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Philips Fidelio Soundbar crams Dolby Atmos overhead audio into one unit

Philips Fidelio Soundbar crams Dolby Atmos overhead audio into one unit

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Philips has managed to cram the overhead surround sound supremacy of Dolby Atmos into a wire-mess-free soundbar. The Philips Fidelio Soundbar was announced at CES 2016. Samsung also announced a Dolby Atmos soundbar but its unit requires two wireless rear... >>

Sony's new players omit Ultra HD Blu-ray support

Sony's new players omit Ultra HD Blu-ray support

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Sony has announced two new players at CES 2016, but neither offer support for Ultra HD Blu-ray, the latest high-def video format being pushed by Samsung and Panasonic at the show. The first is pitched as a "high resolution premium audio and video player",... >>

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming and how can I get it?

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming and how can I get it?

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To stay relevant in a world of television where catch-up and on demand video is king, Freeview has cunning plans for a connected future. Along with a snazzy new logo and look, Freeview is embracing connected content directly within its electronic programme... >>

UHD Blu-ray players are finally here: Panasonic enters 4K disc market with DMP-UB900

UHD Blu-ray players are finally here: Panasonic enters 4K disc market with DMP-UB900

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With 4K ultra-high definition TVs beginning to become the norm, it's been a long and winding road for the physical format, UHD Blu-ray, to reach its final standard. With the UHD Alliance now signed and sealed on that deal, 4K Blu-ray players will, finally,... >>

Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray player now available for pre-order

Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray player now available for pre-order

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Samsung had already shown its first 4K Blu-ray player at IFA last year but has now announced when it will be available. In the US at least. The Samsung UBD-K8500 will be available Stateside from March this year and interested parties in the US can place... >>

Samsung adds Dolby Atmos overhead sound to a soundbar

Samsung adds Dolby Atmos overhead sound to a soundbar

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For the first time Samsung has added Dolby Atmos to a soundbar in its range of audio systems for the home. Samsung has announced the HW-K950 Soundbar in time for CES 2016 where the new system will be shown off. We say system as, yes, you guess it, this... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Kingsman, Straight Outta Compton...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Kingsman, Straight Outta Compton...

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Happy new year! Christmas is well and truly over and we enter a new year full of hope and ambition. However, we also still have half a box of Quality Street left and a Tupperware box of turkey bits that have definitely seen better days but is still edible.... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Apple TV vs Fire TV vs Chromecast 2 and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Apple TV vs Fire TV vs Chromecast 2 and more

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Apple has finally, after three years, released a replacement Apple TV set-top-box and there has been a lot of interest from multiple sectors of the entertainment industry. Amazon too has recently replaced its successful Fire TV box with a new model.... >>

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

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You're probably reading this because you own a Chromecast but don't know what to do with it beyond casting YouTube or Netflix videos from your device to a TV. Well, just know you're not alone - and Pocket-lint is here to help. Google released the Chromecast... >>

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

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When we originally planned our mammoth movie streaming services feature (which you can find right here) it was mainly to highlight the differences, if there are any, between the two biggest movie and TV show platforms out there; Netflix and Amazon Prime... >>