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BBC Genome project goes live, chronicling every TV and radio broadcast in the Beeb’s history

BBC Genome project goes live, chronicling every TV and radio broadcast in the Beeb’s history

By 16 October 2014

The BBC has launched the website for its Genome project, a vast undertaking that, through digitising every edition of the Radio Times published throughout the years, aims to curated and chronicle every TV and radio show broadcast by the corporation.... >>

Virgin America's new advert is six hours long and really, really boring

Virgin America's new advert is six hours long and really, really boring

By 15 October 2014

Virgin America has a new, extremely long advert that tries to convince you to fly Virgin by simply boring you to death. Seriously. According to Adweek, the advert is actually considered a pre-roll and will run before online videos play. Most viewers will... >>

HBO cutting the cable, internet streaming service coming in 2015

HBO cutting the cable, internet streaming service coming in 2015

By 15 October 2014

HBO is finally cutting the cable aspect out of its service, or at least partially, as it looks to a future beyond the set top box.  During Time Warner Inc’s Investor Day meeting on 15 October, Richard Plepler, the chief executive of HBO, announced... >>

Amazon Instant Video app now includes personal photo and video viewer for Amazon Cloud Drive

Amazon Instant Video app now includes personal photo and video viewer for Amazon Cloud Drive

By 15 October 2014

Amazon has added the ability to view your own personal videos and photos through its Amazon Instant Video apps for several devices. As well as access the streamed content available to Amazon Prime Instant Video subscribers and TV shows and films you might... >>

Now you can pick up your Amazon purchases on the same day and for free

Now you can pick up your Amazon purchases on the same day and for free

By 15 October 2014

Amazon has launched a same-day pick-up service in the UK as an expansion of its Pick-Up Location programme. You can now order an item in the morning and pick it up later in the day. And what's more, Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to use the service... >>

Buy a movie or TV show and your digital UltraViolet copy can be stored on Tesco Blinkbox to watch anywhere

Buy a movie or TV show and your digital UltraViolet copy can be stored on Tesco Blinkbox to watch anywhere

By 14 October 2014

Tesco has announced that Blinkbox, its online movie streaming service, will now hold UltraViolets. So when you buy a DVD or Blu-ray and get the free digital copy, you can access it via Blinkbox, anywhere. The Blinkbox service will work for movies bought... >>

Best extreme sports video ever? Watch this stop-motion featuring Playmobil toys

Best extreme sports video ever? Watch this stop-motion featuring Playmobil toys

By 13 October 2014

If you love extreme sports and toys, than you'll love Xtreme Videos' latest stop-motion film. It features Playmobil characters with BMX bikes. Playmobil has been making toys for 25 years and is considered a major competitor to Lego toys. It also has a... >>

Snapchat was not hacked for upcoming naked celebrity photo leak ‘The Snappening’

Snapchat was not hacked for upcoming naked celebrity photo leak ‘The Snappening’

By 10 October 2014

The latest headline in the celebrity nude photo hacking scandal drags Snapchat through the mill. Apparently on 12 October 200,000 images will be sent out, all taken not from the iCloud but from Snapsave. Snapsave is a third-party service which Snapchat... >>

London Zoo helps Ofcom trial ‘white space’ wireless broadcasting, streams meerkats (and why not?)

London Zoo helps Ofcom trial ‘white space’ wireless broadcasting, streams meerkats (and why not?)

By 10 October 2014

Ofcom is working in partnership with several firms to trial wireless "white space" technologies, using the gaps in radio spectrum to transmit data that could eventually benefit consumers and businesses in all manner of applications. Two of those are Google... >>

Want to shop at Amazon? Go to its first physical store in NYC

Want to shop at Amazon? Go to its first physical store in NYC

By 9 October 2014

Shopping at Amazon.com will soon no longer be limited to the web. The company plans to offer a physical shopping experience in the form of a brick-and-mortar store, it's claimed. The Wall Street Journal has reported that Amazon's first physical store... >>