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  • A week in reviews: 17 - 21 March
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    A week in reviews: 17 - 21 March

    By 22 March 2014

    Gaming season is upon us, with two major launches this week: Infamous and Metal Gear Solid. Second Son and Ground Zeroes to give the games their respective full title names are both fresh looks at established series, delivering in equal measure of pleasure...

  • Harman Kardon Sabre SB35 review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Harman Kardon Sabre SB35 review

    By 21 March 2014

    If you don't own a Harman Kardon device you may be surprised that you've probably already heard the company's speakers before. Why? Because its responsible for most of the nation's cinema sound systems. And with the HK Sabre it plans to bring that quality...

  • A week in reviews: 3 - 7 March
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    A week in reviews: 3 - 7 March

    By 8 March 2014

    Meteorological spring has arrived. Hurrah. And with the scent of the sun on the horizon in the UK, we're bringing you rays of tech-review sunshine this week in various forms. First and foremost it's Geneva Motor Show week. We've seen the BMW M235i and...

  • Harman Kardon Aura review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Harman Kardon Aura review

    By 7 March 2014

    The Harman Kardon Aura may look like The Jetson's spaceship has collided with a ultra-modern kitchen blender but this quirky design housing is actually a wireless home speaker. If you're seeking a showstopper in speaker design that is also small and compact...

  • Harman Kardon SOHO headphones shown off, hitting shelves in October for  £150
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    Harman Kardon SOHO headphones shown off, hitting shelves in October for £150

    By 5 September 2013

    Harman Kardon has introduced a new line of headphones at IFA 2013 in Berlin. Called SOHO, they seem like a more lightweight version of the company's CL headphones, though they look suspiciously similar to Bowers & Wilkins' P3 range. The SOHO stereo headphones...

  • Harman Kardon CL over-ear headphones review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Harman Kardon CL over-ear headphones review

    By 31 December 2012

    We first saw Harman Kardon's swanky-looking "industrial chic" over-ear CL headphones in the middle months of 2012. Classic by name, are these cans able to deliver as classic a listening experience? Design There's at least a little sniff of the B&W P5...

  • Harman Kardon launches new headphones range, including NI, BT, CL, AE and NC
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    Harman Kardon launches new headphones range, including NI, BT, CL, AE and NC

    By 13 June 2012

    Harman Kardon - the high-end audio manufacturer - has announced its first range of own-brand headphones. The range, which is divided into two in-ear and two over-ear releases, with a fifth over-ear product due in July, is Apple-inspired in design and...

  • Harman Kardon CL over-ear headphones pictures and hands-on
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    Harman Kardon CL over-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 13 June 2012

    Amid the barrage of Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 2012), Harman Kardon - the high-end audio manufacturer - also announced its first range of own-brand headphones that will be available exclusively at Apple Stores. Pocket-lint was on hand...

  • Toshiba releases powerful Qosmio X770 3D gaming laptop
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    Toshiba releases powerful Qosmio X770 3D gaming laptop

    By 31 May 2011

    No longer is a desktop necessary to get the kind of power required to run the latest software, laptops like the Toshiba Qosmio X770 can survive even the toughest of gaming trials. The Qosmio boasts a specs sheet that puts many desktops to shame, including...

  • Harman Kardon BDS 800   review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Harman Kardon BDS 800 review

    By 23 March 2011

    The Home Theatre in a Box (HTIB) business is dominated by brands that build systems to a price, loading them to overflowing with the latest digital doodads. There is, though, a less frenetic high-end to this market, where simple sophistication is valued....

  • Best Audio Gadget 2010: and the nominees are...
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    Best Audio Gadget 2010: and the nominees are...

    By 17 November 2010

    We've seen plenty of innovation in the audio sector over the last year - not least with Apple's latest lineup of all-conquering iPods. That in turn has fuelled the ever-growing selection of speaker docks and headphones, of which we've seen a lot of in...

  • Harman Kardon Go + Play Micro review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Harman Kardon Go + Play Micro review

    By 25 August 2010

    There is something about an iPod dock these days that suggests that it can no longer be just about the speaker. There has to be some design element added in order to make it stand out from the crowd, whether that be a different shape or an innovative...

  • Harman Kardon's quest to standardise sound
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    Harman Kardon's quest to standardise sound

    By 5 July 2010

    Two men are on a mission, a mission to create a series of speaker systems that recreate the essence of the original recording that was laid down in the studio rather than a speaker that makes it sound better. It's an idea that has had Floyd Toole and...

  • Toshiba Qosmio X500 Blu-ray laptop announced
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    Toshiba Qosmio X500 Blu-ray laptop announced

    By 23 September 2009

    Toshiba has announced the launch of the Qosmio X500 boasting a "sleek, glossy black chassis, backlit keyboard and LED-feathertouch controls". Powered by Intel's latest Quad Core processors and the latest Nvidia GeForce graphics, the Qosmio X500 claims...

  • Harman Kardon launches MS 100 audio system
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    Harman Kardon launches MS 100 audio system

    By 12 May 2009

    American audio manufacturer Harman Kardon has just dropped us word of a new audio system that it'll be bringing out this summer. The MS 100 packs a CD player, an FM radio, an iPod dock, and a set of "high-end" stereo speakers. The features don't stop...

  • Infinity Systems PHI 21, PHI 51 series speakers launch
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    Infinity Systems PHI 21, PHI 51 series speakers launch

    By 11 March 2009

    Infinity Systems has announced the UK launch of its two new "retro-designed" loudspeakers, the PHI 21 series and the PHI 51 series. Said to be compact and easy to set up, the speakers offer a variety of options in terms of where to stick 'em - on a shelf,...

  • Harman Kardon launches HK990, HD990
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    Harman Kardon launches HK990, HD990

    By 19 February 2009

    Harman Kardon claims to have set a "new standard" in home entertainment with the launch of its most powerful integrated amplifier to-date, the HK990 and its "next generation" CD player, the HD990. The HD990 CD player is said to be "optimised for precision...

  • Harman Kardon GLA-55 speakers launch
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    Harman Kardon GLA-55 speakers launch

    By 30 August 2008

    Harman Kardon has announced the launch of the "GLA-55" two-piece computer speaker system. The company says it's "arguably the best 2.0 speaker system available today" and describes it as a "stylised multimedia focal point, boasting breathtaking beauty,...

  • IFA 2007: Harman Kardon launches Cinespecial 29
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    IFA 2007: Harman Kardon launches Cinespecial 29

    By 4 September 2007

    The Cinespecial 29 from Harman Kardon includes the DVD 29 DVD player and the powerful AVR 350 A/V receiver. The 7.1-channel AVR 350 receiver includes two HDMI 1.2a inputs, able to pass through video signals up to 1080p, in addition to processing the associated...