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Panasonic first to sign up to offer Freeview Play on its 2015 TVs and DVRs

Panasonic first to sign up to offer Freeview Play on its 2015 TVs and DVRs

By 23 February 2015

Panasonic is the first TV manufacturer to confirm that its new sets will support the new Freeview Play platform. Freeview Play is the free-to-air digital TV service's connected platform which will offer the ability to access catch-up content through a... >>

Panasonic enters curved TV market: Viera CR850 heads-up 4K LED range for 2015

Panasonic enters curved TV market: Viera CR850 heads-up 4K LED range for 2015

By 23 February 2015

Panasonic has been behind the curve when it comes to curved TVs (terrible pun intended), only teasing a 4K prototype at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015. Now, at its annual company press conference, that model has been given a production name: the Viera... >>

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

By 12 February 2015

Pocket-lint has teamed up with artisan chocolate website Cocoarunners.com to bring Pocket-lint readers a specially curated box by our founder Stuart Miles. Stuart set up Pocket-lint with an initial investment of £15, the same amount as his first investment... >>

Freeview Play takes on YouView, adds catch-up directly in EPG

Freeview Play takes on YouView, adds catch-up directly in EPG

By 12 February 2015

Freeview has announced its newly rebranded service, Freeview Play. By adding catch-up TV into the EPG it aims to take on YouView, Sky and Virgin. Freeview Play will appear on new TVs and set-top boxes allowing them to offer catch-up TV via the internet... >>

Samsung updates Smart TV privacy policy to stress it isn't eavesdropping

Samsung updates Smart TV privacy policy to stress it isn't eavesdropping

By 10 February 2015

Samsung wants you to know its televisions aren't eavesdropping on your conversations. The internet has been abuzz ever since The Daily Beast spotted the following line buried in Samsung's privacy policy for its internet-connected Smart TVs: “Please... >>

LG 55EC930V TV review: Throwing an OLED curveball at 4K competitors
4.5 out of 5

LG 55EC930V TV review: Throwing an OLED curveball at 4K competitors

By 9 February 2015

With plasma having drawn its last breath, the choices you have for TV displays are narrowing. The vast majority are now LCD with some form of LED illumination, with plenty of advancements at all levels of set, or there's the typically more expensive OLED. ... >>

Sony offers integrated YouView on 2015 Bravia range

Sony offers integrated YouView on 2015 Bravia range

By 4 February 2015

YouView will be integrated into Sony's new 2015 Bravia televisions running on the Android TV platform.  The announcement of the partnership between Sony and YouView means that the Japanese manufacturer is the first to offer YouView integrated into a... >>

Microsoft Surface Hub is an 84-inch 4K tablet, basically

Microsoft Surface Hub is an 84-inch 4K tablet, basically

By 21 January 2015

During its Windows 10 media briefing, Microsoft unveiled an 84-inch interactive screen that doubles as a touchscreen computer and 4K TV. The Surface Hub is part of the company's Perceptive Pixel program and has all manner of control systems with which... >>

Sony boss considers selling Xperia mobile and Bravia TV businesses

Sony boss considers selling Xperia mobile and Bravia TV businesses

By 14 January 2015

Sony is allegedly thinking about selling its mobile and TV businesses in the same way it offloaded its Vaio laptop business last year. Reuters claims that "company officials familiar with the leadership's thinking" say that CEO Kaz Hirai and the rest... >>

Android TV vs Samsung Tizen vs Firefox OS vs LG webOS: What's the difference?

Android TV vs Samsung Tizen vs Firefox OS vs LG webOS: What's the difference?

By 12 January 2015

Thousands of companies unveiled new stuff at CES 2015 in Las Vegas last week, and some of the most interesting bits involved smart televisions. Like always, ultra high-definition screens were all the rage, but this year, there was a clear emphasis on... >>