Home cinema

No, it doesn’t involve selling popcorn to strangers off of the street! Home cinema has come to be a catch-all term for a system that plays music and movies with a TV or projector and an external speaker system of some kind, usually surround sound. The whole idea is to recreate as accurately as possible the picture and sound quality of a cinema auditorium. Filmmakers want their work to be showcased in all its glory, with not a line of dialogue missed or a pixel out of place and a home cinema is just the tool for the job – in fact, you’d be surprised at how easy it is to build a seriously impressive sounding system.

Product review: Samsung HWMS6501 TV soundbar

Product review: Samsung HWMS6501 TV soundbar

As televisions become more aesthetically pleasing every year, the last thing we want to do is clutter up the living space with big unsightly boxes… One thing that is becoming more and more important is how our home entertainment systems …read more

Product review: Denon Heos AV Receiver

Product review: Denon Heos AV Receiver

With the multi-room streaming market growing bigger all the time, manufacturers need to do something a little different to catch the consumer’s eye and steal a march on competitors. Enter the HEOS AVR by Denon… Up until now, if you …read more

Product review: LG 43UJ670V TV

Product review: LG 43UJ670V TV

While I review a lot of high end televisions on this blog, it’s important to note that 4K televisions aren’t out of reach of most people. The technology has been around long enough that they have ultimately become the norm …read more

First look: LG SJ9 Soundbar

First look: LG SJ9 Soundbar

Dolby Atmos soundbars are everywhere now – gone are they days when having a Dolby Atmos set up in your living room involved masses of speakers, encapsulating your entire living room with 4km of cable and taking a hammer to …read more

Product Review: LG 28MT49DF TV

Product Review: LG 28MT49DF TV

Gone are the days when a 19″ TV would be present in every bedroom in the house. Bigger doesn’t always mean better, but that’s not what the TV market seems to think… Televisions are getting slimmer every year and this …read more

Product review: Samsung UE55MU6100 TV

Product review: Samsung UE55MU6100 TV

A massive surge in readily available 4K content over the past 12 months has really opened up the 4K TV market to the masses. We are seeing releases from manufacturers left right and centre,  and crucially at all price points. Good …read more

Product review: Rel Habitat 1 Subwoofer

Product review: Rel Habitat 1 Subwoofer

Have Rel managed to retain their world class, full fat bass with their new slim-line sub, despite its innovative chameleon-esqe, sleek design? Read our review to explore what makes the Habitat 1 a great match for your home cinema set up…  Designed to …read more

Product review: Samsung MU8000 TV range

Product review: Samsung MU8000 TV range

The 2017 range of Samsung UHD televisions have all landed in our stores now and they  look fantastic. From the mighty QLED range down to the mid range MU series, Samsung seem to have hit the nail on the head …read more