Harman Kardon SoHo Headphones: Same Great Sound, New Portable Package

Last year's Harman Kardon CL headphones were absolute knockouts: A beautiful minimal design plus nearly perfectly clear sound, all for the totally reasonable list price of $200. With the new SoHo headphones, HK hopes to revise that success in a more portable package, while retaining the sound that made them a smash… » 9/05/13 3:00am 9/05/13 3:00am

Harman Kardon BT and AE Headphones: Minimal Naming Matches Minimal…

This morning Harman Kardon unveiled a new line of over-the-ear and in-ear headphones with inline remotes and mics designed for use with the iPhone and iPods. In fact, the headphones are not only functionally compatible, but with gently curved boxy designs and aluminum finishes, they're aesthetically compatible too. » 6/12/12 10:00am 6/12/12 10:00am

Apple May Activate High Definition Video Playback In the iPhone and…

This one wasn't in our guide to Apple's Rock and Roll event rumors, but Harman Kardon may have spilt the beans. According to this press release, the iPod and iPhone can indeed play high definition video, as previously discovered: » 9/09/09 10:43am 9/09/09 10:43am

Seen, Not Heard: The World's Most Beautiful Audio Equipment

Somewhere along the way, audiophiles became as obsessed with look as with sound quality. So set aside for a minute your ears and your skepticism: Here are the world's most beautiful-looking audio devices. » 4/13/09 4:00pm 4/13/09 4:00pm

Harman Kardon Experimenting with Disco Finishes for its TVs

This glittery little number caught my eye in the Harman Kardon tent. The US manufacturer has been experimenting with different finishes for its TVs and, at first glance it looks a bit Swarovski Whore, but when you get closer, Ooh! Zowie La-La, it's a mix of blue beads and jet drops (less offensive than it sounds.) And… » 9/02/07 12:00pm 9/02/07 12:00pm

Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV680 is First HD DVD-R Laptop in US

Although the most notable feature in the Qosmio G45-AV680 laptop is the fact that you can burn 30GB onto one HD DVD-R disc, its other specs are quite good as well. There's Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11n Wi-Fi, four Harman Kardon speakers, a built-in sub, a PowerMate-like silver control knob with blue LED light, 17-inch… » 7/24/07 2:45pm 7/24/07 2:45pm

iPhone Works With iPod Music Docks But Not Video Docks

When it comes to iPhone compatibility with old-school docks and accessories, the fear factor has been pretty high. Compounding that is the annoying message you get as soon as you dock an iPhone: "This accessory is not made to work with iPhone." Then, more mysteriously, "Would you like to turn on Airplane Mode to reduce… » 7/01/07 3:56pm 7/01/07 3:56pm

Harman Kardon HS300 Brings 5.1 Integrated Home Theater in a Box

We covered a bit of the Harman Kardon HS500 and HS300 back in March, but the latter has gone on sale now in the US. To recap, the HS300 has a built-in DVD player with HDMI, DVD-Audio, MP3, WMA, JPEG, AM/FM Tuner, USB ports for music and photo viewing, and 5.1 audio. » 5/01/07 7:30pm 5/01/07 7:30pm

Harman Kardon HS500: Theater Sound for Around a Grand

Harman Kardon may not a name to say quickly or people will think you are talking about having sex in your car, but it is a name associated with high-end AV products for the home. These home theater systems, the HS300 and HS500 should be available to ship any day now. Both have a 5.1-channel receiver/DVD-Audio/Video… » 3/09/07 5:36am 3/09/07 5:36am

Portable Media Players We Dig (That Aren't The iPhonePod Communicator)

There has been some nice portable media players around CES, all of which have been instantly overshadowed by the iPhonePod Communicator that was announced today. But here are still some impressive media players here, and I've gotten my grubby hands on the best of 'em. » 1/09/07 2:00pm 1/09/07 2:00pm