Is Amazon planning to become Argos?

Amazon revolutionised retail by taking it online and according to reports... is now planning to do the complete opposite and open up physical stores. According to ITProPortal, Amazon is planning to open a "mini warehouse" in New York, near famous department store Macy's. Whilst it will be primarily designed to be a place to pick…

Top Up TV+ DTR now available with 250GB hard drive


The Top Up TV+ digital TV recorder (DTR) isn’t a new concept — we were talking about it last year and it’s been on the cards since late 2006 — but now Top Up TV has announced a 250GB version, meaning even more space to record Freeview programmes.

By now, I’m assuming everyone knows what the main features of a DTR are (if not, go back to that last article and read). Suffice it to say that this model does all the things you’d expect a dual-tuner Freeview DTR to do. It also continues to give you access to the PictureBox service for £5 a month, offering a choice of seven blockbuster movies each day, plus the usual benefits of the Top Up TV service.