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Bang & Olufsen Beosound Edge: Where The Entire Speaker Is The Volume Knob

Most speaker systems, wireless or not, always have two things: the speaker grille and a few buttons for music control. The latter has been a design challenge for audio equipment makers who cared about aesthetic, but then touch control came along and practically alleviate this design eyesore. For Danish high end audio equipment maker Bang & Olufsen, however, touch control isn’t enough. In addition to touch sensitive aluminum interface, the Beosound Edge has proximity sensors that light up the speaker when sensing your approach. Fancy. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen Beosound Edge: Where The Entire Speaker Is The Volume Knob

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Shape Is Every Interior Decorators’ Dream

If you are one of those who thought that a speaker system kills your interior decor, then Danish design audio equipment maker, Bang & Olufsen, has just the speaker system for you and it is called BeoSound Shape. What makes BeoSound Shape so special is, it is a modular all-in-one audio system that comprises of up to 44 individual hexagonal tiles. The beauty of BeoSound Shape is, from the outside, each tile looks exactly the same, but on the inside, it could be a driver, a class D amplifier, an acoustic damper, or a Core unit that packs a myriad of connectivity options, including Chromecast, Spotify Connect, Apple AirPlay and of course, Bluetooth Technology. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Shape Is Every Interior Decorators’ Dream

B&O Headphones Goes Wireless, Have Replaceable Battery To Boot

Bang & Olufsen fans who lament about the brand’s lack of wireless headphones can finally smile cos’ it has one now, the Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H9 Wireless Headphone. This first for the Danish high-end audio equipment maker, like the company’s many other products, is not lacking of features. For starter, advanced Active Noise Cancellation comes as standard, along with (and naturally) Bang & Olufsen signature sound. Now, if there’s one thing the world doesn’t lack, it would be wireless headphones and Bang & Olufsen is well aware of that. Continue reading B&O Headphones Goes Wireless, Have Replaceable Battery To Boot

Bang & Olufsen Wants You To Bring A1 Out And Leave Bumps And Scrapes On It

If there’s one thing that is lacking from Danish audio equipment maker Bang & Olufsen, it will be portable speakers. It’s not that it does not have any; it already had a couple, the BeoPlay A2 and T7, but considering how lucrative the portable Bluetooth speaker market is, two aren’t enough and hence, it is adding yet another to its portable portfolio, called BeoPlay A1. As you might have guessed, A1 is like the A2: ultra portable, measuring just 13.3 cm in diameter and 4.8 cm thick. And yup, it comes in a sweet round form factor, which is a departure from Continue reading Bang & Olufsen Wants You To Bring A1 Out And Leave Bumps And Scrapes On It

LG’s New Flagship Smartphone G5 Is Beautiful And Its Modular

Ever wish your smartphone can have the ergonomic of a regular digital camera? Like, you know, complete with an ergonomic grip, shutter button, zoom buttons and the works? Well, its not like the industry hasn’t try it before – just ask Samsung and they will tell you it didn’t quite work out. However, LG seems to have found an in-between solution and has implemented it on its latest flagship handset, the LG G5. Unveiled at the Mobile World Congress at Barcelona, G5 is perhaps the boldest phone from the South Korean handset maker to date. Continue reading LG’s New Flagship Smartphone G5 Is Beautiful And Its Modular

Bang & Olufsen’s Alien-like Speaker Packs 18 Drivers Capable of Unloading 8,200 Watts of Audio Bliss

Looking straight out of the alien’s den, the Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 90 is a show of the Danish audio equipment maker’s audio and design prowess. Sporting a 360-degree design crafted with 65 kg (143 lbs) worth of aluminum, each unit boasts an insane 18 state-of-the-art Scan-Speak loudspeaker drivers (7 tweeters, 7 mid-range drivers and 4 woofers) bolstered by no less than 18 custom designed amplifiers and duo DSP, which gives yield to an astounding, roof-shattering 8,200 watts to deliver “clarity, range and a sound staging that’s second-to-none.” Continue reading Bang & Olufsen’s Alien-like Speaker Packs 18 Drivers Capable of Unloading 8,200 Watts of Audio Bliss

Bang & Olufsen Collaborates with Rapha Cycle Club for Special Edition H6 Headphones

To regular folks, audio cans and cycling are seemingly disassociated, but to pro cyclists, headphones are often don by them during warm-up and recovery. Music is an integral part that helps to drum up motivation or distract the athletes from the pain. Having said that, the collaboration between high-end Danish electronics company Bang & Olufsen and England-based Rapha Cycle Club for the Bang & Olufsen H6 Rapha Edition Headphones doesn’t seem all that off. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen Collaborates with Rapha Cycle Club for Special Edition H6 Headphones

Bang & Olufsen H2 On-ear Headphones Oozes with Style, But That’s Expected of the Danish Company

Not all headphones are made equal – not in the audio delivery and most certainly not in the design. While we can’t speak for the sound of most, we can sure comment on the aesthetic, but with a pair coming from high-end audio equipment maker like Bang & Olufsen, there’s little about its audio reproduction ability, nor will there be questions with the styling. And in the case of the Danish outfit’s latest personal audio listening device, the H2 on-ear headphones, we can only say it is oozing with style that any fans have come to expect from B&O. The product images you find on this page pretty much speaks for themselves in that respect, and therefore, we shall leave the ogling to you folks. Under the skin, this pair of rugged textile-wrapped audio cans boasts custom 40mm driver with bass port, providing it with a boast in the low frequency response while delivering a full and rich audio reproduction with the clarity and details you’ve come to expect of B&O. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen H2 On-ear Headphones Oozes with Style, But That’s Expected of the Danish Company

Bang & Olufsen’s First Bluetooth Speaker Has Drivers On Both Sides, Packs Massive 180W

High-end audio companies have been sidestepping from Bluetooth streaming technology, but thanks to the promised of near CD-quality wireless streaming from the latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology with aptX, we’re seeing mainstream premium audio maker Bower & Wilkins taking the plunge with the T7 and just days after, Bang & Olufsen also dishes out its own Bluetooth-enabled portable, dubbed BeoPlay A2. Of course, better streaming quality is not the sole determining factor; miniaturization of the components to achieve the sonic quality these premium audio companies are ever so obsessed with is another. Anyway, here it is, the Danish high-end audio equipment maker’s first ever Bluetooth speaker and it has a fair bit of features that differentiate itself from the horde of Bluetooth speakers, starting with the incorporation of drive units on both sides of the speaker. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen’s First Bluetooth Speaker Has Drivers On Both Sides, Packs Massive 180W

Bang & Olufsen Introduces Headphones Accessories Designed By Hard Graft

Danish audio and visual equipment maker Bang & Olufsen and bespoke bags and accessories maker Hard Graft have come together to create a trio of beautiful accessories to complement B&O’s personal audio gears. the B&O Play Headphones Accessories By Hard Graft include a headphone case/stand known as the ‘Peak Headphone Case‘, an earphone case/cable tidy referred to as ‘Point Earphone Case‘ and Pinch, a headphone cable tidy. there is something particularly alluring when you combine Hard Graft signature vegetable tanned leather with B&O’s sleek hardware. kicking off the trio is the Peak, a headphone case that doubles as a handy stand for your B&O BeoPlay H6 audio cans. the case measures 31 cm x 31 cm x 3.5 cm and can swallow up the H6 with ease. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen Introduces Headphones Accessories Designed By Hard Graft