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Acer V9800 review

PROS Stunning UHD image clarity Effective HDR presentation Vibrant colour rendering CONS Limited black level Doesn’t support 3D Not HLG HDR/Dolby Vision compatible KEY FEATURES

Orbitsound ONE P70 review

PROS Clear, expansive sound anywherre in the room Plenty of bass for its size Robust build quality Easy to install and operate CONS Deep cabinet

Sony STR-DN1080 review

The Good: The Sony STR-DN1080 offers all of the features you could want in a modern receiver — multiroom music, Chromecast streaming, Dolby Atmos and

Arendal 1723 5.1 Speaker Package Review

The Good Big sound when needed Responsive and detailed Tonally matched Flexible in installation Solidly built Superbly engineered The Bad Size and weight won’t suit

JVC DLA-Z1 4K Laser Projector Review : JVC finally deliver native 4K and laser but at what cost?

The Good Sharp 4K image Very bright Extremely wide colour gamut Great HDR performance for a projector Good greyscale and gamma Accurate colours The Bad

Samsung HW-MS650 review

PROS Robust, stylish single-body design Powerful bass without an external subwoofer Generous feature list Easy setup and slick multiroom streaming CONS Slightly aggressive at top

Epson EH-TW9300 Projector Review : Yet another best buy for Epson

The Good The faux 4K images look stunning Fantastic colour reproduction for HD and 4K material Superb black levels and shadow detail Lens memory functions

BenQ X12000 review : Is the world’s first native 4K DLP projector any good?

PROS 4K images look stunningly detailed Beautiful colour management Bright pictures CONS Black levels could be better Rainbow effect can be distracting 60Hz motion artefacts

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, Play:5, PlayBar or PlayBase

Multi-room speaker options are plentiful to say the least, with Denon, Samsung, LG and Bluesound all offering their own solutions. If you are reading this feature

Sonos Playbase review

PROS Good looks, solid build Seamless app integration Sonos app is still be best remote app ever Responsive touch keys Can be expanded with extra

Sony KD-49XE9005 review

How long does it take your brain to process an image? No, it’s faster than that – it’s around 13 milliseconds. In the time it

Viewsonic PRO7827HD review

THE GOOD: The Viewsonic PRO7827HD has very good overall image quality with superb black levels and contrast for the money. A shorter-throw lens helps it

Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

THE GOOD: The Epson Home Cinema 2045 offers very good image quality, with full HD resolution and accurate color. It lacks the DLP “rainbow effect,”

Yamaha RX-A860 review

PROS Smooth, musical performer Twin HDMI outputs Powerful DSP processing modes HDMI passthrough functionality CONS Only three HDMI HDCP 2.2 inputs Messy user interface Button-tastic

BenQ HT2050 review

THE GOOD: The BenQ HT2050 has excellent overall image quality with best-in-class black levels and contrast. A shorter-throw lens helps it project a larger image

Viewsonic PJD7828HDL review

THE GOOD: The Viewsonic PJD7828HDL offers very good image quality for the price, with full HD resolution, a bright image and solid contrast. A short-throw

Epson Home Cinema 640 review

THE GOOD: At $350, the Epson Home Cinema 640 is one of the least expensive home theater projectors available. It’s extremely bright, and thus able

JBL Cinema SB 450 review

THE GOOD: The JBL Cinema SB 450 offers home theater thrills in a stylish package. The sizable subwoofer is capable of providing meaty bass. The

Oppo UDP-203 vs Panasonic DMP-UB900 – which is better?

Oppo and Panasonic go head-to-head to see which 4K Blu-ray player deserves to be in your home cinema room… If the Panasonic DMP-UB900 and Oppo

Epson EH-TW6700 review

If a projector is a bridge between the big-screen spectacle of the cinema, and the comfortable familiarity of the home, then Epson’s EH-TW6700 straddles the

BenQ W8000 review

PROS Superb colour performance Detailed and clean pictures Plenty of brightness CONS Average black levels Rainbow noise High input lag KEY FEATURES Full HD single-chip

LG PH450UG Minibeam Projector review

OUR VERDICT In many ways, the LG PH450UG represents a new wave in portable projectors. Offering excellent wired and wireless connectivity, not to mention a

BenQ W1090 review

BenQ has had a good run of sub-£1000/$1500 projectors, with four- and five-star reviews peppering its range in the past couple of years. Its recent

Sony KDL-75XE94 Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES 4K resolution Dolby Vision/HDR10 Direct LED lighting X1 Extreme chip Manufacturer: Sony Review Price: free/subscription HANDS-ON WITH SONY’S HOME CINEMA HERO PROMISING KING-SIZED

BenQ W1210ST review

PROS Superbly low input lag Good contrast and colour Strong movie performance CONS Slight noise in dark movie scenes Some black crush in the best

HDMI 2.0 vs 1.4 : What’s the difference?

HDMI 2.0 VS 1.4: THE BASICS HDMI 2.0 was announced as a standard in late 2013. It got a lot of people confused, wondering if

Exquizon LED GP12 Portable Projector Review : Mobility & Usability for just $70.99

Projectors are extremely useful devices because they allow us the visual prowess of seeing any picture or clip in large format. They can be extremely

Panasonic TX-50DX700 4K TV review: Picture performance beyond its price

Ultra-HD TVs are certainly becoming more popular, we know that for sure. The amount of content on offer has increased exponentially since 4K was first

Nintendo Switch vs PS4 and Xbox One : An in-depth look at the 2017 console wars

Nintendo Switch vs PS4 and Nintendo Switch vs Xbox One: How does Nintendo’s new hybrid console stack up against its rivals over at Sony and

Hands on: Nintendo Switch review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Innovative and fun, the Switch looks set to make Nintendo cool again. FOR Unique design Interesting announced titles AGAINST Battery concerns Online