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HBO remaking robot cowboy movie Westworld, as a series with Anthony Hopkins

HBO remaking robot cowboy movie Westworld, as a series with Anthony Hopkins

By 7 hours ago

Robot cowboys sound brilliant, or at least they did until Cowboys & Aliens got released. But they did work in the 1973 film Westworld. And now HBO has announced it's remaking the film as a series starring Anthony Hopkins. Normally remakes send a shiver... >>

Sky Sports News is dead, long live Sky Sports News HQ

Sky Sports News is dead, long live Sky Sports News HQ

By 7 hours ago

Sky is rebranding and relaunching its Sky Sports News channel in time for the start of the new football season. Called Sky Sports News HQ, the new channel will appear on the Sky EPG at 401, elsewhere on other providers, and will be available from 12 August.... >>

4K is only half the story, BBC also to trial live TV broadcasting over 4G at Commonwealth Games

4K is only half the story, BBC also to trial live TV broadcasting over 4G at Commonwealth Games

By 18 July 2014

The BBC's research and development lab has already previously announced that it will be broadcasting 4K Ultra HD live video from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow for the public to view for the first time. Now it has announced that it will also be trialling... >>

Microsoft to close Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap original video plans

Microsoft to close Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap original video plans

By 17 July 2014

As part of a massive round of layoffs announced earlier today, Microsoft will not only abandon Android Nokia X devices but also original video programming for the Xbox platform. According to Recode, Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft Studios, confirmed... >>

Sky Sports 3, 4 and F1 HD channels arrive on Virgin Media as it reshuffles EPG to cope

Sky Sports 3, 4 and F1 HD channels arrive on Virgin Media as it reshuffles EPG to cope

By 16 July 2014

Virgin Media has rejigged its EPG to fit in the high definition versions of the Sky Sports channels it has started to introduce. The TV service had previously announced that, in a groundbreaking deal with Sky, it was to add the HD versions of Sky Sports... >>

Netflix trumps cable kings like AMC and Showtime, with 31 Emmy nominations

Netflix trumps cable kings like AMC and Showtime, with 31 Emmy nominations

By 10 July 2014

Netflix is no longer that cute streaming service with a single hit series. It is a powerhouse with 31 new Emmy nods under its belt for several original shows. More than doubling the number of Emmy awards it was nominated for last year, Netflix has received... >>

Google Chromecast update finally lets you mirror your Android device's screen to a TV

Google Chromecast update finally lets you mirror your Android device's screen to a TV

By 9 July 2014

Google has announced it will update the Chromecast app with a much-requested feature: Android mirroring. No longer will you need to rely on third-party apps for mirroring an Android device's screen to your TV. Although you could have always used Chromecast... >>

Game of Thrones, before and after VFX shown off in this video clip

Game of Thrones, before and after VFX shown off in this video clip

By 9 July 2014

While we're between seasons of Game of Thrones a VFX studio that works on the show has kindly released a video showing its efforts, to keep us entertained. The VFX showreel, from Macklevision VFX, shows what the world looks like before and after VFX... >>

BBC sorry for Doctor Who series 8 spoilers as scripts leak online, wants to turn back time(lords)

BBC sorry for Doctor Who series 8 spoilers as scripts leak online, wants to turn back time(lords)

By 8 July 2014

The BBC has apologised and pleads with fans not to download scripts from the forthcoming eighth series of Doctor Who. Series 8 will mark the full debut of new Doctor Peter Capaldi after his brief post-transformation appearance at the end of the last,... >>

Popcorn Time adds Chromecast support, stream torrents directly to your TV

Popcorn Time adds Chromecast support, stream torrents directly to your TV

By 8 July 2014

Popcorn Time, the Netflix for torrent movies, has just added new features including the ability to fling directly to a TV with Chromecast. Owners of a Chromecast dongle and Windows PC will be able to stream torrented movies directly on their TV if they... >>