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Sky Q first-look review: The future of multi-room television is now available to buy

Sky Q first-look review: The future of multi-room television is now available to buy

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When Sky originally launched its next generation Sky TV hardware at a dedicated event in London, it was very much a case of look but don't touch. The Sky Q system was present for brief demonstrations after the press conference, but we didn't get the... >>

BT Ultra HD YouView+ review: A bold step into future 4K entertainment
4.0 stars

BT Ultra HD YouView+ review: A bold step into future 4K entertainment

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BT is the first television provider in the UK to take a step into the future of entertainment, launching its own Ultra HD 4K service. It started, appropriately, with BT Sport Ultra HD, but entails much more than just signing up for a new channel. BT's... >>

Sky Q: The evolution of television?

Sky Q: The evolution of television?

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Sky has announced that it is overhauling its offering in the home, creating a new premium tier service to entice movie, sport and TV viewers to an all-new platform. But is it just a rehash of the current Sky+ service or really the evolution of how we... >>

Humax FVP-4000T review: Freeview Play's first set-top box
4.0 stars

Humax FVP-4000T review: Freeview Play's first set-top box

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Freeview Play has its first set-top box, the slickly named Humax FVP-4000T. The new service - that went live in October 2015 in the UK - is designed to combine regular broadcast Freeview services with connected catch-up services. If that's sounds familiar,... >>

Apple TV review: Packed with potential
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Apple TV review: Packed with potential

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The future of TV is here. Well, that is the supposed promise from Apple. But with 4K competitors such as the Amazon Fire TV upping the resolution stakes and Apple sticking to its Full HD guns, can the Apple way compete? Actually, for the most part, the... >>

Amazon Fire TV 4K review: Ultra HD frills for the masses
4.5 stars

Amazon Fire TV 4K review: Ultra HD frills for the masses

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The Fire TV is Amazon's fastest selling product of all time, both in its original set-top-box and streaming stick forms. It has beaten Kindle and Fire tablets, oh, and the phone of course, although that one has since been swept under the carpet. In fact,... >>

Chromecast 2 review: Make any TV smart, effortlessly
4.5 stars

Chromecast 2 review: Make any TV smart, effortlessly

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When Google launched the first Chromecast back in 2013, we quickly picked up the affordable HDMI dongle for several friends and family members. After all, it's an inexpensive and incredibly handy way to wirelessly "cast" content to a TV and access smart... >>

IMAX with Laser: Transporting you to childlike awe

IMAX with Laser: Transporting you to childlike awe

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The famed bastion of immersive cinema, IMAX, has shown off its first UK laser system at The Empire cinema in Leicester Square. We went along for a full demo and screening to see if this is the future of cinema. Short answer: it is. The new IMAX with... >>

Nvidia Shield Android TV review: 4K and gaming meet in powerhouse box
4.5 stars

Nvidia Shield Android TV review: 4K and gaming meet in powerhouse box

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There has been a lot of talk of late about Amazon adopting 4K video streaming for its new Fire TV box, something Apple hasn't adopted in Apple TV. But Nvidia can sit pointing and laughing in a corner as its Shield Android TV is the most capable streaming... >>

Philips Fidelio E6 hands-on: 5.1 surround without any of the clutter

Philips Fidelio E6 hands-on: 5.1 surround without any of the clutter

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Philips unveiled its Fidelio E5 system last year to much love. The idea was to offer a 2.1 system with detachable speakers that made it 5.1 surround, minus the wires. It has taken this successful idea to the next level with this year's Fidelio E6 system.... >>