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Google offers 3 free months of All Access in US for Chromecast's first birthday

Google offers 3 free months of All Access in US for Chromecast's first birthday

By 24 July 2014

Google introduced Chromecast one year ago today. So to celebrate, the company has offered a gift to anyone who bought the HDMI streaming dongle over the last year: an All Access subscription for 90 days at no cost. "Since Chromecast launched, people have... >>

PS4 to get 3D Blu-ray support next week, beats Xbox One to the punch again

PS4 to get 3D Blu-ray support next week, beats Xbox One to the punch again

By 24 July 2014

Having already beaten the Xbox One in getting NOW TV a couple of weeks earlier, the PS4 will also get another new feature before its main rival. Sony plans to release an update that will add the ability to view 3D Blu-rays through the next generation... >>

Nickelodeon and Nick Jr join NOW TV line-up just in time for the school holidays

Nickelodeon and Nick Jr join NOW TV line-up just in time for the school holidays

By 24 July 2014

It's all go with NOW TV today. Not only is the streaming service available on a next-gen console for the first time, having launched for PS4, but two new channels have joined the Entertainment Month Pass line-up. And they are brilliantly timed to coincide... >>

Have you checked your PS4 today? NOW TV now available, Xbox One in 'coming weeks'

Have you checked your PS4 today? NOW TV now available, Xbox One in 'coming weeks'

By 24 July 2014

Sky has launched its NOW TV service on PlayStation 4. An application for the movie, sport and entertainment streaming service is now available to download on the console. The service has been available through PS3 for over a year, but this is the first... >>

Turn your smartphone into a home cinema projector for £16: Can’t be done? Think again

Turn your smartphone into a home cinema projector for £16: Can’t be done? Think again

By 23 July 2014

There are ways to construct a do-it-yourself projector for your smartphone, but not all of you have the time or money to invest into such a tedious project. That's when the Luckies of London Smart Phone Projector comes in. Listed on PrezzyBox.com, the... >>

HBO remaking robot cowboy movie Westworld, as a series with Anthony Hopkins

HBO remaking robot cowboy movie Westworld, as a series with Anthony Hopkins

By 23 July 2014

Robot cowboys sound brilliant, or at least they did until Cowboys & Aliens got released. But they did work in the 1973 film Westworld. And now HBO has announced it's remaking the film as a series starring Anthony Hopkins. Normally remakes send a shiver... >>

Sky Sports News is dead, long live Sky Sports News HQ

Sky Sports News is dead, long live Sky Sports News HQ

By 23 July 2014

Sky is rebranding and relaunching its Sky Sports News channel in time for the start of the new football season. Called Sky Sports News HQ, the new channel will appear on the Sky EPG at 401, elsewhere on other providers, and will be available from 12 August.... >>

4K is only half the story, BBC also to trial live TV broadcasting over 4G at Commonwealth Games

4K is only half the story, BBC also to trial live TV broadcasting over 4G at Commonwealth Games

By 18 July 2014

The BBC's research and development lab has already previously announced that it will be broadcasting 4K Ultra HD live video from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow for the public to view for the first time. Now it has announced that it will also be trialling... >>

Microsoft to close Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap original video plans

Microsoft to close Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap original video plans

By 17 July 2014

As part of a massive round of layoffs announced earlier today, Microsoft will not only abandon Android Nokia X devices but also original video programming for the Xbox platform. According to Recode, Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft Studios, confirmed... >>

Sky Sports 3, 4 and F1 HD channels arrive on Virgin Media as it reshuffles EPG to cope

Sky Sports 3, 4 and F1 HD channels arrive on Virgin Media as it reshuffles EPG to cope

By 16 July 2014

Virgin Media has rejigged its EPG to fit in the high definition versions of the Sky Sports channels it has started to introduce. The TV service had previously announced that, in a groundbreaking deal with Sky, it was to add the HD versions of Sky Sports... >>