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Barnes & Noble has been in the eReader game for a while now, albeit more in the US than anywhere else. Now that Amazon is spreading its reach with a UK launch for its Kindle Fire tablets, though, it’s no surprise to see the company’s biggest rival following suit.

And we mean really following suit: meet the Nook HD (right) and Nook HD+ (on the left). Read more

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Sky’s a wee bit excited about the fact that it’s managed to wrangle the James Bond license away from ITV. So excited, in fact, that it’s decided to launch a brand new channel and pack it to the rafters with the world’s favourite secret agent. Time to get your supplies in – we’re all in for a movie marathon. Read more

This morning, Sky was very pleased to announce the arrival of Now TV, its online movie streaming service that aims to soak up some of the UK market that currently doesn’t want to lock into a Sky contract, but does want to watch a good movie.

But with some platforms not-yet supported, HD only available on the Xbox and TV and sports still to come, is this more of a soft launch? After a one-on-one with Simon Creasy, Director of Now TV, we’d say yes. Moreover, though, we can say what’s on the cards for the near future and beyond… Read more

This weather’s a bit off, isn’t it? One minute it’s about a billion degrees, and then along comes a month’s worth of rain inside of half an hour. And it’s just that on repeat. Our advice? You’re best off indoors. If only you had a massive telly to keep you occupied… Read more

When you’re shooting the prequel(s) to the fantasy genre’s most well-received set of movies ever made, you want to make sure you’re using the best tech available to you. Or better than that, if possible. Peter Jackson knows this, which is why he’s using the most advanced HD camera tech in the world for the two Hobbit movies. And it’s also why his cameras float. Read more

Apple’s Sir Jonathan Ive is stepping up to officially receive his knighthood today for his services to the world of design and, you know… For generally being a Brit who done good. He’s been chatting to the Telegraph during his vacation from Apple’s Cupertino campus, and has revealed a tidy tidbit of info: of all the things Ive’s dreamed up, what’s coming next is his favourite. Read more

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Waiting in anticipation for Apple to drop the bomb and reveal its HD TV sets with Apple TV super powers? What if we told you that you could buy one tomorrow? And what if we also told you that it wasn’t made by Apple? We’re talking about the B&O V1: The TV that’s just beaten Apple to it. Read more

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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