Written By: Rob Follis

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DOLBY ATMOS LANDS ON APPLE TV 4K THIS OCTOBER

In welcome news for AV enthusiasts, with the release of tvOS 12 the Apple TV 4K will be the only streaming box on the market to support both Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos.

Posted in: Home Theatre Visual Integration Smart Homes & IoT

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SONOS BEAM DOWN A NEW CONNECTED SOUNDBAR

Almost straight out of Startrek, Sonos introduces the Beam, a compact connected soundbar with HDMI-ARC and multiple voice control options.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Lifestyle Integration Smart Homes & IoT

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NAD ELECTRONICS CATERS FOR THE HUMBLE CD

NAD Electronics has announced its new C 538, an affordable CD Player. While the world may be moving towards music streaming, NAD is not giving up on the humble compact disc just yet.

Posted in: Hi-Fi

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NEW YOUTUBE MUSIC PLATFORM READY TO LAUNCH

YouTube Music, a brand new global music streaming service that merges Google Play Music and YouTube Red into a new service has been scheduled to launch in Australia and New Zealand today.

Posted in: Music

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QUAD TO LAUNCH ERA-1 PLANAR HEADPHONES AT HIGH END SHOW

Hi-Fi brands the world over are launching headphones to take part in the enormous growth of the Head-Fi market. The latest is QUAD, pioneers of Electrostatic Speakers who is teasing the upcoming ERA-1, which will launch at the High-End Show in Munich.

Posted in: Headphones

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TECHNICS PULLS THE PLUG ON TECHNICS TRACKS

We love streaming but still hanker after owning our music. Consequently, our hard drives are loaded with many hundreds of hi-res downloads from all over the globe. Just one obscure Jackson Browne album made if from Technics Tracks, so with this ...

Posted in: Music

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LG LAUNCHES 2018 OLED SCREEN RANGE

LG Electronics Australia today unveiled its hotly anticipated, 2018 OLED Screen line-up. Featuring its most advanced OLED models yet, the range of screens will be making their way into Australian retailers from mid-April.

Posted in: Visual

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MUSIC MONDAY: SINATRA LIVE RECORDING 1965

We are always on the lookout for good live footage of our favourite artists, and we dropped everything to watch this when our eagle-eyed video scout found it.

Posted in: Music

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CRAZY HEADPHONE SALE AT TIVOLI HI-FI

We visited Melbourne specialist retailer Tivoli Hi-Fi this week, who pride themselves on their headphone selection and wanted to show off their new headphone wall.

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THE PARTY IS OVER FOR SPOTIFY CONNECT PRODUCTS

You get home, flop on the sofa, grab the remote for your Onkyo receiver and press the green “Play Spotify” button, deathly silence follows. You have just been made obsolete!

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Music

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IS A&K’S ACRO L1000 THE BEST HEADPHONE AMP YET?

If you judge products by the size of their volume control (as the actress said to the bishop) the answer is a big Yes, as the L1000 features a gigantic knurled volume knob, attached to a state-of-the-art DAC / Amplifier and encased in solid aluminium.

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SONOS ONE – A VERY “SMART SPEAKER”

Almost a year to the day since they started talking about voice-control, Sonos has this week announced the Sonos One, a very smart 'smart speaker’.

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