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Netflix UK increases monthly cost to £6.99 for new customers

Netflix UK increases monthly cost to £6.99 for new customers

By 9 May 2014

Netflix has confirmed that the price of its monthly subscription will go up for new users. In an email to subscribers, the company confirmed that the price would be going up, but as a thank you to current subscribers, not for them.  "In order to continue... >>

Sky News adds Catch Up TV service for Sky+HD customers

Sky News adds Catch Up TV service for Sky+HD customers

By 8 May 2014

Sky News has launched its own Catch Up TV service on the Sky On Demand platform. Sky+HD customers who have their set-top-boxes hooked up to a broadband connection can choose to watch current and recent stories on demand. Some Sky News applications allow... >>

Netflix confirms 4K Breaking Bad to arrive by June

Netflix confirms 4K Breaking Bad to arrive by June

By 8 May 2014

Netflix has confirmed that not only will it be streaming Breaking Bad in 4K but that it will be doing so from this June. The series, owned by Sony, has been licensed to Netflix for airing already. Now a remastering of the series is almost complete Netflix... >>

Samsung to live-stream Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco opera in UHD tonight

Samsung to live-stream Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco opera in UHD tonight

By 7 May 2014

Samsung has announced it will live-stream tonight's production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco from the Vienna State Opera in Ultra HD via the Samsung Smart TV app, supposedly marking the first streamed broadcast of UHD-level resolution content. The show... >>

BBC unveils digital plans for its World Cup coverage, 24/7 on all platforms

BBC unveils digital plans for its World Cup coverage, 24/7 on all platforms

By 7 May 2014

The BBC has announced that it will be showing World Cup matches across all platforms, online and live throughout the tournament. Its strategy, said Barbara Slater, director of sport at the Beeb, is to present the first 24/7 coverage of the event. It will... >>

John Lewis launches own-branded webOS TVs, JL9000 range made by LG

John Lewis launches own-branded webOS TVs, JL9000 range made by LG

By 6 May 2014

John Lewis has officially announced its JL9000 series of webOS driven Smart TVs which Pocket-lint revealed last week. The TVs are made by LG but are branded by the UK high street retailer. They are Full HD 1080p LED IPS sets, have 3D passive viewing technology... >>

Virgin Media offers SIM-only mobile deal for just £5 a month if you take TiVo, broadband and landline

Virgin Media offers SIM-only mobile deal for just £5 a month if you take TiVo, broadband and landline

By 6 May 2014

Virgin Media has launched new "big" bundles that offer all of its services for one fee. And if taken with the Big Kahuna bundle, a mobile SIM plan will cost just £5 a month with 250MB of data and unlimited calls and texts. That bundle also includes 152Mb... >>

Spielberg's Halo Xbox Studios series to premiere on Showtime and not just Xbox One?

Spielberg's Halo Xbox Studios series to premiere on Showtime and not just Xbox One?

By 5 May 2014

Microsoft has long-teased a Halo-branded drama series produced by Xbox Entertainment Studios in conjunction with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV. But it now looks like that show could also premiere on Showtime Networks rather than just the Xbox One console,... >>

Videostream Chrome app for Chromecast streams any local video to your television

Videostream Chrome app for Chromecast streams any local video to your television

By 2 May 2014

There's now an easy way to stream any video file on your computer or network-connected device through Google Chromecast and to your television. It's called Videostream. Videostream is a web app available on the Chrome Web Store. You can install it on... >>

Sky Go and Now TV coming to PS4 from this summer

Sky Go and Now TV coming to PS4 from this summer

By 1 May 2014

Sky has just announced that its streaming services, Sky Go and Now TV, will arrive on Sony's PlayStation 4 from this summer. First to become available will be Now TV, the subscription-free online streaming platform, which will arrive this summer. That... >>