from £280, youview.com
Not everything involving Alan Sugar is full of deluded, self-obsessed twonks. Take Humax’s DTR-T1000, for example. It contains the bearded business Boglin’s YouView tech – a subscription-free TV service that combines traditional broadcast channels with on-demand telly from the Beeb, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 in one box. Scroll to something you’ve missed and an icon indicates whether it’s available on catch-up; hit play and away you go. There’s also the option to pay for Now TV (for Sky Movies) and BT Vision (for Sky Sports), making it the perfect mix ‘n’ match telly box for those unwilling to sell their souls to Murdoch or Branson. Freeview – you’re fired. Read review
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