TV recorder & set top box News
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
Catch-up TV accounts for fifth of UK TV viewing says YouView01 July 2013
Around a fifth of the UK population’s TV viewing is now taken up by catch-up TV content, according to the first ever YouView census on television habits.
YouView app for Android now available25 June 2013
YouView has launched an Android app, offering access to its TV guide and other functions for the first time on a Google OS device.
YouView reaches 400k UK homes30 May 2013
YouView is now being used in 400,000 homes across the UK, with the set-top box only launched eight months ago.
Microsoft plotting set-top box launch alongside new Xbox?10 May 2013
Microsoft could launch a set-top box TV streaming device alongside the new Xbox, reports have claimed.
Free BT Sport channels for all BT Broadband customers, sorry Sky users09 May 2013
BT has confirmed that its upcoming BT Sport channels will be free to all BT Broadband customers from launch.
Sky On-Demand viewers number 2.3 million02 May 2013
Sky has announced that more than 2.3 million Sky customers are now watching TV on-demand through their internet connected Sky TV boxes.
Is Samsung working on a 8-core, 11-inch Nexus tablet?29 April 2013
The world's first octa-core tablet could be a Samsung/Google co-venture
Amazon working on set-top box to push original content?24 April 2013
Is Kindle TV the next frontier in Amazon's battle to usurp Netflix, Apple and everyone in between?
Asus Qube Google TV box to launch April 2312 April 2013
The Google TV set top box, Asus Qube, looks set to launch on April 23, a month after the Taiwanese company’s Q1 2013 projection.
Sony FMP-X1 4K media player announced08 April 2013
Sony has launched its first 4K media player, the Sony FMP-X1 - though its 4K online distribution service appears to be lagging behind.
Apple TV upgrade packs smaller A5 chip, not A5X11 March 2013
The Apple TV has just received a mid-cycle component upgrade, which sees the set-top box pack a smaller A5 chip rather than the expected A5X processor.
Youview chairman Lord Alan Sugar steps down01 March 2013
Lord Alan Sugar has announced that he is to step down from his role as the non-executive chairman for YouView in the coming weeks.
Pure Avalon 300R Connect Freeview+ HD TV recorder launched25 February 2013
Pure has launched its first TV set top box, the Pure Avalon 300R Connect with Freeview+ HD and recording capabilities.
YouView Humax DTR-T1010 set-top box released with silver finish14 February 2013
Humax has released its latest YouView set-top box, the Humax DTR-T1010, boasting an aesthetic upgrade despite featuring the same specs and lack of Wi-Fi as its predecessor.
YouView iOS App launched with remote record features12 December 2012
TV service provider YouView has launched the first YouView App with the iOS application introducing remote record features.
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