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Yamaha NX-50 desktop speakers

These arrived today. I’ve been needing something to replace my (very old) Creative 2.1 system for a long time now, and these were a good deal in the sales – half price in fact – courtesy of Audio Affair. They’ll … Continue reading

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The bit I’m most looking forward to about returning to work tomorrow is that I’ll get an opportunity during my car journey to catch up on Serial. If you don’t know what that is, I’ll steal the synopsis from the … Continue reading

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Gadget Review Of The Year – 2012

Well, it’s that time again. Seems like only a couple of months ago that I was writing the 2011 version of this post, but here we are at the end of 2012. My good intentions of posting more frequently on … Continue reading

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Cinematic 2

Well I’m pleased to say that the grand home cinema room project is now finished! Carrying on from where we left off last time, I’ll talk you through the pictures. The next steps were to paint and wallpaper prior to … Continue reading

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And so it begins… after testing out the concept for a couple of weeks last year, I’ve started the official conversion of the garage room into a “proper” home cinema. The room was initially a garage, and the the previous … Continue reading

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