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Britons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs

As our “second” screens get smaller while our TV screens get larger, it seems that the old adage that “bigger is better” just might hold true. Some new research has shown that despite the growth in watching television via a PC, tablet or smartphone, 90 per cent of viewers still regularly use the TV to watch their content live – …

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Stuart O'ConnorBritons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs
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Netflix now in 10% of British homes

Streaming film and television service Netflix is now hooked up to more than three million British households. A report in the Daily Telegraph says that the new figure means more than one in 10 households have joined the service, and signals a rise in take-up over the past year. The report says that Netflix is well ahead of its nearest …

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Stuart O'ConnorNetflix now in 10% of British homes

Billionaire inventor Ray Dolby, Founder of Dolby Labs, dies aged 80

Very sad to hear about the death of Ray Dolby, Founder of Dolby Labs, and sound pioneer. Ray had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for several years and was diagnosed with leukaemia this summer. Born in Portland, Oregon, he grew…

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shinychrisBillionaire inventor Ray Dolby, Founder of Dolby Labs, dies aged 80

Sony's new HMZ-T3W headset is like having a personal 750-inch OLED TV strapped to your head

They say that going to the cinema is all about the enriching communal experience of watching films with others, but when I'm surrounded by chatty cretins munching down on Pringles and chugging a bucket sized coke I can't suppress my…

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Gerald LynchSony's new HMZ-T3W headset is like having a personal 750-inch OLED TV strapped to your head

REVIEW: Orbitsound airSOUND Base

Orbitsound's march into your living room continues with the SB60 airSOUND Base system, a speaker box designed to accompany your flat screen TV. Neither surround sound system nor sound bar, can this intriguing speaker find its niche among home cinema enthusiasts? Read our full review to find out!

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Philips Fidelio Soundbar HTL9100 is a transforming 5.1 speaker system

Launching a little later than the originally stated May release date, Philips have today unleashed their interesting Fidelio Soundbar HTL9100 system. The company's first soundbar under their premium Fidelio branding, the soundbar is a modular system, with individual speakers that…

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Gerald LynchPhilips Fidelio Soundbar HTL9100 is a transforming 5.1 speaker system