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D’oh! No More The Simpsons Boxsets

With the first DVD boxsets of The Simpsons being released back in 2001 and many fans building collections up there is news that many won’t be able to complete their collections. There was a decision to stop…

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Researcher Found Flaw Which Could Have Been Used to Erase Every Video on YouTube

Software developer Kamil Hismatullin has discovered a security flaw in YouTube that apparently granted him the power to delete any video he wanted. This means that he had the power to delete each and every video…

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Spotify-Powered PlayStation Music Launches Today in 41 Countries

The Spotify-powered music service PlayStation Music is replacing Sony’s outgoing Music Unlimited today. The service will be available on both PlayStation 3 and 4 in 41 countries, as opposed to the old service that only had…

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Netflix CEO Wants to Make VPN Use Obsolete

Following Netflix’s launch in Australia, a region that was previously full of Netflix ‘VPN pirates’, company CEO Reed Hastings has said that he aims to make the VPN loophole redundant by offering all available content to…

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UK Amazon Fire TV Stick Priced £35, or £7 to New Prime Members

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is now available for pre-order in the UK priced £35, or for just £7 for new Amazon Prime customers. The HDMI dongle, Amazon rival to Google’s Chromecast, is also available to existing…

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Twitch CEO Says Game Consoles Will Die with This Generation

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 could be the last of their kind, if Twitch TV CEO Emmett Shear is to be believed. Shear, speaking to The Guardian at the Changing Media Summit in London, said…

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Free Ad-Supported Subscription Will Not Be Available on Apple’s New Music Service

Apple will launch a new music service later this year, courtesy of its Beats acquisition. It is know that part of the service has been done by beats, namely its former Beats Music streaming service, and…

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Valve Wants to Make Your House ‘Steam-Ready’ with Steam Link

GDC bring a lot of announcements, one of them being from Valve. The company has announced its new Steam Link, which is a gadget that will “extend your Steam experience to any room in the house”.…

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NVIDIA Shows Its 4K Android TV Game Console, 35 Times More Powerful than Apple TV

After releasing their Android-powered handheld and tablet SHIELD devices, NVIDIA appears to be moving into the console market. The company just announced its new tech, the Android TV Console, at GDC. CEO Jen-Hsun Huang stated that…

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NZXT DOKO Remote Desktop Gaming Review

Introduction NZXT already has a rock solid reputation with the PC gaming community. They’ve created some of the best gaming chassis on the market, such as their stunning H440, they’ve created some of the best coolers,…

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Nvidia Pushing Huge Range of AAA Titles To GRID

Nvidia has been working tirelessly to develop their GRID gaming service. GRID is a cloud-based gaming service, which renders the games on Nvidia servers, streams the video output to your device, such as the Nvidia Shield…

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Mad Catz Lowers MOJO Price

The market for mini PCs and micro consoles has changed a lot over the past year, and we see more and more competitors enter and more and more unique features added each time. Mad Catz have…

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Jay-Z Buys Spotify Competitor Aspiro for $56 Million

It seems will.i.am isn’t the only musician buying up tech businesses, Jay-Z has now purchased a Spotify competitor, namely Aspiro for $56 Million. Aspiro is a Scandinavian company, much like Spotify, but instead it offers more services more…

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Streaming Xbox One Games to Microsoft’s Hololens is Work in Progress

There has been much buzz about the HoloLens, Microsoft’s virtual and augmented reality wireless headset, and Xbox head Phil Spencer says that his team are thinking about how to use the wearable device in conjunction with…

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Microsoft Considering PC to Xbox One Streaming

During Microsoft’s press launch for Windows 10 earlier this week, Xbox head Phil Spencer unveiled a new feature allowing Xbox One owners to stream games directly to their Windows 10 PC. According to a Eurogamer interview…

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NBC to Stream Super Bowl For Free – Except on Smartphones

NBC has announced that people in the US will be able to stream this year’s Super Bowl for free. The announcement was a surprising one, as US broadcasters and cable providers are known for their heavy…

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Marriott Hotel to Offer Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora to Guests

The Marriott hotel chain is trialling a new in-room entertainment package in eight of its hotels that includes access to video streaming platforms Netflix and Hulu, plus internet radio service Pandora. “We have invited leading technology…

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Amazon Studios to Make Films for Cinema Release

After making great strides with its original series, Amazon Studios is set to move into the movie business, making 12 films a year for cinema release before they’re made available on Prime Instant Video. Amazon Studios…

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TalkTalk Buys Blinkbox and Tesco Broadband for £5m

UK internet service provider TalkTalk has confirmed the purchase of Tesco’s loss-making video streaming service Blinkbox, in a deal that includes 75,000 Tesco broadband customers and 20,000 landline customers, for £5 million. TalkTalk have acquired none…

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Netflix Denies Accusations of Recent VPN Blocking

Netflix has denied report that emerged last week that it was blocking VPNs to protect its region locks. The media-streaming company offers a quantity of films and TV shows that are specific to a certain country…

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Sports Streaming Site Wiziwig Forced to Close

Popular sports streaming site Wiziwig has been forced to close as of 31st December. The site’s owners attribute the move to new laws introduced in Spain – where the site is hosted – that came into…

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TWiT.tv Raises $58,000 for UNICEF in 24 Hour New Year Live Stream

  The TWiT.tv podcast network, otherwise known as This Week in Tech, has completed its ’24 Hours of 2015′ broadcast, raising over $58,000 for UNICEF. The broadcast brought in the New Year in every single time zone around…

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Podcast Network Announces New Year 24hr Charity Streaming Marathon

TWiT.tv, the tech-centric podcast network founded by former TechTV ‘The Screen Savers’ host Leo Laporte, has announced their annual 24 hour charity streaming marathon. The network will be broadcasting live online from 3am on New Year’s…

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Nvidia Grid Review: Cloud Gaming at its Finest

Introduction The latest Nvidia Shield update launched recently, bringing the Tegra powered tablet up to version 2.0 and adding Google’s latest Android operating system, Lollipop 5.0. While there were many new features, tweaks and other improvements…

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DirecTV Could Punish HBO if Streaming-Only Service Becomes Too Popular

HBO is a lucrative pay-channel for US satellite and cable TV broadcasters, like satellite service DirecTV. But back in October, HBO announced that it is to offer HBO Go programming in a streaming-only bundle, on top…

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Google Chromecast Now More Popular Than Apple TV

Google’s Chromecast TV streaming dongle outsold Apple TV over the first three quarters of 2014, according to Parks Associates, a market researcher. Google has been given the boost over their rival during a 10% upswing in…

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Vodafone in Talks to Buy Video Streaming Service Blinkbox

Struggling video on-demand platform Blinkbox, owned by Tesco, is set to be snapped up by the ambitious Vodafone mobile network, according to The Telegraph newspaper. Vodaphone are said to have made such a forceful move that…