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Google is Launching an Ad-Free Subscription Service Entitled ‘YouTube Red’

According to Recode, Google is preparing to launch a new video service called, ‘YouTube Red’ which offers an ad-free experience and relies on a subscription model. This has been in production for some time and many…

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Netflix Knows The Moment a TV Show Hooks Your Attention

Television is additive to many consumers, from the vast entertainment collections which are now available within various streaming services, to the outstanding quality of notable award-winning shows which are served up by US and UK productions…

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BBC Launching Netflix-Style Streaming Service in the US

The BBC has unveiled plans to launch its own video-on-demand streaming platform in North America, which aims to deliver all of its channels’ programming to what it calls a “niche” US audience. “We’re launching a new…

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Google Hosting Event on September 29th

Google has finalized the event date for its hardware launch presentation and already sent out invitations to members of the press. The event will take place on Tuesday September 29th and begin at 9AM PT. There’s…

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Second Generation of Chromecast Rumoured For Announcement Next Month

Google have announced several big products in the past, ranging from the high-end Google Glass to the low-end, as well as innovations such as the modular smartphone Ara. One of their more successful pieces of technology has…

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NVIDIA Showcases Shield Specification Compared to Latest Apple TV

The Apple TV (2015 Edition) was recently announced and geared towards high-quality video streaming due to the device’s enhanced specification. There was some speculation regarding Apple’s future strategy to accommodate the core gaming market. Despite this,…

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Sony Pictures Considered Purchasing BitTorrent Inc

Sony Pictures seriously considered the acquisition of BitTorrent Inc. according to leaked presentation slides procured from TorrentFreak. The documentation shows Sony Pictures added BitTorrent Inc. to a shortlist alongside Netflix, TiVo, Vongo and Starz to help diversify…

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BBC Looking To Open Up iPlayer And Create New Online Services

Over the past few years, online streaming services have boomed and most recently have started to take over from mainstream television channels, with companies like Netflix and Amazon Prime creating and buying up series to entice…

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Apple Unleashes New Apple TV and ‘TVOS’

Apple has unveiled the highly-anticipated updated to the Apple TV and described it as “the future of Television”. According to Apple, Apps are paramount to modernizing TV and offering consumers a huge range of content through…

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PewDiePie Becomes First YouTuber to Exceed 10 Billion Views

Whether you love, loathe or feel complete indifference towards PewDiePie, it’s impossible to overemphasize his YouTube success story. Currently, PewDiePie’s channel contains over 39 million subscribers and his official Twitter account has amassed nearly 6.5 million…

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Orbweb 4.0 now available for Thecus Windows-Based NAS

Thecus’ Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials NAS got an upgrade and Orbweb 4.0 is now available for the range of devices. Orbweb 4.0 is the latest version of the robust remote web access application and…

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Hollywood is to Blame for the Popularity of Popcorn Time

Hollywood is in the midst of an aggressive assault against “Netflix for pirates” movie streaming app Popcorn Time and its users, but the owners of Popcorn Time insists that its VOD service isn’t the problem, Hollywood’s…

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HDR Video Streaming Coming to Amazon UK

There has been a lot of talk in the last few years about what will come after HD broadcasts. 1080p is great, but it has been around for quite a while now and it’s not always…

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Spotify’s CEO Clarifies New Privacy Policy After Controversy

Spotify’s updated terms and conditions page has caused outrage amongst users and resulted in a number of high profile individuals to cancel their membership. To access the Spotify streaming service, you need to accept a privacy policy which…

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Comcast VP Has No Idea Why it Caps Data at 300GB

Comcast, notorious for terrible customer service and arbitrary restrictions, does offer the fastest internet speeds of all the nationwide ISP in the US – Comcast Xfinity has an average download speed of 104Mbps and upload speed…

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ASUS Partners with SplitmediaLabs for Bundled XSplit Gamecaster v2

ASUS and SplitmedaLabs have announced a new partnership where they will be bundling the popular streaming software XSplit Gamecaster V2 along with most of their graphics cards. However, not all types of cards will get an equal…

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Twitch Harnessing User Comments to Play Dark Souls

“Twitch Plays” is excruciating to watch but a surprisingly captivating formula which allows user comments to act as control commands. The channel was created by an anonymous Twitch user and integrates a Python script; the script…

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Billionaire Invests $1 Million in Drone Racing League

Is drone racing really a thing? It looks like it! Since more and more people are taking an interest in the little (or not-so-little) gadgets, competitions were bound to crop up sooner or later. Some competitions…

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How to Improve Your Xbox One to PC Stream Quality

Microsoft has been steadily grouping the Xbox brand and Windows 10 together with a renewed focus on gaming. Back in January, streaming functionality between Xbox and PC was added which allowed you to play Xbox One games…

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Hulu Planning An Ad Free Subscription?

On paper, the media streaming service Hulu is a great idea, either watch selected shows for free or pay a $7.99 (£5.12) fee to view an expanded array of content. But the problem lies with United…

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Xbox One Updating to Let You Stream Games to Windows 10 PC

With Windows 10 just around the corner, Windows users and Xbox One users will have the ability to stream Xbox One games to a Windows 10 PC. This feature is very interesting as this allows PC…

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Netflix Set For Another Price Hike

It seems Netflix is to raise its pricing yet again, according to its CEO. Reed Hastings told investors on Wednesday that the popular video-on-demand streaming service has plans in place to slowly hike up its subscription…

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Playstation Now Game Streaming Service Beta Launches in the UK

Sony has confirmed the PlayStation Now game streaming service will be available to UK residents as part of a public beta. Previously, only US and Canada customers could utilize the service which allows you to stream…

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Paramount Movies Going From Cinema to Streaming in 17 Days

I love going to the cinema, but not really for every movie that gets released. Sometimes I’d rather just kick back in my own home and watch it with a few friends. The wait for movies…

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Facebook Wants to Roll Out Their Own Music App

Since Apple released the iOS 8.4 update along with their Apple Music feature, we saw a lot of users taking an interest in it. Reports say that iOS 8.4 now has an adoption rate of over…

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Remember the Ultra-Rare ‘Infinium Phantom’ Console?

Hands up, who remembers the Infinium Phantom Console? OK only the most dedicated of gamers amongst you do, this is a tale of how the fore mentioned console appeared in a repair shop. If you are…

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Spotify Not Happy With Eternify Protest App

The ability to stream a vast array of music straight to a device has grown immensely in recent times, but in doing so has irritated artists who claim to receive a small percentage of royalties in…