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

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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... >>

Sharp's 80-inch 'Beyond 4K TV' is actually more like an 8K TV

Sharp's 80-inch 'Beyond 4K TV' is actually more like an 8K TV

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Ultra HD should be synonymous with CES by now. Television manufacturers continue to push the trend and then show off their innovations at the show. Sharp is one such example, having just unveiled a new TV this week that goes "beyond 4K". Called the Aquos... >>

What is Android TV and why is everyone talking about it?

What is Android TV and why is everyone talking about it?

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Android TV is a smart TV platform from Google. It was announced in June 2014 and with Android 5.0 Lollipop, Android TV is now fully launched and marching into our lives.  Android TV is the successor to Google TV, the company's previous stab at a big... >>

Best products of CES 2015 in pictures

Best products of CES 2015 in pictures

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The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year might have had little in the way of new product categories it hasn't disappointed in the amount of products available to ogle at. It's been a big year for automobiles, for example, and televisions... >>