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…

CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Kitting out the ultimate "Man Cave"

The relatives are chatting non-stop, the kids are running around like E'ed up mentalists and Nan's suffering the inevitably stinky after effects of a sprout-filled roast. It can only mean one thing: it's Christmas Day. If you're lucky enough to…

REVIEW: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium Edition (PC)

Just as the clickity-clackity sound of the humble typewriter was superseded by the tip-tap of the PC keyboard, could we soon replace even this staple PC accessory with merely the power of our voices? That's more-or-less the idea behind the Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium speech recognition software from Nuance, offering advanced dictation and hands-free PC navigation controls. Is it time to unplug your keyboard and warm up your vocal chords? Read on to find out

Samsung UE40B8000 LCD LED Backlit TV – Review

Name: UE40B8000 (Samsung) Type: 40" LCD LED Backlit TV Specs: Contrast Ratio: Mega Contrast 5,000,000:1 Resolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080p) Connectivity:4x HDMI, Digital Audio (Optical), PC, DVI, Component, Composite, Ethernet, RF, 2x USB, Scart Speakers: 2x 10 watts SRS…

Cello iViewer – Review

Name: iViewer (Cello) Type: 32" LCD TV Specs: Contrast ratio: 3,000:1 Resolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080p) Connectivity: 2x HDMI, Composite, VGA, PC Audio, S-Video, 2x Scart, RF, 2x USB, Ethernet Speakers: Nicam Stereo 2x 10 W Dimensions:22"H (including…

BT launch new Vision + box

In keeping with the big green trend in electronics right now, BT are re-launching their Vision range of set top boxes, claiming a 12% reduction in power consumption. The new BT Vision + box doesn't just give you Freeview TV…

CES 2010: Final Thoughts

The Consumer Electronics show, the behemoth of tech, the Valhalla of gadgetry, has come and gone for yet another year. But this time, rather than arriving with a bang, it slinked into sight with something more like a whimper. CES…