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Vodafone planning to launch TV and home broadband services

James O'Malley Broadband, Mobile phones, TV, TVs Leave a Comment

Vodafone is planning to enter the TV and home broadband market next year, according to reports. The Telegraph says that the CEO Vittorio Colao has announced the plan - which is motivated by changes in the telecommunications industry. Essentially, the reason seems to be that everyone is expecting BT to enter the mobile phone market…

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Which UK streaming services have the Marvel movies?

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Last night was a big night for film fans and comicbook geeks: Marvel announced its plans for "Phase 3" of the Marvel Cinematic Universe - and revealing who will be joining Iron Man, Captain America and company for Avengers: Infinite War in 2018. And this made us think: Before next year's Avengers: Age of Ultron,…

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Almost 1bn TV sets will be online by 2020

Stuart O'Connor Broadband, Digital set-top boxes, Gadgets, Gaming, HDTV, Home Appliances, Internet, Internet Of Things, IPTV, Online TV, TV, TVs Leave a Comment

The world is becoming ever more connected, and it's not going to slow down any time soon. According to a new report from the company Digital TV Research, the number of TV sets connected to the internet will reach 965 million by 2020 - up from 103m at the end of 2010 and the 339m…

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Britons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs

Stuart O'Connor BBC, Computers, Digital set-top boxes, DTR, DVD, HDTV, Home Appliances, Home cinema, Internet, iPad, iPhone, IPTV, media player, Online TV, Personal video players, Satellite TV, Sky, Smartphones, Tablet, TV, TVs Leave a Comment

As our "second" screens get smaller while our TV screens get larger, it seems that the old adage that "bigger is better" just might hold true. Some new research has shown that despite the growth in watching television via a PC, tablet or smartphone, 90 per cent of viewers still regularly use the TV to…

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Rip-off Britain: UK shoppers pay more for technology

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Computers, Gadgets, Gaming, PlayStation 4, Retail, Samsung, Software, TVs, Video games, Xbox One Leave a Comment

It's something that people in the UK have always suspected, but now Which? has made it official – Britons pay far more for new technology products than consumers in the US. The consumer watchdog compared the prices, excluding tax, of 13 identical products ranging from televisions and games consoles to desktop applications and security software and…

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How Star Trek predicted the future

Stuart O'Connor Augmented reality, Biotechnology, Computers, Crazy Future Stuff, Features, Gadgets, Home Appliances, iPad, iPhone, Mobile phones, PDAs, Phablets, Round ups, Science, Smartphones, Space, Tablet, Tablet PC, TVs, Wearables Leave a Comment

Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry was a visionary man. He foresaw a future in which humanity had learned to live together in peace and harmony. A future in which the people of Earth had joined forces with alien races to…

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