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Best World Cup apps for Brazil 2014: iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry

Best World Cup apps for Brazil 2014: iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry

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You only need turn on the TV and you're are inundated at the moments by advert after advert featuring a football or Brazilian flavour, or both. Yep, it's almost time for the 2014 World Cup to start and what better way to get in the mood than to fill your... >>

BBC to trial 4K Ultra HD broadcasts of live World Cup matches

BBC to trial 4K Ultra HD broadcasts of live World Cup matches

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The BBC will use Sony's 4K footage shot during the World Cup in Brazil to trial Ultra HD broadcast technologies. Unfortunately, 4K UHD TV owners will not be able to see the trials. Instead, they will be closed, as the BBC is using this year's event... >>

Xbox One goes football crazy with dedicated World Cup hub and companion app

Xbox One goes football crazy with dedicated World Cup hub and companion app

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By 12 June, when Brazil takes on Croatia in the first match of the 2014 World Cup, Microsoft will launch a dedicated zone on Xbox One that will provide access to stacks of original and related content. Destination Brazil will provide a one-stop shop for... >>

Xbox One Brazil Now preview: Hands-on with Microsoft's World Cup companion

Xbox One Brazil Now preview: Hands-on with Microsoft's World Cup companion

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Microsoft is really pushing the boat out with its plans for the World Cup in Brazil. As well as create an entire hub for exclusive video and other content centred on this year's tournament, it will release a dedicated voice-controlled application that... >>

World Cup 2014 to be kicked-off by paralysed teen wearing mind-controlled exoskeleton

World Cup 2014 to be kicked-off by paralysed teen wearing mind-controlled exoskeleton

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The first match of the Brazilian World Cup will be ground breaking. Brazil will be taking on Croatia in Sao Paulo on Thursday 12 June, but neither team will be the first to kick the ball. That honour will go to a teenager who is not only unable to walk,... >>

World Cup fans in Brazil will be able to watch 4K live action in the streets

World Cup fans in Brazil will be able to watch 4K live action in the streets

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Fans who can't get a ticket for the World Cup in Brazil starting in June will still be able to watch matches in ultra high definition in the streets of Rio. It will ultimately be of more interest to the locals than England fans, considering that one of... >>

BBC Sport World Cup edition for Android and iOS pictures and hands-on

BBC Sport World Cup edition for Android and iOS pictures and hands-on

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The BBC has unveiled its digital content strategy for the World Cup in Brazil this summer and Pocket-lint had a chance to take a look at how the BBC Sport app for Android, iPhone and iPad will deliver what the BBC is calling its most extensive coverage... >>

BBC unveils digital plans for its World Cup coverage, 24/7 on all platforms

BBC unveils digital plans for its World Cup coverage, 24/7 on all platforms

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The BBC has announced that it will be showing World Cup matches across all platforms, online and live throughout the tournament. Its strategy, said Barbara Slater, director of sport at the Beeb, is to present the first 24/7 coverage of the event. It will... >>

World Cup to be shot in 4K by Sony and England could feature

World Cup to be shot in 4K by Sony and England could feature

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Sony has revealed that several matches of the World Cup in Brazil this summer will be shot in 4K, but there are no plans to broadcast the ultra high definition content generated. Instead, it will be used as part of an official film made by Sony and FIFA... >>

FIFA 2014 World Cup Final to be filmed and broadcast in 4K

FIFA 2014 World Cup Final to be filmed and broadcast in 4K

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Following 4K testing at the FIFA Confederations Cup last summer, Sony and FIFA both announced that the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final in Brazil would be filmed and broadcast in 4K. "The World Cup Final in 4K is the next natural evolution. We needed to be sure... >>