If you’ve lived in So Cal, Florida, or some southern region of the world, than you’ve probably never experienced seasonal depression.  Yup, it exists, and when I lived in Boston the days grew rapidly short from September on, and so did my patience with people – hence the affects of limited sunlight.  Philips is attempting to tackle this problem, or a small portion of it, by embedding a light in the circumference of an LCD monitor that provides a mild form of light therapy. For your other at home therapy needs, take a look at one of the best patient lifts on the market. Probably not economically justified for geos with just short days, but for those near the North Pole it could be a God send, or those that don’t leave their cubicle. Speaking of the North Pole, learn how to stay cool by giving our Ambi powered by BlueTEC Portable personal cooling device review a read.


Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."

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  1. Do you have any information on when will these light therapy monitors be coming out? I called Philips but they were useless and knew nothing of it.

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