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BIG SCREEN WALL ART FROM SAMSUNG

Samsung has today announced its second generation of The Frame, a TV that when not in use doubles as a mesmerising gallery of curated art.

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AMAZON RELEASES FOUR NEW ECHO DEVICES

In a significant expansion of the Echo range, Amazon today launched four new models in Australia with added features, enhanced capabilities and better sound.

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SKYBAR FOR HOME CINEMA THAT IS HEARD, BUT BARELY SEEN

The days of freestanding Hi-Fi racks full of components and floorstanding speakers dominating the floor space of our living spaces are numbered. Modern living and inner-city apartments have brought the need for smaller, compact and more discreet ...

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BUY YOUR HI-FI SHOW TICKETS THIS MONTH AND WIN

With only five weeks until the greatest show of Hi-Fi and Home Entertainment in Australia, now is the time to buy your tickets to be in with a chance to win some great prizes.

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LIVE FROM IFA BERLIN 2018

IFA, the Global Innovations Show has become one of the world's most important expos each year with many of the largest consumer electronics brands in the world choosing IFA to unveil their new products.

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HOW TO GET A FREE AMAZON ALEXA ECHO DOT SMART SPEAKER

There's something futuristically cool about walking throughout your home barking commands to Alexa. From turning lights on and off, turning the espresso machine on, playing music throughout your home, or even getting the latest footy scores, ...

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SELBY ACOUSTICS GOES HITEK

Established specialist retailer Selby Acoustics is on track for further expansion following a deal to take over the current location of Hitek Audio Video in Thornbury, Victoria.

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AMAZON PRIME LAUNCHES IN AUSTRALIA

The long-awaited Amazon Prime has landed in Australia which means fast, free shipping for Aussie Amazon customers, among other perks. What we're more excited about though is the bundled Prime Video platform.

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TIVOLI AUDIO SHOWS IMPRESSIVE NEW RANGE

One of the most famous names in radios and a brand now paving the way for stylish, multiroom wireless audio, Tivoli Audio, showed off its new products at this year's High End show in Munich, Germany.

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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.

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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.

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SONOS ONE SMART SPEAKER NOW AMAZON ALEXA ENABLED

Sonos fans in Australia have been waiting patiently since November last year for Alexa control to arrive on their shiny new Sonos ONE speakers. Sonos has finally released a free software update that enables Alexa voice control for the Sonos One ...

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JBL LAUNCHES LINK 300 SMART SPEAKER WITH GOOGLE ASSISTANT

Not so long ago JBL released a natty new range of voice-activated speakers called the JBL LINK series. The latest addition to the LINK range is called the LINK 300, and it's available now at selected retailers and from JBL Australia’s website.

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WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP: OPPO LEAVES MARKET SPINNING

In a week that saw major announcements both in the local and global markets, the fallout from OPPO's shock market exit is still being realised as other manufacturers race to secure parts from OPPO for their own brands.

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INTEGRA ANNOUNCES TWO NEW FLAGSHIP AV MODELS

You can take this as the Gospel truth: Integra will have two new flagship models in Australian Hi-Fi stores by the end of March this year.

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AMAZON ALEXA TO LAUNCH IN AUSTRALIA FEB 1ST, 2018

The long-awaited announcement of Amazon's launch of Alexa and Echo has finally arrived. The voice control giant is now offering the Echo range of smart speakers via pre-order on Amazon Australia, with the service set to go live, February 1st, 2018.

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DAVID JONES TARGETS LUXURY AUDIO & TECH

David Jones, the upmarket retailer who exited the AV channel opting instead to focus on appliances in 2016, has opened its new 'David Jones Technology' stores located within eight existing stores across Australia.

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