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What is BritBox? New BBC and ITV streaming service explained
What is BritBox? New BBC and ITV streaming service explained By Rik Henderson

We explain when, why and how the BBC and ITV plan to bring BritBox to UK.... Read more

BBC/ITV catchup service BritBox will cost you £6 a month in the UK - but do Brits really need it?
BBC/ITV catchup service BritBox will cost you £6 a month in the UK - but do Brits really need it? By Dan Grabham

ITV and the BBC are pressing ahead with a joint catchup TV service - but while it'll be available for UK users at £5.99 a month, most UK viewers won't... Read more

Top 3 smart home cameras, Prime Day, and online dating discussed  - Pocket-lint Podcast 11
Top 3 smart home cameras, Prime Day, and online dating discussed - Pocket-lint Podcast 11 By Rik Henderson

We talk about the impact of Amazon Prime Day and whether online dating has altered the romantic landscape. Plus, our top 3 security cams revealed. Read more

Best TV and movies you must not miss this week: The Boys, Dumbo and more
Best TV and movies you must not miss this week: The Boys, Dumbo and more By Pocket-lint Promotion

What's hot to view this week? We look at the best shows and films you should either record or catch-up on, as recommended by netgem.tv.... Read more

Best upcoming movies: Top Gun Maverick, Rocko's Modern Life, IT Chapter Two, and Cats
Best upcoming movies: Top Gun Maverick, Rocko's Modern Life, IT Chapter Two, and Cats By Rik Henderson

There are some great movies coming in 2019 and beyond. Here are all the best trailers you could wish for. We also update them regularly.... Read more

Virgin Media signs deal with Sky to bring 4K Sky Sports and movies to V6 box
Virgin Media signs deal with Sky to bring 4K Sky Sports and movies to V6 box By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has announced an extended partnership agreement with Sky that includes 4K Sky Sports coverage.... Read more

Amazon Fire TV Stick discounted to just $14.99 and £17.99
Amazon Fire TV Stick discounted to just $14.99 and £17.99 By Rik Henderson

Amazon is cutting prices across its store in time for Prime Day and that includes the Fire TV Stick with Alexa remote.... Read more

Roku streaming devices available from just £20 right now, including 4K Streaming Stick
Roku streaming devices available from just £20 right now, including 4K Streaming Stick By Rik Henderson

Roku is getting in on the Prime Day sales act with a couple of great bargains for those who want one of its excellent streaming devices.... Read more

Sky to show the Cricket World Cup final on free-to-air TV now England are through
Sky to show the Cricket World Cup final on free-to-air TV now England are through By Rik Henderson

Sky has announced that the Cricket World Cup final will be available to watch live on a free-to-air channel, thanks to England winning in the semi.... Read more

How to get Taylor Swift's Prime Day concert on demand
How to get Taylor Swift's Prime Day concert on demand By Dan Grabham

Amazon Prime Day starts next Monday and they'll be a range of offers which, of course, we'll bring you all the details on. But the first event was a big... Read more

UK-based Manhattan's latest box is a £170 4K Freeview Play recorder
UK-based Manhattan's latest box is a £170 4K Freeview Play recorder By Dan Grabham

The Manhattan T3-R is a new Freeview Play recorder that enables you to pause and rewind 85 Freeview channels - plus you can get on-demand content from... Read more

HBO Max: Price, release date, shows and movie lineup, and other features
HBO Max: Price, release date, shows and movie lineup, and other features By Maggie Tillman

There is no shortage of streaming services available, and yet, Warner Media still wants to launch a new one some time next spring.... Read more

What is Freeview Play and how can I get it?
What is Freeview Play and how can I get it? By Rik Henderson

Freeview Play adds connected services to the Freeview mix.... Read more

YouTube returns to Fire TV, still no show on Echo, er, Show
YouTube returns to Fire TV, still no show on Echo, er, Show By Rik Henderson

YouTube is back on Fire TV devices and, in return, Google Chromecast support has been added to Amazon Prime Video.... Read more

Not everything on TV+ will be suitable for kids, says Apple's Eddy Cue
Not everything on TV+ will be suitable for kids, says Apple's Eddy Cue By Maggie Tillman

Apple executive Eddy Cue is revealing some new details about Apple's upcoming TV+ video streaming service.... Read more

How to watch Wimbledon in 4K HDR on BBC iPlayer, Sky Q and Virgin TV
How to watch Wimbledon in 4K HDR on BBC iPlayer, Sky Q and Virgin TV By Rik Henderson

The BBC, Sky and Virgin Media are showing matches at this year's Wimbledon tennis tournament in 4K. Some will be in HDR and here's how to watch them.... Read more

What order should you watch every Marvel movie and TV show?
What order should you watch every Marvel movie and TV show? By Maggie Tillman

While the MCU officially started in 2008, with the release of Iron Man, it's not the first film you should watch.... Read more

Netgem adds full Amazon Alexa voice control for search and more
Netgem adds full Amazon Alexa voice control for search and more By Rik Henderson

Netgem has integrated Amazon Alexa APIs into its netgem.tv set-top-boxes in order to improve their voice search and control functionality.... Read more

Report: OnePlus TV launch is coming soon
Report: OnePlus TV launch is coming soon By Chris Hall

OnePlus will soon be launching a TV, according to one source... Read more

Great Netflix hacks that could come to the app one day
Great Netflix hacks that could come to the app one day By Rik Henderson

Netflix regularly hosts hack days to come up with interesting, sometimes odd new features for the service. Here are some of the most recent.... Read more

Amazon reveals a 4K Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision
Amazon reveals a 4K Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision By Adrian Willings

Amazon has been selling 4K capable smart televisions in the US for a while now, now the company has revealed the first model to support Dolby Vision.... Read more

WWE Raw and Smackdown switch to BT Sport from January 2020
WWE Raw and Smackdown switch to BT Sport from January 2020 By Rik Henderson

The date WWE starts on BT Sport has been revealed. Raw and Smackdown Live will switch from Sky to BT Sport from January 2020.... Read more

Sky X: When is Sky without a dish coming to the UK?
Sky X: When is Sky without a dish coming to the UK? By Dan Grabham

Sky UK first announced plans to make Sky Q available without the need for a satellite dish back in 2017. But when will it launch and what will it offer?... Read more

Can smart TVs be attacked by viruses and do you really need to security scan them often?
Can smart TVs be attacked by viruses and do you really need to security scan them often? By Rik Henderson

Samsung recently posted a "how to" video telling people to scan for viruses on its TVs. But do you actually need to? We talked to experts to find out.... Read more

Flixster also closing down, but will migrate your UV movies to Google Play first
Flixster also closing down, but will migrate your UV movies to Google Play first By Rik Henderson

Flixster sent an email to all of its users informing them that it too will "shut down its website, applications and operations on 31 October 2019".... Read more

New Dolby Cinemas coming to Manchester and Birmingham as part of UK rollout
New Dolby Cinemas coming to Manchester and Birmingham as part of UK rollout By Rik Henderson

Dolby and Odeon are to continue the UK rollout of premium Dolby Cinemas with two new fully kitted venues coming this autumn.... Read more

Here's why you should get Amazon Prime today
Here's why you should get Amazon Prime today By Rik Henderson

What is Amazon Prime, how much does Amazon Prime cost and what do you get for your money?... Read more

Philips' awesome Georg Jensen TV is now available at John Lewis
Philips' awesome Georg Jensen TV is now available at John Lewis By Dan Grabham

The Philips and Georg Jensen TV is now available at John Lewis.Originally seen last September at the IFA European techstravaganza in Berlin, the 55-inch... Read more

What is VAR and how is it being used at the FIFA Women's World Cup?
What is VAR and how is it being used at the FIFA Women's World Cup? By Dan Grabham

We're hearing a lot about technology in football at the moment and specifically about VAR, the Video Assistant Referee.... Read more

What order should you watch every Star Trek movie and TV show?
What order should you watch every Star Trek movie and TV show? By Maggie Tillman

With Star Trek: Picard debuting later this year on CBS All Access, now is the perfect time to boldly go explore the Star Trek Universe.... Read more

What order should you watch the Fast and Furious films in?
What order should you watch the Fast and Furious films in? By Britta O'Boyle

The Fast and Furious franchise has been around for nearly 20 years. Yes really. Here's the best order to watch them in.... Read more

UKTV Play now integrated into Apple TV app and boxes
UKTV Play now integrated into Apple TV app and boxes By Rik Henderson

Apple TV box owners and iPhone and iPad Apple TV app users can now access UKTV Play content through the curated service.... Read more

For All Mankind trailer gives us our first look at Apple's future TV show
For All Mankind trailer gives us our first look at Apple's future TV show By Chris Hall

When Apple announced that its new Apple TV+ service would be hosting Apple Originals - shows that it is commissioning - there were a lot of announcements,... Read more

Apple TV gets Xbox One and PS4 controller support, plus profiles for different family members
Apple TV gets Xbox One and PS4 controller support, plus profiles for different family members By Rik Henderson

Apple has detailed a few new features coming to Apple TV through a tvOS update, and one is bound to please those who use it for gaming.... Read more

How to watch the Champions League final in 4K, HDR and for free
How to watch the Champions League final in 4K, HDR and for free By Rik Henderson

BT Sport has the UK rights to show the UEFA Champions League final and is offering several ways to view the final, including in 4K, HDR and for free.... Read more

BBC conducts first live broadcast over EE 5G
BBC conducts first live broadcast over EE 5G By Chris Hall

With EE flicking the switch on its new 5G service, the BBC has taken the opportunity to conduct the UK's first live broadcast using the new service.Working... Read more

Netgem and Three partner for on demand streaming and free TV box for just £3.99 a month
Netgem and Three partner for on demand streaming and free TV box for just £3.99 a month By Rik Henderson

UK mobile network provider Three has joined forces with on-demand TV streaming service Netgem to offer a great deal for customers.... Read more

What is the best order to watch the James Bond movies?
What is the best order to watch the James Bond movies? By Maggie Tillman

If you want to watch the entire franchise from start to end, we've compiled a viewing order guide of all the official and unofficial James Bond films.... Read more

Alexa for LG 2019 TVs starts to roll out, US first then Europe
Alexa for LG 2019 TVs starts to roll out, US first then Europe By Rik Henderson

LG has announced that Amazon Alexa support for its 2019 TVs will rollout from this month (May).... Read more

Game of Thrones prequel and spinoff series: Everything we know so far
Game of Thrones prequel and spinoff series: Everything we know so far By Maggie Tillman

HBO will surely want to capitalise on the huge success of Game of Thrones. Here’s everything we know about the prequel and other spinoff shows.... Read more

19 best movie and TV spaceships: The star craft that defined our childhood
19 best movie and TV spaceships: The star craft that defined our childhood By Adrian Willings

We're taking the time to take a look at some of the biggest and best spacecraft to ever to have made it onto the big and small screens.... Read more

Roku Streaming Stick+ price drops to £50, one of the best media devices you can buy
Roku Streaming Stick+ price drops to £50, one of the best media devices you can buy By Chris Hall

Making you TV smart, for less.... Read more

Five reasons to buy the Panasonic GX820 series TV over other TVs
Five reasons to buy the Panasonic GX820 series TV over other TVs By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Panasonic GX820 Series of TVs look and sound tremendous. Here are five reasons to buy.... Read more

FA Cup final available in 4K HDR on BBC iPlayer, here's how to watch it
FA Cup final available in 4K HDR on BBC iPlayer, here's how to watch it By Rik Henderson

The BBC is showing the Manchester City v Watford final of the FA Cup in 4K HDR.... Read more

Apple TV app and AirPlay 2 now available on Samsung TVs
Apple TV app and AirPlay 2 now available on Samsung TVs By Rik Henderson

All 2019 Samsung sets, plus select models from 2018 can now access Apple TV channels and movies purchased or rented through iTunes.... Read more

After Umbrella Academy, what Dark Horse comic books could Netflix adapt next?
After Umbrella Academy, what Dark Horse comic books could Netflix adapt next? By Rik Henderson

Netflix has announced that it will be turning to other Dark Horse comics for TV or movie adaptations. Here are our tips on some it might consider.... Read more

Now TV 1080p streaming coming this year, Full HD video trials underway
Now TV 1080p streaming coming this year, Full HD video trials underway By Stuart Miles

Now TV will finally gain a 1080p streaming option later this year, Sky exclusively confirmed to Pocket-lint.... Read more

Sky TV customers can watch box sets on demand for free for two weeks
Sky TV customers can watch box sets on demand for free for two weeks By Rik Henderson

In celebration of the May bank holiday, all Sky Q and Sky+ customers will have access to more than 30 complete box sets for a fortnight.... Read more

Upcoming Marvel movies: Every new MCU film coming in 2019 and beyond
Upcoming Marvel movies: Every new MCU film coming in 2019 and beyond By Maggie Tillman

Here's everything you need to know about what's next for the MCU. We've even included details about Phase 4 plus adjunct films and other possibles.... Read more

New Star Wars movie trilogy confirmed, Disney reveals release dates and more
New Star Wars movie trilogy confirmed, Disney reveals release dates and more By Rik Henderson

Disney has not only confirmed that a new Star Wars trilogy of movies will be coming after The Rise of Skywalker, but even their release dates.... Read more

What order should you watch all the Star Wars films?
What order should you watch all the Star Wars films? By Maggie Tillman

With the three Star Wars trilogies finally coming to an end this year, there's no better time to rewatch the series and introduce it to your kids.... Read more

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