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  • AVForums Podcast: 20th February 2017

    This week we cover the Panasonic Convention in Frankfurt and the products announced for the UK market. Has Ed's car finally turned up? We also look forward to the Bristol Sound and...

    by Phil Hinton, Feb 20, 2017 at 6:37 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 13th February 2017

    'She just lost the will to live'. Why not join Padme by listening to this week's podcast which features donating your body to science, ancient aliens and the Sphinx mystery, the location...

    by Phil Hinton, Feb 12, 2017 at 11:01 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 6th February 2017

    This week Ed explains MQA and what it means to you, Hodge reviews the new NVIDIA Shield, Steve goes to the Sony trade show, Mark mourns the end for the Wii U and Phil goes Trainspotting...

    by Phil Hinton, Feb 5, 2017 at 11:26 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 30th January 2017

    From Wheeler Dealers to the latest Ultra HD Blu-ray players - the AVForums Podcast is never far away from the cutting edge. This week we also discuss the best of the month and what's to...

    by Phil Hinton, Jan 29, 2017 at 10:02 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 23rd January 2017

    This week Phil becomes an American, Ed has loads of Hi-Fi news, we discuss the latest TV technologies and why we are excited for 2017 and we talk Rogue One spoilers at the end.

    by Phil Hinton, Jan 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: CES 2017 Edition

    We round-up our thoughts from CES, report on the Nintendo Switch launch event and discuss which films we are looking forward to in 2017.

    by Phil Hinton, Jan 15, 2017 at 10:28 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 12th December 2016

    Almost the whole team turn up for the penultimate podcast of the year, before the final Christmas Rogue One edition next week. So we talk Rogue One, the best Christmas movies, the BBC...

    by Phil Hinton, Dec 12, 2016 at 12:00 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 5th December 2016

    This week it's 4K projectors, more Hisense TVs, a new Virgin media box, hi-end Q Acoustics speakers, competition winners, movie news, reviews and much more...

    by Phil Hinton, Dec 5, 2016 at 12:00 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 28th November 2016

    Cold and Flu mixtures at the ready for this week's podcast. We discuss the Denon X6300 AVR, Epson TW7300 faux 4K projector and Ed gives some more Sound Advice. Plus the best of the last...

    by Phil Hinton, Nov 28, 2016 at 12:00 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 21st November 2016

    After last week's issues we are back with the latest AVF podcast which may contain nuts. We discuss Samsung buying Harman, a new TV from Hisense, the success of UHD Blu-ray and much,...

    by Phil Hinton, Nov 20, 2016 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 7th November 2016

    Is Brexit going to double the price of home consumer electronics? What are High Frame Rates (HFR)? Are valve amps making a comeback? It's the end of the world as we know it?

    by Phil Hinton, Nov 6, 2016 at 11:05 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 31st October 2016

    It's Halloween so prepare for the biggest horror show of the year. We complain about the price of Apples, the BBC will go 4K on the iPlayer, Dolby Atmos comes to the Xbox and we round up...

    by Phil Hinton, Oct 30, 2016 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 24th October 2016

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 teaser trailer, Razer buys THX, Nintendo Switch, a new Ultra HD Blu-ray player is in for review, plus Ed tells us how to set up a turntable.

    by Phil Hinton, Oct 23, 2016 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 17th October 2016

    There's a new Star Wars trailer to talk about, the Galaxy Note 7 is no more, Ed's got a small pair of floorstanders, Phil gets time with the JVC Laser Z1, Steve reviews a Philips TV and...

    by Phil Hinton, Oct 17, 2016 at 5:40 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 10th October 2016

    This week we get more on the Kodi scandal, Naim release new all-in-one systems, Sony's Playstation VR is a thing, plus, Steve reviews the LG B6 OLED TV.

    by Phil Hinton, Oct 9, 2016 at 1:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 3rd October 2016

    This week we look at the 'Fully Loaded' Kodi saga, the BBC requiring you to use a login for iPlayer and Spotify buying Soundcloud. Plus Steve reviews a Hisense TV and we round-up the...

    by Phil Hinton, Oct 2, 2016 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 26th September 2016

    This week we discuss the sale of DTS, the launch of the Oppo UHD Blu-ray player, the best turntable for you and much, much more...

    by Phil Hinton, Sep 25, 2016 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 19th September 2016

    This week all Ed can talk about with any enthusiasm is the Great British Bake Off. Meanwhile Steve reviews the ZD9 TV and we discuss Google, cows, synthetic burgers, laser projectors and...

    by Phil Hinton, Sep 18, 2016 at 10:34 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 12th September 2016

    This week it's all about Apple and Sony announcements as well as the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, so naturally we discuss Star Wars, and wrap up on the latest cinema and Blu-ray releases.

    by Phil Hinton, Sep 11, 2016 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 5th September 2016

    This week we round-up the best new products from IFA 2016 in Berlin and we interview Auro-3D inventor Wilfried Van Baelen.

    by Phil Hinton, Sep 4, 2016 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 29th August 2016

    This week we round-up our favourite TV shows, films and Blu-rays for August, Ed gives us his picks of the best music releases, we also talk MK MP300 speakers, Wide Colour Gamuts and...

    by Phil Hinton, Aug 28, 2016 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 22nd August 2016

    This week we look forward to IFA in Berlin and the prospect of new TVs and projectors. Steve takes a second look at the Panasonic DX902 and Ed considers what constitutes an audio source...

    by Phil Hinton, Aug 21, 2016 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 15th August 2016

    This week we delve into the finer points of the latest Rogue One trailer, discuss how well Team GB are doing at the Olympics and will laser projection save the world?

    by Phil Hinton, Aug 14, 2016 at 10:29 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 8th August 2016

    This week we review the LG G6 4K OLED TV and Suicide Squad at the cinema. Ed explains why £2,800 on an all-in-one system if good value and Mark gives us the low-down on Xbox UHD...

    by Phil Hinton, Aug 7, 2016 at 11:00 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 1st August 2016

    This week we discuss the Olympics and which PVRs are best for recording all that late night action. We also talk about the latest Nintendo rumours, review the Panasonic DX802 and provide...

    by Steve Withers, Jul 31, 2016 at 11:06 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 25th July 2016

    This week we discuss the launch of Sony's new flagship ZD9 TV, the Sony UHP-H1 Blu-ray player and the Audioquest DragonFly, whilst Ed tells us the best way to listen to music on the...

    by Steve Withers, Jul 24, 2016 at 11:46 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 18th July 2016

    This week Sky announce their 4K UHD TV service, Nintendo are back with Pokemon Go, we review the Sony HW45 projector and E6 OLED TV; plus we round-up this week's cinema and Blu-ray releases.

    by Phil Hinton, Jul 17, 2016 at 11:02 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 11th July 2016

    This week we look at movie streaming and the current media box devices available. Do we all suffer from CMBD? Are Apple about to buy Tidal? Plus we wrap up this week's cinema and Blu-ray...

    by Phil Hinton, Jul 10, 2016 at 10:48 PM

  • AVForums Podcast: 27th June 2016

    This week we review the C6 OLED TV from LG, Epson launch a new range of HDR projectors, Ed talks turntables and we try hard not to mention the referendum result...

    by Phil Hinton, Jun 27, 2016 at 12:10 AM

  • AVForums Podcast: 20th June 2016

    The weekly podcast returns after our summer holidays with a report from the D+M product launch event. We also have a review of the Samsung KS9500, more UHD announcements, the biggest...

    by Phil Hinton, Jun 20, 2016 at 8:25 AM