This new, sub £80 set top box from Manhattan follows the Freeview Play specification, meaning it combines access to subscription-free channels available via your aerial, such as BBC One, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Dave, with catch-up and on-demand apps including iPlayer, All4, and UKTV Play.
Featuring an 8” E-ink touch screen and innovative form factor, the Forma is Kobo’s top of the range ereader which, with a near £240 entry price, is most likely to appeal to seasoned ebook fans.
Released in November, the 2018 Kindle Paperwhite is a lightweight, ebook reader which features a lit, 6” screen, support for Amazon’s Audible audiobook service and a waterproof casing, making it easier to use in the bath or by the pool without worrying about splashes.
In the past few months, there’s been a flurry of news on the subject. First came the arrival of a new range of mini arcade games from My Arcade, which was followed by news of the AtGames range of Blast! plug & play HDMI dongles.
Competing against the Roku and Now TV devices we’ve looked at previously is Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K Ultra HD with all-new Alexa Voice Remote, an update of its previous 4K Fire TV set top box which has been downsized to fit into the increasingly popular ‘stick’ form factor.