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LG makes 4K Ultra HD a big priority in 2015

Ultra HD has been around for a couple of years, and in 2015 LG looks to make a big deal out of 4K, with big screens, big features, and a big look at how they deal with colour and light.

4:54 pm 01/04/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Pure pops a digital radio on, off with a single button

Media players tend to have lots of buttons to press, confusing owners in the process, but a new product on the way from Pure brings things back to basics.

2:59 pm 27/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Pro-Ject to work with Record Store Day for turntable design comp

If you have a love for turntables and everything that goes on them — you know, records and such — you might be interested to know that Record Store Day is fast approaching, and with it a turntable competition focusing on design skills, not mixing skills.

4:17 pm 26/03/2015 By Staff writers
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Sonos, Deezer join forces for high-res audio at home

Fans of the high resolution audio movement know just how hard it is to find music that matches their high bitrate needs, especially here in Australia, but music service Deezer is coming together with Sonos to make it a match made in audiophile heaven.

10:43 am 20/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Auralic amplifies headphone stands with a converged amp

Convergence is everywhere you look these days. Phones have cameras and media players and even a GPS navigator, but what if your headphone stand was also a headphone amp? That’s convergence, too, and it’s now a real thing.

5:23 pm 11/03/2015 By Staff writers
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Audio excellence: Sony’s MDR-Z7 headphones reviewed

Sony has been doing audio longer than most of the big brands, and as such, it has a pretty solid reputation for things that sound great. Generally, though, if you need things that sound great, you need to be prepared to spend up big, so can Sony’s $799 headphones scare up the bigger and more expensive models from competing companies?

12:51 pm 05/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Netflix dated, arriving in Australia March 24

Australians keen to get on the Netflix bandwagon don’t have long to wait now, as it now has a release date, with the end of March to be seen as the beginning of Netflix’s take over of Australian living rooms.

11:42 am 03/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Audeze joins forces with BMW for amp, headphones

One of the most impressive pairs of headphones we’ve ever put our ears into is getting an update, and it’s getting it with the help of BMW’s team of crack artists and designers.

4:40 pm 11/02/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Woo puts the headphone amp back in the box

Take a look at most headphone amps and they generally look fairly generic, either looking like a small rectangular box, or something a little slimmer. American company Woo seems more intent on making the amp more box like, and yet pleasing to the eye.

2:14 pm 05/02/2015 By Staff writers
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Astell & Kern builds a network player for high-end audio lovers

CD sales may be slowing, but people who love studio-quality sound are probably focused on high-resolution recordings anyway, and if that’s you and you’ve been eyeing a way of delivering this to your living room, Astell & Kern may have the solution.

10:41 am 02/02/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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