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Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Eclipse is a 4K OLED TV with real class
Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Eclipse is a 4K OLED TV with real class By Rik Henderson

Bang & Olufsen has partnered with LG for its latest television, as announced at IFA 2017.The B&O BeoVision Eclipse is a 4K HDR TV using an LG OLED panel and comes in 55 and 65-inch variants.What makes it distinct and different from LG's own OLED offerings... Read more

Sony XE85 4K TV review: Impressive performance for the price
4.0 stars Sony XE85 4K TV review: Impressive performance for the price By John Archer

With Sony mostly smashing it out of the park this year with its high-end TVs - the A1 and XE90 being obvious examples - hopes have to be high that a healthy dollop of such quality will have filtered down to more affordable Sony models such as the XE85... 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

Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Conor McGregor: When is it and how can I watch it online?
Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Conor McGregor: When is it and how can I watch it online? By Max Langridge

Floyd Mayweather Jr. one of the most decorated boxers of his generation, is set to take on Conor McGregor, who is possibly the best ultimate fighting champion, in a bout that is set to generate around $700 million, and $100 million for each fighter.The... Read more

4K Apple TV all but confirmed for September reveal
4K Apple TV all but confirmed for September reveal By Max Langridge

Unnamed sources familiar with Apple's plans have confirmed the technology giant will indeed unveil a revised Apple TV set-top box, capable of supporting 4K Ultra HD. Apple TV 4K: What's the story so far? Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too The new... Read more

Apple might offer films right after they hit cinemas - but at a high cost
Apple might offer films right after they hit cinemas - but at a high cost By Elyse Betters

Cinema chains must be super worried right now.Major Hollywood studios are deciding whether to offer digital rentals of films mere weeks after they appear in theatres, according to Bloomberg, which talked to unnamed people "familiar with the matter". These... Read more

Amazon Alexa comes to EE TV for voice-controlled channel hopping
Amazon Alexa comes to EE TV for voice-controlled channel hopping By Max Langridge

If you own an EE TV set-top box, you can now ask Alexa for information on what programmes are on, and even set recordings. The integration of Alexa marks the first time it has been done on a set-top box in the UK. Amazon Echo: What can Alexa do and what... Read more

Apple OLED TV standalone display pops up in blurry leaked images
Apple OLED TV standalone display pops up in blurry leaked images By Elyse Betters

Apple has been rumoured to be working on a TV set for many years.It's such an old story at this point, you can't help but roll your eyes at the thought of another analyst claiming Apple is once again readying a standalone display. But analyst talk is... Read more

Game of Thrones Sky Q Remote covers in pictures: Declare your love for Westeros
Game of Thrones Sky Q Remote covers in pictures: Declare your love for Westeros By Rik Henderson

We only have two feature-length episodes left in season 7 of Game of Thrones but anyone who has seen any of the previous five will know we're in for a treat. And what better way to settle down and watch the next two week's shenanigans than with limited... Read more

Amazon's Lovefilm DVD and Blu-ray postal rental service to end in October
Amazon's Lovefilm DVD and Blu-ray postal rental service to end in October By Rik Henderson

Amazon is to finally close its Lovefilm movie rental service on 31 October.To soften the blow, it is offering existing Lovefilm customers £15 off an Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote. They can each snag one for £25 instead of the usual £40.The... Read more

Disney might not ditch Netflix after all, new streaming service could co-exist
Disney might not ditch Netflix after all, new streaming service could co-exist By Elyse Betters

Contrary to recent reports, Disney might not be pulling its content from Netflix. The Marvel films and TV series, along with the Star Wars films in the US, could stay on the platform beyond 2019.At present, Netflix has the exclusive rights to Disney's... Read more

Amazon Prime Video to develop new shows from 'Walking Dead' creator
Amazon Prime Video to develop new shows from 'Walking Dead' creator By Elyse Betters

Amazon inked an "overall deal" with the creator of The Walking Dead.The company revealed that it signed a first-look deal with Robert Kirkman's Skybound Entertainment, the production company behind a few popular comics and hit TV shows, such as The Walking... Read more

Sky Q now has Dolby Atmos support, just in time for Premier League kick-off
Sky Q now has Dolby Atmos support, just in time for Premier League kick-off By Rik Henderson

Sky has added Dolby Atmos support to the Sky Q 2TB box, just in time for the start of the 2017/18 Premier League season.Arsenal takes on Leicester in the first televised match on Sky Sport's new Premier League channel tonight, Friday 11 August with... Read more

Netflix snags next Coen Brothers project: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Netflix snags next Coen Brothers project: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs By Rik Henderson

Netflix might be losing Disney titles and TV shows in a couple of years' time but it is still continuing apace with its plans for world domination. It has now signed no less than The Coen Brothers to write and direct a new Netflix Original series: The... Read more

How to watch Edinburgh Festival 2017 acts online, BBC streams shows live
How to watch Edinburgh Festival 2017 acts online, BBC streams shows live By Rik Henderson

Edinburgh Festival 2017 is in full swing and from today you can watch some of the shows live online.The BBC is streaming several acts that appear in its own Blue Tents in Edinburgh and they have started already. There will be live streams available today,... Read more

Sky Store coming to LG TVs with the very latest film and TV shows
Sky Store coming to LG TVs with the very latest film and TV shows By Max Langridge

LG has announced it will soon be rolling out an update that will add Sky Store as an exclusive feature to its TVs running webOS 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5. Sky Store lets you buy and rent films and TV shows available through Sky, and receive a physical copy... Read more

Samsung Q8C 4K TV review: Spectacular QLED quality on a curve
4.0 stars Samsung Q8C 4K TV review: Spectacular QLED quality on a curve By John Archer

The big TV story for Samsung in 2017 is the introduction of its first QLED models. These LCD TVs - which include the 55-inch QE55Q8C on test here - combine ground-breaking new ultra-bright, ultra-colourful Quantum Dot colour technology with a new "cable-free"... Read more

Sky VIP rewards customers with free tickets and priority service
Sky VIP rewards customers with free tickets and priority service By Max Langridge

Sky has announced Sky VIP, a new loyalty programme that rewards all of its customers, but gives bigger and better rewards the longer a customer has been with Sky. What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it? Split across four tiers, Silver,... Read more

The BBC wants you to use your voice to sign into digital services
The BBC wants you to use your voice to sign into digital services By Max Langridge

The BBC has partnered with Microsoft to develop a new concept to sign into digital services, and ultimately control your TV viewing.Just as how we use our unique fingerprints to sign into our phones and authenticate payments, our voice is unique to use... Read more

How to use Alexa to control Amazon Fire TV devices without a remote
How to use Alexa to control Amazon Fire TV devices without a remote By Elyse Betters

Amazon has introduced a new voice-control feature for Fire TV users.As of 1 August, if you own one of Amazon's Fire TV media players, as well as an Echo device, you can control that Fire TV from your Echo using just your voice. That's right. No more remote... Read more

Amazon serves up exclusive rights to ATP World Tour tennis
Amazon serves up exclusive rights to ATP World Tour tennis By Max Langridge

Avid tennis fans who regularly tune in to watch the ATP World Tour will now need to make sure they have an Amazon Prime subscription, after the US retail giant won exclusive UK rights to show the World Tour matches from Sky.Read more about Amazon Prime... Read more

Samsung MU7000 4K TV review: Bucketloads of features for the price
4.5 stars Samsung MU7000 4K TV review: Bucketloads of features for the price By Chris Hall

While Samsung took to the world's technology shows to demonstrate its QLED family of flagship tellies, the MU range has been more quietly introduced, so you'd be forgiven for not knowing that TVs such as the MU7000 sit a step below QLED in the wider Samsung... Read more

Samsung UBD-M9500 review: Ultra HD Blu-ray served from a refined platter
4.5 stars Samsung UBD-M9500 review: Ultra HD Blu-ray served from a refined platter By Chris Hall

The Ultra HD Blu-ray player market is maturing, with 2017 serving up more choices than 2016 for a format that's still very new. As we move beyond the realms of the early adopter and into the mainstream, manufacturers are at a crossroads: go high-end,... Read more

Where to position your TV for the best Ambilight experience
Where to position your TV for the best Ambilight experience By Pocket-lint Promotion

Philips Ambilight is a lighting technology that uses LEDs set into the rear of a Philips TV to shine light on the surrounding wall. The light they shine can either mimic the hues and colours of the content on screen, or can be static to set a particular... Read more

YouTube 360 videos come to Nvidia Shield TV Android box
YouTube 360 videos come to Nvidia Shield TV Android box By Rik Henderson

When Nvidia first showed the latest iteration of its Shield TV Android streaming box it claimed it would be the first such device to come with 360-degree video support for YouTube.Now that time has come and a YouTube app update is rolling out that brings... Read more

Best Comic-Con 2017 trailers: Ready Player One, Stranger Things, Westworld and more
Best Comic-Con 2017 trailers: Ready Player One, Stranger Things, Westworld and more By Rik Henderson

The San Diego Comic-Con might be over for another year but it left us looking forward to some incredible movies and TV shows that are coming up later this year and long into next.During the convention we were treated to more news and revelations about... Read more

Philips Ambilight explained: Why you need to light up your living room
Philips Ambilight explained: Why you need to light up your living room By Pocket-lint Promotion

Any technology that can immerse you deeper in your home TV and movie viewing is great in our book. The most obvious one would be sound, but Philips has a proprietary technology that glues you to the screen.That technology is Ambilight, and it refers to... Read more

Game of Thrones season 7: When it's on, how to watch it and full trailers right here
Game of Thrones season 7: When it's on, how to watch it and full trailers right here By Elyse Betters

Tired of being the only person who doesn't know who Jon Snow is or what the heck "winter is coming" means?No worries. Now's the time to jump on the Game Of Thrones bandwagon. Season seven has now started on HBO and Sky in the US and UK respectively, huzzah!... Read more

You can now buy that Samsung TV that looks like artwork for £1,999
You can now buy that Samsung TV that looks like artwork for £1,999 By Elyse Betters

Samsung quietly announced a new TV, called The Frame, recently, and now it's available to buy in the UK.It is a television that's designed to blend into your room and look like a piece of artwork when it's not in use, rather than being a big old black... Read more

Want The Grand Tour crossed with Robot Wars? Sky's new Carmageddon could be just that
Want The Grand Tour crossed with Robot Wars? Sky's new Carmageddon could be just that By Rik Henderson

Sky has announced several new TV shows coming to Sky 1 this autumn and early 2018 and one has particularly piqued our interest.Currently sporting the working title of Carmaggedon, a new six-episode series is set to combine the car driving shenanigans... Read more

First look of Ready Player One movie shows Spielberg gets it right
First look of Ready Player One movie shows Spielberg gets it right By Rik Henderson

Although we're in the middle of the blockbuster movie season, with major films such as Spider-Man: Homecoming and War of the Planet of the Apes thrilling cinema audiences worldwide, the biggest movie story to emerge concerns a film not out for almost... Read more

Amazon Echo owners can control Sony TVs and Logitech Harmony through Alexa
Amazon Echo owners can control Sony TVs and Logitech Harmony through Alexa By Rik Henderson

During the recent Amazon Prime Day sales, you might have snapped up a bargain Amazon Echo or Echo Dot and now have an Alexa voice assistant in your home. And if you did, you're probably wondering what amazing things you can do with it.Well, we recommend... Read more

Samsung is taking over movie theatres with Cinema LED 4K HDR screens, bye bye projection
Samsung is taking over movie theatres with Cinema LED 4K HDR screens, bye bye projection By Rik Henderson

Samsung is making a play to replace projectors in cinemas for good. It has installed its first, comercialised 34-foot 4K HDR LED display designed specifically for movie theatre use.The Samsung Cinema LED screen is backlit, so does not need front projection.... Read more

11 best movies and TV shows to get the most from your OLED and Ambilight TV
11 best movies and TV shows to get the most from your OLED and Ambilight TV By Pocket-lint Promotion

With the emergence of OLED as a TV technology, and its deep, involving black levels and vibrant colours, certain movies and TV shows have never looked so good in the home.Then add Philips' proprietary Ambilight tech to the mix, where the action on screen... Read more

Loewe bild 5 is an 'affordable' slice of stylish TV
Loewe bild 5 is an 'affordable' slice of stylish TV By Max Langridge

German TV manufacturer Loewe has added yet another screen to the bild series of TVs in the bild 5. It joins the bild 7.77 and bild 9. While the bild 5 is an incredibly good looking screen, it's the price that is perhaps the most attractive aspect of... Read more

The Grand Tour season 2 trailer drops as an Amazon Prime Day tease
The Grand Tour season 2 trailer drops as an Amazon Prime Day tease By Chris Hall

Amazon Prime Day is in full swing and Amazon has used the occasion to drop a teaser for the next season of its most anticipated show: The Grand Tour. The Grand Tour see Clarkson, Hammond and May extracted from the BBC's Top Gear and taking their chaotic... Read more

Get an Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa remote for £30 on Prime Day
Get an Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa remote for £30 on Prime Day By Max Langridge

Amazon's Prime Day of deals kicks off at 6pm tonight, Monday 10 July, exclusively for Prime members. If you don't currently subscribe to Prime, you can sign up for £79/year here.As part of the Prime Day deals, Amazon is knocking £10 off the price of... Read more

Virgin Media adds Twitter to social networks you can browse data-free
Virgin Media adds Twitter to social networks you can browse data-free By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media was one of the first companies to offer access to popular apps that don't use up any of your data allowance.For a while, customers on its Virgin Mobile plans have been able to use Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp as much as they like, without... Read more

Changing the way we view TV: TP Vision's head designer talks about styling Philips' sets
Changing the way we view TV: TP Vision's head designer talks about styling Philips' sets By Pocket-lint Promotion

Televisions have not only radically changed in performance in recent times, they have also changed in style. Where once we had a massive beast dominating the corner of a living room, we now have a super-slim flatpanel either hanging on a wall or stealthily... Read more

BBC to spend £34 million to win kids back from Netflix
BBC to spend £34 million to win kids back from Netflix By Rik Henderson

The BBC is set to announce £34 million worth of new incentives in order to win back kids from streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Video.Falling viewing figures of children's TV has forced the Beeb to assess kids' viewing habits and it has realised... Read more

How Philips rediscovered the lost art of TV sound
How Philips rediscovered the lost art of TV sound By Pocket-lint Promotion

While there are many things to celebrate about the shift from hulking CRT televisions to sleek LCD and OLED TVs, sound quality is not one of them.Having so little bodywork for audio engineers to work with has all too often led to today's glorious TV... Read more

Hisense's new TV is the "ideal size" at 45-inches
Hisense's new TV is the "ideal size" at 45-inches By Max Langridge

Hisense, the purveyor of affordable yet well-performing TVs, has announced its latest set, the 45N5750. That first number is a clue as to the screen size; 45-inches.We've never come across a 45-inch set before, as screens in the past have gone from 40... Read more

Netflix now offers Dolby Atmos 3D sound, but there's a catch
Netflix now offers Dolby Atmos 3D sound, but there's a catch By Elyse Betters

Vudu is no longer the only streaming service that supports Dolby's Atmos 3D sound technology.Netflix does as well, with the launch of Bong Joon Ho's Okja, a film that debuted at the Cannes Film Festival. It's now available on Netflix, and with Atmos support,... Read more

Sony A1 OLED 4K TV review: Back to OLED with a bang
4.5 stars Sony A1 OLED 4K TV review: Back to OLED with a bang By John Archer

While ultra-expensive Sony OLED screens have long enjoyed an enviable reputation in the professional video mastering world, the brand hasn't dipped its toes into the consumer OLED market since it launched a miniscule 11-inch model back in 2008. Until... Read more

Panasonic DMP-UB400 Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: Packs a punch for an affordable price
4.5 stars Panasonic DMP-UB400 Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: Packs a punch for an affordable price By Chris Hall

Panasonic was one of the first companies out of the gate with an Ultra HD Blu-ray player in 2016. The UB900 - still the flagship player from Panasonic - offered superb handling of the new 4K disc format, but came at a price that would only attract home... Read more

What is DisneyLife and why will it make your summer holidays better?
What is DisneyLife and why will it make your summer holidays better? By Rik Henderson

Disney has always been active on streaming services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, with many of its movies available to view as part of a subscription. However, it has also been steadily growing its own, standalone streaming service since launching... Read more

How Philips is putting picture quality first
How Philips is putting picture quality first By Pocket-lint Promotion

TV technology is in such a state of flux right now that it's hard to keep up. There are, though, two things that thankfully never seem to change. First, TV buyers always pick outright picture quality as their most wanted TV feature, and second, Dutch... Read more

LG rolls out the world's first 77-inch flexible OLED display
LG rolls out the world's first 77-inch flexible OLED display By Max Langridge

LG has unveiled a new 77-inch 4K Ultra HD flexible and transparent OLED display that can be rolled up to a radius of 80mm without affecting the picture. It's the first time a display like it has ever been produced. Roll out your OLED TV like a projector... Read more

Freeview Explore serves up the best daily on-demand content
Freeview Explore serves up the best daily on-demand content By Max Langridge

Freeview Play has a brand new feature that will highlight the best content available on-demand from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, UKTV Play and any future broadcasters that partner up with the Freeview service. What is Freeview Play, when is it... Read more

KeepVid Android: Download any song or video from YouTube to your Android
KeepVid Android: Download any song or video from YouTube to your Android By Pocket-lint Promotion

There's an Android app that will let you download YouTube songs and videos to your Android. It's called KeepVid Android.KeepVid Android is not only a free YouTube downloader, which lets you download directly to your device at not cost, but it also lets... Read more

Why OLED is important and why it's the next big thing
Why OLED is important and why it's the next big thing By Pocket-lint Promotion

There has never been a better time to buy a television.Technologies such as 4K Ultra HD and HDR (high dynamic range) provide extraordinary clarity, contrast and colour representation. And we are blessed by the availability of one of the greatest breakthroughs... Read more