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  • Lego The Hobbit leads second wave of OnLive Steam CloudLift games, as sub price drops by half
    Gaming

    Lego The Hobbit leads second wave of OnLive Steam CloudLift games, as sub price drops by half

    By 11 April 2014

    OnLive has added five new titles to its CloudLift games line-up, the subscription service that allows you to play games bought on Steam through the cloud on any compatible device. And that includes Android, through the OnLive app. The new games include...

  • Oscar winner Gravity is highest selling 3D Blu-ray of all time
    Home Cinema

    Oscar winner Gravity is highest selling 3D Blu-ray of all time

    By 6 March 2014

    Gravity may have scooped seven Academy Awards at the weekend, including Best Director for Alfonso Cuaron, and previously bagged six BAFTAs, but its not finished reaping accolades. The 3D Blu-ray version of the film, released on Monday, is the fastest...

  • Win: A Man Of Steel Nokia Lumia 925 Handset
    Phones

    Win: A Man Of Steel Nokia Lumia 925 Handset

    By 14 June 2013

    To celebrate the release of MAN OF STEEL in cinemas on 14 June, Pocket-lint has teamed up with Nokia, official partner of Man Of Steel, to offer one lucky reader a special-edition Nokia Lumia 925 mobile phone handset with limited-edition charger and...

  • New Batman: Arkham sequel confirmed for release this year
    Gaming

    New Batman: Arkham sequel confirmed for release this year

    By 12 February 2013

    Warner has revealed that a third game in the Batman: Arkham series is in development and will be released this year. Or, at least, in the company's financial year 2013. During its investors call after the publishing of its 2012 financial results, Time...

  • FEAR 3 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    FEAR 3 review

    By 24 June 2011

    Let’s be honest: FEAR 3 isn’t exactly 2011’s most keenly anticipated sequel. The 2005 original was an excellent FPS and a deeply creepy game, but over the years it’s been largely forgotten while other franchises have stolen all the limelight....

  • Apple signs up EMI for iCloud music service
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    Apple signs up EMI for iCloud music service

    By 19 May 2011

    Apple has signed a licensing agreement with music label EMI to include its content in the forthcoming iCloud service. In addition, the Cupertino giant is close to striking similar deals with the Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. Having...

  • LEGO Battles - Nintendo DS review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    LEGO Battles - Nintendo DS review

    By 3 July 2009

    The basic premise here is pretty close to Command and Conquer. You take control of your LEGO characters to command them in various tasks around the game map. The map is fogged, and a few clear aims are given so you know what you are doing: fairly typical...

  • Warner offers Blu-ray "upgrade" for old HD DVDs
    Home Cinema

    Warner offers Blu-ray "upgrade" for old HD DVDs

    By 24 April 2009

    In the States, Warner is offering movie collection salvation for those that backed the losing format in the recent high-def disc war. The studio, that backed the Toshiba-led HD DVD format until it u-turned to Blu-ray in January 2008, is offering a kind...

  • Wanted: Weapons of Fate - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Wanted: Weapons of Fate - Xbox 360 review

    By 13 April 2009

    Set not long after the close of the Wanted film, Wanted: Weapons of Fate has all the hallmarks of a video game based on a film license. It’s short, packed with action, and ultimately doesn’t do the source justice. First the good stuff. As you progress...

  • Digital Copy take-up "low but growing"
    Home Cinema

    Digital Copy take-up "low but growing"

    By 30 March 2009

    The number of consumers who use the "Digital Copy" of a movie bundled with their purchased disc is described as "low but growing". 2009 figures are up from last year with the most recent stats showing between 10% and 15% accessing the digital version,...

  • FEAR 2: Project Origin - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    FEAR 2: Project Origin - Xbox 360 review

    By 11 February 2009

    The original FEAR gained a deserved following thanks to Monolith’s brilliant combination of fantastic FPS play, a well implemented bullet time esque slow down feature, and some of the scariest gameplay ever witnessed. After two less than impressive...

  • Tesco Digital signs Sony and Warner
    Online

    Tesco Digital signs Sony and Warner

    By 13 November 2008

    We've reported on Tesco's plans to expand its Tesco Digital online service to include film and television, and it seems the some major partnerships have now been agreed. Sony Pictures Television International and Warner Bros. have signed up as launch...

  • MySpace and Warner launch new comedy channel
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    MySpace and Warner launch new comedy channel

    By 1 August 2008

    Warner has teamed up with MySpace to create a new website that showcases comic talents. The new online comedy channel is called MySpace Comedy UK and will host Comedybox.tv, an online comedy platform developed by Warner. MySpace will host the overall...

  • Speed Racer - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Speed Racer - Nintendo Wii review

    By 21 May 2008

    With a heavy handed use of CGI in the blockbuster movie, it's not surprising that Warner Bros was keen to create a video game tie-in, but is it just like virtually every other film tie-in, i.e., a flop, or have they created a masterpiece? We get racing...

  • Neil Young to release back catalogue on Blu-ray
    Audio

    Neil Young to release back catalogue on Blu-ray

    By 7 May 2008

    Neil Young is to become the one of the first music artists to release his entire back catalogue on Blu-ray discs. Because Blu-ray discs can hold more data that CDs or DVDs, the coming-soon collections will boast high-resolution audio as well as more extras...

  • Apple announces same-day iTunes movies
    Home Cinema

    Apple announces same-day iTunes movies

    By 1 May 2008

    We'd heard it was to be the case via a rumour, but it is now so for American consumers - Apple has announced that new movie releases from both major film studios and independent studios are now available for purchase on the iTunes Store on the same day...

  • Vodafone customers get Madonna's album a week early
    Phones

    Vodafone customers get Madonna's album a week early

    By 18 March 2008

    Vodafone customers are to be granted early access to Madonna's new album. Hard Candy, the pop legend's 11th studio album for Warner Bros records, is due to launch globally on 28th April, but Vodafonies will be able to listen a week early. Starting on...

  • Hulu to make debut tomorrow
    Online

    Hulu to make debut tomorrow

    By 11 March 2008

    It was announced way back in March last year but now News Corp and NBC's rival to both iTunes and YouTube is going to launch in the US tomorrow. The site will show both full episodes and clips from television shows - available free of charge - but advertising...

  • Blu-ray movies get 85% of market in week after Warner news
    Home Cinema

    Blu-ray movies get 85% of market in week after Warner news

    By 18 January 2008

    Home Media Magazine has revealed that last week in the American next-gen DVD sales charts Blu-ray nabbed 85% of high definition disc sales against HD DVD's 15% market share. Depending on which stats you believe, Blu-ray discs have outsold HD DVD by a...

  • Paramount about to dump HD DVD too?
    Home Cinema

    Paramount about to dump HD DVD too?

    By 8 January 2008

    The Financial Times is reporting that Paramount is poised to dump HD DVD following Warner's recent announcement of a move firmly into the Blu-ray camp. Quoting "people familiar with the situation" the FT suggests that Paramount, and perhaps DreamWorks...

  • CES 2008: Toshiba "disappointed" by Warner Bros
    Home Cinema

    CES 2008: Toshiba "disappointed" by Warner Bros

    By 6 January 2008

    Toshiba's CES press conference kicked of with CEO of Toshiba, Atsutoshi Nishida, taking the stage and stating straight away that Toshiba has always enjoyed a "long history of technical innovation and market leadership". Nishida stated that in 2007 both...

  • New Line follows Warner goes Blu-ray exclusive
    Home Cinema

    New Line follows Warner goes Blu-ray exclusive

    By 6 January 2008

    Warner Bros. sister company New Line who's films include The Lord of the Rings Triology, has confirmed it will shift its allegiance to Blu-ray rather than HD DVD following Warner Bros. announcement that it was ditching the HD DVD format later this year....

  • Warner Bros drops HD DVD for Blu-ray
    Home Cinema

    Warner Bros drops HD DVD for Blu-ray

    By 4 January 2008

    Warner Bros. has announced that it will drop its support for HD DVD chosing instead to go exclusively with Sony's Blu-ray format. The move which will happen later this year was announced today by Barry Meyer, Chairman & CEO, Warner Bros. and Kevin Tsujihara,...

  • 2007: A year in review, January
    Phones

    2007: A year in review, January

    By 26 December 2007

    2007 started off with a high profile lawsuit and a change in UK law. Apple is never far from the gadget world's headlines but this time it was splashed over the nationals' front pages with news of alleged stock options backdating. The lawsuit claimed...

  • Sky expands Anytime with major studio movie downloads
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    Sky expands Anytime with major studio movie downloads

    By 21 December 2007

    Sky has announced it is to increase the range of movies available for customers to download after reaching agreements with Paramount and Warner Bros. These deals mean that Sky Anytime on PC will be the first online download service to offer the latest...