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: Samsung QE43QN90A TV

Product review: Samsung QE43QN90A TV

Have you spent the last few years pining after the latest and greatest of TV tech, only to be left deflated when you found you just couldn’t quite fit the flagship model in your space? You’re not alone. Samsung have …read more

Product review: Sony A80J TV range

Product review: Sony A80J TV range

In a world where everyone is after the latest tech, sometimes it pays to take a step back. Today we look at the Sony A80J range, the step-down model from Sony’s top of the line OLED range of televisions. On …read more

Product review: REL T/5x subwoofer

Product review: REL T/5x subwoofer

When it comes to subwoofers the word ‘subtle’ doesn’t usually come to mind. Often the assumption is they are large boxes that rattle the room. Therefore it is the measure of a good subwoofer to break this stereotype. Enter the …read more

Product review: Philips 58PUS8556 TV

Product review: Philips 58PUS8556 TV

With new flagship models coming out every year, sometimes it’s easy to miss the trickle-down technology making its way to more affordable models. Today we look at the Philips 58PUS8556 and see just what exciting tech has arrived in this …read more

Product review: Samsung QE75QN900A TV

Product review: Samsung QE75QN900A TV

8K has been with us in the consumer market now for a few years, the pioneers have been Samsung mainly with Sony and LG being more recent entries. Today we are taking a look at the new Samsung QE75QN900A. This …read more

Product review: Samsung QE55QN94A TV

Product review: Samsung QE55QN94A TV

One of the most exciting announcements from CES 2021 was the unveiling of Samsung’s new NEO QLED technology with mini-LED layers. We couldn’t wait to see what this new technology was up to with promises of unprecedented contrast and no …read more

Product review: LG 75NANO756 TV

Product review: LG 75NANO756 TV

Where once a 42 inch plasma TV was more than enough for most people’s living rooms, TVs now have taken growth hormones with sizes available up to 85 inches and above. While that may seem extravagant for some, a 75 …read more

Product review: LG OLED65C14LB TV

Product review: LG OLED65C14LB TV

LG have created a string of pioneering OLED televisions which have dramatically altered the perception of what’s possible with a TV screen over the last few years. With self-illuminating pixels for infinite contrast, LG have set the bar for quality …read more

Product review: Samsung UE55AU9000 TV

Product review: Samsung UE55AU9000 TV

Samsung’s latest edition of their nine series LED TVs comes with some excellent features. New to 2021, the UE55AU9000 brings a raft of great features at a competitive price in the Samsung range. One of the most immediately obvious is …read more