Nvidia Shield with Plex Server and live TV via HDHomeRun Guide & Review

I have talked about Plex a few times over the years, it is a fantastic application, and I have one of the lifetime licences to make the most out of it. Like most users, I use it to manage my locally stored media, providing access from a server to all the streaming devices in the … Read more

Blue Yeti Nano Review – A premium USB microphone at a more affordable price

Blue is synonymous with high-quality consumer microphones, with the Blue Yeti USB microphone being one of the most popular options on the market for podcasters and streamers. While I have not personally used the Yeti, it is well known for its exceptional build and performance all with the convenience of a USB interface. Having previously … Read more

Blue Blackout Spark SL XLR Condenser Microphone Review

Blue are the gold standard when it comes to companies that manufacture microphones; they also have some fantastic headphones.  I think every Youtuber and streamer I know uses their gear. For consumers wanting to up their game from a USB based system to the professional XLR based connection, Blue has released the Spark SL which … Read more

Xiaomi announces Mi Box 4 and 4c, available in China starting February 1st

Xiaomi has officially announced the Mi Box 4 and budget-minded Mi Box 4c for the Chinese market. The China-only devices run the custom MIUI TV interface instead of Android TV. Previously Xiaomi has launched an international version which ran Android TV and was well received by many, generally being thought as a cheap alternative to … Read more

Amazon Fire TV 4K (2017) Review

Following my review of the GooBang Doo ABOX A1 Plus, I wasn’t entirely happy with the performance for my particular needs. It is a decent device for the money, I am just a bit fussy about things, I wasn’t overly keen on the user interface, the remote didn’t work very well in Netflix, and I … Read more

Win a OTT M8S Android TV Box with Kodi installed

Continuing our Christmas giveaways, I have the OTT M8S Android TV Box up for grabs today. This was reviewed back in March and is an excellent budget Android box with all the features that most people want from these things, including Kodi. The specification includes: RAM:2GB DDR3 ROM:8GB NAND FLASH GPU:Octa-core Mali-450MP GPU @ 600MHz … Read more

Google Home Believed to be $130 at Launch. 4K Chromecast $70

We heard about Google Home at the annual I/O developer conference, it is basically a smart spear in direct competition to the Amazon Echo. It is a logical step for Google too, Goole Music is a big service for them, and Google Now is a voice assistant they have been pushing hard the past couple … Read more

Sonos opens up to Spotify Connect & Amazon Echo

I love my Sonos in the Kitchen, it is great just to be able to click play and it immediately starts up the playlist I was previously on, connecting to a multitude of online streaming services. But, as most Sonos users would agree, the App kinda sucks. It’s not so much that it is bad, … Read more

Synology announces DS416play: 4 bay home NAS with 4K transcoding.

I used to be a big fan of Network Attached Storage device before I upgraded to a dedicated server. Synology have always offered some of the best products out there with the DSM interface being great and fool proof as possible. This week they launched the DS416play, which is part of their home orientated line … Read more

Panasonic DMP-UB900 UHD 4k Blu-Ray Player Preview

DMP-UB900

Following on from my previous 2 posts about the general 2016 line-up from Panasonic, and a preview of the new DX902 model( TX-65DX902B ), we were briefly shown the new Ultra HD Blu-ray that Panasonic has just launched, the DMP-UB900. It is funny that 4K TVs have been out for quite a while now but generally … Read more

OTT M8S Android TV Box Review

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] For your chance to win this the OTT M8S Android TV Box please enter below Win a OTT M8S Android TV Box with Kodi [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Android powered smart TV boxes have boomed the past few years, and I am personally … Read more

PlayStation Now will stream games to PS4, Vita, PS3, tablets and smartphones

Sony has just announced PlayStation Now a new service similar to OnLive which is based on the lesser known Gaikai which Sony acquired. This service will be a subscription model where games can be rented by title or subscription PSN features like multiplayer, online, trophies and messages. When you have rented a game you will … Read more