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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Gerald LynchREVIEW: Orbitsound airSOUND Base

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

Logitech Ultimate Hub turns your smartphone into a universal remote for AV kit

One smartphone app to rule them all – that's the idea behind Logitech's new Ultimate Hub AV control unit. Taking its cues from the company's long line of universal remote controls (and a direct relation to the recent Harmony Ultimate…

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Gerald LynchLogitech Ultimate Hub turns your smartphone into a universal remote for AV kit

Onkyo's new TX-NR929 and TX-NR828 AV receivers offer 4K, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth smarts

Onkyo have ticked pretty much every box with their latest line of home cinema AV receivers. From 4K support through to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, the new Onkyo TX-NR929 and TX-NR828 receivers look feature-rich. Each can take and accept pass…

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Gerald LynchOnkyo's new TX-NR929 and TX-NR828 AV receivers offer 4K, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth smarts