Virgin Media to show Wimbledon Finals in 4K Ultra High Definition

Virgin Media will be giving its customers the opportunity to watch the Men's and Women's finals from the Championships at Wimbledon in 4K Ultra High Definition via Eurosport. Virgin TV customers with a V6 TV box will be able to watch both finals in Ultra High Definition for the very first time. Customers can watch the…

Review: Noontec Hammo TV wireless headphones £119

Name: Noontec Hammo TV  Type: personal wireless audio system for TV Specs: Click here for full specs Price: £119.99 READER DISCOUNT: Enter code GDGDGDGD at checkout to save £24.00 Noontec is probably not a company most people have ever heard of. However, the Chinese company manufactures a wide range of Bluetooth headphones which are mainly…

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…

BT Sport and Sky 4K battle pushes Sky’s new box release forward

BT's posturing over 4K football broadcasting is forcing Sky to speed up the release of its new set-top-box, according to reports. According to The Telegraph, Sky is desperate to maintain its position amongst early adopters, so even though 4K penetration is still really low, it is planning to launch its new box, which will be…

HBO joins the 21st century – 5 takeaways

[nextpage title="Next"] HBO, the US premium cable channel that produces the likes of Game of Thrones and True Detective has just announced that it will soon be launching a version of its on-demand product "HBO Go" that doesn't require US customers to have a cable subscription and a cable HBO subscription on top of that.…

EE announce TV service and set-top-box

EE has today announced a new TV service that will take on the likes of YouView and BT TV - marrying up a Freeview box with streaming functions. The new box is entering a crowded market - there's already a tonne of different TV service providers, but EE is promising some interesting unique features. First…

Top Gear’s former Stig ‘terrified’ by driverless cars

You would think that the only thing that would terrify Top Gear's former Stig Ben Collins would have been having to work with Jeremy Clarkson. Now the former test driver for the BBC motoring show has described the prospect of driverless cars as terrifying, saying that "robots are fantastic as dishwashers but they don't make…

Roku teams up with Seagate to bring your own local media to the TV

Streaming media box Roku is getting a new Seagate channel for accessing videos you actually have on your own computer. Brilliant. Roku is best known for working with streaming media services, such as Netflix, YouTube and Sky's Now TV. But what if you want to watch a video file you filmed on your phone? Or…

Netflix hits 50m global subscribers as profits double

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…

Tablets now go-to devices for TV, gaming and more

Tablets have become mainstream consumer devices in the UK with more than half of 16-44 year olds having access to one, according to new data from Kantar Media's FutureProof study. This means that tablets are now the go-to portable device…