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  • Netflix coming to Nordic countries
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    Netflix coming to Nordic countries

    By 15 August 2012

    Having given us some of the best TV in recent years, it seems only right that the Nordic region gets to enjoy some of them via Netflix. The online streaming service will be rolled out to Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland before the end of 2012 enabling...

  • YouView gets influx of movies with Now TV arrival
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    YouView gets influx of movies with Now TV arrival

    By 10 August 2012

    Movie fans may now have the perfect excuse to sign up to YouView after Now TV went live on the on-demand TV service. With a range of titles to choose from in the Sky Movies film catalogue, the Now TV app can be found on the YouView homepage with customers...

  • Now TV: Everything you need to know
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    Now TV: Everything you need to know

    By 18 July 2012

    Sky’s Now TV has launched, offering on-demand movies while allowing you to dodge the Sky subscription needed for Sky Go. There is a lot to like about the new service, but at £3.49 per rental, or £15 a month, is it really worth it? We have had a long...

  • YouView, Google TV, Apple TV, Sky, TiVo, Xbox or PS3: Which is best for home entertainment?
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    YouView, Google TV, Apple TV, Sky, TiVo, Xbox or PS3: Which is best for home entertainment?

    By 10 July 2012

    Sony’s new Internet Player with Google TV has been announced, adding another box to what is, for many, already a crowded living room. Google TV was a bumpy experience at best when it launched, but just like the Android of smartphones and tablets, it...

  • Netflix comes to Sony Entertainment Network, rolling out with 2012 Bravia models
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    Netflix comes to Sony Entertainment Network, rolling out with 2012 Bravia models

    By 24 April 2012

    Netflix, the video-on-demand subscription service, today launches on the Sony Entertainment Network. Sony devices, including Bravia TV, Blu-ray players and the PS3 will all benefit from access to the service. "Adding Netflix to the Sony Entertainment...

  • Smart homes not just for entertainment, says Kevin McCloud
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    Smart homes not just for entertainment, says Kevin McCloud

    By 5 May 2011

    A mirror that stores health information and keeps you updated with the news, a remote controlled kitchen and a bath that can be filled remotely using an iPhone app - these were just some of the gizmos that made up the House of the Future at the Grand...

  • Toshiba Places hands-on
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    Toshiba Places hands-on

    By 11 April 2011

    Toshiba's 2011 TV lineup will include Toshiba Places - the brand's new cloud-based internet TV portal that's designed to share content across multiple devices such as TVs, tablets, and laptops. We managed to get a sneak preview of the service back in...

  • Gameloft developing for Samsung Smart TVs - Virgin Media's TiVo next?
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    Gameloft developing for Samsung Smart TVs - Virgin Media's TiVo next?

    By 17 February 2011

    Digital gaming publisher Gameloft is soon to announce a partnership with Samsung to supply titles for the company's Smart TV range of sets. The games will be able to be played through the compatible connected televisions, without the need for a console...

  • APP OF THE DAY - Lovefilm (Samsung Internet@TV)
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    APP OF THE DAY - Lovefilm (Samsung Internet@TV)

    By 26 August 2010

    Everybody is comfortable with the concept of apps on their mobile devices nowadays. Indeed, what exactly would an iPhone or iPad actually be without apps? But the concept is growing rapidly, and spreading to other forms of home entertainment kit. Pure...

  • Samsung hints at its plans for IFA 2010
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    Samsung hints at its plans for IFA 2010

    By 13 August 2010

    Samsung has exclusively told Pocket-lint about its plans for the forthcoming IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany from 3 September. Usually manufacturers are tight-lipped on what might be unveiled during the convention, however, last year...

  • EXCLUSIVE: Samsung's Internet@TV could become serious rival to Pay TV operators
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    EXCLUSIVE: Samsung's Internet@TV could become serious rival to Pay TV operators

    By 12 August 2010

    This year has been a doozy for new display technologies, with headline acts Freeview HD and 3D TV getting their fair share of the limelight. Indeed, 3D is still a buzzword that bristles with electrical charge every time it's mentioned in print, online...