Tag "home theatre"

Laser 4K media player (first impressions)

November 22, 2017

If you have an older TV or monitor, Laser’s new 4K Android media player is an inexpensive and easy way to add smart TV and

Samsung’s new 4K TV looks pretty as a picture

January 6, 2017

Samsung's new 4K TV is built to masquerade as a picture frame for the times when you want your TV to disappear.

New models from Denon, Marantz and Heos

November 7, 2016

Last week the Australian distributor for lots of home entertainment brands, Qualifi, launched new products from three of them: Denon, Marantz and Heos. Denon and

Home theatre luxe: Bose Lifestyle 650, 600

October 28, 2016

Bose has been challenging the notion that only big speakers can produce big sound since the release of its cube-shaped satellites in the 1990s. Small enough to fit in

Marantz SR5011, a mid-priced home theatre receiver with high end features

September 2, 2016

It’s model upgrade time for Marantz, one of the leading producers of high quality home entertainment equipment. This year’s new model home theatre receivers are

Here comes the boom: new home theatre system pushes out 1330 watts

February 27, 2013

How much sound do you really need in your home? Samsung has this week shown a sound system that pushes out so much audio, you could try and replicate that old Maxell ad.

The ABC of OLED TV

December 14, 2012

After years of false starts, promising prototypes and plenty of competition, OLED technology is about to blow away the television market. We explain what makes going organic such an enjoyable experience.

How can high-end AV survive?

January 18, 2012

In the age of compressed formats and cheap portable hardware, is there a future for high performance home entertainment? Industry insider, Rich Green says the key is "more, better audio-video".

How to find the best sound system for your home

November 12, 2010

Like a display, it’s important to try your audio system before you buy. In many ways, audio is much more personal and nuanced than vision

How to choose a great entertainment system

November 12, 2010

You’ve decided to buy an entertainment system, but how do you know that what you’re looking at and listening to is any good? Here’s the

Pioneer – sounds like old times

June 30, 2010

Two years after it manufactured what still is the world’s best plasma television, and then promptly quit the flat panel TV business, Pioneer Electronics has

Desktop cinema: Bringing the home theatre to your PC

April 16, 2010

The niche of the home entertainment market described above is dominated by the PC. And it makes sense: here’s a machine that can do anything.

Tech Corner: Improving digital TV reception

March 1, 2010

The time has come. You can put it off no longer. The switch-over to digital TV is well underway and the clock is ticking on

The Best of the Best of CES 2010

January 22, 2010

In our final wrap up from CES, Jack Walsh identifies the key technologies to shape the consumer electronics arena in 2010. 3D While 3D TV

The Best of CES 2010 – 3D Goes Mainstream

January 15, 2010

3D television may have been the big story from CES, but there is plenty more tech goodness from the show for Australians to look forward

The Best of CES 2010 – High-End Home Theatre

January 15, 2010

It wasn’t just the consumer home entertainment market on offering at CES this year. The professionals put their high-end gear on display for the world

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