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B&O BeoVision 12-65 plasma TV and BeoLab 12 speakers debut

B&O BeoVision 12-65 plasma TV and BeoLab 12 speakers debut

Bang & Olufsen has launched a new 65-inch plasma TV, the B&O BeoVision 12-65, along with a set of minimalist wall-mounted speakers, the B&O BeoLab 12. The BeoVision 12-65 uses an ultra slim NeoPDP panel and some clever optical trickery consisting of flexed metal strips to make the set look even narrower; it runs at Full HD, and has an integrated center-channel speaker for use with surround sound setups.

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Harman Kardon SB 30 soundbar and BDS x70 Series home theater speakers revealed

Harman Kardon SB 30 soundbar and BDS x70 Series home theater speakers revealed

This week the speaker announcements just keep piling up as the pre-CES 2012 wave rolls in, not least of all with Harman as they reveal both a new soundbar for your home media setup and a set of speakers make specifically for your multi-device lifestyle. To be shown off at the show next week are these two magnificent looking setups, the first being the Harman Kardon SB 30 soundbar, complete with rich 5.1-surround sound for your movies, television, and video game experiences. The BDS x70 Series is a "space-saving home theater system" which allows you to deliver beautiful sound from multiple devices.

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Samsung reveals wireless Home Theater kit

Samsung reveals wireless Home Theater kit

Samsung's AirPlay-toting Audio Docks aren't the only home entertainment kit the company has for CES; there's also a three-strong line-up of home cinema speaker systems, ranging from 7.1-channel lounge-dominators to a slimline 2.1 speaker-bar setup. The Samsung HT-E6730W 7.1 Channel Blu-ray 3D Home Theater System is the most complex, packing 1,330W, a couple of towering column speakers with tilting cones to "vertically cascade" audio down on the listener, and integrated WiFi.

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Satechi BT Portable Speaker Now Available

Satechi BT Portable Speaker Now Available

For those shopping for a tech enthusiast this holiday season, take a gander at Satechi's latest product. Satechi, a leading mobile accessories manufacturer, is pleased to announce their newest addition - the BT Portable Speaker. With a Bluetooth enabled device, you can listen to high quality audio or make phone calls, sans messy cables! The BT Portable Speaker works with most smart phones and tablets including iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android phones, MacBooks and more.

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Hidden Radio and Bluetooth Speaker features a simple twist

Hidden Radio and Bluetooth Speaker features a simple twist

The Hidden Radio and Bluetooth Speaker is simple and elegant, featuring a unique canister design that twists to activate. The device is developed by two industrial designers, who have been working on the project for the past four years. They've now reached the point of patenting the mechanism and launching a Kickstarter program to get the first production batch made and distributed.

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Philips Fidelio AS851 Review

Philips Fidelio AS851 Review

Android speaker docks are comparatively rare beasts. Several manufacturers offer models specifically tailored for their own handsets, but the market for generic docks has failed to ignite in the same way as iPhone and iPod peripherals have flourished. Philips reckons that's all down to USB port differences, and has come up with a clever FlexiDock system for its new Fidelio Android speaker dock range. We've had the top-spec Philips Fidelio AS851 in the SlashGear jazz lounge and boudoir for a while now; is it boom or bust? Check out the full review after the cut.

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AirGo is first outdoor speaker to house AirPort Express for AirPlay

AirGo is first outdoor speaker to house AirPort Express for AirPlay

Russound announced today its AirGo Outdoor Sound Station that's the first outdoor speaker system to tout Apple's AirPlay music streaming technology via the attachment of an AirPort Express device. Usually we see speaker docks with AirPlay integrated, but the AirGo has, instead, a weatherproof compartment where an AirPort Express unit can be stowed.

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Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers comes to the US

Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers comes to the US

Libratone introduced its Live and Lounge AirPlay-equipped speakers earlier this summer, but has finally announced today the availability of the speakers in the US. The high-end wireless speakers feature a sleek and simple design fully covered with soft Italian cashmere in a variety of colors. Equipped with AirPlay, they can stream music from iPads, iPhones, and iPod touch devices as well as songs via iTunes on Macs and PCs.

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