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  • Sky+ updated with undelete function and Catch Up TV
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    Sky+ updated with undelete function and Catch Up TV

    By 6 September 2012

    Sky+ is receiving an update that will enable the recall of programmes that have been deleted accidentally. The Undelete feature stores deleted programmes in a separate folder. Any programmes sitting in the deleted space can then be restored - or, if you’re...

  • Philips adds YouTube Movie Rentals to Smart TV
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    Philips adds YouTube Movie Rentals to Smart TV

    By 4 September 2012

    Philips has confirmed to Pocket-lint that Philips Smart TV owners will soon be able to rent movies from the YouTube Movie Rental store when it launches on its TVs in the UK later this year. Philips Smart TV will be among the first TV platforms to offer...

  • Freesat Free time: BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, new user experience
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    Freesat Free time: BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, new user experience

    By 4 September 2012

    Freesat has unveiled its next generation of satellite-based free television called Free time. The new service, which uses a combination of internet-connected TV catch-up content and satellite-based free TV, uses an entirely new UI and design from Freesat....

  • IFA 2012: Pocket-lint's thoughts on the show
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    IFA 2012: Pocket-lint's thoughts on the show

    By 3 September 2012

    Pocket-lint is back from Berlin with all the coverage of IFA 2012 freshly sewn up and on our pages for all to see. We've perused the press conferences, touched up the touchscreens and caressed the keyboards of every gadget that every manufacturer of every...

  • Hottest gadgets at IFA 2012
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    Hottest gadgets at IFA 2012

    By 31 August 2012

    IFA 2012 and it's very best gadgets are what we'll be bringing you through the next three days all over Pocket-lint, but this page right here, this page is the very best of them all. It's the best of the best, le meilleur, the ace in the hole, the cream...

  • Toshiba 84-inch 4K television pictures and eyes-on
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    Toshiba 84-inch 4K television pictures and eyes-on

    By 30 August 2012

    The television market is now starting to roll out 4K, and we are seeing quite a few 4K devices make an appearance at IFA this year. Toshiba has gone big, big, big, and this size really does make 4K look stunning because, despite being so massive, fine...

  • LG 84-inch 4K TV pictures and eyes-on
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    LG 84-inch 4K TV pictures and eyes-on

    By 30 August 2012

    It's battle of the 4K tellies at this year's IFA 2012 trade show, as LG announced its 84-inch, 4K televisual marvel will go on sale in the UK this October. But brace yourselves - it'll come with a price tag that's about as big as the TV itself: a mere...

  • Sony at IFA 2012: Xperia, Vaio, cameras, 84-inch TV and more
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    Sony at IFA 2012: Xperia, Vaio, cameras, 84-inch TV and more

    By 30 August 2012

    Sony's first IFA under the command of Kaz Hirai, its new CEO, and he wanted to make sure that it went big at Europe's largest electronic consumer show. We had new cameras, new phones, new tablets, new headphones and new televisions. There was even a hint...

  • Philips 9000 series TV copies moth's eye for screen tech
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    Philips 9000 series TV copies moth's eye for screen tech

    By 30 August 2012

    TP Vision, the company that now makes televisions for Philips - has announced an update to the Philips 9000 series at IFA in Berlin, Germany. The new model will offer the company's three-sided Ambilight Spectra XL technology alongside something Philips...

  • Philips 6900 Smart TVs ditch the frame
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    Philips 6900 Smart TVs ditch the frame

    By 30 August 2012

    TP Vision - the company that now makes TVs for Philips - announced at the Philips IFA press conference today that it is to offer a new series of Philips PFL6900 Smart TVs that ditch the frame. "The frameless panel is set in an unobtrusive 1.2mm rim...

  • Sony Bravia KD-84X9005 84-inch 4K TV pictures and eyes-on
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    Sony Bravia KD-84X9005 84-inch 4K TV pictures and eyes-on

    By 29 August 2012

    After tantalising us with its 4K projector at CES 2012, Sony has announced its first commercially available 4K television at IFA 2012: the Sony Bravia KD-84X9005. Pocket-lint was at the unveiling in Berlin, Germany, where Sony's new President and CEO,...

  • Haier showcases future of TV technology at IFA 2012, including Transparent TV
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    Haier showcases future of TV technology at IFA 2012, including Transparent TV

    By 29 August 2012

    Haier has used IFA as its own soapbox to shout about the future of televisions, unveiling products that include a wireless 3D LED TV, see-through television and the technology that enables you to change channels or alter the volume with your eyes. Haier...

  • IFA 2012: We're live in Berlin
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    IFA 2012: We're live in Berlin

    By 29 August 2012

    We have feet-down in Berlin at the Internationale Funkausstellung 2012, that's IFA 2012 to you and me, to bring you the latest from the world of consumer technology, as it happens.  August is often a quiet time for the tech presses, but as the trickle...

  • LG's 29-inch LCD EA93 TV sighted at IFA
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    LG's 29-inch LCD EA93 TV sighted at IFA

    By 28 August 2012

    As lorries are unloaded and boxes unpacked in preparation for this year’s IFA event, the folks at Engadget have managed to get a snapshot of the LG EA93 LCD TV, a television that sports a wide 21:9 aspect ratio display.  The screen is 29-inches diagonally...

  • IFA 2012: The gadgets we're expecting to see
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    IFA 2012: The gadgets we're expecting to see

    By 28 August 2012

    IFA is so very nearly upon us. Throughout the halls of the Messe Berlin, the world's tech giants prepare to do battle. New products are announced, innovations are unveiled, companies lay down their cards to be judged. You can expect Pocket-lint to be...

  • Ultra HD TV standard set, 4K just the start
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    Ultra HD TV standard set, 4K just the start

    By 28 August 2012

    A Japanese broadcaster has had its Super Hi-Vision (SHV) system approved by the International Telecommunication Union - meaning we’re a step closer to getting 8k televisions in our homes.  SHV provides a resolution of 7680 x 4320 pixels, which equates...

  • LG TM2792 Personal Smart TV announced at IFA
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    LG TM2792 Personal Smart TV announced at IFA

    By 26 August 2012

    LG has announced its new 27-inch television, the TM2792 Personal Smart TV, ahead of IFA in Berlin. The new TM2792 allows users to enjoy a vast array of innovative features including LG Smart TV functionality, Cinema 3D and Cinema Screen Design, while...

  • LG focuses on 3D with its IFA product line-up
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    LG focuses on 3D with its IFA product line-up

    By 24 August 2012

    LG has let the cat out of the bag about what it will be offering at IFA this month, and the Korean manufacturer is going big on 3D (again), applying the tech to a range of audio and video products. 3D Sound Home Theater System (BH9520TW) LG's 3D Sound...

  • LG's 84-inch 3D Ultra Definition TV starts to hit markets, at last
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    LG's 84-inch 3D Ultra Definition TV starts to hit markets, at last

    By 22 August 2012

    Announced at the start of the year at CES, LG's 84-inch Ultra Definition 3D TV has begun rolling out to markets. Initially the television will be available only in Korea, but from September  LG will reach further afield to Europe, Asia, Latin and North...

  • LG Smart TVs first to get Knowhow Movies app
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    LG Smart TVs first to get Knowhow Movies app

    By 16 August 2012

    LG Electronics has signed a deal with Dixons Retail to be the first television manufacturer to carry its Knowhow Movies streaming service on the company's 2012 line-up of Smart TVs and beyond. Knowhow Movies was set up in February this year as a big brand...

  • Sky makes 3D channel free to HD subscribers for another week
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    Sky makes 3D channel free to HD subscribers for another week

    By 15 August 2012

    Sky HD subscribers can have access to the Sky 3D channel for a further week with no additional subscription charge. The broadcasting giant had already opened up its 3D channel during the London 2012 Olympics, but the additional week will see highlights...

  • Netflix coming to Nordic countries
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    Netflix coming to Nordic countries

    By 15 August 2012

    Having given us some of the best TV in recent years, it seems only right that the Nordic region gets to enjoy some of them via Netflix. The online streaming service will be rolled out to Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland before the end of 2012 enabling...

  • YouView gets influx of movies with Now TV arrival
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    YouView gets influx of movies with Now TV arrival

    By 10 August 2012

    Movie fans may now have the perfect excuse to sign up to YouView after Now TV went live on the on-demand TV service. With a range of titles to choose from in the Sky Movies film catalogue, the Now TV app can be found on the YouView homepage with customers...

  • Sky to launch James Bond HD channel in October, Sky Go to get all 22 007 movies
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    Sky to launch James Bond HD channel in October, Sky Go to get all 22 007 movies

    By 7 August 2012

    Sky is to launch a dedicated high-definition movie channel to tie in with the release of the 23rd James Bond film, Skyfall, in October. Running throughout the month, Sky Movies 007 HD will carry all 22 of the previous official movies, from Dr No to Quantum...

  • ZyXEL WHD6215 wireless HDMI kit  review
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    ZyXEL WHD6215 wireless HDMI kit review

    By 1 August 2012

    Cables are, it has to be said, Satan's own work. Put two cables together behind your TV, give them five minutes alone, and when you return they will have knotted themselves into an impenetrable mess. Returning them to two cables will take a life, either...