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Amazon Fire TV review
Home Cinema 4 out of 5

Amazon Fire TV review

By 25 June 2014

Amazon is an interesting company. It's an online retail giant. It's an ebook king. It wants to be a bit of everything. And now thanks to Amazon Fire TV - and, more recently, the Fire Phone - it's a hardware company too. There's a lot going on with Fire... >>

This streaming TV platform will force you to bin your PVR
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This streaming TV platform will force you to bin your PVR

By 19 June 2014

You won't have heard of Perception before. And you probably won't in future either. Yet you will likely use it and love it. Perception from Vision247, you see, is television streaming platform that is being offered to mobile operators and other television... >>

Roku Streaming Stick review
Home Cinema 4 out of 5

Roku Streaming Stick review

By 22 May 2014

If you haven't bought a TV for the last couple of years then chances are it is not "smart". If you want the latest streaming and catch-up services without the cost implication of signing up to the binding contracts for a set-top box, then there are ways... >>

BT YouView+ Humax DTR-T2100 review
Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

BT YouView+ Humax DTR-T2100 review

By 16 May 2014

YouView isn't standing still and the YouView hardware supplied by BT isn't either. The Freeview PVR and catch-up TV service set-top box needs to keep evolving in the face of both Sky's and Virgin's formidable - albeit expensive - services, and that's... >>

Sky+ HD footy remotes pictures and hands-on: Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City - who will win the title?
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Sky+ HD footy remotes pictures and hands-on: Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City - who will win the title?

By 17 April 2014

Sky announced its line-up of football club remote controls last week and now we've had a chance to see them in action. We're nearing the end of one of the most exciting Premiership seasons in recent memory, with three teams still in with a realistic chance... >>

Humax HB-1000S Freesat HD box review
Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

Humax HB-1000S Freesat HD box review

By 9 April 2014

There was a time when we didn't really understand Freesat. And in a world where increasing numbers of set-top boxes and catch-up devices are available for as little as a tenner, we weren't sure the satellite-dish-provided free TV service could ever suit... >>

Amazon Fire TV streaming box and game controller pictures and hands-on
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Amazon Fire TV streaming box and game controller pictures and hands-on

By 2 April 2014

Amazon has finally entered the set-top box space with its newly-announced Fire TV. And it can do everything, including stream movies and television shows, displaying photos, and allow users to game - directly from their television sets. The actual Fire... >>

Hands-on: Sky EPG 2014 review (video)
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Hands-on: Sky EPG 2014 review (video)

By 25 March 2014

Sky is set to release an update to the EPG in the UK this Spring (read April) that will bring a couple of new features as well as pave the way for more features in the coming months. We've been living with the new update to see if it helps improve your... >>

Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat review
Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat review

By 24 March 2014

The Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat is something that offers some real advantages to people who already have a satellite dish. The idea of the product is simple: you feed it between one and four satellite inputs, which it bundles up into a package that allows... >>

Harman Kardon Sabre SB35 review
Home Cinema 4 out of 5

Harman Kardon Sabre SB35 review

By 21 March 2014

If you don't own a Harman Kardon device you may be surprised that you've probably already heard the company's speakers before. Why? Because its responsible for most of the nation's cinema sound systems. And with the HK Sabre it plans to bring that quality... >>