Archive for Rik Henderson

10 best streaming services for kids: BBC iPlayer, Pokemon, Angry Birds and more

10 best streaming services for kids: BBC iPlayer, Pokemon, Angry Birds and more

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When it comes to deciding what to watch on demand, there can be such a thing as too much choice. For example, Roku offers access to over 1,700 channels on its set-top-boxes and the Streaming Stick. And with that many it's hard to find the ones that will... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Minions, Supergirl, Home Alone...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Minions, Supergirl, Home Alone...

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Don't know what to watch on television this weekend? Never fear, we're here with our weekly round-up of shows and movies you can view right now on streaming services available through set-top-boxes like the Roku family of devices. There's something for... >>

Sky Sports to offer extended highlights of premier league matches on demand on the same day

Sky Sports to offer extended highlights of premier league matches on demand on the same day

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Sky Sports has secured the rights to show extended highlights of all Premier League football matches not shown live on the same day. That means, if your team isn't chosen to be in one of the weekend's featured live games, you can still watch far more... >>

John Lewis 2015 Christmas ad takes us to the moon, watch it right here

John Lewis 2015 Christmas ad takes us to the moon, watch it right here

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Over the last few years, John Lewis has firmly ensconced itself as the king of the Christmas commercial, not only with extended short movies but with cover versions of songs that make it to the top five of the British music charts. This year is bound... >>

Pebble Time Round coming to the UK sooner than you think, we take a first look

Pebble Time Round coming to the UK sooner than you think, we take a first look

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It didn't seem long after the launch of the Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel smartwatches that the company unveiled another model in the line-up. However, while it is in the same family, and with the same colour Pebble OS and Timeline software, the Pebble... >>

How the UK surveillance bill affects you and why Apple can still sell the iPhone

How the UK surveillance bill affects you and why Apple can still sell the iPhone

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Much has been said in the build up to the British Government's publication of its new Investigatory Powers Bill, but now it is available for all to see, the details are more clear. The bill is only in the draft stage at present and none of its proposals... >>

YIFY no more: Pirate king of movie torrents shut down

YIFY no more: Pirate king of movie torrents shut down

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As the popularity of 720p and 1080p movie rips rose on torrent sites, so too did the name YIFY - a group that pirated just about each and every new Blu-ray release and became huge by providing MP4 copies in reasonably small file sizes. Every YIFY release... >>

Blimey, this smartphone and price plan are just £5 a month all-in

Blimey, this smartphone and price plan are just £5 a month all-in

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Carphone Warehouse is offering what it describes as the cheapest ever smartphone deal in the UK. You can get yourself a Huawei Y3 phone on a monthly plan with 150 talktime minutes, 5,000 texts and 250MB of data for just £5 a month and no up-front cost.... >>

Amazon Fire tablet review: Who needs Hudl when there's this for £50?
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Amazon Fire tablet review: Who needs Hudl when there's this for £50?

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When Amazon revealed that it was to release a tablet in its Fire range that would only cost £50 we have to admit that we didn’t expect much. Previous cheap-as-chips devices have never cut the mustard. In fact, they haven’t even been in the vague... >>

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless review: Big, bold and Bluetooth at last
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Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless review: Big, bold and Bluetooth at last

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It's been more than four years since Bowers & Wilkins last unleashed a Zeppelin speaker system onto the world - and almost eight since the first one nigh-on created the high-end iPod dock category (remember those?). Now the oval audio behemoth is back... >>

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones review: Class without the cables
4.5 stars

Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones review: Class without the cables

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When Bowers & Wilkins released the T7 wireless Bluetooth speaker, its quality considering its portability was outstanding. It was also the first time the company had opted for that specific wire-free technology, having only dabbled with Apple AirPlay... >>

Will the OneDrive massive storage drop affect you?

Will the OneDrive massive storage drop affect you?

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Microsoft has announced that it is dropping the amount of storage each of its OneDrive subscribers gets either for free or as part of Office 365 home membership. Users who have a free OneDrive account will find their storage limit dropped from 15GB to... >>

Pebble Time Steel review: Steel-ing the smartwatch limelight?
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Pebble Time Steel review: Steel-ing the smartwatch limelight?

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When the Pebble Time Steel was first released, we decided to give our first impressions rather than rush into a full review straight away. There were a couple of reasons for this: firstly, we had not long before reviewed the Pebble Time and save for some... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Halloween special

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Halloween special

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Each week we choose a hearty selection of tasty TV and movie treats that are available to watch the coming weekend through streaming services, and this week is no different. What we have changed however, is that we’ve themed it thanks to Saturday being... >>

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End multiplayer preview: Online PS4 battles with extra kick

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End multiplayer preview: Online PS4 battles with extra kick

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Uncharted 4 might not be around to bolster the PS4's appeal this Christmas, but the fact that it follows in March next year will be good enough. Especially considering everything we've seen on it so far. Previous teases and trailers have shown great promise,... >>

DriveClub on PlayStation VR preview: The future of driving games, full stop

DriveClub on PlayStation VR preview: The future of driving games, full stop

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It's unbelievable to think that whenever we've experience virtual reality gaming in the past that it's never really occurred to us that driving games would be superbly suited to the medium. But our brief one lap race on a tech demo version of DriveClub... >>

Anki Overdrive review: App-controlled car racing fun for all the family
4.5 stars

Anki Overdrive review: App-controlled car racing fun for all the family

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We first saw Anki Overdrive, the company's follow-up to the hugely successful robot toy racing game Anki Drive, we were already amazed at just how much more advanced it was in comparison to its predecessor. A modern day take on Scalextric, you control... >>

What incredible PS4 games did Sony show at its PlayStation Paris Games Week press conference?

What incredible PS4 games did Sony show at its PlayStation Paris Games Week press conference?

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When Sony decided to shelve its annual plans for a big Gamescom presence, concentrating on a press conference at Paris Games Week instead there were plenty, us included, who wondered why. For a start, it handed the keys to the kingdom to Xbox – in Gamescom... >>

Halo 5 Guardians review: Benefits with friends
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Halo 5 Guardians review: Benefits with friends

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Being the first dedicated Halo game on the Xbox One there's a lot riding on Halo 5's shoulders, especially considering the PS4 lacks triple-A exclusives in the build-up to Christmas. Rise of the Tomb Raider and Forza Motorsport 6 aside, Halo 5 Guardians... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Beasts of No Nation, Whiplash...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Beasts of No Nation, Whiplash...

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Had a look at the regular TV listings for this weekend and found nothing of interest? Never fear, that’s why we suggest switching to a streaming service on a platform like Roku to check out what shows and movies are available on demand. There are plenty... >>

These Back to the Future II concept drawings give an interesting view of 2015

These Back to the Future II concept drawings give an interesting view of 2015

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The day has come and we finally get to the exact date Marty McFly and Doc Brown visited in Back to the Future II, which represented 30 years into the future at the time. There will be other BTTF-style celebrations throughout 21 October 2015, including... >>

You'll have to download a 9GB Halo 5 patch on day one just for multiplayer

You'll have to download a 9GB Halo 5 patch on day one just for multiplayer

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Crikey! Like most games these days, Halo 5: Guardians will require a patch on day one to ensure that it runs at its fullest. In fact, you won't be able to play multiplayer on potentially one of the greatest multiplayer games this year until it's installed.... >>

HTC One A9 official launch, watch the HTC Be Brilliant live stream here

HTC One A9 official launch, watch the HTC Be Brilliant live stream here

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After a couple of months of fervent speculation and a flood of rumours and leaks, HTC's next phone is due to be officially unveiled later today. The HTC One A9, as it is now hotly tipped to be called (rather than the HTC Aero), will be revealed during... >>

The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet

The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet

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EE has entered the family tablet market with a 4G-enabled device that is specifically designed for children and their parents. The EE Robin comes with a 7-inch 1024 x 600 LCD display, 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB of RAM and... >>

Tim Cook reveals Apple TV release date and more: Here's what he said in his WSJD chat

Tim Cook reveals Apple TV release date and more: Here's what he said in his WSJD chat

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Apple CEO Tim Cook was a guest at WSJD Live yesterday. The event organised by the Wall Street Journal's digital arm usually throws up some interesting quotes from tech industry figureheads, but Cook's was even more interesting than could be expected.... >>