Looking through various forums, once again it seems that there are people out there spending money in the hope of getting Freeview HD, and being disappointed. I spotted someone on Digital Spy this morning who had bought an Emtec Movie Cube S800H, which boasted an “HD Digital Tuner.” Unfortunately, it’s not a tuner that’s compatible… Read More Look for the logo: If it’s not T2, it’s not HD!
Price wars are great, aren’t they? Consumers always win, apparently. So, the launch of Kindle in the UK should have heralded a new dawn for eBooks, with prices falling thanks to greater competition, and everyone happy with their lovely new Sony models, or the latest version of the Kindle. The world of publishing and bookselling,… Read More eBook pricing update: where have my favourite authors gone?
When I first reviewed the Icecrypt T2200 Freeview HD box for RegHardware, one of the promised features was an update to enable recording to USB hard drives. And now, I’ve managed to get my hands on a beta version of the firmware that makes it possible. You’ll need a USB stick or external hard drive,… Read More PVR software beta for Icecrypt T2200 Freeview HD box
The BBC has confirmed that BBC One HD will launch at 7pm on Wednesday 3rd November, across all the digital TV services where the current BBC HD channel is available. You’ll find the new channel – which will be a simultaneous broadcast of the main BBC One – at Freeview channel 50, Freesat 108, Sky… Read More BBC One HD launches 3rd November, BBC HD changes channel no
If you’re in the market for a Freeview HD recorder, it’s worth considering the Digital Stream DHR8205, which is the 500GB version of the unit that I reviewed here for RegHardware. Although it doesn’t have network media playback facilities like the Humax (though some suspect that may come later), it’s a very capable unit and… Read More John Lewis bargain price on Digital Stream PVR
It’s not easy being a grumpy lefty fag. I have to be alert all the time for people lapsing from the ways of political correctness and vigilant with my proselytizing. It’s almost a full time job; one that leaves me barely enough free time for clubbing (something, I imagine, for which the baby seals are… Read More Gay is not a noun, and other bugbears
When Sky Sports was launched as an add-on to Freeview by TopUpTV and BT Vision, quite a few people wondered if they’d be able to use a CAM – the module into which a subscription card fits, which itself slides into the slot on most digital TVs and a fair number of recorders. At the… Read More Calling time on Sky Sports via a CAM?