TV recorder & set top box News
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.
YouView PVR To Be Announced By Lord Sugar On July 427 June 2012
Lord Sugar is to co-host an event on July 4 where members of the press will get first first look at the next-gen Freeview recorder with internet-based extras.
Vizio Co-Star - Google TV and OnLive for Under £10027 June 2012
The Vizio Co-Star is the cheapest Google TV box we've seen yet.
Sony Google TV Box Officially Launched in UK25 June 2012
Sony's first Google TV box will be available in the UK from next month.
Sky’s On-Demand NOW TV Service Could Be Added To YouView21 June 2012
Sky is due to launch its online on-demand NOW TV service in the summer but it has reportedly not ruled out making its programmes available on YouView boxes too.
YouView Launches Public Set-Top Box Trial08 June 2012
Testing for the long-delayed connected TV service enters its next phase as members of the public are invited to play with a YouView box over the summer.
New Sky EPG Starts Rolling Out07 June 2012
A new version of the Sky EPG has started rolling out, offering an updated interface.
Apple Patent Hints at ‘Wand’ Style TV Remote06 June 2012
Apple has been granted a patent for a ‘wand-like’ media controller to respond to touch and motion.
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