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It’s packed with Hifi and Gadget reviews of course but this month we have a great interview with the man who discovered Prince and help write his first hit single, plus a special report on the possible effects of a Brexit on the British Hifi industry. Download your free copy now. There’s also great music reviews, fab columnists and more…MAY2016FRONT500SMALL
 
Hifi Reviews
Pre Audio GL-1102N Turntable
EAT C Sharp Turntable and Koetsu Black MC Cartridge
Remton 383 Mk 2 Phonostage
Roksan TR-5 S2 Loudspeakers
Fostex PM0.5d Active Loudspeakers
Questyle QP1r DAP
O2A Quintessence SUBLIM Speaker Cables
Studio Connections Platinum Digital Cables
Atlas Cables Budget Loom
 
Gadgety Reviews
Cubot X17 Smartphone Review
Devil Horns Earbuds Review
Fugoo Tough and Style Bluetooth Speaker Review
iFit Classic Analogue Fitness Smartwatch
Manfrotto Lumiemuse 3 LED Camera Light
Onkyo H500M Headphones
Skullcandy Grind Wireless Headphones
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Bluetooth Headphones
ViewSonic Pro7827HD Projector
 
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Following on from Mushkin’s 4TB SSD, Seagate has announced their 8TB hard drive.

The new larger capacity discs will be perfect for those storing large video files and complete artist discographies in lossless audio formats on Network Accessed Storage (NAS) systems.

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Whilst Vegas is still hosing itself down after CES thoughts are already turning to Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 and it appears that LG is on the starting grid early.

LG has squirted out invites letting the lucky recipients know that “Play Begins” on February 21st.

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Twitter will now live stream your lunchbreak, your cat falling off the sink or whatever you want to share thanks to Periscope live streaming now appearing in your friend’s timeline.

Today sees the start of live Periscope broadcasts appearing rather than the usual plain ol’ URL.

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The 7-inch Amazon Fire Tablet has just been dropped in price to under £40 in the UK.

This latest news makes the 7-inch Fire tablet Amazon’s cheapest slate to date.

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New data from Juniper Research shows the Apple Watch has claimed 52% of global smartwatch shipments in 2015, despite only launching at the end of April. Its popularity far eclipsed that of rival vendors, with Android Wear shipments comprising less than 10% of sales for the year.

The fact that Juniper’s research demonstrates how the continued lack of a strong use case for smartwatches means that, Apple Watch aside, the market thus far has been driven by lower priced devices with more basic functionality.

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Love it, hate it, or be purely ambivalent about it, but there is no denying that the iPhone is a popular mobile. This also makes it one of the most popular devices for taking photos on. There are many who would argue that the fruity phone just isn’t up to the task of taking ‘professional’ snaps so, will this snap-on tech from Zeiss make any difference?

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1TB SSDs are gradually becoming much more common these days, with almost every manufacturer offering one and prices becoming reasonably affordable. Now, the SSD makers are looking at ever larger capacities. Mushkin has just announced something huge at CES.

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CES 2016 – New Products From Philips and Philips Fidelio

New Soundbars From Samsung At CES 2016

Automated Rollers For Windows

Arcam MusicBOOST – iPhone 6 Digital Audio and Battery Upgrade

VW Budd-e: Volkswagen’s New Tech Loaded Microbus

Boud Flex Cam Pic – Possibly The Cutest Actioncam

Spain’s Momit Home Thermostat to Rival Nest – Promises 30% Energy Savings

In Win 605 PC Case Packs Infinity Mirror Coolness

Usain Bolt inspired Gibson Trainer Wireless Sports Headphones Review

 

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In Win is known for its metal-and-glass enclosures for enthusiasts, and it was showing off its latest kit at CES but it is their infinity mirror packing 605 that has really caught my eye.

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Spanish energy company Momit has launched a range of affordable and stylish thermostats for energy conscious consumers who want an intelligent device to control household temperature and save money.
The thermostat detects when people are at home, and learns your habits and estimates consumption.

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The Boud Flex Cam Pic is going as far away as it can from the typical boxy stylings of HD action cams in favour of a flexible body that can wrap around virtually anything. Oh, and these cams seem to have their own characters too.

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Volkswagen has been teasing us with the promise of producing a new microbus for the 21st century but now their latest concept has been officially unveiled at CES in Las Vegas.

The VW Budd-e could be the long awaited addition that was expected once Volkswagen reinvented the Beetle in 1997. Four years later it looked as though this would happen when VW showed a concept for a new Type 2 Microbus. There was even more want created by the Westfalia concept in 2008.

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You may recall me reporting from the launch of the Arcam MusicBOOST – well, it has just gone official!

MusicBOOST is a portable headphone amplifier with a high-precision DAC and powerful battery pack for the Apple iPhone 6, all in one sleek protective sleeve case weighing just 100 gms.

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Wire-free window covering specialist QMotion UK is thrilled to announce that its range of high tech automated roller blinds are now stocked by renowned national retailer John Lewis.

Available to John Lewis customers as from November and on display in 17 stores nationwide, QMotion UK’s range of stylish and innovative battery operated roller blinds offer a revolutionary concept for dressing windows.

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Samsung Electronics has just announced its new portfolio of audio products, including a groundbreaking new soundbar featuring Dolby Atmos technology, and enhancements to its Wireless Audio 360 audio series.

The new Samsung audio product roster is designed to deliver spectacular sound for a truly next-generation experience.

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