The FetchTV SmartBox 8000 strikes us as a really cool bit of kit. A Freeview PVR with access to both iPlayer and Sky Player is a terrific idea, as long as you're happy to hand over your credit-card details
We're always on the lookout for exciting Freeview PVRs, and the TVonics DTR-HV250 has plenty to get us salivating, including a rather useful HDMI switch
As much as we love the Popcorn Hour, there's a new kid on the block who's keen to prove he's got the right stuff. Is this upstart hanging tough, or will we be loving the Popcorn Hour forever?
Other companies have been slow to understand what a simple yet brilliant idea this is.
Today I've got a Top Up TV Anytime box on my desk. I'm excited about this for one main reason -- I've got the Thomson DHD4000 and I think it's a brilliant PVR
BT broadband customers can get three months' free subscription to streaming games service OnLive.
The TVonics DTR-HD500 is a great little Freeview PVR with a decent amount of features and, most crucially, impressive picture quality.
Typical price: £280.00
If you love HDMI sockets and photo slideshows, there's really only one Freeview PVR we can recommend -- it's the TVonics DTR-HD500.
The IP Vision FetchTV SmartBox 8000 is a good idea, but it has two massive problems in the credit card registration process and Freeview picture quality. While it has some impressive features, we simply can't recommend you spend your money on this Freeview PVR.
Typical price: £180.00
As the BBC struggles to get Project Canvas past the regulator, Sky is pushing on with its own IPTV strategy, and is making its Sky Player service available on Cello TVs