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Speaker placement tips and tricks: Things to look out for when setting up a hi-fi or home cinema

Speaker placement tips and tricks: Things to look out for when setting up a hi-fi or home cinema

By 27 December 2014

Whether you are investing in expensive premium floorstanding speakers or a budget Bluetooth speaker, where you place it in a room will be important to how good it sounds. The room shape itself is important, especially for a surround sound system which... >>

Chromecast now has a guest mode: Here's how to turn on the feature

Chromecast now has a guest mode: Here's how to turn on the feature

By 27 December 2014

Chromecast just got a little more powerful, thanks to a recent update from Google. The update essentially allows your friends to take control of your Chromecast, an HDMI dongle from Google that plays video content on a high-definition display by directly... >>

49 wonderful Christmas movies you can stream right now (including a few odd ones)

49 wonderful Christmas movies you can stream right now (including a few odd ones)

By 23 December 2014

If you're anything like us, you plan to watch roughly a thousand Christmas films during the month of December. There are tonnes of films to choose from, after all, including cult classics, cute newbies, and of course the occasional oddballs that you secretly... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video now streaming in 4K Ultra HD in UK too

Amazon Prime Instant Video now streaming in 4K Ultra HD in UK too

By 19 December 2014

Amazon has followed Netflix in offering some of its streamed video content in 4K to Prime members. And it's now made it to the UK too. As mentioned at the beginning of last month by the company's vice president of Amazon Digital Video, Michael Paull,... >>

Don’t worry if you nod off during Doctor Who Christmas special, this wristband will record it for you

Don’t worry if you nod off during Doctor Who Christmas special, this wristband will record it for you

By 19 December 2014

Virgin Media has teamed with a couple of schoolboy inventors to come up with KipstR wristband, a 3D-printed device that will automatically set a Virgin Media TiVo box to record when the wearer falls asleep. Designed as part of Virgin Media's Switched... >>

Netflix says an offline-viewing feature is 'never going to happen'

Netflix says an offline-viewing feature is 'never going to happen'

By 17 December 2014

When it comes to offline viewing, Netflix doesn't want to mince words. According to TechRadar, which spoke to Cliff Edwards, Netflix's director of corporate communications and technology, Netflix will never allow subscribers to download films or shows... >>

PS4 finally gets home video streaming, but from Plex not Sony

PS4 finally gets home video streaming, but from Plex not Sony

By 17 December 2014

Although Sony is yet to add home media streaming to its PlayStation 4 console you can now stream your video files from a PC or network storage to the new gen machine. Plex has released a dedicated app for PS4 and PS3 that works with the company's server... >>

Netflix notifications can come right through your Android Wear smartwatch

Netflix notifications can come right through your Android Wear smartwatch

By 16 December 2014

Netflix added social recommendations to its service back in September but only limited to its website, iOS, PS3 and Xbox – now it's arrived on Android including Android Wear. Now that the recommendations feature has been added to Android Wear it will... >>

HBO Go finally launches with voice search for Amazon Fire TV

HBO Go finally launches with voice search for Amazon Fire TV

By 15 December 2014

The Amazon Fire TV set-top box now serves up more video content options. From HBO, in fact. HBO GO is now available on Amazon Fire TV. You can use the online video service's app to watch HBO shows and films, though you still need an HBO subscription.... >>

Virgin Media TiVo users get significantly better Netflix experience

Virgin Media TiVo users get significantly better Netflix experience

By 12 December 2014

It's been a year since Virgin Media launched a Netflix application for its TiVo set-top-box, even adding an access channel in its electronic programme guide. However, although the paid TV platform is one of few to offer the service on its device, it has... >>