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Ofcom confirms more HD love for Freeview

Ofcom confirms more HD love for Freeview

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Ofcom has invited applications from commercial public service broadcasters for this fifth HD slot on Freeview. The move opens the door for Channel 5 to make the Freeview HD plunge, 18 months or so after it ballsed up its last attempt by not providing... >>

Sharp 8K4K LCD TV eyes-on

Sharp 8K4K LCD TV eyes-on

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What has been see can never be unseen. So, forever more, 1080p HD TV will look rubbish in Pocket-lint's eyes after getting up close (and far away too, for the full effect) with the world’s first Super Hi-Vision capable LCD display - dubbed simply Sharp... >>

Virgin Media serves up Sky 1 HD

Virgin Media serves up Sky 1 HD

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Virgin Media has announced that it will be offering its XL TV customers Sky 1 HD, as part of their packages from 1 October. Sky's flagship entertainment channel will slot into channel 122, with Sky 2 moving to channel 123 to make way. The move means that... >>

BBC improves its HD broadcasts

BBC improves its HD broadcasts

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The BBC has revamped its HD offerings after being accused by a lobbying group of providing a poor quality HD service. The BBC HD Campaign Group visited Television Centre earlier this month to meet with Danielle Nagler who heads up BBC HD, as well as principal... >>

Philips HDT8520 - the first UK Freeview HD recorder

Philips HDT8520 - the first UK Freeview HD recorder

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We've covered this Freeview recorder a fair bit over the last few weeks, so we won't keep you for too long. We just wanted to let you know that it's available now, thus becoming the UK's first ever Freeview HD recorder. It just beat the Humax HDR-FOX... >>

LG on the look out for the UK's best home entertainment setup

LG on the look out for the UK's best home entertainment setup

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LG has launched its Home Entertainment Heroes competition in which it hopes to uncover the nation's best host. With Wimbledon and the World Cup just around the corner, it's the perfect time to get your gaff set up to play host to the best sports gatherings.... >>

Winscape turns your HDTV into a window

Winscape turns your HDTV into a window

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"Waking up in the same place every morning is boring" says Winscape. Instead, why not wake up with a beautiful view across the San Francisco bay? Or underwater? Or in space? Winscape is an application that lets you do exactly that. But it's not just a... >>

Ant and Dec star in new ITV HD advert

Ant and Dec star in new ITV HD advert

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ITV is to launch a campaign to educate TV viewers that it's now got its very own HD channel. The station, which launched on 2 April, has used ITV stalwarts Ant and Dec to tell viewers that while they might not get the idea of HD, it's basically better,... >>

How will we watch TV in 2015?

How will we watch TV in 2015?

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Is the TV, as we know it, dead? The last few years has seen more people ditching their televisions in favour of a bigger monitor than ever before. With movie and TV downloads (legal or otherwise), streamed video content from a host of online players and... >>

Which is the right UK HDTV service for you?

Which is the right UK HDTV service for you?

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With Freeview HD landing from March this year, suddenly the high resolution TV format is available as a choice for the masses as well as for those who've been happy to pay for it up 'till now. But just because it's free, does that mean it's the best option?... >>