00:00:26 – Beauty and a few beasts 00:05:40 – Competition winners 00:06:34 – Steve gets hands-on with LG’s W7 wallpaper OLED TV 00:24:28 – Philips announces new OLED and LCD TV ranges 00:31:27 – Samsung releases dates and pricing for QLED 00:40:25 – Hodge gives us his thoughts on the Nintendo Switch 00:51:58 – Phil reviews Kong: Skull Island 00:56:30 – Films opening on Friday – CHiPs and Life 01:0...
The Nintendo Switch is a brave and innovative attempt to marry hand-held and console gaming and, in many ways, rights the wrongs of the failed Wii U but will the public get it and can Nintendo stand up to the more powerful competition? Read the full in-depth review at AVForums - https://www.avforums.com/review/nintendo-switch-hand-held-games-console-review.13481 Join the discussion - https://www.a...
In this video we take a look at the new Philips 55POS9002 4K OLED TV as well as the rest of their UHD TV line-up for 2017. Read the article - https://www.avforums.com/news/philips-launch-flagship-9002-oled-7502-led-4k-uhd-hdr-tvs.13469 Join the discussion - https://www.avforums.com/threads/discuss-the-philips-launch-of-the-flagship-9002-oled-and-7502-led-4k-hdr-tvs.2089626/ Music - BoxCat Games: ...
We get hands-on with the LG Signature W7 Wallpaper OLED TV. The full review can be read here - https://www.avforums.com/review/lg-65w7-w7-wallpaper-ultra-uhd-4k-hdr-oled-tv-review.13308 Join the discussion - https://www.avforums.com/threads/lg-65w7-4k-oled-tv-hands-on-review-comments.2089211/
Steve Withers travels to San Francisco to gets hands-on with the LG W7 4K Wallpaper OLED TV. In this video he interviews LG UK TV manager Rob Taylor along with Neil Robinson and covers the TV features, technical details and release dates and prices. Read the article - https://www.avforums.com/review/lg-65w7-w7-wallpaper-ultra-uhd-4k-hdr-oled-tv-review.13308 Music - https://soundcloud.com/dyallas
The LG BP556 packs a lot into its diminutive frame and performs well with 2D and 3D Blu-rays and DVDs. It also includes video streaming services, along with LG's MusicFlow multiroom system and you can get it for less than £100. Read the full review - https://www.avforums.com/review/lg-bp556-blu-ray-player-review.13406
The Wetek Play 2 is a hybrid media hub running Android with a built-in tuner for live TV and PVR functions but can it marry its duties to provide value for money? Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/wetek-play-2-android-media-player-review.13368
Steve Withers gives us his run down on the latest Ultra HD Blu-ray releases and takes a look at what's coming up at the cinema in March 2017. Join the discussion - https://www.avforums.com/threads/avforums-movie-wrap-for-march-2017.2088336/
We go through the best picture settings on our review sample of the Sony XE90. These include the day, night and gaming modes for SDR content as well as HDR settings for movies and gaming. Remember these are just the best settings for our review TV and are not intended to be suitable picture settings for your TV. Read the full in-depth review - https://www.avforums.com/review/sony-kd65xe9005-x90e-...
Sony's new XE90 4K HDR TV offers the promise of a direct LED backlight and local dimming on a mid-range model but is there a catch? Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/sony-kd65xe9005-x90e-tv-review.13437
00:00:28 – The team talk white goods 00:09:34 – Competition winners 00:11:19 – Sound United buy D+M Group 00:13:52 – HDR 10 and Dolby Vision added to mobile devices 00:19:52 – Steve reviews the Sony XE90 Ultra HD 4K TV 00:30:10 – Mark reviews the Wetek Play 2 Android Media Box 00:35:49 – What’s at the cinema Steve? – Logan 00:38:57 – Films opening on Friday – The Love Witch, The Chamber, Catfight ...
We review the latest Dolby Atmos soundbar from Samsung, the HW-K850. You can read the full in-depth review - https://www.avforums.com/review/samsung-hw-k850-dolby-atmos-soundbar-review.13373
We review the DJI Osmo Mobile handheld gimble for smartphones which combines with your smartphone to enhance its camera features and produce stabilised video. Read the full review at https://www.avforums.com/review/dji-osmo-mobile-handheld-gimbal-for-smartphones-review.13421
We round-up our look at the 2017 Bristol Sound and Vision Show with a video covering the best of the AV products on display and demo. Join the discussion - https://www.avforums.com/threads/bristol-sound-and-vision-2017-av-show-report-post-your-comments.2086373/
Sennheiser demo their HE 1 headphones, the successor to the legendary Orpheus, at the Bristol Sound and Vision Show 2017. Join the discussion! - https://www.avforums.com/threads/bristol-sound-and-vision-2017-av-show-report-post-your-comments.2086373/
00:01:00 – RIP Bill Paxton and Oscar predictions 00:11:23 – Current competitions 00:12:46 – Steve and Ed’s thoughts on the Bristol Sound and Vision Show 00:30:20 – The Nintendo Switch goes on sale this week but will Mark buy one? 00:41:53 – Ed talks about bonding with his new car and starts to get drunk 00:48:02 – Phil and Steve review John Wick: Chapter 2 00:57:10 – Films opening on Friday – Loga...
Steve Reichert from Q Acoustics talks to us about the new high-end Concept 500 loudspeakers being launched this year. Join the discussion - https://www.avforums.com/threads/bristol-sound-and-vision-2017-hifi-show-report-comments.2086467/
Orbitsound launched their new One (P70) All-in-One soundbar and wireless speaker at the Bristol Sound and Vision Show 2017. Whilst at the show we spoke to Dan Fletcher from Orbitsound about their new product. Join the discussion - https://www.avforums.com/threads/bristol-sound-and-vision-2017-av-show-report-post-your-comments.2086373/
We visit the Sony stand at the Bristol Sound and Vision show 2017 and interview Eric Kingdon about the new DN1080 Av Receiver with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. We also cover the new X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player. Join the discussion - https://www.avforums.com/threads/bristol-sound-and-vision-2017-av-show-report-post-your-comments.2086373/
Samsung launched their new range of QLED TVs at CES and the although the name sounds similar to OLED the two technologies are very different. Join the discussion at Europe's largest AV Community - https://www.avforums.com/threads/what-is-the-difference-between-a-qled-and-oled-tv-find-out.2085908/
00:00:35 – Has Ed’s car turned up? 00:08:14 – Current competitions 00:09:23 – Phil and Steve’s thoughts on the Panasonic European Convention 00:44:00 – What’s Ed looking forward to at the Bristol Show? 00:52:09 – Phil uses his unlimited card to see The LEGO Batman Movie 00:58:23 – Films opening on Friday – Patriots Day and A Cure for Wellness 01:01:56 – Blu-rays released this week – Inferno, Free...
We get the full line-up of LED LCD TVs coming from Panasonic UK this year from Craig Cunningham. The OLED TVs are featured in our other videos. Join the discussion at Europe's largest AV community: https://www.avforums.com/threads/video-panasonic-ex780-ex750-ex700-and-ex600-4k-led-tvs.2084980/
Panasonic show off their see-through OLED TV concept highlighting the future and also the Technics SL-1210GR Turntable based on a design from the 1970's. The future and past collide at the Frankfurt convention. Join the discussion at AVForums, Europe's largest AV community https://www.avforums.com/threads/video-panasonic-transparent-oled-tv.2084794/
Panasonic launch their latest line-up of OLED TVs at their European convention in Germany. The EZ950/952 comes in 55 and 65-inch sizes and the EZ1000/EZ1002 comes in 65 and 77-inch. Craig Cunningham from Panasonic gives us more details.
Polk enter the growing UK soundbar market with their Magnifi Mini, a feature packed device with a small chassis but a big sound. Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/polk-magnifi-mini-compact-soundbar-review.13374
00:01:24 – MQA update, the Super Bowl and Ancient Aliens 00:13:52 – Current competitions and recent winners 00:14:47 – Sky Q to add Dolby Atmos in the near future 00:15:56 – Steve reviews the Samsung HW-K850 Dolby Atmos soundbar 00:25:21 – Ballfinger announce a new reel-to-reel tape recorder 00:32:40 – Technics announce pricing for their SL-1200GR and SL-1210GR turntables 00:37:00 – Andvinyl will ...
Sony launch their first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, a Dolby Atmos soundbar, an Atmos/DTS:X AV Receiver and two compact soundbars.
Sony launch their latest range of A and XE Series Ultra HD 4K HDR TVs at their annual UK trade show, including the new A1 OLED TV.
00:01:10 – What did we think of The Grand Tour now that the first season has finished? 00:05:48 – Current competitions and recent winners 00:08:16 – Sky and Discovery make Ed happy by agreeing a new deal 00:13:30 – Steve attends the Sony Trade Show and gets a look at their 4K TV line-up 00:21:00 – Hodge reviews the new NVIDIA Shield 00:30:16 – Nearly 10% of Resident Evil 7 players are PSVR users ...
We cover the best settings for night, day, HDR and HDR game modes on the Philips POS901 OLED TV. Read the full in-depth review: https://www.avforums.com/review/philips-901-55pos901-uhd-4k-hdr-oled-tv-review.13353
We review the first 4K HDR OLED TV from Philips, the 55POS901. You can read the full in-depth written review here: https://www.avforums.com/review/philips-901-55pos901-uhd-4k-hdr-oled-tv-review.13353
00:00:27 – Current competitions 00:02:20 – Sky drops Discovery and Eurosport and Ed isn’t happy 00:13:40 – Mission are back with their LX-2 stereo speakers and Ed has reviewed them 00:17:50 – Philips finally get their first OLED TV to market but what did Steve think? 00:25:10 – Steve gets a chance to review the Oppo UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray player 00:33:58 – Ed’s album and vinyl release of the mon...
OPPO join the Ultra HD Blu-ray party with the UHD-203 player which will offer Dolby Vision after a firmware update later in 2017. Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/oppo-udp-203-4k-ultra-hd-blu-ray-player-review.13335
The QNAP TS-251a marries mostly solid networking performance with strong media playback, including 4K and HD audio passthrough support. Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/qnap-ts-251a-nas-review.13216
AVForums film expert Steve Withers brings us up to date with the latest cinema and Ultra HD Blu-ray releases for January.
00:00:31 – Phil goes all American! 00:05:40 – Current competitions 00:06:29 – Dual turntables return to the UK 00:10:08 – Aedle launch new ODS-1 earphones 00:12:30 – Marantz announces a new flagship CD/SACD player 00:19:00 – What’s the difference between OLED and QLED? 00:35:41 – What are we looking forward to reviewing in 2017? 00:51:07 – Films opening on Friday – Hacksaw Ridge, Sing and Trainspo...
It's a new SHIELD TV with a host of added features, a redesigned controller and all-new smaller form factor chassis. Is it still the daddy of all-in-one solutions? Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/nvidia-shield-tv-media-gaming-box-review.13310
00:01:12 – Ed’s thoughts on his first time at CES 2017 00:04:24 – HiFi highlights from CES 2017 00:15:05 – Best TVs at CES 2017 00:32:30 – Projector round-up at CES 2017 00:37:38 – Nintendo announces full details of the Switch 00:50:02 – RIP Carrie Fisher 00:55:05 – Films opening on Friday – XXX: The Return of Xander Cage and Spilt 00:56:26 – Blu-rays released this week – Ben-Hur, Don’t Breathe, A...
Phil, Steve and Ed head out to the desert to bring us their show wrap up video where they discuss the best of CES and their favourite products.
CES is split into Tech South, Tech East and Tech West. Ed briefly visits Tech West to peruse the variety of gadgets on show
We interview Wilfried Van Baelen at CES about the latest automotive, mobile, streaming and gaming developments in Auro-3D immersive audio.
Dean Hartley of Monitor Audio talks to Ed about the acquisition of Roksan and the new Platinum 2 loud speakers
We round-up the best 4K Ultra HD HDR TVs seen at this year's CES show including our pick of the best in show...
Ed speaks with Spencer Chrislu, MQA’s Director of Content Services about what MQA is and why it makes digital audio sound better
We review Samsung's high-end flat TV for 2016 the 55-inch KS8000 UHD HDR TV. Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/samsung-ks8000-ue55ks8000-uhd-4k-hdr-tv-review.12969
We go through day, night and HDR picture settings on the Samsung KS8000 4K UHD HDR TV. Read the full review
00:02:45 – Current Competitions 00:03:39 – DTS has been bought by Tessera Technologies 00:11:22 – Oppo launch their first Ultra HD Blu-ray player 00:23:10 – Sound Advice – Ed explains how to pick the best turntable for your needs 00:27:37 – Steve reviews the Samsung UE55KS8000 Ultra HD TV 00:32:00 – Mark’s Favourite Game of the Month 00:34:43 – Ed’s Favourite Album and Vinyl Choice of the Month 00...
Oppo launch their new UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray player and Sonica wireless speakers and DAC at Bath Rugby's state-of-the-art training facility. Read the article https://www.avforums.com/news/first-look-at-the-oppo-udp-203-4k-ultra-hd-blu-ray-player.12972
Philips new 6501 is a budget Ultra HD 4K TV that includes both HDR and Android TV, with the emphasis on image accuracy as well as value. Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/philips-6501-49pus6501-uhd-4k-hdr-tv-review.12949
We go over the best calibrated picture settings for day, night and HDR modes on the Philips 6501 4K UHD HDR TV. Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/philips-6501-49pus6501-uhd-4k-hdr-tv-review.12949
00:01:10 – Current Competitions 00:02:12 – Ed’s view on Apple dropping the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 00:13:22 – Google, cows and synthetic burgers 00:16:29 – Epson announce their upgraded LS10500 laser projector 00:21:58 – Steve reviews the Sony KD-65ZD9 TV 00:28:00 – Ed’s pick of the best playlists on music streaming services 00:33:48 – Films opening this week – The Magnificent Seven 00:37:0...
00:01:05 – Current Competitions 00:02:57 – Sharp and Toshiba return to the European market 00:09:13 – Apple launch the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus 00:20:32 – Sony announce the PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim 00:33:22 – Films opening this week - Blair Witch and Bridget Jones’s Baby 00:37:30 – Blu-rays released this week - Captain America: Civil War and various DC TV series 00:40:08 – Ultra HD Blu-ray Round-up ...
Sony's new ZD9 Ultra HD TV includes their new Backlight Master Drive and X1 Extreme Processor for superior HDR and an improved 4K performance. Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/sony-bravia-kd-65zd9-zd9-ultra-hd-4k-hdr-tv-review.12797
We go through our professionally calibrated picture settings for day, night and HDR on the Sony 65-inch ZD9 4K UHD HDR TV. Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/sony-bravia-kd-65zd9-zd9-ultra-hd-4k-hdr-tv-review.12797
If you want surround sound but don't fancy a beast of an AV receiver in your lounge then Yamaha's RX-AS710D might be just the solution. Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/yamaha-rx-as710d-7-2-av-receiver-review.12898
The Wetek Hub delivers impressive video playback all the way up to 10-bit HEVC 4K and pass-through of HD audio formats. It's also comes with its own customised KODI media player as well as a range of other useful Wetek apps and features. Read the full in-depth review https://www.avforums.com/review/wetek-hub-android-tv-4k-media-player-review.12888