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PREVIEW: Cambridge Audio shows new range

By Andrew Everard | Wed, 20 Jun 2007, 2:58pm

Cambridge Audio is right now revealing its new products to the British press. Here's a teaser of what's in store from What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision editor Clare Newsome, who's at the launch in Spain "Cambridge Audio has shared ...

Ultimate Guide to Hi-Fi - out now!

By Andrew Everard | Tue, 19 Jun 2007, 4:19pm

If you want firm evidence that hi-fi's not just alive but actually flourishing, take a peep inside our latest Ultimate Guide to Hi-Fi, on sale from June 21. We’ve packed it with an incredible 350 recommended products – that’s 100 more than ...

NEWS: Is this the world's cheapest 20in TV?

By Joe Cox | Tue, 19 Jun 2007, 12:46pm

Computer Supermarket.com certainly thinks it is, but then as the manufacturer and sole distributor, it would say that. Even so, at an eye-catching if slightly puzzling price of £153, it's fair to say that it's cheaper than anything ...

NEWS: Keep a watch on your music with Sony Ericsson

By Andrew Everard | Tue, 19 Jun 2007, 12:04pm

With more and more people storing their mobile music collections on their mobile phones, Sony Ericsson has launched a whole stack of new accessories for its range of mobiles – including a new watch to enable you to control music playback. The ...

NEWS: Fancy some folding headphones to match your iPod nano?

By Clare Newsome | Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 4:56pm

First the iMac turned everything turquoise. Then accessories had to be iPod white. Then black. Then gloss black. Now behold the latest example of the Apple effect: iPod nano-matching blue, green and pink headphones from Audio-Technica. ...

No, not that Tesla: making Pro-ject turntables

By Andrew Everard | Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 3:48pm

One of the inevitable aspects of any visit to an overseas manufacturer is The Factory Visit, writes Andrew Everard. To those of us who've done a good few of them, it can be a cause for fascination or trepidation – thing is, you never quite ...

NEWS: Boulder rolls out its first integrated stereo amplifier

By Andrew Everard | Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 1:19pm

Colorado-based high-end audio company Boulder, until now best-know for its preamplifiers and power amps, has launched its first integrated amp. It's part of an all-new 800 Series from the company, and a matching CD player is said to be on ...

NEWS: Thiel hits the ceiling with PowerPoint home cinema speakers

By Andrew Everard | Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 12:57pm

US speaker company Thiel is heading for the home cinema high-end with its compact PowerPoint 1.2 speakers, designed for mounting on ceilings or walls. Selling for £995 each, the 1.2s use a coaxial driver arrangement for optimum integration, ...

The Best of the Week - 18/06/07

By Andrew Everard | Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 12:21pm

From the latest news from the Blu-ray/HD DVD battlefront, to new download services and some of the dinkiest amps we've ever seen, it's all here This week we've... • Been out to the Czech Republic to take a first look at the ...

NEWS: Splashproof Roberts radio's designed for British summer sounds

By Clare Newsome | Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 12:17pm

Roberts is all ready for the long hot summer we've been promised - though also prepared for the customary British downpour - with its new Poolside 2 splashproof FM/MW radio. The £60 design features a neat swivel handle/hanger, which allows ...