My review of the IceCrypt T2400 Freeview HD PVR has now been published on Register Hardware. Here I’m going to add a few more bits of information, which couldn’t all be fitted in the space I had over on RH. Firstly, the overall summary – I gave the unit 70%, because I think it’s pretty… Read More Icecrypt T2400 Freeview HD PVR review
TVs with network connections are all the rage; they’re not actually that new – I looked at some for RegHardware a while back – but this year’s CES show brought forth lots of new ones, and updates to existing ranges. Google is trying to get in on the act too, with some TVs and set… Read More Do you really want the internet on your TV?
Some readers of The Register passed on news of a problem they’ve been experiencing with PlayTV – the add-on to the PS3 that lets you use it to watch and record Freeview. It appears that, after updating to version 2.02, some users are experiencing PlayTV hanging, and the advice from Sony’s support line is that… Read More PlayTV – a quick response to a quirky update
Over the holidays, I took the plunge and updated my home phone system to version 3 of the 3CX software PBX. There are various improvements in version 9, including automatic blacklisting of IP addresses to help ward off VoIP hackers, and some options such as ringing your mobile at the same time as your extension.… Read More Upgrading to 3CX 9
I recently published a well-deserved critique of Topfield, makers of the TF5800 PVR. But it’s worth recalling some of the things that their boxes do really cleverly – or can be made to do – that make them still the PVR of choice for many people. Last night, I was catching up on some recordings… Read More It’s the little touches that make a PVR