Media players

Reviews & hands-on

  • Home Cinema

    Popcorn Hour A-400 pictures and hands-on

    By 25 January 2013

    By way of an introduction, if you haven't heard of it before the Popcorn Hour range of media streamers aims to offer a way of playing back pretty much any kind of video and audio. When Syabas started making the A100 - the first-generation device - there...

  • Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Philips HMP2000 Smart Media Box review

    By 20 March 2012

    There is no doubt that 2012 will be the year of the smart TV. But if you already own a TV, and don't want to upgrade it just to get access to internet services, then don't despair, you have options. Companies such as LG, Samsung and Sony have been putting...

  • Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Roku 2 XS review

    By 16 March 2012

    TV is changing, and it's happening quickly. As recently as 10 years ago, the idea of TV being delivered over the internet was a pipe dream. Now, we can watch near-broadcast quality video, streamed to us over the internet with a wait of just a few seconds....

  • Online

    Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2012

    Fitting somewhere among the vast array of Galaxy devices, it would be too easy to laugh off the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 in a volley of comparisons of screen sizes and SIM cards. The fact of the matter is, that if you take this device on its own merits,...

  • Audio

    Sony Walkman Z pictures and hands-on

    By 17 January 2012

    We caught it as a prototype at IFA 2011 in Berlin, but it wasn't until the Android-running Sony Walkman Z series hit CES that it became a reality and a chance for Pocket-lint to go hands on with this suped-up media player. A match up of the iPod touch,...