Bang & Olufsen launch sci-fi BeoLab 14 5.1 surround sound system

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High-end audio manufacturers Bang & Olufsen have launched their first dedicated 5.1 surround sound system, the BeoLab 14. Consisting of a subwoofer and five satellites, they're primarily made from aluminium, giving the round speakers (sitting on the end of aluminium…

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Opinion: Why it's now COOL to be a GEEK

Jonathan Weinberg Columns & Opinion, Gadgets, Gaming Leave a Comment

Jon_small_new.jpgJonathan Weinberg writes…

This is possibly the most important techno story I’ve seen all week, it’s officially ok to be geeky. A new list of the UK’s most coolest brands has been released and the top 10 contains SEVEN firms related to gadgets, gaming and the internet. So if that’s not a reason to embrace your virtual friends and give thanks I don’t know what is.

The iPod was only pipped into second place in the CoolBrands 2007 by James Bond’s favourite car, the Aston Martin, and you could argue there’s something geeky about being a fan of that motor. No longer is it nerdy to be geeky – because both are different…

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Bang & Olufsen bang out the BeoLab 3 speakers

Katherine Hannaford Home audio 4 Comments

Bang & Olufsen excel yet again, with their BeoLab 3 speakers which look good enough to cough up the $3,200 price-tag for.

Measuring 6.4″ x 5.2″ x 8.8″, they use up to 250 watts of power and feature B&O’s glorious ‘acoustic lens technology’ which is a spiffy way of saying they’ll sound ace wherever you place them in your flat…

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