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Set top boxes & on-demand TV reviews

The latest Set top boxes & on-demand TV reviews at PC Advisor. Set top boxes & on-demand TV user reviews, ratings, buying advice and price comparison

  • Google Nexus Player review UK

    The Nexus Player is Google’s set-top media streamer and follows on from the best-selling Chromecast. It’s like Apple’s TV and Roku 3, but even more like Amazon’s Fire…

    £79 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Amazon Fire TV Stick review

    The Fire TV Stick joins a growing number of media streamers which are small enough to hide away behind your TV, and cheap enough to buy alongside a Chromecast or…

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Chromecast vs Roku Streaming Stick

    Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Chromecast vs Roku Streaming Stick. Which is the best streaming stick for you? Find out in this comparison.

    £39 inc VAT

  • Tronsmart Draco AW80 Android Media Player review

    Tronsmart's Draco AW80 is an octa-core Android Media Player that turns any TV into an Android tablet. And now it supports Ubuntu 14.04 too. Read our Tronsmart Draco…

    £95 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • NZXT Doko review

    The Doko is a tiny box that lets you do (almost) everything you can do on your PC, on your TV. Here's our NZXT Doko review.

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • BT TV Starter review

    BT has launched a new budget package to compete with TalkTalk and Sky. Here’s our BT TV Starter package review.

    £5 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Google Chromecast vs Amazon Fire TV

    Which media streamer should you buy? Google's Chromecast is cheap but needs a smartphone or tablet to control it, which Amazon's Fire TV is more expensive and works…

    £79 inc VAT

  • Amazon Fire TV review

    The Fire TV is a rival to the Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku's media streamers. Is this set-top box good enough to beat the established players? Find out in our Amazon…

    £79 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Roku 3 review

    The Roku 3 media streamer is expensive but has excellent features and a wealth of content on offer. Here's our Roku 3 review.

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Google Chromecast review

    A low-cost competitor to Apple TV and Roku which allows you to stream online video and music to your TV using smartphones, tablets, PCs and laptops, we love the…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apple TV 2014 review

    The Apple TV is a good-looking and well-designed on-demand TV player. But where is the UK content? Here's our 2014 Apple TV review.

    £79 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Roku Streaming Stick review

    The Roku Streaming Stick is a HDMI dongle media streamer designed to take on Google's Chromecast with a superb selection of UK TV content. Here is our Roku Streaming…

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Sky Now TV Box review

    The Sky Now TV Box is either a very cheap media streamer, or a very expensive way to get Sky Sports and Sky Movies. Read our Sky Now TV Box review to find out which…

    £10 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • EZCast (M2) review (B00IIEHWAQ)

    The EZCast (M2) is an HDMI dongle-based TV streamer that is a cut-priced alternative to the Google Chromecast. You get what you pay for, however, as we find out in…

    £15 inc VAT

    Score - 4 out of 10

  • Blinkbox on-demand video review

    Blinkbox is one of the best on-demand video services, offering UK viewers a wide range of recent films at a decent price with reasonable terms of use. And you can use…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Sony PlayStation TV hands-on review

    We've taken a look at the Sony PlayStation TV micro-console streaming box which will launch later this year. Read our Sony PlayStation TV hands-on review.

    £84 inc VAT

  • VBox XTi 3340 TV gateway review

    The VBox XTi 3340 is a set top box that is part media streamer, part DVR and part Freeview receiver. It lets you watch all of your TV wherever you are in your home.…

    £185 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • BT YouView+ box review (2014)

    BT has updated its YouView+ box to the Humax DTR-T2100. It offers exactly the same features and easy-to-use YouView interface as before but in a much smaller, faster,…

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Swann DVR4-1500 4 Channel Compact DVR & Pro-510 Camera review

    The Swann DVR4-1500 4 Channel Compact DVR & Pro-510 Camera does exactly what its name suggests. The camera quality isn't quite perfect, yet the system as a whole with…

    £230 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • 2TB Sky+HD box review

    The 2TB Sky+HD box offers massive storage for your TV recordings in a new slimmer case, and with built-in Wi-Fi.

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

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