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Bose Bluetooth Headset offers hyperbole galore for $150

Bose Bluetooth Headset offers hyperbole galore for $150

Bose has unveiled its first single-ear Bluetooth headset, and while the name might be uninspired - it's simply called the Bose Bluetooth headset - the functionality does at least promise some marvels.  According to Bose, the headset is packed full with their Bose TriPort acoustic headphone structure, that works in tandem with Adaptive Audio Adjustment technology to automatically adjust background noise cancellation depending on the ambient environment.

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Bose VideoWave Crams Everything Into the TV

Bose VideoWave Crams Everything Into the TV

Today, Bose announced something that many probably didn't expect: a TV. But, it's not just a TV, either. Bose managed to cram just about everything into the VideoWave, and it even features a customized User Interface, which Bose hopes will make navigation simpler, and with less clutter. Instead of having your HDTV and a separate sound system, you just have the TV, and the sound system's inside of that.

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2011 Audi A8 packed with tech: handwriting recognition, 1,400W B&O audio, more

2011 Audi A8 packed with tech: handwriting recognition, 1,400W B&O audio, more

With what must be a strong candidate for the longest press release of 2009, Audi have launched their new flagship, the Audi A8.  Since we usually save our interest in cars for only the most outlandishly technical or geekily endearing, the new A8 earns its place by bolstering its multimedia interface (MMI) with handwriting recognition, an optional 1,400W Bang & Olufsen audio system, twin 10.2-inch displays for the rear-seat passengers, and a 20GB hard-drive for digital media.

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Bose SoundDock 10 hits street at $599

Bose SoundDock 10 hits street at $599

Bose is a big name in the speaker market for home theater, home and car stereo equipment. The technology that Bose uses tends to get audiophiles lining up in camps that love and camps that hate the sound produced. Bose has announced its new SoundDock 10 speaker system for iPod.

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SlashGear Week in Review: Week 4 2009

SlashGear Week in Review: Week 4 2009

We kicked off the week with our review of the Sony VAIO P, the company's "don't call it a netbook" companion ultraportable.  It's interesting to contrast it with Acer's just-confirmed 10-inch Aspire One, which will likely offer greater performance at less than half the price.  Elsewhere, Sanyo took the wraps off of their 2009 Xacti camcorder range, including a very tempting 1080p 60fps model, and HTC announced the Touch Cruise smartphone with an integrated GPS-tagged memory app.  In other smartphone news, everyone got surprisingly agitated about President Obama's super-secret messaging phone.

Ericsson & Bose announce job losses

Ericsson & Bose announce job losses

Tech job cuts continue to spread throughout the industry, with both Ericsson and Bose today announcing significant staff losses.  Ericsson has revealed plans to axe 5,000 jobs, despite making a stronger-than-expected profit of $1.1 billion in the last quarter, excluding restructuring costs, and has worried investors by withholding any business outlook for the new financial year.  Meanwhile Bose is cutting 10-percent of its workforce, amounting to 1,000 jobs, claiming to have been "staffed for a growing economy, not a global recession".

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