TV recorder & set top box News
New Apple TV reportedly hit by delays, may miss tomorrow’s event21 October 2013
Apple is reportedly experiencing delays with its next-generation Apple TV set top box, which may cause it to miss tomorrow’s event entirely.
New Apple TV tipped for October 23 release date18 October 2013
A new Apple TV will be released on October 23, the French and German arms of retailer Amazon have suggested.
Sky NOW TV Box bundles launch in the UK16 October 2013
Sky has launched special NOW TV Box bundles in the UK, offering Sky Movies and Sky Sports passes as part of the package.
Google TV set to make way for Android TV11 October 2013
Google is reported to be renaming its Google TV living room box software to Android TV
Roku 3 lacks key universal search feature in the UK03 October 2013
Roku has neglected to mention that any Roku 3 boxes purchased outside the US will lack one of the device’s key features, the Universal Search function.
Roku 3 launches in the UK, other boxes given updates25 September 2013
Roku has given its line of Roku streaming players a refresh and finally bringing the Roku 3 to the UK, Canada and Ireland.
E4 and Film4 live channels added to Sky Go lineup24 September 2013
Sky has announced that customers can now watch live E4 and Film4 content using its Sky Go service on the move.
Apple TV 6.0 update fixed and re-released24 September 2013
Apple TV 6.0 has been re-released after technical issues led to the initial update being pulled.
PS Vita TV not coming to US and UK “at this point”13 September 2013
Sony is not planning to offer the PS Vita TV set-top box in the US and UK “at this point”, for now it’s remaining a Japanese exclusive.
Apple TV software refresh launching September 18?11 September 2013
The Apple TV refresh is tipped to launch next week, September 18, despite its conspicuous absence from the Apple event.
Netflix arrives on Virgin Media TiVo boxes10 September 2013
Selected Virgin Media TiVo customers will now get access to the new Netflix app via their set-top boxes.
BT Sport now available on Virgin Media15 August 2013
Virgin Media has just added BT Sport to its channel line-up, making it the only place to get all the sport under one subscription.
Apple iTV features hinted at by second screen startup Matcha.tv purchase14 August 2013
Apple has just purchased second-screen startup Matcha.tv, hinting at future Apple iTV features.
Freesat Free Time gains Demand 506 August 2013
The Channel 5 catch-up service, Demand 5, is now available on Freesat platforms, joining BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4OD.
BT Sport launches today as Sky Sports rival01 August 2013
BT Sport will officially launch at 6pm this evening, taking on the might of UK sports broadcasting, Sky Sports.
Apple TV beta adds iTunes music purchasing and one-tap set-up30 July 2013
Apple has released new beta software for its Apple TV, adding iTune music purchasing and the ability to configure with a tap of an iOS 7 device
Sky launches £10 NOW TV Box26 July 2013
Sky has launched the NOW TV Box, which turns normal television sets into smart TVs for just £10
Dave on demand launches on YouView23 July 2013
YouView owners can now enjoy the new Dave catch-up service, which went live today.
Google working on internet TV service17 July 2013
A fresh report from the WSJ claims that Google is pushing for an online TV service featuring traditional programming.
Apple proposing ad-free premium TV service16 July 2013
Apple is said to be pitching an ad-skipping feature for its premium TV service
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