formation

Bowers & Wilkins’ Formation Flex is a pricey HomePod alternative

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Bowers & Wilkins Bowers & Wilkins has finally built a competitor to Apple’s Homepod. Well, almost. Today, the company — best known for its luxurious Nautilus and 800 Series Diamond hardware — announced the Flex, a smaller speaker that sits alongside its existing line of Formation wireless products. The device […]

Read More

Astronomers believe the young Milky Way once swallowed a dwarf galaxy

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links MARIANA SUAREZ via Getty Images Astronomers believe they’ve mapped an important sequence of events that shaped our galaxy 10 billion years ago. In a paper published in Nature Astronomy today, researchers from the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC) share their findings that a dwarf galaxy, Gaia-Enceladus, once collided and […]

Read More

Scientists think some supermassive black holes didn’t start as stars

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Makhbubakhon Ismatova via Getty Images Despite the fact that scientists now have a real image of a supermassive black hole, they still have plenty of questions about the objects. Now, astrophysicists at Western University may have a new explanation for how some black holes formed. In research published in The […]

Read More

Bowers & Wilkins is betting big on high-end, multi-room streaming

Engadget RSS Feed For Andy Kerr, product communication director at Bowers & Wilkins, Formation has been a long time coming. “We’re following a path that we’ve wanted to be on for…probably since the start. Since the inception of the company.” Formation is a family of wireless products that can be used separately or together as […]

Read More

Bowers & Wilkins unveils wireless Formation speaker family

Engadget RSS Feed Bowers & Wilkins, best known for its luxurious Nautilus and 800 Series Diamond speakers, is launching a wireless audio system called Formation. The company is starting with a soundbar, two bookshelf-style speakers, a cheaper single speaker, a standalone subwoofer and an audio box that gives older devices streaming capabilities. All five pieces […]

Read More