1 in 2 Smart TVs are now Freeview Play enabled

Digital terrestrial service Freeview has announced that Freeview Play TVs now account for more than half of all Smart HD TV sales in the UK. In June, 55% of Smart HD TVs sold were Freeview Play enabled, a rise of 20 since January 2017, according to GfK Point of Sales Tracking survey. Launched less than…

Freeview Explore helps viewers find digital content more easily

Freeview has announced  a new feature called Freeview Explore that it's hoped will ensure Freeview Play users get the most out of their TVs. Freeview Explore will demo core functionality, deliver the latest news on the Freeview channel line-up and provide a showcase of the day’s best on-demand programmes from the UK’s leading broadcasters. Freeview…

Top 5 Freeview/YouView set-top boxes for watching free TV channels

Want to expand your channel viewing but don't want to pay for subscription services, like Sky TV? Obviously you can watch digital terrestrial (Freeview) TV channels via your digital TV set. Alternatively you can use one of the latest generation set-top boxes which will given even wider viewing choice, flexibility and, possibly, improved picture quality,…

Freeview vs Freesat: Which has the most or the best channels?

UPDATE: CHECK OUT THE BEST SET TOP BOXES FOR WATCHING FREEVIEW HERE.  If you don't want Sky or any of the paid TV services then worry not - there's a couple of free options out there. You can get Freeview, through a good old-fashioned TV aerial, or you can get Freesat - for which you'll…

12 Apps to help you Survive the Christmas Season

[nextpage title="Next"] Christmas can be a stressful time for all of us, and it seems to arrive earlier every year. If it's not gifts to buy, it's family get-togethers to arrange, parties to attend, decorations to get up and a massive dinner to prepare. To help you get super-organised this year, here are 12 apps…

Echostar HDT-610R: World's slimmest PVR

With analogue TV signals dying the death, now's the perfect time to grab a digital set-top box if you didn't already have one. Which means it's also the perfect time for Echostar to launch the HDT-610R, what they're claiming is…

TalkTalk to test its YouView service in early 2012

YouView, the venture that is looking to bring on-demand video and Freeview together, is to start a friends and family testing period starting in early 2012. The service is looking to be a catch up service that is based…

Freeview HD TV Guide app hits Android and iPad

Freeview, the UK's leading free digital TV service, have updated their range of TV planner apps, giving a once over to their iPhone offering as well as releaseing native Android and iPad versions for the first time. Listing all…

REVIEW: TVonics DTR-Z500HD digital TV recorder

HDMI switching is a rare feature for a digital TV recorder, but the TVonics DTR-Z500HD packs it in. Does the rest of its features live up to the relatively hefty price tag attached to this PVR?

Catch-up TV gets its own search engine with TimeForTelly

Catch-up TV services like the BBC iPlayer and Channel 4's 4OD service mean that we've fewer excuses than ever for missing our favourite shows, but even they have a "show-by date" of only around a week in most cases. Making…