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Which UK streaming services have the Marvel movies?

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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James O'MalleyWhich UK streaming services have the Marvel movies?
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Amazon launches Fire TV Stick to rival Chromecast

Amazon has announced a new streaming media stick, to compete with Google's Chromecast as a budget TV streaming device. The Fire TV stick has just gone on sale on the US Amazon site for $39 (or $19 for the next couple of days) and can essentially do almost everything that its bigger brother, the FireTV…

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James O'MalleyAmazon launches Fire TV Stick to rival Chromecast
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Ceefax would have been 40 today! Write BBC League Cup report to celebrate

Long before the days of the internet and email the only way you could get information quickly was via Ceefax. It used part of the analogue TV signal to transmit its pixellated stories directly to your TV screen in an age well before home computers and when the only electronic game was Pong - a…

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Chris PriceCeefax would have been 40 today! Write BBC League Cup report to celebrate
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Almost 1bn TV sets will be online by 2020

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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Stuart O'ConnorAlmost 1bn TV sets will be online by 2020
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4K Blu-Ray discs on sale by Christmas?

We're starting to see loads of 4K TVs... and it looks like we might finally have something to watch on them. The Blu-Ray Disc Association reckons the first 4K BRs will be available the end of the year. TechRadar spoke to Victor Matsuda, who apparently confirmed that that the association will have the official specs…

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James O'Malley4K Blu-Ray discs on sale by Christmas?
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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…

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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…

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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