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BBC 'World War One At Home' interactive project begins broadcasting 24 February

BBC 'World War One At Home' interactive project begins broadcasting 24 February

By 18 February 2014

The BBC will begin showing the first 230 stories from its UK-wide World War One At Home project from Monday 24 February. The stories, the first of 1,400 the Beeb plans to tell, will broadcast across all BBC Local Radio stations, regional television... >>

BBC, ITV and Channel 4 create Freeview Connect for universal catch-up on all smart TVs

BBC, ITV and Channel 4 create Freeview Connect for universal catch-up on all smart TVs

By 11 February 2014

Freeview Connect is a new brand created by the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 that will offer their catch-up TV services as standard on smart TVs. BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD will comprise the Freeview Connect app which will be available on all internet-connected... >>

Google Chromecast could be coming to the UK to make your TV smart

Google Chromecast could be coming to the UK to make your TV smart

By 7 February 2014

Google should finally be selling its Chromecast TV dongle outside the US with its first stop being the UK. According to The Next Web, the UK can expect the smart streaming dongle to hit British shores soon. READ: Beep wants to be the Chromecast of audio... >>

Sony selling off Vaio brand and PC business after plummeting sales

Sony selling off Vaio brand and PC business after plummeting sales

By 6 February 2014

As tablet and phone sales soar across the industry Sony has been failing to shift PCs under the Vaio brand. Now Sony has announced it's going to sell Vaio and its PC business as a whole to Japan Industrial Partners by the end of March. Sony also says... >>

ITV Encore will launch on Sky as ITV's first new channel in eight years

ITV Encore will launch on Sky as ITV's first new channel in eight years

By 29 January 2014

ITV has just announced that it will be launching a new channel called ITV Encore, its first new channel in eight years. ITV Encore will be pay to view when it arrives on Sky as part of a wider four-year partnership. That will mean ITV content is made... >>

Next-gen Apple TV could include built-in TV tuner, wireless router

Next-gen Apple TV could include built-in TV tuner, wireless router

By 28 January 2014

Apple will be taking its Apple TV set-top box a step further, moving beyond being just a deliverer of iTunes content, Netflix and Hulu. 9to5mac reports Apple is testing a built-in TV tuner within the next-generation Apple TV, a feature similar to what... >>

3D TV not dead, says Samsung, still 'a feature consumers like to use'

3D TV not dead, says Samsung, still 'a feature consumers like to use'

By 27 January 2014

Samsung has responded to growing concerns that 3D is no longer an important technology for home entertainment, and claims  it is still an "important part of our TV proposition". At the CES trade show in Las Vegas in January, the biggest technology buzzwords... >>

Foxconn considering 'advanced display' TV factory in US, perfect for Apple's iTV

Foxconn considering 'advanced display' TV factory in US, perfect for Apple's iTV

By 26 January 2014

Foxconn, the company who assembles gadgets for Apple and other companies, is looking into launching a manufacturing plant in the US to build advanced displays. Foxconn chairman Terry Gou told reporters on Sunday a US plant would be made up of high-tech... >>

Netflix confirms it plans to offer three tier pricing structure

Netflix confirms it plans to offer three tier pricing structure

By 23 January 2014

Netflix has confirmed, through an internal message, that it plans to offer a three tier payment structure in the future. At the moment the online TV and movie streaming service offers two plans in the UK. The first, at £5.99, allows for full HD streaming... >>

TiVo strongly denies rumours suggesting it's leaving the hardware business

TiVo strongly denies rumours suggesting it's leaving the hardware business

By 23 January 2014

TiVo, the maker of DVR boxes whose subscriber count has been dropping, has recently laid off the majority of its hardware team to focus on cloud and software products, according to Wired. The company is said to be keeping two engineers to focus on support... >>