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Netflix upgraded: How does new encoding tech affect you?

Netflix upgraded: How does new encoding tech affect you?

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Netflix has done it again, helping to change the internet with its algorithm writing smarts. This time it's changed the way videos stream, to cut down on file size and therefore required bandwidth, while improving quality. The new Netflix algorithms... >>

Watch the first trailer for Justin Lin's Star Trek Beyond here

Watch the first trailer for Justin Lin's Star Trek Beyond here

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It's time to once again boldly go where no man has gone before. Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for a new Star Trek movie, and although JJ Abrams is no longer calling the shots from behind the camera, the third installment in the rebooted... >>

Apple TV gets BBC iPlayer at last

Apple TV gets BBC iPlayer at last

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The BBC has finally released a dedicated iPlayer app for Apple TV, with the service now available to download on the fourth generation player from today. All of the BBC iPlayer content is accessible from the new Apple TV but those used to the app's layout... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 10: Win one of two Roku 3 set top boxes

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 10: Win one of two Roku 3 set top boxes

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint. We'll be giving away a great piece of kit every single day, with something for everyone, from smartphones... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Ridiculous 6...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Ridiculous 6...

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Another week has flown by and we're at the point where many of us get to put our feet up, ready for some prime TV viewing. However, unless you're a sucker for reality shows, is there anything on terrestrial telly that floats our boats these days? That's... >>

younity: Take your media everywhere (for free!)

younity: Take your media everywhere (for free!)

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Have you ever wanted your own personal cloud streaming service or to setup a home media server but didn't want to bother with all the technical issues or hassle? Well, you need to check out younity. It lets you access all your files - including music,... >>

Here are the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailers all in the one place

Here are the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailers all in the one place

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In a galaxy not so far, far away a certain movie hits UK cinemas on 17 December and we don't know about you, but we're hugely excited. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens will finally be released and we'll be first in the queue to see it. However,... >>

EU ruling to force NOW TV, Netflix and other streaming services to offer access when abroad

EU ruling to force NOW TV, Netflix and other streaming services to offer access when abroad

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The European Commission is to push forward with proposals to change the way streaming services work across all countries in the region. If approved, it means that you will be able to use any of your streaming subscriptions no matter where you are in Europe.... >>

You can now use Siri on Apple TV to control Apple Music

You can now use Siri on Apple TV to control Apple Music

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"Hey Siri, play Hello by Adele". If you own an iOS device, such as an iPhone, you can ask Siri to play tunes from Apple Music. And now, starting today, if you own the latest Apple TV, you can do the same thing. Apple has released the first major update... >>

Watch Sky on Xbox One from today: TV from Sky app arrives to give that Sky Go experience

Watch Sky on Xbox One from today: TV from Sky app arrives to give that Sky Go experience

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Sky and Microsoft have teamed up to offer the almighty TV from Sky app on the console from today in the UK, at last. This means that Xbox One owners with a Sky Go Extra or Sky Multiscreen subscription will now be able to watch live shows and on demand... >>