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BBC to broadcast an extra 1,000 hours of live sport a year online
BBC to broadcast an extra 1,000 hours of live sport a year online By Max Langridge

The BBC has announced that it plans to broadcast an extra 1,000 hours of sport a year via its online channels such as the BBC Sport website and BBC iPlayer on-demand streaming service. BBC to spend £34 million to win kids back from Netflix BBC will reinvent... Read more

YouTube TV streaming service is coming to Apple TV, Xbox, and more
YouTube TV streaming service is coming to Apple TV, Xbox, and more By Elyse Betters

You can soon watch Google's YouTube TV streaming service through your set-top box or streaming media device.YouTube TV launched in April, allowing you to stream live sports, local and national news, and more on your phone, tablet, and computer. Now,... 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

Sky Store now offers Blu-rays with digital movie purchases too
Sky Store now offers Blu-rays with digital movie purchases too By Max Langridge

Sky has revised its Buy and Keep service that lets you get a physical copy of a film that you buy through the Sky Store. Up until now, with any film you bought, Sky would automatically send you a DVD copy in the post. Sky Store Buy & Keep now rolling... Read more

All 2018 World Cup matches to be shot in 4K HDR
All 2018 World Cup matches to be shot in 4K HDR By Rik Henderson

FIFA has announced that all matches of the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be shot in Ultra HD and HDR. Some footage will also be created especially for virtual reality headsets and 360-degree video on demand.Who will broadcast the matches in 4K HDR is... Read more

Roku might soon stream content on devices beyond its own hardware
Roku might soon stream content on devices beyond its own hardware By Elyse Betters

Roku wants to expand beyond its own devices.The company is considering streaming videos on devices made by third-party manufacturers, such as Apple and Google, according to Variety. However, Roku’s first attempt at streaming on third-party devices will... 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 of Fire TV sees it move closer to the Fire TV Stick in terms of form, moving on from being a set-top... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Home Entertainment Device
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Home Entertainment Device By Britta O'Boyle

The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place for the 14th year in the middle of November. There are 18 categories spanning smartphones, tablets and laptops to games, cars and home entertainment devices, with each nomination being something we... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best TV
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best TV By Britta O'Boyle

The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place in November, celebrating products across 18 categories from smartphones and tablets to wearables and TVs.Each category has between six and eight nominees, whittled down from the hundreds of devices... Read more

Best TV shows on BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Amazon and Now TV you must not miss
Best TV shows on BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Amazon and Now TV you must not miss By Rik Henderson

There is an amazing line-up of TV shows and series coming our way soon on streaming services and some crackers that have just started to appear. New episodes of Star Trek Discovery are released each week and Mr Robot season 3 has begun at last. Hurrah!Then,... 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 quality constantly improves in the latest tellies, it's rare that audio direct from such screens is... Read more

Google Play and Disney's Movies Anywhere join forces, get 5 top blockbusters for free
Google Play and Disney's Movies Anywhere join forces, get 5 top blockbusters for free By Rik Henderson

Disney's Movies Anywhere digital library service is expanding. Not only will it now include films from rival studios Fox, Sony Pictures, Universal and Warner Bros, it has joined forces with Google so you can watch your Movies Anywhere content on Google... Read more

Roku finally brings a 4K HDR media streamer to UK, plus new £30 set-top-box
Roku finally brings a 4K HDR media streamer to UK, plus new £30 set-top-box By Rik Henderson

At the beginning of October, Roku refreshed its US line-up of media streamers, including an updated version of the entry-level Roku Express and a version of its Streaming Stick with 4K HDR support.Now both have been announced for the UK too, bringing... Read more

Watch the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer right here
Watch the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer right here By Elyse Betters

It's here.The new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has just landed, following its worldwide premiere during Monday Night Football's halftime show. The last time we got a glimpse of the upcoming film was during Disney’s D23 Expo in July, and before... Read more

Tips and tricks to buying a 4K HDR TV: What you need to know when buying a new television
Tips and tricks to buying a 4K HDR TV: What you need to know when buying a new television By Rik Henderson

A year or so ago, buying a 4K TV might not have crossed your mind. Content wasn't readily available, prices were high and the technology was only in its early stages.However, just 12 months later everything has changed. If you're in the market for a new... 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 its customers are still relying on the speakers included in their television.And as the average TV... Read more

Netflix price hike affects 4K viewers in UK and US most
Netflix price hike affects 4K viewers in UK and US most By Elyse Betters

Netflix has raised its prices in the US and UK, charging more for its standard and premium services.The standard service, which allows you to stream shows and movies in HD on up to two screens at once, now costs $10.99 and £9.99 a month respectively,... Read more

Sky Q voice controls expanded, now you can change channels and more
Sky Q voice controls expanded, now you can change channels and more By Stuart Miles

Sky has introduced a bevy of new voice controls that are set to transform the way people use its Sky Q system.They expand the voice functionality beyond search, adding channel hopping to the mix, and are part of a feature update that is rolling out to... 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 the 9002.What's more, this 55-inch set improves on its predecessor in most ways, while costing less,... Read more

Xbox One 4K movie prices plummet, thanks mainly to Apple
Xbox One 4K movie prices plummet, thanks mainly to Apple By Rik Henderson

With Apple launching Ultra HD versions of many films on iTunes at rock bottom prices, others are following suit. First, Amazon dropped its 4K movie prices, for both rental and purchase, now Microsoft, through the Xbox Store, is doing the same.Apple launched... 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 LCD set actually makes OLED look cheap. In fact, at £4,479 the 65-inch Q9F is the most expensive 65-inch... Read more

Roku announces a 4K streaming stick and more lineup upgrades
Roku announces a 4K streaming stick and more lineup upgrades By Elyse Betters

Roku is a public company now, so that means it needs to keep shareholders happy.It can do so with new products and updates. But the company also tends to refresh things every autumn. So that means we're due for some news from the company. And like clockwork,... Read more

Google Assistant comes to Android TV, starting with Nvidia Shield TV
Google Assistant comes to Android TV, starting with Nvidia Shield TV By Elyse Betters

Google is finally doing what it promised months ago.One day after Amazon launched a whole slew of Alexa-powered, Echo-branded devices, Google is trying to make its own assistant, Google Assistant, relevant again, by announcing it is now available on... Read more

All-new Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick: Which Amazon Fire streaming device is for me?
All-new Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick: Which Amazon Fire streaming device is for me? By Rik Henderson

Amazon's Fire TV devices are the company's fastest selling products of all time, beating both the Kindle and Fire tablets. The range allows you to access and stream a variety of content, including Amazon's own The Grand Tour with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard... Read more

New Amazon Fire TV announced, with 4K HDR, Dolby Atmos and more
New Amazon Fire TV announced, with 4K HDR, Dolby Atmos and more By Rik Henderson

After Apple announced its own, all-singing, all-dancing 4K HDR set-top-box, we have been on baited breath to find out how Amazon would respond.Well, now it has. And not with a replacement to its set-top-box, but a dongle more like the Google Chromecast.Designed... 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 box looking to upgrade the experience and giving customers a method for adding Freeview Play's services... Read more

Humax 5000T Freeview Play box gives you four channel recording, Netflix and more
Humax 5000T Freeview Play box gives you four channel recording, Netflix and more By Chris Hall

Humax has updated its Freeview Play offerings with the new FVP-5000T, a replacement for the 4000T that launched in 2015 alongside the birth of Freeview Play.Freeview Play has come a long way in the interim period. In 2015 it was playing second fiddle... Read more

Amazon 4K movie prices plummet to combat Apple TV 4K
Amazon 4K movie prices plummet to combat Apple TV 4K By Rik Henderson

One of the best received Apple announcements during its launch of Apple TV 4K was that Ultra HD movie prices would be in line with the HD equivalents. And since the release of the new set-top-box, we've some incredible bargains available for the device.In... 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 brand's much more affordable MU range.We've seen the MU7000 model, which offers bucket loads of features... Read more

Roku might drop a new 4K HDR streaming stick and remote soon
Roku might drop a new 4K HDR streaming stick and remote soon By Elyse Betters

Roku could be preparing a shake up to its lineup.Days after it was revealed Roku might be developing a voice-controlled smart speaker, we're now learning it will finally release a device to compete with Google's Chromecast Ultra. According to Zatz Not... Read more

Apple TV 4K: The full list of 4K HDR and Dolby Vision movies on iTunes
Apple TV 4K: The full list of 4K HDR and Dolby Vision movies on iTunes By Rik Henderson

Apple has started to add 4K HDR movies on iTunes, with Dolby Vision where possible. Apple TV 4K will go on sale tomorrow, 22 September, but you can still order your 4K content in advance.If you open iTunes on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, PC or even... Read more

Polk Audio Signa Solo is an inexpensive way to boost your TV's sound
Polk Audio Signa Solo is an inexpensive way to boost your TV's sound By Max Langridge

American audio manufacturer Polk Audio has announced the Signa Solo soundbar. At £149, it's the company's most affordable model and offers an affordable entry point to improve the sound from your flat screen TV. Polk Audio Magnifi Max SR soundbar gives... Read more

Panasonic EZ1002 4K TV review: Often achieving OLED picture perfection
4.5 stars Panasonic EZ1002 4K TV review: Often achieving OLED picture perfection By John Archer

The debut Panasonic OLED TV, 2015's 65CZ952, was an incredible effort, delivering arguably the finest and certainly the most authentic pictures the TV world had seen up to that point.So it's hardly surprising that AV enthusiasts have been buzzing about... Read more

What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained
What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained By Max Langridge

The television world is never short of technical terms and abbreviations, and keeping up with them all and understanding what they all do can be a nightmare. The biggest TV trend to come out of the past few years is High Dynamic Range, or HDR. We've already... Read more

Apple TV 4K: Release date, price and everything you need to know
Apple TV 4K: Release date, price and everything you need to know By Elyse Betters

As part of its September 2017 product unveiling event, Apple finally announced a follow-up to its fourth generation Apple TV with an enhanced model.Called Apple TV 4K, the new set-top box will be available from 22 September in two storage sizes: 32GB... Read more

Apple TV 4K announced: Ultra high definition, HDR and more
Apple TV 4K announced: Ultra high definition, HDR and more By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced a new version of Apple TV with 4K and HDR video.The Apple TV 4K finally embraces 2160p video resolutions from streaming services, as well as UHD content through iTunes - including Spider-Man Homecoming, as shown during the launch event.It... Read more

Loewe Bild 7.65 review: Luscious OLED quality, if you can afford it
4.5 stars Loewe Bild 7.65 review: Luscious OLED quality, if you can afford it By John Archer

OLED screens are very much no longer just something LG does. In 2017 we've already seen LG's range joined by new OLED models from Sony, Panasonic, Philips - and now there's another OLED debutante to add from Loewe.Loewe Bild 7.65 review: Design 4x HDMI... Read more

YouTube HDR: Here's how to find and watch YouTube videos in HDR
YouTube HDR: Here's how to find and watch YouTube videos in HDR By Elyse Betters

YouTube now supports HDR (high dynamic range) content.With HDR-compatible televisions bursting onto the market, and several media companies such as Netflix and Amazon offering HDR content, many consumers are likely wondering what's going on with Google-owned... Read more

What is Dolby Cinema? Why the UK needs 'the OLED of theatre'
What is Dolby Cinema? Why the UK needs 'the OLED of theatre' By Mike Lowe

You know the phrase "seeing is believing"? On a recent trip to Dolby Laboratories we got to sample first hand exactly what that means in terms of theatrical installs, having sampled the reference Dolby Cinema on site at the company's headquarters.To some... Read more

Netflix future in doubt as Disney looks to take back control
Netflix future in doubt as Disney looks to take back control By Elyse Betters

Netflix can't be happy right now.Disney's CEO, Bob Iger, just announced that Marvel and Star Wars titles will be streamed exclusively on Disney's new streaming platform that is due to launch in late 2019: "I have described a very rich, treasure trove... Read more

Loewe Bild 4 OLED 4K HDR TV offers designer looks for less than B&O
Loewe Bild 4 OLED 4K HDR TV offers designer looks for less than B&O By Rik Henderson

Like Bang & Olufsen, Loewe has carved a niche for itself as a tech brand with design at its heart. Its TVs and speaker systems usually look as good as they perform.It embraced OLED TV tech for its Bild 5 set in recent times and has now turned to the same... Read more

Plex users can view live TV with DVR on Amazon Fire TV and the web
Plex users can view live TV with DVR on Amazon Fire TV and the web By Elyse Betters

Plex Live TV and DVR are now available on Amazon Fire TV.In other words, you now have another way to stream over-the-air shows. Previously, Plex Live TV and DVR was only accessible on Android, iPhone, Android TV, and Apple TV devices. Plex, which was... Read more

Toshiba Poster TV concept is a wafer-thin rival to LG's Wallpaper
Toshiba Poster TV concept is a wafer-thin rival to LG's Wallpaper By Chris Hall

Toshiba has outlined its plans to re-establish the TV brand in the UK and across Europe and the brand has teamed up with Vestel to make that happen, showcasing a lot of the latest models at IFA 2017.For those who don't know who Vestel is, it's a massive... Read more

Netflix confirms HDR compatibility with Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30
Netflix confirms HDR compatibility with Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30 By Max Langridge

HDR, or High Dynamic Range, has been a major buzzword in TV for some time now, but it's only recently made the leap to the mobile space. Netflix is one of the few places you can watch HDR content on your smartphone, and it's just added a few more devices... Read more

B&O BeoVision Eclipse preview: An outstanding remix of LG's excellent OLED
B&O BeoVision Eclipse preview: An outstanding remix of LG's excellent OLED By Chris Hall

Take one part LG OLED TV, mix in a healthy dollop of Bang & Olufsen design and this is the result: the BeoVision Eclipse. This is the result of a collaboration between LG and B&O and it's a staggering result. This partnership was first announced in... Read more

Philips’ new Quantum Dot and OLED TVs are a taste of the future
Philips’ new Quantum Dot and OLED TVs are a taste of the future By Cam Bunton

At IFA 2017 in Berlin, hundreds of companies took to the showfloor to give us a sneak peak at what's around the corner in the world of consumer electronics. Among them was Philips, showing off its range of new smart connected bulbs, toothbrushes and -... Read more

KeepVid.com: Download any YouTube video or song to your computer
KeepVid.com: Download any YouTube video or song to your computer By Pocket-lint Promotion

Sometimes you want to download a YouTube video but you don't want to mess around with computer or mobile apps.No worries. Try KeepVid.com. It lets you download videos or audio files from YouTube, Facebook, DailyMotion, and several other online video and... Read more

Sharp debuts its Aquos 8K TV, bringing a new meaning to Ultra High-Definition
Sharp debuts its Aquos 8K TV, bringing a new meaning to Ultra High-Definition By Max Langridge

Japanese TV manufacturer Sharp has unveiled a new Aquos 8K Ultra High-Definition TV at IFA in Berlin. Along with the TV, Sharp has announced a partnership with Foxconn, to develop and deliver an entire 8K ecosystem, from shooting on camera, to editing... Read more

Toshiba's Star Wars TV is ready to take you to a galaxy far, far away
Toshiba's Star Wars TV is ready to take you to a galaxy far, far away By Chris Hall

Toshiba has unveiled a Star Wars inspired TV at IFA 2017, ready and willing to transport fans to a TV galaxy far, far away. This isn't a TV that's going to shift the balance in the TV universe, but it might make some young fans happy. Based around a... Read more

Watch the Sony IFA 2017 press conference right here
Watch the Sony IFA 2017 press conference right here By Chris Hall

The Sony press conference is one of the highlights of IFA 2017, a big brand event, covering lots of different devices.We expect some TV announcements, hopefully something on 4K Ultra HD and, if the leaks are anything to go by, an unveiling of a couple... Read more

Panasonic adds 77-inch EZ1002 monster to 4K HDR OLED TV range
Panasonic adds 77-inch EZ1002 monster to 4K HDR OLED TV range By Rik Henderson

During its IFA 2017 press conference, Panasonic announced that it is adding a 77-inch model to its line of 4K HDR OLED televisions.Coming this Autumn, the Panasonic EZ1002 has a 77-inch screen and, along with the EZ952, fits into the company's 4K Pro... Read more