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Freeview Mumbles Something About Having Loads of Telly on it

Freeview, the umbrella term for telly that used to come through the air and now comes mostly through apps and smart TVs and whatnot, would like us to talk about a personal milestone it has achieved in the world of on-demand content. So let's see if we can spew out 200 words without mentioning N**flix. Read More >>

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Amazon Has Invented TV Channels

Having persuaded us all to call up Sky and cancel our contracts by blowing a raspberry, Amazon has now decided that this "TV channel thing" might have legs. So today it's introducing Amazon Channels in the UK, and bringing TV channels to our dilapidated shores. Read More >>

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EE TV Updates With Companion Screen, Social Sharing and Mobile Stream Grabbing

EE TV, the on-demand, catch-up, streaming, smartphone, tablet and actual live TV TV system is getting a large update later this month, one, inevitably, themed around enhanced personalisation options that line up potential shows for all of the device's separate users. Read More >>

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SkyQ Box Bringing 4K and Netflix Style to Sky “Within Weeks”

Sources suggest Sky is about to drastically rework its TV options in the very near future, when it'll launch the SkyQ box -- an Apple TV style internet media streamer with UHD output for those who view traditional satellite broadcast to be a little outdated. Read More >>

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Channel 4’s 4oD to Become All 4 in 2015

Channel 4's 4oD on-demand streaming service is to close next year. But don't worry! If you want instant access to Peep Show, Embarrassing Bodies and The Inbetweeners, it's simply all being moved over to a new platform called All 4. Read More >>

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Sky’s DVD-in-the-Post Buy & Keep Service is Now Live

Sky's weird Buy & Keep thing is now operational in the UK, letting people who demand instant digital satisfaction yet still want the reflected glory of a physical media collection enjoy the best of both worlds. You buy a film through your Sky box, you watch it right there and then, before a DVD copy turns up in the post a few days later, to use as a coaster or present. [Sky] Read More >>

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Sky Preparing “Buy & Keep” Digital Downloads for Collector Market

If you still feel the need to express yourself via a collection of Hollywood movies, Sky's new Buy & Keep service is for you. It lets you "Buy" then "Keep" digital downloads of films (and TV box sets eventually), with a big selling point of a physical DVD copy for your mainstream media display shelf sent in the post when you buy digitally. It launches "in the coming weeks" says Sky, for a price as yet unannounced. Read More >>

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Flash New Sky Home Screen Rolls Out Today

Satellite TV subscribers who do their tellying through a relatively modern Sky+HD box will see Sky's all-new home screen layout appear today, with the refreshed EPG and its focus on on-demand services rolling out right now. Read More >>

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On-Demand Stuff Gets a Promotion in Sky’s Forthcoming EPG Update

Satellite TV king BSkyB has revealed a completely overhauled EPG, one that'll bring on-demand and older content to the main page of the boxes of its subscribers, seeing as we're all too busy on Twitter to watch anything live these days. Read More >>

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Sky Store Unlocks Sky’s Film Archives for Everyone

Anyone with an internet connection and £3.49 to their name is now able to access Sky's archive of on-demand films, with its Sky Store service now flogging the rights to stream the likes of Man of Steel and The Wolverine instantly over the web. Read More >>

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Sky Adds Remote On-Demand Queuing to Sky+ App

The Sky+ app has seen a little upgrade, now letting users tell their Sky+HD boxes to begin downloading on-demand content while away from home in addition to its live recording abilities. Sky says two million people use the Sky+ app every month, with 3.4m homes using the on-demand tools. [Sky Apps] Read More >>

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New Sky+HD Boxes Now Have Wi-Fi as Standard

Both models of Sky+HD box distributed in the UK from now on will have Wi-Fi built into the box, with both the standard unit and the 2TB whopper now able to hook into your home network without the need to shove wires under the carpet. Read More >>

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Dezeen’s Got One of the First Print-on-Demand Magazines

Dezeen, one of our favourite go-to design and architecture sites, has created the first print-on-demand magazine, in conjunction with Blurb, all about 3D printing. It's advert-free too, which makes a nice change, so if you're at all interested in 3D printing and design, it might be worth a gander. [Dezeen's Print Shift] Read More >>

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Sky Apologises For Mad Men Sky Go Blunder

It seems legions of people were up in arms over an apparent lack of the brand new series Mad Men on Sky Go. Eager cord-cutters and Sky-subscription sharers alike were queued up last night to watch the live stream of the premier of latest season of Mad Men, only to be greeted with an error basically saying "not available". Anger ensued. Read More >>

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Not Excited About YouView? How About if the Box is Free?

ISP TalkTalk, one of the key backers of the newly launched YouView TV service, has announced its plans to bundle up the potentially useful catch-up terrestrial telly box with its internet bundles, giving the box away for free to some customers. Like it now? Read More >>