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  • I, Robot 3D: US Robotics NS-5 pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    I, Robot 3D: US Robotics NS-5 pictures and hands-on

    By 15 October 2012

    To bolster the title range of Blu-ray 3D, and give more reason for consumers to adopt the format, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has spent a considerable amount of time and money in converting the Alex Proyas-directed movie I, Robot into 3D. And...

  • UltraViolet UK launches with Final Destination 5
    Home Cinema

    UltraViolet UK launches with Final Destination 5

    By 9 December 2011

    The "revolutionary new approach to digital entertainment", UltraViolet, has made its way across the pond to the UK and will officially go live on Boxing Day with the launch of Final Destination 5. UltraViolet is a scheme backed by 75 companies ranging...

  • Apple Special Event: what sources say is coming
    Audio

    Apple Special Event: what sources say is coming

    By 1 September 2010

    Just hours before Apple's Special Event (which starts at 6pm today - Wednesday 1 September), multiple sources are coming out of the woodwork thick and fast to pre-confirm as to what the Cupertino based company will launch. Will it be iTV (much to the...

  • FoxPop iPhone app "listens" to a film
    Phones

    FoxPop iPhone app "listens" to a film

    By 11 November 2009

    A new iPhone app has been launched as an "entertainment first", letting iPhone owners use their iPhone to create a "personalised, social and interactive entertainment experience" while watching "Night at the Museum 2" on DVD or Blu-ray. The app, from...

  • Orange to offer Fox Mobile content
    Phones

    Orange to offer Fox Mobile content

    By 10 February 2009

    Fox Mobile Distribution and Orange have announced a global partnership that will see Fox content available to Orange customers in around 30 countries. Fox's mobile content will include "world-renowned entertainment brands" like The Simpsons, as well as...

  • iTunes gets HD shows from ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC
    Audio

    iTunes gets HD shows from ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC

    By 16 October 2008

    Apple has announced that all four of the major networks are offering prime-time programmes in "stunning" high definition on the iTunes Store. Well, in the States at least. Apple says the iTunes Store has sold over 200 million TV episodes sold, including...

  • Fox's first online only TV show
    Online

    Fox's first online only TV show

    By 18 August 2008

    Fox has bought its first ever online only TV show, and it's called The Cell. Not to be confused with that modern masterpiece of the same name starring Jennifer Lopez pre-twins, this is a new series made by Endemol - the production company we have to thank...

  • Apple announces same-day iTunes movies
    Home Cinema

    Apple announces same-day iTunes movies

    By 1 May 2008

    We'd heard it was to be the case via a rumour, but it is now so for American consumers - Apple has announced that new movie releases from both major film studios and independent studios are now available for purchase on the iTunes Store on the same day...

  • iTunes 7.6 coming Tuesday?
    Audio

    iTunes 7.6 coming Tuesday?

    By 8 January 2008

    Fox could be about to start shipping DVDs with iPod compatible versions on them for users to transfer onto an iPod as early as next week its been reported on the Internet. TUAW.com, an Apple blog in the US, has had one of its readers email in pictures...

  • Apple and Fox agree iTunes movie rental deal
    Audio

    Apple and Fox agree iTunes movie rental deal

    By 27 December 2007

    It's being reported that Twentieth Century Fox and Apple are about to announce a new partnership. The deal between the two companies will apparently see Fox movies available on a rental basis via iTunes. With the new iTunes offerings, viewers will be...

  • iTunes rumoured to be getting Fox movies
    Online

    iTunes rumoured to be getting Fox movies

    By 5 December 2007

    US iTunes customers could soon be able to download films like the Simpsons and Die Hard 4.0 if rumours about Twentieth Century Fox striking a deal with Apple to offer its movies via iTunes in the US. According to the Apple rumour site, Appleinsider.com...

  • Fox delays another Blu-ray disc release
    Home Cinema

    Fox delays another Blu-ray disc release

    By 30 November 2007

    Due to "quality control issues", Fox has delayed the release of what's described as one of the biggest guns in its fourth quarter Blu-ray arsenal, "Independence Day". The nineties blockbuster movie was due to launch in the States on 4th December, but...

  • Fox to release Blu-ray movie with picture-in-picture
    Home Cinema

    Fox to release Blu-ray movie with picture-in-picture

    By 30 October 2007

    20th Century Fox Home Entertainment said it will be the first studio to offer a Blu-ray title with picture-in-picture interactivity, with the January release of sci-fi thriller "Sunshine". The Sunshine filmmakers will talk about the making of the film...

  • Comment: BD+ DRMed discs won't work in some Blu-ray players
    Home Cinema

    Comment: BD+ DRMed discs won't work in some Blu-ray players

    By 5 October 2007

    "It seems inevitable that there will be some teething problems with this new layer of technology." That was Pocket-lint's official take on the new BD+ DRM system when it was finalised back in June this year. As much I love being right, I only wish we...

  • Fox and MGM declare war on HD DVD with 29 Blu-ray releases
    Home Cinema

    Fox and MGM declare war on HD DVD with 29 Blu-ray releases

    By 21 August 2007

    Fox and MGM have fought back against the Paramount and Dreamworks announcement that they are ditching support for Blu-ray with the declaration that the two studios are to bring 29 new releases on Blu-ray by the end of the year. The two companies, both...

  • Blu-ray's content protection "BD+" finalised
    Home Cinema

    Blu-ray's content protection "BD+" finalised

    By 21 June 2007

    BD+ Technologies, the company behind the BD+ digital rights management system for Blu-ray disks has announced that the specification has been completed and is ready to roll out. Earlier than expected, movie studios will now be able to add an extra layer...

  • Epson launches EMP-X5 and EMP-S5 projectors
    Home Cinema

    Epson launches EMP-X5 and EMP-S5 projectors

    By 21 May 2007

    Epson has launched two new desktops projectors that are designed for use in business or education environments. The particular selling points for these two new products, the EMP-S5 and EMP-X5 (pictured), are great security features, affordable pricing...

  • Free 28 Weeks Later mini game
    Gaming

    Free 28 Weeks Later mini game

    By 10 May 2007

    During the course of ahem, research, we found this fun little 2-minute mini-game that promotes new cinematic offering 28 Weeks Later, due out this Friday. You play as one of the infected and you have to go around killing as many people as you can, so...

  • Wi-Fi for Heathrow Express
    Home Cinema

    Wi-Fi for Heathrow Express

    By 18 April 2007

    If there was any journey you really needed to access the Internet, then it must be the 15-minute trip from London Paddington to Heathrow Airport. Launching next week T-Mobile, Nomad Digital and Heathrow Express have teamed up to offer Wi-Fi on the move....

  • Palm profits down by 61%
    Home Cinema

    Palm profits down by 61%

    By 23 March 2007

    Palm has reported a drop of 61% in its third-quarter profits from last year amid rumours of a buyout. While sales of the company's Treo smart phones reached record levels, it did little to bolster huge loses elsewhere in the company due to increased costs....

  • BBC won't put ads on site for now
    Online

    BBC won't put ads on site for now

    By 22 March 2007

    The BBC has delayed a decision as to whether or not it will place adverts on its web pages for visitors outside the UK. Although currently the BBC websites are paid for by the licence fee, some argue that international visitors should be served adverts...

  • NBC to launch YouTube Challenger
    Online

    NBC to launch YouTube Challenger

    By 22 March 2007

    NBC in America has announced that it is to launch a video sharing website to go up against Google's YouTube. The American TV network is not going it only however and teamed up with Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, AOL, MSN, MySpace And Yahoo. Announced today...

  • Fox banks on PS3 to boost second wave of Blu-ray discs
    Home Cinema

    Fox banks on PS3 to boost second wave of Blu-ray discs

    By 1 March 2007

    Movie fans hoping to get brand new film titles on Blu-ray that aren't already available on DVD from Twentieth Century Fox will have to wait until April even though the company is launching its second wave of films to coincide with the launch of the PlayStation...

  • Microsoft posts record revenues for second quarter
    Online

    Microsoft posts record revenues for second quarter

    By 26 January 2007

    Microsoft's strong Xbox 360 has helped it post revenues above the expected number during its fiscal second quarter. It reported record quarterly revenues of $12.45 billion, which is more than the $12.09 billion that analysts were expecting. In addition,...

  • YouTube subpoened by Fox for user identity
    Online

    YouTube subpoened by Fox for user identity

    By 26 January 2007

    YouTube has been singled out for a subpoena by Twentieth Century Fox, which wants to identify the user who uploaded episodes of 24 before they were even aired on TV. The episodes didn't air until 14 and 15 January in the US, but could be found on YouTube...