Home cinema

No, it doesn’t involve selling popcorn to strangers off of the street! Home cinema has come to be a catch-all term for a system that plays music and movies with a TV or projector and an external speaker system of some kind, usually surround sound. The whole idea is to recreate as accurately as possible the picture and sound quality of a cinema auditorium. Filmmakers want their work to be showcased in all its glory, with not a line of dialogue missed or a pixel out of place and a home cinema is just the tool for the job – in fact, you’d be surprised at how easy it is to build a seriously impressive sounding system.

Product review: DALI KATCH ONE soundbar

Product review: DALI KATCH ONE soundbar

DALI delivers big sound in a sleek bar with the KATCH ONE. Everyone is familiar with the situation – TVs are getting thinner and thinner and, unfortunately, so are their sound performance. Thus improving the TV audio by adding an …read more

Product review: Sonos Port

Product review: Sonos Port

Sonos now has a quick, easy solution to bring your hi-fi system into the world of streaming in the Sonos Port. While Smart wireless speakers have become increasingly popular of late, Sonos have been pioneering multiroom devices longer than anyone …read more

Product review: LG SL7Y soundbar

Product review: LG SL7Y soundbar

LG’s solution for simple home cinema sound… While modern TVs have pushed the boundaries of what is possible, the only downside is that with thin TVs comes thin sound. In response to this, there is now a wide array of …read more

Product review: Philips OLED804 TV range

Product review: Philips OLED804 TV range

Philips has a great option for those looking to step into the world of OLED… Recent years have seen a stunning advance in picture quality. Technologies such as OLED and QLED have led the way in delivering better than ever …read more

Product review: LG SL8YG soundbar

Product review: LG SL8YG soundbar

More and more people are moving towards smaller, more compact systems and soundbars for their home cinema needs, leaving big bulky AV systems by the wayside. But what about the much lauded Dolby Atmos and DTS:X technologies? Surely a soundbar …read more

Tech explained: BenQ CinematicColor Technology

Tech explained: BenQ CinematicColor Technology

I know what you’re thinking right now, “What is BenQ CinematicColour Technology?”. Well good friend that’s why this article exists so we, together, can explore all that’s possible when BenQ put their all into something. So straight off the bat …read more

Product review: Sharp 40AJ2K TV

Product review: Sharp 40AJ2K TV

TV’s can be an expensive business nowadays, with a plethora of high end high price luxuries all vying for your attention. But what about if you just want a TV that works, does most things that modern TVs do, and doesn’t …read more