Home Cinema

Show all Home Cinema: Reviews News

Latest

Pure announces Bluetooth Caskeid, allowing you to use your Jongo speakers with any streaming service including Spotify

Pure announces Bluetooth Caskeid, allowing you to use your Jongo speakers with any streaming service including Spotify

By 5 June 2014

Pure has announced an enhancement to Caskeid, the sychronisation technology it uses in its Jongo wireless speaker system that will allow the system to be used with any music streaming service. Bluetooth Caskeid will mean that users of Pure's Jongo system... >>

Freeview to tackle YouView threat by developing new connected TV service

Freeview to tackle YouView threat by developing new connected TV service

By 5 June 2014

Freeview and Digital UK are partnering to develop a new Freeview-branded connected TV service that will offer free-to-air TV channels alongside on-demand and catch-up TV platforms in order to combat the rise of YouView. The service will be free to use... >>

BBC to trial 4K Ultra HD broadcasts of live World Cup matches

BBC to trial 4K Ultra HD broadcasts of live World Cup matches

By 5 June 2014

The BBC will use Sony's 4K footage shot during the World Cup in Brazil to trial Ultra HD broadcast technologies. Unfortunately, 4K UHD TV owners will not be able to see the trials. Instead, they will be closed, as the BBC is using this year's event... >>

Oculus Rift VR films are coming, and the Pantopticam is going to shoot them

Oculus Rift VR films are coming, and the Pantopticam is going to shoot them

By 5 June 2014

Imagine watching a film where you can look anywhere in a full 360-degree sphere of vision. Theatre is as close as we get to that as we're expected to follow the action as it moves about the stage and sometimes the building. How that will work for a film is... >>

Sky Go to get live World Cup matches as ITV signs up to service

Sky Go to get live World Cup matches as ITV signs up to service

By 4 June 2014

Sky has signed ITV's channels for inclusion in its Sky Go application, which introduces live World Cup matches to the mix. As ITV has half the terrestrial TV rights to the live matches throughout the tournament in Brazil, Sky Go users will be able to... >>

Xbox One goes football crazy with dedicated World Cup hub and companion app

Xbox One goes football crazy with dedicated World Cup hub and companion app

By 2 June 2014

By 12 June, when Brazil takes on Croatia in the first match of the 2014 World Cup, Microsoft will launch a dedicated zone on Xbox One that will provide access to stacks of original and related content. Destination Brazil will provide a one-stop shop for... >>

BT Extra Box service launches for multi-room YouView viewing

BT Extra Box service launches for multi-room YouView viewing

By 2 June 2014

BT now offers its Extra Box option for users who would like to have their channel subscriptions in more than one room. The additional YouView+ box will work with all the same subscription channels and bolt-ons as the main box in the house. The second... >>

Samsung working with Oculus on own-brand virtual reality headset

Samsung working with Oculus on own-brand virtual reality headset

By 30 May 2014

A week ago it was revealed that Samsung is working on its own virtual reality headset to rival products such as Sony's Project Morpheus and the Oculus Rift. New information provides confirmation and throws an interesting surprise into the mix. Samsung's... >>

1966 World Cup final being shown online by BBC today

1966 World Cup final being shown online by BBC today

By 30 May 2014

The BBC will be broadcasting the 1966 World Cup final online today at 12pm as if it is a live match. Across BBC Sport, there are references and sections dedicated to the final, in which England takes on West Germany, including a 1966 themed version of... >>

Vimeo takes on Netflix with High Maintenance, its own funded original series

Vimeo takes on Netflix with High Maintenance, its own funded original series

By 29 May 2014

Under pressure from YouTube and the prospective Yahoo video platform on one side and Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video on the other, Vimeo has responded by following some of its rivals in investing in original television content. High Maintenance... >>