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Britons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs

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 watch their content live – …

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Stuart O'ConnorBritons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs
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Rip-off Britain: UK shoppers pay more for technology

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 found UK consumers pay more …

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Stuart O'ConnorRip-off Britain: UK shoppers pay more for technology

Polaroid announce a sub-$1000 4K TV

Old-timey camera makers Polaroid are backing a new horse – after giving up on, umm, Polaroid Cameras a few years ago, they're now trying their hand at making TVs – and have announced what is probably the cheapest 4K TV…

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James O'MalleyPolaroid announce a sub-$1000 4K TV

Do we really need Smart TVs?

As you may have seen, yesterday I got a chance to try out one of Samsung's newer Smart TVs. And very good it was too – in addition to simply watching TV, it was connected to the internet, and with…

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James O'MalleyDo we really need Smart TVs?

When will the internet kill Sky?

For two decades now Sky have been one of the biggest forces in British broadcasting – not only do they control most of the largest satellite TV channels but they have another trump card: they own the platform too. Being…

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James O'MalleyWhen will the internet kill Sky?