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  • Addicted: Is AV Affecting Your Life Too Much?

    Has your AV/tech hobby become your obsession... and has your obsession become your addiction? Make sure you know your limits and check what others have to say here.

    by AVForums, Oct 21, 2018 at 8:04 AM

  • Pioneer UDP-LX500 4K Blu-ray Player - Owner's Thread

    It's reassuring to know that you're not the only one who went with 'X' when most folks went with 'Y'. For those who decided on the Pioneer UDP-LX500 as their 4K Blu-ray player of choice, here's your chance to join a community of like-minded...

    by AVForums, Oct 18, 2018 at 7:20 AM

  • For the Coffee Lovers Out There

    Member, petrolhead, has sent up the tech distress flare - his tassimo coffee machine has finally died and he needs help with a recommendation for a new one. Can any other caffeine minded members wave their steam wands and help out?

    by AVForums, Oct 17, 2018 at 1:09 PM

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Who's Playing?

    Call of Duty is an annual release event and gamers worldwide eagerly await each new one. Black Ops 4 has controversially dropped the single player mode this year, so how has this changed the gaming experience? Can gamers who've spent the first...

    by AVForums, Oct 16, 2018 at 7:46 AM

  • Cleaning an OLED Screen

    Have you ever started a job and realised it wasn't going very well .... cleaning your precious OLED TV screen perhaps! Perhaps it's a little smeary now. Wouldn't you want somewhere to go where you can tap into sage-like wisdom to rectify the...

    by AVForums, Oct 15, 2018 at 11:17 AM

  • Tips For Running In New Speakers

    For those of us that might easily confuse 'breaking in' our speakers with actually just breaking them, this tip might be helpful - click to check the details. What do AVForums members think of the method proposed and have they got any tips...

    by AVForums, Oct 15, 2018 at 8:04 AM

  • Electric Cars in Movies and TV

    It may be while off but how will filmmakers represent a society that only drives electric cars or uses driverless vehicles. Where will the screeching tyres, drifts and donuts be? What about cars that explode if you slam the door too hard! Where...

    by AVForums, Oct 15, 2018 at 8:03 AM

  • Original Star Trek Movies in 4K - When?

    There's a whole Federation of Star Trek fans wanting UHD releases of the original series movies. The Wrath of Khan has been available in 4K on Sky Q, which seems promising, but what about the other films? Are you holding off updating your...

    by AVForums, Oct 13, 2018 at 7:40 AM

  • Rush VR For PlayStation - Teaser Trailer

    Rush VR, for the PlayStation, has been teased in a new trailer which can be seen by clicking the link. Will content like this push Sony's PSVR more into the mainstream, given that Christmas is on its way? Does this game make you want to dust off...

    by AVForums, Oct 12, 2018 at 3:13 PM

  • The Common Interface Slot - Just What The Hell Is It?

    Most TVs seem to have them ... all big and clunky next to the sleek HDMI and USB ports. But just what does a CI slot do and do you need to worry about it? This thread may lift the veil from your eyes.

    by AVForums, Oct 12, 2018 at 8:15 AM

  • Pixel 3 and 3 XL: Rumours Become Facts

    Google has finally confirmed what the tech community already knew about the Pixel 3 and 3 XL phones. Now all that speculation and hearsay can be turned into some full-on, properly informed discussion. Take a look at this thread to see what the...

    by AVForums, Oct 11, 2018 at 9:28 AM

  • AVForums October 2018 Photo Competition

    The October 2018 photo competition has a theme of 'The Sky'. Click to see prize and entry details. Last month's winner was spannersatcx and his winning photo is the accompanying image.

    by AVForums, Oct 11, 2018 at 9:27 AM

  • PSN Name Change Option Coming

    The long-awaited option to be able to change your PSN login name will kick off soon with a preview programme. A full rollout for all PS4 users is planned for early 2019. Are you embarrassed by your account name? Did you come up with it in a...

    by AVForums, Oct 10, 2018 at 8:11 PM

  • 4K TV Streaming: Best Content Sources

    For those AVForums members who have just got hold of a new 4K TV and are dipping their toes into UHD for the first time, where are the best places to go for 4K programming? What are the essential, subscription services to consider in order to get...

    by AVForums, Oct 10, 2018 at 6:15 AM

  • The Importance of Online Privacy

    Even for tech-savvy users, online privacy can be confusing, time consuming and a bit of a faff, yet it's constantly in the headlines. Are members confident with the steps they've already taken? What developments would they like to see? Have they...

    by AVForums, Oct 8, 2018 at 6:39 AM

  • Hi-Res Audio - Is It Really Better?

    There are more and more DACs and associated products supporting Hi-Resolution Audio becoming available. Do AVForums members feel that there's actually a call for this from the listening public? What are the sonic advantages? Would most listeners...

    by AVForums, Oct 8, 2018 at 6:39 AM

  • What Hi-Fi Component Would You Upgrade Next?

    Looking to upgrade that niggling weak link in your audio system? Got some birthday pennies to spend on new speakers? Let the AVForums' community know what you would like to acquire next? Visit the thread and see what others are planning too.

    by AVForums, Oct 5, 2018 at 6:50 AM

  • Console VR Sales Generally Slow

    Some reports suggest Microsoft is backing away from VR for the Xbox. Does this mean console VR is now solely in the hands of Sony? Can the market be sustained without the competition that two big players would bring? Where do you think this means...

    by AVForums, Oct 4, 2018 at 6:25 AM

  • What Makes a Good Audiophile PC?

    Looking for great listening quality from your computer? This thread has details of headphones, soundcards, DACs, speakers and everything you might need for a premium audio experience.

    by AVForums, Oct 3, 2018 at 6:28 AM

  • What is The Best Prequel?

    Prequels have become a part of the movie franchise business. Once the sequels have been squeezed dry, attention turns to retro-fitting origin stories and fixing fractured timelines. It's a challenging process and results can be mixed. So, given...

    by AVForums, Oct 3, 2018 at 6:28 AM

  • Siri Shortcuts - How's Everyone getting On?

    A few months ago, Apple introduced a feature called Shortcuts that gives iOS users the ability to create custom voice commands with Siri, that can connect with any app. Shortcuts will also let you carry out multiple commands with a single...

    by AVForums, Oct 1, 2018 at 6:22 AM

  • Tips on Using Hive to Heat The Home

    Winter Is Coming! Ned Stark's proclamations aside, do any users need advice on the best way to use Hive? If so, this thread might be of interest.

    by AVForums, Oct 1, 2018 at 6:21 AM

  • Reconnecting With Horror

    It's a sad day when a favourite movie genre seems tired and derivative and no longer surprises or stimulates you. Suggest some recent movies that will help disillusioned horror fans reconnect with their beloved genre.

    by AVForums, Sep 30, 2018 at 6:49 AM

  • Nintendo Switch Confessional.

    Confess Brothers and Sisters! Which Switch games did you ditch due to a glitch or a hitch or perhaps they were too kitsch and maybe failed to bewitch. Come on, time to 'fess up.

    by AVForums, Sep 30, 2018 at 6:49 AM

  • September 2018 Photo Competition: Post Your Vote

    The theme was 'Shadows'. Please have a look at the entries and vote for your favourite.

    by AVForums, Sep 28, 2018 at 8:02 PM

  • Forza Horizon 4: Photo Thread

    Forza 4 players, upload screenshots of your beautiful, digital jalopies here.

    by AVForums, Sep 28, 2018 at 4:14 PM

  • Best TV for £1,200?

    It seems a simple question and it's one that's asked frequently. However once you factor in availability, quality of HDR, OLED vs LED, type of usage, waiting for price drops, etc, it becomes a lot more complicated. Luckily, there are some every...

    by AVForums, Sep 28, 2018 at 9:20 AM

  • Favourite Movie Robots

    Robots, cyborgs, androids, automatons … good or bad, comedy relief or plot protagonist, we love 'em. Join in the thread to see which ones we love just that little bit more than the others.

    by AVForums, Sep 27, 2018 at 5:27 PM

  • Which Intel CPU is Best For Gaming?

    There's a lot out there and they only seem to have a limited life span before they are replaced and fall into obsolescence. So, what Intel CPU should the smart money go on for the best gaming experience? Is it just a case of getting the most...

    by AVForums, Sep 24, 2018 at 6:16 PM

  • Films Worth A Second Viewing

    Even with twists, plots and spoilers revealed, certain films just stand up to multiple viewings. Some even become the movie equivalent of comfort food. Join in the discussion and see if your favourites match up with others. You may even...

    by AVForums, Sep 23, 2018 at 7:13 AM

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