Almost half of Britons watch mostly time-shifted TV

Technology has really changed how people watch television. About a fifth of all TV viewing is now time-shifted – either from the DVR or via video-on-demand, Virgin Media found in a study based on data from more than 2.3 million set-top boxes. And, according to the research, almost half (43 per cent) of people mostly…

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…

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…

YouView facing trademark infringement lawsuit

On-demand TV provider YouView, which is perhaps best known for previously being led by Alan Sugar, has been slapped on the wrist by the High Court for trademark infringement with its name. The court ruled that the name 'YourView' has…

Virgin and Sky sign new five-year deal

Virgin Media subscribers will continue to have access to Sky's entertainment, sport and movie channels – including their HD variants – for at least five more years after the companies signed a new deal. According to The Next Web, the…

Samsung showcases curved OLED TV on the London Eye

How about this for a room with a view? It's a pod on the London Eye which has been decked out with Samsung's latest curved OLED screen, the S9C. Samsung claims it is the first TV to feature Multi View…

Philips 65-inch 65PFL9708 UHD TV outed by design award win

Though they've yet to officially reveal it, Philips' first UHD TV set is already winning gongs, with the 65PFL9708 set having been outed publically by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) awards. A 65-inch set, its been revealed to…