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Anton van Beek  |  Apr 22, 2013  |  0 comments

Calling all footballers, property tycoons and die-hard AV fanatics! Samsung has confirmed that it delivered its first S9 Ultra HD (4K) TV to Selfridges earlier today. The awe-insping 85inch screen will be sold in both the flagship Oxford Street store as well as Selfridges Birmingham.

Mark Craven  |  Apr 19, 2013  |  0 comments

Home cinema stalwart Yamaha has announced its entry-level 2013 AVR series, and introduced a DAB model to its stable for the first time.

Mark Craven  |  Apr 18, 2013  |  0 comments

Sony's new 2013 Full HD LED TVs are finally available for pre-order in preparation for their arrival at the end of April. Interestingly, the pricing sees the top-flight KDL-55W905A, a 55in W9 series model, tackle the £2,500 price point so beloved of rivals Samsung, Philips and Panasonic. Last year, the brand's most expensive screen, the KDL-55HX83, was launched at a mere £1,800. 

Mark Craven  |  Mar 28, 2013  |  0 comments

Sky is today adding another HD movie channel to its slate with the launch of Sky Movies Disney. The service will begin tonight at 6pm with the UK premiere of Pixar's Brave.

Mark Craven  |  Mar 26, 2013  |  0 comments

LG has today confirmed that the digital music streaming service Spotify will be available on some of its 2013 range of Blu-ray players and home cinema systems from April.

Mark Craven  |  Mar 15, 2013  |  0 comments

Onkyo has unveiled the first three models in its 2013 AVR range, claiming its new TX-NR727, TX-NR626 and TX-NR525 models push 'standards for performance and value to unprecedented heights in the home cinema arena.'

 |  Mar 07, 2013  |  0 comments

LG has today confirmed that wealthy AV enthusiasts in the UK only have to wait to July to finally get their mitts on its groundbreaking 55in OLED TV. Those with a spare £10,000 just need to pop down to Harrods Technology and put in a  pre-order.

Mark Craven  |  Mar 07, 2013  |  0 comments

Paradigm Electronics is introducing a trio of new products to its Shift series in the shape of two 2.1 systems and a soundbar/subwoofer combi. Available to buy soon in the UK, each aims to give buyers a step-up sonic performance over their flatscreen TV's speakers.

 |  Mar 07, 2013  |  0 comments

With the UK premiere of HBO's Game of Thrones: Season Three due to broadcast on Sky Atlantic on April 1, the satcaster has announced that it will make the first two seasons available through its On Demand platform from the same day.

Anton van Beek  |  Feb 04, 2013  |  0 comments

The Phantom, the latest book in Jo Nesbro's phenomenally popular Harry Hole crime series, was released in paperback in the UK at the start of January - and features a surprise reference to Pioneer's much-loved Kuro TV technology.

Anton van Beek  |  Feb 01, 2013  |  0 comments

Sony is expected to unveil its long-awaited successor the PlayStation3 later this month following the release of the above video, teasing fans that they will be able to 'See the future of PlayStation' on February 20th.

Mark Craven  |  Jan 28, 2013  |  0 comments
Looper 

(Entertainment One, Region B Blu-ray)

Starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, this time-travel hitman sci-fi was one of the most enjoyable flicks of 2012, and Entertainment One's Blu-ray packs an immersive DTS-HD MA mix and some fascinating extras.

Mark Craven  |  Jan 21, 2013  |  0 comments

Sony has released details of its forthcoming range of N-Series home cinema systems and soundbars.

Mark Craven  |  Jan 14, 2013  |  0 comments

KEF has today announced a desktop speaker designed for use with a PC, Mac or laptop. The new X300A is an active speaker that connects to its source via a ‘distortion free’ 96kHz/24 bit USB digital input. This, reckons KEF, ensures that 'high-definition sound is achieved throughout the system'. A 3.5mm input is also on hand for smartphones and MP3 players.

Anton van Beek  |  Jan 11, 2013  |  0 comments

Hammer's ongoing restoration program for its classic horror films continues to bear fruit with the news that Terrance Fisher's 1958 hit Dracula (aka Horror of Dracula) will be following in the footsteps of The Curse of Frankenstein and getting a feature-packed Double Play Blu-ray release in the UK through Lionsgate on March 18.

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