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Spotify Connect takes on AirPlay, dozens of speakers to support new streaming option

Spotify Connect takes on AirPlay, dozens of speakers to support new streaming option

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Spotify is to take on Sonos and Apple's AirPlay offering with a new feature it is rolling out in the coming weeks. Called Spotify Connect, a new button within the company's iPhone and iPad apps (an Android version is coming very quickly soon after) will... >>

Bang & Olufsen CEO: 4K TV on the way, stacks more premium products due this year

Bang & Olufsen CEO: 4K TV on the way, stacks more premium products due this year

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Bang & Olufsen is synonymous with design; the Danish company's products are like the audio equivalent of a Paul Smith suit. So it's no big surprise that Pocket-lint's London meet-up with the audio brand's chief exec, Tue Mantoni, is held at the designer... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14 first listen: pictures and hands-on

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14 first listen: pictures and hands-on

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When a surround sound system costs as much as a TV it's got to be pretty special. One glance at the £2,495 Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14 - linked up to the BeoVision 11 TV for our first listen - and it's definitely got the designer style box ticked. The aesthetic... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14: New surround sound system works on any TV set-up

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14: New surround sound system works on any TV set-up

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Bang & Olufsen has announced its latest surround sound system: the B&O BeoSound 14, a brand new system that looks as though it's flown in from outerspace.As is typical of the designer audio-visual manufacturer, the £2,495 price tag for the 4.1 system... >>

Bang and Olufsen BeoPlay H6 pictures and hands-on

Bang and Olufsen BeoPlay H6 pictures and hands-on

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B&O has further extended its BeoPlay range with a new set of premium headphones, the H6. The over-ear cans are designed to bring maximum comfort and audio quality while providing a decent level of sound isolation.The key here though is that they mix BeoPlay,... >>

The most iconic mobile phones in history, celebrating 40 years since the first call

The most iconic mobile phones in history, celebrating 40 years since the first call

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Forty years ago today, Martin Cooper, a Motorola researcher and executive, made the first call on a handheld mobile phone to his rival, Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs, from a street corner in New York. "As I walked down the street while talking on the phone,... >>

Inside Bang and Olufsen

Inside Bang and Olufsen

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In a town in Denmark’s remote Jutland peninsula is a farm unlike any you’ve seen before. There are no cattle, no crops and not so much as a tractor in sight. In fact, it’s an industrial zone made up of 12 factories, the headquarters of which is... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 11 television pictures and hands-on

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 11 television pictures and hands-on

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Bang & Olufsen has unveiled the latest television in its high-end, design-led range of consumer tech goods. The Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 11 is a top-of-the-line LED/LCD-based panel with built-in home cinema amp and on-board speakers attached in a continuation... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 pictures and hands-on

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 pictures and hands-on

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Bang & Olufsen never fails to surprise us. From its audio performance-enhancing iPad case, the BeoPlay A3, to sheet metal TVs you can hang from the ceiling, the company combines unique design with the latest technologies in order to offer something a... >>

BeoPlay A9 speaker adds a roundness to your sound in more ways than one

BeoPlay A9 speaker adds a roundness to your sound in more ways than one

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Bang & Olufsen has announced a new speaker, the B&O Play BeoPlay A9 - looking so much like a large disc that might not even notice it's a speaker. The BeoPlay A9 features a 2.1 bass reflex loudspeaker system that combines five dedicated speaker units... >>

£25: The price of the new Apple Lightning adapter, doesn't support all accessories

£25: The price of the new Apple Lightning adapter, doesn't support all accessories

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To make the iPhone 5 work with your current iPhone accessories you will have to pay £25, because Apple has changed the connector for linking the new phone to a range of docks and speakers.The new Lightning to 30-pin Adapter will be available in October... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay V1 pictures and hands-on

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay V1 pictures and hands-on

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Bang & Olufsen TVs is usually at the higher end of pricing - the much higher end. However, the company has, perhaps, surprised us all with its BeoPlay V1 TV. It sports the same design and aesthetic flair as a normal B&O product, but weighs in at a much... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 pictures and hands-on

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint went to see Bang & Olufsen release a new TV and got a "one more thing" from the Danish company's CEO and president Tue Mantoni that Steve Jobs would have been proud of. B&O is to increase its iPad dock range (which currently consists of the... >>

Bang & Olufsen's reasonably priced BeoPlay V1 TV with Apple TV slot leads strong 2012 line-up

Bang & Olufsen's reasonably priced BeoPlay V1 TV with Apple TV slot leads strong 2012 line-up

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Bang & Olufsen has unveiled not one but two new products and two modified versions of existing kit under its BeoPlay branding. And its new TV, the BeoPlay V1, will come as a relative surprise to B&O fans - it's purposely designed to be affordable.Described... >>

Best iPad accessories

Best iPad accessories

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The iPad is a shiny shiny thing. More coveted than the Rosetta Stone for some and more precious than a newborn baby for others, keeping your new iPad shiny is a near-religious exercise.So what wondrous items should you be adorning your brand new iPad... >>

Bang and Olufsen Beolit 12 pictures and hands-on

Bang and Olufsen Beolit 12 pictures and hands-on

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In a quiet, top floor room of a Las Vegas hotel sat the Bang & Olufsen Beolit 12 when Pocket-lint went to pay it a visit at CES 2012. At a section of the show with incredibly well sound-proofed walls and particularly comfortable furniture it stood in... >>

Bang and Olufsen launches Beolit 12, a premium portable iPhone speaker

Bang and Olufsen launches Beolit 12, a premium portable iPhone speaker

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Bang and Olufsen, better known for high-end audio installations, have announced the launch of the B&O Beolit 12, a premium iPhone speaker.The new speaker is the first product to be launched under a new sub-brand, known as B&O Play. B&O Play will focus... >>

Bang and Olufsen: Design which lasts the distance

Bang and Olufsen: Design which lasts the distance

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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... >>

Bang & Olufsen Form 2 headphones revamped for 25th anniversary

Bang & Olufsen Form 2 headphones revamped for 25th anniversary

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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

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

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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

Bang & Olufsen takes BeoVision 7-55 3D

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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

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

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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
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Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 4-85

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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

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

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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... >>

Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones
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Bang & Olufsen A8 Earphones

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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

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

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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

Bang & Olufsen announces Beolab 11 subwoofer

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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.But... >>

Asus NX90 takes laptops wide, very wide

Asus NX90 takes laptops wide, very wide

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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.Going... >>

Bang and Olufsen intros BeoTime

Bang and Olufsen intros BeoTime

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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 can... >>

Samsung Beat DJ available on O2

Samsung Beat DJ available on O2

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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... >>

Bang and Olufsen launches the BeoSound 5

Bang and Olufsen launches the BeoSound 5

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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

Bang & Olufsen issues profit warning

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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 has... >>

Samsung F400 gets UK launch

Samsung F400 gets UK launch

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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

Samsung launches F400 dual slider music mobile

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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

Samsung launches Samsung Soul

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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... >>

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

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

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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... >>

Bang and Olufsen and Samsung officially reveal Serenata

Bang and Olufsen and Samsung officially reveal Serenata

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Bang & Olufsen and Samsung have officially launched Serenata, the new music mobile phone that we've previously brought you leaked news and images of. Claiming to combine "superb sound quality with cutting edge mobile phone technology", the Serenata follows... >>

Pioneer SC-LX90 advanced amplifier announced

Pioneer SC-LX90 advanced amplifier announced

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It's been announced that Pioneer's "most powerful and advanced amplifier yet", the SC-LX90, will be coming to the UK within the next 6 months, so plenty of time to save up... Years of "intense" collaboration between the Bang & Olufsen ICEpower team and... >>

Countdown begins for Samsung and Bang and Olufsen's Serenata

Countdown begins for Samsung and Bang and Olufsen's Serenata

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We've brought you news on the new high-end style offering due from Samsung and Bang & Olufsen before, but the official countdown to the device's launch has now begun. As of Thursday, thanks to the preview site created by the two companies, it seems we've... >>

Bang and Olufsen launches Beo5 remote control

Bang and Olufsen launches Beo5 remote control

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Bang & Olufsen has announced the arrival of the Beo5 remote control that is possibly one of the poshest universal remotes available to mankind. It's a fully flexible and personalised remote control with a universal language that can operate any product... >>

Bang and Olufsen launches DVD 2

Bang and Olufsen launches DVD 2

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Bang & Olufsen has launched the refreshing simply titled DVD 2. Offering DVD playback, recording and a hard drive, although not a next-gen product, it supports a range of formats and claims to deliver high picture quality. It also boasts a TV tuner, and... >>

Samsung and Bang and Olufsen team up for Serene 2

Samsung and Bang and Olufsen team up for Serene 2

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Remember the slightly bonkers high-end Serene mobile phone from Bang & Olufsen and Samsung? Well, they've teamed up again for another go at the luxury phone market and rumours have it that this is the result. The B&O Serenata, also known as the Samsung... >>

Bang & Olufsen cut background noise with new headset

Bang & Olufsen cut background noise with new headset

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Bang And Olufsen has used its expertise and quality audio technology to develop a Bluetooth headset with what it claims is "added clarity". The headset, which promises to cut background noise, features audio technology able to filter out environmental... >>

Bang & Olufsen named best sound system for cars

Bang & Olufsen named best sound system for cars

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Bang & Olufsen’s quite extraordinary in-car audio system has been named best sound system in the automotive world. Judges at the annual Interior of the Year awards in the US heaped praise on the B&O Advanced Sound System, which is available only for... >>

Bang and Olufsen unveil the unusual Serene mobile

Bang and Olufsen unveil the unusual Serene mobile

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Bang and Olufsen has launched its first mobile phone in the US in conjunction with Samsung. The Serene features a clamshell formfactor, but not one we've ever seen before. Almost square in shape, navigation is by a circular array of numbers and a central... >>

Bang and Olufsen unveil the HDR 2 hard disk recorder

Bang and Olufsen unveil the HDR 2 hard disk recorder

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Bang and Olufsen’s latest products is a hard disc recorder with 250GB of internal memory. The HDR 2 can store up to 60 hours at DVD quality, or 110 hours at Super VHS quality. It streams both analogue or digital TV, so it should work with any setup.... >>

Bang and Olufsen integrate DAB radio in new TV

Bang and Olufsen integrate DAB radio in new TV

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Bang & Olufsen has unveiled another elegant LCD TV, this time one that incorporates DAB radio as standard. Oddly for such a lovely piece of designed, and one that runs to £2740, the BeoCenter 6-23 is not HD-ready, which makes it feel a bit outdated already.... >>