The new Quantum Dot/QLED TVs from Samsung are expected to be a new and highly advanced generation of high dynamic range 4K models which will reportedly supersede the capabilities of Samsung’s already stunning 2016 SUHD HDR TVs by a whopping 50%. More importantly, the new televisions are reportedly going to solve many of the issues that

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Samsung Electronics today announced it will introduce three new Smart TV services at CES 2017, to be held January 5 through January 9, 2017 in Las Vegas. The new services – including ‘Sports’, ‘Music’ and ‘TV Plus’ – will offer personalized content to consumers based on their TV preferences through Samsung’s Smart Hub platform. “At

“Leading the way with HDR, LG continues to pioneer picture quality innovation in both our OLED and LED UHD TVs. With our new LG SUPER UHD TV lineup, we’re delivering our best 4K LED TVs yet offering consumers a superior viewing experience with four times the resolution of Full HD, over a billion rich colors

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Press release: Yamaha today elevated the state of the art in audio and video entertainment design with the introduction of the premium AVENTAGE RX-A 60 Series network AV receivers, offering the ultimate in immersive ultra high-definition home theater entertainment and wireless multiroom audio capabilities. Born from the Yamaha legacy of tonal quality and craftsmanship with

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Microsoft’s living room-centric take on gaming systems pays dividends for fans of UHD/4K and HDR. Today at E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) the company announced the inevitable release of a new Xbox One S that swaps out the HD Blu-ray drive for an Ultra HD Blu-ray drive. The result is a gaming machine that can also

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Surround sound 5.1, 7.1 & 9.1

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 by

Surround Sound In the 2000s, developments such as high-definition video, Blu-ray Disc (as well as the now-obsolete HD DVD format) and newer high-definition 3D display technologies enabled people to enjoy a cinematic feeling in their own home at an affordable price. Newer lossless audio from Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio and

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Like other YSP soundbar systems, the Yamaha YSP-2200 offers the illusion of speakers all around without the associated boxes and wires. In essence, the Yamaha bounces sound off the walls, from just two sources (including the subwoofer) to give a room filling sound that could easily convince you in to thinking there’re many more speakers in the room.

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The new compact OTTAVA SC-C500 system from Technics combines an all-in-one network CD stereo amplifier and speakers. It’s perfectly suited to homes with limited space, and delivers an audio experience more typically associated with larger amps, or so Technics claims. Digital input formats include PCM (24-bit/96kHz); FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC (24-bit/192kHz); MP3, WMA; AAC and