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Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 14 November 2014

Home entertainment is an even more exciting category this year than it was last year, with a huge variety of systems available to make your living room, or even a spare room the best place to be in the house. From the next-gen consoles bringing entertainment... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Chromecast and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Chromecast and more

By 7 November 2014

The rise in the number of media streaming services has been scarily rapid in the last couple of years. There are now so many ways to have movies and TV shows delivered to your home, at a variety of subscriptions and fees, that you could never be found... >>

Amazon Fire TV updated with more game options and Android mirroring for all

Amazon Fire TV updated with more game options and Android mirroring for all

By 4 November 2014

No sooner has the Fire TV launched in the UK than Amazon has pushed a fairly major software update for the streaming box. One of the things that perhaps rankled about the device was that the list of compatible games was not as fully fleshed as we would... >>

Amazon Fire TV review
4 out of 5

Amazon Fire TV review

By 24 October 2014

When we first encountered the Amazon Fire TV and wrote our original review, it was a US product only. Since then though it has made it onto the UK market too and, with hindsight and time on its side, the UK version has implemented some of the things missing... >>

Amazon Fire TV now available for pre-order in UK and Germany

Amazon Fire TV now available for pre-order in UK and Germany

By 3 September 2014

During a private press event on the eve of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Amazon has announced that its video streaming and gaming set-top-box Fire TV is now available for pre-order in the UK and Germany. It is available to order from... >>

Flappy Birds Family with multiplayer, we go hands-on

Flappy Birds Family with multiplayer, we go hands-on

By 4 August 2014

We'll confess: We played, or rather attempted to play, Flappy Bird. You know, that ridiculously viral and addictive game that became a huge success earlier this year before the developer randomly pulled it from both the Android and iOS App Stores without... >>

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

By 28 June 2014

Summer solstice has seen the peak of daytime hours come and go and we've been most of those hours to bring you the latest tech reviews. In addition to the latest Nikon D810 full-frame DSLR camera announced this week, we've seen plenty of other top kit... >>

Amazon Prime Instant and HBO sign multi-year agreement, HBO Go coming to Fire TV

Amazon Prime Instant and HBO sign multi-year agreement, HBO Go coming to Fire TV

By 23 April 2014

Amazon Prime Instant Video subscribers will soon be able to watch entire series from the HBO back catalogue as part of the video on demand service, although only in the US. As Sky holds the rights for HBO content in the UK, it doesn't seem like the same... >>

Amazon Fire TV's voice search feature to support Netflix 'later this year'

Amazon Fire TV's voice search feature to support Netflix 'later this year'

By 21 April 2014

Brace yourself: Voice search on Amazon's Fire TV will soon work with Netflix. Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, revealed in a quarterly letter to investors that Netflix plans to support voice search "later this year". Currently, on Fire TV, you can only... >>

Amazon's Fire TV expands voice search beyond Prime to Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime

Amazon's Fire TV expands voice search beyond Prime to Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime

By 17 April 2014

Amazon's Fire TV just got even more powerful. No, the online retail giant's first set-top box didn't swap out its quad-core processor for something even more punchy; it simply updated voice search. You can now browse and find content on Hulu Plus, Crackle,... >>