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Amazon's streaming video service might offer free ad-supported option in 2015, separate from Prime

Amazon's streaming video service might offer free ad-supported option in 2015, separate from Prime

By 21 November 2014

Amazon wants to launch an ad-supported, streaming-video service next year, and it'll be different from the company's $99-a-year Prime membership that includes access to an established streaming-video service. According to The New York Post, which cited... >>

Help fund a movie sequel on Kickstarter and you can be a player in Football Manager 2016

Help fund a movie sequel on Kickstarter and you can be a player in Football Manager 2016

By 21 November 2014

Mike Bassett: England Manager is a real guilty pleasure of a movie and you can help fund a sequel 13 years on (let's forget about the ill-conceived TV series spin off, shall we?). And what's more, by doing so you can also be a player in next year's version... >>

Ofcom opens investigation into £4.5 billion Premier League TV rights after Virgin Media complaint

Ofcom opens investigation into £4.5 billion Premier League TV rights after Virgin Media complaint

By 18 November 2014

Ofcom has announced that it will be investigating the sale of live TV rights for the FA Premier League under the competition act. It follows a complaint by Virgin Media that Brits are getting a poor deal compared to fans in other European nations. The... >>

Game of Thrones season 4 concept art gallery, spoiler alert

Game of Thrones season 4 concept art gallery, spoiler alert

By 17 November 2014

Winter is coming, so you know what that means, the other type of winter is coming back in the form of a new season for Game of Thrones. Series 4 might be coming but it's still a wait so its creators have released some concept art to keep fans excited.... >>

Samsung considering own Netflix-style video streaming service

Samsung considering own Netflix-style video streaming service

By 14 November 2014

It seems every company wants a slice of Netflix's pie these days, with Samsung the latest to be reportedly about to dip its toe into the video streaming pool, with original content very much on the agenda. The Information claims that Samsung is preparing... >>

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 14 November 2014

Home entertainment is an even more exciting category this year than it was last year, with a huge variety of systems available to make your living room, or even a spare room the best place to be in the house. From the next-gen consoles bringing entertainment... >>

Sky completes European invasion, ditches BSkyB name after 24 years

Sky completes European invasion, ditches BSkyB name after 24 years

By 13 November 2014

Sky has completed its acquisition of Sky Italia and secured the controlling stake in Sky Deutchland to become what it calls "Europe's largest entertainment company." The deal was originally announced in July, during the posting of the company's financial... >>

PlayStation Vue is Sony’s answer to Sky’s Now TV, coming to PS4, PS3 and iPad

PlayStation Vue is Sony’s answer to Sky’s Now TV, coming to PS4, PS3 and iPad

By 13 November 2014

Sony has announced the beta version of its own cloud TV service, PlayStation Vue. It will initially be available on an invite-only basis, starting in November in the US, and for PS3 and PS4 owners. It will then launch on iPad soon after, followed by other... >>

All trailers should be made like this: Sony and Google combine for 22 Jump Street cube

All trailers should be made like this: Sony and Google combine for 22 Jump Street cube

By 13 November 2014

Sony is pushing 22 Jump Street by announcing a virtual cube that doubles as a video player for clips from the film. And Google co-developed it. Google's Sydney Creative Lab developed an online video player last summer called Google Cube. The idea behind... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video subscribers to get free 4K streaming by end of 2014

Amazon Prime Instant Video subscribers to get free 4K streaming by end of 2014

By 12 November 2014

Amazon has confirmed that it is committed to a 4K Ultra HD future by not only shooting its own original TV series in the higher resolution format, but by offering 4K video streaming to customers with compatible televisions before the end of the year.... >>