#IFA17: Bang & Olufsen 55/65inch TVs with LG’s OLED technology, motorised stands

High end Danish TV manufacturer Bang & Olufsen has partnered with Korean giant LG for its latest range of televisions, the new 55inch and 65inch BeoVision Eclipse. The TVs integrate 3-channel 450 Watt SoundCentres (stereo plus centre channels) and boast a distinctive visual appearance that mixes glass with coloured fabric or aluminium. For the first time…

Design of the day: Bang and Olufsen £54,000 BeoLab 90 speakers

To celebrate its 90th Birthday, high-end home audio and home cinema company, Bang & Olufsen, has announced the launch of this stunning looking BeoLab 90 loudspeaker. Set to take sound quality to new levels with a price tag to match, the innovative speaker combines, so the manufacturer claims, world-class design with acoustics. It aims to be…

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

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…