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Ditch the day job and get paid to watch Netflix by becoming a Tagger, see Originals before anyone else

Ditch the day job and get paid to watch Netflix by becoming a Tagger, see Originals before anyone else

By 7 July 2014

If you thought watching Netflix was fun, and cheap, you've seen nothing. Now Netflix wants to pay you to use its online streaming services. And you get to see its Originals before anyone else. Netflix is recruiting "Taggers" who will be paid to watch... >>

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

By 5 July 2014

You're probably reading this because you own a Chromecast but don't know what to do with it beyond casting YouTube or Netflix videos from your device to a TV. Well, just know you're not alone - and that Pocket-lint is here to help. Google released the... >>

World Cup kicks off again: Here's how to make sure you don't miss a minute

World Cup kicks off again: Here's how to make sure you don't miss a minute

By 4 July 2014

It must be said that this year's World Cup is certainly living up to its festival of football tag. We've had some incredible matches over the last few weeks, with the last 16 knockout stage providing memorable moments that will live on far beyond the... >>

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

By 28 June 2014

Summer solstice has seen the peak of daytime hours come and go and we've been most of those hours to bring you the latest tech reviews. In addition to the latest Nikon D810 full-frame DSLR camera announced this week, we've seen plenty of other top kit... >>

BBC to broadcast Commonwealth Games in 4K Ultra HD

BBC to broadcast Commonwealth Games in 4K Ultra HD

By 26 June 2014

The BBC is to follow up its World Cup in 4K broadcast trials with further tests of Ultra HD transmission, except this time publicly during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Its World Cup trials, which are still ongoing as the last match to be shot and... >>

Google Chromecast update to offer screen mirroring and intelligent Backdrop

Google Chromecast update to offer screen mirroring and intelligent Backdrop

By 25 June 2014

An update to Google's Chromecast has been announced at Google I/O, bringing screen mirroring to Android devices as well as a Backdrop mode. Android mobile and tablet owners will now be able to mirror live to their TV with a connected Chromecast. This... >>

Android TV replaces Google TV, as living room gets more attention

Android TV replaces Google TV, as living room gets more attention

By 25 June 2014

Android is heading to the living room, as Google looks to rebrand its failed Google TV service with Android TV. Accusing smart TVs of being pretty dumb, Google is planning on reinventing its Google TV offering as it attempts to beat devices like Apple... >>

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... >>