Archive for the ‘TV’s’ Category

Sky Invest in Pluto.TV – Does This Mean New Things For Sky Go?

Sky Invest in Pluto.TV - Does This Mean New Things For Sky Go?

US online video service Pluto.TV have recently had a significant investment from the well-known company Sky. The investment cost Sky half a million dollars and all for Pluto.TV’s expertise in streamed content and further information on multi-platform TV viewing.

You’d be forgiven for not having heard of Pluto.TV if you’re from the UK as it …

EE Branch Out With EE TV

EE Branch Out With EE TV

EE are branching out from the mobile network world they’ve become accustomed to and are venturing into the new realms of TV set-top-boxes, due to be known as EE TV.

EE TV will offer Freeview channels as well as catch-up services like BBC iPlayer. The box will feature 70 Freeview channels and will add more …

Freeview Update on September 3rd – Digital Retune needed for Children’s and News channels

Freeview Update on September 3rd - Digital Retune needed for Children's and News channels

In the UK, people will a Freeview TV will need to do a mass update this coming Wednesday (September the 3rd 2014) as the Freeview TV guide will be updated and expanded to free up some extra capacity for new services.

The re-tune will see Children’s TV and News services will move to new …

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner dated and priced for UK, France, Italy, Germany and Spain

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner dated and priced for UK, France, Italy, Germany and Spain

Microsoft have always stated that the Xbox One console is more than just a games machine, but for us folks outside of the US this often a claim that can be questioned, but thankfully one of the Xbox One’s current US only features is now scheduled to be coming to the UK in the form …

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 …