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YouView extra channels explored: Getting more from your box

YouView extra channels explored: Getting more from your box

By 24 June 2014

One of the appealing things about the YouView platform is the range of options it offers you. Not only do you have regular free-to-air HD broadcast channels, you get the corresponding catch-up and red button services, as well as upgrades to enable more... >>

Dead Rising zombies set to invade your living room next, with full-length film for Crackle

Dead Rising zombies set to invade your living room next, with full-length film for Crackle

By 20 June 2014

If you love zombies and video games, then you will love what Sony's Crackle streaming service has in the works. Variety has reported that production company Legendary Digital Media has green-lit the Dead Rising videogame franchise by developer Capcom.... >>

BBC experiments with virtual reality 360-degree Oculus Rift style TV

BBC experiments with virtual reality 360-degree Oculus Rift style TV

By 20 June 2014

The BBC has filmed a news bulletin in 360-degrees that can be viewed on Oculus Rift. The experiment is part of the BBC's tests of potential new ways of broadcasting. It's already working on 4K broadcasting, after abandoning 3D last year. A Fiona Bruce... >>

This streaming TV platform will force you to bin your PVR

This streaming TV platform will force you to bin your PVR

By 19 June 2014

You won't have heard of Perception before. And you probably won't in future either. Yet you will likely use it and love it. Perception from Vision247, you see, is television streaming platform that is being offered to mobile operators and other television... >>

Game of Thrones season 4 piracy records prompt quick digital release? Now on Google Play, Amazon, etc

Game of Thrones season 4 piracy records prompt quick digital release? Now on Google Play, Amazon, etc

By 19 June 2014

Not only was the first episode of Game of Thrones season four revealed to be the most pirated series of a TV show ever, but it is surely the fastest to hit the streets after its broadcast run. The last episode of the season, The Children, screened in... >>

Best soundbars 2014: Boost your TV audio with these one-box solutions

Best soundbars 2014: Boost your TV audio with these one-box solutions

By 19 June 2014

Looking for a soundbar to boost your TV audio and want a single-box solution without the fuss of a receiver and a million different wires? Then you've come to the right place in our soundbar and speaker base round-up. Over the past weeks we've been bringing... >>

Apple slashes price of Apple TV 4th gen, surely Apple TV 5th gen is around the corner?

Apple slashes price of Apple TV 4th gen, surely Apple TV 5th gen is around the corner?

By 18 June 2014

As well as announce an "entry level" 21.5-inch iMac at £899, Apple has dropped the price of its Apple TV set-top-box. The UK version of the device is now listed at £79 on the company's online store. That represents a saving of £20. In Europe, the price... >>

IMAX next-gen laser projectors to arrive this year, more affordable home cinema in 2015

IMAX next-gen laser projectors to arrive this year, more affordable home cinema in 2015

By 17 June 2014

IMAX is still the world's best pioneer for cinema advancements. It recently announced the world's first fully integrated 65mm 4K digital large-format 3D camera. And it's got plenty more to come including higher frame rates, next-gen laser projectors... >>

Game of Thrones finale breaks torrenting record with 2 petabytes of illegal downloads in 12 hours

Game of Thrones finale breaks torrenting record with 2 petabytes of illegal downloads in 12 hours

By 17 June 2014

Game of Thrones has broken the record for the highest number of torrent downloads after its finale smashed the 2 petabyte mark in just 12 hours. The episode, "The Children", broke the previous record which was also set by Game of Thrones with the episode... >>

Pocket-lint Tech Tavern schedule starts Monday 16 June, see you there

Pocket-lint Tech Tavern schedule starts Monday 16 June, see you there

By 17 June 2014

The Pocket-lint Tech Tavern in association with O2 is almost upon us, and we've got a stack of cool things for you to come down and have a play with throughout the week. We are still confirming more fun things all the time, so make sure you bookmark this... >>