On demand archive

  • Rdio launches Vdio for movie and TV streaming
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    Rdio launches Vdio for movie and TV streaming

    By 3 April 2013

    We've got a soft spot for music-streaming service Rdio, it's got a nice app and the web interface is slick and easy-to-use. Now, it has launched Vdio, which - somewhat predictably - is a streaming video service. At the moment, you must be a Rdio subscriber...

  • 4oD live on Sky TV catch up from Monday
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    4oD live on Sky TV catch up from Monday

    By 15 March 2013

    We've been teased for long enough about the impending presence of 4oD on Sky, with a "coming soon" logo on our On Demand screen. Now it's finally about to arrive. From Monday, head over to the Sky On Demand service on your Sky box and you should be...

  • Pure Avalon 300R Connect review
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    Pure Avalon 300R Connect review

    By 2 March 2013

    Selling your very first Freeview set-top-box in 2012 is the move of either a company that knows what it's doing, or the move of a company so adept at missing the boat that it has evolved into a fish to avoid further boat-missing agony. The Pure Avalon...

  • Advertising nearly killed TV drama, now Netflix will save it
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    Advertising nearly killed TV drama, now Netflix will save it

    By 5 February 2013

    Netflix's goal is "is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us",  Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, told GQ in an interview recently. House of Cards is, if you like, the first time it's really showed its hand. At the moment, it looks...

  • The best ways to stream your Christmas movies
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    The best ways to stream your Christmas movies

    By 21 December 2012

    Top off the 2012 on-demand trend by doing things a touch different with your Christmas movies. This year, rather than being bound to the television at certain times of the day, why not stream your Christmas entertainment whenever you have time? There...

  • YouView update rolled out, brings with it surround sound, faster start-up times and more
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    YouView update rolled out, brings with it surround sound, faster start-up times and more

    By 31 October 2012

    YouView has begun rolling out an update that will introduce an array of new features to all of its TV set-top boxes.  Customers will now be able to fire up their box quicker, whether in standby mode or switched off, while the auto-standby setting can...

  • New ITV Player goes live, rent archive footage ad-free
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    New ITV Player goes live, rent archive footage ad-free

    By 29 October 2012

    ITV’s decision to offer paid for content ad-free on its ITV Player service has come into effect, allowing consumers to rent shows from the TV channel’s archives, as well as still being able to catch up on recent shows for free. Episodes from classic...

  • ITV Pay Player plans revealed, but will you shell out?
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    ITV Pay Player plans revealed, but will you shell out?

    By 30 July 2012

    ITV has laid out plans for it's ITV Pay Player that will see customers pay for access to more than1,000 hours of archive TV and film content. The announcement follows a trial that saw 5,000 homes try the service, and comes a full two years after the TV...

  • James Bond catalogue coming to Sky HD on demand
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    James Bond catalogue coming to Sky HD on demand

    By 12 April 2012

    James Bond is getting the HD treatment as the entire catalogue of films is added to Sky Movies HD on demand service. From October, viewers will be able to watch the likes of Connery, Moore, Dalton, Brosnan, Craig - even Lazenby - as they portray Ian Flemming’s...

  • Sherlock sets new record for BBC iPlayer
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    Sherlock sets new record for BBC iPlayer

    By 8 January 2012

    BBC One drama Sherlock has become the most watched show on the BBC iPlayer according to Hitwise, a data analysis company that specialises in monitoring the web. According to the company, 4.3m Brits visited the BBC iPlayer site on the 2 January following...