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Now TV Box (2nd Gen) Review

February 18, 2016 |

If I told you that you could have a fully responsive, HD set-top box that will stream free UK catch-up content such as the BBC’s iPayer, ITV Hub, All 4 and Demand 5 for only £15 and no monthly fees, would you believe me? Granted, there are a few catches but underneath it all is possibly the best deal in IPTV. If you want a sofa-friendly way to watch UK content on your television, but don’t want to spend a lot of money – then this could very well be the box for you! Read More

Apple TV 4 Review

January 29, 2016 |

Apple TV’s latest model may look just like the old puck after eating too many cheeseburgers, but packed inside the shiny plastic case is possibly the global television viewers dream machine. There still isn’t a perfect way to watch television from all around the world, but this little box has to be the closest to it we’ve seen! Read More

Sky Online TV Box (DE)

December 3, 2015 |

If you’re subscribing to one of Sky Germany’s online services; Sky Online or Sky Snap, you may also be interested in their dedicated set-top-box, especially once you spot the Roku Powered label. We give this device a full rundown in our Sky Online TV Box review. Read More

Amazon Fire TV Box (2015) Review

October 21, 2015 |

Amazon shook the streaming world when they first launched the original Fire TV, and over a year later, they’ve updated it with a brand new second generation 4K model. Check out our review to see how it stacks up against the competition!
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Chromecast (Video) 2015 Review

October 8, 2015 |

If you’re looking for a streaming device on a budget, one of the best out there is the Chromecast from Google. This fantastic, low-cost dongle will stream Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Hulu, Zattoo and loads more for less than $35 to a big-screen TV near you. But is it as easy to use as a normal set-top-box?  Read More

How-To: Changing Your Samsung J-Series (2015) TV/Blu-Ray Country App Store

August 26, 2015 |

Just bought yourself a brand new J-series Samsung TV with the hope to install on-demand apps from your home country despite being abroad? It won’t take long to realize that the only store available in the smart hub is your local one with no way to change this – that is unless you use the backdoor, and in all honesty, it’s a pretty painless process. Read More

Amazon Fire HD 7 for Media Services Review

August 12, 2015 |

It can be a difficult decision not only to choose a tablet, but also what operating system to run behind it – especially when using it for streaming television. So how does the Amazon Fire HD stand up against the amazing iPad or other Android tablets for that matter. Actually, it has one seriously killer feature… Read More

How-To: Mix International Apps on Kindle Fire HD or HDX

August 6, 2015 |

 

Got yourself a Kindle Fire tablet and tired that it is stuck to just one country’s collection of apps? Want to mix the BBC iPlayer with Zattoo & Hulu? Wait no further. There’s a relatively easy trick to mix apps from multiple regions onto the single Kindle hub… Read More

News: Matchstick from Firefox Shelved

August 4, 2015 |

Well, it had to happen. DRM has killed the open source Chromecast clone before it even reached the market, with Matchstick developers admitting defeat and refunding the thousands of financial backers who supported the hugely successful Kickstarter campaign. Read More

Nexus Player Review

April 17, 2015 |

Google really made a mess with their previous attempts at a streaming set-top-box. Google TV was a complete failure whichever incarnation you looked at, whilst the Nexus Q was little more than a raw Kohlrabi attached to a television. But with the new “Android TV”, have they finally got it right? We look at the Nexus Player from Asus & Google and decide for ourselves. Read More