AVForums Podcast: 14th August 2017
by Phil HintonThis week Ed explains how he managed to break his leg and hire a wheelchair, we review the Oppo Sonica DAC, the LG UP970 4K Blu-ray player and Denon HEOS AVR, along with cinema reviews, disc news and more...
Aug 14, 2017 at 12:00 AM
Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6 leaked by HBO SpainHBO Spain has dropped a clanger by making the next installment of Game of Thrones available to its online customers four days ahead of schedule. Naturally, it's been ripped and uploaded to file sharing sites.
Aug 16, 2017 at 12:15 PM
Philips OLED TV Scoops Another AwardThe accolades keep coming for Philips' second generation 4k HDR OLED TV.
Aug 16, 2017 at 8:43 AM
Forum Topic: Are external video processors relevant nowadays?With the general improvement in the processing built in to TVs and projectors, is it really worth shelling out the extra for an external solution or is that money better spent elsewhere in your setup?
Aug 14, 2017 at 1:34 PM
Forum Topic: How close do you sit to the TV?There are various schools of thought on where you should position yourself relative to the size of your TV or projector but where do you sit and how big is your telly?
Aug 13, 2017 at 9:32 AM
Ronin Blu-ray ReviewArrow's 4K remastered re-release of the action-thriller classic Ronin delivers one of De Niro's last good movies in a great package.
Aug 12, 2017 at 11:45 AM10
Forum Topic: Has LG OLED TV software update caused issues?Forum members are reporting stuttering issues after a recent software update to LG OLED TVs. There's also a potential issue with the HDR Game mode. Have you been affected?
Aug 10, 2017 at 3:50 PM
OLED beats QLED in Philips TV Shoot-outPhilips invited AVForums members to a blind shoot-out between OLED and QLED 4K HDR TV technologies, with the majority declaring OLED the clear winner. Phil and Steve were also there to film the event and make sure it was fair.
Aug 8, 2017
The AVForums TV Show WatchlistUPDATED: We bring you our top choices from Netflix, Amazon, Sky, NOW TV and more plus a look at what's to come later in 2017.
Aug 8, 2017
Acer V9800 4K DLP Projector ReviewWith 4K DLP now a reality thanks to XPR TI chipsets that allow a 3840 x 2160p resolution pixel shifted image to be displayed, how does Acer's first such projector, the V9800, perform?
Aug 4, 20177
Sony HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos Soundbar ReviewThe Sony HT-ST5000 soundbar boasts Dolby Atmos, 4K, HDR and Hi-Res Audio support, making it an interesting alternative to an AV receiver. However whilst it sounds good, is it immersive enough?
Aug 2, 20178
Egreat A10 Android Media Player ReviewEgreat makes a very credible assault on the upper end of the Android media streaming market with the A10. It lacks some of the features of the competition but, in pure playback terms, it is right up there with the best.
Jul 28, 20179
Oppo UDP-205 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player ReviewThe Oppo UDP-205 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player adds audiophile performance to the UDP-203's already impressive list of features but does it do enough to justify its hefty price tag.
Jul 27, 20179
LG 65G7 4K OLED TV ReviewLG offers an extensive range of OLED 4K TVs in 2017 but with all of them offering the same picture quality the relevance of certain models is questionable. So, does the G7 do enough to justify it's price premium over the E7?
Jul 23, 20179
Hisense H65N6800 4K LED TV ReviewHisense kick off their 2017 range with the N6800 LED 4K TV and the Chinese manufacturer has been listening to our feedback with a TV that combines performance and value.
Jul 13, 20178
Panasonic 55EZ952 4K OLED TV ReviewPanasonic's EZ952 OLED TV brings almost all the benefits of their superb EZ1002 at a much lower price point, so is this professional performance for the masses?
Jun 24, 20179
LG 55B7 4K OLED TV ReviewLG's B7 might technically be their entry-level 4K OLED TV but with the same features and picture quality as the higher-end models, why pay the extra when this cracker has got the lot?!
Jun 13, 20179
LG 65E7 4K OLED TV ReviewLG's E7 4K OLED TV has the lot including WebOS, HDR, HLG, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos but does the addition of a soundbar and Picture-on-Glass design justify the price premium over the B7?
Jun 9, 20179
Panasonic EZ1002 4K OLED TV ReviewPanasonic's new EZ1002B 4K OLED TV promises supreme colour accuracy and an uncompromising approach to picture quality combined with semi-professional image processing.
May 21, 20179
Samsung QE65Q8C QLED 4K HDR TV ReviewSamsung have promised a lot with their new QLED range of 4K Ultra HD LCD TVs but can the Q8C deliver the full potential of HDR?
Apr 26, 20178
Sony BRAVIA KD-65A1 HDR 4K OLED TV ReviewSony finally enter the OLED market with their new A1 BRAVIA 4K HDR TV, which not only offers superior picture quality but also a revolutionary audio system that uses the screen as a speaker.
Apr 22, 20179
Sony BRAVIA KD-55XE9305 HDR 4K TV ReviewSony's new XE93 still retains its ultra slim design but now it adds increased brightness and the X1 Extreme processor, with HLG, Dolby Vision and Android 7 promised for later in the year.
Apr 19, 20179