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Sorry. We know we’ve only just posted about an Apple patent, but this is too big to miss: famed industrial designer Philippe Starck has leaked information that he’s tied up with Apple and Sir Jonathan Ive for a "Revolutionary" new product. We hope it’s not another mouse... Read more
April 12th, 2012
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Let’s face it; there’s nothing better than stumbling into the living room on a Sunday afternoon and realising that ITV is playing an old James Bond film. If only it were possible to watch them all in a row, whenever you want. Oh hang on, there is: Sky’s just signed a deal to get every single Bond film under one HD broadcasting roof... Read more
April 3rd, 2012
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Excited about the 2012 Olympics but didn’t get lucky enough to bag tickets? Fear not: the BBC has just announced a deal that’ll bring 24 HD streams to Sky customers, alongside its full gamut of online coverage. Ready to keep up with every game going? Read on for the details. Read more
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Second screen TV apps are big business these days: see Sky's major investment in Zeebox. Now a major mobile network is getting involved in the area too: Orange has announced that it is bringing its TVcheck app for Android and iPhone to the UK in the next few weeks. Read more
March 23rd, 2012
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Apple is going to launch a range of TV sets this year. Of this, everyone’s pretty certain. Thing is, where will that leave the Apple TV box? The current line of thinking is that it’ll act as a lesser-specced option. After all, why would you buy a new TV when you can get the same features for £99? But if newly revealed Apple patent applications are anything to go by, this could be wrong. Allow us to explain... Read more
March 21st, 2012
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Now TV will be the name of the new internet TV service from Sky for internet connected devices, the broadcaster has revealed today. The service, which was first announced in January, will provide Sky content to those without a dish, meaning non-subscribers can tune in too - marking another competitor into the streaming space. Should Netflix be worried? Read more
March 8th, 2012
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We may have got a new Apple TV at Apple’s keynote last night, but it’s not the only competitor in the space. Budget rival Roku launched in the UK last month, and this week it’s been talking up future plans for its little purple media streamers. On its radar? Sky Go, Sky’s on-demand and streaming service. Read more
March 7th, 2012
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[gallery] UPDATE: Yup, the Apple TV 3 will hit the UK on 16 March for £99. Unfortunately, there don't seem to be any new UK content partners, but there's a silver lining for Apple TV 2 owners: the company says you'll be getting the new user interface in a firmware update today. The Apple TV 3 has arrived, eighteen months after the last iteration. The hockey puck set top box has been given a boost, as expected, with new features and support for 1080p. 'Bout time, right movie buffs? Read more
 

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