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Philips 984 OLED+ HDR TV initial review: Taking TV audio to another level
Philips 984 OLED+ HDR TV initial review: Taking TV audio to another level By Dan Grabham

We might be seeing OLED TVs finally hitting the big time in 2020 as prices fall, but many sets are still out of reach for everyday consumers. The OLED+... Read more

JVC Fire TV Edition 4K TV initial review: Amazon finds another way to get into your home
JVC Fire TV Edition 4K TV initial review: Amazon finds another way to get into your home By Dan Grabham

Although we couldn't see the full potential of this TV, it's clear it's going to be a big seller in the UK.... Read more

A deep dive on the Apple iPhone 11 event, plus Red Dwarf's Robert Llewellyn  - Pocket-lint podcast 19
A deep dive on the Apple iPhone 11 event, plus Red Dwarf's Robert Llewellyn - Pocket-lint podcast 19 By Rik Henderson

We talk about Apple's new iPhones and other devices. Plus, we chat with Red Dwarf star Robert Llewellyn on how to reduce your energy footprint. Read more

Fire TV Cube (second generation) initial review: Taking Fire TV a step further
Fire TV Cube (second generation) initial review: Taking Fire TV a step further By Dan Grabham

The new Fire TV Cube isn't a huge leap over the old version, but it's great that it'll be moving beyond US shores.... Read more

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K review: Superbly-priced 4K HDR streamer
4.5 stars Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K review: Superbly-priced 4K HDR streamer By Dan Grabham

The value of the Fire Stick 4K can’t be questioned compared to its rivals. Even for non Amazon Prime subscribers it's a great 4K HDR hub too.... Read more

Samsung Q85R 4K TV review: Powerful picture performance
4.5 stars Samsung Q85R 4K TV review: Powerful picture performance By John Archer

One-down from Samsung's top-end 2019 Q90R model, does the Q85R's fewer dimming zones and more affordable price point make a better 4K HDR proposition?... Read more

Panasonic GX800 4K TV review: LCD lushness
4.5 stars Panasonic GX800 4K TV review: LCD lushness By John Archer

A premium mid-tier LCD TV, this Panasonic offers heaps of HDR options, great picture quality and massive sound. All for a bargain price point.... Read more

Sony ZG9 8K TV review: 8K superstar
4.5 stars Sony ZG9 8K TV review: 8K superstar By John Archer

Sony's first 8K telly is brighter than Samsung's but lacks the colour nuance of Quantum Dot, but it's still amazing. If you've got a spare £14 anyway.... Read more

Samsung Q70R 4K HDR TV review: QLED without the premium
4.5 stars Samsung Q70R 4K HDR TV review: QLED without the premium By Steve Withers

The sub-flagship QLED set from Samsung delivers brightness and colour aplenty, with a great price point as the backlight isn't the best in this range.... Read more

LG OLED C9 TV review: Intelligent evolution
4.5 stars LG OLED C9 TV review: Intelligent evolution By Steve Withers

The 2019 LG OLED TV with the best balance of price point to features.... Read more

Apple TV 4K review: A long-awaited boost to the premium streamer
5.0 stars Apple TV 4K review: A long-awaited boost to the premium streamer By Stuart Miles

A lot can happen in a couple of years. Whole industries can shift, evolve, or even die.Since the last Apple TV launch - which was all about games - we've... Read more

Samsung Q90R 4K TV review: The complete QLED package
5.0 stars Samsung Q90R 4K TV review: The complete QLED package By Steve Withers

The HDR superstar, this top-end Samsung 4K TV for 2019 has ultra brightness, extra wide viewing angles, and more voice control than before.... Read more

Now TV Smart Box 4K review: Ultra HD and Sky channels in a neat, friendly package
3.5 stars Now TV Smart Box 4K review: Ultra HD and Sky channels in a neat, friendly package By Rik Henderson

The Now TV Smart Box with 4K & Voice Search is the flagship device from the Sky owned company and, as the title suggests, brings Ultra HD to the party... 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... Read more

Philips 7304 initial review: Is it really The One?
Philips 7304 initial review: Is it really The One? By Chris Hall

When Philips announced its new TV models for 2019, it highlighted one of its mid-range TVs and lifted it above its flagship LED and OLED models... Read more

Philips OLED 804/854 initial review: Adding skills to OLED thrills
Philips OLED 804/854 initial review: Adding skills to OLED thrills By Chris Hall

Philips made quite the impression with the OLED 803 (and sound-boosted 903) in 2018, but if you were thinking about buying one of those excellent televisions,... Read more

Philips 8804 initial review: Superb sound comes to LCD
Philips 8804 initial review: Superb sound comes to LCD By Chris Hall

Philips and Bowers & Wilkins teamed up in 2018 to address one of TV's biggest problems: sound quality. The result was the excellent Philips OLED+ 903,... Read more

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: The best media player under £40?
4.5 stars Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: The best media player under £40? By Rik Henderson

An HDMI dongle that brings all the Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and BBC iPlayer wonder to your telly. Plus there's a new Alexa voice-control remote.... Read more

LG Signature OLED TV R: The TV that rolls up into a box
LG Signature OLED TV R: The TV that rolls up into a box By Dan Grabham

LG previewed a rollable TV prototype this time last year and now it's revealed a production version that will go on sale during 2019. Called the LG Signature... Read more

LG Signature Z9 8K OLED initial review: Is this the best-looking 8K set yet?
LG Signature Z9 8K OLED initial review: Is this the best-looking 8K set yet? By Dan Grabham

As well as the roll up (roll up) LG Signature OLED TV R, LG has also debuted the Z9 8K OLED TV here at CES 2019. It’ll launch later this year. There... Read more

Sony AG9 OLED initial review: Picture perfection?
Sony AG9 OLED initial review: Picture perfection? By Mike Lowe

The Master Series is Sony's top-end 4K OLED TV (available in 77, 65 and 55-inch sizes), enhancing performance over 2018's AF8 with a new processor.... Read more

Panasonic GZ2000 OLED TV initial review: Sensational soundstage
Panasonic GZ2000 OLED TV initial review: Sensational soundstage By Mike Lowe

The first TV to feature HDR10+ and Dolby Vision HDR formats, this top-end 2019 Panasonic OLED TV also has upfiring Atmos speakers - another first.... Read more

Sony ZF9 4K TV review: Legendary wide viewing angle is let down by black levels
3.5 stars Sony ZF9 4K TV review: Legendary wide viewing angle is let down by black levels By John Archer

The first LCD TV to offer groundbreaking wide viewing angles. Its picture quality suffers black level issues, though, so it's not an all-out success.... Read more

Panasonic DP-UB9000 review: King of the Blu-ray players
4.5 stars Panasonic DP-UB9000 review: King of the Blu-ray players By Steve Withers

With Oppo ditching Blu-ray players, the Panasonic UB9000 is the perfect high-end model. It's expensive but its picture and audio quality are flawless.... Read more

Samsung Q900 8K review: The best HDR TV we've ever seen
5.0 stars Samsung Q900 8K review: The best HDR TV we've ever seen By Steve Withers

Yep, it's an 8K TV. Although there's no 8K content yet, this Samsung's upscaling and ultra-bright HDR image quality is amazing. If you can afford one.... Read more

Philips OLED+ 903 TV review: Bowers & Wilkins adds star quality
5.0 stars Philips OLED+ 903 TV review: Bowers & Wilkins adds star quality By John Archer

Even by Philips standards the 65-inch 65OLED+903 is truly something special.... 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... Read more

Hisense 75U9A 4K TV review: The brightest big screen ever
4.0 stars Hisense 75U9A 4K TV review: The brightest big screen ever By John Archer

This 75-inch panel from Hisense is the world's brightest, but does that make it the best? With a middling price point there's a strong argument to buy... Read more

Philips 803 OLED TV (55OLED803) review: Ambilight and multiple delights
5.0 stars Philips 803 OLED TV (55OLED803) review: Ambilight and multiple delights By Steve May

The latest OLED panel from Philips brings its performance right up to date, plus there's Ambilight and superb processing from this 55- or 65-inch set.... Read more

Samsung NU8000 TV review: A solid mid-ranger for under £1000
4.0 stars Samsung NU8000 TV review: A solid mid-ranger for under £1000 By Steve Withers

The NU8000 is an LED-backlit LCD 4K TV capable of HDR (high dynamic range) and costs under £1000 in its 55-inch variant. Is it the best TV to buy?... Read more

Sony AF8 TV review: Perfect processing lacks the brightness of its OLED competitors
4.0 stars Sony AF8 TV review: Perfect processing lacks the brightness of its OLED competitors By John Archer

This 2018 OLED TV delivers superb picture processing. However, its HDR brightness is a little behind the competition, leaving LG and Panasonic ahead.... Read more

Panasonic FZ802 OLED TV review: A new standard for accuracy
5.0 stars Panasonic FZ802 OLED TV review: A new standard for accuracy By Steve Withers

Looking for a Hollywood grade OLED TV? The Panasonic FZ800 (it's FZ802 in the UK) is the best you can get for the price, despite the LG C8's pressure.... Read more

Sony KD-55XF8505 review: HDR woes hold back this 4K TV
3.0 stars Sony KD-55XF8505 review: HDR woes hold back this 4K TV By John Archer

Is Sony's step-down edge-lit 4K HDR TV for 2018 worth the cut in price, or does its HDR performance lack? HDR, 4K, TV, television... Read more

LG OLED C8 review: Simply stunning
5.0 stars LG OLED C8 review: Simply stunning By Steve Withers

LG’s latest OLED is a case of evolution rather than revolution but, by fine-tuning the performance, the company delivers its best picture quality... Read more

Sony XF9005 TV review: Full backlight makes for bloomin' great brightness
4.5 stars Sony XF9005 TV review: Full backlight makes for bloomin' great brightness By John Archer

The Sony XF9005 improves upon last year's model in many areas: brightness, colour, HD upscaling and motion clarity all get a boost. Problem is, so... Read more

Samsung Q9FN TV review: The big, bright, back-lit QLED boss
5.0 stars Samsung Q9FN TV review: The big, bright, back-lit QLED boss By John Archer

The switch to a direct-lit screen with outstanding local dimming technology finally sets Samsung's Quantum Dots free, letting their full colour... Read more

Sky Q review: 4K, multi-room support, apps and more
5.0 stars Sky Q review: 4K, multi-room support, apps and more By Stuart Miles

When it was originally launched, Sky Q was pitched as the company's flagship TV offering, delivering a number of new features above and beyond what was... Read more

Hisense N6800 4K TV review: Unrivalled bang for your buck?
4.0 stars Hisense N6800 4K TV review: Unrivalled bang for your buck? By John Archer

It's not hard to spot the main attraction of the Hisense H65N6800: it's a 65-inch, 4K-resolution, HDR-capable TV (that's high dynamic range, if you're... 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... 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... 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,... Read more

Roku Express review: An affordable and easy way to get video on-demand
4.0 stars Roku Express review: An affordable and easy way to get video on-demand By Max Langridge

Roku is a name synonymous with streaming sticks and boxes, delivering devices to make catch-up and video on-demand easy for virtually everyone in any home,... Read more

LG OLED E7 review: Superb 4K OLED TV picture quality
4.5 stars LG OLED E7 review: Superb 4K OLED TV picture quality By John Archer

It's starting to look as if 2017 will be the year that OLED TV technology really hits the big time.OLED panels have started to be used by a growing number... Read more

LG OLED B7 review: An OLED superstar
5.0 stars LG OLED B7 review: An OLED superstar By Chris Hall

LG's OLED groove continues, building on a great selection of TVs in 2016, with updated models in 2017. The naming convention follows suit year-on-year,... Read more

Amazon Fire TV (2017) review: Alexa serves at the 4K HDR party
4.0 stars Amazon Fire TV (2017) review: Alexa serves at the 4K HDR party By Chris Hall

Amazon gives you two choices when it comes to buying Fire TV products: there's the Fire TV Stick or the increasingly minimalist Fire TV.The 2017 iteration... Read more

Q Acoustics M2 review: Super bass from this super base
5.0 stars Q Acoustics M2 review: Super bass from this super base By Max Langridge

With movie and TV streaming services on the rise, more of us are turning to the living room or bedroom to binge on the latest content. While TV picture... Read more

Sky Soundbox preview: Mixed results for Sky's first home cinema speaker
Sky Soundbox preview: Mixed results for Sky's first home cinema speaker By Stuart Miles

We all know that a better sound system has the potential to enhance a movie, TV show or sporting event we're watching yet, according to Sky, most of... Read more

Philips 9002 review: Stunning OLED and Ambilight with P5 processing delights
4.5 stars Philips 9002 review: Stunning OLED and Ambilight with P5 processing delights By John Archer

After scoring a critical hit with its debut OLED TV, the 901F, it's hardly a surprise to find Philips wasting little time returning to the OLED fray with... Read more

Samsung Q9F QLED TV (QE65Q9FAM) review: A shining example of 4K LCD's bright future
4.5 stars Samsung Q9F QLED TV (QE65Q9FAM) review: A shining example of 4K LCD's bright future By John Archer

Despite Samsung previously declaring that one of LCD technology's big advantages over OLED was its relative affordability, the brand's latest flagship... Read more

Humax FVP-5000T preview: Freeview Play revisited
Humax FVP-5000T preview: Freeview Play revisited By Chris Hall

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... Read more

Samsung MU9000 4K TV review: Is curved still compelling?
4.0 stars Samsung MU9000 4K TV review: Is curved still compelling? By John Archer

With Samsung's flagship QLED TVs this year costing an arm and a leg, many would-be Samsung TV buyers are being forced to turn their sights instead to the... Read more

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