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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... >>

Speaker placement tips and tricks: Things to look out for when setting up a hi-fi or home cinema

Speaker placement tips and tricks: Things to look out for when setting up a hi-fi or home cinema

By 7 November 2014

Whether you are investing in expensive premium floorstanding speakers or a budget Bluetooth speaker, where you place it in a room will be important to how good it sounds. The room shape itself is important, especially for a surround sound system which... >>

Which is the best movie streaming service in the UK? Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Now TV and more

Which is the best movie streaming service in the UK? Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Now TV and more

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Over the last few years, movie and TV show streaming services have become increasingly important to the way that we want to consume our content in the UK. As well as the big and obvious free platforms from the country's major broadcasters, such as BBC... >>

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... >>

John Lewis goes techtastic for new Monty the Penguin Christmas TV ad (video)

John Lewis goes techtastic for new Monty the Penguin Christmas TV ad (video)

By 6 November 2014

For the last few years, British high street retailer John Lewis has created some of the best Christmas TV adverts, outdoing Marks & Spencer as the most talked about brand for its, essentially, short films. And last year it went one better by adding extra... >>

EE TV launches at EE stores - and costs nothing apart from an EE Broadband plan

EE TV launches at EE stores - and costs nothing apart from an EE Broadband plan

By 6 November 2014

EE has launched its EE TV service and smart box for customers. You can get it at EE stores across the UK. EE first teased the hardware release in October, emphasising that it aimed to transform your living room into the centre of your media home. EE is... >>