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Humax HDR-1000S freesat with freetime
4 out of 5

Humax HDR-1000S freesat with freetime

By 6 March 2013

Since freesat launched, it's been assaulting our eyes with its capital letter - or lack thereof - lunacy. Now, with freetime, or, as the firm calls it we've got some angled brackets thrown in for good measure. What is this, algebra? But horrors of English... >>

Humax DTR-T1000 YouView PVR
2.5 out of 5

Humax DTR-T1000 YouView PVR

By 31 July 2012

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... >>

Simple.TV pictures and hands-on

Simple.TV pictures and hands-on

By 18 January 2012

It's amazing what you can find if you spread your wings from the main halls at CES in Las Vegas. Indeed, a visit to Caesar's Palace and the Rovi developers' forum was a fine place to see upcoming and existing technologies that may otherwise have been... >>

Freeview HD Smart-ens up with the Samsung BD-DT7800 PVR

Freeview HD Smart-ens up with the Samsung BD-DT7800 PVR

By 9 August 2011

If you kick yourself every-time you read about a new funky app for the Samsung Smart Hub because you've already splashed the cash on your TV and Blu-ray setup, then the Samsung BD-DT7800 may offer you a way in - as it's a Freeview HD recorder with the... >>

Samsung offers cash back on Blu-ray players and PVRs

Samsung offers cash back on Blu-ray players and PVRs

By 8 August 2011

Fans of hi-def imaging may be interested to hear that Samsung is to deliver cashback for any would-be customers purchasing new Samsung Blu-ray players and personal video recorders. The deal, which runs until the end of October 2011, includes the Samsung... >>

Real Digital: The new alternative to Freesat

Real Digital: The new alternative to Freesat

By 16 June 2011

The UK's Freesat is about to get direct competition later this year with the launch of new free satellite service Real Digital. Those wanting the channel choice without paying for Sky's or Virgin Media’s subscription packs could find themselves looking... >>

BBC testing Group Record - Series Link on steroids

BBC testing Group Record - Series Link on steroids

By 16 June 2011

The BBC has teased us with a new feature that its aiming to launch in time for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Called Group Record, the new feature will allow users to record a group of programmes in a similar way to how Series Link works. However, rather... >>

Virgin Media TiVo BBC iPlayer app hands-on

Virgin Media TiVo BBC iPlayer app hands-on

By 31 March 2011

One of the many exciting features about the Virgin Media TiVo box (or Virgin Media TV powered by TiVo box, to give it it's full name) is its ability to run Flash based applications, housed in their own section on the menu system. And those who have had... >>

YouView reveals its tech and content partners

YouView reveals its tech and content partners

By 24 March 2011

YouView has not been without its problems of late, with massive delays (as exclusively revealed on Pocket-lint), a change in its management team in the form of Sir Alan Sugar replacing Kip Meek as non-executive chairman, and constant scrutinisation by... >>

EchoStar SlingLoaded HDS-600RS hands-on

EchoStar SlingLoaded HDS-600RS hands-on

By 22 March 2011

EchoStar, the company that owns Sling Media is launching a Freesat powered PVR in the UK to take on the likes of Humax, Sony, and Samsung. The new box, called the EchoStar SlingLoaded HDS-600RS will come with a 500GB hard drive letting you record around... >>