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    Linn announces Majik DSM digital streamer upgrade

    by Andy Bassett
    Linn announces Majik DSM digital streamer upgrade
    The Majik DSM digital streamer has undergone a top to bottom reimagining to deliver improvements in looks, features and performance.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    Sony announces WH-1000XM4 noise cancelling headphones

    by Andy Bassett
    Sony announces WH-1000XM4 noise cancelling headphones
    Sony’s 18 month old WH-1000XM3 headphones have been hugely popular and Sony has just announced its successor, the WH-1000XM4 which features improved noise cancelling, Adaptive Sound Control, Speak-to-Chat and greater comfort.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    McIntosh launches C22 Mk V preamp and MC1502 power amplifier

    by Andy Bassett
    McIntosh launches C22 Mk V preamp and MC1502 power amplifier
    American high end audio manufacturer McIntosh has announced its two latest amplifiers - the C22 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier Mk V and the MC1502 Vacuum Tube Amplifier.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    Marantz unveils 12 Series Special Edition models

    by Andy Bassett
    Marantz unveils 12 Series Special Edition models
    Marantz has unveiled its latest products which have been bestowed with Special Edition status - the 12 series PM-12 Integrated amplifier and the SA-12 SACD player with DAC mode.  
  • Tech News

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    Samsung Galaxy Note 20 smart phone models launched

    by Andy Bassett
    Samsung Galaxy Note 20 smart phone models launched
    Samsung’s latest Unpacked event saw the official unveiling of the latest Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra smart phones along with the Galaxy Z Fold 2 foldable smart phone, the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ tablets, the Galaxy Buds Live and the Galaxy Watch 3.  
  • TV News

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    Toshiba launches UK4B 4K Alexa enabled TV

    by Andy Bassett
    Toshiba launches UK4B 4K Alexa enabled TV
    The UK4B is Toshiba’s first 4K hands free Alexa-enabled TV and starts at £329.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Mulan to premiere on Disney+ on 4th September

    by Andy Bassett
    Mulan to premiere on Disney+ on 4th September
    Disney has taken the leap and confirmed that their anticipated live action version of Mulan will not debut in cinemas but will instead premiere on the company’s Disney+ streaming platform on 4th September 2020 at a cost of $30.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Has Amazon Prime Video dropped Dolby Atmos?

    by Andy Bassett
    Has Amazon Prime Video dropped Dolby Atmos?
    Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision might not be particularly prevalent on the Prime Video service but could they disappear for good?  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    McIntosh and Sonus faber unite under Fine Sounds Distribution in UK

    by Andy Bassett
    McIntosh and Sonus faber unite under Fine Sounds Distribution in UK
    Two iconic high end brands have come together under the umbrella of a new British premium audio distributor, Fine Sounds UK.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    JBL launches 4349 Studio Monitor

    by Andy Bassett
    JBL launches 4349 Studio Monitor
    JBL brings studio accuracy and dynamics to music lovers’ homes with the new, high performance 4349 Studio Monitor.  
  • TV News

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    LG Display next generation OLEDs showcased at SID 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    LG Display next generation OLEDs showcased at SID 2020
    As the world’s leading innovator, creator and manufacturer of OLED based display solutions LG Display will be showcasing its latest OLED technologies at the 2020 Society for Information Display (SID) conference which is being held online from August 3rd - 7th.  
  • Home AV News

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    AVForums Podcast: 2nd August 2020

    by Phil Hinton
    AVForums Podcast: 2nd August 2020
    This week it's the best of the month with Ed's vinyl, album and playlist suggestions along with the best films, 4K discs and TV shows.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Sir Alan Parker Dead: Director of Bugsy Malone and Fame dies aged 76

    by Andy Bassett
    Sir Alan Parker Dead: Director of Bugsy Malone and Fame dies aged 76
    The celebrated and influential British director Sir Alan Parker has died in London after a long illness a spokesperson confirmed.  
  • Home AV News

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    Marantz introduces NR1711 slimline 8K AVR

    by Andy Bassett
    Marantz introduces NR1711 slimline 8K AVR
    Following Marantz’s recent launch of its 8K ready SR series AV receivers comes the NR1711 which has many of its larger siblings’ features but in a slimline package.  
  • TV News

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    Sony XH90 and ZH8 TVs get 'Ready For PlayStation 5' badge

    by Andy Bassett
    Sony XH90 and ZH8 TVs get 'Ready For PlayStation 5' badge
    Sony has unveiled its ‘Ready For PlayStation 5’ badge which will adorn its TVs in the run up to the release of the next gen gaming console later in the year.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Universal and AMC agree earlier VOD debut in US

    by Andy Bassett
    Universal and AMC agree earlier VOD debut in US
    Universal and AMC have entered into what could be a game changing agreement which will see the studio’s films make their way to video on demand services just 17 days after a theatrical bow.  
  • TV News

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    CES 2021 moves to all digital format

    by Andy Bassett
    CES 2021 moves to all digital format
    In a video announcement, the CEO of the Consumer Technology Association has confirmed that the upcoming CES due in January 2021 will be an entirely online affair.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Tenet UK release confirmed as 26th August

    by Andy Bassett
    Tenet UK release confirmed as 26th August
    Christopher Nolan's Tenet now has a UK and international release date of 26th August but the US will have to wait until 3rd September.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    Technics SL-1210GAE turntable gets extra 210 units globally

    by Andy Bassett
    Technics SL-1210GAE turntable gets extra 210 units globally
    Technics are adding a further 210 units of its limited edition SL-1210GAE all black turntable to the initial run of 1000 to celebrate its 55th anniversary.  
  • Home AV News

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    Audio Pro announces SW-10 compact subwoofer

    by Andy Bassett
    Audio Pro announces SW-10 compact subwoofer
    Coming at the end of July, Swedish audio company Audio Pro will be releasing the SW-10, a compact, aesthetically interesting subwoofer.  
  • Home AV News

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    AVForums Podcast: 26th July 2020

    by Phil Hinton
    AVForums Podcast: 26th July 2020
    This week Ed gets a drinking partner with Tom joining us to talk AV news, TV reviews and movies as well as the normal off topic discussions.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    AKG announces wireless Y600NC and Y400 headphones

    by Andy Bassett
    AKG announces wireless Y600NC and Y400 headphones
    AKG’s latest wireless headphones feature the noise cancelling Y600NC and the lightweight foldable Y400 models.  
  • TV News

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    Sony 48-inch MASTER Series A9 OLED TV ready to pre-order

    by Andy Bassett
    Sony 48-inch MASTER Series A9 OLED TV ready to pre-order
    Sony has announced the start of pre-orders in Europe for its eagerly awaited 48-inch MASTER Series A9 4K HDR OLED TV.  
  • Gaming News

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    Xbox Series X games showcase reveals world exclusives

    by Andy Bassett
    Xbox Series X games showcase reveals world exclusives
    Microsoft’s online Games Showcase presented its upcoming line up of Xbox games and included a handful of exclusives for its nextgen Xbox Series X console along with a mix of world premieres and updated looks at already revealed games.  
  • TV News

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    LG Display OLED panel production set to increase

    by Andy Bassett
    LG Display OLED panel production set to increase
    After a series of production setbacks, LG Display’s much vaunted Guangzhou OLED panel manufacturing plant announces the start of its mass production programme.  
  • TV News

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    LG OLED TV recall in South Korea affects thousands

    by Andy Bassett
    LG OLED TV recall in South Korea affects thousands
    LG Electronics is recalling several of its OLED TV models due to potential overheating issues. The affected models cover a number of years but are so far limited to South Korea.  
  • TV News

    Skyworth launches S81 Pro OLED TV

    by Andy Bassett
    Skyworth launches S81 Pro OLED TV
    The Skyworth S81 Pro OLED TV features a range of premium technologies including Crystal Sound OLED, 4K AI image processing, built in Wi-Fi 6 hardware and the equivalent of a 240Hz refresh rate.  
  • Home AV News

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    AVForums Podcast Special: Denon and Marantz Interviews

    by Phil Hinton
    AVForums Podcast Special: Denon and Marantz Interviews
    We Interview Denon, Marantz and Sound United product specialists Philip Jones, Oliver Kriete and Roger Batchelor about the new Denon 2020 AV Amplifier and receiver models. We also cover HDMI 2.1 connectivity, 8K/60 and 4K/120 compatibility as well as the new DTS:X Pro sound support.  
  • TV News

    TCL TVs championed by Harry Kane

    by Andy Bassett
    TCL TVs championed by Harry Kane
    TCL has announced England’s football captain and Tottenham hero Harry Kane as its new Brand Ambassador.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Tenet release pushed back again

    by Andy Bassett
    Tenet release pushed back again
    Having pushed back its seemingly inviolate initial release date to August 12th, this too has now fallen by the wayside as Tenet disappears from Warner Bros. release schedules.  
  • Home AV News

    Harman Kardon announces Citation Multibeam 700 soundbar

    by Andy Bassett
    Harman Kardon announces Citation Multibeam 700 soundbar
    Harman Kardon unveils the Citation Multibeam 700 soundbar, Sub S subwoofer, Citation 200 splashproof speaker and Oasis speaker with a built in charging pad - all now under the wing of the Harman Luxury Audio Group.  
  • Home AV News

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    Sony launches SRS-LSR200 wireless TV speaker

    by Andy Bassett
    Sony launches SRS-LSR200 wireless TV speaker
    Sony has announced a new wireless speaker that delivers clearer dialogue and allows you to take your TV’s audio anywhere with you in the home.  
  • Home AV News

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    AVForums Podcast: 19th July 2020

    by Phil Hinton
    AVForums Podcast: 19th July 2020
    This week we continue the physical media debate with forum members comments on 4K UHD Disc buying. Phil is reviewing and comparing the 55-inch LG CX vs. the Panasonic HZ2000 OLEDs, while Steve looks at a laser projector from LG, plus there's the latest AV, Hi-Fi and Movie news.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    LEAK returns with Stereo 130 amplifier and CDT CD transport

    by Andy Bassett
    LEAK returns with Stereo 130 amplifier and CDT CD transport
    Back from the mists of time, LEAK the renowned British Hi-Fi manufacturer returns with its first products since the mid seventies, the Stereo 130 integrated amplifier and CDT CD transport.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    American Audio Company makes US Hi-Fi purchases easier

    by Andy Bassett
    American Audio Company makes US Hi-Fi purchases easier
    There are a wealth of excellent U.S. audio products that are not always easy to get hold of for Hi-Fi fans on this side of the pond. The American Audio Company wants to change that.  
  • TV News

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    Philips TV and Bowers & Wilkins extend partnership

    by Andy Bassett
    Philips TV and Bowers & Wilkins extend partnership
    Good news for TV fans who want OLED image quality and audiophile sound for their viewing, Philips and Bowers & Wilkins have extended their successful and exclusive partnership.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    Denon unveils CEOL N11 DAB music system

    by Andy Bassett
    Denon unveils CEOL N11 DAB music system
    Denon introduces its newest lifestyle-oriented network music player, the CEOL N11 DAB which, as its Irish tinged name suggests, increases its musical versatility by adding DAB+/DAB radio.  
  • Gaming News

    Audeze announces Penrose wireless gaming headphones

    by Andy Bassett
    Audeze announces Penrose wireless gaming headphones
    Audeze announces the Penrose, its latest wireless gaming headphone which comes in two flavours and features planar magnetic drivers plus a detachable broadcast quality mic.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Movies preferred to TV shows during lockdown in UK

    by Andy Bassett
    Movies preferred to TV shows during lockdown in UK
    A wide ranging survey has revealed certain UK viewer’s habits during lockdown and it’s good news for Disney+ and movies in general, with some surprises topping the 'most anticipated' lists going forward.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    Ruark announces R3 all-in-one music system

    by Andy Bassett
    Ruark announces R3 all-in-one music system
    The R3, Ruark’s latest compact all-in-one music system, unsurprisingly slots in between the R2 and R4 and brings style and versatility to the company’s ‘human-first’ design approach to its technology.  

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