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2015 Audi A3 First Drive

2015 Audi A3 First Drive

No chances are being taken with the 2015 Audi A3. While the outgoing model never quite achieved the same cachet in the US as it did in Europe in five-door hatchback form, the new car targets the US from the outset with an A3 Sedan leading the charge. Starting just under $29,900 but promising Teutonic refinement - and a typically lengthy options list, including what may be the best infotainment system we’ve used so far - the A3 aims to follow in the footsteps of its well-received bigger siblings, not to mention return fire against other recent entrants in the premium C-segment niche. Read on for our first drive report.

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Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 12-65 New Generation TV pushed as full-room entertainment system

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 12-65 New Generation TV pushed as full-room entertainment system

With the release of the Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 12 New Generation system, the company suggests that one 65-inch plasma television is never enough - not in and of itself. Instead Bang & Olufsen deliver a full home theater setup - effectively - with an all-digital video platform above a motorized floor stand and a set of speakers that'll bring full 7.1 surround sound to your living room. This is not your uncle's big-screen TV made for football Sunday - it's part of a whole new class.

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Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14: Surround speakers you probably can’t afford to hide

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14: Surround speakers you probably can’t afford to hide

Danish style-merchant Bang & Olufsen has revealed its latest beautifully crafted, painfully expensive surround sound system, the BeoLab 14. Consisting of four aluminum speakers - which can be wall- or ceiling-mounted, or equipped with slender desk or floor stands - and a tapered subwoofer with an 8-inch bass driver, the BeoLab 14 setup pushes out a total of 840W.

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B&O Play H3 and H6 headphones extend Play brand to cans

B&O Play H3 and H6 headphones extend Play brand to cans

Bang & Olufsen is one of the biggest names in audio gear in the world. The company produces some very nice headphones and other gear that definitely fall into the premium price range for products. The company launched a B&O Play so brand in the past to handle products that are of high quality but less expensive than gear the main brand offers.

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Bang & Olufsen shuttering shops as AV sales stumble

Bang & Olufsen shuttering shops as AV sales stumble

Bang & Olufsen will shutter up to 125 stores across Europe in an attempt to save money, the Danish style merchant has confirmed, after retail sales of the company's high-design A/V products failed to keep pace with its automotive deals. Sales grew 5.5-percent year on year in September to November 2012, B&O announced, but that was predominantly down to in-car audio tie-ins with Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, and other marques, rather than its more traditional media player and TV range.

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BeoVision 11 is Bang & Olufsen’s first Smart TV

BeoVision 11 is Bang & Olufsen’s first Smart TV

Bang & Olufsen has launched its first smart TV, the BeoVision 11, up to 55-inches of media-streaming LCD pleasure clad in the Danish company's typically minimalistic design. Available in 40-, 46-, and 55-inch sizes, all running at Full HD 1080p resolution, the BeoVision 11 throws in Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter apps, as well as streaming content from various country-specific providers, along with a full web browser.

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