Britain’s Box Set habits: Is binge watching bad for our health?

Fans of popular TV programmes such as Game of Thrones (pictured above), the Walking Dead or Orange is the New Black may be familiar with the idea of binge-watching – sitting back and watching through multiple episodes of shows which carry an almost addictive quality. Following a new report released today by Ofcom examining Britain’s Box Set habits, Professor Barrie Gunter from the University of…

YouView updgrades Netflix to Ultra HD

Netflix is now available in UltraHD via YouView Following the launch of the UK’s first Ultra HD set-top box, YouView has upgraded the Netflix service to Ultra HD. This extends the range of content available to BT customers with an Ultra HD pack, which already includes a range of FA Premier…

Now you can watch Netflix on Oculus Rift

A company called AltSpaceVR has announced an open beta of a new app that will let Oculus Rift VR headset users watch Netflix together in a virtual cinema. According to UploadVR the new app is unofficial - it isn't made or endorsed by Netflix - but nor does it infringe on the terms of service…

WATCH: Netflix running on an original NES

Check out the above video, which claims to show the efforts of two engineers at a recent Netflix hackday, who managed to get the VOD platform running on a supposedly unmodified original NES. It isn't clear exactly how they've done it. Presumably there is some hardware either feeding data to the console or the cartridge,…

WATCH: Daredevil Netflix trailer

Is there anything the Marvel Cinematic Universe can't do? For its first of four Netflix series, Marvel is going with Daredevil - watch the trailer below to erase all memories of the awful 2003 film: Is this the MCU going a bit darker? Or is it just a slick trailer? We can't wait to find…

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

[nextpage title="Next"] 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…

Netflix adds social features and smartwatch features to Android

Netflix has made a couple of cool additions to its Android app - including the ability to add greater control to your playback from the notifications screen, or even your Android Wear watch. In a blog post, the company said that is has also added social recommendation functionality - with the ability for users to…