First things first: obviously our week has been dominated by the announcement of the What Hi-Fi? Awards 2017 Products of the Year - as we may have mentioned. But it's been business as usual too...
This week, for example, Bowers & Wilkins announced the E1 headphones for use on Emirates Airlines, McInotsh revealed its most powerful single chassis monobloc and Hisense acquired Toshiba's TV business and production sites.
B&W and Emirates Airlines have teamed up to produce what they claim are the first headphones tailored for flying.
The E1s noise-cancelling functionality has been fine-tuned in a way that will "completely cancel ambient engine noise".
They'll be rolled out to Emirates flights from December onwards, though only to those travelling in First Class.
Another week, another announcement of a McIntosh product. This time it's a monoblock amp.
The MC1.25KW directly replaces the MC1.2KW and has been redesigned from the ground up. It's McIntosh's most powerful single chassis monoblock amplifier, capable of delivering 1200 watts of power.
They'll be shipping later this month - although at £29,995 per pair you'll need deep pockets to afford them.
Chinese electronics brand Hisense has acquired Toshiba's TV production business.
Hisense has gained the licence to use the Toshiba brand for 40 years, along with two factories in Japan and a number of patents relating to Toshiba's TV business.
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