Quantcast

News

View:
Panels
Magazine
List
  • TV News

    3

    Philips OLED burn-in solution is 95 percent effective

    by Andy Bassett
    At the Amsterdam launch of its 2020 TV models, Philips also gave an early look at two technologies coming later down the line. An image smoothing technique to reduce banding on lower quality sources and a logo detection method for preventing OLED burn-in.  
  • TV News

    3

    Philips TVs with HDMI 2.1 and Dolby Vision IQ due in time

    by Andy Bassett
    This year at least will not see the implementation of HDMI 2.1 and Dolby Vision IQ on Philips’ newly announced TVs. Instead, these two recent TV technologies may make an appearance in 2021 but for now, the company feels viewers shouldn’t be too worried about them not being available just at the moment.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    20

    Sonos clarifies product update and recycling position

    by Andy Bassett
    The last few weeks have been a challenge for Sonos as it faced a backlash over its recycling policy and how older products are handled when they can no longer be updated. A company issued statement now seeks to acknowledge and clarify the situation.  
  • TV News

    3

    Philips 4th Gen P5 processor adds AI for more realistic images

    by Andy Bassett
    Never one to rest on its laurels, Philips has introduced the 4th generation of its award-winning P5 Picture Perfect image processor to its latest range of OLED TVs, with this latest version adding AI and promising to give the most realistic image yet.  
  • TV News

    29

    LG regards HDR10+ as unnecessary

    by Andy Bassett
    It’s long been suspected that unchecked rivalry is the reason why LG and Samsung won't give the time of day to the other’s supported dynamic metadata HDR format. However, in an interview with AVForums, LG draws back the curtain and reveals there may be more to it than just sheer bloody-mindedness.  
  • TV News

    20

    VIDEO: Philips launch 805, 855 and 865 OLED TVs | Will they guarantee against burn-in?

    by Phil Hinton
    We interview Philips picture guru Danny Tack about the new TV models as well as burn-in suppression technology, smooth gradation technology along with Filmmaker mode and why there is no HDMI 2.1  
  • Movies & TV News

    7

    Netflix US subscriber growth slowed by competition

    by Andy Bassett
    Netflix’s fourth-quarter results show a lower than expected number of new subscribers in the US where the company faces incipient competition from Apple TV+ and Disney+ streaming services. However, the news is not all bad for the veteran SVOD company.  
  • TV News

    5

    LG Mini LED concept TV unveiled

    by Andy Bassett
    LG pulled a surprise move at CES this year by casually displaying a Mini LED 8K concept TV proving there’s more to the South Korean TV manufacturer than just OLED technology.  
  • TV News

    8

    LG Display to start OLED panel mass production at China plant

    by Andy Bassett
    After a series of production issues at both its domestic and overseas OLED fabrication plants at the end of 2019, LG Display has some good news at last, as OLED panel mass production can now start in China at the end of the month.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    46

    Sonos to cease support for older products in May

    by Andy Bassett
    The recent news of how Sonos has implemented its recycling initiative for users who wanted to upgrade to its newer products was met with much discussion. The company has now notified its userbase that a number of legacy products will stop receiving updates and support from May 2020, and that the offer of a Trade Up is still on the table…  
  • Hi-Fi News

    Philips announces SN503, ST702 and SH402 sports headphones

    by Andy Bassett
    At its annual event in Amsterdam, Philips announced the SN503, ST702 and SH402 - dedicated sports earphones to cover in-ear, true wireless, and on-ear requirements for active users.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    1

    Philips announces Fidelio X3 headphone

    by Andy Bassett
    At a preview event today in Amsterdam, Philips announced its new audiophile-quality Fidelio X3 flagship headphone.  
  • TV News

    21

    Philips announces 805 and 855 OLEDs and new LCD TVs for May 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    Preferring to keep its latest Philips branded TVs under wraps just a little bit longer than other major manufacturers, TP Vision follows CES with its own preview/launch event in Amsterdam which sees the introduction of OLED 805, 855 and 865 models.  
  • Movies & TV News

    76

    Disney+ UK launch now 24th March

    by Andy Bassett
    The initial rollout of the much anticipated Disney+ video on demand streaming service last November left UK TV viewers out in the cold. Now there’s some good news as the UK and European launch is brought forward by a week and the UK subscription cost is confirmed at £5.99 per month.  
  • TV News

    2

    LG Filmmaker Mode will use autosensing

    by Andy Bassett
    Filmmaker Mode was one of the hot topics in TV circles at this year’s CES, with support confirmed by a number of major TV manufacturers including LG, Samsung, Vizio and Panasonic as they unveiled their newest TV models. We look at how LG will be implementing this new setting on its 2020 TVs.  
  • TV News

    4

    Hisense U8Q and U7Q QLED TVs coming to UK in 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    This year sees some changes in Hisense’s TV offerings for the UK. We caught up with the Chinese TV maker at CES 2020 and talked about its first QLED models coming to these shores and what else they had in store for UK TV enthusiasts.  
  • Home AV News

    39

    AVForums Podcast: 20th January 2020

    by Phil Hinton
    This week we look forward to the TV year ahead, discuss if OLED has reached its peak and the return of Loewe. We review Bad Boys for Life and 1917 at the cinema, cover the latest film releases as well as dissecting Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.  
  • TV News

    15

    Hisense abandons OLED TV models

    by Andy Bassett
    EXCLUSIVE: After having released the O8B 4K OLED TV in the UK during 2019, Hisense drops all mention of TVs based on the Organic Light Emitting Diode panel technology for its 2020 ranges across the globe, instead concentrating on ULED XD and Laser TV models.  
  • TV News

    19

    Loewe back after Skytec takeover

    by Andy Bassett
    After a challenging 2019, Loewe now has a new sales team, almost 50 employees ready to go and a base back at its traditional headquarters. Partnerships and supply arrangements are being agreed and there’s a clear path forward, according to new owners Skytec.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    5

    Kef Reference Series gets new finish and additional model

    by Andy Bassett
    Kef’s Reference Series speakers will soon come in a brand new Silver Satin Walnut finish and there’s a new, smaller in-wall Reference speaker too, the Ci3160REF-THX.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    43

    Bose to close all retail stores in Europe, North America, Australia and Japan

    by Andy Bassett
    Reflecting a significant change in shopping habits, Bose has announced the closure of stores in several major markets, leading to an unknown number job losses.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    2

    Naim announces native Qobuz support for its streaming hardware

    by Andy Bassett
    UK audio brand Naim has announced native support for the Qobuz music streaming service, expanding the choices available to owners of its hardware streaming family.  
  • Movies & TV News

    2

    Disney+ generates $100M in mobile app spending since launch

    by Andy Bassett
    Disney remains tight-lipped about the customer numbers for its Disney+ streaming service but figures available elsewhere show almost $100M in user spending on the mobile app in the first two months after launch.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    1

    Bang & Olufsen announces Beoplay E8 3rd generation wireless earphones

    by Andy Bassett
    Bang & Olufsen has taken on board customer feedback for its Beoplay E8 true wireless earphones and now announces the third generation version which features a range of improvements.  
  • Movies & TV News

    3

    Dolby technologies support 2020 Oscar nominees

    by Andy Bassett
    The Oscar 2020 nominees have taken place and, among the surprises and disappointments, it seems that Dolby Laboratories is a constant factor throughout quality films.  
  • Home AV News

    24

    AVForums Podcast: CES 2020 Special

    by Phil Hinton
    Phil and Steve wrap-up the CES coverage with discussions on the latest TV announcements from this year's show and what to look forward to in 2020.  
  • TV News

    Philips 804 OLED TV series to debut in US during 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    The UK and Europe have seen TP Vision release Philips branded OLED TVs to much acclaim and now it looks like the company’s 804 models will be released in the US sometime this year.  
  • TV News

    30

    VIDEO: Sony launch ZH8 8K, A9 and A8 4K OLED TVs and XH90, XH95 4K FALD TVs

    by Phil Hinton
    We interview Gavin McCarron about the new TV line-up from Sony in 2020. We cover the latest 8K screens, new OLEDs and two new FALD backlit LCDs.  
  • TV News

    20

    VIDEO: TCL Show next-gen Vidrian Mini LED, plus QLED models coming to UK

    by Phil Hinton
    We interview Marek Maciejewski, Director of Product Development at TCL to find out what TVs will make it to the UK in 2020. Plus, we learn more about the new 'Vidrian' Mini LED TV as well as taking a look at some ultra-slim mini LED concepts.  
  • TV News

    2

    VIDEO: Hisense launch new QLED TVs for the UK, but NO ULED XD!

    by Phil Hinton
    We interview Arun Bhotoye the UK senior marketing manager for Hisense. We take a look at the QLED FALD TVs to be launched in the UK in Q2 2020 and discuss why ULED XD is not coming to the UK.  
  • TV News

    37

    VIDEO: LG CX and GX OLED Picture Settings, Picture Quality and Panel Details

    by Phil Hinton
    We interview Neil Robinson from LG about the 2020 LG OLED picture settings and image quality updates, gaming modes, Filmmaker Mode, Dolby Vision IQ along with calibration features added this year.  
  • TV News

    1

    VIDEO: Full LG CX, GX OLED, NanoCell 8K and Mini LED concept walk through

    by Phil Hinton
    We interview James Thomas the product manager from LG UK about the new BX, CX and GX OLEDs, 8K screens and NanoCell, along with the Mini LED concept and more...  
  • Hi-Fi News

    1

    CES 2020 News: Cleer Audio reveals Crescent smart speaker

    by Andy Bassett
    Cleer Audio has hinted at design flourishes for its speakers before and its newly revealed Crescent smart speaker runs with the concept of a lifestyle audio device for the modern home.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    CES 2020 News: Audio-Technica unveils AT-LPW50PB belt-drive turntable

    by Andy Bassett
    Audio-Technica unveils its new AT-LPW50PB belt-drive turntable which aims for an audio experience at the quality end of the vinyl spectrum.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    CES 2020 News: JBL unveils L82 Classic speaker

    by Andy Bassett
    JBL debuts its L82 Classic speaker, a more compact version of 2018’s L100 Classic model.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    18

    Q Acoustics adds 3030i standmount speaker to 3000i range

    by Andy Bassett
    Q Acoustics adds the bass enhanced 3030i standmount speaker to its 3000i range to give more power in a conveniently compact size.  
  • TV News

    2

    CES 2020 News: TCL TVs first to support THX Certified Game Mode

    by Andy Bassett
    THX has announced its Certified Game Mode which aims to set up 4K TVs for the best possible video gaming experience, and TCL will be the first to release TVs that support it.  
  • Home AV News

    1

    CES 2020 News: Focal adds new home cinema speakers and subwoofer to Chora series

    by Andy Bassett
    Focal adds new three new home cinema speakers to its Chora series, including its first Dolby Atmos enabled speaker, the Chora 826-D Atmos floor stander. The new Sub 600p subwoofer completes the launch line up.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    CES 2020 News: Definitive Technology adds D15, D17 and D5C speakers to Demand Series

    by Andy Bassett
    Definitive Technology adds the floor standing D15 and D17 speakers, plus the new D5C centre channel speaker, to the Demand Series.  
  • TV News

    16

    VIDEO: What is Filmmaker Mode?

    by Phil Hinton
    We interview UHD Alliance President Mike Fidler and ask him to explain what Filmmaker Mode is and what it does to your TV picture quality.  

Filter Content

Content type
Minimum score

Latest Headlines

Philips OLED burn-in solution is 95 percent effective
  • By Andy Bassett
  • Published
Philips TVs with HDMI 2.1 and Dolby Vision IQ due in time
  • By Andy Bassett
  • Published
Sonos clarifies product update and recycling position
  • By Andy Bassett
  • Published
Philips 4th Gen P5 processor adds AI for more realistic images
  • By Andy Bassett
  • Published
LG regards HDR10+ as unnecessary
  • By Andy Bassett
  • Published

Trending threads

Top Bottom