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Turn your Xbox One into a Freeview HD set-top-box from October

Turn your Xbox One into a Freeview HD set-top-box from October

By 7 August 2014

Xbox One owners who subscribe to Virgin Media or Sky's TV services will already know the benefits of feeding their set-top-box through the console and using OneGuide and voice controls via Kinect, but the service has not been available for free-to-air... >>

Freeview to tackle YouView threat by developing new connected TV service

Freeview to tackle YouView threat by developing new connected TV service

By 5 June 2014

Freeview and Digital UK are partnering to develop a new Freeview-branded connected TV service that will offer free-to-air TV channels alongside on-demand and catch-up TV platforms in order to combat the rise of YouView. The service will be free to use... >>

Hands-on: Panasonic AX802 Freetime TV

Hands-on: Panasonic AX802 Freetime TV

By 13 March 2014

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... >>

Freesat launches iOS app for viewing control and remote recording

Freesat launches iOS app for viewing control and remote recording

By 16 January 2014

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... >>

Tablet TV: watch and record TV on your tablet anywhere without plugging anything in

Tablet TV: watch and record TV on your tablet anywhere without plugging anything in

By 13 December 2013

Watching live digital TV on your tablet right now could be easier, it could be wireless, and it could be all HD with recording options. At the moment Elgato offers a TV tuner you can plug into your tablet, but Motive Television and Granite Broadcasting... >>

VuTV brings premium channels to Freeview TV for £6.99 a month

VuTV brings premium channels to Freeview TV for £6.99 a month

By 28 November 2013

If you have Freeview and want a little more but don’t want to splurge on Sky or Cable, VuTV is here for you. A happy middle ground is offered by VuTV in a simple to set up way. All you need to do it sign up for £6.99 a month then watch the extra content... >>

10 new HD channels could launch on Freeview in 2014

10 new HD channels could launch on Freeview in 2014

By 16 July 2013

Ofcom, the UK's independent communications regulator, has announced that some of the bandwidth freed after the digital switchover was completed at the end of last year can now be allocated to new terrestrial high-definition TV channels. This means that... >>

Freeview does a YouView, adds catch-up links to online EPG

Freeview does a YouView, adds catch-up links to online EPG

By 28 March 2013

Freeview wants to get in on the catch-up action offered by YouView and has incorporated links to relevant services into its online programme guide. The Freeview website now offers scrolling back in time, so you can flick back, check out what you missed... >>

Age of analogue is over... Digital TV switchover complete

Age of analogue is over... Digital TV switchover complete

By 24 October 2012

That's that then. Starting in Whitehaven, Cumbria, at the back end of 2007, it has taken five years to complete the UK's digital TV switchover, with the Divis transmitter, just outside Belfast, having its analogue broadcasts turned off for the very last... >>

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'

By 3 October 2012

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... >>