TV recorder & set top box News
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.
Sky’s Online PAYG Now TV Service Poised For Launch04 May 2012
Sky is gearing up to debut the online pay-as-you-go movies and TV portal Now TV, and just-acquired Smart TV movie provider Acetrax to bolster its offerings.
TVonics Offers Freeview PVR for the Blind and Partially-Sighted03 May 2012
RNIB and TVonics have plugged text-to-speech functionality into a Freeview PVR, to make it suitable for the blind and partially-sighted.
Sony's Google TV To Hit Europe In September?03 April 2012
Google TV smart set-top boxes are due from Sony in Europe from September, according to a French news report.
Third Apple TV Unveiled07 March 2012
The 2012 edition of the Apple TV box has been announced. It's small, it's affordable and supports 1080p.
New Apple TV Coming As Stock Runs Out23 February 2012
A leading UK retailer is telling staff no more Apple TV units are available or when they may be back in stock.
New Apple TV Coming Next Month13 February 2012
Retailers in the US are listing the current Apple TV as out of stock as the company prepares for an event early next month.
Roku Launching In UK And Ireland With iPlayer10 February 2012
The streaming service is launching in the UK with set-top boxes costing as little as £50.
BT Announces Deal With Miramax31 January 2012
Subscribers to BT Vision Unlimited will now get access to the back catalogue of Miramax movies.
Sky To Launch Internet TV Service31 January 2012
Sky Go also coming to Android phones from HTC and Samsung next month.
Sky Anytime+ Expanding To All Broadband Providers30 January 2012
BBC iPlayer and ITV Player also joining the video-on-demand service.
Lord Sugar Tells YouView Staff: You’re Fired28 October 2011
The entire PR and marketing team at YouView has been let go ahead of next year’s launch.
Virgin Media Reports Return To Growth27 October 2011
After losing 36,000 customers in Q2, Virgin Media has announced a return to growth in the last three months.
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