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It's a home, and it's smart. It's a Smart Home!

By Simon Lucas | Thu, 11 Jul 2013, 3:53pm

We all have our fantasy system, the sort of high-end fully integrated whistles-and-bells set-up that would require a double-rollover win to justify. What if your numbers came up? Or what if you find yourself incredibly wealthy by dint of your own ...

The Week in HD - Monday 8th July

By Kashfia Kabir | Sat, 6 Jul 2013, 1:06pm

Hello everyone, and welcome to The Week in HD – our guide to all the must-see high-definition TV shows, films, sports and Blu-ray releases to grace your screens over the next seven days. You can also get daily updates on what's on by ...

The Week in HD - Monday 1st July

By Kashfia Kabir | Mon, 1 Jul 2013, 2:59pm

Hello everyone, and welcome to The Week in HD – our guide to all the must-see high-definition TV shows, films, sports and Blu-ray releases to grace your screens over the next seven days. You can also get daily updates on what's on by ...

Hands on: Sony Xperia Z Ultra review

By Ced Yuen | Tue, 25 Jun 2013, 5:08pm

Hands on: Sony Xperia Z Ultra reviewMassive phones are all the rage these days, and now it's Sony's turn to bring a behemoth blower to the market.The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is a tablet-sized phone (some say ‘phablet’) and the latest option for ...

The Week in HD - Monday 24th June

By Kashfia Kabir | Mon, 24 Jun 2013, 4:31pm

Hello everyone, and welcome to The Week in HD – our guide to all the must-see high-definition TV shows, films, sports and Blu-ray releases to grace your screens over the next seven days. You can also get daily updates on what's on by ...

Hands on: Samsung ATIV Q review

By Ced Yuen | Fri, 21 Jun 2013, 2:15pm

The Samsung ATIV Q was arguably the highlight of the Samsung Premiere 2013 event at London’s Earls Court, where Samsung launched a whole of new smartphones and tablets.Tthe Samsung ATIV Q is a tablet unlike any other, with a ...

Hands on: Huawei Ascend P6 review

By Verity Burns | Wed, 19 Jun 2013, 11:15am

Huawei might not be a name you’re used to hearing when it comes to high-end smartphones, but that could be about to change. The Chinese telecoms giant has just announced the latest in its range of ‘P’ series handsets, the Huawei Ascend P6, and ...

The Week in HD - Monday 17th June

By Kashfia Kabir | Mon, 17 Jun 2013, 11:54am

Hello everyone, and welcome to The Week in HD – our guide to all the must-see high-definition TV shows, films, sports and Blu-ray releases to grace your screens over the next seven days. You can also get daily updates on what's on by ...

Playlist 2013: The movies, music and games to test your system

By What Hi-Fi | Sun, 16 Jun 2013, 10:38am

FILMSA Good Day To Die HardBlu-rayOut nowRating: *Yippee ki-yay? Call it a day…Bruce Willis looks unbelievably bored in the latest Die Hard. And you’re likely to feel the same way. The series is now so removed from its roots that the studio could ...

60 years of Marantz are all about the music

By Andrew Everard | Wed, 12 Jun 2013, 10:00am

Marantz is celebrating its 60th anniversary, and the story behind the founding of one of today's best-known hi-fi and home cinema companies is a familiar one: Saul B Marantz – music lover, amateur musician and photographer – started making hi-fi ...