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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... >>

A week in reviews: 12 - 16 May

A week in reviews: 12 - 16 May

By 17 May 2014

This week smartphones are the big news. In addition to our full review of the affordable and often brilliant Huawei Ascend P7, we've seen the new budget Motorola Moto E and small-scale HTC One mini 2 announced too. We've also been driving in sunny Portugal... >>

BT YouView+ Humax DTR-T2100 review
4.5 out of 5

BT YouView+ Humax DTR-T2100 review

By 16 May 2014

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

By 28 March 2014

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

By 5 March 2014

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

By 25 February 2014

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

By 5 February 2014

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

By 22 January 2014

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

By 4 December 2013

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

By 3 December 2013

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... >>