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A week in reviews: 19 - 23 May

A week in reviews: 19 - 23 May

By 24 May 2014

Ever the varied week, it's a mixture of all kinds of goodies on Pocket-lint this week, headed by the surprise announcement from Microsoft that the Surface 3 is a larger format device than its predecessor. And while that might boggle the mind, you should... >>

Virgin Media TiVo subscribers get dedicated Eurosport app in time for French Open tennis

Virgin Media TiVo subscribers get dedicated Eurosport app in time for French Open tennis

By 23 May 2014

Virgin Media has partnered with Eurosport to offer a dedicated application for sports content from the broadcaster on its TiVo platform. The app is available on UK TiVo boxes from today and it provides access to streamed video content from the Eurosport... >>

Roku Streaming Stick review
4 out of 5

Roku Streaming Stick review

By 22 May 2014

If you haven't bought a TV for the last couple of years then chances are it is not "smart". If you want the latest streaming and catch-up services without the cost implication of signing up to the binding contracts for a set-top box, then there are ways... >>

Is Game of Thrones still the most pirated TV show?

Is Game of Thrones still the most pirated TV show?

By 20 May 2014

With just a few episodes left to be aired, Game of Thrones season four is almost at an end and just looking at the US viewing figures alone, it has been the most successful for HBO yet. It has also been the most successful for the stealyweb too, with... >>

World Cup fans in Brazil will be able to watch 4K live action in the streets

World Cup fans in Brazil will be able to watch 4K live action in the streets

By 20 May 2014

Fans who can't get a ticket for the World Cup in Brazil starting in June will still be able to watch matches in ultra high definition in the streets of Rio. It will ultimately be of more interest to the locals than England fans, considering that one of... >>

Philips Screeneo Smart LED projector review
3.5 out of 5

Philips Screeneo Smart LED projector review

By 19 May 2014

Short-throw projectors and LED projectors aren't new but the combination of the two isn't particularly common, as found in the Philips Screeneo HDP1590 Smart LED projector. Short-throw plays nice in smaller rooms and LED far outlasts traditional bulb... >>

Which is the best YouView box and service for you?

Which is the best YouView box and service for you?

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YouView is available via a number of different routes, in a number of different guises. The smart TV platform was launched in July 2012, offering a new approach to television viewing. YouView looks to combine live broadcast television with growing catch-up... >>

A week in reviews: 12 - 16 May

A week in reviews: 12 - 16 May

By 17 May 2014

This week smartphones are the big news. In addition to our full review of the affordable and often brilliant Huawei Ascend P7, we've seen the new budget Motorola Moto E and small-scale HTC One mini 2 announced too. We've also been driving in sunny Portugal... >>

BBC iPlayer on Sky+ HD gets updated, more exclusive content announced

BBC iPlayer on Sky+ HD gets updated, more exclusive content announced

By 16 May 2014

The BBC has announced an update for its Sky+ HD iPlayer app to make it more like the most recent tablet, mobile, TV and computer version of the web player. Now users will be met with a homescreen that has programmes ready to view, rather than categories.... >>

BT YouView+ Humax DTR-T2100 review
4.5 out of 5

BT YouView+ Humax DTR-T2100 review

By 16 May 2014

YouView isn't standing still and the YouView hardware supplied by BT isn't either. The Freeview PVR and catch-up TV service set-top box needs to keep evolving in the face of both Sky's and Virgin's formidable - albeit expensive - services, and that's... >>