Home Automation for under £125

Bit off topic for this website, but for Christmas I got an Amazon Echo Dot and wanted to try my hand at installing some home automation. I loved the idea of turning my lights on and off or controlling my TV with my voice. However, the officially supported kits, like the the Philips Hue kits and Harmony […]

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Now Is The Time To Sign Up for a VPN

Protect Yourself From the ‘Snoopers Charter’ The Investigatory Powers Bill, or ‘Snoopers Charter’ has been called the most extreme surveillance law ever passed in a democracy. In the near future, every website visited my every UK citizen will be logged and stored for a period of one year by the ISP. The Government will be […]

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Sony TV Amazon App Available for Android TV

We’ve shown you before a work-around to get Amazon Instant Video working on your Android TV. Sony TVs have an official app for this, but until recently the APK didn’t work on Android TVs – but as of now there is a official version that works Download the APK here You just need to sideload […]

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Best Wireless Keyboards With Trackpads for Cordcutting Devices

1 – Rii Mini Wireless – £7.99 So you want a keyboard that fits in nicely with your other remote controls – then this is the keyboard for you! The keys and touchpad controls are all built into a form factor that resembles a standard remote control. It may take a little while for you to get used […]

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How to make your Android box better than ever

So, you’ve purchased an Android box to hook up to your TV and add some Apps and Games. These Android Boxes are running a normal version of Android, rather than a version designed for TV interfaces. Its best to think of the Amazon box software as software designed for a tablet, so without the touch […]

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How To Install Unsupported Apps to Android TV

The Android TV app library is a little lacklustre. All your basics are there, but sometimes you want EVEN MORE apps. There’s a really simple way to do this, and all you need is a laptop or desktop to access the Google Play Store. Just login with your Google Account, search for the app you […]

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How to install Amazon Prime Video on Android TV

**** UPDATE 2017 **** Seems like this app has been taken down due to a request from Amazon. The good news is the now supports Amazon Prime right out of the box. If you’re using another Android TV model, it doesn’t look like there’s currently a way to load Amazon Prime Video, but if we […]

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Why you shouldn’t buy a pre-loaded Android Box or Hacked Amazon Fire

Recently there have been seemingly hundreds of Android box pre-loaded with Kodi, or so called ‘hacked’ Fire TV sticks with Kodi loaded on. Sellers advertise these boxes as ‘Free TV’ and some even claim that they’re totally legal.  The version of Kodi that these boxes are running are known by the Kodi community as ‘builds’, […]

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Start Here: What Device Do I Need?

There are so many options out there, you may be a little lost on which device is right for you. Don’t worry – no matter your budget or requirements, they’ll be a cordcutting device to save you money. Here we break down our top picks for every type of UK Cordcutter. Best All Round Box: […]

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