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  • No Wimbledon 3D coverage for Sky subscribers, BBC wouldn't pay for EPG listing
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    No Wimbledon 3D coverage for Sky subscribers, BBC wouldn't pay for EPG listing

    By 5 July 2013

    For the third year running, the BBC will be showing the Wimbledon men's and ladies' singles finals live in 3D. It will also be showing 3D coverage of the semi-finals. However, because it has moved the broadcasts to its Red Button HD service from the now...

  • Wimbledon finals to be shown in 3D for third year, moved to Red Button HD
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    Wimbledon finals to be shown in 3D for third year, moved to Red Button HD

    By 4 July 2013

    The Wimbledon men's and ladies' finals will be shown live in high-definition 3D by the BBC for the third consecutive year, but has been moved to the broadcaster's Red Button HD service. And, for the first time, all of the semi-finals will be live in 3D...

  • Facebook to stream live BBC Sport including Wimbledon and London 2012 Olympics
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    Facebook to stream live BBC Sport including Wimbledon and London 2012 Olympics

    By 2 July 2012

    Facebook has a new purpose other than posting drunken pictures of your mates or cyber-stalking your ex. From today you can view BBC’s live sports coverage as it is streamed through the social network. The BBC Sport Facebook application will need to...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Wimbledon review (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Wimbledon review (Android)

    By 25 June 2012

    It has been raining a lot recently which can only mean one thing: yes, it's time for The Championships at Wimbledon to get under way. Starting today, 25 June 2012, the Championships are in their 126th year. It's also this time of year when work in the...

  • Comet showing 3D Wimbledon in store with the help of Amy Childs
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    Comet showing 3D Wimbledon in store with the help of Amy Childs

    By 1 July 2011

    Wimbledon coverage is being broadcast in 3D for the very first time this weekend and Comet is showing the matches live in some of its stores for those who don't own a 3D TV.... yet. And to highlight the fact, the retailer employed the talents of The Only...

  • Murray beats Nadal... in tweet tennis
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    Murray beats Nadal... in tweet tennis

    By 1 July 2011

    Andy Murray has beaten Rafael Nadal. Well, in the social media stakes anyway. While we're yet to find out who's really through to the final of Wimbledon 2011, the company behind Brandwatch has created an infographic generator especially for the currently...

  • VIDEO: Roger Federer gets the biggest Gillette shave ever
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    VIDEO: Roger Federer gets the biggest Gillette shave ever

    By 21 June 2011

    Viral advertising videos are sometimes a bit naff. And whilst we're not saying that this effort from Gillette is 100 per cent naff free, it's worthy of inclusion. And that's for one killer reason. It reminds us of Neil Buchanan's Art Attack. You know,...

  • Sky applauds BBC's Wimbledon 3D coverage
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    Sky applauds BBC's Wimbledon 3D coverage

    By 8 June 2011

    The BBC's decision to broadcast the Wimbledon tennis Championships in 3D later this month has been welcomed by industry bigwigs - most notably Sky's 3D channel director John Cassy. Cassy said that the BBC's arrival to the 3D arena could open up big opportunities...

  • Wimbledon serves up BBC's first 3D action
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    Wimbledon serves up BBC's first 3D action

    By 8 June 2011

    Whoa, welcome to the revolution Auntie Beeb! That's right, the BBC has jumped on board the 3D express and confirmed that it will be showing the Wimbledon tennis Championship live in 3D. And the good news is that, as long as you've got a 3D TV, you'll...

  • Wimbledon 2011 - why tennis is going 3D
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    Wimbledon 2011 - why tennis is going 3D

    By 1 June 2011

    Sony recently announced that it would film the Wimbledon finals in 3D for the very first time. But, what does it take to take the world's most revered tennis tournament into the next dimension? And where can we watch it? Pocket-lint was invited along...

  • BBC could serve up a 3D Wimbledon final
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    BBC could serve up a 3D Wimbledon final

    By 27 May 2011

    The BBC could technically show the last three days of Wimbledon in 3D on it’s HD channel, Sony has told Pocket-lint. Sony, who has been given the job of filming the world famous tennis championship in 3D for 2011, has let slip that the Beeb could be...

  • Wimbledon tennis finals to be fimed in 3D
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    Wimbledon tennis finals to be fimed in 3D

    By 7 March 2011

    The finals of the 2011 Wimbledon championship will be filmed in 3D, and streamed live in High Definition 3D to 3D capable cinemas around the world. Sony and the All England Tennis Club have announced the partnership, which looks to be very inclusive as...

  • APP OF THE DAY - Wimbledon
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    APP OF THE DAY - Wimbledon

    By 21 June 2010

    In case you hadn't noticed there is a major sporting event taking place where British excitement and disappointment go hand in hand. No, no, no...we're not talking about the World Cup, we're talking about the tennis down at the All England Club, the home...

  • VIDEO: IBM Seer app serves Augmented Reality up for Wimbledon
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    VIDEO: IBM Seer app serves Augmented Reality up for Wimbledon

    By 15 June 2010

    IBM has updated its Seer app (which we told you all about last year) in time for the Championships which begins on 21 June. The app, which is available on both Android handsets and the iPhone, mixes augmented reality, video and real time data to offer...