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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

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Name that BluTune: Roberts launch Bluetooth radio range

By Dave Jenkins,

Hundreds of stations and not a thing worth listening to: Even the shift from FM to DAB couldn’t help us avoid the nasal, cheesy, over-enthusiastic, often-egotistical tones of presenters playing the same 10 soulless songs every hour. Sound familiar? Well… Read article

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Samsung’s S9C (Curved OLED TV) Gets UK Launch

By Dave Jenkins,

Looks like a 55” Pringle, actually a telly. Say hello to the Samsung S9C. The brand’s first ever curved OLED TV – and the world’s second ever curved OLED set, following LG’s 55EA980V – the S9C is already available in… Read article

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Review Roundup: Beats Studio by Dr. Dre

By Andrew Rafter,

You can trace the resurgence in the popularity of over-ear headphones back to the release of Dr Dre’s Beats Headphones in 2008. Due to some expert marketing the bulky headphones suddenly became the must-have fashion accessory for footballers, celebrities and… Read article

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Logitech’s Ultimate Ears Boom Speaker

By Shem Pennant,

Portable Bluetooth speakers line the virtual shelves of tech shops up and down the internet, each with an almost identical feature set and very little to help recommend itself over another. There are two choices to manufacturers hoping to enter… Read article

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Google’s Chromecast Review Roundup

By Andrew Rafter,

Last week Google released a HDMI dongle called Chromecast, a week later the entire tech fraternity are still talking about it – so what is it and why is it so important? Basically Chromecast is Google’s answer to Apple’s Airplay,… Read article

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Hands on With Sony Vegas Pro 12

By Geoff Bowen,

Regular visitors will know that when we’re not writing about gadgets, we’re busy filming them for our YouTube channel. Over the years we’ve experimented with a variety of video editors and for the last few months we’ve been checking out… Read article

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Top 5 Car Stereos

By Andrew Rafter,

It’s a rite of passage for any first-time driver to upgrade their car stereo, and with the proliferation of mp3s, streaming services and smartphones there’s never been a better time to buy a new car stereo to use with your… Read article