Bungalow One by Robb Report Home & Style

A collaboration between the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows of Santa Monica, Calif., and Robb Report Home & Style magazine, the new Bungalow One connects four bungalows to create a 2,500-square-foot, three-bedroom retreat that melds modern-day amenities with classic and casual beach elegance. The Southern California–based designer Michael Berman—known for his laid-back, locally influenced interiors—led […]

Personal Technology: Pocket Hi-Fi

For the majority of audiophiles, the MP3 format falls far short on fidelity. These severely compressed music files are designed for maximum storage on mobile devices, such as Apple’s iPod, almost all of which forgo high-fidelity componentry to keep prices low.As a result, music played on these devices lacks depth, detail, clarity, and a realistic […]

The Big and the Beautiful: Samsung’s 2013 TVs

The South Korean electronics giant Samsung, one of the world’s leading TV manufacturers, just announced current and forthcoming availability for its 2013 display panels. The company’s new flagship series, the F8000 LED-edge-lit LCD TV, comes in 46-, 55-, 60-, 65-, and 75-inch screen sizes. The first of the F8000 sets began shipping in March, and […]

9000 Series Television

The top-of-the-line 9000 Series 3-D-capable TVs from electronics supergiant Samsung are the Korean brand’s design statements. With a depth less than an inch, the TVs in this line hold the record for thinness, and their brushed-aluminum frames further contribute to their sleek profile. The contrast ratio for these models is slightly diminished compared to the […]

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