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Best soundbar cinema systems Buyers' Guide

Best soundbar cinema systems

Looking for a compact home theatre without wires? Then try a soundbar — a single speaker that sits under your TV and simulates a surround system. 6


Sound bar buying guide: What you need to know

Sound bar buying guide: What you need to know

Sound bars are the cheapest and easiest way to get better sound in your living room. Here's what's important, what's not and why you should still consider a simple stereo system.


Philips bids farewell to consumer technology

Philips bids farewell to consumer technology

Philips has reportedly sold off its entire consumer tech division to concentrate on medical and lighting equipment. 1


PS4 to support 4K playback?

PS4 to support 4K playback?

As part of its push to get consumers using the new HD standard, rumours have suggested that Sony will add 4K support to the PS4. 1


ACCC puts an end to 'Wi-Fi Ready' marketing claims

ACCC puts an end to 'Wi-Fi Ready' marketing claims

The ACCC has declared companies will no longer be allowed to call devices "Wi-Fi Ready" if they require an extra purchase to add the wireless features.


What is THX?

What is THX?

We've all, no doubt, seen equipment or places branded as THX certified, but what does having the three-letter logo actually mean?


Ariel Atom-inspired racing simulator costs a cool $19k

Ariel Atom-inspired racing simulator costs a cool $19k

The new TL1 is an all-in-one racing, flight and first-person-shooting motion simulator, which comes with some pretty neat hardware. 5


Smarter tech could slash electricity bills

Smarter tech could slash electricity bills

Household electronics need to be designed to operate like battery-saving mobile devices to keep a lid on climbing energy use from the growing number of connected gadgets in the home.


Tech Time Machine: 31 March

Tech Time Machine: 31 March

Did you know that it was on this day in 1999 that The Matrix premiered in US cinemas? Well, you do now.


What I'd like to see in a new Apple TV

What I'd like to see in a new Apple TV

Apple's streaming video box could get a lot better with a few improvements. 2


JMC Soundboard makes music out of wood

JMC Soundboard makes music out of wood

Good guitars tend to be made of good-quality wood, and JMC Lutherie, a Switzerland-based company, prides itself on handcrafting these instruments out of the finest trees. Straying away from its spe...


CNET TV episode 5: Hot Products

CNET TV episode 5: Hot Products

Lexy Savvides takes us through the best products of the week, including two home theatres in a box, a Yamaha receiver and a Sony camcorder.


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