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Turntables

New data reveals huge impact of Record Store Day 2014

24 Apr 2014

Industry-wide vinyl sales have soared on this year's Record Store Day, according to new data from BuzzAngle Music

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Home digital media devices

New deal to bring HBO programming to Amazon Prime members

24 Apr 2014

From 21st May, Amazon Prime Instant Video will offer acclaimed series such as The Sopranos, The Wire and Band of Brothers

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Home cinema

Sky's new 'Buy & Keep' movie purchase service launches

24 Apr 2014

New service will let Sky's UK customers download movies to their Sky+ HD set-top box, as well as receiving a physical DVD copy – but there's no Blu-ray option

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Android Smartphones & Tablets

iPlayer video downloads now available on Android 4.0 and above

24 Apr 2014

BBC now offering "video downloads functionality by default" to smartphones and tablets running 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and above

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Android Smartphones & Tablets

Google to work with HTC on new Nexus devices?

24 Apr 2014

Rumours of a new Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 8 tablet have emerged, with many analysts predicting that HTC will manufacture both

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TVs

Sony 4K Media Player brings Netflix 4K streaming to 2012/13 4K TVs

23 Apr 2014

Sony has announced a new 4K Media Player, the FMP-X5, which will go on sale for £350 in August and supports the HEVC codec for streaming Ultra HD

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TVs

LG Display Q1 profit drops as global LCD TV sales grow

23 Apr 2014

TV panel prices have fallen as LCD TVs become more popular in developed and emerging markets, according to reports

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Android Smartphones & Tablets

Microsoft to complete acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone division

23 Apr 2014

£4.6bn deal to be finalised on 25th April; Finnish firm suggests in blog post that Nokia brand could disappear from smartphone market

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Android Smartphones & Tablets

OnePlus One phone offers high-end specs for low-end price

23 Apr 2014

The newest smartphone on the market can comfortably hold its own against the likes of Samsung, HTC, LG and Google in the specs war and undercuts all of them on price.

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Hi-Fi

Elipson Audio Bridge adds wireless Bluetooth to Planet LW speakers

23 Apr 2014

Elipson has brought new wireless connectivity to its famous Planet LW speakers, the Audio Bridge adding aptX Bluetooth, plus analogue and digital inputs

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