Even though it is technically possible to record content from a Virgin V6 or Sky Q to a DVD recorder, it is illegal if you deliberately try to bypass the Digital Rights Management or Copy Protection measures employed by content companies to protect their content. What do you do if you really need a copy of a programme you have recorded to your set top box?
I’ve been looking for a solution which would enable me to watch live and recorded Freeview HD channels using either a 4th or 5th generation Apple TV. Continue reading “How to watch & record Freeview HD channels on Apple TV”
I’m often asked how you can watch BT Sport on an Apple TV using the BT Sport app on your iPhone or iPad. This post will describe the steps you need to take to achieve this. Continue reading “Watching BT Sport on an Apple TV using AirPlay”
I’ve just been forced to replace a 5 ½ year old 40″ Samsung LED Smart TV as it had decided not to work any longer. Should I upgrade to Ultra HD 4K? I hadn’t planned on upgrading it yet, as I had expected it to provide a few more years of excellent service. Even though the picture seemed to be as good as it was on the day that I first owned it, it wouldn’t boot up! Continue reading “Is now the time to upgrade your television to Ultra HD 4K?”
I recently switched my broadband supplier from Sky Fibre to BT Infinity 1. I now get 51Mbps downloads coming into the house and 10Mbps upstream. As BT streams its premium TV channels over the internet, I decided to do everything possible to make sure the maximum download speed is available to every device in the house. I would also like to be well positioned to take advantage of 4K (Ultra HD) broadcasts when I upgrade my television equipment. Continue reading “Using Powerline Networking to Optimise Home Broadband and WiFi Performance”
I recently wrote about “Saving Money on Sky Multiroom” and the reasons behind our decision to scale back on our Sky+ HD subscription. Having made the decision I needed to make sure it worked for us, and we got the most from our Sky and BT TV subscriptions. Continue reading “Watching Sky on multiple TVs without a Multiroom subscription”
I have been a Sky customer for most of the of the last 22 years. Up until recently I was fully committed to Sky and paid them monthly for a complete package of satellite TV, fibre broadband and telephone including Sky Multiroom.