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Buying a new TV? Here’s what to look for

Buying a new TV? Here’s what to look for

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With the European Championships and Rio Olympics both looming, you might be thinking of upgrading your television soon. You might have already heard a lot about 4K and have decided that, with plenty of Ultra HD content on the horizon, now's the time... >>

Why choose Freeview Play? 7 reasons to go free for catch-up TV

Why choose Freeview Play? 7 reasons to go free for catch-up TV

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Launched in October last year, the Freeview Play service has gathered momentum of late. Many more supported devices are now available and the free catch-up technology from the UK's major digital television provider is proving an excellent alternative... >>

You'll need to pay for BBC iPlayer from 2017

You'll need to pay for BBC iPlayer from 2017

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The government's white paper on the BBC Charter has been published and one of the stand-out changes will be the expected close of what is termed the "iPlayer loophole". Currently, people in the UK can watch BBC programming through BBC iPlayer for free,... >>

Amazon's Top Gear rival is The Grand Tour, will be filmed in a tent

Amazon's Top Gear rival is The Grand Tour, will be filmed in a tent

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Amazon's rival show to Top Gear has finally got a name. Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond will present a new car show called The Grand Tour, which will start on the Amazon Prime Instant Video this autumn. Not much has been revealed about... >>

Virgin Media TiVo 2 coming with 4K, new set-top-box to take on Sky Q

Virgin Media TiVo 2 coming with 4K, new set-top-box to take on Sky Q

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Virgin Media is soon to replace its current TiVo box as the flagship set-top-box in its TV line-up. There is a new device coming in the next few months that will also be powered by TiVo, but capable of 4K video output. In its first quarter financial... >>

Star Wars meets Bond: Watch this stunning new intro sequence for Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars meets Bond: Watch this stunning new intro sequence for Empire Strikes Back

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Just imagine that, instead of the opening crawl and looming star destroyer, Empire Strikes Back started like a James Bond movie. Can you picture it? Actually, you don't need to, Kurt Rauffer has actually created exactly that. He's directed and edited... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Peaky Blinders, MasterChef and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Peaky Blinders, MasterChef and more

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Freeview Play TVs, set-top-boxes and other entertainment kit give you the option to scroll back through the electronic programme guide and catch-up on shows you might have missed the previous week. All you have to do it click on the show and it will open... >>

Did you know you now get Channel 5 HD on Freeview?

Did you know you now get Channel 5 HD on Freeview?

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As of yesterday, Channel 5 HD is now in the line-up of free-to-air high definition stations. It has been added to the Freeview electronic programme guide and is available to all TVs, set-top-boxes and entertainment devices that support Freeview HD. Freeview... >>

Netflix now lets you cap streams in tiers, save data but keep quality

Netflix now lets you cap streams in tiers, save data but keep quality

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Netflix has introduced a new feature to its mobile app that will allow greater control of data usage when streaming over networks. The new Netflix tool will allow you to decide how much data is used up per hour of streaming. While the app did previously... >>

YouTube could soon offer a paid service that streams cable channels

YouTube could soon offer a paid service that streams cable channels

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YouTube is getting into premium online television. Like, a subscription-based service that'll let you stream cable channels. Now, Hulu has just confirmed it is doing the same thing. It basically wants to go after Dish's Sling TV and Sony's PlayStation... >>