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Best Comic-Con 2016 trailers: Justice League, Wonder Woman, and more
Best Comic-Con 2016 trailers: Justice League, Wonder Woman, and more By Elyse Betters

Although Comic-Con 2016 is done and dusted, you can relive some of the convention's best highlights via trailers and teaser clips.San Diego Comic-Con is an annual comic convention held in, well, San Diego. This year's SDCC kicked off with Preview Night... Read more

Now TV Smart Box review: Is live TV and Sky in one device worth the price?
4.0 stars Now TV Smart Box review: Is live TV and Sky in one device worth the price? By Rik Henderson

When Sky first revealed that it was to introduce another new Now TV box, it was widely presumed that it would feature 4K streaming. But even though Ultra HD content is coming to the company's flagship TV offering, Sky Q, the Now TV Smart Box maxes out... Read more

BenQ TK800 True 4K HDR for Immersive Live Sports
BenQ TK800 True 4K HDR for Immersive Live Sports By Pocket-lint Promotion

So you want a bigger TV to really get into the World Cup and other live sports, but you really don’t want a big screen cluttering up the place? And anyway, how about a really big screen, 100 inches, say?There’s one way to make this happen, affordably... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Robot Wars, Kinky Britain and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Robot Wars, Kinky Britain and more By Rik Henderson

Over the last few months we’ve suggested some cracking shows that you can catch-up with for free using Freeview Play and this week is now different.Freeview Play devices give you the ability to scroll backwards through the electronic programme guide... Read more

Panasonic Viera DX902 4K TV review: Honeycomb-sweet picture quality
4.5 stars Panasonic Viera DX902 4K TV review: Honeycomb-sweet picture quality By Chris Hall

The big sell with the Panasonic DX902 (or DX900 in other regions) is that this 4K TV is about as close as you'll get to a professional reference monitor in the home.That's a fairly lofty comparison, as reference monitors are incredibly expensive, designed... Read more

How to get 4K Ultra HD movies, sport and TV on your Sky Q box
How to get 4K Ultra HD movies, sport and TV on your Sky Q box By Rik Henderson

Sky Q subscribers will finally be able to access 4K Ultra HD TV shows, movies and sport from 13 August, but ahead of the launch you can ensure your Sky Q Silver box is ready to play the content.Sky has started pushing a software update to your Sky Q... Read more

Sky Q major software update rolling out: Here's what your Sky Q box can do now
Sky Q major software update rolling out: Here's what your Sky Q box can do now By Rik Henderson

Sky started to install its new Sky Q service and kit in customers homes at the end of March and, by all accounts, it has gone down very well indeed.However, all things can be improved over time, especially technology and entertainment equipment and Sky... Read more

Sony announces Z Series 4K TVs, brings Bravia 4K HDR TVs to Europe
Sony announces Z Series 4K TVs, brings Bravia 4K HDR TVs to Europe By Elyse Betters

Sony has introduced a new flagship line of 4K LCD TVs, called the Z Series, and it's bringing five Bravia 4K HDR TVs to major UK and Irish retailers.Starting with the Z Series, which now sits above the X Series in terms of display quality, it includes... Read more

Sky Q features coming to Sky+, here's what to expect in Homepage refresh
Sky Q features coming to Sky+, here's what to expect in Homepage refresh By Rik Henderson

Sky isn't just concentrating on Sky Q these days, after all the vast majority of its customers have Sky+HD boxes. Sky Q might be getting 4K soon, but Sky+ customers will also benefit from a user interface refresh that'll add several features to tie their... Read more

What is BBC+ and why should you download it for iPhone or Android?
What is BBC+ and why should you download it for iPhone or Android? By Rik Henderson

The BBC generates an enormous amount of content each day: TV shows, news, radio programming and the thousands of pages of new material added to bbc.co.uk on a constant basis. However, with so much on offer, how on Earth do you find stuff that's interesting... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Pokemon, The Rack Pack and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Pokemon, The Rack Pack and more By Rik Henderson

There's something for everyone in our round-up of TV shows from the last week to catch-up on. Comedy dramas, a top sporting event a sitcom and hard hitting documentary are included. And yes, there's Pokemon too, for all you Pokemon Go players who are... Read more

Hisense M7000 ULED TV gives you 55-inches, 4K UHD and HDR for just £799
Hisense M7000 ULED TV gives you 55-inches, 4K UHD and HDR for just £799 By Rik Henderson

Hisense continues down its path of offering the highest TV spec on a budget. The Hisense M7000 55-incher has 4K HDR tech for just £799.There's also a 65-inch model for just £1,199.The range uses what Hisense calls ULED technology. That's the name it... Read more

Watch The Open for free with Now TV
Watch The Open for free with Now TV By Rik Henderson

You can watch the first day of The Open golf championship for free today, 14 July, thanks to Now TV.The major golf event is being shown exclusively by Sky Sports and if you don't have Sky you might miss out. However, Now TV is giving everyone a free Sky... Read more

What can I watch in 4K Ultra HD on Sky Q?
What can I watch in 4K Ultra HD on Sky Q? By Rik Henderson

Sky Q goes live on 13 August, to coincide with the start of the new Premier League football season. However, rather than launch as a couple of new channels, as previously expected, there will be content available from day one in different forms.There... Read more

Sky Q 4K Ultra HD confirmed for 13 August and it's free
Sky Q 4K Ultra HD confirmed for 13 August and it's free By Rik Henderson

Sky is finally ready to unleash its 4K Ultra HD services, as teased during the launch of Sky Q in November last year.The Sky Q service and boxes were made available to consumers in March, but Ultra HD content was always set to follow in the "summer".... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Life Stripped Bare, T in the Park and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Life Stripped Bare, T in the Park and more By Rik Henderson

Considering what was on last week, including a Super Sunday of tennis, footy and F1, with the British Grand Prix, Wimbledon and Euro 2016 finals, we decided to completely ignore it all and give you some prime alternatives in our weekly catch-up TV round-up.All... Read more

YouTube Unplugged online TV service might launch soon with ESPN
YouTube Unplugged online TV service might launch soon with ESPN By Elyse Betters

YouTube has been working on an online TV service, and a new report makes it seem like it might finally be coming together.According to The Information, YouTube is close to inking deals with ESPN, ABC, and CBS. If that's true, those channels will be offered... Read more

Sky Broadband Shield porn filter switched on by default, here's what it does and how to turn it off
Sky Broadband Shield porn filter switched on by default, here's what it does and how to turn it off By Rik Henderson

After successful trials of a "default on" approach with its Sky Broadband Shield service for some customers last year, the company has made the bold step of switching on porn and adult content filters for every customer by default.New customers who register... Read more

Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know
Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

Sky has now set into motion a new stage for Now TV, its internet streaming service that has grown massively over the last couple of years.Not only has it introduced a new package and way to get Now TV, with the Now TV Combo that includes broadband and... Read more

What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it?
What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it? By Luke Edwards

Not only has Sky released a new Now TV Smart Box, but also offers a new contract-free home connectivity package.The Now TV Combo from Sky encompasses a streaming service pass, unlimited broadband and a phone line.Releasing such an all inclusive package... Read more

Now TV Smart Box and Now TV Combo bundle available, erm, now
Now TV Smart Box and Now TV Combo bundle available, erm, now By Rik Henderson

Sky announced its next Now TV box at an event in London just over a week ago and has revealed that you can nab one from today, Thursday 7 July.It is also the Now TV Combo from today too, which lumps a streaming service pass, unlimited broadband, and... Read more

8 reasons Sony Bravia TVs are setting the pace in 2016
8 reasons Sony Bravia TVs are setting the pace in 2016 By Pocket-lint Promotion

There’s a lot to take in if you’re thinking of buying a new TV these days. New technologies are revolutionising picture quality, smart features are becoming ever more sophisticated, and there have never been so many content sources to choose from.... Read more

You can now buy Samsung’s fancy Serif TV in the US from MoMA
You can now buy Samsung’s fancy Serif TV in the US from MoMA By Elyse Betters

Art enthusiasts can now get a Samsung TV from a Manhattan museum to complement the highbrow decor of their living rooms.Last year (about nine months ago, to be exact), Samsung announced a new TV. But it's not one of those flexible, curvy, or super-thin... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Wimbledon, Formula E and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Wimbledon, Formula E and more By Rik Henderson

It has been a real summer of sport and that is reflected in our weekly round-up of TV shows from the last seven days you should catch-up on.If you scroll backwards through a Freeview Play electronic programme guide, you can click on any of the following... Read more

The Minecraft movie has a release date, coming in 3D and to IMAX
The Minecraft movie has a release date, coming in 3D and to IMAX By Elyse Betters

Minecraft diehards can rejoice! Their movie is just three years away.Mojang has announced an official release date for the game series' first feature film. The developer studio, which Microsoft acquired in 2014 for $2.5 billion, said its Warner Bros-produced... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Glastonbury 2016, Celebrity Masterchef and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Glastonbury 2016, Celebrity Masterchef and more By Rik Henderson

We know the feeling. You're bored with live TV and want something to watch immediately that isn't a soap or the news.These days though, you are spoiled for choice, especially if you have Freeview Play on your TV or set-top-box.Televisions, set-top-boxes... Read more

Netflix finally considering downloads for offline viewing
Netflix finally considering downloads for offline viewing By Rik Henderson

A couple of years ago, Netflix told Pocket-lint that offline viewing was very unlikely to ever happen. Licensing of shows and movies was one reason given.Since then, its major rival Amazon Instant Video added offline viewing for some of its content, for... Read more

Seven cool features of the Sony XD93 TV
Seven cool features of the Sony XD93 TV By Pocket-lint Promotion

Television technology is going through an unprecedented period of change right now. The combination of new Ultra HD screens, high dynamic range technology (HDR) and ever-changing, ever-expanding smart TV features has made it harder than ever for consumers... Read more

What is Sony PlayStation Vue and where is it available?
What is Sony PlayStation Vue and where is it available? By Elyse Betters

Sony PlayStation Vue is no longer limited to the PlayStation platform.That means almost anyone can pick a plan and - without a cable contract - get access to a rich channel offering that comes close to matching what cable and satellite providers currently... Read more

What is 4K HDR and how will it change your TV?
What is 4K HDR and how will it change your TV? By Pocket-lint Promotion

The talk of the town is 4K HDR, arriving with force in 2016, and changing just about everything about home entertainment. It appears in a number of guises and forms, but more importantly, perhaps, than the resolution race of recent years, the HDR side... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Eurotrash, The Living and The Dead and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Eurotrash, The Living and The Dead and more By Rik Henderson

If you have access to a device that features Freeview Play, be it a supported TV or set-top-box, you can simply catch up with shows you've missed by scrolling backwards through the electronic programme guide.That takes away the fuss of having to come... Read more

Westworld trailer looks amazing, HBO’s robot cowboy sci-fi to meet high hopes
Westworld trailer looks amazing, HBO’s robot cowboy sci-fi to meet high hopes By Luke Edwards

The HBO adaptation of the Westworld film has finally been teased in a trailer that makes it look even better than the original. Robot cowboy slaves finding self-awareness, what's not to love?The ten part series, to air on Sky Atlantic in the UK, is described... Read more

The gadgets and costumes of Suicide Squad in pictures: Harley Quinn, The Joker and more
The gadgets and costumes of Suicide Squad in pictures: Harley Quinn, The Joker and more By Rik Henderson

After a busy E3 in Los Angeles, we were invited to end the week with a trip to Warner Bros Studios in Burbank to undertake a tour of the lot and get up and close to a whole host of props and costumes.We saw plenty of items from past and present, including... Read more

Get out the party streamers, Netflix picture-in-picture has arrived on iPad
Get out the party streamers, Netflix picture-in-picture has arrived on iPad By Luke Edwards

Many owners of the iPad rejoiced when the iOS 9 update rolled in baring the gift of picture-in-picture. But that joy was mixed with lament as it didn’t extend to Netflix. Let happiness reign, it's just arrived.Netflix has rolled out a new update that... Read more

Sky Movies becomes Sky Cinema, kicks off with Spectre
Sky Movies becomes Sky Cinema, kicks off with Spectre By Stuart Miles

Sky has rebranded its Sky Movies service to be called Sky Cinema. The new name, which will come into effect on the 8 July, will kick off with the UK premiere of James Bond's latest outing: Spectre. "We have a brand new name! Introducing Sky Cinema, bringing... Read more

What's new in Apple TV? Smarter Siri, better gaming, single sign-in and more
What's new in Apple TV? Smarter Siri, better gaming, single sign-in and more By Luke Edwards

Apple has announced the latest update to its Apple tvOS that will see huge live TV access, smarter Siri and more.Now over 100 live channels will be coming to the platform as of next month. Apple will make jumping between subscription services easier than... Read more

Sony XD9405 4K TV review: The 75-inch UHD wonder
4.5 stars Sony XD9405 4K TV review: The 75-inch UHD wonder By John Archer

Love movies? Got a big living room? Feeling flush this month? Then Sony thinks it has just the ticket for you in the shape of its new flagship TV, the KD-75XD9405.For the princely sum of £4,999 the XD9405 gives you a huge 75-inch screen stuffed with... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Top Gear, Euro 2016 and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Top Gear, Euro 2016 and more By Rik Henderson

You might not know this, but if you have a Freeview Play TV or set-top-box you can catch-up with the last seven days of TV shows just by scrolling back through the electronic programme guide.Shows that aired of BBC, ITV or Channel 4 are available to scroll... Read more

Now you can use an Nvidia Shield TV as a Plex media server
Now you can use an Nvidia Shield TV as a Plex media server By Rik Henderson

We've always been fans of the Nvidia Shield Android TV box, with its 4K output and gaming prowess. We've also always loved Plex and the excellent way it catalogues and presents our media files.Now the two are combining in a way that is every Plex fan's... Read more

Now TV 4K box and "more" to be announced on 29 June
Now TV 4K box and "more" to be announced on 29 June By Rik Henderson

Sky has sent out press invites to an event on 29 June where the new Now TV box will be unveiled.However, the new set-top-box, already revealed to be 4K-ready, will not be the only announcement. The invite states that there will be "so much more than... Read more

Samsung 4K HDR TV choices for 2016: KS9000, KS8000, KS7500 and KS7000 compared
Samsung 4K HDR TV choices for 2016: KS9000, KS8000, KS7500 and KS7000 compared By Luke Edwards

Samsung announced a new generation of SUHD televisions at CES 2016 at the beginning of the year and now has a full selection of TVs for you to choose from, in a wide of sizes and prices.The top-end screens use Quantum Dot displays meaning a layer of crystals... Read more

Philips AmbiLux PUS8901 review: Projector-laden 4K TV is mad, but brilliant
4.0 stars Philips AmbiLux PUS8901 review: Projector-laden 4K TV is mad, but brilliant By Steve May

When we first clapped eyes on Philips AmbiLux, back in 2014, we thought the engineers responsible had lost the plot. Sure, we've always had a soft spot for Philips Ambilight, the LED edging that casts puddles of coloured light onto surrounding walls,... Read more

Samsung KS7000 SUHD TV review: Serious performance for the price
4.5 stars Samsung KS7000 SUHD TV review: Serious performance for the price By Chris Hall

Samsung has impressed with its line-up of SUHD televisions over the last year. For 2016, the message is about refinement, continuing the solid performance of the LED sets and pushing the message that this is now second-gen HDR (high dynamic range), the... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: The Musketeers, Pokemon and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: The Musketeers, Pokemon and more By Rik Henderson

Freeview Play televisions and set-top-boxes give you the option to scroll back through the EPG to catch-up with shows you might have missed the previous week.All you have to do it click on the show and it will open in each channel's respective on demand application... Read more

Panasonic DMP-UB900 review: Ultra-HD Blu-ray master class
4.5 stars Panasonic DMP-UB900 review: Ultra-HD Blu-ray master class By Chris Hall

Taking a step into the future is Ultra HD Blu-ray, looking to up the quality and make the most out of the latest 4K televisions, all for your entertainment pleasure. There are currently two UHD Blu-ray players available. Vying to be the next big thing... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Wallander, American Dad and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Wallander, American Dad and more By Rik Henderson

With Freeview Play, TVs and set-top-boxes offer the ability to scroll backwards through the last seven days of an electronic programme guide in order to choose catch-up shows to play automatically.Users only need find the show on any of the supported... Read more

Humax adds Netflix to FVP-4000T Freeview Play boxes
Humax adds Netflix to FVP-4000T Freeview Play boxes By Rik Henderson

Humax's FVP-4000T Freeview Play recorders have just got even better, you can now play Netflix content using them.The 500GB and 1TB set-top-boxes have each received over-the-air updates to add the Netflix app. Subscribers to the paid TV and movie streaming... Read more

Samsung UBD-K8500 review: Beautiful Ultra HD Blu-ray
4.5 stars Samsung UBD-K8500 review: Beautiful Ultra HD Blu-ray By Chris Hall

Optical discs are dead, or so many would have you believe. That's perhaps a reflection of the times we're living in, where streaming entertainment out-paces its arrival on physical media. What better example than the latest Star Wars blockbuster, arriving... Read more

Google gives its Nexus Player the axe
Google gives its Nexus Player the axe By Elyse Betters

Good luck trying to find a Nexus Player after today.Google has quietly stopped direct sales of its set-top box, meaning you'll have to buy it from third-party retailers that still have some stock left. The Nexus Player can no longer be found on the Google... Read more

LG 4K HDR choices for 2016: G6, E6, C6 and B6 TVs compared
LG 4K HDR choices for 2016: G6, E6, C6 and B6 TVs compared By Luke Edwards

LG's message in its 2015 televisions was about curved OLED, later releasing flat models to accompany the curved versions. With 2016, the message is still very much about OLED, Ultra HD and HDR, but guess what? The lead model moves to flat instead.OLED... Read more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: England's Euro 2016 warm-up and more
Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: England's Euro 2016 warm-up and more By Rik Henderson

Freeview Play is an incredible useful tool that gives you the ability to scroll backwards through the electronic programme guide and choose catch-up shows to play automatically.Just find the show listed in the last seven days, click on it and it'll open... Read more