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Virgin Media Player Bundle w/ Free Upgrade to 100Mb Broadband £29 p/m 12 months £20 set up fee - £368 -  £40 Quidco + £50 Free Credit Code
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Includes free installation so only the £20 activation fee required on top of the monthly payments. Use code BRB745M for £50 free credit along with going through Quidco to get £40 … Read more
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Read Reviews before you get Scammed.. https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.virginmedia.com

EndemicAlarm

Here's an amazing quote from MoneySavingExpert's weekly email yesterday. > Virgin scores well on customer service. In our most recent poll, 41% rated it 'great' - ahead of BT, Sky and TalkTalk. In other words: they're terrible, and it's still better than the others.

Zim1

Did signed for the £144 cash back deal 2 weeks ago when it was here , the cash back still not appearing in my account, had to ask one their members to manually track it. Not sure if it’s gonna work at all.. thinking of actually cancelling it.. Has anybody ever got the £144 cash back? Thanks

MajesticUnicorn

I didnt actually use the code mentioned in the post, it offered me £50 or one of the alexa devices. I preferred the monies.

bbfb123

My experience with VM was I had the 100mb bb and the v3 box. Internet dropped out least once and hour for me for 3 months on end and I had VM out 3 separate times but they still failed to fix the issue. They also bodged up the installation. They considered Internet dropping out once an hour acceptable also which was the final straw. So to people saying vote on the deal I think as a potential customer about to sign up for a year it's very well worth knowing people's experiences like mine. I obviously wouldn't had signed up had I known about these issues. I'm now with BT and although I only get 40mb the connection is rock solid and it doesn't drop out anymore so I'm pleased.

RAVPower FileHub Plus - Wireless Travel Router / SD Card Reader / USB Portable Hard Drive Companion, DLNA/NAS Sharing Media Streamer 6000mAh External Battery Pack £27.99 from SVT / Amazon
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Handy little device this, with media sharing, battery pack, SD card reader and more. Perfect for staying connected when on the go. Price has dropped again, just be sure to click … Read more
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darknesskai

The Ethernet port is for plugging into a wall, at a hotel room for instance, so you only pay for one internet service but you can connect multiple devices. That, or it’s an emergency router. The transfer feature does actually work well. SD card and USB stick/Hard Drive connected, go into the app and select what you want to move on the SD card and where you want to move it to. It’s as simple as that.

IAmTheDude

If you like fiddling, you can do the same (albeit DIY'd) with a Pi ZeroW. I had a play recently for something similar (wireless hotspot to transfer photos from phone to a HDD) and to stream from HDD to the phone using custom web pages etc. Allbeit is a very DIY project and nowhere near as 'nice' looking (the Pi laggy-banded round a 2.5 HDD and power bank lol), it is pretty cool to play around with.

Sephiroth

I just got mine and I'm already disappointed. I thought I would be able to hook it up to a device that doesn't have wifi via an ethernet cable and then give that device an internet connection via the FileHub wifi. Turns out the ethernet port can only connect to a router. I've no idea why I would ever use it that way because my router has wifi (obviously) and plugging this into it would consume a valuable port. The one use case I can benefit from with this is being able to backup photos while on holiday, assuming SD card to USB transfer works as I expect. For that it's probably worth having but I was hoping to get more out of it.

darknesskai

I’ve been trying to connect it to my fire stick (apparently you can do it). But I have no idea how so I’ve just given up. Luckily I’ll use it as expandable storage for my phone and tablet.

darknesskai

It’s basic and doesn’t include certain functions. You’re best connecting to it directly in the WiFi section of your phone etc. Then going to your browser and typing 10.10.10.254 in the address bar. You can connect from there and have access to a few more features.

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Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote | Streaming Media Player - £34.99 @ Amazon
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Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote | Streaming Media Player
TheUser123

Thanks mate

durhamdurham2017

i think chromecast is better

Brownbloke11

It was 29.95 a few weeks ago so I am holding out for that price before I buy another.

smallclone

If you bought it directly from Amazon, speak to customer service via online chat. Depending on who you speak to, they can refund the difference.

pmjones79

I paid full price 2 weeks ago. I am incredibly impressed with it. Just wish I waited, but I didn't know they would reduce it.

Amazon Fire TV 4K Media Streamer £59 @ Tesco Direct Free C&C
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Connect to a world of entertainment with the Amazon Fire TV 4K Media Streamer. With a compatible 4K Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range (HDR) TV, watch as thousands of movies and TV ep… Read more
matengawhat

Not sure will be what they are happy to delivery with your weekly shop

A0000C

So are they getting rid of videos games as well? No more electronics?

matengawhat

Tesco direct is being closed down on 9th july

dwl99

What's this all about?

kokee

Only 99p cheaper than Amazon at the moment - would be happy to pay Amazon the 99p extra for them adding Babylon 5 to their streaming content from next month!

FREE live stream of Surrey CCC v Yorkshire CCC @kiaoval.com
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Coverage of all 4 days of the heavyweight County Championship match with BBC commentary
trickytree

This is the 4th season Trent Bridge have been doing this. 1 of the first I think. Been syncing up the pictures with the commentary for 2 years now. Perfect for those that have a normal working life and can't go midweek etc. Quite impressive viewing figures I believe also

harperpeter5

BORED

kaaaching

heat

yorxman

Also FREE stream on Trentbridge.co.uk of Notts v Lancs

nishdha

finally some free cricket (y)

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Now TV HD Digital Media Streamer Sky Cinema 1 Month Pass and Sky Store Voucher w/ Free Beast Pop! or Belle Pop! Figurine for £10 @ Tesco Direct (Free C&C)
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Enjoy the latest and greatest entertainment with the NOW TV box. Get access to over 1,000 movies with a free 1-month Sky Cinema pass, including the latest releases. Your NOW TV box… Read more
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monkey1999

720 only on any device but 1080 coming this year

bitm2007

Are you using a Now TV box or the app that's built into LG TV's ?

sam_of_london

Out of stock

matt139

HD is 720p and Full HD is 1080p. It’s because HD channels usually only broadcast in 720p

nikos

Now tv is streaming in HD quality on my LG TV...

FREE Live stream of Notts CCC v Hampshire CCC @ Trentbridge.co.uk
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All four days coverage of this County Championship match with BBC commentary
Wongy110

here it what I have found so far Somerset v Hampshire https://www.middlesexccc.com/fixtures/results/2018/05/11/middlesex-v-gloucestershire Middlessex v glos and derbyshire https://live.derbyshireccc.com/ and the link in the Op still works (highfive) And Edgebaston https://warwickshireccc.com/fixtures/first-xi/warwickshire-vs-northamptonshire-11th-may-2018/

kacetwo

Surrey are doing much the same for their county championship games. Links from their web page

Wongy110

Thank you been posting these in my thread in misc Love them you don't ussaually get to see what the ground staff are doing during breaks And the youtube ones you can rewind And watch the wickets you have missed

Somerset CCC v Yorkshire CCC FREE Live stream @ youtube.com
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County Championship cricket action with BBC commentary
Jennatools

Zzzzzzz

craigbob

Goodbye Nytol, Hello cricket in bed

shindigger

They sync it with radio comms. No ads. Perfect.

cloudthecat

Errrrrrr? "Deal?" Shouldn't this be in MISC or similar?? I know that when others have posted live stream for football - they have been persecuted! :3

Now TV Box +  Sky Entertainment 2 Month Pass or 1 Month Cinema Pass or 3 Months Kids Pass = £10 w/code @ Tesco Direct
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Use code TDX-YKJP to get the prices below - free c+c Not sure if also comes with a Sky Store voucher Now TV HD Digital Media Streamer Sky Entertainment 2 Month Pass £10 … Read more
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Chanchi32

1/3 is still live https://www.tesco.com/direct/now-tv-hd-digital-media-streamer-sky-cinema-1-month-pass/603-7289.prd

003hungryboys

Expired :(

duncan5112

I have seen them on eBay a few months back going for about £2.75 you could try that route. Though sky Recently have tried to pull all now tv codes being sold may be same with sky store. Kept the ones I had too much hassle selling but sky store occasionally have good deals normally ridiculously expensive used my vouchers for Suits series 4,5 and 6 £18 in total of vouchers

Zkurd

I bought this and it came with sky store £5 voucher. I don't. Need it ..is there anyway I can sell this code?

Pokora

You need to register an account with your details to access to the channels and when you don't pay you don't anything else. The account renew automatic uless you cancel the subscription.

RAVPower FileHub Plus, Wireless Travel Router, SD Card Reader USB Portable Hard Drive Companion, DLNA NAS Sharing Media Streamer 6000mAh External Battery Pack (Not a Hotspot) £27.99 Sold by Sunvalleytek-UK and Fulfilled by Amazon
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I've just purchased one of these hubs, after seeing an offer on Amazon (redeem promotional offer under £39.99 price to reduce it to £27.99). It's a bargain price!
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christiani

Apologies everyone. I think the order finished the day after I purchased it. Just received mine, and would recommend it, even at £39.99.

pengwyn

Unfortunately no good as a nas for a pc only allows copying files no playback. Good for tablets android etc in a hotel but that's it. For a cheap Nas at home pi is the best cheap solution

Predikuesi

The promotion has gone now.

gazdoubleu

Promo not working should be expired

KentishLad

Router, card reader, HDD, media steamer - does it do the dishes as well?

NVIDIA SHIELD TV 16 GB (2017 model) Media Streaming Device with Remote and Controller £150.19 @ Amazon
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Free Delivery for Prime. Dispatched from and sold by Amazon In stock on April 16, 2018. Item model number L380236 Stream PC games via 'Game-Stream' Over LAN/WIFI from NVIDIA GPU eq… Read more
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polarbaba

I prefer Bluetooth devices to control android boxes. However I noticed android TV boxes don't pair up with some types of devices. My Shield works ok with an emtec Bluetooth controller but not with the emtec remote with keyboard and mouse features. However it works great with the Nvidia shield tablet. The mouse remote also doesn't work on my Xiaomi mi box which is android TV either. Just something to bear in mind.

Ziggy2013

Whats the best mouse remote control for this?

reddeviluk

I'm considering getting one of these, CEX have them at £150 (with the two year warranty), this has a remote and joypad. Any better offers anywhere that anyone's heard of before I pull the trigger?. Cheers, Rich

slamukdeals

I usually find other boxes really slow but this seems really fast. I assume you downloaded sideload launcher, you can download tvapp repo to install apps to home screen shortcuts.

Ziggy2013

Hi, Not much difference between this and a Chinese box I had. Can anyone tell me how to show the apps that are loaded in the menu ie showbox once it is loaded you can not see it....you have to go to apps and find it

Beelink GT1 Ultimate TV Box Amlogic S912 Octa Core CPU Android 7.1 Media Player 3G RAM 32G ROM Set Top Box 2.4/5GHz WiFi £48.97 with coupon @ E-Life Store / Aliexpress
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Use $3.00/£2.15 Aliexpress discount coupons at checkout. Additional seller's £4.30 discount will automatically be applied. The Beelink GT1 Ultimate featuring the latest p… Read more
m0dm0use

Just because it says Android doesn't mean it's the best for tv. M8s pro L / w voice edition are officially Google supported tv boxes with the best for tv Android.

_uzi_

I was considering a M8S Pro L as it's one of the few affordable devices with Widevine L1 support - but then saw it lacks gigabit ethernet.. Are there any decent Kodi/Android TV boxes with Widevine L1 AND gigabit ethernet?

sky8000

Both boxes are similar in terms of specs. I don't know what you mean by "true Google Android", both have Android 7.1.1. I still prefer the Beelink Ultimate which support MicroSD cards up to 64GB (twice the storage when compared to m8s pro), it has less problems with overheating and, in my opinion, the overall design of the box and remote are better.

m0dm0use

Would a mecool m8s pro L with new mic remote and true Google Android same price be better?

jsw72

Thanks, I'll try all those suggestions... ...tried the 4k Kodi fix - worked :-)

RAVPower FileHub Plus,Wireless Travel Router, SD Card Reader / USB Portable Hard Drive Companion, DLNA/NAS Sharing Media Streamer -Includes 6700mah Power Bank - £27.99 del w/ promo - Sold by Sunvalleytek-UK and Fulfilled by Amazon
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Hey all. Saw this on hukd hack in December didn't actually get around to purchasing but it seems to be back and at a better price with the promo applied. Haven't looked into other … Read more
Ali_Boro

I bought this in December but never used it at I don't really know what it's for apart from the powerbank

PurpleGhost

Just bought this a week ago for £37, any chance I can get the diffence back, never done this sorta thing before espically with "fulfilled by" items.

itchyone

Hi! Prior to posting I searched all ravpower active deals, this item wasn't shown. I can see site admin revived a thread of this item from January at roughly the same time I posted this. Sorry if it's a duplicate.

jameshothothot

Can you install a vpn on it? Lots of people on windscribe deal would like it if so for their tv and firestick etc to get netflix us.

marktyson

I tried this and had Chromecast issues when browsing media from an iPhone or iPad on the TV. My Android phone was OK with it though.

Roku 2 Streaming Media Player (4205E) £46.99 @ Amazon
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I missed the previous Amazon deal at £39.99, but the price has now gone down again. This time to £46.99. This is the third (and last) one of these I have bought as I prefer having … Read more
groovyrob

OK I am seeing the de-interlacing issues on live TV with my fire stick.. it's only noticeable on fast moving scenes. I have been reading that the latest Fire TV (pendant) gen 3 has built in hardware de-interlacing which I guess is why you were asking me as I didn't make it clear I had the fire stick. Anyone able to comment on de-interlacing with the latest fire TV 4k?

telboy69

Rubbish

groovyrob

In using the HD home run app for the fire tv which seems OK for live tv. Not tried live TV in kodi yet. Got the fire tv stick for 29 from argos weekend before last. It's still on offer there. The roku is unable to play back the mpeg codec natively thats used in live tv broadcasts, so the plex server has to transcode to whatever codec the roku supports. That is also why HD home run never made a Roku app.

rtbsghgfh

Are you referring to mpeg2 due to DVD playback, or Plex Live TV? If the latter, how does the Fire TV cope with interlaced content? (and also as @blakie881 asks - where did you get it for £29? :)) I have a Firestick and Live TV is unwatchable due to it's poor deinterlacing ability.

blakie881

Please tell me where you purchased a Fire TV from for £29. Sure it wasn’t the Fire Stick?

Intempo tangle free earphones, with mic and a nice travel case, free click and collect £2.93 @ Robert dyas
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This looks like a brilliant deal. Price on Intempo website 14.99 https://www.intempo.co.uk/ee1740blkstk-intempo-ee1740blkstk-travel-earphones-with-carry-case-black.html great pri… Read more
LG42017

Debating weather to buy it and get it tangled so I can go to watchdog

dellfan

OOS

jdddd

Yes there is on other websites it says an 'easy to use control panel' instructions will make it clearer.

M_z

"Intempo tangle free earphones" .... just got excited there, I read "...free earphones" ...

Arghness

Is there a volume control on these? Looks like there is only 1 button.

All-New Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote (Pendant Design) | Streaming Media Player £59.99 at Amazon
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Looks like Amazon are price matching Sainsburys and Argos and rightly too since it is an Amazon product! Now selling at £59.99 instead of £69.99
gjc5111

I note this device has 4k hdr whereas the old 4k fire box didn't. Is this a reason to go for the new device over the old one if you want the best 4k content?

hackboski

Haha guess that 1p makes all the difference (excited) XD (lol)

woster

Amazing (lol) (lol) (lol) https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/amazon-fire-tv-4k-at-sainsburys-for-60-2910972

Roku 2 Streaming Media Player  (2015 model)  now £29 delivered @ Amazon
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Good offer for this great media player (y) Lightning fast performance 1,400+ streaming channels - free, subscription, rent, or buy Search across the most channels Simple … Read more
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CrazyBob

+1

Maevoric

Unless I'm missing something its now £58

Maevoric

This no good? https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B076F7D71R/ref=dp_ob_neva_mobile

stecalam

Great price shame they were all instantly bought couldn't even add to basket when they were still in stock price has gone back up.

germainsophie

Wish they still sold the roku stick. :( Mine doesn't work anymore and can't get now tv on the firestick. 😑

Bush Classic Retro Turntable Vinyl player - Red/Brown/Black/Teal colours £19.99 @ Argos
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I think it's a very good price, this is still £40 on amazon. If you connect decent speakers it's quiet a cool and stylish vinyl player. :) Description : You'll have your record… Read more
themachman

there is (y)

sadbuttruee

wouldn't play my rare soul records on one of these, that's for sure

uni

there's no subtitles and it's a half hour long, but skipping through i can't see any sign of a microscope or any equipment to properly measure the damage these players cause, so i'd be very wary of what he's saying. the damage to records caused by badly calibrated turntables isn't normally seen easily by the naked eye when the record is going round the turntable 45 times a minute with a stylus in the grooves, the vinyl heats up and the stylus cuts through the vinyl like a hot knife through butter, and instantly cools, trapping things like dust in the vinyl, which is why you get pops and clicks that you can't get rid off. if the turntable isn't calibrated properly, this is where most damage is caused. it's permanent damage that you can't easily see with the naked eye. it's not like taking a knife and making obviously visible surface scratches the problem with this is when people eventually get bored of the fad and the records end up on the second hand market, collectors won't easily be able to tell how bad a record is damaged by looking at pictures or descriptions by sellers who will base condition on looking at the vinyl http://www.audioappraisal.com/will-a-cheap-turntable-damage-your-records/ https://budgetvinylcollector.wordpress.com/2016/08/28/why-cheap-turntables-ruin-vinyl/ http://www.soundmattersblog.com/whats-wrong-cheap-record-players/

timwright42

Alternatively why not just throw your records into a hedge?

andiejn

false economy, this will scratch records very easily, If you're happy to spend £20 on a player, and then re-buy your collection once a year, crack on, I'd prefer the dearer playr & buying the cllection once, just adding to it each year.

Roku 2 Streaming Media Player (4205E) £39.99 @ Amazon
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Was browsing for one of these and the Amazon price dropped £20 before my eyes. Not as good as the £34 Tesco deal from earlier this week, but that's now expired and it's £75 there. … Read more
buglawton

There's a simple Roku app for playing photos and videos from your network (definitely includes mp4 as I was doing just this). I was using the SD card on my Asus router.

parkieg

Plex is actually really easy to set up, and makes accessing your media a dream. I regret not discovering it years earlier. Trust me, it's the best option and much better than mirroring or Chromecast. Plus once it's set up it's very user-friendly for your family too. Basically it turns all your media files into your own personal Netflix. You don;t need to be tech-savvy, and there's lots of how-to videos on YouTube. Best of all Plex is completely free. (There is a paid service available, but you really don't need it).

milady

This was briefly just back in stock. Just to ask a stupid question, what's the obvious alternatives to this with its USB port for watching your own e.g. mp4 files? Running a server with Plex? (But that seems for the tech-savvy only...). Screen mirroring with Chromecast etc.? Some other way? Thanks.

dralanhart

No you can't.

dralanhart

Interesting. Little stated difference between the express and the 2. Express has private listening via the app, but no screen mirroring. The 2 has extra ports.

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