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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.... >>

Netflix adds 1080p video for iPhone 6 Plus owners because their phones are so huge

Netflix adds 1080p video for iPhone 6 Plus owners because their phones are so huge

By 12 November 2014

Netflix has updated its iPhone application with a few new features, including a rise in resolution for owners of an iPhone 6 Plus because the screen is large enough to make a difference and is Full HD. The Netflix 7.0 update also adds an optimised layout... >>

Vodafone TV and broadband services to launch in spring 2015

Vodafone TV and broadband services to launch in spring 2015

By 11 November 2014

Vodafone has announced that it will be entering the TV and broadband service provider market from next spring 2015. Vodafone plans to use the infrastructure of BT and its own business fibre network to offer the service. Exactly what the TV content will... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Chromecast and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Chromecast and more

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The rise in the number of media streaming services has been scarily rapid in the last couple of years. There are now so many ways to have movies and TV shows delivered to your home, at a variety of subscriptions and fees, that you could never be found... >>

Disney reveals Star Wars Episode VII's full title, and it is...

Disney reveals Star Wars Episode VII's full title, and it is...

By 6 November 2014

The next Star Wars film now has an official subtitle: The Force Awakens. Disney has announced through a tweet that Star Wars Episode VII will be called Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The upcoming space opera is set approximately 30 years after Return... >>