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Lumigon T2 HD luxury smartphone rocks with Bang & Olufsen audio

Lumigon T2 HD luxury smartphone rocks with Bang & Olufsen audio

Expensive luxury smartphones are not uncommon, but few go beyond simple brand association or glittering or shiny cases. The Lumigon T2 HD might just be one whose features justify the price, but that price will definitely still be a major deterrent.

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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 BeoSound Essence sound system plays music with a single touch

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Essence sound system plays music with a single touch

Bang & Olufsen is a high-end audio firm that makes speakers, TVs, home theater gear and more. B&O is at CES 2014 with one of its latest music products called the BeoSound Essence. The company says that this is an audio system that makes listening to your favorite music as easy as turning on the lights.

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Bang & Olufsen unveils three wireless BeoLab speakers

Bang & Olufsen unveils three wireless BeoLab speakers

Bang & Olufsen is a seriously high-end audio manufacturer that makes speakers and televisions that cost more than a nice car in many instances. The company has announced the launch of three new high-end wireless speakers. The new speakers include the BeoLab 17, BeoLab 18, and BeoLab 19.

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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 BeoSound 5 relaunches with Spotify integration

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 5 relaunches with Spotify integration

Bang & Olufsen has relaunched its slick looking BeoSound 5 music system. The relaunch of the high-end music system brings with it complete integration with the streaming music service Spotify. The integration of the music device with Spotify brings users access to an additional 20 million songs with premium sound quality.

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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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B&O BeoPlay A9: AirPlay gets outlandish

B&O BeoPlay A9: AirPlay gets outlandish

High-end home entertainment kit provider and style trend-setter Bang & Olufsen has outed its latest music system, but though the BeoPlay A9 goes wireless, it's certainly not discrete. The vast, round speaker system - which reminds us of an archery target, albeit one with touch-sensitive volume controls and a companion smartphone and tablet app - can be wall-mounted or stood on three wooden legs, streaming music around your home via DLNA and AirPlay.

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B&O offers free iPhone 5 Lighting upgrade for pricy BeoPlay A8 dock

B&O offers free iPhone 5 Lighting upgrade for pricy BeoPlay A8 dock

Ever wondered whether it's worth shelling out the extra cash for a Bang & Olufsen system rather than cheaper rivals? B&O's free Lightning upgrade deal for the BeoPlay A8 might convince you; the company has confirmed that all existing and new owners of the eye-catching iPhone and iPod speaker-dock will get a free Lighting adapter that seamlessly switches over with the legacy 30-pin Dock Connector.

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