Archive for the ‘TV’s’ Category

Chromecast Launch Mirroring for Android Devices

Chromecast Launch Mirroring for Android Devices

Y’know when you connect your laptop to your TV to watch films on the big screen? Have you ever thought how cool it would be to be able to do that with your Android smartphone?! Google announced on their Official Android Blog that Chromecast users will be able to do just that! Whether it’s viewing …

4K TV May be as Common as HDTV by 2015

4K TV May be as Common as HDTV by 2015

If you’ve been waiting too long for 4K TV channels to arrive in the UK, then worry not as
a new Ultra HD TV broadcast specification has just been approved for use in Europe by the DVB Steering Board.

The new DVB-UHDTV Phase 1 specification means over the air transmissions of content in 3840×2160 resolution …

BBC and Sky Trial Virtual Reality TV

BBC and Sky Trial Virtual Reality TV

TV broadcasters are always trying to remain at the bleeding edge of technology in the TV sector. Pioneers of HD and high resolution content and programming, such as Planet Earth HD, set the bar for high quality content in the last decade, but these days it’s about bringing your audience closer to the action with …

Google Play Movies Launched in 21 New Markets

Google Play Movies Launched in 21 New Markets

Google Play Movies is spreading its wings and landing in another 21 countries. That means the service is now available in 90 markets worldwide.

Also See: Google Glass Goes from Geek to Chic

Google Play Movies allows users to watch movies purchased or rented on Google Play.
You can watch your favourite movies on an …

Samsung Details Prototype Tizen Smart TV

Samsung Details Prototype Tizen Smart TV

Smart TV’s are the next box to check in the neverending redesign process technology is currently going through. Whether its watches, televisions or fridges, everything seems to need to be enhanced with a computer to compete.

Be that as it may, smart TV’s are a good step forward. As a sort of hybrid of mobile …

BBC Sport has Digital World Cup Coverage Covered

BBC Sport has Digital World Cup Coverage Covered

BBC Sport has released its plans for the coverage of the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The BBC claims that it will provide 24/7 coverage of the tournament across all digital platforms it can, this includes desktops, smartphones, tablets, connected TVs and games consoles.

They will also be producing a daily World Cup …

Netflix Upgrades to 4K – Breaking Bad Now Available in Ultra HD

Netflix Upgrades to 4K - Breaking Bad Now Available in Ultra HD
Breaking Bad and House of Cards now available on Netflix in glorious 4K with 5.1 surround sound..

Sony’s Bravia 4k Range To Include Playstation Now

Sony's Bravia 4k Range To Include Playstation Now

The latest Bravia range of TV’s from Sony are reportedly set to include the Playstation Now service, which apparently allows users to rent or purchase, and then live stream and play games to their TV over the internet.

But how does it work? Well, the game is run on a high-end computer or console over

Android TV Documents and images Leak – Google TV but better!

Android TV Documents and images Leak – Google TV but better!

Its seems that TV and Streaming is still the thing of the future at the moment, and after Amazon’s big launch and push into the Set-Top box/TV Streaming area its looking like Google are re-tooling themselves to make a second attempt at Google TV.

In a major exclusive, the Verge have  obtained some internal Google …

BBC iPlayer to Increase Catch-up Time from 7 to 30 Days

BBC iPlayer to Increase Catch-up Time from 7 to 30 Days

The BBC trust has recently approved a proposal to extend the amount of time its programmes are available on the iPlayer from seven to 30 days Trust, giving us 3 more weeks to catch-up. iPlayer, which always looks like it should be an apple product when I read it, is a library containing a large …