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NEWS: Belkin upgrades its in-car iPod sender

By Andrew Everard | Wed, 8 Aug 2007, 11:47am

Belkin has upgraded its popular TuneCast in-car iPod/MP3 sender, which takes the sound from portable music players and transmits it to your car radio. The new version, available now, has improved functionality and cable management, and sells ...

NEWS: Denon DVD-1940 - exclusive review headed your way

By Clare Newsome | Tue, 7 Aug 2007, 5:32pm

Award winners are falling thick and fast here at What Hi-fi? Sound and Vision's test HQ. So what will replace Denon's discontinued DVD-1930, our current DVD player product of the year? We can't tell you that yet - there are still ...

NEWS: Sennheiser's 'phones for Phones

By Clare Newsome | Tue, 7 Aug 2007, 4:44pm

Sennheiser has launched a new version of its CX300 earphones, complete with a right-angled 2.5mm jack to suit the smaller sockets of mobile phones and PDAs. Now all someone's got to do is persuade music-mobile owners to use them, rather ...

NEWS: Monster moves to end HDMI worries

By Andrew Everard | Tue, 7 Aug 2007, 3:51pm

Monster Cable, not exactly a stranger to smart marketing ideas, has launched a new scheme designed to allay the worries of HDMI cable buyers. Its Cable for Life promise, available on selected models from the company's forthcoming range, ...

NEWS: Vivanco offers racks straight to your door

By Andrew Everard | Tue, 7 Aug 2007, 2:05pm

Accessories specialist Vivanco is introducing a new range of racks designed for hi-fi and home cinema equipment – and as well as being offered in a choice of high-quality finishes, they're delivered straight to your door once you've ...

NEWS: Fancy a 4GB MP4 player for £60?

By Clare Newsome | Mon, 6 Aug 2007, 5:43pm

We can't promise how it performs or looks, because we've only seen these press pictures, but if you've got £60 you don't mind gambling, you may fancy a flutter on this cut-price portable from Computer Supermarket. Its ...

NEWS: Boston Voyager speakers brave the British outdoors

By Clare Newsome | Mon, 6 Aug 2007, 4:38pm

Boston Acoustics has added to its range of outdoor speakers with the new Voyager 5 - a rugged speaker designed to withstand the worst British weather can offer, though not necessarily any ASBO-generating neighbourhood dispute its output may ...

NEWS: THX working on self-adjusting home cinema

By Andrew Everard | Mon, 6 Aug 2007, 3:02pm

Reports in the States suggest that THX, the movie-sound company founded by George Lucas back in 1983 to optimise sound quality in cinemas, is now working on technology to do the same for our systems at home. Using data embedded in DVDs and ...

NEWS: More Elvis anniversary releases

By Clare Newsome | Mon, 6 Aug 2007, 12:52pm

As fans throughout the world plan to mark the 30th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death on Thursday 16th August, companies continue to cash-in - sorry, add their own tribute - with a range of music and movie re-releases. The latest ...

NEWS: Isotek's filter for TVs and set-top boxes

By Andrew Everard | Fri, 3 Aug 2007, 12:31pm

This is Isotek's new Mira mains filter, designed to improve the performance and life expectancy of your TV and set-top box, while at the same time offering protection from surges and lightning strikes. Selling for £150, it has dedicated ...