Bang And Olufsen archive

  • Bang and Olufsen: Design which lasts the distance
    Audio

    Bang and Olufsen: Design which lasts the distance

    By 18 November 2011

    Pocket-lint had been arranging to interview Bang & Olufsen’s most prolific of industrial designers over the decades, David Lewis, as part of Style Week. Sadly, Mr Lewis passed away on 8 November 2011 after a short illness in his adopted homeland of...

  • Best Television 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
    Televisions

    Best Television 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 4 November 2011

    2011 was a blinding year for televisions, literally. Pocket-lint had the backs of its retinas burned by the uber bright LED screens that started filling our sitting rooms. So many Hz that eventually it began to. Keeping up with all the televisions released...

  • Bang & Olufsen Form 2 headphones revamped for 25th anniversary
    Audio

    Bang & Olufsen Form 2 headphones revamped for 25th anniversary

    By 27 September 2011

    Bang & Olufsen has announced that it has "made over" its Form 2 headphones to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic cans. Back in 1986, when they first landed, the Form 2 headphones probably looked like a glimpse of the future. Now they look like...

  • Bang & Olufsen adds dash of colour to limited edition BeoVision 10-46 Chanterelle TV
    Home Cinema

    Bang & Olufsen adds dash of colour to limited edition BeoVision 10-46 Chanterelle TV

    By 14 September 2011

    Bang & Olufsen has unveiled a limited edition version of its BeoVision 10-46 HD TV that sports a new colour for the speaker grille and trim. Dubbed "Chanterelle" after the biege-ish colour scheme, the new set is available in very small quantities and...

  • Bang & Olufsen takes BeoVision 7-55 3D
    Home Cinema

    Bang & Olufsen takes BeoVision 7-55 3D

    By 23 August 2011

    Bang & Olufsen has added 3D functionality and a built-in Blu-ray player to its flagship TV - the BeoVision 7-55. The 55-inch LED backlit super-stylish model works with active shutter lenses and, as well as the on-board Blu-ray, packs a motorised stand,...

  • Bang & Olufsen launches master of all music hubs - the BeoSound 5 Encore
    Audio

    Bang & Olufsen launches master of all music hubs - the BeoSound 5 Encore

    By 26 July 2011

    Bang & Olufsen, the ultra high end home audio and television manufacturer, has released the "gasp" slightly more affordable BeoSound 5 Encore. The plug and play audio system acts as a little brother to the BeoSound 5 and is intended to be a one-stop-shop...

  • Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 4-85   review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 4-85 review

    By 11 July 2011

    Remember when the government deemed plasmas TVs the “4x4s of the living room”? Bang & Olufsen’s latest is more a road-train, clocking-in at a mighty 85-inches in diameter - so four times bigger than a 42-inch TV. It’s high-def, it’s 3D, it’s...

  • Bang & Olufsen BeoVox 2 adds directional style to your living room
    Audio

    Bang & Olufsen BeoVox 2 adds directional style to your living room

    By 27 April 2011

    Bang & Olufsen, the Danish dazzlers, have revealed the details of its latest stylish product - the multi-directional BeoVox 2 in-wall loudspeaker. Designed to look as at home in your living room as you bathroom, the speaker was created by Anders Hermansen...

  • Asus N53Jn   review
    Laptops 3.5 out of 5

    Asus N53Jn review

    By 28 March 2011

    If you think of Asus just for Eee netbooks, it's time to think again. With its sleek curves, Blu-ray drive and Bang & Olufsen audio the N53 is a high-end 15-inch notebook intended to compete with the HP Envy and Dell XPS; but this excellent specification...

  • Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones review

    By 2 February 2011

    This week, Pocket-lint is gearing up for the ski season with plenty of gadgets to keep you kitted out on the slopes. If you're a skier or boarder and you can't bear to be parted from your tunes, then you'll be needing some earphones that don't fall out...

  • Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 8 iPod/iPhone/iPad dock hands-on
    Audio

    Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 8 iPod/iPhone/iPad dock hands-on

    By 10 November 2010

    Bang & Olufsen has resoundingly entered the MP3 dock market with its BeoSound 8, unveiled in London today. However, this is no mere iPod speaker system; it's the first that can also fit an iPad - comfortably - that we've seen on Pocket-lint that doesn't...

  • Bang & Olufsen announces Beolab 11 subwoofer
    Audio

    Bang & Olufsen announces Beolab 11 subwoofer

    By 15 April 2010

    High-end audio manufacturer Bang & Olufsen has just announced a rather intriguing-looking product - the Beolab 11. Despite looking a little like eggs in Aliens (the company describes it as having a "strong sculptural presence"), it's actually a subwoofer....

  • Asus NX90 takes laptops wide, very wide
    Laptops

    Asus NX90 takes laptops wide, very wide

    By 6 January 2010

    Asus has announced a new laptop at CES in Las Vegas that sports an 18-inch, 18:9 ratio widescreen display and Bang & Olufsen speakers. The new model, which is incredibly large is made from a fingerprint-prone polished aluminium and runs Windows 7....

  • Changes to some tag homepages and feeds
    Home Cinema

    Changes to some tag homepages and feeds

    By 28 July 2009

    As we continue to tidy up the database and make the site work better for you, we are changing the names of a handful of categories. As a result, if you are subscribed to the RSS feed it will stop working and you will have to tweak the url in your feed...

  • Bang and Olufsen intros BeoTime
    Audio

    Bang and Olufsen intros BeoTime

    By 21 July 2009

    Bang & Olufsen has launched the new BeoTime, describing it as an alarm clock that is "equal parts stylish and functional". As well as a clock, the BeoTime doubles as a control for Bang & Olufsen systems in the home. It has a built-in sleep timer which...

  • Samsung Beat DJ available on O2
    Phones

    Samsung Beat DJ available on O2

    By 26 May 2009

    Samsung's Beat DJ mobile phone, or the M7600, designed to be optimised for music playback, is now available in the UK through O2. The Beat DJ's music credentials come in with stereo Bang & Olufsen speakers, featuring ICEpower Technology and SRS WOW for...

  • Verizon launches Samsung Trance
    Phones

    Verizon launches Samsung Trance

    By 24 April 2009

    In the US, Verizon Wireless has announced that it is to offer the Samsung "Trance" mobile phone for $49.99 after a $50 mail-in with a 2-year contract. The mid-range Trance offers music player functionality including Bang & Olufsen ICEpower external speakers,...

  • Bang and Olufsen golden range launches
    Audio

    Bang and Olufsen golden range launches

    By 11 February 2009

    Bang & Olufsen has launched a new range of golden products that should fit in with even the most extravagant home decor. The whole range is made using only "real" materials, such as aluminium, glass, rubber and wood, all of which the company say is selected...

  • Bang and Olufsen launches the BeoSound 5
    Audio

    Bang and Olufsen launches the BeoSound 5

    By 12 November 2008

    Bang & Olufsen has launched the BeoSound 5 in the UK, describing it as "an icon in the making, offering high-quality digital music experiences in the home". The BeoSound 5 is a digital music system with an unusual design that sees an aluminium wheel and...

  • Bang & Olufsen issues profit warning
    Audio

    Bang & Olufsen issues profit warning

    By 8 July 2008

    It seems luxury goods are the first thing we cut back on when rumours of recession are circling, and top-end audio and video experts Bang & Olufsen are feeling the pinch. The Danish company has now issued its third profit warning so far this year. It...

  • Samsung F400 gets UK launch
    Phones

    Samsung F400 gets UK launch

    By 16 May 2008

    Samsung Mobile has announced the UK launch of their latest music mobile, the Samsung F400, with audio technology by Bang & Olufsen ICEpower. This stylish dual slider phone's big USP is high fidelity sound tuned by Bang & Olufsen and ICEpower audio technology...

  • Samsung launches F400 dual slider music mobile
    Phones

    Samsung launches F400 dual slider music mobile

    By 11 February 2008

    Samsung's previous partnerships with high-end audio company Bang & Olufsen has resulted in two rather expensive team ups - the Serene and Serenata. Presumably with the aim of putting B&O's sound quality in a more affordable device, Samsung has launched...

  • Samsung launches Samsung Soul
    Phones

    Samsung launches Samsung Soul

    By 8 February 2008

    Samsung has announced "Soul", its new flagship product for 2008. According to the company, "Soul" is "the ultimate essence of mobile" and has been created to "honour" the completion of its exclusive "Ultra Edition" series. "Soul" is an abbreviation of...

  • Platinum iPhone eclipses gold versions
    Phones

    Platinum iPhone eclipses gold versions

    By 12 December 2007

    If the gold-plated iPhones and iPods on offer just aren't exclusive, or expensive, enough for you, the Power of Platinum collection that includes a limited run of 250 platinum-coated iPhones retailing for £1099.95 each might just do it. As well as Apple's...

  • Samsung launches SGH-i450, SGH-F330 and SGH-F210 mobile phones
    Phones

    Samsung launches SGH-i450, SGH-F330 and SGH-F210 mobile phones

    By 10 October 2007

    Samsung has announced three new music phones, with the SGH-i450, SGH-F330 and SGH-F210 getting European launches. The Samsung SGH-i450 is the two-way slider we previewed earlier this year that looks like its taken a few design notes from the N95. It offers...