Random Fans Ask For A Philips CD-i Classic, Philips Says "We Will Try Our Best"
Is this actually happening?
Philips, the electronics company behind the ill-fated Philips CD-i, has responded to fan requests for a classic, miniature version of the console. Amazingly, it looks like it could actually happen. A system easily forgotten about by fans, and possibly even more so by Nintendo, the Philips CD-i was initially released as a...
News Nintendo and Philips Sign Global Patent License Agreement to Resolve Dispute Over Wii Technology
Averts threat of Wii U ban in the US, particularly
Nintendo is well accustomed to tackling legal battles around the world, particularly patent disputes that have been prominent since the phenomenal success of the Wii and DS. While Nintendo comes out on the winning side in most cases, it lost a notable case to Seijiro Tomita over the 3DS, and has...
News Philips Secures Wii Patent Victory Over Nintendo in the UK
Nintendo to appeal, may affect similar claims in other countries
Not too long ago we reported on a Philips patent claim against Nintendo related to Wii technology, specifically with regards to recognising hand gestures and motion. It's not the first such claim against the Wii in this regard, of course, but is certainly significant considering the...
News Philips Claims Wii And Wii U Infringe Two Of Its Patents, Seeks Ban In The United States
Dutch electronics giant seeking compensation package, too
Dutch electronics manufacturer Philips is claiming that the Nintendo Wii and Wii U systems infringe on two of its patents — one of which dates back to 1996. According to Dutch site NU, Philips has submitted documents in the United States which call for a ban on selling both systems in that...