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Apple CEO Tim Cook: TV is stuck in the 70s, but Apple TV is still just a hobby

Apple CEO Tim Cook: TV is stuck in the 70s, but Apple TV is still just a hobby

By 12 September 2014

Apple TV is doing better than expected, but it still isn't the answer to TV's problems and it definitely is still considered a hobby device. Or at least that's what Tim Cook indicated today, while ironically, on television. During an interview on PBS... >>

New Virgin Media TiVo interface update revealed, coming October

New Virgin Media TiVo interface update revealed, coming October

By 12 September 2014

Virgin Media has a new user interface coming for its TiVo set-top box, and the first customers will see it next week. There has been a shift in design to reflect the change in Virgin Media's branding, but importantly the new interface moves to HTML5. ... >>

Bang & Olufsen follows up 55-inch 4K BeoVision Avant UHD TV with 85-inch behemoth

Bang & Olufsen follows up 55-inch 4K BeoVision Avant UHD TV with 85-inch behemoth

By 11 September 2014

Bang & Olufsen has announced an 85-inch version of its first 4K Ultra High Definition TV, the BeoVision Avant. Seen by Pocket-lint in May, the 55-incher stood out from its peers by having a rotating stand or wall-mount function and built-in soundbar.... >>

4oD expires in 2015, Channel 4 to change catch-up platform to All 4

4oD expires in 2015, Channel 4 to change catch-up platform to All 4

By 11 September 2014

Channel 4 will rebrand and relaunch its catch-up and on demand platform 4oD in 2015. It will be called All 4 and be the new home of all digital content from the UK broadcaster, including its linear channels. From the end of the first quarter of next... >>

Philips TV powered by Android: Why these could be the smartest 4K UHD TVs yet

Philips TV powered by Android: Why these could be the smartest 4K UHD TVs yet

By 6 September 2014

There have been multiple Smart TVs in the past, some of which much smarter than others, but none have really convinced us to forego our Apple TVs, Roku boxes or games consoles. They are great for people who prefer to have a tidier AV cabinet (or no cabinet... >>

4K Blu-ray will be available in time for Christmas... 2015

4K Blu-ray will be available in time for Christmas... 2015

By 5 September 2014

Finally a solid state 4K disc is on its way bringing Ultra High Definition movies and TV shows via Blu-ray in time for Christmas 2015. The Blu-ray Disc Association has told Pocket-lint that it has cracked the art of cramming 4K UHD content onto current... >>

Philips Fidelio B5 wireless soundbar is 'smartest' ever, comes with detachable Bluetooth speakers

Philips Fidelio B5 wireless soundbar is 'smartest' ever, comes with detachable Bluetooth speakers

By 4 September 2014

Woox Innovations, manufacturer of Philips audio products, has announced a soundbar that comes with two detachable speakers to turn it into a more complete surround sound system when necessary. The Philips Fidelio B5's detachable speakers can also be used... >>

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... >>

It's all about the bling say Samsung and LG as they adorn Gear S, Note 4 and OLED TV in Swarovski crystals

It's all about the bling say Samsung and LG as they adorn Gear S, Note 4 and OLED TV in Swarovski crystals

By 2 September 2014

Both Samsung and LG have announced extended partnerships with jewellery specialist Swarovski, which results in crystal adorned special editions of each company's latest kit. In Samsung's case, it has unveiled a new version of the Samsung Gear S smartwatch,... >>

Samsung comes up with the ideal soundbar for a curved TV

Samsung comes up with the ideal soundbar for a curved TV

By 1 September 2014

During the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin this week Samsung will publicly show its sound solution for those that plump for a curved TV. It's a soundbar and it's also curved. The Samsung Curved Soundbar (designated HW-H7500 and HW-H7501,... >>