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Yamaha announces prices rises from January 1st

4 Dec 2008

Yamaha is the latest manufacturer to announce it will be putting up some prices in the New Year – but the good news is that its 2008 Award winners are unaffected

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Home cinema

BBC/ITV/C4 video-on-demand project slammed as anti-competitive

4 Dec 2008

Plans by the BBC, C4 and ITV to launch a joint video-on-demand service have been criticised as anti-competitive by the Competition Commission

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Home cinema

BRISTOL SHOW: NAD to launch 12 new hi-fi and home cinema products

4 Dec 2008

NAD has announced 12 new products for release in January, and all of them will be on show for the first time anywhere at the Bristol Sound & Vision Show

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Home cinema

Sky launches online subscription TV service for PC and Mac users

4 Dec 2008

Mac and PC users can now subscribe to Sky TV programmes for viewing on their computers even if they don't have Sky TV

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Home cinema

Ultimate Guide to New Technology 2009 on sale now

4 Dec 2008

The Ultimate Guide to New Technology 2009 is packed with news and reviews of all the latest TV, hi-fi, home cinema and portable high-tech kit. It's a must-read for every gadget ...

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Bush Blu-ray player on sale at Argos for £99.99

3 Dec 2008

We've just spotted the first sub-£100 Blu-ray player, the Bush BD01, on sale now at Argos for just £99.99 – a third of its original price

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Home digital media devices

Amazon launches MP3 store in the UK

3 Dec 2008

Amazon launches the UK arm of its MP3 download service – with three million DRM-free songs

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TVs

Samsung TV boss: LCD can hold off OLED for many years

3 Dec 2008

2007 LCD screens will be better, thinner and more energy-efficient, and OLED still much too expensive to be viable as a mass consumer product

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TVs

Aquavision to launch S4 HD, the world's first Full HD waterproof TV

2 Dec 2008

Has there been a hole in your life where there should have been a 40in waterproof Full HD TV? Well, you're in luck – Aquavision has delivered the S4 HD

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Home cinema

Acer delivers K10 pico-projector with LED technology

2 Dec 2008

At the budget end of the projector market things are getting seriously portable. Acer is the latest to launch a portable 'pico-projector' with the K10

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