My biggest review ever was the Humax Youview box lead by a consortium way back then. It’s online offerings were slim but that has improved and finally has reached a pinnacle of netflix now being available on YouView.
On it’s first release YouView’s on demand offerings were limited to this and I dinged the review score for being so limited. Times have moved on thankfully.
<a href=”http://essentialapple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Sky-Now-TV-on-YouView.png”><img class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-3266″ title=”Sky Now TV on YouView” src=”http://essentialapple.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Sky-Now-TV-on-YouView-600×337.png” alt=”Sky Now TV on YouView” width=”600″ height=”337″ /></a>
“Netflix is a brilliant addition to our already impressive line-up of TV programming. We are really excited about Netflix and giving YouView audiences even more choice.”
Bill Holmes, head of business development at Netflix said:
“We’re very excited to bring the Netflix app to YouView boxes and hope to make it even easier for Netflix members with YouView to watch Netflix on their television sets.”
– See more at: http://www.youview.com/whats-on/#Catchup
I can attest my love for Netflix as my binge watching has so far conquered Battlestar Galattica, Lost (last seasons), Netflix originals such as BoJack Horseman, Orange is the new black, the rather excellent Breaking Bad and the rather spankingly good Parks And Recreation.
It’s inevtiable that YouView had to make this move but you cant help that it’s been forced more than a welcome move. Sky have their own NowTV box, Google Chrome, airplay offerings have narrowed down the unique selling point of this box
After having my YouView box for a couple of years now and many software updates it is a decent experience yet that darn remote control still bugs me each and every time I use it.