Reviews & hands-on

  • Online

    BT Home Hub 5 hands-on: Making BT Infinity even better

    By 2 December 2013

    It was only a few months ago that we were telling you that BT had launched the Home Hub 4, with a sleek new design and a bump in specs. At the time we reported that there was another model - Home Hub 5 - waiting in the wings. BT Home Hub 5 is now available...

  • Apps

    App of the day: BT Sport review (Android)

    By 5 August 2013

    Sport is very much the modern battlefield, both on the field of play and when it comes to selling you entertainment, with exclusive rights, packages and everything else, on offer. The newest kid on the block, looking to shake things up and rival the likes...

  • Online

    BT HomeHub 4 hands-on: Bringing dual-band home

    By 26 July 2013

    One of the key points BT is pushing with its new HomeHub 4 router is the slim design. Not only is it designed to be less obtrusive in your home, but the packaging has also been created to make delivery easy, so it can be posted through your front door....

  • Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    YouView from BT review

    By 5 December 2012

    YouView comes in several flavours. You can walk into a shop on the high street and pick up the YouView box and plug it into your existing aerial and internet connection, or you can buy as part of a wider package. We've already reviewed the hardware, so...

  • Online

    YouView by BT pictures and hands-on

    By 8 October 2012

    There's a good chance you're already confused by YouView. The service is designed with simplicity in mind, making it easy to get current and catch-up TV in one box with minimal fuss, but the multiple versions on offer will leave you with a decision to...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: BT Phone Book (Android)

    By 26 October 2010

    Today we see the connected revolution come full circle as a mobile application revives the very thing that smartphones helped kill off all those years ago. The Yellow Pages has made the leap from the door stop in our hallways to a service online and now...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: BT FON (iPhone)

    By 6 September 2010

    The old Twain quote says: "The only two certainties in life are death and taxes". If the American author was still alive today, he'd no doubt consider his original statement and modify it to include a third - that Pocket-lint will bring you an App of...

  • Cameras 2.5 out of 5

    BT eFrame 200 photo frame review

    By 27 March 2008

    Digital picture frames have been around for some years now and come in all shapes, sizes and functions. With the technology trickling through to the masses, BT has got in on the act. But does this stand out from the crowd? The BT eFrame 200 offers a 7-inch...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    BT Verve 450 telephone review

    By 21 November 2007

    BT continues to launch new landline phones in the belief that most of us haven't completely transferred over to the mobile phone alltogether. So can the Verve 450 make you want to use your landline handset? We get calling to find out. Thin but long, the...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    BT Elements landine telephone review

    By 24 July 2007

    There is no point lying to us, we know you see yourself as one of those rugged types. Well you if you are then BT thinks it has the phone for you with its BT Elements cordless landline handset. Why? Well because the elements bit stands for the fact that...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    BT Reveal telephone review

    By 17 July 2007

    With more and more of us opting to use our mobile phones, landline providers like BT are having to really attempt to spruce up the boring landline phone to entice us back, so can British Telecom's latest handset do that? We get calling to find out. Called...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    BT Internet Radio review

    By 13 July 2007

    BT has been dabbling in internet radio for some time, so has the latest offering got what it takes against DAB? We get listening to find out. Coming in a simple box design with two large-ish speakers, the controls for the radio, which allow you to do...

  • Phones 3 out of 5

    BT Glide Bluetooth Cordless Home Phone review

    By 30 October 2006

    Who says Bluetooth is just for your mobile? BT don't think that either and have launched a new landline phone with Bluetooth built-in. But do we really need it? We get phoning to find out. The BT Glide is a landline phone that seems to have it all. Colour...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    BT Zenith Flip telephone review

    By 26 March 2006

    With landline telephones catching up in features, you need to stay ahead of the pack if you want to make the most out of what is on offer out there. To help you do this, BT has created the BT Zenith Flip, a phone that will allow you to maximise your landlines...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    BT WipeBoard corded telephone review

    By 27 January 2005

    The phone rings, you answer it, but it's not for you. Now what? Find a scrap of paper, jot down the message and then put it in a place that won't get lost. Sound familiar? Scraps of paper are a pain when it comes to taking telephone messages, however...