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Disney reveals Star Wars: Episode VIII release date and says it's making a Star Wars spin-off

Disney reveals Star Wars: Episode VIII release date and says it's making a Star Wars spin-off

By 12 March 2015

Disney has a lot of Star Wars stuff planned over the next couple of years: it's just set a premiere date for Episode VIII, for instance, and it's busy making a spin-off film called Rogue One. It's unclear what the story for the spin-off film is about,... >>

Exciting times: Samsung VP Robert King talks 4K, curved TV and why the Internet of Things needs to be open platform

Exciting times: Samsung VP Robert King talks 4K, curved TV and why the Internet of Things needs to be open platform

By 12 March 2015

It can be strongly argued that Samsung stole Mobile World Congress with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and its innovatively shaped sister model, the edge. During a mobile phone show distinctly lacking in mobile phones, its two flagship handsets... >>

Sony PlayStation Vue online TV service to launch in the US within two weeks

Sony PlayStation Vue online TV service to launch in the US within two weeks

By 11 March 2015

Sony is about to fully take on the online TV biz. According to The Wall Street Journal, Sony has been putting more focus on its online TV efforts in the US. Andrew House, president of Sony Computer Entertainment, told the paper the company will even commercially... >>

Sky's NOW TV has landed on EE TV boxes, just in time for Game of Thrones

Sky's NOW TV has landed on EE TV boxes, just in time for Game of Thrones

By 11 March 2015

Early adopters of the EE TV box will be pleased to hear that its creators have rewarded them by already announcing Sky's NOW TV is arriving soon. NOW TV allows viewers to enjoy Sky content over their internet connection without the need to pay for a long... >>

HBO to simulcast Game of Thrones' entire fifth season everywhere but the UK each week

HBO to simulcast Game of Thrones' entire fifth season everywhere but the UK each week

By 10 March 2015

The fifth season of Game of Thrones will air simultaneously across the world...except in the UK. HBO has announced that it plans to simulcast the first episode on 12 April at 9pm EST through global partnership carriers and its own HBO-branded networks,... >>

HBO streaming service, HBO Now, should hit Apple TV with new Game of Thrones in April

HBO streaming service, HBO Now, should hit Apple TV with new Game of Thrones in April

By 5 March 2015

HBO is reportedly in talks with Apple to make Apple TV one of its launch platforms for its highly anticipated stand-alone streaming service, HBO Now. HBO Now is expected to debut in April with the new series of Game of Thrones. This comes from sources... >>

New Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer lays out Ultron's plan to destroy hope and peace

New Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer lays out Ultron's plan to destroy hope and peace

By 4 March 2015

Blockbuster season is around the corner, meaning some of this year's biggest-budget films are just starting to release their trailers, and the latest example is from Avengers: Age of Ultron. The film is supposed to follow Tony Stark, who is played by... >>

Nvidia Shield is the Apple TV beater we’ve been waiting for (hands-on)

Nvidia Shield is the Apple TV beater we’ve been waiting for (hands-on)

By 4 March 2015

Nvidia has announced its entrance into the set-top box market with Shield, a new game console and media player based on Android. Shield features the Tegra X1 chipset announced at CES 2015 in January, which is Nvidia’s most powerful mobile processor... >>

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming and how can I get it?

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming and how can I get it?

By 2 March 2015

To stay relevant in a world of television where catch-up and on demand video is king, Freeview has announced its plans for a connected future. Managing director Guy North outlined the plans for Freeview Play at a London briefing for Pocket-lint and select... >>

Your first Freeview Play box could well be from Humax

Your first Freeview Play box could well be from Humax

By 2 March 2015

Humax will be the first manufacturer to get a Freeview Play set-top-box onto the market. Indeed, it will be producing at least two devices, with different options based on storage capacity and therefore at different price points. The actual boxes are... >>