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4K Netflix comes to YouView thanks to BT: Watch Ultra HD shows and films on your box

4K Netflix comes to YouView thanks to BT: Watch Ultra HD shows and films on your box

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BT's YouView has become the first pay TV service to get access to 4K Netflix content through a set-top-box. That means BT subscribers who also pay for top tier Netflix membership can access Ultra HD versions of shows like Narcos, Better Call Saul and... >>

Sony Bravia YouView update: Everything you need to know

Sony Bravia YouView update: Everything you need to know

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Sony has pushed out its update for 2015 Bravia televisions running on Android TV, bringing with it the new YouView experience. YouView replaces the old EPG and brings with it a number of benefits, updating your already smart TV, to make a range of things... >>

Sony to integrate YouView into Bravia TVs for 17,000 films and shows

Sony to integrate YouView into Bravia TVs for 17,000 films and shows

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Sony has announced a partnership with TV platform YouView that will put its services in Sony Bravia televisions.The YouView update will be a software rollout that happens over the air on all Bravia televisions that are compatible. This will begin rolling... >>

It will cost you just £15 a month to get 4K live footy this season

It will cost you just £15 a month to get 4K live footy this season

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BT has announced the price of its BT TV Ultra HD package, which includes the broadcaster's new dedicated 4K channel, and it's cheaper than you might previously have thought.The channel comes as part of BT's Entertainment Ultra HD package that costs £15... >>

BT launching BT Sport Ultra HD, with a new UHD YouView set-top box

BT launching BT Sport Ultra HD, with a new UHD YouView set-top box

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BT Sport has confirmed that it will be bringing 4K sport to your TV in August 2015.Alongside a number of announcements, BT confirmed that a new channel, appropriately called BT Sport Ultra HD will be launching in August. At the same time, it's confirmed... >>

YouView from BT DB-T2200 mini box review: Ideal for your second TV
4.0 stars

YouView from BT DB-T2200 mini box review: Ideal for your second TV

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There's a new YouView from BT set top box in town, offering the smart TV platform for less of your cash. However, the new DB-T2200 box strips out some of the connections and features found in the higher-spec DTR-T2100, but allows you to get YouView from... >>

YouView gets Netflix: House of Cards, Breaking Bad and other top shows now come to TalkTalk too

YouView gets Netflix: House of Cards, Breaking Bad and other top shows now come to TalkTalk too

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Netflix is now available on TalkTalk YouView boxes as well as those from BT and standalone retail units. The rival boxes received the streaming service as a connected app in November last year and at the time it was said that TalkTalk would get it "early... >>

BBC connected red button finally available on BBC co-funded YouView... but not TalkTalk yet

BBC connected red button finally available on BBC co-funded YouView... but not TalkTalk yet

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YouView users can finally use the BBC's latest connected red button services. And the jazzed-up BBC iPlayer service has arrived on the platform too.Virgin Media's TiVo boxes were the first to get the connected red button at the end of 2012, while Smart... >>

World Cup kicks off again: Here's how to make sure you don't miss a minute

World Cup kicks off again: Here's how to make sure you don't miss a minute

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It must be said that this year's World Cup is certainly living up to its festival of football tag. We've had some incredible matches over the last few weeks, with the last 16 knockout stage providing memorable moments that will live on far beyond the... >>

YouView extra channels explored: Getting more from your box

YouView extra channels explored: Getting more from your box

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One of the appealing things about the YouView platform is the range of options it offers you.Not only do you have regular free-to-air HD broadcast channels, you get the corresponding catch-up and red button services, as well as upgrades to enable more... >>

YouView found by High Court to be infringing on YourView copyright of Total

YouView found by High Court to be infringing on YourView copyright of Total

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The High Court has ruled that TV service YouView is infringing on the copyright name YourView owned by Total Ltd.YouView, a joint venture between BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, BT, TalkTalk and Arqiva faces an injunction from Total Ltd.Mr Justice Sales... >>

New TalkTalk Player for YouView brings you faster access to on-demand content

New TalkTalk Player for YouView brings you faster access to on-demand content

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TalkTalk is rolling out an update to the TalkTalk Player for its YouView customers, bringing a refresh to the TalkTalk section of the YouView experience.The update is part of TalkTalk's continuous update plans for the platform, and looks to bring additional... >>

World Cup delivered: How the internet can deliver your World Cup experience

World Cup delivered: How the internet can deliver your World Cup experience

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The FIFA World Cup 2014 is on us, as we settle down for a month of global footballing action beamed from Brazil, right to your front room. It's a chance to immerse yourself in the beautiful game, spot new talent and just go football crazy. And the internet... >>

Freeview to tackle YouView threat by developing new connected TV service

Freeview to tackle YouView threat by developing new connected TV service

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Freeview and Digital UK are partnering to develop a new Freeview-branded connected TV service that will offer free-to-air TV channels alongside on-demand and catch-up TV platforms in order to combat the rise of YouView.The service will be free to use... >>

BT Extra Box service launches for multi-room YouView viewing

BT Extra Box service launches for multi-room YouView viewing

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BT now offers its Extra Box option for users who would like to have their channel subscriptions in more than one room.The additional YouView+ box will work with all the same subscription channels and bolt-ons as the main box in the house. The second box... >>

YouView tips and tricks: Getting more from your set-top box

YouView tips and tricks: Getting more from your set-top box

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Did you know that by changing a few settings within your YouView box you can make it boot up faster? What about searching to see if that movie you want to watch is on soon?We've compiled as many YouView tips and tricks that we can find, and even talked... >>

Which is the best YouView box and service for you?

Which is the best YouView box and service for you?

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YouView is available via a number of different routes, in a number of different guises. The smart TV platform was launched in July 2012, offering a new approach to television viewing.YouView looks to combine live broadcast television with growing catch-up... >>

BT YouView+ Humax DTR-T2100 review
4.5 stars

BT YouView+ Humax DTR-T2100 review

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YouView isn't standing still and the YouView hardware supplied by BT isn't either. The Freeview PVR and catch-up TV service set-top box needs to keep evolving in the face of both Sky's and Virgin's formidable - albeit expensive - services, and that's... >>

YouView’s future secured, all major backers agree investment extension - including BBC

YouView’s future secured, all major backers agree investment extension - including BBC

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Contrary to rumour and speculation in recent months, the BBC has joined the rest of the original YouView backers in pledging further investment to the service for another five years.The new agreement includes ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, BT, TalkTalk and... >>

Huawei YouView+ DN371T set-top box announced for £220

Huawei YouView+ DN371T set-top box announced for £220

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If you want all the smarts of a Sky box without a contract, Huawei's YouView+ DN371T set-top box might be for you.The new YouView+ box has a 500GB storage capacity, meaning it can record 300 hours of SD programming or 125 hours of HD shows. And while... >>

BT YouView+ box gets downsized, now fanless

BT YouView+ box gets downsized, now fanless

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BT has launched a new BT YouView+ set-top box that has been substantially downsized as redesigned over the previous iteration.When we first saw BT's YouView box in October 2012 we were told there would be other boxes coming in the future, but that BT... >>

BT first pay TV service to announce buy-to-keep movies for YouView boxes

BT first pay TV service to announce buy-to-keep movies for YouView boxes

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BT has announced a new service that will allow UK users to buy movies outright that they can then watch on their YouView set-top-boxes.This buy-to-keep movie service will be a first for a YouView-centric pay TV service in the UK. BT will provide a selection... >>

YouView expands catch-up services with Yesterday and Really joining the party

YouView expands catch-up services with Yesterday and Really joining the party

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Digital TV channels Yesterday and Really are the latest to offer catch-up programming on YouView. Both now offer the ability to watch the last seven day of their shows through connected set-top-boxes.On demand portals have been added for the UKTV channels,... >>

Sky Store opens its doors to all, anybody can rent movies not just Sky subscribers

Sky Store opens its doors to all, anybody can rent movies not just Sky subscribers

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Sky has made its Sky Store movie rental service publicly available. Anybody can now sign up for an account and rent movies through a number of different platforms, not just those with a Sky subscription.The Sky Store offers a wide collection of movies,... >>

YouView update adds zoom function, other accessibility options

YouView update adds zoom function, other accessibility options

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YouView has rolled out a software update and introduced new accessibility options that will allow TV subscribers to better zoom in and use a USB keyboard to improve the programme search process, among other things.YouView, an on-demand set-top box, has... >>

TalkTalk introduces £7.50 YouView, broadband and landline package, doesn't include line rental

TalkTalk introduces £7.50 YouView, broadband and landline package, doesn't include line rental

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TalkTalk has announced a new services package that offers a YouView set-top-box, unlimited broadband and landline evening and weekend calls for £7.50 a month. You will also need to pay for line rental at £15.40 a month, but TalkTalk is offering the... >>

YouView adds programme search to iOS app and more

YouView adds programme search to iOS app and more

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YouView has added new search function to its iPhone, iPad and iPod touch companion app. The updated application that links to a user's YouView set-top box can now search through the seven-day electronic programme guide to find specific information on... >>

Dave catch-up service now available on YouView

Dave catch-up service now available on YouView

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Dave, the channel that combines new shows with repeats of classic comedy and other big UK series, has launched an on-demand portal on YouView that offers the last seven days of programming as catch-up content.The shows can also be played by browsing back... >>

TalkTalk launches The Big Free, three-months' free YouView TV to enjoy

TalkTalk launches The Big Free, three-months' free YouView TV to enjoy

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TalkTalk wants to tempt customers towards its new TV packages with quite an impressive offer. Called The Big Free, it let's those who sign up to Talk Talk, as well as current customers, have three-months of free television and a YouView box to watch... >>

YouView app for Android now available, gives TV listings, remote recording and more

YouView app for Android now available, gives TV listings, remote recording and more

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YouView has finally released an Android application that allows owners of the digital TV set-top-box to record shows remotely from their mobile device.The iOS version has been around for a while now, so Android device users have been eagerly awaiting... >>

YouView Android app due in the next few weeks, mirrors iPhone app features

YouView Android app due in the next few weeks, mirrors iPhone app features

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YouView has shed a little more light on the long-awaited Android app that will allow you to control your YouView box from your mobile device, saying that it will be released in "the next couple of weeks".The Android version of the YouView app mirrors... >>

YouView: Internet channels coming summer 2013

YouView: Internet channels coming summer 2013

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YouView has announced that support for internet channels is coming to YouView boxes, meaning you'll be able to watch live TV delivered via the internet. YouView says this will take the current offering of 70 live broadcast channels to a potentially infinite... >>

YouView now in 400k homes, users typically watching 3 hours on-demand video each week

YouView now in 400k homes, users typically watching 3 hours on-demand video each week

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Richard Halton, YouView CEO, today reported that YouView is now installed in 400,000 homes in the UK, calling YouView the "fastest growing TV product in the UK"."YouView is in 400,000 homes in the UK," said Halton, detailing the figures up to the end... >>

Sky happy to explore opportunities of Xbox One, YouView not so much

Sky happy to explore opportunities of Xbox One, YouView not so much

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Sky has told Pocket-lint it is happy to explore any future opportunities offered by the Xbox One suggesting that we could see a strong tie-in between Microsoft and the broadcaster in time for the launch of the console at the end of the year."We enjoy... >>

YouView starts update rollout for Humax boxes, BT and retail first, TalkTalk later

YouView starts update rollout for Humax boxes, BT and retail first, TalkTalk later

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YouView has announced an update for the Humax boxe sold retail and through BT. It will be available on a phased rollout over the next two weeks, with some owners getting it sooner than others. TalkTalk box owners will get it afterwards.Some new features... >>

Freeview does a YouView, adds catch-up links to online EPG

Freeview does a YouView, adds catch-up links to online EPG

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Freeview wants to get in on the catch-up action offered by YouView and has incorporated links to relevant services into its online programme guide.The Freeview website now offers scrolling back in time, so you can flick back, check out what you missed... >>

YouView iOS app update adds series record feature and more

YouView iOS app update adds series record feature and more

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YouView, the all-in-one set-top box and catch-up service, has had a remote record-enabling iOS application available since the end of 2012, but 2013 brings series record and other new goodies to the app's functionality.As well as series record being added... >>

New look YouView box launched from Humax, now in silver

New look YouView box launched from Humax, now in silver

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Humax has launched a new-look set top box for YouView. The DTR-T1010 sports a much slicker looking brushed-aluminium style front, with a bright silver control dial.The rest of the box is black, but it is far more pleasing to the eye than the gloss plastic... >>

YouView update brings live TV searching, HDMI options and Dolby Surround Sound support

YouView update brings live TV searching, HDMI options and Dolby Surround Sound support

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YouView has pushed out an update to the YouView Humax set-top box that brings with it a number of tweaks and changes.From a content point of view, the update, once installed, will include live TV programmes into search results. There will be a new "On... >>

YouView from TalkTalk
3.5 stars

YouView from TalkTalk

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YouView - for those unfamiliar - is a TV service that wraps up digital Freeview channels with online catchup services such as BBC iPlayer and plenty more.TalkTalk's YouView service - as offered through its Plus TV package - includes the Huawei version... >>

Hands-on: YouView Remote Record iOS App review (Dec 2012)

Hands-on: YouView Remote Record iOS App review (Dec 2012)

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It's no secret that YouView - the on-demand TV service set-top box - has sparked mixed reactions, but the service looks to be expanding by tagging extra controls beyond its at-home experience. Announced just as 2012 comes to a close, YouView Remote Record... >>

YouView app offers remote recording from iPhone, Android due in 2013

YouView app offers remote recording from iPhone, Android due in 2013

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The YouView Remote Record app has now launched for iPhone, iPod and iPad, adding another string to the subscription-free service's bow.As the name suggests, the YouView app will allow Apple users to set recordings on their box at home while out on the... >>

YouView from BT
3.5 stars

YouView from BT

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YouView comes in several flavours. You can walk into a shop on the high street and pick up the YouView box and plug it into your existing aerial and internet connection, or you can buy as part of a wider package. We've already reviewed the hardware, so... >>

YouView loses trademark case but has 'no intention of changing name'

YouView loses trademark case but has 'no intention of changing name'

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New TV service YouView has lost a high court appeal against breach of trademark and may face litigation by Total Ltd, owner of the Your View brand.Telecommunications firm Total uses Your View for its online billing services and trademarked the name in... >>

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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AirPlay, Spotify and DLNA all made significant changes to the way people listen to music in 2012. The technologies started to appear in pieces of Hi-Fi hardware, reducing the need for laptop-connected cables and even the iPhone dock.There was certainly... >>

YouView update rolled out, brings with it surround sound, faster start-up times and more

YouView update rolled out, brings with it surround sound, faster start-up times and more

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YouView has begun rolling out an update that will introduce an array of new features to all of its TV set-top boxes. Customers will now be able to fire up their box quicker, whether in standby mode or switched off, while the auto-standby setting can... >>

YouView by BT pictures and hands-on

YouView by BT pictures and hands-on

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There's a good chance you're already confused by YouView. The service is designed with simplicity in mind, making it easy to get current and catch-up TV in one box with minimal fuss, but the multiple versions on offer will leave you with a decision to... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #101 - BlackBerry 10, Nook tablets and TalkTalk YouView

Pocket-lint Podcast #101 - BlackBerry 10, Nook tablets and TalkTalk YouView

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It's back to normal for the podcast this week, as the Pocket-lint team turns its attention on the latest tech news, including Barnes & Noble's decision to launch two new tablets in the UK, the Nook HD and Nook HD+, alongside its eBook reader range.Plus,... >>