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    What is Dolby Vision?

    by Steve Withers
    What is Dolby Vision?
    Dolby Vision has been getting a lot of attention recently, with many claiming it's the superior HDR format. But what is Dolby Vision, how does it work and is it really better than HDR10?  
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    Editor's Choice Awards – Best Projectors 2017

    by Phil Hinton
    Editor's Choice Awards – Best Projectors 2017
    We pick the best projectors of 2017 in our first ever end-of-year awards. We choose the best projectors of the year.  
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    Editor's Choice Awards – Best AV Streaming Services & Devices 2017

    by Phil Hinton
    Editor's Choice Awards – Best AV Streaming Services & Devices 2017
    It's not easy to stay on top of the world of streaming, just as standards seem to be settling something new comes along and there's so many apps that you'll never get one box that does it all but we've rounded up the best for a given set of duties.  
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    Editor's Choice Awards – Best Home AV 2017

    by Phil Hinton
    Editor's Choice Awards – Best Home AV 2017
    AV receivers, surround speakers, subwoofers and disc players are amongst our chosen home AV products of 2017. We round-up the best of the best in our first annual Editor's Choice Awards.  
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    Black Friday & Cyber Monday UK 2017: Deals and Bargains

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Black Friday & Cyber Monday UK 2017: Deals and Bargains
    Black Friday 2017 falls on the 24th November. Cyber Monday follows on the 27th November but there will be deals all week as the retailers vie for your hard-earned cash. We're bringing together the best deals we've come across in Home Cinema, Tech, Gaming and Movies.  
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    Best Media Box Streamers

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Best Media Box Streamers
    There seems to be an endless wave of streamers being released to market. It would be nice if there was one that could cover all requirements but, alas, that's not the case but this guide should help you determine which one(s) suit you best.  
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    From the Forums: Gorgeous Lounge Renovation

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    From the Forums: Gorgeous Lounge Renovation
    See how one AVForums member totally refurbed and revamped an existing lounge and kitchen/diner set up in to something pretty spectacular..  
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    Forum Topic: Smart TV vs. Dedicated Box

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Smart TV vs. Dedicated Box
    With almost all TVs featuring built in 'Smart' services, is there any need to buy an additional device?  
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    Forum Topic: Should Sky still charge extra for Sports in HD?

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Should Sky still charge extra for Sports in HD?
    Sky has recently shuffled its deck of sports channels and realigned its payment scheme in attempt to win more subscribers yet they still charge a monthly premium to those wishing to view them in high definition. Is that justifiable in the year 2017?  
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    Forum Topic: Are external video processors relevant nowadays?

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Are external video processors relevant nowadays?
    With the general improvement in the processing built in to TVs and projectors, is it really worth shelling out the extra for an external solution or is that money better spent elsewhere in your setup?  
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    Forum Topic: How close do you sit to the TV?

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: How close do you sit to the TV?
    There are various schools of thought on where you should position yourself relative to the size of your TV or projector but where do you sit and how big is your telly?  
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    Forum Topic: Has LG OLED TV software update caused issues?

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Has LG OLED TV software update caused issues?
    Forum members are reporting stuttering issues after a recent software update to LG OLED TVs. There's also a potential issue with the HDR Game mode. Have you been affected?  
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    OLED beats QLED in Philips TV Shoot-out

    by Steve Withers
    OLED beats QLED in Philips TV Shoot-out
    Philips invited AVForums members to a blind shoot-out between OLED and QLED 4K HDR TV technologies, with the majority declaring OLED the clear winner. Phil and Steve were also there to film the event and make sure it was fair.  
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    Forum Topic: Soundbar or Surround Speakers?

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Soundbar or Surround Speakers?
    It's a much asked question - should you go for the convenient upgrade a soundbar package provides or should you go all-in with a full speaker package?  
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    Forum Topic: Falling out of love with my projector - can you help?

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Falling out of love with my projector - can you help?
    One AVForums member has lost the sparkle in his relationship with his BenQ projector. Do they need to spend a fortune for a better home cinema experience?  
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    Forum Topic: Advice on a projector for a very, very, budget setup

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Advice on a projector for a very, very, budget setup
    Can you get a worthwhile home cinema experience on an extremely limited budget of under £200. Well, if you go second-hand, you might just be able to.  
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    Forum Topic: Should I get a Stereo or AV Receiver?

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Should I get a Stereo or AV Receiver?
    It's a question many ask - should you opt for a two channel amplifier or multi-channel receiver for a mixed use case scenario?  
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    Forum Topic: Are TV Manufacturers taking Input Lag seriously?

    by Mark Hodgkinson
    Forum Topic: Are TV Manufacturers taking Input Lag seriously?
    As a person that spends 95% of their time in front of a TV gaming, input lag is a very serious consideration for one AVForums member and we're sure he's not alone. Which raises an interesting question – are TV manufacturers taking input lag seriously?  

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