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Anton van Beek  |  Sep 12, 2013  |  0 comments

Humax has bolstered its portfolio of STBs with the launch of the low-cost HB-1000S Freesat HD box.

Anton van Beek  |  Sep 11, 2013  |  0 comments

Get ready for an explosion of Doctor Who across TV and radio later this year as the BBC celebrates the hit science-fiction show's 50th anniversary. To mark the occassion the Beeb will be screening a special episode of the current series featuring Matt Smith, David Tennant, Jenna Coleman, Billie Piper and John Hurt, alongside a host of documentaries and other programmes. Here's what Auntie has revealed so far...

Mark Craven  |  Sep 10, 2013  |  0 comments

Virgin Media TiVo owners will soon be able to access Netflix's catalogue of on-demand TV and movie content via a dedicated set-top box app, thanks to a tie-in between the two companies announced today.

Mark Craven  |  Sep 09, 2013  |  0 comments

Sony has upped its presence in the growing soundbar market by unveiling a brace of models – one, the HT-ST3, claiming to be the slimmest Bluetooth-enabled soundbar on the planet, the other, the HT-ST7, a high-end affair that aims to deliver a flagship performance.

Anton van Beek  |  Sep 06, 2013  |  0 comments

LG has unveiled what it claims is the world's largest Ultra HD OLED TV at the IFA consumer electronics show currently taking place in Berlin. Described as 'a true home entertainment wonder that has to be seen to be believed' by LG Home Entertainment Company CEO and president Havis Kwon, the 77in curved OLED screen follows in the footsteps of the 55in model that was introduced to the public just eight months earlier at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Anton van Beek  |  Sep 05, 2013  |  0 comments

Samsung Electronics has teamed up with pioneering music streaming service Napster to offer a free three month subsciption to any UK customer who buys either its DA-F60 (pictured) or DA-F61 Portable Wireless Speakers. The free Napster subscription (which usually costs £10 per month with the Napster Unlimited Plus Mobile service) provides access to one of the largest digital music libraries in the UK, with over 20 million tracks.

Anton van Beek  |  Sep 04, 2013  |  0 comments

Sony has announced a new 4K home cinema projector to sit alongside the £16,800 VPL-VW1000ES. The new VPL-VW500ES will be priced at £8,500 when it goes on sale at the end of October and supports the newly ratified HDMI 2.0 specification, allowing it to play 4K/60P content.

Anton van Beek  |  Sep 04, 2013  |  0 comments

Amazon-owned LOVEFiLM today announced a new content deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution that will bring an extensive library of animated content to the LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.

Anton van Beek  |  Sep 04, 2013  |  0 comments

Finally putting the rampant speculation and rumours to rest, Microsoft today confirmed that its £429 next-generation Xbox One console will arrive in 13 initial markets - including the UK - on November 22.

Mark Craven  |  Sep 03, 2013  |  0 comments

Projector marque Epson will unveil a quintet of new home cinema projectors at this week's IFA tech show in Berlin, ranging from a sub-£600 720p model to a new flagship.

Mark Craven  |  Aug 28, 2013  |  0 comments

US high-end audio marque Pro Audio Technology will be showing off its latest subwoofer at the CEDIA Expo in Denver next month – a 1.5m wide bass beast with a 24in driver. In fact, the brand will use two of the new LFC-24sm woofers in its show demo, just to make sure attendees get the idea.

Mark Craven  |  Aug 27, 2013  |  0 comments

Samsung has pipped rival LG by announcing its curved OLED TV, the S9C, for the UK market. The next-gen display will go on sale on September 5 from specialist retailers.

Anton van Beek  |  Aug 22, 2013  |  0 comments

The October 2013 issue of Home Cinema Choice went on sale today, packed with the usual mix of exclusive reviews, in-depth features and outspoken opinion. Highlights include:

Mark Craven  |  Aug 21, 2013  |  0 comments

Speaker brand Monitor Audio has today announced its new ASB-2 soundbar, marketed as a 'complete home entertainment system' thanks to onboard HDMI switching and AirPlay, DLNA and uPnP compatibility.

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