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YouView update brings live TV searching, HDMI options and Dolby Surround Sound support

YouView update brings live TV searching, HDMI options and Dolby Surround Sound support

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YouView has pushed out an update to the YouView Humax set-top box that brings with it a number of tweaks and changes. From a content point of view, the update, once installed, will include live TV programmes into search results. There will be a new "On... >>

YouView from BT
3.5 stars

YouView from BT

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YouView comes in several flavours. You can walk into a shop on the high street and pick up the YouView box and plug it into your existing aerial and internet connection, or you can buy as part of a wider package. We've already reviewed the hardware, so... >>

YouView loses trademark case but has 'no intention of changing name'

YouView loses trademark case but has 'no intention of changing name'

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New TV service YouView has lost a high court appeal against breach of trademark and may face litigation by Total Ltd, owner of the Your View brand. Telecommunications firm Total uses Your View for its online billing services and trademarked the name in... >>

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

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It’s that time again: start voting for your nominations for the 9th Pocket-lint awards. The best home entertainment category is always fun, being full of all sort of different kit. Whether it be docks, surround sound systems or even headphones, there... >>

YouView by BT pictures and hands-on

YouView by BT pictures and hands-on

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There's a good chance you're already confused by YouView. The service is designed with simplicity in mind, making it easy to get current and catch-up TV in one box with minimal fuss, but the multiple versions on offer will leave you with a decision to... >>

Freesat Free time box by Humax pictures and hands-on

Freesat Free time box by Humax pictures and hands-on

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Freesat's new Free time internet connected setup has just been announced and we have been lucky enough to have a play.  Initially the service will be available only on a Humax box, the one we have looked at here. But it will eventually also run on kit... >>

Humax DTR-T1000 YouView PVR
2.5 stars

Humax DTR-T1000 YouView PVR

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YouView is one of the most complicated products ever to launch. It's not so much technically difficult to do what has been done here, but it involves a lot of what, in management terms, are known as "stakeholders". Namely, the people who have a vested... >>

Humax working on Freesat box update fix in time for Olympic Opening ceremony

Humax working on Freesat box update fix in time for Olympic Opening ceremony

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Humax says it is in the final stages of testing an update that should ensure all 24 of BBC’s live Olympic coverage channels can be recorded with the company’s Freesat boxes. Customers had complained that the Humax Foxsat-HDR Freesat box had failed... >>

Free YouView box for all TalkTalk Plus customers

Free YouView box for all TalkTalk Plus customers

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Customers who sign up to the TalkTalk Plus broadband and phone plan will now receive a free YouView set-top-box as part of their on-going subscriptions. The box, which enables users to catch-up with shows from BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 as well... >>

YouView pictures and hands-on

YouView pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint first wrote about Project Canvas, YouView's orginal working title, in 2009, and Project Kangaroo, a former failed attempt by the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV to offer a unified on-demand service, in 2007, so to say that YouView has suffered a few... >>