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Google Chromecast update finally lets you mirror your Android device's screen to a TV

Google Chromecast update finally lets you mirror your Android device's screen to a TV

By 9 July 2014

Google has announced it will update the Chromecast app with a much-requested feature: Android mirroring. No longer will you need to rely on third-party apps for mirroring an Android device's screen to your TV. Although you could have always used Chromecast... >>

Game of Thrones, before and after VFX shown off in this video clip

Game of Thrones, before and after VFX shown off in this video clip

By 9 July 2014

While we're between seasons of Game of Thrones a VFX studio that works on the show has kindly released a video showing its efforts, to keep us entertained. The VFX showreel, from Macklevision VFX, shows what the world looks like before and after VFX... >>

BBC sorry for Doctor Who series 8 spoilers as scripts leak online, wants to turn back time(lords)

BBC sorry for Doctor Who series 8 spoilers as scripts leak online, wants to turn back time(lords)

By 8 July 2014

The BBC has apologised and pleads with fans not to download scripts from the forthcoming eighth series of Doctor Who. Series 8 will mark the full debut of new Doctor Peter Capaldi after his brief post-transformation appearance at the end of the last,... >>

Popcorn Time adds Chromecast support, stream torrents directly to your TV

Popcorn Time adds Chromecast support, stream torrents directly to your TV

By 8 July 2014

Popcorn Time, the Netflix for torrent movies, has just added new features including the ability to fling directly to a TV with Chromecast. Owners of a Chromecast dongle and Windows PC will be able to stream torrented movies directly on their TV if they... >>

Ditch the day job and get paid to watch Netflix by becoming a Tagger, see Originals before anyone else

Ditch the day job and get paid to watch Netflix by becoming a Tagger, see Originals before anyone else

By 7 July 2014

If you thought watching Netflix was fun, and cheap, you've seen nothing. Now Netflix wants to pay you to use its online streaming services. And you get to see its Originals before anyone else. Netflix is recruiting "Taggers" who will be paid to watch... >>

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

By 5 July 2014

You're probably reading this because you own a Chromecast but don't know what to do with it beyond casting YouTube or Netflix videos from your device to a TV. Well, just know you're not alone - and that Pocket-lint is here to help. Google released the... >>

World Cup kicks off again: Here's how to make sure you don't miss a minute

World Cup kicks off again: Here's how to make sure you don't miss a minute

By 4 July 2014

It must be said that this year's World Cup is certainly living up to its festival of football tag. We've had some incredible matches over the last few weeks, with the last 16 knockout stage providing memorable moments that will live on far beyond the... >>

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

By 28 June 2014

Summer solstice has seen the peak of daytime hours come and go and we've been most of those hours to bring you the latest tech reviews. In addition to the latest Nikon D810 full-frame DSLR camera announced this week, we've seen plenty of other top kit... >>

BBC to broadcast Commonwealth Games in 4K Ultra HD

BBC to broadcast Commonwealth Games in 4K Ultra HD

By 26 June 2014

The BBC is to follow up its World Cup in 4K broadcast trials with further tests of Ultra HD transmission, except this time publicly during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Its World Cup trials, which are still ongoing as the last match to be shot and... >>

Google Chromecast update to offer screen mirroring and intelligent Backdrop

Google Chromecast update to offer screen mirroring and intelligent Backdrop

By 25 June 2014

An update to Google's Chromecast has been announced at Google I/O, bringing screen mirroring to Android devices as well as a Backdrop mode. Android mobile and tablet owners will now be able to mirror live to their TV with a connected Chromecast. This... >>