Written on: 11/01/2011
It's fair to say being an early adopter of this technology has created a few snags although 3view have promptly provided software updates to overcome these. We also had a problem with an inadequate aeriel preventing HD reception (not 3view's fault).
We use the 3view box to record many many shows on the PVR, store photos and music and as its drive is so large we're nowhere near filling it up. The BBC iPlayer is good, now being able to watch missed BBC programmes at the touch of a few... (read more)
Written on: 01/11/2010
3view is a real disappointment. Having had it on pre-order for the best part of 6 months it's delayed release was met with excitement which quickly dissolved.
The box itself looks and feels very cheap - and is exceptionally light. It's made out of cheap shiny black plastic and the remote control is something that you would normally find with one of those cheap tellys - certainly not on a box costing this much. There is also no digital display - just 2 led lights, one for when its... (read more)
Written on: 25/09/2010 by geclinke (14 reviews written)
I waited a long time for the box to be delivered (wanted it for Freeview HD during the world cup). Production delays meant it wasn't delivered until the beginning of September.
As a product, I think it's fair to say it isn't finished. There are none of the advertised features around iPlayer or Sky Player present on the device, and no indication of when they will be available.
It also doesn't seem capable of displaying photos or videos from a networked media server - another feature that it's... (read more)
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