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Google Android TV

Google working on Android TV - the successor to Google TV you actually want?

Posted at 10:04, 07 Apr 2014

According to a leaked report, Google is working on a new TV-centric project, currently known as Android TV, which wants to take over your living room

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Amazon FireTV

Amazon announces FireTV set-top box that doubles as a games console

Posted at 17:05, 02 Apr 2014

Amazon has taken its first steps into the set-top box market with Fire TV, an Android-powered box that isn't tied to one content provider and also plays games

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Sky Buy & Keep service lets you keep downloaded movies, pops a DVD in the post

Posted at 10:03, 02 Apr 2014

Sky's new Buy & Keep service will let customers keep the digital versions of films they download through the Sky Store, and post them a physical DVD version as well

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Sky+ HD new EPG

Sky+ HD EPG refresh rolling out to customers now

Posted at 11:50, 20 Mar 2014

Sky is pushing out the latest refresh of its Sky+ HD electronic programme guide (EPG) to customers now

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Sky reveals new look Sky+HD EPG, coming this spring

Posted at 10:20, 30 Jan 2014

Sky has revealed the first image of its updated electronic programme guide, which prioritises catch-up and on-demand content

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Virgin Media TV Anywhere

Virgin Media TV Anywhere now available on Android

Posted at 16:59, 29 Nov 2013

Cable TV company boasts service offers access to more live channels than Sky Go

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Sky reveals Designer Sky+HD boxes

Posted at 10:11, 07 Nov 2013

Roland Mouret, Giles Deacon, Sophie Dahl and Kit Neale help Sky create four Designer Sky boxes for 2013

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Virgin Media BT Sport

Virgin Media + BT Sport - Deal done in time for kick off

Posted at 17:05, 15 Aug 2013

Virgin Media and BT Sport have agreed a deal for cable customers to receive the new sports service

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Intel Inside logo

Intel IPTV set-top box in the works

Posted at 9:58, 14 Feb 2013

Intel's Erik Huggers has described a next-generation set-top box with integrated camera, designed for internet media streaming

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BT YouView box free for new Infinity subscribers

Posted at 15:08, 20 Sep 2012

Free YouView box worth £299, plus BT Vision access for Infinity customers

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Humax DTR-T1010

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Rating: 5 out of 5
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Samsung BD-F8500M review

Samsung BD-F8500M

Category: PVRs
Rating: 4 out of 5
Price: £281
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Pure Avalon 300R Connect

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Your broadband is slow because you're tight and stupid

Superfast broadband is more widely available than ever, so why are some people still stuck on crawling connections?

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How to stop Facebook videos playing automatically on Android, iOS and desktop

Fed up with Facebook automatically playing videos on your newsfeed? There's a way to make it stop doing this on both the website and apps

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Chromecast apps that let you stream anything from any device

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How to fix a Windows Vista or 7 corrupt user profile: The User Profile Service failed the logon

If you're getting a "The User Profile Service failed the logon" message in Windows 7 or Vista, don't panic - we show you how to fix it and enable the hidden Administrator account

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