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    Cleer FLOW II headphones get Google Assistant

    by Andy Bassett
    Cleer Audio updates its original FLOW headphone with Google Assistant compatibility and presents the FLOW II.  
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    Denon introduces DHT-S216 All-in-One soundbar

    by Andy Bassett
    Denon reveals the DHT-S216, its first All-in-One soundbar featuring DTS Virtual:X  
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    Audio legend Ken Ishiwata passes

    by Andy Bassett
    Having recently moved on from Marantz, audio legend Ken Ishiwata dies unexpectedly.  
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    Sky Elstree Studio investment to underpin European productions

    by Andy Bassett
    The famous Elstree Studio site is to be redeveloped by Sky to create a major production hub for the UK and European creative industries.  
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    Wilson Audio's £330K Chronosonic XVX speakers ready to ship

    by Andy Bassett
    Compared to Wilson Audio's £700K WAMM Master Chronosonic speakers, the ready-to-ship-in-the-UK Chronosonic XVX speakers are a steal at £330K.  
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    AVForums Podcast: 2nd December 2019

    by Phil Hinton
    This week we cover the Editor's Choice Awards for Projectors, Steve reviews a soundbar and Ed reviews some Hi-Fi. Plus, we review Knives Out at the cinema, The Irishman on Netflix and also cover the best of the month.  
  • Movies & TV News

    Netflix gains foothold in 300M global pay-TV households

    by Andy Bassett
    Netflix might be facing challenges from new rivals but it still has a major advantage in the number of consumers it already reaches.  
  • TV News

    Samsung Quantum Dot developments could herald new panels

    by Andy Bassett
    Samsung has announced an improved technique in the production of Quantum Dots which could see QLED panels used for commercial purposes.  
  • Deals News

    Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals and Offers from Amazon

    by Andy Bassett
    Looking for a deal this Black Friday? Visit our online guide to a range of offers currently available - from Home AV to smartphones and cameras to kitchenware - so you don't miss out.  
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    TV imports from China to US now impacted by tariffs

    by Andy Bassett
    Even as current negotiations attempt to break the US-China Trade war, a new report demonstrates the impact the situation is having on TVs coming into the States.  
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    New LG Electronics CEO is OLED mastermind

    by Andy Bassett
    There’s a change at the top of LG Electronics and the good news is that the incoming CEO likes his TVs.  
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    Starzplay video streaming app launched in UK

    by Andy Bassett
    US premium cable and satellite television network, Starz has launched its streaming app, Starzplay, in 5 countries, including the UK.  
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    Amazon Prime's Premier League matches to be shown on Virgin Media

    by Andy Bassett
    Virgin Media has now confirmed that it will be showing Prime Video’s coverage of the Premier League mid week fixtures on 3-5th Dec and Boxing Day.  
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    8K TV sales fall after LG and Samsung sabre rattling

    by Andy Bassett
    Did LG and Samsung take their marketing too far? Attacks on each other’s 8K TV technologies have been followed by a fall in sales.  
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    Netflix steps in to save iconic Paris Theatre in New York

    by Andy Bassett
    Netflix steps in to save the historic New York Paris Theatre in a move that will please film buffs and circumvent screening issues with larger cinema chains.  
  • Home AV News

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    Best Projectors of 2019 - Editor's Choice Awards

    by Phil Hinton
    We round-up the best projectors of 2019 from the entry-level to the super high-end. So which beamers won out over the rest as the best of 2019? Click to find out...  
  • Home AV News

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    Lemus launches HOME Piano soundbar

    by Andy Bassett
    Danish tech company Lemus designs audio products that have both form and function - their newly launched HOME Piano soundbar will fit in with your home decor and features a complete integrated audio solution.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    Dolby Atmos used for first time in live music performances

    by Andy Bassett
    Dolby has launched a campaign to promote Dolby Atmos Music which was used for the very first time in live performances at the American Music Awards.  
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    Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK 2019: Deals and Bargains

    by Andy Bassett
    Black Friday 2019 falls on the 29th November and Cyber Monday follows on the 02nd December 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, Hi-Fi, Tech, Gaming and Movies.  
  • Home AV News

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    AVForums Podcast: 25th November 2019

    by Phil Hinton
    This week the team are back to discuss our Editor's Choice Awards for Home AV, Hi-Fi and TVs. Plus, Mark gives us his thoughts on the game Jedi: Fallen Order and we review Le Mans '66 at the cinema.  
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    NOW TV Boost adds Full HD and 5.1 audio

    by Andy Bassett
    It’s long been an affordable way to tap into the newest TV shows and movies shown on Sky but that affordability came at the cost of reduced picture quality. That situation is now no longer the case.  
  • TV News

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    Hisense Roku TV gets Black Friday launch in UK

    by Andy Bassett
    Available in time for Black Friday and the ensuing Festive period, Hisense will release its Roku powered TV models in 43”, 50”, 55” and 65” screen sizes.  
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    Netflix now using HDR for all its movie productions

    by Andy Bassett
    Although Netflix’s recent output often uses Dolby Vision for an improved viewing experience, it appears now that movies featuring HDR will be standard practice for the company’s in-house film productions.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    Amazon Music free tier now available on mobile platforms

    by Andy Bassett
    Up until now, Amazon Music’s free service has only been available if you are listening on an Echo smart speaker, now Amazon has opened up this tier to third party mobile platforms.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    McIntosh adds C53 and C2700 to its Roon Tested products

    by Andy Bassett
    More DAC-equipped McIntosh devices have been tested and profiled by Roon for optimum playback.  
  • TV News

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    VIDEO: Philips demo Dolby Vision and P5 Picture Processing on their OLED TVs at Dolby HQ

    by Phil Hinton
    Around 30 AVForums readers were invited to a Philips OLED TV event at Dolby HQ to see demonstrations of the P5 picture processor and the Dolby grading suite and cinema. Find out what happened by watching our video report.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    Mission launches flagship ZX speaker range

    by Andy Bassett
    Mission has introduced the ZX flagship series of speakers designed to sit above their LX and QX ranges.  
  • TV News

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    What is Contrast Modulation?

    by Steve Withers
    There's been a lot of talk recently about contrast modulation being used to measure the 'real' resolution of 8K TVs – but what is it and does it really matter?  
  • Home AV News

    Samsung applies for Q-Symphony trademark for TVs and soundbars

    by Andy Bassett
    Q-Symphony is the latest description Samsung has requested a trademark for and it appears to be linked to soundbars and TV audio.  
  • Hi-Fi News

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    Best Hi-Fi Products 2019 - Editor's Choice Awards

    by Ed Selley
    2019 was another busy year for two channel audio and these are the products that stood out above the others.  
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    McIntosh releases DA2 Digital Audio Module Upgrade Kit

    by Andy Bassett
    Taking advantage of new advances in digital audio can be tricky if your hardware is stuck in a technological rut but McIntosh may have the answer, for at least some of their products, with the arrival of the DA2 Digital Audio Module.  
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    Sky TV offers cheaper Sky Q box with updated features

    by Andy Bassett
    Sky now offers a cheaper Sky Q set-top box with updated features but reduced storage.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    Fyne Audio unveils its first home install loudspeaker line up

    by Andy Bassett
    Fyne Audio is ready to launch its FA300iC and FA500iC home install loudspeaker ranges, consisting of 5 separate models.  
  • TV News

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    Best TVs of 2019 - Editor's Choice Awards

    by Phil Hinton
    We round-up the best TVs we have reviewed in 2019 and sort them out into categories from Home Cinema to Best Overall TV. Click to find out who the winners are...  
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    AVForums Podcast: 18th November 2019

    by Phil Hinton
    In this week's edition of the podcast, we cover the world of TV calibration and what a professional calibrator actually does. Should you hire a professional calibrator? What does the calibrator actually do? Why does it cost so much? Is it worthwhile?  
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    Disney+ hits 10 million subscribers after first 24 hours

    by Andy Bassett
    After the launch of its new Disney+ TV streaming service, Disney wasted no time in announcing that it had amassed 10 million subscribers, exceeding analysts predictions.  
  • TV News

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    Sharp unveils 30-inch rollable OLED TV

    by Andy Bassett
    With the LG Signature Series OLED R rollable TV still not out in the consumer market yet, Sharp has revealed it has been developing its own version with broadcaster NHK.  
  • Home AV News

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    ATC launches C1 Sub Mk2 active subwoofer

    by Andy Bassett
    ATC updates their original C1 subwoofer to a new Mk2 version, keeping what works and improving on it.  
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    Best Home AV Products 2019 - Editor's Choice Awards

    by Steve Withers
    AV receivers, soundbars, speaker packages, subwoofers and 4K disc players are amongst our chosen home AV products of 2019. We round-up the best of the best in our third annual Editor's Choice Awards.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Disney+ unveils Maclunkey cut of Star Wars: A New Hope

    by Andy Bassett
    Disney+ subscribers will get to see a brand new version of Star Wars: A New Hope, which sees the Han and Greedo cantina shootout titivated one more time.  

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