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Bowers & Wilkins’ Z2: The Best Speaker Dock We’ve Ever Tested

New Z2Shame on me.

I’ve been enjoying the Bowers & Wilkins Z2 speaker dock so much, I’ve taken far too long to share it with all of you; but can you really blame me? My soft spot for all things B&W is well documented–and also well deserved. While other companies “make” audio products, Bower & Wilkins “crafts” them–making their speakers and headphones not just a means to an end, but functional art for audiophiles. So how does the Z2 speaker dock stack up against an ever-growing sea of competitors? I guess after reading the title of the article, it’s a bit late for a “spoiler alert”…

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C5 In-Ear Headphones: Bowers & Wilkins Sound Made Portable and Affordable

For those of you familiar with the site, you’re probably aware of the fact that we’re pretty big fans of Bowers & Wilkins; in fact, the P5 headphones we tested last year remain our favorite portable, on-ear headphones. But the truth is, as much as we love the P5s, they’re not for everyone. Though the $299 price tag is a bargain considering what you get, that price may still be too high for some; and though “gadget bag” portable, they’re not “pocket portable.” So what was Bowers & Wilkins’ answer to those looking for something a little easier on both the pocket and pocketbook? The C5 In-Ear Headphones; and for those that have been holding off buying a pair of B&W headphones, be warned: You officially have no more excuses.

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The Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air: High Expectations, Beautifully Met

When Beauty is Function…

For long time readers of the site, admitting that we’re fans of Bowers & Wilkins will likely come as no surprise.  Bowers & Wilkins (previously better known as ‘B&W’) has spent the better part of the last decade refining their product line and overall brand strategy – an aggressive approach we fully endorse that’s based on a foundation of a balanced commitment to both great audio performance and innovative design. But, confession being good for the soul, it’s also worth noting that fandom such as ours can be a fickle thing (just ask a certain Mr. Lucas).  While we have consistently been impressed with Bowers & Wilkins products over the years, each success has, in turn, created an ever escalating aura of expectation… and there are few hurdles more difficult to overcome than high expectations.  So, it was with this history of success and anticipation that we took delivery of the latest addition to the Bowers and Wilkins line, the Zeppelin Air.  Join us as we take an in-depth look at this elegant speaker system.

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Bowers & Wilkins MM-1 Speakers: Better Than Your Computer Deserves

When Bowers & Wilkins asked us if we were interested in sampling their MM-1 speakers, I had to pause to ensure that this wasn’t a trick question; after all, why would anyone turn down a chance to spend some time with a Bowers & Wilkins audio product? Considering how much we enjoyed both the P-5 Headphones and Zeppelin Mini speaker dock, we could only imagine what the MM-1s had in store. Would they share the same quality of build as the P-5s? Could the sound be as clean and robust as the Zeppelin Mini? Could Bowers & Wilkins possibly maintain the lofty standards set by every one of their audio products? Read on and discover why the MM-1 speakers may turn your office into your new family room…

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Zeppelin Mini by Bowers & Wilkins: The Smaller Standard for iPod Speaker Docks

After reading our review of Bowers & Wilkins‘ brilliant P5 Mobile Headphones, one might walk away with the impression that we’re fans of the products that B&W makes–and that’s a fair assessment. What people may not realize, is how easy Bowers & Wilkins makes it for people to not only be fans of their products, but also be fans of their ethic; this is a company that truly crafts their audio line and it comes through in the way every one of their products looks and sounds–and the Zeppelin Mini is no different. Looking for a speaker dock for your iDevice that offers excellent sound, beautiful design and a small footprint? Look no further than the Zeppelin Mini.

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