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  • Huawei P20 Pro Smartphone Review

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    Huawei P20 Pro Smartphone Review

    by David Phelan

    It's likely the thing that'll draw you to Huawei's P20 Pro is the remarkable camera set-up. Three on the back, one on the front. For a camera in your pocket, it's sensational, matching or even beating the iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9+.

    Apr 24, 2018 at 9:12 AM

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  • Westworld Season Two: The Door Review

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    Westworld Season Two: The Door Review

    by Cas Harlow

    The impressive HBO mystery western sci-fi TV series, Westworld, enters its second season posing even more questions and offering even fewer answers.

    Apr 23, 2018 at 10:06 AM

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  • Paddington 2 Ultra-HD Blu-ray Review

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    Paddington 2 Ultra-HD Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust

    We take a look at the effortlessly charming Paddington 2 which looks and sounds stunning on 4K UHD

    Apr 20, 2018 at 7:30 AM

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  • Royole Moon AV Headset Review

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    Royole Moon AV Headset Review

    by Steve Withers

    Royole's Moon promises to be a virtual 3D mobile theatre but just how good is it and can you really use it when on the move?

    Apr 19, 2018 at 8:11 AM

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  • Legion Season 2 Review

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    Legion Season 2 Review

    by Cas Harlow

    Fox's best X-Men project, Legion enters its second season on Sky and it's just as much of a mind-twisting audiovisual delight as the first

    Apr 17, 2018

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  • Deezer HiFi Streaming Service Review

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    Deezer HiFi Streaming Service Review

    by Ed Selley

    French streaming service Deezer has gone lossless and has the competition in its sights but is it good enough to make you part with your twenty quid a month?

    Apr 17, 2018

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  • Lost in Space Season 1 Review

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    Lost in Space Season 1 Review

    by Cas Harlow

    The classic Lost in Space TV series earns its second reboot courtesy of Netflix in this big budget sci-fi actioner that's quite literally like Lost... in space.

    Apr 13, 2018

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  • Arendal 1723 S THX 5.1 Speaker Package Review

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    Arendal 1723 S THX 5.1 Speaker Package Review

    by Steve Withers

    Arendal Sound's new 1723 S range takes the performance of their Monitor, Center and Surround speakers and puts them in smaller cabinets, whilst adding THX Ultra certification at the same time.

    Apr 10, 2018

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  • Acer Predator Z1 (Z301CT) Monitor Review

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    Acer Predator Z1 (Z301CT) Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook

    We take a look at Acer's Predator Z1 Ultra-wide PC Gaming Monitor with an 8ms response time, G-Sync, 200Hz refresh rate and Tobii Eye Tracking.

    Apr 7, 2018

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  • Sonos Playbar Review

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    Sonos Playbar Review

    by Greg Hook

    We take a look at the Playbar from streaming audio specialists Sonos which, although it should give an impressive boost to your TV's audio, does come with a very hefty price tag!

    Apr 2, 2018

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  • XTZ Spirit Series 5.1 Speaker Package Review

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    XTZ Spirit Series 5.1 Speaker Package Review

    by Steve Withers

    XTZ's Spirit Series brings performance and price to bear on the multi-channel speaker market with the Spirit 2, Spirit 6 and Spirit Sub12 forming a winning 5.1-channel combination.

    Mar 31, 2018

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  • Qobuz Sublime+ Streaming Service Review

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    Qobuz Sublime+ Streaming Service Review

    by Ed Selley

    Qobuz is looking to tempt streaming users with a unique combination of lossless, high res and downloads but is it worth the asking price?

    Mar 29, 2018

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  • BenQ W1700 (HT2550) 4K DLP Projector Review

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    BenQ W1700 (HT2550) 4K DLP Projector Review

    by Phil Hinton

    The BenQ W1700 is one of the cheapest routes to 4K projection on the market, but is it any good? Let's find out!

    Mar 27, 2018

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  • Piega Tmicro 40 AMT Speaker Review

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    Piega Tmicro 40 AMT Speaker Review

    by Ed Selley

    Do you have a reasonable budget for speakers but very little space? Swiss company Piega thinks they have what you need in the shape of their TMicro 40 AMT.

    Mar 25, 2018

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  • Wharfedale DX-2 Home Cinema Speaker Package Review

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    Wharfedale DX-2 Home Cinema Speaker Package Review

    by Ed Selley

    Looking for surround thrills on the tightest of budgets? Wharfedale thinks you need a DX-2 5.1 speaker package.

    Mar 6, 2018

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  • NAD D3020 V2 Integrated Amplifier Review

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    NAD D3020 V2 Integrated Amplifier Review

    by Ed Selley

    NAD has revised their compact integrated amplifier with a new specification and some other changes, so is this the perfect starter amp for 2018?

    Mar 2, 2018

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  • Denon AVC-X8500H 13.2 Channel AV Amplifier Review

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    Denon AVC-X8500H 13.2 Channel AV Amplifier Review

    by Steve Withers

    In our exclusive review we put Denon's new AVC-X8500H through its paces and find an AV amplifier that takes multi-channel surround sound to another level with 13 channels of built-in amplification and 13.1-channel processing, resulting in an unparalleled immersive audio experience.

    Feb 28, 2018

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  • Sony STR-DN1080 7.2-Channel AV Receiver Review

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    Sony STR-DN1080 7.2-Channel AV Receiver Review

    by Steve Withers

    Sony's STR-DN1080 is a 7-channel AV receiver that supports both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X and despite some limitations it offers exceptional value.

    Feb 21, 2018

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  • Yamaha RX-A3070 9.2 AV Receiver Review

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    Yamaha RX-A3070 9.2 AV Receiver Review

    by Phil Hinton

    Yamaha's new RX-A3070 flagship AVR looks just like the last two models so is it any different and does it still excel? Let's find out...

    Feb 17, 2018

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  • Blade Runner 2049 Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

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    Blade Runner 2049 Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow

    Achieving the impossible, Denis Villeneuve's majestic Blade Runner 2049 is one of the greatest sequels of all time, and one of the best 4K releases to boot.

    Feb 3, 2018

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  • Monitor Audio Silver 500 Surround Speaker Package Review

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    Monitor Audio Silver 500 Surround Speaker Package Review

    by Ed Selley

    Monitor Audio has a strong reputation in AV speakers and the new Silver range looks like it has considerable promise. So does it deliver?

    Feb 2, 2018

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  • Bowers & Wilkins 705S2 Speaker Review

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    Bowers & Wilkins 705S2 Speaker Review

    by Ed Selley

    The latest range of speakers from Bowers & Wilkins aims to bring the performance of the 800 Series down to an (almost) attainable price. Does the 705 S2 succeed in this brief?

    Jan 31, 2018

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  • Orbitsound P70W Soundbar Review

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    Orbitsound P70W Soundbar Review

    by Greg Hook

    The One P70W from Orbitsound offers a stylish upgrade to your TV's audio without resorting to a multi-speaker setup. But at £399 does it have the performance to match the price?

    Jan 23, 2018

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  • Bowers & Wilkins PX Headphones Review

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    Bowers & Wilkins PX Headphones Review

    by Ed Selley

    The active noise cancelling headphone market is where HiFi meets real life and it's the turn of Bowers & Wilkins to see how best to balance these requirements.

    Jan 18, 2018

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  • Yamaha WX-010 Wireless Speaker Review

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    Yamaha WX-010 Wireless Speaker Review

    by Steve Withers

    Yamaha's entry-level MusicCast wireless speaker makes a handy little addition to a multi-room system or a even a useful stereo pair.

    Jan 17, 2018

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  • LG SJ8 Soundbar Review

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    LG SJ8 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers

    LG's SJ8 is a 4.1-channel soundbar that has been specifically designed to match their B7 and C7 OLED TVs. So if you've picked up a bargain in the Black Friday sales, this might be the best way to boost your new TV's sonic capabilities.

    Jan 4, 2018

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  • Simaudio Moon Neo 340i X Integrated Amplifier Review

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    Simaudio Moon Neo 340i X Integrated Amplifier Review

    by Ed Selley

    The Neo 340iX is an integrated amplifier that offers an impressive selection of optional extras, so is this the smart amp to end all smart amps?

    Jan 3, 2018

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  • The Dark Knight Rises Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

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    The Dark Knight Rises Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow

    Nolan rounds out the definitive Batman series with a flawed but still epic conclusion which makes for a stunning 4K disc release.

    Dec 31, 2017

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  • Yamaha YAS-107 Soundbar Review

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    Yamaha YAS-107 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers

    Yamaha's YAS-107 is their latest entry-level soundbar and not only offers a refined performance and a decent price but also useful options when it comes to installation.

    Dec 31, 2017

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