Sky’s Now TV Box review round-up

When it comes to the latest in audiovisual technology it wouldn’t be unfair to say Sky TV’s ageing satellite system is years behind the competition when it comes to streaming and catchup TV. And with the likes of LoveFilm and Netflix changing the landscape of TV consumption, Sky has finally realised that its current crop … Continue reading Sky’s Now TV Box review round-up

Google’s Chromecast Review Roundup

Last week Google released a HDMI dongle called Chromecast, a week later the entire tech fraternity are still talking about it – so what is it and why is it so important? Basically Chromecast is Google’s answer to Apple’s Airplay, but with a few added bells and whistles. Designed to be cheap (just $35), and … Continue reading Google’s Chromecast Review Roundup

Life’s Good: LG 2013 Product Showcase

LG invited us to take a look at their plans for our living room for 2013. Whilst we didn’t enjoy their choice of curtains, they had some amazing suggestions for audio/visual equipment. The future’s looking pretty clever, with 90% of LG’s upcoming TV and AV roadmap Smart-enabled. Smartphones have really set the bar quite high … Continue reading Life’s Good: LG 2013 Product Showcase

Rdio launches Vdio for TV and movies on demand

Music streaming service Rdio has launched a new Vdio site for streaming TV shows and movies on demand. Unlike Rdio, Vdio adopt a pay-per-item approach rather than a monthly subscription model, with content available to buy or rent. The service is currently only available to existing Rdio Unlimited subscribers, or those who sign up in … Continue reading Rdio launches Vdio for TV and movies on demand

One For All: Indoor Aerials to Tackle 4G Interference

Everyone has gotten terribly excited about the emergence of 4G – and for those who live or work in central London and other cities, much has been made of the fantastic upload and download speeds you can already see on your smartphones. But one of the downsides of the progression made in data speeds is … Continue reading One For All: Indoor Aerials to Tackle 4G Interference

Ultra-HD TVs: Why It’s Actually Good News For 3D

In the tech world a general rule is: more is usually always better. And that’s certainly the case with Ultra-HD TVs which have 4 times as many pixels than current HDTVs – but before you considering spending a cool £25,000 on one (yes, the price of a medium saloon car) there’s a few things you … Continue reading Ultra-HD TVs: Why It’s Actually Good News For 3D

Haier at CES: Finally a good reason to shout at the TV

Ooh! Ooh! It’s exciting CES news time! Haier does indeed hold innovation very close to its heart, and that’s really very exciting, not in a cheesy way either, this lot are on it like Donkey Kong! The brand is changing the 3D TV experience and it’s awesome to watch it all unfold. Haier’s glass-free 3D … Continue reading Haier at CES: Finally a good reason to shout at the TV

LG Magic Remote: Pick Witch channel to watch

Just as he who controls the Spice controls the universe, he who controls the remote controls the living room. And if you’ve seen My Neighbours the Yamadas you’ll know the almost magical power the remote control can have in the living room. LG are aware of the levels of reverence necessary for the device and … Continue reading LG Magic Remote: Pick Witch channel to watch