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Pioneer adds AirPlay to new networked audio players – N-30 & N-50

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Pioneer N-30 Pioneer has announced two new network audio players, the N-30 and the N-50; with both supporting DLNA 1.5 and Apple’s AirPlay – meaning that you can now play music from any audio source wirelessly, including your iPhone. Both also feature a 2.5-inch colour LCD display and support for vTuner internet radio, where you can listen to over 16,000 stations around the world; in addition support for Pioneer’s remote […]

Haier announces slimmest 2.1 Channel soundbar in the market

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European maker Haier has announced a very slim soundbar – the 40-inch SBEV40-SLIM soundbar. With a depth of 1.07 inches, that promises to have crystal clear surround sound despite the small profile. The SBEV40-SLIM is a features a 2.1 channel, 280W speaker, with a 2.4GHz Wireless Active Subwoofer – meaning that you do not need to place cables everywhere – and panoramic virtual surround sounds. In addition, it features a […]

Foxtel expands availability to Telstra T-Box

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Your mobile phone and your Xbox 360 are not the only places where you can now watch Foxtel, with Telstra announcing that it will offer 30 channels from the Foxtel channel lineup to its customers who are using its T-Box set-top box. The deal would mean that consumers will be able to stream the best of Foxtel’s lineup of channels, all unmetered via BigPond. Channels include FOX 8, CNN International, […]

France becomes first country to use Dolby Digital Plus in HD TV

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Four of France’s terrestrial broadcasters have announced that they will be using Dolby’s new Digital Plus and Dolby Digital on their new high-def channels. In fact, France will be the first country that will be using the new audio technology. The channels will include TF1 HD, France 2 HD, ARTE HD, Canal + HD and M6 HD. All these channels also form the new HD service from Television Numerique Terrestre. […]