Is a Black and White-Only Digital Camera a Great Idea?

LeicaRumors is reporting a crazy Leica rumor! The luxe German camera firm is rumored to be readying a B&W-only model. With no LCD screen. That's right: no colors, no screen, just black and white shots forever. Brilliant or moronic? » 3/15/12 5:20pm 3/15/12 5:20pm

Perfectly Colored Famous Photos Are So Much More Powerful Than the B&W…

I know many may disagree, but these colored famous photos are much more powerful than the black and white originals. The perfect coloring takes away all the stylization of the black and white and pushes the violence right into your eyes. » 1/18/12 9:35am 1/18/12 9:35am

Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Lightning Review: High Fidelity, High…

You can get an iPod dock for $50, and it'll do everything you'd expect: play your music, charge your phone. So how the hell can you justify spending $600 on one? You find something that surprises and delights you. » 8/29/11 2:00pm 8/29/11 2:00pm

B&W's Zeppelin iPod Dock Stays Buoyant with AirPlay

Come March the original high-end iPod dock won't require docking. Equipped with new drive units and some subtle design tweaks, B&W's Zeppelin Air also adds streaming AirPlay to the mix. Unfortunately, at $600 it's still crazy expensive. [Bowers & Wilkins] » 1/05/11 2:31pm 1/05/11 2:31pm

Awesome Gifts for Music Nerds

This decade the digital audio revolution has taken us from piracy to the start of an age where we can listen to anything, anywhere. Here are some gifts that let your loved ones do just that. » 12/16/10 8:20pm 12/16/10 8:20pm

Building a Pair of Knock-Off B&W Nautilus Speakers

It took Lluis Pujol over 400 hours to craft a pair of speakers "inspired" by this DIY job, which was itself inspired by Bowers & Wilkins $60,000 Nautilus speakers. Check out what they look when painted and polished: » 11/09/10 6:40am 11/09/10 6:40am

B&W Zeppelin Mini iPod Dock Is Neither Zeppelin Nor Mini, But I Like It…

I'm not a fan of iPod/iPhone docks, but I can definitely use the new B&W Zeppelin Mini with rotating dock arm. It has little to do with the original B&W Zeppelin, but it will look good in my new apartment. » 9/14/09 2:40pm 9/14/09 2:40pm

This Man Is Extremely Dedicated to Live Network Television

This intriguing dude is watching a black-and-white TV, with a DTV converter box, in a Starbucks. Hey, it's not his fault Hulu doesn't carry Jeopardy!, right? [Kansas City Blog via Boing Boing Gadgets] » 7/16/09 6:30pm 7/16/09 6:30pm

Meet Ken, The Amazing Dancing Audiophile

There are the snobby, deluded audiophiles who troll internet forums all day arguing about the merits of acoustic cryocoolers and adaptive spectral perceptual entropy coding, and then there's Ken. » 1/30/09 9:20am 1/30/09 9:20am

Study Finds the Color of Dreams Dependent On the Color of Your…

Further evidence that media's placating massage fingers mine even the deepest jelly regions of our brains, a new study has claimed to prove the long-thought notion that the type of TV and film exposure during youth drastically affects the color of dreams, even much later into life. In the study, only 4.4 percent of… » 10/22/08 10:00am 10/22/08 10:00am

B&W Liberty Is First 8-Channel Wireless System

The Bowers and Wilkins Liberty claims to be the world's first wireless entertainment system to offer 8 channels of audio—full 5.1 and an extra 2 channels for wherever the hell you want. But even more promising, maybe, is that while streaming your CD or DVD audio to its bundled speakers the Liberty will automatically… » 1/21/08 9:01am 1/21/08 9:01am

B&W Tube Clock Gets You Laid

Did you ever want to be Marty McFly so you could get your hands on the flux capacitor, not for time travel, but instead so you could use it as décor for your abode? Well friends rejoice, B&W has released the Tube Clock. The set up consists of six smoke domes encasing red LEDs, all mounted on a stainless steel and wood… » 8/04/07 7:15pm 8/04/07 7:15pm

B&W Zeppelin iPod Dock Blasts The Real Zeppelin

High-end speaker producer Bowers & Wilkins (known on the street as B&W) is going all Hindenburg on your iPod dock. Named after its obvious inspiration, B&W's Zeppelin is a two-foot-long black ellipsoid with a bundle of goodies hidden inside, including a 5-inch subwoofer, four speakers and an amp that can pump out 100… » 8/01/07 7:33pm 8/01/07 7:33pm

Sennheiser BW900 Bluetooth Headset Finally Available

We thought the BW900 Bluetooth headset from headphone company Sennheiser was available last year, but apparently it took another year for it to actually make it to maker. Reader Jonathan got one and unboxed it. » 6/21/07 7:10pm 6/21/07 7:10pm

B&W XT Speakers

B&W must be real proud of itself, releasing these svelte-looking XT speakers that would look great pretty much anywhere. There's four models in the XT series and they each serve different purposes. The XT4 is a three-way speaker; the XT2 is a two-way speaker; the XTC is a two-way center channel speaker; and the PV1 is… » 7/03/06 6:42pm 7/03/06 6:42pm