Anytime I hear the name Bang & Olufsen; I know the device will be something that costs a lot of money. There are other things you can count on when you hear the B&O name as well, like style and quality sound. Back during CES Bang & Olufsen announced a new series called B&O Play Read The Full Story
Most TV manufacturers are worrying about viewing angles, and Bang & Olufsen are no different. The only change with the premium OEM is how they are offering those viewing angles. Their new BeoVision Avant 4K TV has its head on a swivel, and the screen actually follows you around.
A group of journalists are huddled together in a function room deep within a central London hotel. Before them is a wide, framed display stand. Walled on three sides, a long,Bang & Olufsen-branded curtain hangs across the front-facing section -- clearly hiding whatever product the company has gathered them here to announce.
Amazon on Wednesday announced its very own streaming media box, the Amazon Fire TV. It costs $99 and will stream Netflix, Amazon Instant (of course), Hulu Plus, Showtime Anytime, Crackle and Vimeo, and more to be named.
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Don't let its DevCon facade fool you:Google I/Ohas plenty of interesting stuff foreveryone. Most of the company's big announcements come during the day one keynote, which we'll be liveblogging tomorrow morning.
Copenhagen-based Lumigon has once again outed a smartphone that exhibits the company's idea of Scandanavian minimalist design. Whlie the Lumigon T2 HD does boast of a few interesting features, the hardware specs and price tag might disappoint.
What is a flagship? For some companies, it's about cramming as many features into a device as physics allows. For Huawei, it means something else entirely: Though it creates smartphones for the power-hungry crowd, its most eye-catching devices typically favor mass appeal over brawn. Exhibit A: theAscend P7, a smartphone that emphasizes design and user-friendliness over a blowsy spec sheet.
So many Ultrabooks in ourlaptop buyer's guide: Not one with a 15-inch screen. Which is strange, because it seemed for a while that bigger-screen ultraportables were going to become a thing; HP, Sony and ASUS all tried their hand at super-light 15-inch machines. Two years later, though, Samsung is one of the only companies that's still at it.
When it comes to ASUS, buying a full-size Android tablet has usually meant venturing past the $300 mark; even theTransformer Book T100set you back $349 when it first came out, and that was considered a steal. That's no longer a problem in 2014. ASUS' newTransformer Pad TF103Ccosts $299 with the company's signature keyboard dock included, or as much as some smaller mid-range slates.
It's a tiny box that plugs into your television. Amazon says it delivers high-quality, fast performance with a quad-core processor and two gigabytes of RAM.It costs $99.99, and it's shipping today.Fire TV streams video from Amazon, Hulu, ESPN, Netflix, and many other sources.But it does more than just stream videos. It's also a gaming machine.
Last month was a special one for Max Pogliani: Not only did it mark hisfirst anniversaryas Vertu's CEO, but it also saw the launch of his very own baby, the Android-poweredSignature Touch. This new phone's up-to-date specs have already silenced critics; and despite the luxury market's slowdown, the Italian exec said his team's already ahead of budget in the first half of this year.
Sony has unveiled a new set of headphones called the MDR-HW700DS that are claimed to be the world's first 9.1 channel surround sound wireless headphone system. A variety of sound modes are built into the headphones to make them work in different situations.
You'll have the best of both worlds when it comes to controlling Roku.You can use the physical remote that comes in the box or the app that is available forThere are too many choices for streaming stuff to our TV's. Google has the Chromecast dongle, which "casts" content from your computer directly to a TV.
Sonos recently moved into the home theater space so that you can get surround sound in your living room.You should also probably get the Bridge ($49) if you want to be able to wirelessly control each component.The user interface leaves a bit to be desired from an aesthetic standpoint. But it still gets the job done.
Acer'sIconia W3wasn'tquitethe best introduction to 8-inch Windows tablets; we liked it, but its subpar display and modest performance kept it from being stellar. Give credit to the company for quickly learning from its mistakes, though. Less than a year later, the company has released theIconia W4, and it fixes those earlier gripes even as the price has dropped below $300 as of this writing.
In the wonderful world of technology there often hundreds or products and hundreds or ways to do something. For instance, you can use Plex with a Google TV set top box to stream your videos from your PC to the living room. You can use a micro HDMI cable to connect directly to your TV.
I am the proud father of three, 3, 9, and 12. I recently upgraded from the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Sony Xperia Z. Having so many kids warranted a change of pace. Let me tell you, it is mind blowing. I love Android, I love tech and I love my family. Not in that order though.
It's the natural order of things: NVIDIA releases a new line of mobile GPUs and suddenly the market is flooded with new gaming laptops. It is spring, after all. Most notebooks in the category follow a standard form, but every now and then someone breaks the oversized, hulking mold. This year, it's MSI.Until now, the company's lightweight series consisted of one machine, theGS70 Stealth.