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Pokemon Go the Movie planned, live-action film rights snapped up

Pokemon Go the Movie planned, live-action film rights snapped up

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After the unbelievable success of Pokemon Go, Legendary Entertainment has reported snagged the rights to make a live-action movie starring the cute cartoon monsters.Although there have been plenty of feature length Pokemon films in the last 20 years,... >>

How to get 4K Ultra HD movies, sport and TV on your Sky Q box

How to get 4K Ultra HD movies, sport and TV on your Sky Q box

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Sky Q subscribers will finally be able to access 4K Ultra HD TV shows, movies and sport from 13 August, but ahead of the launch you can ensure your Sky Q Silver box is ready to play the content.Sky has started pushing a software update to your Sky Q... >>

Sky Q major software update rolling out: Here's what your Sky Q box can do now

Sky Q major software update rolling out: Here's what your Sky Q box can do now

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Sky started to install its new Sky Q service and kit in customers homes at the end of March and, by all accounts, it has gone down very well indeed.However, all things can be improved over time, especially technology and entertainment equipment and Sky... >>

Sony announces Z Series 4K TVs, brings Bravia 4K HDR TVs to Europe

Sony announces Z Series 4K TVs, brings Bravia 4K HDR TVs to Europe

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Sony has introduced a new flagship line of 4K LCD TVs, called the Z Series, and it's bringing five Bravia 4K HDR TVs to major UK and Irish retailers.Starting with the Z Series, which now sits above the X Series in terms of display quality, it includes... >>

Best games coming in 2016: All the latest PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC and PS VR trailers

Best games coming in 2016: All the latest PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC and PS VR trailers

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With E3 2016 now over, having displayed some of the biggest titles of the year, and game release schedules ramping up as we enter the second half of 2016, it's a great time to be a gamer.Whether you have a gaming PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Nintendo... >>

Sky Q features coming to Sky+, here's what to expect in Homepage refresh

Sky Q features coming to Sky+, here's what to expect in Homepage refresh

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Sky isn't just concentrating on Sky Q these days, after all the vast majority of its customers have Sky+HD boxes. Sky Q might be getting 4K soon, but Sky+ customers will also benefit from a user interface refresh that'll add several features to tie their... >>

What is BBC+ and why should you download it for iPhone or Android?

What is BBC+ and why should you download it for iPhone or Android?

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The BBC generates an enormous amount of content each day: TV shows, news, radio programming and the thousands of pages of new material added to bbc.co.uk on a constant basis. However, with so much on offer, how on Earth do you find stuff that's interesting... >>

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Pokemon, The Rack Pack and more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Pokemon, The Rack Pack and more

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There's something for everyone in our round-up of TV shows from the last week to catch-up on. Comedy dramas, a top sporting event a sitcom and hard hitting documentary are included. And yes, there's Pokemon too, for all you Pokemon Go players who are... >>

Hisense M7000 ULED TV gives you 55-inches, 4K UHD and HDR for just £799

Hisense M7000 ULED TV gives you 55-inches, 4K UHD and HDR for just £799

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Hisense continues down its path of offering the highest TV spec on a budget. The Hisense M7000 55-incher has 4K HDR tech for just £799.There's also a 65-inch model for just £1,199.The range uses what Hisense calls ULED technology. That's the name it... >>

Watch The Open for free with Now TV

Watch The Open for free with Now TV

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You can watch the first day of The Open golf championship for free today, 14 July, thanks to Now TV.The major golf event is being shown exclusively by Sky Sports and if you don't have Sky you might miss out. However, Now TV is giving everyone a free Sky... >>

What can I watch in 4K Ultra HD on Sky Q?

What can I watch in 4K Ultra HD on Sky Q?

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Sky Q goes live on 13 August, to coincide with the start of the new Premier League football season. However, rather than launch as a couple of new channels, as previously expected, there will be content available from day one in different forms.There... >>

Sky Q 4K Ultra HD confirmed for 13 August and it's free

Sky Q 4K Ultra HD confirmed for 13 August and it's free

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Sky is finally ready to unleash its 4K Ultra HD services, as teased during the launch of Sky Q in November last year.The Sky Q service and boxes were made available to consumers in March, but Ultra HD content was always set to follow in the "summer".... >>

Google’s Family Library will let you share account with up to six others

Google’s Family Library will let you share account with up to six others

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You're about to save a tonne of money on Android apps, movies, and books.According to CNET, Google will announce a new family plan for Google Play Store. It'll work a lot like Apple's family-share program. Called Google Play Family Library, the plan... >>

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Life Stripped Bare, T in the Park and more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Life Stripped Bare, T in the Park and more

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Considering what was on last week, including a Super Sunday of tennis, footy and F1, with the British Grand Prix, Wimbledon and Euro 2016 finals, we decided to completely ignore it all and give you some prime alternatives in our weekly catch-up TV round-up.All... >>

Sky Broadband Shield porn filter switched on by default, here's what it does and how to turn it off

Sky Broadband Shield porn filter switched on by default, here's what it does and how to turn it off

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After successful trials of a "default on" approach with its Sky Broadband Shield service for some customers last year, the company has made the bold step of switching on porn and adult content filters for every customer by default.New customers who register... >>

Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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Sky has now set into motion a new stage for Now TV, its internet streaming service that has grown massively over the last couple of years.Not only has it introduced a new package and way to get Now TV, with the Now TV Combo that includes broadband and... >>

What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it?

What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it?

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Not only has Sky released a new Now TV Smart Box, but also offers a new contract-free home connectivity package.The Now TV Combo from Sky encompasses a streaming service pass, unlimited broadband and a phone line.Releasing such an all inclusive package... >>

Now TV Smart Box and Now TV Combo bundle available, erm, now

Now TV Smart Box and Now TV Combo bundle available, erm, now

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Sky announced its next Now TV box at an event in London just over a week ago and has revealed that you can nab one from today, Thursday 7 July.It is also the Now TV Combo from today too, which lumps a streaming service pass, unlimited broadband, and... >>

8 reasons Sony Bravia TVs are setting the pace in 2016

8 reasons Sony Bravia TVs are setting the pace in 2016

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There’s a lot to take in if you’re thinking of buying a new TV these days. New technologies are revolutionising picture quality, smart features are becoming ever more sophisticated, and there have never been so many content sources to choose from.... >>

You can now buy Samsung’s fancy Serif TV in the US from MoMA

You can now buy Samsung’s fancy Serif TV in the US from MoMA

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Art enthusiasts can now get a Samsung TV from a Manhattan museum to complement the highbrow decor of their living rooms.Last year (about nine months ago, to be exact), Samsung announced a new TV. But it's not one of those flexible, curvy, or super-thin... >>

Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator now available to pre-order

Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator now available to pre-order

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The company behind remote controls shaped like Harry Potter's wand, The Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver and a Star Trek Phaser has again turned its attention to the latter, but this time for an extension to your mobile phone rather than a TV controller.The... >>

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Wimbledon, Formula E and more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Wimbledon, Formula E and more

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It has been a real summer of sport and that is reflected in our weekly round-up of TV shows from the last seven days you should catch-up on.If you scroll backwards through a Freeview Play electronic programme guide, you can click on any of the following... >>

Tips and tricks to buying a 4K TV, all you need to know to help make a purchase decision

Tips and tricks to buying a 4K TV, all you need to know to help make a purchase decision

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A year ago, buying a 4K TV might not have crossed your mind. Content wasn't readily available, prices were high and the technology was only in its early stages.However, just 12 months later everything has changed. If you're in the market for a new television,... >>

The Minecraft movie has a release date, coming in 3D and to IMAX

The Minecraft movie has a release date, coming in 3D and to IMAX

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Minecraft diehards can rejoice! Their movie is just three years away.Mojang has announced an official release date for the game series' first feature film. The developer studio, which Microsoft acquired in 2014 for $2.5 billion, said its Warner Bros-produced... >>

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Glastonbury 2016, Celebrity Masterchef and more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Glastonbury 2016, Celebrity Masterchef and more

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We know the feeling. You're bored with live TV and want something to watch immediately that isn't a soap or the news.These days though, you are spoiled for choice, especially if you have Freeview Play on your TV or set-top-box.Televisions, set-top-boxes... >>

Netflix finally considering downloads for offline viewing

Netflix finally considering downloads for offline viewing

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A couple of years ago, Netflix told Pocket-lint that offline viewing was very unlikely to ever happen. Licensing of shows and movies was one reason given.Since then, its major rival Amazon Instant Video added offline viewing for some of its content, for... >>

Glastonbury 2016 to be filmed in VR by EE, festival fun in 360-degrees

Glastonbury 2016 to be filmed in VR by EE, festival fun in 360-degrees

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EE has been the technology partner of the Glastonbury Festival for many a year and each time comes up with a new way to integrate its tech into the everyday goings on at Worthy Farm.This year virtual reality is on the rise, so it makes sense that EE has... >>

Seven cool features of the Sony XD93 TV

Seven cool features of the Sony XD93 TV

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Television technology is going through an unprecedented period of change right now. The combination of new Ultra HD screens, high dynamic range technology (HDR) and ever-changing, ever-expanding smart TV features has made it harder than ever for consumers... >>

What is Sony PlayStation Vue and where is it available?

What is Sony PlayStation Vue and where is it available?

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Sony PlayStation Vue is no longer limited to the PlayStation platform.That means almost anyone can pick a plan and - without a cable contract - get access to a rich channel offering that comes close to matching what cable and satellite providers currently... >>

What is 4K HDR and how will it change your TV?

What is 4K HDR and how will it change your TV?

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The talk of the town is 4K HDR, arriving with force in 2016, and changing just about everything about home entertainment. It appears in a number of guises and forms, but more importantly, perhaps, than the resolution race of recent years, the HDR side... >>

How to make your family room smart

How to make your family room smart

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Here you are: the family room. Kick back and relax. This is where you can watch TV, listen to music and more. Maybe it's not the home cinema system you've yearned for, with projection room and seating in rows, but you can make it a brilliant den with... >>

Old MacBook Pro being killed to make way for OLED version?

Old MacBook Pro being killed to make way for OLED version?

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Apple appears to be putting its older MacBook Pro laptops out to pasture, potentially to make way for the rumoured new model with an OLED touch panel.According to sources of AppleInsider, and its own research, Apple has begun to stop shipping the old... >>

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Eurotrash, The Living and The Dead and more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Eurotrash, The Living and The Dead and more

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If you have access to a device that features Freeview Play, be it a supported TV or set-top-box, you can simply catch up with shows you've missed by scrolling backwards through the electronic programme guide.That takes away the fuss of having to come... >>

Westworld trailer looks amazing, HBO’s robot cowboy sci-fi to meet high hopes

Westworld trailer looks amazing, HBO’s robot cowboy sci-fi to meet high hopes

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The HBO adaptation of the Westworld film has finally been teased in a trailer that makes it look even better than the original. Robot cowboy slaves finding self-awareness, what's not to love?The ten part series, to air on Sky Atlantic in the UK, is described... >>

The gadgets and costumes of Suicide Squad in pictures: Harley Quinn, The Joker and more

The gadgets and costumes of Suicide Squad in pictures: Harley Quinn, The Joker and more

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After a busy E3 in Los Angeles, we were invited to end the week with a trip to Warner Bros Studios in Burbank to undertake a tour of the lot and get up and close to a whole host of props and costumes.We saw plenty of items from past and present, including... >>

Get out the party streamers, Netflix picture-in-picture has arrived on iPad

Get out the party streamers, Netflix picture-in-picture has arrived on iPad

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Many owners of the iPad rejoiced when the iOS 9 update rolled in baring the gift of picture-in-picture. But that joy was mixed with lament as it didn’t extend to Netflix. Let happiness reign, it's just arrived.Netflix has rolled out a new update that... >>

Sky Movies becomes Sky Cinema, kicks off with Spectre

Sky Movies becomes Sky Cinema, kicks off with Spectre

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Sky has rebranded its Sky Movies service to be called Sky Cinema. The new name, which will come into effect on the 8 July, will kick off with the UK premiere of James Bond's latest outing: Spectre. "We have a brand new name! Introducing Sky Cinema, bringing... >>

Take a stunning 4K flight in VR thanks to this drone's 360-degree cameras

Take a stunning 4K flight in VR thanks to this drone's 360-degree cameras

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Shooting video in 360-degrees to create virtual reality footage is becoming readily available on many cameras, but very few that fly. The Exo360 drone not only flies but also films for VR at 4K quality.The Exo360, currently at crowd funding stage, uses... >>

What's new in Apple TV? Smarter Siri, better gaming, single sign-in and more

What's new in Apple TV? Smarter Siri, better gaming, single sign-in and more

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Apple has announced the latest update to its Apple tvOS that will see huge live TV access, smarter Siri and more.Now over 100 live channels will be coming to the platform as of next month. Apple will make jumping between subscription services easier than... >>

Sony XD9405 4K TV review: The 75-inch UHD wonder
4.5 stars

Sony XD9405 4K TV review: The 75-inch UHD wonder

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Love movies? Got a big living room? Feeling flush this month? Then Sony thinks it has just the ticket for you in the shape of its new flagship TV, the KD-75XD9405.For the princely sum of £4,999 the XD9405 gives you a huge 75-inch screen stuffed with... >>

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Top Gear, Euro 2016 and more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Top Gear, Euro 2016 and more

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You might not know this, but if you have a Freeview Play TV or set-top-box you can catch-up with the last seven days of TV shows just by scrolling back through the electronic programme guide.Shows that aired of BBC, ITV or Channel 4 are available to scroll... >>

Now you can use an Nvidia Shield TV as a Plex media server

Now you can use an Nvidia Shield TV as a Plex media server

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We've always been fans of the Nvidia Shield Android TV box, with its 4K output and gaming prowess. We've also always loved Plex and the excellent way it catalogues and presents our media files.Now the two are combining in a way that is every Plex fan's... >>

Nike's The Switch Euro 2016 short film is stealing the net, find out why here

Nike's The Switch Euro 2016 short film is stealing the net, find out why here

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Nike has released its Euro 2016 tie-in video and it is a work of brilliance; Spark Brilliance, in fact,As part of its Spark Brilliance campaign, The Switch stars Cristiano Ronaldo and several other footballers, including much of the England team, in a... >>

Now TV 4K box and "more" to be announced on 29 June

Now TV 4K box and "more" to be announced on 29 June

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Sky has sent out press invites to an event on 29 June where the new Now TV box will be unveiled.However, the new set-top-box, already revealed to be 4K-ready, will not be the only announcement. The invite states that there will be "so much more than... >>

Apple App Store and Google Play are changing: How will that affect you?

Apple App Store and Google Play are changing: How will that affect you?

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Apple has said things are changing for its App Store, and, in response, Google might change its app store too. A lot of these new changes pertain to app developers - but all of the changes speak volumes about what's happening in the world of apps,... >>

Mattel celebrates Star Trek's 50th anniversary with amazing Barbie set

Mattel celebrates Star Trek's 50th anniversary with amazing Barbie set

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Mattel has just given youngster Trekkies a major treat: Star Trek Barbies.Anyone who is a fan of the CBS-owned sci-fi franchise will know that 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the original Star Trek series. To celebrate that anniversary, CBS Consumer Products... >>

Samsung 4K HDR TV choices for 2016: KS9000, KS8000, KS7500 and KS7000 compared

Samsung 4K HDR TV choices for 2016: KS9000, KS8000, KS7500 and KS7000 compared

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Samsung announced a new generation of SUHD televisions at CES 2016 at the beginning of the year and now has a full selection of TVs for you to choose from, in a wide of sizes and prices.The top-end screens use Quantum Dot displays meaning a layer of crystals... >>

Philips AmbiLux PUS8901 review: Projector-laden 4K TV is mad, but brilliant
4.0 stars

Philips AmbiLux PUS8901 review: Projector-laden 4K TV is mad, but brilliant

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When we first clapped eyes on Philips AmbiLux, back in 2014, we thought the engineers responsible had lost the plot. Sure, we've always had a soft spot for Philips Ambilight, the LED edging that casts puddles of coloured light onto surrounding walls,... >>

Samsung KS7000 SUHD TV review: Serious performance for the price
4.5 stars

Samsung KS7000 SUHD TV review: Serious performance for the price

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Samsung has impressed with its line-up of SUHD televisions over the last year. For 2016, the message is about refinement, continuing the solid performance of the LED sets and pushing the message that this is now second-gen HDR (high dynamic range), the... >>