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Hands-on: Panasonic AX802 Freetime TV

Hands-on: Panasonic AX802 Freetime TV

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There's no going back now, Panasonic has stopped production of its plasma TV line. Now, the firm is looking to LCD with LED backlights for its TV range, but the good news is the company is still innovating, and to that end it has introduced the first... >>

Panasonic Viera smart TVs to come with Freesat Freetime, catch-up services at a click

Panasonic Viera smart TVs to come with Freesat Freetime, catch-up services at a click

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Panasonic has just announced a partnership with Freesat that means its new Viera smart televisions will come with Freesat Freetime built-in. The Freesat Freetime offering will work for users connected via a dish or through an aerial cable. It will offer... >>

Freesat launches iOS app for viewing control and remote recording

Freesat launches iOS app for viewing control and remote recording

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Freesat has announced an iOS companion app for the set-top box. The Freesat app, for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, will be more than just a TV guide - it's also a TV remote for your online-connected box. Using the app's Roll Back TV Guide you can view... >>

Freesat adds Demand 5: Calls full house on UK catch-up TV services

Freesat adds Demand 5: Calls full house on UK catch-up TV services

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Freesat has added Demand 5 to its selection of catch-up TV services, meaning it offers the full selection of the UK's main catch-up TV apps, joining BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD. You'll need to have a Freesat box that's compatible with Free Time from... >>

Technomate TM-Twin-OE
4.5 stars

Technomate TM-Twin-OE

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There was a time, back when Pocket-lint was still in school, where satellite TV was just about the most exotic technology you could use. If you ever got to go to someone's house, who had a massive dish and analogue satellite receiver, you could access... >>

Humax HDR-1000S freesat with freetime
4.0 stars

Humax HDR-1000S freesat with freetime

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Since freesat launched, it's been assaulting our eyes with its capital letter - or lack thereof - lunacy. Now, with freetime, or, as the firm calls it we've got some angled brackets thrown in for good measure. What is this, algebra? But horrors of English... >>

YouTube coming to Freesat

YouTube coming to Freesat

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Freesat boxes will be getting a welcome boost of functionality in the form of YouTube connectivity. Google has finalised a deal to bring the hugely popular online video service to Freesat boxes. Freesat boxes already sold will be able to access the YouTube... >>

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

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It’s that time again: start voting for your nominations for the 9th Pocket-lint awards. The best home entertainment category is always fun, being full of all sort of different kit. Whether it be docks, surround sound systems or even headphones, there... >>

BBC cuts back on Red Button services, but is 'in no way demise of BBC Red Button'

BBC cuts back on Red Button services, but is 'in no way demise of BBC Red Button'

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The BBC is reducing its video component of BBC Red Button from five streams to one on Sky, FreeSat and Virgin Media, in a move that is sure to irk subscribers.  The reduction will take place on 15 October and will mean Sky, FreeSat and Virgin Media customers... >>

Freesat Free time box by Humax pictures and hands-on

Freesat Free time box by Humax pictures and hands-on

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Freesat's new Free time internet connected setup has just been announced and we have been lucky enough to have a play.  Initially the service will be available only on a Humax box, the one we have looked at here. But it will eventually also run on kit... >>