4oD archive

  • Now TV box gets 4oD to expand catch-up and on-demand offering
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    Now TV box gets 4oD to expand catch-up and on-demand offering

    By 27 November 2013

    Owners of a Now TV set-top-box will find a new app alongside the existing catch-up and on-demand offerings from BBC iPlayer and Demand 5. Channel 4's 4oD service is now accessible through the box, leaving just ITV as the last major terrestrial TV broadcaster...

  • 4oD for iPad, iPhone and Android adds offline viewing
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    4oD for iPad, iPhone and Android adds offline viewing

    By 26 July 2013

    Channel 4 has updated its 4oD application for both iOS and Android devices. Like BBC iPlayer, the television catch-up and video on demand app now includes a download feature so you can watch shows offline. After the mandatory update, many shows will have...

  • Samsung Smart TVs now offer top four on-demand services
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    Samsung Smart TVs now offer top four on-demand services

    By 14 June 2013

    Samsung is the latest to add the full suite of terrestrial on-demand services to its smart TVs. The company now offers the biggest range of catch-up straight through your TV, in the form of ITV Player, Demand 5, 4oD and exclusive to Samsung, ITV Player....

  • 4oD hits Samsung Smart TVs
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    4oD hits Samsung Smart TVs

    By 25 March 2013

    Channel 4's on-demand video service 4oD has now arrived on Samsung Smart TVs. Launching on Samsung Apps, the smart TV-based app store, it brings with it 30 days of catch up as well as access to the 4oD content archive of classic shows. This means programmes...

  • 4oD live on Sky TV catch up from Monday
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    4oD live on Sky TV catch up from Monday

    By 15 March 2013

    We've been teased for long enough about the impending presence of 4oD on Sky, with a "coming soon" logo on our On Demand screen. Now it's finally about to arrive. From Monday, head over to the Sky On Demand service on your Sky box and you should be...

  • 4oD app lands on Android: Mobile Utopia
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    4oD app lands on Android: Mobile Utopia

    By 5 February 2013

    After what feels like an eternity, the 4oD app has finally arrived on Android. It contains programming from Channel 4, E4 and More4, with a 30-day catch-up window for recently shown programmes, so if you missed last week’s episode of The Undateables,...

  • YouView from TalkTalk review
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    YouView from TalkTalk review

    By 24 December 2012

    YouView - for those unfamiliar - is a TV service that wraps up digital Freeview channels with online catchup services such as BBC iPlayer and plenty more. TalkTalk's YouView service - as offered through its Plus TV package - includes the Huawei version...

  • YouView from BT review
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    YouView from BT review

    By 5 December 2012

    YouView comes in several flavours. You can walk into a shop on the high street and pick up the YouView box and plug it into your existing aerial and internet connection, or you can buy as part of a wider package. We've already reviewed the hardware, so...

  • 4oD offline viewing coming 2013
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    4oD offline viewing coming 2013

    By 12 November 2012

    Channel 4 is to make mobile offline viewing on 4oD available for catch-up viewing from early 2013 on iOS, and on Android later in the year. The announcement, made at the company's Upfront 2013 conference on Monday, highlights the importance the broadcaster...

  • Free YouView box for all TalkTalk Plus customers
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    Free YouView box for all TalkTalk Plus customers

    By 26 July 2012

    Customers who sign up to the TalkTalk Plus broadband and phone plan will now receive a free YouView set-top-box as part of their on-going subscriptions. The box, which enables users to catch-up with shows from BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 as well...

  • YouView catch-up TV finally launched, available end July
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    YouView catch-up TV finally launched, available end July

    By 4 July 2012

    YouView has announced on Wednesday that its TV set-top box will be available to buy from the end of July, bringing BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 on-demand content to UK homes, without the need for an ongoing subscription. The YouView project has been...

  • Roku: We are talking to key partners to bring more UK channels
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    Roku: We are talking to key partners to bring more UK channels

    By 26 March 2012

    Roku has told Pocket-lint that the company is talking to all the relevant catch-up services in the UK to bring them to the new Roku box launched in the UK in February. "The BBC iPlayer is the only catch up service on there at the moment. That will change....

  • Best iPad apps to turn your tablet into a TV
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    Best iPad apps to turn your tablet into a TV

    By 14 February 2012

    Whether you are laid up in bed, or merely trying to avoid having a second TV in your bedroom - in the bath, your spare house, the car, or anywhere else for that matter - and if you've got an iPad, then there are plenty of apps that will help it become...

  • New TV services coming to Xbox Live
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    New TV services coming to Xbox Live

    By 5 October 2011

    Xbox Live is set to get a major televisual revamp before Christmas with all the major programming players in the UK due to launch Xbox based entertainment services. Everything from 4oD and the BBC to Lovefilm and even Blinkbox and Channel 5 will be arriving...

  • Inbetweeners boosts 4oD views as nation's appetite to catch up continues
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    Inbetweeners boosts 4oD views as nation's appetite to catch up continues

    By 30 September 2011

    Channel 4, like the BBC, has confirmed that there are a growing number of us using online catch up services to watch shows that we’ve missed on telly. According to the UK broadcaster, viewing figures for its 4oD service are up over 20 per cent on the...

  • Channel 4's 4oD comes to iPhone
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    Channel 4's 4oD comes to iPhone

    By 2 September 2011

    Channel 4 has announced that you can now get its 4oD service on the iPhone, thanks to the launch of a new app on Friday after months of waiting.  The new 4oD CatchUp app will now let iPhone owners as well as iPad users view Channel 4’s catch-up TV...

  • Channel4.com 4oD launches all-new rebuilt user interface
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    Channel4.com 4oD launches all-new rebuilt user interface

    By 25 August 2011

    Channel4.com has announced that its ever-popular 4oD video on demand service has had an overhaul; due to rise like a phoenix from the flames on 31 August, resplendent in a host of new features. Keeping its 30-day catchup service and extensive back catalogue,...

  • 4oD Catch Up comes to iPad, we go hands-on
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    4oD Catch Up comes to iPad, we go hands-on

    By 28 April 2011

    Channel 4 has deemed the iPad good enough now to launch a dedicated Channel 4 On Demand iPad app allowing you to catch up on Channel 4 shows from your Apple tablet rather than the a laptop. But it is any good? We go hands on to find out.   Download the...

  • PS3 nabs ITV and Channel 4
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    PS3 nabs ITV and Channel 4

    By 13 December 2010

    PlayStation 3 video-on-demanders will soon be able to stream ITV and Channel 4 content on their consoles after deals were done with the broadcasters to bring their content to the PS3 platform. The ITV Player and 4oD will join the BBC iPlayer on the system's...

  • Film4oD to give Lovefilm a theatrical run for its money
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    Film4oD to give Lovefilm a theatrical run for its money

    By 1 November 2010

    Channel 4 has jumped head first into the competitive movie on demand industry, with the launch of Film4oD. The service, which has already gone live at film4od.film4.com, boasts more than 500 titles, including not only Film4 classics such as Four Lions,...

  • Mediawatch UK to campaign for child protection controls on catch-up services
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    Mediawatch UK to campaign for child protection controls on catch-up services

    By 14 December 2009

    Mediawatch UK is to kick off a big campaign next year aimed at getting broadcasters to offer more robust parental controls on catch-up TV services. The moral guardian, founded by the late Mary Whitehouse, has hit out at both the BBC for its iPlayer service...

  • 4oD on demand - PC review
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    4oD on demand - PC review

    By 2 October 2007

    Television isn't just ruled by the schedules any more. No, no, no. Sky, Channel 4 and the BBC are all in for offering on-demand service via a PC and an internet connection. Channel 4's offering is called 4oD and offers users the chance to catch up with...