Flying is a metaphor of changing, freedom, leaving the problems behind us, being bold and brave. The dream of the human kind since the beginning of time (honorable mention to Icarus, the man who flew too high in his quest to glory), is now possible trough magnificent machines called airplanes. Not only the aeronautical engineering has changed over the years but the interior design of the planes has even more. First class in the 60’s were just comfortable seats with a good amount of reclining. Today this is called premium economy class.
There’s a battle going on in the sky where the contenders periodically present their new products like Apple presents the new iPhone at a keynote: the first and business class. They are complex products formed by the seat design, the amenity kit, the menu, the service and the extras offered. This is a mixture of hardware, software (the inflight entertainment) and human touch.
I’m going to review the business and first class of Emirates on the Airbus A380. Be aware that, especially for the business class, the configuration is different if you fly on a Boeing 777. Don’t worry, when you book the flight you will see the aircraft. Although the aircraft can be changed last minute due to operative reasons, this occurrence is extremely rare especially between different planes like the 777 and the a380, which are basically the only two planes in Emirates fleet. Let’s start with the business and, in the next article, let’s finish in style with the most luxurious product.
When you first give a glance at the box of the iPhone X you sense that there’s something different, that screen has no bezels, has rounded corners and there’s a little black space in the top middle between two “ears”. But it is only when you turn the screen on that you experience that WOW effect we are so addicted to.Continue reading “iPhone X | Review”
The Zeppelin Wireless by Bowers & Wilkins is a speaker featuring Bluetooth 4.1, Airplay, Ethernet and Aux (Mini Jack 3.5 mm) connections. The Spotify Premium compatibility is also present to stream directly from the Spotify app. It comes in two colors: black and white.
The Zeppelin, at its third iteration, is named after the early 20th century german rigid airships company. This is one of the generic trademark cases , where the name of a company is eventually used to define a class of objects (Biro with ball-point pens among the most famous examples). The iconic shape, infact, has a strong resemblance to the one of a zeppelin. An adequate distance between the drives is one of the requirements for a proper acoustic performance. Continue reading “Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless | Review “
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