Written on: 08/11/2005 by elexguru (1 review written)
Ignore ianmotican's review. The Netgem iplayer does have an EPG and has done for at least 6 months. It's getting a little long in the tooth now but is still one of the best players available.
The interface is miles ahead of all other boxes I've seen. transparent 7-day EPG with program icons is beautiful! Compare that to the ugly blocky BBC micro style text on other boxes.
A classic. I can't wait for the new version - a PVR is rumoured to be on the way! (read more)
Written on: 17/02/2005 by ianmoticon
Unlike many other set top boxes, the i-Player does not have an electronic programme guide (EPG) which allows you to see a whole day or several days ahead. Netgem has not given any date as to when this may be available, or indeed if it is ever definitely going to be available. Many present i-Player users are frustrated by this and believe that it will never be implemented.
As an i-Player owner, my advice is to buy another set top box with an EPG. (read more)
Written on: 03/04/2003 by Alasn.
Having tried most of the Freeview boxes, this NETGEM i-player is my favourite. It tends to be robust and virtually lock-up free (unlike the Nokia 221T and many others). Intuitive in use with excellent quality and as much future proofing as is available at the moment on any model.
The remote has a wonderful action and it is easy to enter long channel numbers etc. The whats on section is joint best (along with the Thomson).
All in all, this box is pretty, slim, efficient with seemingly very... (read more)
Written on: 26/03/2003 by HOME FUTURE.
This is one of the best digital TV adaptor on sale
Picture and sound performance are fine
Its electronic programming guide is one of the best we've seen
It is surprising how quickly (Web page) load
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