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What is Google Chromecast and why should you care?

What is Google Chromecast and why should you care?

By 19 March 2014

The Google Chromecast has been on sale in the US for a while now and now its reached the UK too. So now you can buy one from your local retailer, Amazon, Currys & PC World, or through Google itself rather than imported through eBay and try it out for... >>

Sony KDL-50W829 W8 Series TV review
5 out of 5

Sony KDL-50W829 W8 Series TV review

By 19 March 2014

Sony is banking on its W8 flatscreen range to cut a swathe through the connected TV competition this year. While there are higher-spec Full HD models in the brand's own 2014 line-up, specifically the distinctive wedge-shaped W85 and W95 models, this trio... >>

Google Chromecast coming to the UK very soon, or so says Android app

Google Chromecast coming to the UK very soon, or so says Android app

By 14 March 2014

Google's Chromecast dongle should be slipping into UK TVs very soon. And the reasons for expecting this are many. Firstly, a recent Chromecast app update made it available in 50 new languages, suggesting an international rollout is imminent. Secondly,... >>

Hands-on: Panasonic AX802 Freetime TV

Hands-on: Panasonic AX802 Freetime TV

By 13 March 2014

There's no going back now, Panasonic has stopped production of its plasma TV line. Now, the firm is looking to LCD with LED backlights for its TV range, but the good news is the company is still innovating, and to that end it has introduced the first... >>

Panasonic Viera smart TVs to come with Freesat Freetime, catch-up services at a click

Panasonic Viera smart TVs to come with Freesat Freetime, catch-up services at a click

By 13 March 2014

Panasonic has just announced a partnership with Freesat that means its new Viera smart televisions will come with Freesat Freetime built-in. The Freesat Freetime offering will work for users connected via a dish or through an aerial cable. It will offer... >>

Toshiba HD TV 2014 range refresh: Faster next-gen Smart TV joins top-of-range models

Toshiba HD TV 2014 range refresh: Faster next-gen Smart TV joins top-of-range models

By 12 March 2014

Toshiba has refreshed its HD TV line for 2014, with new models to be available in four separate lines to cater for the basics through to the full package. Top of the range is the 7 Series Toshiba L74, available in 42-inch, 47-inch and 55-inch variants.... >>

Happy Birthday! Pocket-lint is 11 today

Happy Birthday! Pocket-lint is 11 today

By 19 February 2014

It feels like only yesterday that we were enjoying the big one-zero, but a year on and the world has changed again. As is always the case with technology, it has done so quickly and with some amazing products. Smartwatches are trying to get onto our wrists,... >>

BBC 'World War One At Home' interactive project begins broadcasting 24 February

BBC 'World War One At Home' interactive project begins broadcasting 24 February

By 18 February 2014

The BBC will begin showing the first 230 stories from its UK-wide World War One At Home project from Monday 24 February. The stories, the first of 1,400 the Beeb plans to tell, will broadcast across all BBC Local Radio stations, regional television... >>

BBC, ITV and Channel 4 create Freeview Connect for universal catch-up on all smart TVs

BBC, ITV and Channel 4 create Freeview Connect for universal catch-up on all smart TVs

By 11 February 2014

Freeview Connect is a new brand created by the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 that will offer their catch-up TV services as standard on smart TVs. BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD will comprise the Freeview Connect app which will be available on all internet-connected... >>

Google Chromecast could be coming to the UK to make your TV smart

Google Chromecast could be coming to the UK to make your TV smart

By 7 February 2014

Google should finally be selling its Chromecast TV dongle outside the US with its first stop being the UK. According to The Next Web, the UK can expect the smart streaming dongle to hit British shores soon. READ: Beep wants to be the Chromecast of audio... >>