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BBC iPlayer to embrace Ultra HD as part of the Beeb's 'long term plans'

BBC iPlayer to embrace Ultra HD as part of the Beeb's 'long term plans'

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The BBC iPlayer platform is looking to offer Ultra HD video streams in the future but the 4K TV market isn't big enough yet to make it a priority. Pocket-lint met the head of BBC iPlayer, Dan Taylor-Watt, at New Broadcasting House in London to check... >>

Get ready for The Rugby Championship with new England Rugby Sky+HD remote

Get ready for The Rugby Championship with new England Rugby Sky+HD remote

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Rugby fans may be getting excited already, with The Rugby Championship approaching. But that hasn't stopped Sky risking over exciting them by releasing a special England Rugby remote. At the bottom of the black and white remote is an icon showing the... >>

Apple TV subscription service: What's the story so far?

Apple TV subscription service: What's the story so far?

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Sometimes there are so many Apple rumours going around that they're difficult to keep straight, such as the latest information surrounding the Apple TV set-top box and its upcoming, so-called subscription TV streaming service. The Apple TV due for an... >>

Which is the fastest broadband internet provider? Netflix reveals quickest in the world right now

Which is the fastest broadband internet provider? Netflix reveals quickest in the world right now

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When searching for the fastest internet service provider it can be a daunting task. Sure, the ISPs will tell you how fast they are, but does that actually translate into those speeds in the real world? Not always. Stepping outside of its remit as purely... >>

LG HS8 is a curved, connected, soundbar for your curved TV

LG HS8 is a curved, connected, soundbar for your curved TV

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Curved TVs have been hitting the market for the last couple of years, and now LG has the perfect accompaniment for your sweeping screen.  The HS8 Curved Sound Bar is designed to match your curved LG TV, similar to the curved soundbar that Samsung offers... >>

10 incredible Star Wars props you could own... including a Stormtrooper helmet worth £60K

10 incredible Star Wars props you could own... including a Stormtrooper helmet worth £60K

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One of the world's largest auctions of film and TV memorabilia will take place on 23 September in the UK and it is crammed with iconic props from some of the biggest action and science fiction franchises. There will be items from the James Bond films,... >>

Touchjet Wave turns your TV into a giant touchscreen Android machine

Touchjet Wave turns your TV into a giant touchscreen Android machine

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Imagine using your television as a giant touchscreen with all the apps and smarts of Android. That's what Touchjet Wave aims to let you do. Launched today on Indiegogo the Wave is the second product from Touchjet which has already released a touchscreen... >>

Apple's next Apple TV (2015):  What’s the story so far?

Apple's next Apple TV (2015): What’s the story so far?

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It's been a long time since Apple refreshed its set-top box - well over three years, in fact. And recent price drops of the existing model have led to a flood of rumours and speculation on a new version. From a dedicated game store and built-in TV tuner... >>

Updated: Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

Updated: Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

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UPDATE: Microsoft has confirmed that you will only be able to record live TV on the Xbox One if you have an external hard drive attached. Xbox engineer Richard Irving said at Gamescom:  "You need an external hard-drive specifically for DVR because we... >>

Now TV Box (2015) vs Now TV Box vs Roku 2: What's the difference?

Now TV Box (2015) vs Now TV Box vs Roku 2: What's the difference?

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Sky's Now TV box has had an update bringing with it a number of new features, but should you upgrade from the original, should you just bite the bullet on the extra costs and go for the Roku 2, or should you just stick with what you've got already? We've... >>