Connected Television

Guides

Browse our guides on connected TV, home networks and TV services.

Build a home media server with a microserver

Cheap microservers and desktop PCs are ideal when it comes to sharing and streaming your media around the house.

Choosing the right network cables

Connecting your smart TV to the internet with a network cable will ensure the most reliable performance. But which is the right type of network cable?

Subscription-free TV: Freeview or Freesat

If you’re leaving a pay TV subscription or moving house there are two main options for receiving TV without a subscription: Freeview via an aerial or Freesat with a satellite dish. But which is the right choice for you?

HDMI Cables

It’s possible to spend between £3.50 and £90 on a HDMI cable. Does the cable really make a difference to the picture and audio quality? And what about those gold connectors?