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SoundBlaster Roar: Redefining “all-in-one”

By Shem Pennant,

The Creative Sound Blaster was the soundcard of choice, back in the day when people still bought soundcards. However, as the previous sentence indicates, times have changed quite significantly, and Creative have found a way to innovate themselves out of… Read article

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LG bring World’s first curved 4K OLED TV to the UK

By Geoff Bowen,

LG Electronics have announced the forthcoming arrival of what they’re calling the “World’s First Curved ULTRA HD 4K OLED TV in the UK”. Technically it’s going to be two TVs, a 77” and 65” model, both of which are due… Read article

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Humax STA-1200 BSW: The “world slimmest soundbar”

By Gabrielle Pickard,

Humax, a UK provider of specialist digital set-top boxes, has entered the audio market, launching what the company claims to be the “world’s slimmest” soundbar. The STA-1200 BSW is a compact and stylish soundbar, which, according to the Humax press… Read article

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Sony MDR-HW700DS: World’s first 9.1ch headphones

By Ian Barker,

Like the amplifier in Spinal Tap that goes up to 11, when it comes to anything to do with sound bigger numbers are usually better. So, forget about your puny 5.1 or 7.1 sound systems, these latest wireless headphones from… Read article

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Sky’s Now TV Box review round-up

By Andrew Rafter,

When it comes to the latest in audiovisual technology it wouldn’t be unfair to say Sky TV’s ageing satellite system is years behind the competition when it comes to streaming and catchup TV. And with the likes of LoveFilm and… Read article

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LG’s LAP340 SoundPlate – sound without the fury

By Ian Barker,

The main problem with today’s flat screen TVs is that, because they lack the cabinet of the old CRT models, you tend to get pretty weedy sound from their built-in speakers. This accounts for the popularity of multi-speaker home cinema… Read article