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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... >>

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... >>

Apple encourages speaker firms to drop the iPhone dock altogether

Apple encourages speaker firms to drop the iPhone dock altogether

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With rumours swirling around the internet that Apple is to change the size of the dock connector on the next iPhone 5 to a smaller 19-pin version, Pocket-lint has heard from several sources that Apple has quietly been encouraging speaker manufacturers... >>

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
4.5 stars

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
4.0 stars

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... >>