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NEWS: Bang & Olufsen's stylish pocket player

By Andrew Everard | Thu, 13 Sep 2007, 11:54am

Fresh from having just been named as one of the coolest brands in Britain - beaten only by Aston Martin, the iPod and YouTube - Bang & Olufsen is launching this slick-looking pocket player, the BeoSound 6. Featuring a characteristic ...

NEWS: Boston's speakers of many colours

By Andy Clough | Wed, 12 Sep 2007, 3:53pm

If you want compact speakers to match your home's decor, Boston Acoustics may have the answer. Its SoundWare speakers are available in seven colours, can be used for hi-fi or home cinema duties, placed indoors or outdoors, and are made ...

NEWS: Philips expands range of new-gen Ambilight LCD TVs

By Andy Clough | Wed, 12 Sep 2007, 1:44pm

Philips is further expanding its series of Ambilight TVs, with the introduction of six new models in 32-52in sizes. Prices range from £999 up to £2999. We've already tested the 32PFL9632D in the current (October) issue of What Hi-Fi? ...

iTunes TV: is it worth the money?

By Andy Clough | Tue, 11 Sep 2007, 8:33pm

I've just downloaded the latest version of iTunes (7.4.1) in anticipation of buying a new iPod, and discovered you can (finally) buy full-length TV shows on the UK iTunes store, writes Andy Clough. You probably knew this already, but it ...

NEWS: Nextbase Media 22 Entertainment Centre covers all the bases

By Andy Clough | Tue, 11 Sep 2007, 2:38pm

The device you see here is – pause for deep breath – the Nextbase Media 22 Entertainment Centre. Basically, it's an iPod dock with built in DVD/CD player, TV tuner, FM radio and Bluetooth streaming for playback of music on Bluetooth ...

iPhone vs iPod touch: which to buy?

By Andy Clough | Tue, 11 Sep 2007, 12:43pm

I'm facing a dilemma, writes Andy Clough. Like many of my colleagues here in the office, I've been saving up for an iPhone for Christmas. Ever since I first clapped eyes on it, I knew I had to have one. But now Apple has unleashed ...

NEWS: IXOS iPod dock is a budget travel companion

By Andy Clough | Mon, 10 Sep 2007, 4:59pm

Another day, another iPod dock, this time from IXOS. It's part of the firm's new 'First by IXOS' value range, and at just £25, we can't argue with that. Designed to work with the new iPod Touch, Classic and nano 3 models ...

NEWS: B&O joins forces with NASA to reinvent the remote control

By Andy Clough | Mon, 10 Sep 2007, 3:53pm

Remote controls aren't something we often get very excited about, but this futuristic device from Bang & Olufsen certainly grabbed our attention. The Danish company, well known for its pioneering industrial design, describes ...

NEWS: Pure targets rugby fans with DAB radio

By Andy Clough | Mon, 10 Sep 2007, 12:14pm

Comet has an exclusive on this palm-sized 'official' England Rugby edition of Pure's Move DAB radio, available now for £90. Pure says it's the ideal way to listen to coverage of rugby matches via digital radio stations such ...

NEWS: Tories to call for all electrical goods to have auto switch-off as part of green initiative

By Andy Clough | Mon, 10 Sep 2007, 11:42am

The Conservative Party will this week call for all electrical goods to be fitted with special devices to switch off standby power as part of its plans to tackle global warning. According to yesterday's Observer, the 'Quality of ...