The Digest: Apple sued… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Broadband, Censorship, Computers, Facebook, Gadgets, Internet, iPhone, The Digest Leave a Comment

Apple sued over 'shrinking' gadget storage | BBC News "Apple is facing a lawsuit for not telling users about the amount of memory required by its flagship operating system. The legal complaint revolves around iOS 8 and the amount of memory it reserves for itself on iPods, iPhones and iPads. The complaint alleges…

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YouView gets Netflix

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YouView has announced that its set-top-boxes now support Netflix. If you've not watched House of Cards yet, and have a YouView box, now you've got no excuse. The Netflix update is rolling out today on "YouView from BT" and Humax boxes - though YouViewers with boxes made by TalkTalk or Huawei will have to wait…

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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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Netflix hits 50m global subscribers as profits double

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Streaming video may not have supplanted broadcast TV, DVD or Blu-ray quite yet, but it appears to be well on its way. Online TV and movie streaming service Netflix announced this week that it now had more than 50 million subscribers in more than 40 countries worldwide. Releasing its results for the second quarter of…

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Sci-fi series Extant is a streaming hit, says Amazon UK

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The pilot episode of Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi mystery thriller Extant has become Amazon Prime Instant Video’s most successful launch ever – attracting three times more streams on release day than the first episode of any previous show on the service, including original series Vikings, according to Amazon UK. The series, which stars Halle Berry as…

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