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Whether you listen to death metal or nature documentaries, the Bowers and Wilkins B&W 685 S2s are an astoundingly good set of speakers and an excellent deal at this price level.
On the outside, the $300 P5 Series 2 looks almost identical to its predecessor, but B&W has upgraded its sound engine.
The Sony KDL-W800B series is a classy television with excellent color and shadow detail, but in pure bang-for-buck terms, its black level can be bettered for much less.
The wedge-shaped design of the Sony KDL-W850B makes for a unique look, and in addition to a good picture helps justify a relatively high price.
The Sony KDL-W800B series is a classy television with decent picture performance and ultra-low latency but it can be bettered in pure bang-for-buck terms.
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Sony's wedge-shaped KDL-W850B TV offers better picture quality, albeit for a higher price, than many big-screen LCDs.
B&W's P5s aren't cheap, but they're well built, and they offer a unique design, rich sound, and a built-in microphone for making calls.
Everybody's getting into the headphone market, but when Bowers & Wilkins enters the fray, expect something special. Yup, the P5 is pretty amazing.
On a recent UK trip, I got to visit the factories of high-end speaker company B&W, speaker and electronics company Meridian, and the legendary Abbey Road Studios. Here are those adventures, in pictures and words.