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Humax FVP-5000T preview: Freeview Play revisited

Humax FVP-5000T preview: Freeview Play revisited

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The Humax FVP-4000T was the first Freeview Play set-top box to hit the shelves when the new service launched in 2015. The FVP-5000T follows on from this box looking to upgrade the experience and giving customers a method for adding Freeview Play's services... >>

Humax FVP-4000T review: Freeview Play's first set-top box
4.0 stars

Humax FVP-4000T review: Freeview Play's first set-top box

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Freeview Play has its first set-top box, the slickly named Humax FVP-4000T. The new service - that went live in October 2015 in the UK - is designed to combine regular broadcast Freeview services with connected catch-up services.If that's sounds familiar,... >>

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... >>

Humax HB-1000S Freesat HD box review
4.5 stars

Humax HB-1000S Freesat HD box review

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There was a time when we didn't really understand Freesat. And in a world where increasing numbers of set-top boxes and catch-up devices are available for as little as a tenner, we weren't sure the satellite-dish-provided free TV service could ever suit... >>

Humax HDR-1000S freesat with freetime
4.0 stars

Humax HDR-1000S freesat with freetime

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Since freesat launched, it's been assaulting our eyes with its capital letter - or lack thereof - lunacy. Now, with freetime, or, as the firm calls it we've got some angled brackets thrown in for good measure. What is this, algebra?But horrors of English... >>

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 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... >>

Freesat Free time box by Humax pictures and hands-on

Freesat Free time box by Humax pictures and hands-on

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Freesat's new Free time internet connected setup has just been announced and we have been lucky enough to have a play. Initially the service will be available only on a Humax box, the one we have looked at here. But it will eventually also run on kit... >>

Humax DTR-T1000 YouView PVR
2.5 stars

Humax DTR-T1000 YouView PVR

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YouView is one of the most complicated products ever to launch. It's not so much technically difficult to do what has been done here, but it involves a lot of what, in management terms, are known as "stakeholders". Namely, the people who have a vested... >>

YouView pictures and hands-on

YouView pictures and hands-on

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Pocket-lint first wrote about Project Canvas, YouView's orginal working title, in 2009, and Project Kangaroo, a former failed attempt by the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV to offer a unified on-demand service, in 2007, so to say that YouView has suffered a few... >>

Humax Tivizen TV
3.5 stars

Humax Tivizen TV

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There are various ways to watch TV on your iOS device, or Android phone or tablet but there aren't any that match the simplicity or convenience of Freeview on a normal TV.The Humax Tivizen aims to help with that, offering a DVB-T (read Freeview) receiver... >>

Humax HD-Fox T2 TV Portal 1.02.03 Firmware Beta hands-on

Humax HD-Fox T2 TV Portal 1.02.03 Firmware Beta hands-on

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Pocket-lint has managed to get its hands on a pre-release (beta) version of the forthcoming firmware update for the Humax HD-Fox T2 (which will also arrive for the HDR-Fox T2) and has had a play with the company's brand spanking new TV Portal feature.... >>

Humax HD-Fox T2 receiver
4.0 stars

Humax HD-Fox T2 receiver

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Humax are the first company to bring Freeview HD to market with their HD-Fox T2 set-top box. The company has enjoyed success with its PVR solutions and is known for its Freesat decoders too, so it's no surprise to find them leading the pack in the Freeview... >>

Humax Freesat+ FOXSAT-HDR recorder
4.5 stars

Humax Freesat+ FOXSAT-HDR recorder

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The launch of Humax’s Foxsat-HDR was probably one of the most anticipated events of the year, with more HD screens appearing in living rooms across the country, people are desperate to get access to broadcast HD content. If you don’t want to subscribe... >>

Humax FOXSAT-HD Freesat receiver
4.5 stars

Humax FOXSAT-HD Freesat receiver

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Sky’s subscription stranglehold on high-def broadcasting means that many people simply can’t afford to experience HD TV for themselves. But thanks to Freesat – a joint venture between the BBC and ITV which offers over 80 TV and radio channels via... >>

Humax PVR-9300T Freeview PVR
4.0 stars

Humax PVR-9300T Freeview PVR

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Humax have always pleased their followers by offering good solid solutions at an affordable price. The PVR-9300T ticks most of the boxes on the spec sheet at a price that should appeal to most shoppers. But can the box from Humax live up to its billing?... >>

Humax PVR-9150T Freeview PVR
4.0 stars

Humax PVR-9150T Freeview PVR

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Humax have established themselves in the PVR market by consistently pleasing their customers and making great steps forward in functionality with their recorders. Whilst Sky+ is accepted as the Daddy in the digital recording arena, can Humax offer a subscription... >>

Humax LGB-19DZT LCD television
4.0 stars

Humax LGB-19DZT LCD television

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The problem with small TVs is the sound, they just sound, well, small. Humax think they have the answer with the LGB-19DZT, a 19-inch LCD with SRS TRuSurround XT speakers attached to the bottom. We get watching – and listening – to give you the low... >>

Humax PVR-9200T v2 Freeview player
4.5 stars

Humax PVR-9200T v2 Freeview player

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When we reviewed the original Humax PVR-9200T back in October 2006, we loved the functionality that it offered, giving an experience that was almost the same as having Sky+, but without the series link functionality. Now, with either a newly purchased... >>

Humax LP32-TDR1 LCD television
4.0 stars

Humax LP32-TDR1 LCD television

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Humax has produced some of the more successful PVRs over the last year so it's no real surprise to see the name behind the feature-rich LP32-TDR1. This 32" LCD is most notable for the inclusion of a built in PVR sporting a generous 160GB hard drive and... >>

Humax PVR9200T Personal Video Recoder
4.0 stars

Humax PVR9200T Personal Video Recoder

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Those of us serious about getting the most from a home A/V setup will have undoubtedly invested in a Sky subscription by now. Those who can’t afford the monthly outlay, don’t want to pay it or have blown their cash on a 50” LCD can adopt the lite... >>

Humax PVR-8000T PVR
4.0 stars

Humax PVR-8000T PVR

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Humax hope you think the VCR is dead enough to throw your current VHS deck in the dustbin and buy its PVR (personal video recorder) unit as a replacement, forgetting the past in one swift move. On the outside the PVR-8000T is a sleek, shiny box that will... >>