Category Archives: TV

Netflix and YouTube Make Up Half of American Peak Traffic

Netflix and YouTube account for half of peak Internet traffic for North America, beating Amazon Instant Video and Hulu. A new report found that Netflix makes up 31.6 percent of all downloaded Internet traffic …

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Netflix Could Offer New Movies Straight to Your TV

Netflix might be intending to increase its services even further, as the company has revealed plans to showcase big movies – the same day they arrive in theatres. The streaming service had already announced …

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Apple iTV Service to Join with ESPN and HBO

Rumours about the Apple television service, dubbed iTV, have been floating round the blogosphere for years.  Now, it seems that the Cupertino company might be finally one step closer to realising that dream. Apple …

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Google Announces New Chromecast TV Dongle

Google’s main announcement yesterday was the new Nexus 7, but we’re also really excited about its new TV dongle.   The new Chromecast device is essentially a small unobtrusive dongle that plugs into a …

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1 in 10 Homes Could Lose TV Signal Due to 4G

The launch of 4G will be great news for smartphone users, but some of us might experience problems with our TV signals when LTE is switched on. In fact, as many as 1 in …

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Smart TV’s On Show at CES This Week

The Consumer Electronics Show 2013 kicks off tomorrow in Las Vegas. Over the course of the next seven days, we’ll see a host of new gadgets from some of the world’s biggest manufacturers, giving …

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BBC brings TV downloads to iPad and iPhone

If you’ve been on holiday this summer, you’ll probably have noticed that apps like iPlayer don’t work overseas. That’s because of complex licensing laws which prevent free streaming of TV content outside the UK. …

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New TV sensor uses eye control instead of a remote

Although internet-connected TVs have been around for a while, some of the user interface design leaves a little to be desired. YouView and Google have made a decent stab at a great TV interface, …

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ISP says no drop in P2P after the Pirate Bay was blocked

A couple of months ago, we wrote about six of the biggest ISPs in the UK placing a block on access to the Pirate Bay. The website is one of the biggest suppliers of …

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