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World Cup fans in Brazil will be able to watch 4K live action in the streets

World Cup fans in Brazil will be able to watch 4K live action in the streets

By 20 May 2014

Fans who can't get a ticket for the World Cup in Brazil starting in June will still be able to watch matches in ultra high definition in the streets of Rio. It will ultimately be of more interest to the locals than England fans, considering that one of... >>

Philips Screeneo Smart LED projector review
3.5 out of 5

Philips Screeneo Smart LED projector review

By 19 May 2014

Short-throw projectors and LED projectors aren't new but the combination of the two isn't particularly common, as found in the Philips Screeneo HDP1590 Smart LED projector. Short-throw plays nice in smaller rooms and LED far outlasts traditional bulb... >>

Which is the best YouView box and service for you?

Which is the best YouView box and service for you?

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YouView is available via a number of different routes, in a number of different guises. The smart TV platform was launched in July 2012, offering a new approach to television viewing. YouView looks to combine live broadcast television with growing catch-up... >>

A week in reviews: 12 - 16 May

A week in reviews: 12 - 16 May

By 17 May 2014

This week smartphones are the big news. In addition to our full review of the affordable and often brilliant Huawei Ascend P7, we've seen the new budget Motorola Moto E and small-scale HTC One mini 2 announced too. We've also been driving in sunny Portugal... >>

BBC iPlayer on Sky+ HD gets updated, more exclusive content announced

BBC iPlayer on Sky+ HD gets updated, more exclusive content announced

By 16 May 2014

The BBC has announced an update for its Sky+ HD iPlayer app to make it more like the most recent tablet, mobile, TV and computer version of the web player. Now users will be met with a homescreen that has programmes ready to view, rather than categories.... >>

BT YouView+ Humax DTR-T2100 review
4.5 out of 5

BT YouView+ Humax DTR-T2100 review

By 16 May 2014

YouView isn't standing still and the YouView hardware supplied by BT isn't either. The Freeview PVR and catch-up TV service set-top box needs to keep evolving in the face of both Sky's and Virgin's formidable - albeit expensive - services, and that's... >>

NOW TV apologises for Premier League outage, hands out £10 shopping vouchers (updated)

NOW TV apologises for Premier League outage, hands out £10 shopping vouchers (updated)

By 16 May 2014

UPDATE: Pocket-lint has spoken to Sky and Now TV to get some clarification and has updated some of the details below.... NOW TV, the video streaming service from Sky, has suffered a few dips in its service recently. It struggled during the 9pm showing... >>

Not even PS4 success could stop Sony losing over $1 billion in the last year

Not even PS4 success could stop Sony losing over $1 billion in the last year

By 14 May 2014

Sony will post a loss of $1.26 billion (£750 million) in its financial year ending March 2014. Its income for the year dropped by over $2 billion year-on-year, 89.4 per cent, even though the PlayStation 4 and Xperia phone line-up helped the company... >>

Microsoft to drop Xbox Live Gold requirement for Netflix and other streaming apps

Microsoft to drop Xbox Live Gold requirement for Netflix and other streaming apps

By 13 May 2014

Microsoft will soon drop the paywall for streaming applications on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Apps such as Netflix, 4OD and Amazon Prime Instant will therefore be available to use without an Xbox Live Gold subscription. At present, only Xbox Live Gold members... >>

Virgin Media to get Sky F1 HD channel at last, along with Sky Sports 3 and 4 HD and more

Virgin Media to get Sky F1 HD channel at last, along with Sky Sports 3 and 4 HD and more

By 12 May 2014

Virgin Media has signed a five year deal with Sky that means the cable TV operator will get all of the remaining HD channels it has previously lacked. Sky F1 HD, Sky Sports 3 HD, Sky Sports 4 HD, Sky Sports News HD and Sky News HD will join the service... >>