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Sound bars that promise crystal clear speech but leave you straining your ears

We tell you which sound bars are good at making speech sound clear in TV and movies, and which ones aren’t so good.

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The Polk Audio Command Bar is £199 at Richer Sounds – but is it worth buying?

Polk Audio’s Command Bar has built-in Amazon Alexa, allowing you to effortlessly play, pause, rewind and adjust the volume using your voice. All you have to do is speak out...

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Dolby Atmos sound bars: can they really manage cinema-quality audio?

Dolby Atmos was initially introduced to the world through cinemas and is considered the crème de la crème of sound bar features. It’s the newest development in surround sound and...

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Sound bars with subwoofers: do they really produce better sound?

Most sound bars come with an additional speaker called a subwoofer, which is designed to provide extra bass. Subwoofers can be built in or come as an external box –...

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Can you get a superb soundbar for under £250?

You shouldn’t have to dig too deep into your pockets for an excellent sound bar that brings movies, TV and music to life. But the market is bursting with different...

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Recent sound bar tests uncover three new Best Buys – plus a very expensive Don’t Buy

Paying a premium for a sound bar doesn’t always guarantee you the best sound. Which? has revealed Don’t Buys costing hundreds of pounds, along with Best Buys costing less than...

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Should you spend £30 on a sound bar?

With some sound bars stretching to north of £1,000, you could save a small fortune by opting for a cheap model for as little as £30.   Take the Logik...

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