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8K AND ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

While many of us are only just getting used to the idea of 4K TV, some brands and broadcasters are already investigating 8K resolution video. Here's an overview of what we know so far.

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WHAT IS A DAC AND WHY DO I NEED ONE?

Vinyl Revival aside, everything is available in "Digital" these days. But how do we take that digital audio and transform it into something we hear as music through our speakers or headphones? GadgetNET explains.

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HOW TO: PLAY FLAC MUSIC ON YOUR IPHONE

The web has been full of stories on how to play FLAC files on an iPhone this week. It's not all true. Here’s StereoNET’s tried and tested how-to guide.

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SPINBOX, A RECORD PLAYER A 5-YEAR OLD CAN BUILD

When the founders of Spinbox, a DIY turntable in a cardboard box, dropped an email into my inbox asking if I’d be interested in looking at one of their turntables I nearly dismissed it.

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7 Christmas Gift Ideas for 2016

So it's that time of the year again. Let us save you the time with some great gift ideas for the HiFi or music lover this Christmas.

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What the Press Aren’t Saying about today’s TVs

Is TV technology at a standstill? It seems that since way back in 2001 when the arrival of flatscreen TVs triggered a buying frenzy of this new technology, not much has really changed since.

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Turning the Tables, with Music Hall

There's a new player in town when it comes to high-performance yet affordable turntables, Music Hall. Technically, the brand itself is not all that new, but the latest range is and it's impressive.

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The World’s Most Expensive Speakers

Don't like the tinny little speakers docked to your tablet? Why not upgrade to some high-end jobbies for a mere $1.5 million?

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Formula One Inspired HiFi Design

Kostas Metaxas family's passion for high-fidelity sound reproduction and their range of hifi components are testament to the appreciation of fine art, design and high-end sound.

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Amplifiers or a Maserati?

High end and the ultra-exotic, $150,000 will buy you this pre and mono amplifier combination. Or perhaps you'd prefer a Maserati.

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Would you spend $100,000 on a turntable?

With a price tag of $100,000 the Air Force One Turntable costs more than a luxury car. What would you be willing to spend on an analog source?

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What is Dolby Atmos?

Dolby have announced their new 'Atmos' technology recently. Is it just another gimmick to sell more audio-visual products, or will it actually improve the movie experience?

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Stories From “The Club” Part 5

In our ongoing World Record Club - "Stories From The Club" series, John Day reveals interesting facts and tales from an era now long lost amongst digital downloads and consumable music.

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What is 4K Ultra HD?

It’s been hard not to notice all of the attention that 4K Ultra HD has been getting recently. But what does the new format offer, is it the next big step in TV technology, or is it just a gimmick?

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