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Wow! You can get this mammoth 75-inch 4K HDR TV for under £1,500

Wow! You can get this mammoth 75-inch 4K HDR TV for under £1,500

By Rik Henderson

Hitachi is a brand clawing its way back into the TV business, taking on the likes of Hisense in the low to mid-price points, yet offering the latest television technologies.And if its latest set is anything to go by, it'll certainly carve a very nice... Read more

Panasonic EX750 TV review: Dimming tech that most LCD sets can only dream of bettering
4.0 stars

Panasonic EX750 TV review: Dimming tech that most LCD sets can only dream of bettering

By John Archer

While Panasonic seems mostly focused on OLED technology these days, it still maintains a pretty extensive LCD range. After all, however much everyone might want to buy an OLED TV, they're still beyond the financial reach of many.The EX750 perfectly illustrates... Read more

Panasonic 4K HDR TVs for 2018: EZ1002, FZ952, FZ802, FX750, FX740, FX700 and FX600 compared

Panasonic 4K HDR TVs for 2018: EZ1002, FZ952, FZ802, FX750, FX740, FX700 and FX600 compared

By Chris Hall

Panasonic has a full line-up of new televisions for 2018, investing both in expanding its OLED offering, as well as delivering a range of LED TVs too.That sees the number of OLED sets expand, while there are four major divisions in the 4K HDR LED sets.... Read more

Best movies to look forward to in 2018: Here are all the top film trailers

Best movies to look forward to in 2018: Here are all the top film trailers

By Rik Henderson

We're only a short way into the new year but it's already shaping up to be an excellent 12 months for movie fans.Not only will 2018 herald the return for some much-loved comic book characters, including the biggest ensemble A-list cast every gathered... Read more

Samsung Bixby TV to be launched in March, followed by other Bixby AI appliances

Samsung Bixby TV to be launched in March, followed by other Bixby AI appliances

By Rik Henderson

Samsung will launch its first Bixby-powered television in March, during a press event in New York.Alluded to during CES in January, Samsung plans to integrate its artificially intelligent assistant in numerous products over the coming year, including... Read more

Panasonic's 2018 4K HDR LED TVs support HDR10+ and offer Google and Alexa voice controls

Panasonic's 2018 4K HDR LED TVs support HDR10+ and offer Google and Alexa voice controls

By Chris Hall

Panasonic has detailed its 2018 4K HDR LED TVs, joining the flagship OLED models it announced earlier in the year.There are four new series that will carry an LED panel: FX750, FX740, FX700 and FX600. The FX600 is the entry-level point for 4K HDR from... Read more

Panasonic UB9000 UHD Blu-ray player aims high with THX certification, reference grade audio ... and Alexa

Panasonic UB9000 UHD Blu-ray player aims high with THX certification, reference grade audio ... and Alexa

By Chris Hall

Panasonic has announced a new reference grade Ultra HD Blu-ray player, the DP-UB9000 which has a substantial aluminium chassis and a range of other technologies to ensure supreme audio and visual performance. The new player is not only substantially... Read more

20 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available to buy now

20 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available to buy now

By Rik Henderson

The 4K movie revolution is well under way.With 4K Ultra-HD Blu-rays rapidly increasing in number, it is becoming easier to watch your favourite movies in the best format possible.Supreme quality video transfers and high dynamic range (HDR) visual tech... Read more

How to watch the Winter Olympics

How to watch the Winter Olympics

By Pocket-lint Promotion

The XXIII Olympic Winter games are upon us. It's the biggest winter sporting event in the world - and it's all going down this year in South Korea.More than 2,500 athletes from 90 nations will travel to the country to compete in ice and snow, and estimates... Read more

Sony 4K HDR TV choices for 2018: A1 OLED, AF8 OLED, XF90, XF85, XF80 compared

Sony 4K HDR TV choices for 2018: A1 OLED, AF8 OLED, XF90, XF85, XF80 compared

By Chris Hall

Sony has revealed its Bravia TV line-up for 2018, looking to offer a range that builds on 2017's OLED success and pushes forward with direct-lit LED models in the 4K HDR Premium line, as well as solid 4K HDR LED models.We're not covering all Sony's TVs... Read more

Win a Philips Quantum Dot 8602 TV worth £1250

Win a Philips Quantum Dot 8602 TV worth £1250

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Great news for TV fans - courtesy of ao.com and Philips TV, Pocket-lint is giving you a  chance for you to win a fantastic 55-inch, Philips Quantum Dot 8602 TV, worth £1250!The picture quality for most 4K TVs is good but on the Philips 55-inch 8602... Read more

Now TV vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

Now TV vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

By Britta O'Boyle

There are different ways to get access to Sky's content.The options are Now TV through the Streaming Stick, Now TV box or Now TV Smart Box or the Sky Q route, choosing either the standard option or the Silver offering. The question is, which is the... Read more

Disney's ESPN Plus streaming service: What's the story so far?

Disney's ESPN Plus streaming service: What's the story so far?

By Elyse Betters

Disney wants even more control over its content, including ESPN.The company is currently building its own direct-to-consumer streaming service (and ending its licensing deal with Netflix) that will be Disney-branded and carry not only hundreds of films... Read more

Grab yourself an Amazon Fire TV Stick for just £30 or 4K Fire TV for £60

Grab yourself an Amazon Fire TV Stick for just £30 or 4K Fire TV for £60

By Chris Hall

Amazon often discounts its own-branded products, not just during major sales periods, such as Prime Day or Black Friday. And some are certainly too good to miss out on: the discounted Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote or Amazon Fire TV with... Read more

Duo behind HBO's Game of Thrones will create new Star Wars film series

Duo behind HBO's Game of Thrones will create new Star Wars film series

By Elyse Betters

Disney-owned Lucasfilm is letting the team behind HBO's Game of Thrones write a new Star Wars trilogy.Lucasfilm has announced on Tuesday via the Star Wars website that David Benioff and DB Weiss, the showrunners from HBO’s adaptation of George RR... Read more

Which is the best media streamer for you? New Fire TV vs Apple TV 4K vs Chromecast vs Roku

Which is the best media streamer for you? New Fire TV vs Apple TV 4K vs Chromecast vs Roku

By Rik Henderson

A lot of TVs nowadays have some variation of streaming service built in, but there are still plenty of us that still have "dumb" TVs. And in that case, if you want to access streaming services, you'll need a streaming box.With such a vast range of streaming... Read more

How to watch Super Bowl LII (2018) in the US and UK

How to watch Super Bowl LII (2018) in the US and UK

By Elyse Betters

Are you excited to watch the big game?The biggest sporting event in the American calendar will see the New England Patriots go up against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Pats hope to claim their sixth Super Bowl title. But will they? You can find out by... Read more

Best Super Bowl LII (2018) commercials: Amazon, Pepsi, Dundee, and more

Best Super Bowl LII (2018) commercials: Amazon, Pepsi, Dundee, and more

By Elyse Betters

The biggest sporting event in the American calendar is around the corner, with the New England Patriots going up against the Philadelphia Eagles, in the hopes of claiming their sixth Super Bowl title.Super Bowl LII, also known as Super Bowl 52, is scheduled... Read more

The best 4K Ultra HD TVs 2018: our pick of the top 4K TVs to buy today

The best 4K Ultra HD TVs 2018: our pick of the top 4K TVs to buy today

By Chris Hall

4K Ultra HD is no longer something for the rich and privileged. The content is readily available, making your TV viewing better than ever before. So what's the best 4K TV to buy? There's a huge amount of choice and plenty of confusion: you'll see UHD,... Read more

The best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players 2018

The best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players 2018

By Chris Hall

There are many that proclaim optical media is dead and that streaming is the way ahead, but one look at the quality of the latest blockbuster movies on Ultra HD Blu-ray and you'll change your mind.With a standardised format, Ultra HD Blu-ray discs and... Read more

YouTube's live TV app finally comes to Apple TV and Roku devices

YouTube's live TV app finally comes to Apple TV and Roku devices

By Elyse Betters

You can now watch YouTube TV on the Apple TV. Google officially launched its entry into the streaming of live TV, with YouTube TV, last year. It starts at $35 a month and lets you access live and recorded content from major networks typically found on... Read more

Roku Streaming Stick+ review: First-class streaming
4.5 stars

Roku Streaming Stick+ review: First-class streaming

By Chris Hall

Streaming represents the biggest shift in how we consume content in recent years. Where it might have once been seen as a last resort - somewhere you'd go when you missed something - it's now often the initial method of choice. After all, why watch broadcast... Read more

Now TV Streaming Stick review: Low price streamer needs Full HD content
3.0 stars

Now TV Streaming Stick review: Low price streamer needs Full HD content

By Dan Grabham

Now TV is the pay-as-you-go streaming version of Sky, with various bundles to choose from. It's ideal if you want to watch Sky Sports, Sky Cinema or Sky's entertainment contract but don't want to sign up to a long term (and costly) deal; perhaps if you... Read more

8K TVs to be available this year, but no content until 2025

8K TVs to be available this year, but no content until 2025

By Rik Henderson

Anybody following the news coming out of the CES consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas at the start of this year might be reticent in buying a 4K television any time soon. That's because there was plenty of talk about the next generation of TVs... Read more

HDR10+ and Google Assistant to be on Philips' 2018 TVs

HDR10+ and Google Assistant to be on Philips' 2018 TVs

By Rik Henderson

Philips is embracing HDR10+ for its 2018 OLED TVs and a couple of premium sets at the top end of its LED range.The extended high dynamic range technology enhances TV and movie viewing further as it can adjust the picture properties depending on source... Read more

Philips teases next gen TV picture engine, you won't believe how good OLED can still get

Philips teases next gen TV picture engine, you won't believe how good OLED can still get

By Rik Henderson

Philips has announced that its latest picture processing chip, the P5 Picture Engine, will be used in 23 different sets across its 2018 TV range; including LED models as well as the higher end OLEDs.However, during its dedicated TV launch event in Amsterdam,... Read more

Sky TV without a dish? It’s getting closer…

Sky TV without a dish? It’s getting closer…

By Dan Grabham

Last year Sky announced that it would be making its full platform available without a dish and now we’re finally hearing more details about it. While there has been no UK launch date confirmed, Sky specified a 2018 launch date in its original announcement... Read more

Philips OLED 803, 873 and 973 expand 2018 OLED TV range greatly

Philips OLED 803, 873 and 973 expand 2018 OLED TV range greatly

By Rik Henderson

Philips has unveiled a couple of new OLED TV models during a launch event in Amsterdam. They join a flagship 65-inch set already announced during the IFA consumer electronics trade show last year, although it now has a name: The Philips OLED 973.The other... Read more

Apple TV 4K Dolby Vision working with Sony TVs following tvOS 11.3 update

Apple TV 4K Dolby Vision working with Sony TVs following tvOS 11.3 update

By Max Langridge

Apple developers that own the Apple TV 4K box and Dolby Vision-comaptible Sony TVs are reporting that they are now able to watch Dolby Vision content following the rollout of the latest tvOS 11.3 update.  Sony's Dolby Vision TV update doesn't work with... Read more

Now TV’s £15 Smart Stick is the cheapest way to get Sky channels at home

Now TV’s £15 Smart Stick is the cheapest way to get Sky channels at home

By Dan Grabham

Sky-backed Now TV has launched a new £15 Smart Stick to go up against Amazon’s Fire TV Stick and Google’s Chromecast.It’s based on the latest Roku Streaming Stick that debuted late last year and comes with voice search, the ability to pause live... Read more

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

By Chris Hall

Sky Q is now well established, offered as the de facto option for newcomers to Sky TV and throwing off its original shackles as a premium service. Existing Sky+ users can also upgrade to Sky Q at reduced rates, so it's really the provider's main option... Read more

Virgin Media V6 box now available as free upgrade to Virgin TV customers

Virgin Media V6 box now available as free upgrade to Virgin TV customers

By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media is now offering free upgrades to its Virgin TV V6 box to existing customers.All customers who take both TV and broadband packages can swap their older set-top-box, whether that's the TiVo box or V+ box, for the 4K-capable V6 box at no cost.... Read more

Colouring in Hollywood: How OLED is helping to change the way our movies look

Colouring in Hollywood: How OLED is helping to change the way our movies look

By Stuart Miles

"The new Marvel Avengers [movie] has 18 different versions for the all relevant cinema releases," explains Charles Bunnag, the lead colourist at Technicolor on the new Avengers: Infinity War film due out this summer.It's a number we find hard to believe... Read more

Sony's Dolby Vision TV update doesn't work with Sony TVs

Sony's Dolby Vision TV update doesn't work with Sony TVs

By Max Langridge

Sony promised way back in January 2017 that it would eventually roll out an update to its high-end 4K and OLED TVs that would enable them to be compatible with Dolby Vision content. What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained That update... Read more

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?

By Rik Henderson

To stay relevant in a world of television where catch-up and on demand video is king, Freeview is no longer just a digital TV platform, it also embraces connected tech and online content.It offers connected TV shows directly within its electronic programme... Read more

Sony Bravia A8F 4K HDR OLED TV initial review: A more accessible version of last year’s best TV

Sony Bravia A8F 4K HDR OLED TV initial review: A more accessible version of last year’s best TV

By Dan Grabham

Last year’s Sony A1 Series OLED TV was widely acknowledged as one of the best – if not the best – TVs launched in 2017. And that's quite impressive since the A1 was Sony's first proper consumer OLED TV. Now its epic hardware has found its way... Read more

Now you can watch Blue Planet II in 4K HDR even without a HLG TV

Now you can watch Blue Planet II in 4K HDR even without a HLG TV

By Rik Henderson

The BBC has released Blue Planet II on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, so those with 4K HDR TVs that aren't HLG enabled can get the very best pictures at home.A 4K HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) version of the seven episode series was released on BBC iPlayer in early December,... Read more

LG W8 OLED TV initial review: Signature set brings processor, voice-control and HDR enhancements

LG W8 OLED TV initial review: Signature set brings processor, voice-control and HDR enhancements

By Mike Lowe

The world's largest technology show, CES, has long been known as the place to unveil brand new tellies. Which is exactly what LG did at CES 2018 with its latest and greatest W8 Signature OLED.We got to see the new top-tier set behind closed doors at the... Read more

Panasonic FZ950 OLED TV initial review: A strong second coming

Panasonic FZ950 OLED TV initial review: A strong second coming

By Stuart Miles

The Panasonic FZ950, or FZ952 as it will be known in the UK, is the company's brand-new flagship OLED TV for 2018. It offers a more powerful processor, better picture quality, and enhanced sound over previous models, but is it the TV you'll want?The FZ950... Read more

Polk Audio Command Bar is the first soundbar with Alexa voice control

Polk Audio Command Bar is the first soundbar with Alexa voice control

By Max Langridge

American audio manufacturer Polk Audio has used CES 2018 to unveil the Command Bar, the very first soundbar with Amazon Alexa built-in. By combining a powerful soundbar with Alexa voice control, Polk believes the Command Bar to be the only home theatre... Read more

What is MicroLED? The TV technology to take on OLED explained

What is MicroLED? The TV technology to take on OLED explained

By Max Langridge

Just when we thought TV screen technologies had plateaued, CES 2018 introduced a new one: MicroLED. It's not a totally brand new technology, but it's now being championed by Samsung - Apple has shown an interest too - so is expected to take off in a big... Read more

Samsung's new QLED TVs may have black levels to rival OLED

Samsung's new QLED TVs may have black levels to rival OLED

By Max Langridge

We were a underwhelmed by Samsung's press conference at this year's CES. The manufacturer usually comes out all guns blazing, unveiling an entire new range of TVs for the year ahead. While we were shown "The Wall", a 146-inch MicroLED prototype TV, regular... Read more

Sony announces XF range of 4K HDR TVs, including XF90 flagship with Dolby Vision

Sony announces XF range of 4K HDR TVs, including XF90 flagship with Dolby Vision

By Max Langridge

All eyes may have been on the new A8F OLED TV at Sony's 2018 CES booth, but the Japanese tech company has yet again shown some love to the LCD screen too. Launching alongside the A8F is a new XF range of TVs, comprising three models: XF80, XF85 and the... Read more

Hisense World Cup 2018 plans include special edition TVs and 4K HDR matches via app

Hisense World Cup 2018 plans include special edition TVs and 4K HDR matches via app

By Rik Henderson

Hisense is the official TV sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and has plans for special edition TVs and an app that will broadcast matches in 4K HDR.Announced during CES 2018, there will be a Hisense U7 ULED TV, World Cup Special Edition, and Hisense... Read more

Sony UBP-X700 is the company's first 4K Blu-ray player with Dolby Vision support

Sony UBP-X700 is the company's first 4K Blu-ray player with Dolby Vision support

By Max Langridge

At CES 2017, Sony introduced the UBP-X800, its first ever 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player. It certainly grabbed the headlines, but a noticeable technology was left unsupported, Dolby Vision. Fast-forward a year to CES 2018 and Sony has remedied that with the... Read more

Sony’s new A8F OLED follows up on the awesome A1

Sony’s new A8F OLED follows up on the awesome A1

By Dan Grabham

The Sony A8F is a superb new OLED TV from Sony, given its debut at CES 2018.The new AF8 series has Sony’s 4K HDR-supporting X1 Extreme processor from the A1 as well as the same acoustic surface technology, where the sound comes directly from the screen... Read more

Sony CES 2018 press conference: How to watch it

Sony CES 2018 press conference: How to watch it

By Elyse Betters

Sony will hold a press conference at CES 2018 and help kick off the world's-largest consumer electronics trade show with a 45-minute keynote address, detailing products and technologies it is developing.But it has yet to give the media a sneak peek. Sony... Read more

Samsung's 2018 TVs will let you set them up using your smartphone

Samsung's 2018 TVs will let you set them up using your smartphone

By Chris Hall

Samsung has announced its new line-up of QLED TVs during its CES 2018 event, but the most exciting thing isn't this new range of sexy TVs, it's one clever thing that Samsung has done to make using these TVs easier.That's right, it has streamlined the... Read more