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  • AVForums Podcast: 20th August 2018

    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...

    by Phil Hinton, Aug 20, 2018 at 6:39 AM

  • Quest HD Launches on Freeview

    Quest HD is launching on Freeview, giving football fans access to enjoy highlights from the English Football League for free.

    by Phil Hinton, Aug 13, 2018 at 12:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 13th August 2018

    Sharks with arms and legs, wet sanding your paint job, rebels and orange cars are discussed this week. Plus we remember it's an AV podcast so also talk Arcam amps, REL subwoofers and favourite aquatic movies... listen in.

    by Phil Hinton, Aug 12, 2018 at 11:02 PM

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

    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.

    by Phil Hinton, Aug 7, 2018 at 9:03 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 6th August 2018

    This week it's toddler tanks, fantasy island and what Mark does for a living. Sony announce new OLED and LCD flagship TVs, TCL enter the UK TV market, Ed gives us his playlist, album and vinyl of the month, plus lots more...

    by Phil Hinton, Aug 6, 2018 at 6:36 AM

  • AVForums Editorial Changes and News

    We have made some changes to how the editorial is staffed along with a new badge to replace the Reference Status. Plus there are opportunities to join the team!

    by Phil Hinton, Aug 1, 2018 at 3:53 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 30th July 2018

    This week we discuss MicroLED TV and wonder if a 2019 debut is really possible. Phil has a large stash of TVs to review in the weeks ahead, while Steve will be listening to soundbars. Mission Impossible: Fallout was our film of the month and we...

    by Phil Hinton, Jul 30, 2018 at 6:42 AM

  • Marantz SR5013 and SR6013 AV Receivers announced

    Marantz announces a brace of new AVRs with support for all the latest audio and video formats along with added features and improved components.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jul 24, 2018 at 4:06 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 23rd July 2018

    Pottery news, data management and DIY are all on the menu this week, along with AV news, IFA 2018 preview, headphone reviews, movie news and is Netflix killing traditional pay TV services?

    by Phil Hinton, Jul 23, 2018 at 7:20 AM

  • Dynaudio in-wall/ in-ceiling speakers announced

    After 40 years in the hi-fi, pro-studio and automotive markets, Dynaudio is bringing its expertise to the custom install space with a range of in-wall and in-ceiling speakers with unique tool-free clip-in speaker modules.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jul 20, 2018 at 2:05 PM

  • Denon AVR-X4500H & AVR-X3500H AV Receivers launched

    Denon introduces a pair of new AVRs, the AVR-X4500H and AVR-X3500H featuring support for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X and Auro-3D in addition to Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG and eARC.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jul 19, 2018 at 2:20 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 16th July 2018

    This week we give our final impressions on the BBC HLG 4K tests, Ed reviews the Monitor Audio Monitor 50 speakers, Cas reviews Mission:Impossible - Fallout and Phil reviews Skyscraper. Plus movies news, cars, the Rock, Cas's racing puma and more...

    by Phil Hinton, Jul 16, 2018 at 7:37 AM

  • BT Sport 4K UHD coming to Virgin TV

    Virgin Media has announced a renewal of its deal with BT Sport which will see its Ultra HD Channel added to qualifying packages. The new channel launches on 30th July.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jul 11, 2018 at 2:13 PM

  • New BT TV App Extra launches

    The new BT TV App allows you to view all your BT content across four devices and includes support for Apple TV, Chromecast and Samsung Smart TVs with Fire TV support to follow. It costs £5 per month while the existing, free app, has been updated...

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jul 9, 2018 at 7:33 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 9th July 2018

    Hot weather and football punditry could set us up for failure given this was recorded on Friday... Are Netflix looking to increase prices, Phil looks at the best OLED TVs of the year so far and Steve is still playing with high-end home cinema...

    by Phil Hinton, Jul 8, 2018 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 2nd July 2018

    This week we get the full review of the Panasonic FZ952 65-inch OLED TV, Steve reviews some seriously high-end home cinema processors and Ed is still reviewing all-in-one Hi-Fi systems. Plus the cinema, disc, 4K and movie news, and the best of...

    by Phil Hinton, Jul 2, 2018 at 6:47 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 25th June 2018

    We give our first impressions of the Panasonic FZ952 OLED TV, Ed has been travelling again, Steve celebrates yet another birthday and Mark watches lot's of football. Plus relevant AV talk...

    by Phil Hinton, Jun 25, 2018 at 6:33 AM

  • Amazon Prime Video now on BT TV

    BT has become the first UK major pay-TV operator to have Amazon Prime Video among its choice of streaming apps. The roll-out has already begun to BT TV boxes with completion expected by the end of summer 2018.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jun 22, 2018 at 7:09 AM

  • Best Projectors for World Cup 2018

    There's absolutely nothing that beats watching the football on a really big screen so what better excuse do you need to buy a projector. You might even be surprised how little some of them cost.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jun 20, 2018 at 9:01 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 18th June 2018

    This week we kick off the World Cup with reviews of two 5.1 speaker packages and the Sony AF8 OLED TV, plus Steve reports from the Sound United conference in Spain and we talk 4K Blu-rays and dinosaurs in other genres...

    by Phil Hinton, Jun 17, 2018 at 11:06 PM

  • Best Soundbars for World Cup 2018

    We all know that sound is as important as video when it comes to enjoying the atmosphere of a major sporting event so we look at the best soundbar solutions for the upcoming World Cup.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jun 14, 2018 at 7:29 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 11th June 2018

    This week we review Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom at the cinema and the Naim Uniti Star all in one system. Phil previews the BenQ TK800 4K Projector and we discuss the best films based on true events...

    by Phil Hinton, Jun 11, 2018 at 7:20 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 4th June 2018

    This week Ed goes to the cinema and gives us his review of Solo: A Star Wars Story. We review a Pro-ject all-in-one Hi-Fi system and a Samsung soundbar, we get a preview of the Panasonic UB9000 4K disc player, the BBC announces plans to broadcast...

    by Phil Hinton, Jun 4, 2018 at 6:16 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 28th May 2018

    This week we have a man of the year, a new pottery star, Ed is on tour in his Fiesta ST and Steve meets his fans in Belfast. We preview the Sony AF8 OLED and review the Sony X700 4K disc player. We also round-up the best of the month.

    by Phil Hinton, May 28, 2018 at 8:16 AM

  • Polk Command Alexa Soundbar Announced

    Polk has announced the first Alexa enabled soundbar for the UK and is designed to be perfect for Fire TV devices - especially the Stick

    by Mark Hodgkinson, May 26, 2018 at 8:17 AM

  • Eurosport to broadcast Roland Garros in Ultra HD

    Eurosport is serving up the French Open in 4K on Sky Q and Virgin, for the first time among a series of firsts.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, May 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM

  • Sky announces new Innovation Centre

    Sky has announced the development of a new centre with focus on the development of new consumer tech and built upon its existing Osterley campus.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, May 22, 2018 at 2:28 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 21st May 2018

    This week we jump on the scales to talk German sausage with Ed, we update our thoughts on the ElectriQ OLED, cover a Samsung soundbar and review the Egreat media box. Plus we go to the cinema for Deadpool 2 and Mark reveals his new disc buying...

    by Phil Hinton, May 20, 2018 at 11:17 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 14th May 2018

    This week the gang are reduced to just three as TV season hits with a vengeance. We talk about the LG C8 and ElectriQ OLED TVs, and the Samsung Q9FN. Plus the latest movies news and more...

    by Phil Hinton, May 14, 2018 at 7:34 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 30th April 2018

    This week we up the professionalism on the podcast with some neat segues and interesting subjects, or at least we try. We talk about Avengers: Infinity War without spoilers, Phil reviews another laser projector, Steve reviews Atmos speakers and...

    by Phil Hinton, Apr 30, 2018 at 7:32 AM

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