Royal Philips Electronics unveiled on Wednesday an LED bulb that will be mass-produced as a replacement for the common 60-watt light bulb.
The 12-watt Endura LED, which is the fruition of the LED prototype bulb the Dutch electronics giant unveiled in 2009, looks very similar to its historic predecessor in size and shape. But the bulb cuts energy use by 80 percent and lasts 25 times longer than the common 60-watt incandescent bulb, according to Philips.
The LED bulb will last 25,000 hours compared with the 1,000 hours that consumers normally get out of the average 60-watt incandescent … Read more
Is it art? Sure. But it's also the most mesmerizing coffee table we've ever seen.
The PVD900, which online costs a little more than $150, looks and feels like your typical inexpensive tablet-style portable DVD player (sans DVD player). That doesn't mean it's ugly, it's just fairly basic and generic-looking, though at 9 inches diagonal, its screen is larger than some of the portable DTVs we've reviewed previously. The TV is also surprisingly lightweight (1.5 … Read more
With the transition to DTV not yet a year old, you probably haven't invested in a new portable DTV that pulls in over-the-air digital signals. Good news! You can now win one--a new 9-inch Philips PVD900/37 portable DTV--in our Crave giveaway of the week.
While the wide-screen PVD900 doesn't have HD resolution--it offers 600x220-pixel resolution--you can view HD stations. Its other features include a built-in QAM tuner for receiving unscrambled digital cable stations (yes, you can hook this up to a cable connection in your home) and up to 3 hours of battery life from a single … Read more