1. I remember when... DVD arrived in the UK (June 1997)

    I remember when... DVD arrived in the UK (June 1997)

    Thomson isn't a manufacturer we encounter too often these days, but back when a DVD player was as coveted as a Steve Jobs creation on launch day, the French company led the way on our shores.  Having eagerly previewed DVD since its Japanese rollout in 1996, delivery of the first-ever UK-region

    Mon, 22 Mar 2010, 02:20pm
  2. KOREA: LG gunning for Samsung's LCD market leadership

    KOREA: LG gunning for Samsung's LCD market leadership

    LG Display will invest almost £1bn in expanding production, as it aims to overtake its Korean rival

    Mon, 22 Mar 2010, 09:00am
  3. Sony launches clock-radio thermometer projector thingy

    Sony launches clock-radio thermometer projector thingy

    New ICF-C717PJ combines AM/FM bedside alarm with display projector, input for portable player and ambient temperature readout

    Mon, 22 Mar 2010, 08:00am
  4. Cambridge Audio Azur 650BD: multichannel music and multiregion modification

    Cambridge Audio Azur 650BD: multichannel music and multiregion modification

    Now the review of the Cambridge Audio Azur 650BD 'universal' Blu-ray player is online, time to add an update on what I've been up to with the player. I've had a second sample of the machine for some time now, working towards a review in the June issue of Gramophone – yes,

    Sun, 21 Mar 2010, 03:38pm
  5. 3D: ready for transmission, now all we need is the content...

    3D: ready for transmission, now all we need is the content...

    Cliff Richard did it. So did John Noakes, and Reg Varney.In the 60s and 70s, the skidpan at London Transport's Chiswick Works was a magnet for film and TV crews: we all saw buses pirouetting across our screens with varying degrees of elegance, apparently with stars at the wheel. It was

    Sat, 20 Mar 2010, 01:19pm
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  7. 3D: ready for transmission, now all we need is the content... (Part 2)

    3D: ready for transmission, now all we need is the content... (Part 2)

    In Part 1 of this piece we looked at how Technicolor is bringing its expertise in broadcast, cinema and disc authoring and duplication to 3D content delivery for the home. But while there's a content distribution system in place for 3D over existing broadcast platforms, it's unlikely

    Sat, 20 Mar 2010, 01:09pm
  8. HOT DEALS: Save £171 on Q-NAD DAB/CD micro hi-fi system

    HOT DEALS: Save £171 on Q-NAD DAB/CD micro hi-fi system

    Buy the NAD C715 DAB micro system and Q Acoustics 2010 as a package and you'll save £171

    Fri, 19 Mar 2010, 04:00pm
  9. Protecting family values with filter chips

    Protecting family values with filter chips

    Can't help feeling we've been here before – most DVD and Blu-ray players come with parental locks, allowing their use to be limited according to film ratings, Sky asks you for a PIN if you try to watch certain movie material during the day, and in the States there's the V-chip to

    Fri, 19 Mar 2010, 02:50pm
  10. Virgin Media to demo 3D TV at the Ideal Home Show this weekend

    Virgin Media to demo 3D TV at the Ideal Home Show this weekend

    3D TV, new TiVo high-definition PVR and 200Mb broadband will form the centrepiece of Virgin Media's technology exhibit at Earl's Court

    Fri, 19 Mar 2010, 06:00am
  11. US NEWS: Panasonic 3D TVs sell out in first week of sale

    US NEWS: Panasonic 3D TVs sell out in first week of sale

    First shipment of Panasonic 3D TVs has sold out Stateside in a week, while Marks & Spencer confirms it will start selling Sony 3D TVs in the UK from June 21st

    Fri, 19 Mar 2010, 04:00am

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