John Lewis announces exclusive on Zeppelin Mini

We’ve written about the beautiful new Zeppelin Mini before

But now we’re pleased to announce it is finally available exclusively through John Lewis, in time for Chrimbo of course.

The perfect partner for your iPod and a stylish addition for any home, B&W claims the Mini offers the same fantastic sound quality as the original Zeppelin iPod Speaker but in a more compact design. Designed for the bedroom, kitchen or study, the compact Zeppelin Mini features an updated docking arm for optimum sound quality and allows users to move the click wheel of the iPod just as they would in their own hand. The docking arm also rotates to 90 degrees for flicking through your album artwork and watching music videos.


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Microsoft pushing Live Search through bribery: win prizes at John Lewis


Live Search must really be suffering at the moment, as Microsoft is teaming up with John Lewis to give away thousands of pounds worth of prizes over Christmas just for using the search engine. launched today, and Microsoft will be hoping that this marketing push will be as successful as the first one it ran, that allegedly saw search queries increase by a third during the eight-week promotion. No stats on how many people defected back to Google afterwards, though.

Each time someone searches for something, two virtual cards are turned over. If they match, it’s “Snap!”, and a prize is won. Bearing in mind that there are only 24 prizes each day, don’t expect to win a flurry of prizes…