Streaming archive

  • Spotify socialises with Facebook in music streaming deal
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    Spotify socialises with Facebook in music streaming deal

    By 26 May 2011

    Facebook and Spotify have announced a streaming pact that could see the cloud-based music service arrive on the profile pages of millions. And we expect the folks over at Spotify towers to be doing backflips over this one, especially given their recent...

  • iPad streaming with the Seagate GoFlex Satellite - we go hands on
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    iPad streaming with the Seagate GoFlex Satellite - we go hands on

    By 16 May 2011

    Storage specialist Seagate has announced its latest external HDD - this one with a heavy emphasis on media streaming - the Seagate GoFlex Satellite. Built with an iPad in mind (although an Android app is coming down the line and you could essentially...

  • Boxee iPad app coming soon - complete with Boxee Box streaming
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    Boxee iPad app coming soon - complete with Boxee Box streaming

    By 13 May 2011

    Disappointed that the Boxee Box 1.1 software landed without even a mention of the previously teased iPad functionality? Well so was we at Pocket-lint towers, so we got on the phone to Boxee's VP of marketing, Andrew Kippen, to see what the deal was. And...

  • Hulu Plus to hit US Xbox 360s on Friday
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    Hulu Plus to hit US Xbox 360s on Friday

    By 27 April 2011

    If you don't fancy watching the so-called "TV event of all time" on Friday 29 April, then you could be in luck as reports suggest that Hulu Plus could be landing on the Xbox 360 (in the States). Hulu Plus launched back in June 2010 for fanboys with iOS...

  • YouTube movie streaming to start next week
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    YouTube movie streaming to start next week

    By 26 April 2011

    Look out Netflix, Lovefilm and iTunes there's a new movie streaming kid in town - YouTube. Reports suggests that the Google-owned video giant has done deals with the major Hollywood studios including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Warner Brothers and Universal...

  • Spotify users hit by Malware attack
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    Spotify users hit by Malware attack

    By 29 March 2011

    Spotify has admitted that it has been the victim of a security exploit and apologised to users infected via a malware-riddled advert that appeared on the Windows desktop version of the popular music streaming platform. The malvertising incident first...

  • Spotify and Onkyo team up for high quality audio assault
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    Spotify and Onkyo team up for high quality audio assault

    By 29 March 2011

    Spotify has announced its latest hardware partner with Onkyo, joining the likes of Logitech and Sonos in offering Spotify Premium customers streaming through its devices. Stating that the move is a "world's first" as it is the first consumer electronics...

  • Amazon Cloud Drive streams in
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    Amazon Cloud Drive streams in

    By 29 March 2011

    Amazon has announced a trio of new cloud-based platforms that all fall under its digital locker service - Amazon Cloud. First up is the actual locker itself, the Amazon Cloud Drive, which allows you to store not only music (MP3 and AAC), but videos, photos...

  • Warner Bros. takes Facebook to the movies
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    Warner Bros. takes Facebook to the movies

    By 28 March 2011

    Warner Bros. has announced that, following a successful trial renting The Dark Knight on Facebook, it is expanding the rental options to five more blockbuster movies. From the official pages of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s/Philosopher's Stone, Harry...

  • Xbox 360 IPTV streaming coming this year?
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    Xbox 360 IPTV streaming coming this year?

    By 10 March 2011

    Currently, the only TV streaming on the Xbox 360 (here in the UK, at least) comes courtesy of the Sky Player app. But all that could be set to change soon, with Microsoft reportedly prepping a fully blown IPTV service of its own, codenamed Orapa, that...

  • Cyrus Streamline hands-on
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    Cyrus Streamline hands-on

    By 28 February 2011

    High-end audio specialist Cyrus has introduced a new range of streaming products including the all-in-one Streamline. We went along to the Bristol-based Sound & Vision Show 2011 to get a closer look. There are three models to choose from in the range,...

  • Amazon.com Prime customers get 5000 free movies
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    Amazon.com Prime customers get 5000 free movies

    By 22 February 2011

    A nice looking service has now gone live for Amazon Premium member customers called Prime Instant Videos - well it's fantastic as long as you're resident in the US. Unfortunately the service is not available in the UK, and so any premium member, presumably...

  • Micromega Airstream optimises Apple AirPlay
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    Micromega Airstream optimises Apple AirPlay

    By 18 February 2011

    Launched over a year ago, the AirStream WM-10 from Micromega, looks like it could have an all new appeal to the iPad and iPhone crowd as it apparently works rather well at streaming music from the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch - facilitated by the launch...

  • Sony SMP-N100 review
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    Sony SMP-N100 review

    By 2 February 2011

    The SMP-N100 is Sony’s first dedicated IPTV and network media player. Once the exclusive province of relatively esoteric PC brands, this sector of the market is now being groomed by the big TV makers, which means a whole new tranche of telly-watchers...

  • Lovefilm takes Samsung Blu-ray players to the flicks
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    Lovefilm takes Samsung Blu-ray players to the flicks

    By 31 January 2011

    Lovefilm's relentless assault across digital platforms has increased, with the announcement by Samsung that the video rental service will be hitting its Blu-ray players, and Blu-ray home cinema systems. Lovefilm can already be accessed on Samsung TVs...

  • Lovefilm lands on Sony SMP-N100 netbox
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    Lovefilm lands on Sony SMP-N100 netbox

    By 12 January 2011

    Lovefilm has announced the latest platform for its movie-streaming service - the Sony Bravia SMP-N100 network media player. The move, which brings the movie rental service to the netbox arena for the first time, extends Lovefilm's ever growing reach....

  • Revo AXiS   review
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    Revo AXiS review

    By 2 December 2010

    It looks like a simple bedside clock radio, but underneath the AXiS’ soft black plastic shell are more features than you’ve a right to expect in a gadget aimed at bedside tables. Inside are tuners for FM and digital radio - both DAB and DAB+ - with...

  • Naim UnitiQute  review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Naim UnitiQute review

    By 22 October 2010

    If good things come in small packages then Naim’s UnitiQute all-in-one Hi-Fi audio player should be the proof of that pudding, to mangle metaphors for a moment. The UnitiQute weighs in at 7.1kg and so is a heavyweight, literally and in terms of features,...

  • Arcam Solo Neo and irDock review
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    Arcam Solo Neo and irDock review

    By 8 September 2010

    If you’ve ever dreamed of owning serious hi-fi separates, but got sidetracked by iPods, iPhones and other computer-centric gadgets, Arcam’s Solo Neo could drag you back to your dream without making any sacrifices to modernity - and without the need...

  • First Look: Apple TV review
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    First Look: Apple TV review

    By 3 September 2010

    Apple has said that Apple TV is just a hobby for them, reiterating the joke at the company's September update. To some, Apple TV stole the show, wowing with its new tiny dimensions, and a price that's difficult to ignore. We got our eyes on the new box...

  • Sonos adds Spotify support
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    Sonos adds Spotify support

    By 2 September 2010

    Sonos has announced that it is adding support for the Spotify music service to its multi-room music system by the end of September. The update for Sonos customers will be via a free software update and will bring Spotify to those customers in the UK,...

  • MOG moves to iOS and Android
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    MOG moves to iOS and Android

    By 20 July 2010

    MOG, the US-based music streaming service, has launched its mobile apps range meaning that iOS and Android users can now take their MOG music with them on the go. MOG is similar to Spotify in that it offers a premium deal for $9.99 per month, which you...

  • Hulu Plus brings streaming to your iPad, iPhone and TV
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    Hulu Plus brings streaming to your iPad, iPhone and TV

    By 30 June 2010

    Hulu has added its first premium service - Hulu Plus. Hulu Plus means, that for the sum of $9.99 a month, you will be able to access Hulu's streaming service on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, your Samsung internet enabled TV or Blu-ray player and, coming...

  • MUBI movie streaming on the PS3
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    MUBI movie streaming on the PS3

    By 19 May 2010

    MUBI is launching on the PS3 this autumn. The movie streaming service will offer classic cinema, indy flicks and international films which will be perfect for anyone bored of watching Will Smith save the world, or Ben Stiller get himself into awkward...