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  • Disney's Cricket Fever Challenge is a multiplatform, multiplayer smash
    Gaming

    Disney's Cricket Fever Challenge is a multiplatform, multiplayer smash

    By 24 October 2012

    A new cricket game has been launched that enables gamers to play their friends and family from around the world, without the need of a device that runs on the same platform.  DisneyUTV’s Cricket Fever Challenge is available on the iOS and Android operating...

  • ESPNcricinfo app coming to your iPad for Twenty20 time
    Apps

    ESPNcricinfo app coming to your iPad for Twenty20 time

    By 14 September 2012

    ESPNcricinfo is coming to an iPad near you with the arrival of the international sports network’s first app for tablet. The ESPNcricinfo iPad app will hit the iTunes App Store some time during the World Twenty20 tournament which begins on 18 September...

  • iPad and Skype come to BBC Cricket Test Match Special's rescue
    Online

    iPad and Skype come to BBC Cricket Test Match Special's rescue

    By 19 January 2012

    England has taken a battering in the first test match against Pakistan over in Dubai. But it isn't just Andrew Strauss and the team who are under pressure, the broadcasting circuits in the media centre at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium and a...

  • England Ashes success leads to tech milestones for ECB
    Online

    England Ashes success leads to tech milestones for ECB

    By 7 January 2011

    The success of the England cricket team down under has lead to a surge in interest in the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) online offerings. Its official website saw a 90 per cent increase in traffic during December, up to 572,000 and the Facebook...

  • iPhone Stick Cricket spins into the App Store
    Gaming

    iPhone Stick Cricket spins into the App Store

    By 21 December 2010

    Stick Cricket fans rejoice - as the iPhone version has finally landed. A title of online legendary status (it has been played over a billion times), Stick Cricket brings real teams, and real players right onto your iPhone or iPod touch's display. The...

  • @theashes: I am not a freaking cricket match!!!
    Online

    @theashes: I am not a freaking cricket match!!!

    By 29 November 2010

    Oh dear, if only the Massachusetts-based tweeter @theashes had done a bit of research before opting for her Twitter handle, she would have saved herself quite a bit of bother. Mind you, she would have also missed out on the offer of a free flight from...

  • APP OF THE DAY - Roulette Cricket (Android, iPhone, iPad)
    Gaming

    APP OF THE DAY - Roulette Cricket (Android, iPhone, iPad)

    By 24 November 2010

    Come 25 November 2010, all cricket fans' eyes will be on Brisbane for the first test match in the Ashes series. The sound of leather upon willow, will echo through the city as England look to retain what is rightfully theirs. And so, it is down to Pocket-lint...

  • APP OF THE DAY - ECB Cricket (iPhone)
    Phones

    APP OF THE DAY - ECB Cricket (iPhone)

    By 29 June 2010

    The World Cup may be over as far as England is concerned, but patriotic sports fans need not despair for too long because, and whisper this quietly, we're actually pretty ruddy good at cricket at the moment - at least in the short form of the game. Not...

  • YouTube to stream live sports coverage
    Home Cinema

    YouTube to stream live sports coverage

    By 19 January 2010

    It seems the 10-million-strong audience success of the live stream of a recent U2 concert has turned Google's head towards the possibility of offering live broadcasts. While the U2 gig was a one-off, it's been revealed there are plans in the works for...

  • Aussies now piss on our Ashes performance
    Home Cinema

    Aussies now piss on our Ashes performance

    By 10 August 2009

    It might be 1-1 in The Ashes at the moment, but that doesn't mean our performance last week was pretty bad. To rub salt in the wounds, a pub in Melbourne has decided to allow its punters to piss all over England's performance in the next test match on...

  • Spotify will stream Ashes updates from Sky
    Audio

    Spotify will stream Ashes updates from Sky

    By 7 July 2009

    It's being reported that Sky has entered into a deal with Spotify that will see Ashes updates being delivered to users of the streaming music service. The objective will be to promote Sky's coverage of the games via its own streaming video service. Messages...

  • Sky auctions hand-painted Jack Rusell Sky+HD boxes
    Home Cinema

    Sky auctions hand-painted Jack Rusell Sky+HD boxes

    By 6 July 2009

    To celebrate the debut of HD cricket, Sky is to offer some unique Sky+HD boxes with hand-painted cricket-themed designs from cricketer-turned-artist Jack Russell. Five fully-working receivers have been given Ashes makeovers with Russell's oil paintings...

  • Sky offers upside-down remote for Aussies
    Home Cinema

    Sky offers upside-down remote for Aussies

    By 24 June 2009

    In order to gain column inches for its cricket coverage, Sky+HD has produced what it says is "the ultimate gift to make the visiting Aussie Ashes team and their supporters feel at home this summer", an upside down remote control. Possibly managing to...

  • VIDEO: Samsung reveals world's largest mobile
    Phones

    VIDEO: Samsung reveals world's largest mobile

    By 12 March 2009

    A Stateside publicity stunt, Samsung and operator Cricket have unveiled the world's largest working "cell" this week in downtown Chicago. The gigantic handset is a working replica of a Samsung Messager phone and measures a huge 15 feet long, 13 feet high,...

  • Vodafone parts with England cricket team
    Phones

    Vodafone parts with England cricket team

    By 16 December 2008

    What do you do when the credit crunch starts to bite? Start shedding stuff that's not really core to your product line up. Vodafone it seems has started to feel the pinch by announcing that after 12 long years it's ditching its sponsorship of the England...

  • Sky and Five win cricket rights deal
    Home Cinema

    Sky and Five win cricket rights deal

    By 6 August 2008

    Sky and Five have signed a 3-year deal winning the rights to cover England cricket matches. The two companies has forked out £300m to secure the rights to air matches involving the England cricket team between 2010 and 2013. Sky Sports has won the rights...