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TCL C81 4K QLED TV review: Too good to be true?

(Pocket-lint) – Despite being TCL’s current flagship 4K TV, the C81 costs under a grand in its 65-inch format. A price which becomes all the more eye-catching when a scan of its features uncovers such high-end attractions as QLED Quantum Dot colour technology, support for both of the premium Dolby Vision and HDR10+ high dynamic… Read more

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Voxx and Sharp in talks to buy struggling Onkyo

Home News (Image credit: Onkyo) Sharp and Voxx are in talks to take over Onkyo. The struggling Japanese audio brand is reported to be on the verge of financial collapse, so this could be the Osaka-based firm’s last roll of the dice. “VOXX International Corporation today announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent… Read more

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TCL brings Mini-LED TVs to UK for 2021

Home News (Image credit: TCL) TCL is continuing its charge for the top spots in global TV sales. Currently ranked third, according to its statistics, TCL is expanding this year by bringing its Mini-LED TVs to the UK for the first time. It has also promised to produce its own OLED panels by 2023. TCL… Read more

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MSI Immerse GH61 Review

Introduction My previous two encounters with MSI’s gaming headsets went rather well. Both the $50 analogue Immerse GH30 (reviewed here) and $70 USB-powered Immerse GH50 (reviewed here) had some minor quirks, but ended up offering great value for the money in their respective price brackets. The Immerse GH61, which will be the focal point of… Read more

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MSI Immerse GH61 Review: Lucious and Immersive

Our Verdict Thumpy, warm sound combined with very good microphone performance and lusciously soft ear cups make the MSI Immerse GH61 a winning choice. For Effective DAC and AMP Immersive virtual surround sound Quality, microphone Super soft ear cups Against Ear cups get warm after a while Bass lacking at max volume We all like… Read more

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DTS Play-Fi: what is it? What speakers and devices support it?

Home Advice (Image credit: DTS) What’s the first thing you think of when someone says the word ‘multi-room’? For most, we imagine it’s a dedicated set-up from a single manufacturer such as Sonos or Bluesound, with its connected ecosystem of speakers, soundbars, soundbases and hi-fi components. Or perhaps you’d think of AirPlay 2, a gateway… Read more

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Amazon Music Unlimited vs Spotify: Which is best?

(Pocket-lint) – The rise of Amazon Music Unlimited has gone hand-in-hand with the explosion in the use of Amazon Echo speakers and Alexa, its digital assistant. It integrates seamlessly with Echo devices, while also working just like any other streaming service on your phone and other devices.  Spotify is probably the first service you think of… Read more

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Onkyo and Pioneer 2021 receivers offer 8K video and 2-way Bluetooth

Richard Schouw 6 January 2021 17: 10 50 comments Pioneer and Onkyo show their new receivers at CES. These brand new models are equipped with up-to-date features, including 8K video and Dolby Atmos. Furthermore, the AV receivers offer HDMI 2.1 compatibility (with 8K video and game features such as vrr) and Dolby Atmos and DTS:… Read more

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Sonos Arc long-term review: the highs and lows

Home Features (Image credit: Sonos) Our man Jonny Evans has now been living with the Sonos Arc for a little over three months. If you’ve already read part one, you can skip ahead to his latest update. I must confess to getting a little bit overexcited when I heard about the Sonos Arc, a Dolby… Read more

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IMAX Enhanced comes to Polk Audio and Definitive Technology speakers

Home News (Image credit: Xperi) Polk Audio and Definitive Technology have become the first home cinema brands to have their speaker packages certified for IMAX Enhanced compatibility. The move allows an almost end-to-end IMAX Enhanced experience which can now included a certified 4K Blu-ray film, AVR, TV or projector and speaker system too. The IMAX… Read more

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Flashback: weird phones from unexpected brands part 2 – Pepsi, Onkyo, Kodak, Red

Last month we looked at some phones from unexpected brands, but that wasn’t nearly all of them. Today we’ll look at some more oddball phones from companies whose business is quite different (sometimes completely unrelated to electronics). Pepsi P1 Is Pepsi okay? Regardless of your soft drink preferences, you probably didn’t expect Pepsi to make… Read more

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Bug in HDMI 2.1 chips: AV receivers, next-gen consoles and graphics cards affected

After the market introduction of HDMI 2.1 had dragged on for years, Denon, Marantz and Yamaha presented the first audio / video receivers with the new version of the Audio in the past few months – / video interface – just in time for the launch of the next-generation Xbox Series consoles from Microsoft and… Read more

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Philips OLED 805 4K TV review: Picture perfect heights and Ambilight delights

(Pocket-lint) – Boasting a next-generation P5 image processor with AI enhancement, changes to Ambilight – the LED lights on the back of the TV which help expand the image beyond the frame – and the adoption of DTS Play-Fi multiroom audio, there’s more to Philips 805 OLED TV than a mere numerical increment over its… Read more

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