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Team HCC  |  Mar 10, 2014  |  0 comments

PVR honcho Humax has launched a new 2TB version of the YouView DTR-T1010, bumping up the recording space for telly addicts to around 1,200 hours of standard-definition or 500 hours of HD.   Available for £300 via Humax Direct, the DTR-T1010/2TB box packs all the features of its 1TB stablemate. This includes access to the BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD and Demand 5 catchup services via a seven-day backwards EPG, plus free-to-air TV and an on-demand portal. The latter includes content from Dave, Yesterday, Now TV and the Sky Store.

Mark Craven  |  Mar 07, 2014  |  0 comments

Soundbar stalwart Yamaha has announced a pair of new affordable models that will go on sale next month. The YAS-93 and YAS-103 (pictured) will retail for £180 and £230 respectively, and offer optical, coaxial and phono audio inputs, but eschew HDMI.

Mark Craven  |  Mar 07, 2014  |  0 comments

American audio specialist Krell has today announced a seven-strong range of new amps. Using patent-pending proprietary iBias technology, the power pushers are claimed to combine the sonic benefits of Class A amplification with improved energy efficiency. 

Anton van Beek  |  Mar 06, 2014  |  0 comments

The April 2014 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...

Anton van Beek  |  Feb 06, 2014  |  0 comments

The March 2014 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...

Anton van Beek  |  Jan 09, 2014  |  0 comments

The February 2014 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  |  Jan 08, 2014  |  0 comments

UK sonic specialist Naim Audio has taken the wraps off its new Statement range of separates at CES 2014, including a monstrous power amp with a premium price tag, tentatively listed at around $200,000. So you'll need serious money to drive a multichannel array...

Mark Craven  |  Jan 07, 2014  |  0 comments

Sony's 2014 lineup of 4K TVs will include a 49in model and HDMI 2.0 connectivity across the board, the Japanese brand has announced at this year's CES.

Mark Craven  |  Jan 07, 2014  |  0 comments

American bass specialist SVS has taken the wraps off a pair of new subwoofers at CES 2014, which it claims 're-set the bar' for performance in their price point.

Mark Craven  |  Jan 06, 2014  |  0 comments

Telly giant Philips has announced today at CES 2014 that it will unleash Android-powered Smart TVs later in the year, with the brand hoping that the combination of the Android operating system, access to the Google Play Store and a new quad-core chip will deliver a best-in-class bigscreen multimedia experience.

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 25, 2013  |  0 comments

Just don't let those pesky carol singers interrupt your home cinema fun...

Anton van Beek  |  Dec 12, 2013  |  0 comments

The January 2014 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  |  Nov 15, 2013  |  0 comments

A dedicated projector is the dream of every home cinema enthusiast, and thanks to our friends at ViewSonic, you could be living that dream! The home entertainment specialist has given us a Full HD 3D projector to give away to one lucky reader, plus a set of 3D glasses and a copy of The Wolverine on 3D Blu-ray.  The PJD7820HD is the latest DLP-based home cinema light-canon from ViewSonic, offering crisp, bigscreen images at 1,920 x 1,080 resolution. With 3,000 Lumens on offer, it promises a clear, bright image even in well-lit rooms, making it ideal for watching sports or playing your games console as well as settling down for movie night. A 15,000:1 contrast ratio ensures deep cinematic black levels and dazzling peak whites, while BrilliantColour technology delivers vibrant, punchy tones.  Setting up the PJD7820HD is supremely easy courtesy of HDMI connectivity, auto source detection and preset picture modes, and to ensure very low running costs the projector provides up to 8,000 hours lamp-life, filter-free technology and comes with a three-year warranty. The PJD7820HD is also able to accept 3D content – just put on the PGD-250 3D glasses and you're ready to be immersed! With this in mind our competition prize is bundled with The Wolverine on 3D Blu-ray, the latest instalment in the action-packed X-Men franchise starring Hugh Jackman as the adamantium-clawed hero. The Wolverine is available to buy on Blu-ray™, DVD and DIGITAL HD from November 18. 

Anton van Beek  |  Nov 14, 2013  |  0 comments

The Xmas 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  |  Nov 14, 2013  |  0 comments

The new issue of Home Cinema Choice is bundled with the AVTech Awards 2013-2014, a 36-page special mag that celebrates the very best in home cinema, hi-fi and home entertainment hardware.

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