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Snap! Could Nexus Player Gamepad’s uncanny similarity to OnLive controller mean app is inbound?

Snap! Could Nexus Player Gamepad’s uncanny similarity to OnLive controller mean app is inbound?

By 17 October 2014

Google announced its Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV-rivalling Nexus Player set-top-box a couple of days ago but with few details at the time. It has since labelled it a "console" as while it is able to play media files and stream video and music content... >>

New Google Chromecast coming but most users won’t notice the difference

New Google Chromecast coming but most users won’t notice the difference

By 17 October 2014

Even though it is about to enter the video streaming market again with its Nexus Player set-top-box, Google is not abandoning the Chromecast - far from it, there's a new one in-bound. According to a filing at the Federal Communications Commission, the... >>

Has Netflix’s bubble burst? Shares plummet as it fails to gain as many subscribers as hoped

Has Netflix’s bubble burst? Shares plummet as it fails to gain as many subscribers as hoped

By 16 October 2014

Netflix shares plunged last night by more than a quarter of their value as the company revealed that it fell short of securing the amount of new subscribers it promised in the summer. Facing increased pressure from rival streaming services, all of which... >>

BBC Genome project goes live, chronicling every TV and radio broadcast in the Beeb’s history

BBC Genome project goes live, chronicling every TV and radio broadcast in the Beeb’s history

By 16 October 2014

The BBC has launched the website for its Genome project, a vast undertaking that, through digitising every edition of the Radio Times published throughout the years, aims to curated and chronicle every TV and radio show broadcast by the corporation.... >>

Nexus Player is Google's Apple TV and so much more

Nexus Player is Google's Apple TV and so much more

By 15 October 2014

Google is tackling the streaming media player space again, with a new set-top box called Nexus Player. And it can play Android games. Nexus Player is the first device to run Android TV, a platform first announced in June. It allows you to stream music,... >>

Amazon Instant Video app now includes personal photo and video viewer for Amazon Cloud Drive

Amazon Instant Video app now includes personal photo and video viewer for Amazon Cloud Drive

By 15 October 2014

Amazon has added the ability to view your own personal videos and photos through its Amazon Instant Video apps for several devices. As well as access the streamed content available to Amazon Prime Instant Video subscribers and TV shows and films you might... >>

Philips Fidelio E5 review
4 out of 5

Philips Fidelio E5 review

By 14 October 2014

The Philips Fidelio E5 is like the Transformer of home cinema. A solution that works as a compact 2.1 stereo system and can easily convert into a 5.1 surround system for when you want it. Aimed at those short on space, it negates the need for multiple... >>

PlayStation’s exclusive Powers TV show pulls no punches, coming winter (video)

PlayStation’s exclusive Powers TV show pulls no punches, coming winter (video)

By 13 October 2014

As part of its E3 press conference in LA earlier this year Sony announced that it would be producing original TV programming to be exclusively streamed through its PlayStation portfolio of devices. PS4, PS3 and PS Vita owners would be able to watch new... >>

Which is the best movie streaming service in the US? Netflix vs Instant Video vs iTunes vs Google Play and more

Which is the best movie streaming service in the US? Netflix vs Instant Video vs iTunes vs Google Play and more

By 10 October 2014

Pocket-lint has already detailed the best media streaming services available in the UK, and now we've done the same for the US. Such services have become increasingly important to the way that we consume our content, and fortunately, there are so many... >>

Best home cinemas and installations in Britain: CEDIA Awards 2014 winners in pictures

Best home cinemas and installations in Britain: CEDIA Awards 2014 winners in pictures

By 10 October 2014

With the rise in TV screen sizes and dropping of prices you could be forgiven for thinking that true home cinema was a dying fad. Everyone can have a massive screen these days, with a virtual surround sound system to enhance the audio experience. However,... >>