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Competition: Win the chance to take part in a What Hi-Fi? Sound And Vision feature!

Dominic Dawes Thu, 27 Mar 2008, 6:00pm

Yes, you read that right. This is your opportunity to put your opinions to the What Hi-Fi? Sound And Vision team, to debate thorny issues with the experts, and to appear in the magazine! Three lucky winners will spend the day at the ...

NEWS: See the latest 2008 Ambilight flatscreen TVs from Philips

Andy Clough Tue, 25 Mar 2008, 7:34pm

Technology, don't you love it? Last week we despatched our news editor, Joe Cox, to Lisbon to report on Philips's 2008 line-up of flatscreen TVs. Joe did a splendid job, as you can read here, but unfortunately had problems with the ...

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NEWS: Philips adds Aurea, Ambilight Spectra and Ambisound to 2008 TV line-up

Andy Clough Thu, 20 Mar 2008, 3:37pm

I'm on a whistle-stop trip to Lisbon to see everything in Philips' 2008 range of consumer products, writes Joe Cox. And I mean everything; the day starts with toothbrushes, shavers and blenders (an orange, apple and carrot smoothie does ...

NEWS: Fire up the Quattro! Ashes to Ashes comes to DVD on 5 May

Clare Newsome Thu, 20 Mar 2008, 1:15pm

It's the penultimate episode of Ashes to Ashes on BBC1 tonight, but fans of DCI Gene Hunt will soon be able to get their latest fix on DVD - the series is disc-bound on 5th May. The DVD boxset of the series, which is currently ...

NEWS: Humax goes all white for special edition 19in LCD TVs

Andy Clough Mon, 17 Mar 2008, 1:36pm

Looking for a stylish, glossy white 19in TV for your bedroom or kitchen? Humax has introduced two special edition models, the £299 LGB19-DTT and £329 LGB19-DZT. Both have integrated Freeview tuners, an HDMI input for connecting a DVD player ...

NEWS: OLEDs on a roll with new manufacturing process?

Andrew Everard Fri, 14 Mar 2008, 12:45pm

More affordable OLED (organic LED) displays now look possible, thanks to a development made by the research operation of General Electric. The GE boffins have managed to develop a process whereby the screens can be printed on a ...

EXCLUSIVE REVIEW: Our verdict on Panasonic's Full HD TX-32LZD80

Andy Clough Wed, 12 Mar 2008, 1:09pm

Judging by the number of questions we're being asked on our Forums about Panasonic's 2008 range of flatscreen TVs, you're keen to find out how they perform – to put it mildly! So never ones to let you down, this ...

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Broadcasters scream for more HD channels

Dominic Dawes Tue, 11 Mar 2008, 7:48pm

The broadcasting industry is embracing high definition in a big way – but is desperate for more free-to-air HD channels, writes Dominic Dawes. As things stand, we've been assured of getting a number of free high-def channels on the Freeview ...

NEWS: Industry declares 720p better than 1080i

Dominic Dawes Tue, 11 Mar 2008, 12:00pm

High-definition is a great leap forward, but the various forms of HD have long been the subject of intense debate. Industry insiders at the DTG (Digital TV Group) are attempting to definitively resolve one issue: when it comes to broadcasting ...

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NEWS: Londoners will enjoy 2012 Olympics in high definition – for free

Dominic Dawes Mon, 10 Mar 2008, 2:01pm

The digital TV switchover will be timed so that Londoners will be able to watch the 2012 Olympics in high definition - for free. Regulator Ofcom announced on Friday that it will happen in time for new free-to-air high-definition channels to ...