Apple TV app vs. Apple TV+ app vs. Apple TV device

Apple’s original TV and film programming empire continues to expand through the introduction of native apps for smart TVs and other devices. My new Sony TV has the Apple TV app and fully supports AirPlay of content from the iPhone and iPad Pro, whereas the Sky Q box has just received an update to include… Continue reading Apple TV app vs. Apple TV+ app vs. Apple TV device

Sony Bravia 55″ TV KD-55XH90/P Review

Well, I am very much enjoying the benefits of my new TV. I opted for a 55″  Sony Bravia KD-55XH90/P model over my previous choice, as it has full array dimming and had a better overall rating from customers. It was also on sale during the Black Friday period. It replaces the 60″ LG 60UF770V… Continue reading Sony Bravia 55″ TV KD-55XH90/P Review

Just barking to get away..

Even during a pandemic, one should ideally get away from their own environment once in a while to take a break from things. For me, this means getting away from the neighbours’ dog that wants to tell the world about everything that happens around it whenever it’s in the house. When it’s outside the house,… Continue reading Just barking to get away..

I decided that Sky’s Glass is Half Full, decided to go in a different direction..

I was due to have a 65″ Sky Glass TV delivered and set-up this Saturday, but on Monday decided that having gone through all the latest available information from the Sky Community forums, YouTube and other bits and bobs, Sky Glass is just too new and too finicky to take on at this time, despite… Continue reading I decided that Sky’s Glass is Half Full, decided to go in a different direction..

Is Sky Glass relevant in today’s streaming world?

Sky, the satellite TV, broadband and mobile company, today announced their newest product: Sky Glass. It’s effectively a television set with a Sky decoder built-in and uses the internet rather than satellites to provide the service. You effectively buy the TV through Sky as a loan (so even more bloody credit checks) or outright and… Continue reading Is Sky Glass relevant in today’s streaming world?

The Goodies’ Moving House, and Other Things That Happened This Week

It’s been a fairly interesting week. Thanks to Britbox, I caught up on all The Goodies episodes and decided to buy the complete collection on DVD. Fourteen, yes, fourteen discs! Given these episodes were made in the 70’s, some of the effects work featured in these episodes are rather extraordinary despite their simplicity compared to… Continue reading The Goodies’ Moving House, and Other Things That Happened This Week

If Apple really cared about the “Pro” moniker for iPhone, it would..

.. ruddy well start using a Thunderbolt controller with USB-C port for transferring those enormous ProRes video files. Lightning is fast, yes, but when you consider the iPad Pros of late have fast I/O with a USB-C port, it’s about time that the iPhone Pros started to align with the iPad in terms of I/O.… Continue reading If Apple really cared about the “Pro” moniker for iPhone, it would..