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  • Pro-Ject Primary E Turntable announced

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    Pro-Ject Primary E Turntable announced

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    The Primary E is a vinyl record player based on Pro-Jects respected existing designs. It promises not to hurt your records, it’s made in Europe and it’s available now for £149.00

    Aug 21, 2018 at 7:23 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 20th August 2018

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    AVForums Podcast: 20th August 2018

    by Phil Hinton

    This week we look at budget level TVs, a musical mobile phone and a Sonos soundbar. We also review The Meg at the cinema and much, much more...

    Aug 20, 2018 at 7:39 AM

  • IFA 2018: What to Expect

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    IFA 2018: What to Expect

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    IFA 2018 is set to kick-off and this year's show promises 8k TVs, yet more AI powered devices and maybe the odd surprise, or two, along the way. What are you hoping to see emerge from Berlin?

    Aug 10, 2018

  • Sony Launch New Budget UBP-X500 4K Blu-ray Player

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    Sony Launch New Budget UBP-X500 4K Blu-ray Player

    by Phil Hinton

    Sony have launched their latest budget 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player the UBP-X500. It supports most formats and files, but is strictly HDR10 only with no Dolby Vision support.

    Aug 7, 2018

  • Sony AF9 OLED and ZF9 LCD TVs Unveiled

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    Sony AF9 OLED and ZF9 LCD TVs Unveiled

    by Phil Hinton

    Sony have released the full details of their new AF9 and ZF9 TVs at an event in New York. We have the full details here...

    Jul 31, 2018

  • The Top 10 Best Games of 2018 (Q1)

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    The Top 10 Best Games of 2018 (Q1)

    by Luke Albiges

    We take a look at the top 10 best games of the first quarter of 2018. From Chuchel to A Way Out, there's something for everyone, here.

    Apr 21, 2018

  • Sony AF8 OLED TV pricing announced

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    Sony AF8 OLED TV pricing announced

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    Sony has opened pre-orders and announced pricing on its upcoming AF8 OLEDs with the TVs set to hit stores at the end of April 2018. They've also produced a fancy new advert to mark the launch.

    Apr 9, 2018

  • Breaking News: OPPO Digital to cease development of new products

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    Breaking News: OPPO Digital to cease development of new products

    by Phil Hinton

    Oppo have announced that they are to cease making UHD Blu-ray players, Hi-Fi products and all development of new products. Oppo UK will close its doors in the summer.

    Apr 2, 2018

  • LG demo OLED and SUPER UHD 2018 TVs

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    LG demo OLED and SUPER UHD 2018 TVs

    by Steve Withers

    LG held their first European wide TV event at their Madrid office, where they demonstrated the latest features on their 2018 OLED and SUPER UHD TVs.

    Mar 22, 2018

  • Panasonic announces DP-UB9000 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

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    Panasonic announces DP-UB9000 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

    by Steve Withers

    Panasonic surprised attendees at their 2018 European Convention by announcing the high-end DP-UB9000 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player with Dolby Vision and HDR10+ support.

    Feb 14, 2018

  • The Best 4K Blu-rays of 2018

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    The Best 4K Blu-rays of 2018

    by Steve Withers

    The first quarter of any year is always good for big titles arriving on disc and 2018 is no exception, so here are the 4K Blu-rays that are worth picking up between now and the end of March.

    Feb 13, 2018

  • Samsung to launch Micro LED TVs using Chinese LEDs

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    Samsung to launch Micro LED TVs using Chinese LEDs

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    Samsung has undertaken a three year, exclusive deal with a Chinese LED manufacturer to provide the Micro LEDs necessary to commercialise the Korean company's next-gen TV roll-out.

    Feb 12, 2018

  • Sony's 2018 AV line-up boasts Dolby Atmos and Vision

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    Sony's 2018 AV line-up boasts Dolby Atmos and Vision

    by Steve Withers

    Sony's new AV line-up for 2018 includes an Ultra HD Blu-ray player that supports Dolby Vision and soundbars and AV receives that support both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.

    Feb 7, 2018

  • Sony launch 2018 OLED and LCD TV line-up for UK

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    Sony launch 2018 OLED and LCD TV line-up for UK

    by Steve Withers

    Sony held a UK press launch for their 2018 OLED and LCD TV line-up and whilst the new models look good the big question is what happened with the Dolby Vision firmware update?

    Feb 7, 2018

  • The 25 Most Anticipated Films of 2018

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    The 25 Most Anticipated Films of 2018

    by Steve Withers

    It's shaping up to be another blockbuster year at the cinema with sequels, reboots, remakes, adaptations and comic book movies galore. So here's our choice for the most anticipated films of 2018.

    Feb 6, 2018

  • Dolby Atmos content expands on Sky Q and Sky Store

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    Dolby Atmos content expands on Sky Q and Sky Store

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    Sky is quietly going about adding Dolby Atmos sound to some of its on demand movie content on Sky Q and the Sky Store.

    Jan 31, 2018

  • Philips expand OLED TV line-up with three new models

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    Philips expand OLED TV line-up with three new models

    by Steve Withers

    Philips expand their OLED 4K TV line-up, adding the 973, 873 and 803 to the award-winning 9002 for 2018.

    Jan 29, 2018

  • Philips launch new LCD line-up with IPS panels and P5

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    Philips launch new LCD line-up with IPS panels and P5

    by Steve Withers

    Philips new LCD range includes the P5 picture processing engine and the higher end models use NanoCell

    Jan 25, 2018

  • Sony Dolby Vision update for Bravia TVs is apparently half-baked

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    Sony Dolby Vision update for Bravia TVs is apparently half-baked

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    Sony's update for Dolby Vision HDR for certain high-end Bravia TVs is beginning to roll out State-side but it's not everything that owners were hoping for with support currently limited to streaming apps to the exclusion of HDMI sources.

    Jan 18, 2018

  • CES 2018 News: Sony demos AF8 and XF90 with X-Motion Clarity

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    CES 2018 News: Sony demos AF8 and XF90 with X-Motion Clarity

    by Steve Withers

    At a special closed door demo, Sony demonstrated their new AF8 OLED TV and XF90 LED LCD TV with the X1 Extreme processor and new X-Motion Clarity feature.

    Jan 15, 2018

  • CES 2018 News: HiFi and AV Show Report

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    CES 2018 News: HiFi and AV Show Report

    by Ed Selley

    The HiFi segment of CES is feeling the pressure from elsewhere but there was still some serious hardware on show.

    Jan 14, 2018

  • CES 2018 News: Samsung demo 8K, HDR10+ and Micro LED

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    CES 2018 News: Samsung demo 8K, HDR10+ and Micro LED

    by Steve Withers

    Samsung explain their roadmap for Micro LED and demonstrate their new 8K QLED TV with Micro Full Array.

    Jan 13, 2018

  • CES 2018 News: Hisense to launch OLED TV in UK

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    CES 2018 News: Hisense to launch OLED TV in UK

    by Steve Withers

    Hisense have announced that they plan to release an OLED 4K TV in the UK later this year.

    Jan 10, 2018

  • CES 2018 News: Sony 2018 OLED and LED TV Line-up Announced

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    CES 2018 News: Sony 2018 OLED and LED TV Line-up Announced

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    Sony announces a new OLED and high-end 4K HDR LED TVs at CES 2018. There's no real surprises here but rather minor refinements and enhancements.

    Jan 9, 2018

  • CES 2018 News: Samsung details 8K AI Scaling Technology

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    CES 2018 News: Samsung details 8K AI Scaling Technology

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    There might not be any actual 8K content about to watch but Samsung still believes you can benefit from the extra resolution with its new scaling techniques based on machine learning.

    Jan 8, 2018

  • CES 2018 News: TCL announce new 4K HDR Roku TVs and Smart Soundbar

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    CES 2018 News: TCL announce new 4K HDR Roku TVs and Smart Soundbar

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    TCL ended 2017 as the number three Smart TV brand in the US and this rapid success has been built on the back of the Roku TV system. The 2018 TCL TVs also feature Dolby Vision, improved dimming and, of course, even wider colour gamuts. Will we ever seem them in the UK?

    Jan 8, 2018

  • CES 2018 News: New Hisense 4K HDR TVs Announced

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    CES 2018 News: New Hisense 4K HDR TVs Announced

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    Hisense has new high-end LED TVs with the 2,000 nit, 1056 zone, Dolby Vision equipped H10E heading up the offering. There's also a new Smart TV platform, Alexa integration and more.

    Jan 8, 2018

  • CES 2018 News: Hisense TVs to have exclusive 4K  World Cup coverage

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    CES 2018 News: Hisense TVs to have exclusive 4K World Cup coverage

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    Hisense TVs will get a special app allowing exclusive streaming of World Cup in 2018, among other features.

    Jan 8, 2018

  • CES 2018 News: LG 2018 Super UHD TVs announced

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    CES 2018 News: LG 2018 Super UHD TVs announced

    by Mark Hodgkinson

    LG's top of the range LED TVs for 2018 will feature FALD, Nano technology and the Alpha 7 processor but will they get any love?

    Jan 8, 2018


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