TV recorder & set top box News
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.
Apple TV update to add Bluetooth keyboard compatibility10 December 2012
A new Apple TV update beta has revealed that the iPhone and iPad manufacturer is to add Bluetooth keyboard compatibility to its TV enhancing system.
PS3 tops Netflix streaming charts05 December 2012
The Sony PS3 is officially the most popular device for streaming Netflix content to TV sets
Sky's NOW TV arrives on Roku set-top boxes28 November 2012
NOW TV, the subscription-based internet video service from Sky is now available on Roku media streaming boxes.
Xbox TV to take on Apple TV in 201322 November 2012
Reports have emerged claiming that Microsoft is working on an Xbox TV set top box for 2013
Virgin Media TV Anywhere PC and mobile app goes live07 November 2012
Virgin Media launches its cloud-based TV Anywhere service to stream live and on-demand programmes to PCs and laptops and an app to control TiVo boxes.
BBC iPlayer arrives on Sky+30 October 2012
Sky+ customers can now access the BBC iPlayer directly from their Sky+ HD box.
D-Link Boxee TV pictures leaked online09 October 2012
Boxee set-top box will combine TV tuner with web apps and PVR functionality
BBC iPlayer adding Live Restart to Sky, Virgin and Freesat (updated)04 October 2012
Sky, Virgin Media and Freesat users will be able to choose any live BBC TV channel and zip back to the start of the show using the iPlayer’s Live Restart
Sky adds catch-up TV to Sky+ boxes, BBC iPlayer imminent26 September 2012
A 7-day catch-up TV section has been added to the on-demand service on Sky+, carrying programmes from Sky, ITV, Channel 5 and soon the BBC.
Sky+ HD 2TB box launched - store up to 350 hours of HD joy26 September 2012
Sky has launched a higher-capacity version of its Sky+ HD box, now with a 2TB hard drive.
Pure Avalon 300R Connect Freeview HD recorder offers iPlayer and music streaming21 September 2012
Digital radio brand Pure ventures into video with the Avalon 300R Connect, a Freeview HD PVR with a 500GB or 1TB hard disk and Wi-Fi, costing £299-£349.
Apple TV may skip 2012 altogether06 September 2012
There may be no updated Apple TV in 2012, according to reports, thanks to uncooperative US media companies
Apple TV Could be Evolving into a Cloud-Based PVR20 August 2012
Apple is reportedly planning to blur the division between live and on-demand programmes through its next-gen Apple TV box with a possible ‘cloud PVR’ service too.
Apple Looking to Bring Live Broadcasts to Apple TV16 August 2012
According to the WSJ Apple is negotiating with cable providers to bring live TV broadcasts to its Apple TV service
Watch Hulu Plus on Your UK Apple TV01 August 2012
An exploit has been found that allows you to watch US-only Hulu TV on your UK Apple TV box.
TalkTalk Offers Free YouView Box for its Plus Subscribers26 July 2012
TalkTalk Plus subscribers can now register for a free YouView box and get optional premium TV content from the Sky line-up.
YouView, the Souped-Up Freeview Box Launches in Late July04 July 2012
YouView's chairman Lord Sugar has officially launched the long-awaited next-gen digital recorder that bundles Freeview, catch-up TV and video on demand into one box.
Apple TV App Store Being Planned?28 June 2012
A newly customisable home screen for Apple TV suggests that iOS 6 could open up the box to a wider range of third-party apps.
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