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Showtime streaming hands-on: Not just on-demand films and shows but also live TV

Showtime streaming hands-on: Not just on-demand films and shows but also live TV

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Showtime has followed in HBO's footsteps by launching a standalone streaming service in the US. It's called Showtime, of course, and it's a lot like HBO Now in that you don't need a cable subscription in order to watch. Showtime is almost as popular as... >>

Cord-cutter's guide: How to survive on just 8 apps in the US

Cord-cutter's guide: How to survive on just 8 apps in the US

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So you're thinking about ditching cable. Welcome to the cord-cutting world. Similar to how some people have cancelled their traditional phone lines in favour of mobile devices in recent years, the cable TV industry has noticed steep declines in subscriptions... >>

Want to see how the incredible Game of Thrones Hardhome zombie battle was filmed?

Want to see how the incredible Game of Thrones Hardhome zombie battle was filmed?

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Before we write another word, stop reading here if you haven't seen Game of Thrones season 5 yet and, specifically, episode 8 "Hardhome". There be spoilers ahead, aaarrrggh! If you've made it this far, on your own head be it... Hardhome is by far and... >>

Xbox One Plex update makes it the best media player around, these are the changes

Xbox One Plex update makes it the best media player around, these are the changes

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The Plex app for Xbox One was always one of our favourite platforms to stream our home media content through, and a swathe of changes that were pushed as an update yesterday have made it even better. Most notably, the company has added music library functionality... >>

Showtime launches its HBO Now-like streaming service: Here's what you need to know

Showtime launches its HBO Now-like streaming service: Here's what you need to know

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You can now watch Showtime in the US without a cable subscription. The premium cable network has launched a standalone online streaming service aimed at cord cutters. The service is a lot like HBO Now, a similar cord-cutter streaming service from HBO... >>

Netflix's first wave of original films: What are they and when can you watch?

Netflix's first wave of original films: What are they and when can you watch?

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Netflix is growing up. It's moving on from original series (like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black) to original films, and those films are coming very soon. Netflix has in fact just announced when the first wave will roll out to its streaming... >>

Special edition Game of Thrones Blu-ray box-sets get Dolby Atmos soundtracks

Special edition Game of Thrones Blu-ray box-sets get Dolby Atmos soundtracks

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Home cinema buffs who have already invested in AV receivers with Dolby Atmos support have struggled to find natively recorded content in the format's relatively short life so far, but it looks like a corner has been turned. HBO has decided to remaster... >>

Steve Jobs film: See Michael Fassbender as Jobs in first full trailer

Steve Jobs film: See Michael Fassbender as Jobs in first full trailer

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Universal Pictures has released a new trailer for the Steve Jobs film penned by Aaron Sorkin, and it just so happens to also be the first extended look, giving us a glimpse at what we can expect when movie finally premieres. The first trailer, which wasn't... >>

You no longer need to pay for a monthly subscription to get Netflix

You no longer need to pay for a monthly subscription to get Netflix

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Netflix has introduced pay-as-you-go gift cards that pay for access to its streaming service but without the need for a regular monthly subscription. Not only does this give gift givers the option to send friends and loved ones money towards the use of... >>

Virgin Media signs BT Sport Europe to ensure it's league leader in footy coverage

Virgin Media signs BT Sport Europe to ensure it's league leader in footy coverage

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Virgin Media has confirmed that it will be adding the new BT Sport Europe channel to its line-up from its 1 August launch date to ensure that it is the only TV provider that will offer every sports channel available before the start of the football season.... >>