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Google Chromecast: How to set up Chromecast and get started with it
Google Chromecast: How to set up Chromecast and get started with it By Elyse Betters

Google's Chromecast might seem complicated, but it isn't.The whole purpose of Google's HDMI dongle is that it's easy: easy for you to watch a YouTube video on your phone or a Netflix stream on your tablet and then wirelessly fling it to your TV so you... Read more

How to watch 4K Ultra HD content on TV and online
How to watch 4K Ultra HD content on TV and online By Max Langridge

When 4K TVs were first announced, they promised to be the future of home entertainment and "the next big thing". They also arrived with sky high prices that meant many of us couldn't justify buying one.Since then, specifications have been deliberated... 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

66 best Christmas movies you can stream in the US right now
66 best Christmas movies you can stream in the US right now By Elyse Betters

If you're anything like us, you're trying to watch as many Christmas films as possible over the holiday season.There are tonnes of films to choose from after all, including cult classics, cute newbies, and of course the occasional oddballs that you secretly... Read more

Best Christmas films to watch on Netflix, Amazon and Now TV in the UK
Best Christmas films to watch on Netflix, Amazon and Now TV in the UK By Max Langridge

Christmas is a time for eating too much, visiting in-laws and more wrapping paper than you know what to do with, but it's also one of the best times of the year to watch some great films and TV shows.The broadcasters in the UK will have their own Christmas... Read more

Amazon Fire TV tips and tricks: How to get the most from your Fire TV Stick or 4K box
Amazon Fire TV tips and tricks: How to get the most from your Fire TV Stick or 4K box By Rik Henderson

Amazon offers two different Fire TV streaming devices these days: the dongle-like Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and the second generation Fire TV Stick.Both of which come with an Alexa Voice Remote, so not only do they access streaming services including BBC... Read more

Amazon Fire TV devices now let you browse the web via Silk and Firefox
Amazon Fire TV devices now let you browse the web via Silk and Firefox By Elyse Betters

Amazon has opened up web browsing to Fire TV users.The online retailer announced that, starting 20 December, all owners of the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick will be able to browse the web on those devices via Amazon's Silk browser or Mozilla's Firefox... Read more

Samsung NW700 Soundbar Sound+ is a skinny soundbar sans sub that will be unveiled at CES
Samsung NW700 Soundbar Sound+ is a skinny soundbar sans sub that will be unveiled at CES By Max Langridge

Samsung has announced that it will be taking its brand new soundbar to CES in Las Vegas in January. Called the NW700 Soundbar Sound+, it replaces the MS650 Sound+ from 2017. A number of changes have been made since the MS650, including a serious diet,... Read more

Which P5 and Ambilight Philips TV is right for you?
Which P5 and Ambilight Philips TV is right for you? By Pocket-lint Promotion

Philips has been a premier TV manufacturer for many years and its latest sets are among the greatest in the world. That's thanks to many factors, including premium design and the Android smart TV platform, but two stand out more than most: the P5 picture... Read more

Sky Sports channels explained: What they are and how to get them
Sky Sports channels explained: What they are and how to get them By Rik Henderson

In the summer, Sky Sports rebranded its TV channel line-up, adding a new stations in the process. Now TV also offers them through its streaming platform too.Sky Sports subscribers through Sky, Now TV, Virgin Media and other providers, have access to them... Read more

BT finally gets all of Sky Sports and Now TV for Sky Atlantic and more
BT finally gets all of Sky Sports and Now TV for Sky Atlantic and more By Rik Henderson

One of the biggest quibbles many BT TV customers have had for years is that they couldn't subscribe to the main Sky Sports channels. There is a Sky Sports Main Event channel for some live action, including the occasional Premier League match, F1 coverage... Read more

Sky revamps its TV package offerings, making them more flexible and cheaper
Sky revamps its TV package offerings, making them more flexible and cheaper By Max Langridge

Sky has quietly rolled out a completely revamped TV package offering, making its products and services a lot more flexible than before and cheaper, too. Sky Q review: 4K, multi-room support, apps and more Gone are the three tiers of Original, Variety... Read more

Disney buys Fox's TV and film businesses, including majority stake in Sky
Disney buys Fox's TV and film businesses, including majority stake in Sky By Rik Henderson

It seems that 21st Century Fox's £11.7 billion takeover of Sky could mean that Disney will own the UK satellite broadcaster lock, stock and barrel.That's because Fox itself has decided to sell almost its entire TV broadcasting assets and film production... Read more

T-Mobile TV streaming service: What will it offer and how will it work?
T-Mobile TV streaming service: What will it offer and how will it work? By Elyse Betters

T-Mobile is going to "un-carrier" your TV.The US carrier has been using "un-carrier" as a marketing campaign for the past four years as a way to differentiate itself from other carriers, like Verizon or AT&T, which were known to force its customers into... Read more

Amazon Prime HDR10+ video content rolling out to Samsung TVs today
Amazon Prime HDR10+ video content rolling out to Samsung TVs today By Max Langridge

Earlier this year we reported that Amazon would be the first video streaming service to make HDR10+ content available to stream on Samsung TVs. Today that is finally happening, as the feature has now gone live. What is HDR, what TVs and devices support... Read more

Nvidia Shield TV down to just £143 in UK, $149 in US for Christmas
Nvidia Shield TV down to just £143 in UK, $149 in US for Christmas By Rik Henderson

Even considering the latest Apple TV 4K box, the Nvidia Shield TV is one of the most powerful streaming boxes around. And now it's dramatically cheaper for the build-up to Christmas.The Android-powered Shield TV box is capable of streaming 4K HDR content,... Read more

Blue Planet II now available in 4K HDR on BBC iPlayer for free, here's how to watch it
Blue Planet II now available in 4K HDR on BBC iPlayer for free, here's how to watch it By Rik Henderson

The BBC has released its first full series in 4K Ultra HD and with HLG (HDR) wider colours and contrast too.The entire seven-episode series of Blue Planet II is now available on BBC iPlayer to stream in 4K HDR on compatible televisions.It's not the first... Read more

Why ambient light is key to your TV viewing experience
Why ambient light is key to your TV viewing experience By Pocket-lint Promotion

When setting up a brand new television, such as the Philips 9002 OLED TV, you have to be aware of where it will be placed. That's not just so that everyone gets a great view - with OLED's super wide viewing angles, that's less of an issue these days -... Read more

Apple TV app finally arrives in the UK, get all your TV streaming from the one place
Apple TV app finally arrives in the UK, get all your TV streaming from the one place By Stuart Miles

Apple's march towards creating a better TV experience in the UK has arrived.Previously only available in the US, now all UK iPhone, iPad and Apple TV users have access to the Apple TV app. On iOS, it replaces the Videos app that has been on the Apple... Read more

When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it?
When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it? By Rik Henderson

The Grand Tour, an Amazon exclusive show, is back for its second season. The car show, starring ex-Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May has relaunched today, 8 December, with a new episode released every Friday for the next... Read more

Why the Philips 9002 is the flagship OLED TV you'll want
Why the Philips 9002 is the flagship OLED TV you'll want By Pocket-lint Promotion

There are some incredible recent television innovations that make the latest TVs the best we've ever had, but of them all, the technology that most impresses is OLED.The display technology is by far and away the biggest breakthrough for picture quality... Read more

Apple TV gets Amazon Prime Video app at last, Mr Robot here we come
Apple TV gets Amazon Prime Video app at last, Mr Robot here we come By Rik Henderson

The latest 4K HDR-enabled Apple TV is one of the best media streaming boxes around, but it’s been lacking something important since the day it launched: Amazon Prime Video. The Apple TV series has pretty-much always featured Netflix, on its many iterations,... Read more

Freeview Play connected TV platforms lands on select Sony TVs
Freeview Play connected TV platforms lands on select Sony TVs By Max Langridge

Freeview and Sony have made the joint announcement that the Freeview Play connected TV platform is being rolled out to select Sony TVs. The service, which is now supported by three of the four major TV manufacturers and 18 in total, provides quick, easy... Read more

Why great sharpness is important for your next TV choice
Why great sharpness is important for your next TV choice By Pocket-lint Promotion

Unless you've had your head buried in AV sand the past couple of years, you'll know that the world has gone crazy for 4K. Pretty much every TV you can buy now is 4K Ultra HD. There are 4K Blu-ray players and discs. Netflix and Amazon stream in 4K. Even... Read more

Roku Express vs Roku Express+ vs Roku Streaming Stick vs Roku Streaming Stick+ vs Roku Ultra: What's the difference?
Roku Express vs Roku Express+ vs Roku Streaming Stick vs Roku Streaming Stick+ vs Roku Ultra: What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

Roku has a simple offering of just two players in the UK, but in the US it's an entirely different story. There are five devices to choose from, from the entry-level Roku Express and Roku Express+ to the 4K HDR-compatible Streaming Stick+ and Roku Ultra.All... Read more

Which Roku media streamer is best for you? All the options explained
Which Roku media streamer is best for you? All the options explained By Max Langridge

There are plenty of media streamers around but few offer as extensive range of apps and channels as Roku.The company has been manufacturing online streaming boxes for several years, including a couple of Now TV boxes as Sky owns a share in the firm,... Read more

A whole host of BBC boxsets are coming back to iPlayer for Christmas: Peaky Blinders, Planet Earth, Sherlock and more
A whole host of BBC boxsets are coming back to iPlayer for Christmas: Peaky Blinders, Planet Earth, Sherlock and more By Max Langridge

The BBC has announced it will be bringing back a bucketload of box sets back to the iPlayer from 16 December, just in time for the holiday period, so viewers will always have something to watch. Whether it be finally watching a series you've been meaning... 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, regardless of TV setup.Having recently refreshed its lineup to just two products, Roku now offers... Read more

Damson launches the S-Series totally wireless Dolby Atmos speaker system
Damson launches the S-Series totally wireless Dolby Atmos speaker system By Max Langridge

UK audio company Damson has announced a completely wireless Dolby Atmos speaker system - except for power cables of course - at an affordable price to bring the enveloping sound technology to more homes. Dolby Atmos explained: What is it and how do I... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK Blu-ray deals: 4K Ultra HD and box set discounts galore
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK Blu-ray deals: 4K Ultra HD and box set discounts galore By Max Langridge

With Black Friday over it's now time for the deals to come flooding in on Cyber Monday. You've bought your new 4K TV and soundbar and now you just need some new content to watch through it all. We've rounded up some of the best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays and... Read more

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK TV deals: 4K, HDR, OLED TVs and more
Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK TV deals: 4K, HDR, OLED TVs and more By Max Langridge

Black Friday has been and gone and emptied our wallets in the process. But now we're onto Cyber Monday, which means more deals on TVs are there for the taking.Whether you're looking to get yourself a new TV for Christmas, or if you're more interested... Read more

Why great picture source processing is important for your next TV choice
Why great picture source processing is important for your next TV choice By Pocket-lint Promotion

When it comes to great TV picture quality, it all starts at the beginning.If a TV doesn't immediately recognise the type and quality of the source images it's receiving and deal with any inherent flaws they might contain right away, any subsequent attempts... Read more

Grab a Google Chromecast for £19 in the Black Friday sales
Grab a Google Chromecast for £19 in the Black Friday sales By Max Langridge

The Google Chromecast is a fantastic media streaming device. It connects to your TV and can be setup in minutes, so you can stream all manner of video content to the big screen.Better yet, you can get one for just £19 this Black Friday, with many retailers... Read more

Amazing Samsung QLED and 4K HDR TV Black Friday deals, get up to £600 off
Amazing Samsung QLED and 4K HDR TV Black Friday deals, get up to £600 off By Rik Henderson

There are thousands of bargains during the Black Friday sales period, but few products offer as spectacular savings as TVs. So if you're in the market for a new 4K HDR telly, you won't get a better time to buy.Samsung is one of the leaders in the field... Read more

Super LG OLED B7 Black Friday deals: Save hundreds on this award-winning OLED TV
Super LG OLED B7 Black Friday deals: Save hundreds on this award-winning OLED TV By Chris Hall

If you're in the market for a new TV, this is probably the deal you've been waiting for: LG's award-winning OLED B7 has hit its lowest price at £1499.Originally priced at £2999 when the B7 was announced early in 2017, the model has been slowly dropping... Read more

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30 per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+
Roku Black Friday sale includes 30 per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+ By Elyse Betters

Roku is getting in on Amazon's Black Friday bonanza.The maker of set-top boxes and streaming media devices has discounted a bunch of its devices on Amazon. The deals last all week and include a 30-per cent price cut on the Roku Streaming Stick+. It's... Read more

Why great motion is important for your next TV choice
Why great motion is important for your next TV choice By Pocket-lint Promotion

The single most defining feature of video is motion. In fact, the whole idea of stitching lots of still frames together to make video is to create pictures that move.Unfortunately for AV fans though, as well as being fundamental to the very definition... Read more

Photoshop fails go to the movies: 33 of the worst film posters of all time
Photoshop fails go to the movies: 33 of the worst film posters of all time By Max Langridge

Movie posters are used the world over to advertise upcoming films. There are countless iconic posters throughout history that do an amazing job at grabbing your attention. Then there are posters that grab your attention, but for the completely wrong reasons.... 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 of big-name TV brands, rather than just LG. Sets such as LG's incredibly thin and flexible Wallpaper... 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, with the OLED B7 being the range's entry-level model and the replacement for 2016's OLED B6.While OLED... Read more

Currys Black Friday deals include £800 off 55-inch LG OLED TV, £20 off Amazon Echo and loads more
Currys Black Friday deals include £800 off 55-inch LG OLED TV, £20 off Amazon Echo and loads more By Max Langridge

Currys PC World has started its Black Friday event early by announcing a number of "Why Wait?" deals available in store and online before Black Friday officially takes place on Friday 24 November.The retailer guarantees deal prices on the selected products... Read more

Amazon might soon offer a free, ad-supported version of Prime Video
Amazon might soon offer a free, ad-supported version of Prime Video By Elyse Betters

Amazon is considering a free, ad-supported version of Prime Video, a new report has claimed. The streaming service is a benefit for Amazon Prime subscribers, who currently pay $99 a year for their membership. They get things like free two-day shipping... Read more

Amazon is making a Lord of the Rings prequel TV series and spin-off
Amazon is making a Lord of the Rings prequel TV series and spin-off By Elyse Betters

Amazon is stepping up its original series efforts in a major way.Amazon's CEO, Jeff Bezos, apparently wants Amazon's original TV division to develop more big, primetime-level shows, kind of like Game of Thrones. It was previously reported that Amazon... Read more

Why great colour is important for your next TV choice
Why great colour is important for your next TV choice By Pocket-lint Promotion

The picture quality of any TV you buy depends on five key elements: contrast, colour, sharpness, motion clarity, and source recognition/adaptation.We recently looked at the first of these, contrast, in the context of Philips' stunning new P5 picture processing... Read more

Disney's standalone streaming service: What's the story so far?
Disney's standalone streaming service: What's the story so far? By Elyse Betters

Disney is currently developing on a standalone streaming service - and it hasn't been shy about discussing it with the media.Thanks to the company's talkative CEO, we have a good idea about when it will launch, how much it will cost, and what types of... Read more

Canton DM5 will fill your room with TV-boosting sound from a compact body
Canton DM5 will fill your room with TV-boosting sound from a compact body By Max Langridge

German audio manufacturer Canton has announced its latest soundbar in the DM5. It joins a roster of other top-performing soundbars and soundbases in the DM range, but has a much smaller footprint for those short on space. Q Acoustics M2 review: Super... Read more

John Lewis Christmas adverts over the years: Including amazing 2017 #MozTheMonster commercial
John Lewis Christmas adverts over the years: Including amazing 2017 #MozTheMonster commercial By Rik Henderson

Over several years, John Lewis has firmly ensconced itself as the king of the Christmas commercial, not only with extended short movies but with cover versions of songs that regularly make it to the top five of the British music charts.Each year's effort... Read more

Dolby Vision just got a lot more affordable thanks to Vestel partnership
Dolby Vision just got a lot more affordable thanks to Vestel partnership By Max Langridge

Dolby and Vestel have announced a partnership that will see the former's Dolby Vision HDR TV technology arrive on all of Vestel's Ultra HD TVs, including OLED. What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained If you're not familiar with Vestel,... Read more

What is Freeview Bundle Builder and when is it coming?
What is Freeview Bundle Builder and when is it coming? By Max Langridge

Freeview is celebrating 15 years this year, but even though it's getting old, the company shows no signs of slowing down and is constantly coming up with new ideas to reinvigorate the service. What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how... Read more

You can now interact with BBC's new radio play using your Echo speaker
You can now interact with BBC's new radio play using your Echo speaker By Elyse Betters

BBC has launched its interactive radio story for Amazon Echo.The broadcasting company, well-known for its radio plays, recently announced a new project: a comedy/science fiction play, titled The Inspection Chamber. It partnered with an audio company,... Read more

Why great contrast is important for your next TV choice
Why great contrast is important for your next TV choice By Pocket-lint Promotion

Philips has a long and proud heritage of using powerful picture processing to improve the picture quality of its TVs. And the stellar work over the years has lead to the pinnacle of image tech in its new P5 Picture Engine.The company has managed for the... Read more