all-time low that we’ve tracked. You’ll get over 16,000,000 potential colors with Hue White and Color Ambiance bulbs, allowing you to enjoy a customized living space. Plus, this setup includes the Hue Hub which is compatible with HomeKit, Alexa, and Assistant. Rated 4.2/5 stars.
If current smart bulb platforms are a little too expensive for you, then the latest from Philips should have you quite excited. Signify, which is the subsidiary behind Philips’ lighting division, acquired WiZ earlier this year. Thanks to this acquisition, Philips and WiZ were able to launch a new budget-friendly lineup of Wi-Fi smart bulbs with prices starting as low as $10, available now from Home Depot.
I love home automation. For so long I have bought a thing or two here and there to expand my smart home, but up to this point the high-cost of HomeKit-enabled accessories has kept me from going all-in on light bulbs and switches.
When I made the switch to using Alexa as my primary voice assistant, one of the deciding factors was how inexpensive it is to buy Alexa gear compared to competitors that support Apple HomeKit. Head below for a look at which lighting products I’m using to illuminate my home.
Smart light bulbs from companies like Philips Hue come with a fairly high price tag compared to standard LEDs to just add smartphone and voice control into the mix for your home’s lighting. If you’ve been hesitant on pulling the trigger on some color bulbs or are looking for new ways to put the ones you already own to use, head below to see how take your smart home to the next level.
A trend that Samsung started last year, however, shows even more promise I think. Samsung launched a 49-inch 32:9 monitor with a resolution of 3840×1080. This is nice, but honestly, I was waiting for a higher-resolution monitor to come out because I just can’t downgrade from 1440p to 1080p again. Thankfully, Philips has finally announced the answer to my dilemma.
Philips partner EPI has today announced the availability of its 27-inch QHD 276E8FJAB monitor. The new display features Philips’ Ultra Wide-Color technology that provides a wider gamut of colors. In conjunction with the IPS panel, the two help to produce better support across the color spectrum.
Back in March, Chromecast was renamed to Google Cast and Vizio announced the first Cast-enabled televisions. Philips just announced four new sets as part of the 6000 series Google Cast Ultra HDTV. Like recent affordable Android TV showings from RCA, these models start at $649.
These are 100 watt equivalent lightbulbs that are expected to last up to 22.8 years and provide 1620 lumens of power. It has Philips AmbientLED technology that is rated for up to $222 worth of savings over its lifetime. The omnidirectional design provides “excellent dimming performance to 10% of the light level.” Rated 4.5/5 stars by 159 Amazon customers.
Amazon has the 4-pack ofFit & Fresh Cool Coolers Slim Lunch Ice Packs (Multicolored) for $5.48 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $49. That’s almost $4 under the orignal listing, 30% below the going rate, the lowest Amazon has ever offered them for and the best we can find. These slim reusable ice packs are BPA-free, are sized to fit into smaller coolers or lunch bags if needs be. They are the best selling ice packs of their kind on Amazon and have a 4.7/5 star rating from 250 Amazon customers.
Amazon is currently offering a pair of Bosch windshield wipers for just $22 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $49. There is a wide variety of options, along with a handy tool along the top of the page to ensure you get the right set for your car. Just add any two from this page to your cart to redeem the discount. They generally go for between $13 and $16 each, bringing you a savings of about $10 or about 30%. These best selling windshield wipers features the Bosch “patented internal tension spring”, and work great in all weather conditions. Rated 3.6/5 stars from over 820 amazon customers with about 75% of them leaving a 4 or 5 star rating.
MIU Color via Amazon is offering its 500ml Color Changing Humidifier/Aromatherapy Diffuser for $39.99, but code O7KBTF9H will drop your total down to $29.45. It ships free for Prime members or in orders over $35. That’s $40 below the original listing, $10 to $15 under the average selling price and the lowest total we can find by $10. Along with a 4.1/5 star rating from over 845 Amazon customers, it features a 500ml water capacity, timer settings, and can double as a nightlight/table lamp with its built-in LED lights (7-colors).
A much healthier alternative to typical deep fryers, it uses a fraction of the oil compared to traditional options. it features adjustable temperature control, a 1.8lb cooking basket capacityand a 4.3/5 star rating from nearly 300 Amazon customers.
Ohuhu Direct via Amazon is offering its 2-in-1 Salt and Pepper Grinder Mill set for $12.99, but code 3I98VFW6 will drop the total down to $7.99. It ships free for Prime members or in orders over $35. Originally listed for around $18, this is the best price we have on this particular set. The double ended design houses both salt and pepper with individual coarse adjustment for both. It can easily be refilled and comes with a lifetime warranty. Rated 4.5/5 stars from over 75 Amazon customers.
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Best Buy is offering the Philips hue Lux LED Starter Kit for $59.99 shipped. That’s $20 off the regular price/ Amazon current listing and the lowest we can find. With this system, you get “clean, white light that can gently wake you, notify you with flashes, and emulate occupancy while you’re away”. The bulbs simply screw into your existing compatible lamps, and the included bridge lets you control brightness and create schedules from your smartphone. The Philips system receives 4.4/5 stars from Amazon shoppers.
Amazon just dropped the recently released Philips Portable Bluetooth Speaker in Black, White, or Lime/Gray down to $14.99 Prime shipped. That’s a savings of 25% off its regular price and the first discount we’ve ever seen for this speaker. Most of the low-priced Bluetooth speakers on the market are made by generic third party companies, so…
This is a 1500 watt kettle with 6 preset heat settings for “steeping tea at just the right temperature,” for example. It has blue indicators LEDs, 30-minute keep warm function,360-degree swivel power base, blue backlit water window and more. It comes with 90 day limited warranty, is the third best selling electric kettle on Amazon and has a 4.1/5 star rating from over 2,100 Amazon customers.
It has 6 cooking types: contact grill, panini press, full griddle, full grill, half grill, half griddle and top melt. This model features dual-zone temperature control, reversible and nonstick grill/griddle plates, a drip tray, cleaning/scraping tool, dishwasher-safe accessories and more. The GR-150 has a 4.5/5 star rating from over 530 Amazon customers.
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These spinners are made of 3 parts: a clear bowl, slotted basket/colander and a tight fitted lid. The smaller 3-quart option might be better for couples, where as those with a small family might want to opt for the 5-quart model. Combined they have a 4.6+/5 star rating from nearly 400 Amazon customers, much like the rest of the highly rated Culina kitchenware.
This is a “high strength” nylon parachute style hammock with a 275 pound weight capacity, integrated mosquito net, interior storage pockets, and a double zipper system. They have a 4.4/5 star rating from over 40 Amazon customers.
Head below for discounted Philips Men’s shavers, stainless steel lunch boxes, wine storage, portable air conditioners, kitchenware, humidifiers and more:
Focus Camera has a series of refurbished Audio-Technica headphones on sale today. All of which are the lowest prices we can find and include free shipping. They also all have 4+ star ratings on Amazon, much like the rest of the popular Audio-Technica headphone lineup.
Many retailers (Walmart, Home Depot) are still charging full retail for these products, while some (Apple, Amazon) are listing them at the discounted rates. Apple rarely runs any sort of sale promos so it’s possible that this could be a permanent price drop. Either way, these deals are the lowest we’ve seen for both products.
Just like other Hue products, Lux bulbs are fully controllable from your iOS/Android device. Easily put the bulbs on a schedule to wake-up by a relaxing light instead of a startlingly alarm or even use the third party integration to receive mobile notifications in the form of light pulses.
Focus Camera is offering the manufacturer refurbished Audio-Technica ATH-ANC7B QuietPoint Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones for $54.99 shipped. That’s $82 under the original listing, $78 below Amazon’s new price and the best manufacturer refurbished price we’ve seen. This model has received a 4+ star rating from over 1,500 Amazon customers. Next up, Newegg is offering the Philips SHB9100 Bluetooth…
Amazon has the Braun Series 3 Wet & Dry Shaver (340S-4) for $49.97 shipped. That’s $31 or 38% under the original listing, $20 or more under the average selling price, $5 under the next best price and the lowest we’ve seen. This wet/dry shaver offers “30% less skin irritation than rotary systems,” a precision long hair trimmer and is “100% waterproof and fully washable.”
Both models feature a compact design with stainless feel accents, reheat, defrost and bagel options, 1-1/2-inch wide toasting slots and a slide-out crumb tray. They have received a 3.9/5 star rating from over 650 Amazon customers.
They can be used to save up to 10% off housewares, appliances, apparel and many other things Sears offers. These GCs can be redeemed at Sears and Kmart retail locations in the U.S, as well as online at Sears.com and Kmart.com. There is a purchase limit of 2 Sears Gift Cards per eBay user ID and the cards can not be used on “third party debit or prepaid cards, restaurants, portrait studios, or for cash.”
Black+Decker’s all-purpose Lithium Pivot has strong suction provided by the 20V MAX* lithium ion battery, a lightweight design for easy carrying, and a standing charging base. The Pivot is not only powerful, but it’s also so compact that it can be stored within easy reach to any mess.
It comes with a washable filter (model PVF110), pre-filter, on-board brush, on-board crevice tool and charging base. Over 100 Amazon customers have rated this vac 4.6/5 stars and it is currently sitting as the the retailer’s #1 Best Selling Handheld Vacuum.
It has 2 tier radial cyclones, ball technology for easy navigation, comes with a carbon fiber brush bar and is compact and lightweight at just 13.84 lbs. The DC47 comes with a 5 year parts and labor warranty, is covered by a 90 day return policy, and has received a 3.8/5 star rating on Amazon.
At this point it’s extremely clear that LED bulbs should be in every light fixture in your house. They last longer (tens of thousands of hours) and use less power (up to 85%) than their incandescent counterparts. The clear environmental benefits coupled with the fact that LED prices have fallen off a cliff recently, have led to a worldwide phase-out of incandescent bulbs. In fact, you can regularly pick up a Philips LED bulb for under $10 a piece, but Ikea has shaken up the budget LED space by introducing its Ledare bulbs for just $4.95 each.
The Philips replaces your standard 60-Watt bulb, saving you up to $136.13 in energy costs. The new sleek, flat design is ideal for use in wall sconces, table and floor lamps, open pendant or ceiling fixtures. It has an extra long lifetime of 22.8 years that reduces the hassle of frequent replacement. Also, it’s safe for the environment and your home with a durable design and it’s mercury-free. The bulb is dimmable and provides a soft, comfortable light.
First we have the 29-inch Philips Brilliance (298X4QJAB) UltraWide HD display for $450 shipped. That’s $250 off the original price and the lowest we’ve seen this model go for. It features a 2560 x 1080 resolution, built-in stereo speakers, and HDMI, DisplayPort and Dual link DVI connectivity. It has received a 4.5/5 star rating on Amazon.
Next up we have the 29-inch Philips Brilliance (298P4QJEB) UltraWide HD monitor for $550. That’s $250 off the original price and the best price we have ever seen on this high end monitor by nearly $20. This one packs many of the same features as the above mentioned model except with a few extras including USB 3.0 connectivity for data transfers and device charging, and a 90 degrees pivot feature for vertical display view. This one has a 4/5 star rating from Amazon customers.
We have a 27-inch option with the Philips Brilliance 272P4QPJKEB PLS Quad HD monitor for $600 shipped. This is $300 or 33% off the original listing and again the lowest we’ve ever seen this model go for by nearly $60. It features a built-in webcam and mic, Quad HD 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution, as well as HDMI, Display Port and Dual link DVI and USB 3.0 connections. The 272P4QPJKEB has a 4.2/5 star rating on Amazon.
As its Gold Box deal of the day, Amazon is offering the Philips Fidelio X1/28 premium over-ear headphones for $149.99 with free shipping. That’s a substantial drop of $100 for today, and a $150 savings compared to retail. The genuine leather headband and aluminum construction meld together to create an awe-inspiring luxurious design. They also have the sound prowess to backup those beautiful looks. It features powerful 50-millimeter drivers, an open-back architecture, and pre-tilted drivers to channel audio directly into your ears. Deal valid today only or until supplies are exhausted.
Small, simple and comfortable to wear, it comes with a built-in clip for easy attachment so you can wear it wherever you want. LED and sound indicators provide easy navigation. Transfer music via Direct USB and enjoy FastCharge for quick charging.
Small, colorful and stylish like a fashion accessory
Built-in clip for convenient and hands-free use
Sound and LED indicators for charging and easy navigation
Enjoy up to 6 hours of music playback
Easy and intuitive
Philips Songbird: one simple program to discover, play, sync
This setup plays videos from your (30-pin) iDevice on two included 9″ LCD displays with built-in stereo speakers. Traveling with this video player will be a breeze. It includes two mounting straps, car charger, and iPhone cup holder stand. Road trips will never be the same again! Amazon and Best Buy reviewers give it decent scores.
Best Buy is offering the Philips Twin Play portable video viewer for just $80 with free shipping. That’s a total savings of $140 off retail and by far the lowest price we have ever seen. This setup plays videos from your iPhone, iPod, or iPad on two included 9″ LCD displays with built-in stereo speakers. Traveling with this video player will be a breeze. It includes two mounting straps, car charger, and iPhone cup holder stand. Road trips will never be the same again! For reference, Amazon reviewers give it 3.5 out of 5 stars.
Instead of being startled by a blaring alarm in the morning, the Philips HF3470 gradually increases the light level paired with soothing sounds to gently prepare your body to wake up. The light increases for 30 minutes prior to wake up and includes your option of two natural sounds or FM radio.
Nearly 850 Amazon reviewers rare the Wake-Up light a borderline perfect score of 4.5 stars.
Amazon has the Philips Dual-Docking 30-Pin iPod/iPhone/iPad Alarm Clock Speaker Dock on for $94.99 with free shipping. The dock is compatible with all 30-pin iPod, iPhone and iPad and is regular $149.99 on Amazon. Philips Dual-Docking 30-Pin iPod/iPhone/iPad Alarm Clock Speaker Dock $94.99 Play and charge your iPod/iPhone/iPad simultaneously with this dual-docking speaker dock. Digital tuning…