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Mobile firms have no plans to bring back EU roaming charges, but a Brexit no deal could do just that

Tuesday, July 17th 2018

And experts say that in the event of a 'no deal' following the government's negotiations, the decision on whether to reintroduce charges may not be entirely in the hands of UK operators. An EU ruling that came into force last...

Doro 8035: Hands on review

Friday, July 13th 2018

Last year, Deloitte found the number of people aged 55-75 years old who own a smartphone in the UK had increased by 42% since 2012, and predict this figure is set to rise. If you’re not yet one of the 93% of UK adults that own...

Moto g6: Hands on review

Friday, July 6th 2018

Fast-forward to 2018, Motorola is celebrating its 45th anniversary and I had the chance to have a hands-on look at its latest budget smartphone offering, the moto g6. First impressions With the 18:9 ratio screen, powerful...

EE launches ultrafast 'Fibre Max' broadband plans

Tuesday, June 26th 2018

The new packages are called Fibre Max 1 and Fibre Max 2, and they offer average download speeds of 145Mbps and 300Mbps respectively, with average upload speeds of 28Mbps and 47Mbps. Fibre Max 1 costs £42 a month and Fibre...

You can now leave your Vodafone mobile contract penalty-free within 30 days

Tuesday, June 26th 2018

In a new 30 Day Service Guarantee, whether you’re new to Vodafone or plan to upgrade to a a new pay-monthly deal, you will be given a month to decide if you are happy with the coverage, customer service and device. You will...

Openreach reveals latest extension to ultrafast broadband rollout

Tuesday, June 26th 2018

The company, which is part of the BT group, will use Gfast technology to provide more than 370,000 homes and businesses with broadband speeds of 100Mbps. Gfast delivers these speeds by transmitting powerful signals over...

Couple left waiting for broadband while Openreach 'installs fibre in empty homes'

Tuesday, June 26th 2018

Michael MacKenzie, 26, and his partner Lucy Irvine, 22, moved onto the Abbey Farm development in Swindon in April and have been trying, in vain, to get broadband installed ever since. Openreach is installing fibre to the...

Five reasons why we’re excited for the return of Orange Is The New Black

Monday, June 25th 2018

Although most of us are loving being outside and soaking up the vitamin D, If the hay fever is just too much for you and you plan to stay indoors to escape the killer pollen, Netflix has released a juicy list of upcoming shows...

BBC iPlayer to show Wimbledon finals in Ultra HD

Friday, June 22nd 2018

The semi-finals and finals of the tournament will also be available to watch in Ultra HD for Sky customers with the 2TB Sky Q set top box. iPlayer is already showing World Cup matches in Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range (HDR)...

Amazon Prime Video now available on BT TV

Friday, June 22nd 2018

A partnership announced last month makes BT the first major British TV platform to offer Prime Video via its set top box – crucially, as far as BT is concerned, ahead of rivals Sky and Virgin Media. Until now, BT customers...

Should you be charged for leaving your broadband contract early?

Thursday, June 21st 2018

These early termination charges are written into the terms and conditions of your broadband contract and providers are generally well within their rights to charge them. But that doesn’t stop these charges feeling a touch...

Virgin Media reveals plans to let you add Netflix to your bill

Monday, June 18th 2018

As the next step in its partnership with Netflix in the UK, Virgin Media will soon allow you to bolt the streaming service onto your Virgin TV plan and pay for it all in one bill. The bolt-on feature will be available from...

Vodafone invests in a faster 4G network in Cardiff

Monday, June 11th 2018

This upgrade brings Vodafone’s 4G coverage up to 99% of Cardiff’s population making it easier to carry out data-consuming tasks such as streaming, downloading and posting content on social media apps. Scott Petty, Vodafone...

EE launches new smart number technology for Apple devices

Monday, June 11th 2018

As part of its plan to create a converged smart network, EE will make use of Wi-Fi Calling technology to allow you to make and receive calls from your laptop, tablet or Apple Watch device even if your iPhone is at home and...

Freeview gets £125m funding boost to develop on-demand service and mobile app

Monday, June 11th 2018

The BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and network operator Arqiva, the four shareholders of Digital UK, are looking to build on the success of Freeview Play, the subscription-free connected TV service launched in 2015. More than...

Virgin Media takes council to court for holding fibre broadband rollout 'to ransom'

Monday, June 11th 2018

The provider announced last year that it planned to extend its network to include 16,000 properties in Durham. But despite good early progress the rollout hit the buffers in early 2018 when, according to Virgin Media, the...

Apple TV will soon support Dolby Atmos audio

Monday, June 11th 2018

To enhance your viewing experience, Apple has added support for Dolby Atmos audio as well as improving some if its accessibility features. Released in Autumn last year, The Apple TV 4K is a streaming device that connects to...

BlackBerry Key2 now available to pre-order: Keyboards are back

Friday, June 8th 2018

Describing it as an “icon in mobile technology redesigned for today”, BlackBerry has broken the 2018 trend of trying to have as high a screen-to-case ratio as possible. By doing this, the manufacturer is able to incorporate...

Netflix starts production on original film 'The King', starring Timothée Chalamet and Joel Edgerton

Thursday, June 7th 2018

It is currently being filmed here in the UK and is set to be released in 2019. Netflix says the plot for the film was inspired by Shakespeare’s Henry IV and Henry V plays. Set in 14th century England, the film centres of the...

Amazon Prime to show live Premier League football from 2019

Thursday, June 7th 2018

Amazon today announced it will show 20 matches a year from the 2019/20 season onwards, breaking BT and Sky’s stranglehold on live Premier League broadcast rights. Interestingly, Amazon’s live matches will comprise two...

Group FaceTime and Memoji are coming to iPhones with the latest iOS 12 update

Thursday, June 7th 2018

Apple has confirmed the rollout of the iOS 12 software update, which will bring new features like Group FaceTime, Memojis and Siri controls. An exact release date for the iOS 12 update has not yet been confirmed but Apple says...

Upcoming Sky Cinema original Final Score is 'Die Hard in a football stadium'

Wednesday, June 6th 2018

Final Score stars Guardians of the Galaxy’s Dave Bautista as Michael Knox, an ex-soldier who has to use all his military skills to save 35,000 people at a football match when the entire crowd is held hostage by armed...

Broadband investment could be worth £1.2bn to Northern Ireland's rural economy

Wednesday, June 6th 2018

Theresa May’s Conservative government promised to invest £150m in the rollout of ultrafast broadband in Northern Ireland last year as part of a deal to secure the backing of 10 DUP MPs in key votes in the House of...

Samsung launches new Galaxy J6 handset

Wednesday, June 6th 2018

WIth this phone, Samsung says it is giving you a flavour of its flagship quality features for a fraction of the price. That strategy worked well for Huawei with its P Smart handset. The first thing you may notice is the...

EE to switch on UK's first 5G trial network in East London this October

Wednesday, June 6th 2018

The trial, which will take place in October, will see 5G switched on at 10 sites around East London including City Road, Old Street, Hoxton Square, St Paul’s and Chiswell Street, while five households and five small...

Devon town finds innovative way to make phone boxes cool again

Tuesday, June 5th 2018

The once redundant phone box is situated on Fore Street, Kingsbridge, where it is hoped it will become a hotspot for revellers and music lovers. Within the last 10 years, the use of payphones has declined by 90%, and yes you...

Dolly Parton to produce and star in Netflix series based on her songs

Tuesday, June 5th 2018

The legendary singer is set to produce and star in a new anthology series, with each of the eight episodes based on a different Dolly Parton song. The show will be produced by Warner Bros Television, which has worked with...

Amazon Prime Video now available with Vodafone Red Entertainment plans

Tuesday, June 5th 2018

Red Entertainment plans combine a SIM-only or pay monthly phone contract with a subscription to a streaming service. Up until now customers could choose from Spotify Premium, the Sky Sports Mobile TV app or a NOW TV...

Vodafone increases data and call allowances on Big Value Bundles

Tuesday, June 5th 2018

Both new and existing customers can take advantage of the extended data and minutes allowance on their 30-day rolling SIM-only plans. The £5, £10 and £20 plans have all had either their data or call allowances increased. If...

OnePlus 6 now available in limited edition Silk White

Tuesday, June 5th 2018

The ‘Bullets Wireless’ earphones announced at the launch event are also now available to buy. OnePlus describes its new phone as “the company’s boldest design to date” but with its all-glass body and big screen...

Filming starts on series 7 of Sky One's Strike Back

Tuesday, June 5th 2018

Set to return to our screens in early 2019, Section 20’s Warren Brown, (Thomas ‘Mac’ McAllister), Daniel MacPherson (Samuel Wyatt), and Alin Sumarwata (Gracie Novin) will be reprising their roles. Joining the cast is...

Superdrug to launch mobile service running on Three's network

Monday, June 4th 2018

Superdrug Mobile will offer a simple no-contract service that gives you 4GB of data, unlimited calls and unlimited texts for £10 a month, with any unused data being rolled over into the following month’s...

£1500 for a phone? Huawei and Porsche team up to create pricey handset

Monday, June 4th 2018

Its name is a bit of a mouthful and the price is pretty hard to swallow as well. Brace yourself, are you sitting down? The Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS is now on sale in the UK at Carphone Warehouse and can be yours SIM-free for...

Google Lens now available on default camera apps

Monday, June 4th 2018

Google Lens lets you interact with the world around you via your phone’s camera, letting you find products online, copy and paste text, learn about landmarks and more. Sony has confirmed that anyone with an Xperia XZ2 or...

West Sussex council buildings to get gigabit broadband thanks to government scheme

Friday, June 1st 2018

A new full fibre network, funded appropriately enough by the government’s Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) scheme, will connect 152 council buildings in Bognor Regis, Burgess Hill, Chichester, Crawley, Haywards Heath, Horsham,...

Production of Sky Atlantic's Tin Star season two is underway

Thursday, May 31st 2018

Production of the show is already underway in Calgary in Canada, and we can expect to see the 10-part series on our screens in 2019. To watch it in the UK and Ireland, you’ll need Sky TV or a NOW TV Entertainment Pass. The...

Chris O'Dowd comedy Get Shorty to make UK debut on Sky Atlantic

Thursday, May 31st 2018

The show, described a dark comedy, is based on the book of the same name by Elmore Leonard. A movie also based on the book was released in 1995 and starred John Travolta, Gene Hackman and Danny DeVito. The new series stars...

Data watchdog to hit 'rogue' nuisance call bosses with fines up to £500,000

Wednesday, May 30th 2018

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is proposing a new law that sees company bosses taking responsibility for any unsolicited nuisance calls that their firms make. Research carried out by Ofcom shows that last...

Tesco Mobile will donate £5 to Cancer Research UK for every pink phone it sells

Wednesday, May 30th 2018

The provider is supporting Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, a series of events that see women up and down the country walk, jog or run to raise money and help fund life-saving research into 200 types of cancer. Tesco...

Virgin's ultrafast broadband is now available in New Milton and Highcliffe

Wednesday, May 30th 2018

With a local average of 23.5Mbps, Virgin Media’s top broadband package, VIVID 350, offers speeds averaging 362Mbps which is almost 15 times faster. Virgin Media says its ultrafast broadband service will allow you to download...

Bad broadband is pushing millennials out of rural areas, says report

Wednesday, May 30th 2018

In the connected world we are now living in, broadband has become as vital a utility as gas and electric. Carrying out research on 18 to 28-year-olds living in the Scottish countryside, the Rural Youth Project also found that...

Superfast Telford reaches 98% fibre broadband coverage target

Wednesday, May 30th 2018

The £5.6m Superfast Telford programme was launched later than most regional rollouts schemes as Telford & Wrekin Council had previously decided not to take part in the government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) project. When...

A side of weed with that salad? Cooking on High is coming to Netflix in June

Tuesday, May 29th 2018

The show is set to premiere on the streaming service from 22 June. Hosted by comedian and YouTube personality Josh Leyva, with fellow comedian and activist Ngaio Bealum as the culinary weed expert, 10 chefs go head to head to...

Ryan Reynolds and Michael Bay sign up for big budget Netflix film Six Underground

Tuesday, May 29th 2018

Six Underground will not only star Reynolds but is being developed from a script by Deadpool writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. Deadline is suggesting that the film will cost in the region of £150m to make, with...

Openreach begins rollout of ultrafast fibre broadband in Birmingham

Tuesday, May 29th 2018

The rollout is part of a nationwide plan to make fibre to the premises (FTTP) broadband available to three million UK premises by 2020. Previous Openreach rollouts have used fibre to the cabinet (FTTC) technology, which...

Marvel's Luke Cage returns to Netflix for series 2

Friday, May 25th 2018

A trailer for season two shows the bulletproof strongman free from prison and enjoying his reputation in Harlem. There’s no sign of Diamondback (Erik LaRay Harvey) in the trailer but we do get a glimpse of Bushmaster, a...

The Late Late Show with James Corden returns to London with special episodes to air on Sky One

Friday, May 25th 2018

To watch the Emmy award-winning show in the UK, you’ll have to have either Sky TV or a NOW TV Entertainment pass as it will premiere exclusively on Sky One from Tuesday 19 June to Friday 22 June at 10pm. Expect a British...

Vodafone installs 4G mobile network at Reading train station

Friday, May 25th 2018

Reading station one of the UK's busiest rail hubs outside London and welcomes about 20 million passengers a years – and now Vodafone customers can benefit from superfast data speeds and reliable voice coverage...

Samsung Galaxy S9: Hands on review

Thursday, May 24th 2018

I was lucky enough to get my technophobe hands on it to see just how well it lives up to the hype. First impressions - Uhhhhhh After hearing so much hype around Samsung’s AR emojis – I even wrote about them – I was...

Idris Elba set to create a revamp of The Hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix

Thursday, May 24th 2018

It will take the form of a Netflix Original feature film retelling Victor Hugo’s classic novel. Netflix says Elba’s modern version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame “will be a sonic and musical experience for which Elba will...

Gigaclear commits £6.2m to extend ultrafast rollout in rural Kent

Thursday, May 24th 2018

The company is committing a further £6.2m to its rollout in the area, taking its total investment in communities east of Sevenoaks to more than £8m. Construction will get underway in the coming weeks, with Hildenborough,...

Jessie Buckley, Paul Ritter, Adrian Rawlins and Con O’Neill to join cast of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl

Thursday, May 24th 2018

A few months ago, we told you the drama starring Stellan Skarsgård and Emily Watson was set to start filming in Lithuania this Spring. We can now confirm, the actors will be joined on screen by Jessie Buckley (Taboo), Paul...

Virgin Media now available to thousands of homes in Margate and Ramsgate

Thursday, May 24th 2018

Homes and businesses in Birchington, Garlinge, Newington, Northwood and Westgate on sea can now sign up to ultrafast broadband speeds up to 350Mbps. Virgin said the average download speed across the Thanet local authority...

Chancellor plans for 15 million UK homes to have ‘full fibre’ broadband by 2025

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

In the midst of Brexit the Chancellor was insistent in stressing that the full fibre rollout will help businesses compete after Britain leaves the European Union. In his speech Chancellor Philip Hammond said: “In the 21st...

BT launches BT Plus combining fibre broadband with 4G

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

Following its announcement last week that it will be offering converged fibre broadband and 4G plans, The BT Plus plans are now available for you to sign up to. As part of the new plan, you can now get faster speeds, and pay...

Broadband providers to start advertising average speeds from today

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

If you’re nearing the end of your broadband contract and you’re about to start shopping around for a new package, you will notice something is a bit different. All internet service providers must now change the way they...

Virgin Media to show Eurosport's French Open tennis coverage in Ultra HD

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018

The action from Roland Garros gets underway later this month with Rafa Nadal, fresh from his victory at the Italian Open, looking to win an unprecedented 11th Grand Slam on clay. Eurosport will be showing full coverage of the...

Virgin could have broken Ofcom rules over early termination charges

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018

The provider is accused of charging early termination fees that were too high and requiring customers moving home to either sign a new contract or pay a fee to leave. It is also thought that Virgin’s terms and conditions...

Barack and Michelle Obama to produce films and series for Netflix

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018

A statement released yesterday says the Obamas will produce a “diverse mix content” that could include scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features – sounds like they’re covering all...

Where can you buy the new Honor 10 in the UK?

Monday, May 21st 2018

The latest Honor phone has hit shelves in the UK and you can now buy it SIM-free on Honor’s own website for £399 or get a pay-monthly deal from Three or Carphone Warehouse. The Honor 10 is the manufacturer’s flagship...

TalkTalk launches new router promising its best ever wi-fi signal

Monday, May 21st 2018

The new TalkTalk Wi-Fi Hub offers twice the speed of its predecessor, the TalkTalk Super Router, has an extended reach and is better equipped to deal with multiple devices connecting at the same time. It also boasts...

Openreach starts rolling out ultrafast fibre broadband in Edinburgh

Monday, May 21st 2018

Edinburgh will become the first city in Scotland to benefit from the widespread rollout of fibre to the premises (FTTP) broadband by Openreach, with work already underway in the Corstophine and Newington areas of the...

O2 offers teachers up to 40% off phone plans with O2 Open

Monday, May 21st 2018

The discount scheme, which already offers reduced prices to police, armed forces and NHS employees, now also includes all state-funded teachers in the UK. Companies such as NatWest, Clintons and Network Rail are also signed...

Will Arnett and Poppy Delevingne join cast of Riviera for series 2

Monday, May 21st 2018

The first season of Riviera attracted an audience of 2.3m per episode, making it Sky’s most successful original commission to date. Series two sees Julia Stiles, Lena Olin, Roxane Duran and Dimitri Leonidas return to the...

Amy Ryan to star in Netflix original film Lost Girls

Friday, May 18th 2018

Amy Ryan, known for her roles in Gone Baby Gone, Bridge of Spies and the US version of The Office, will star as Mari Gilbert, a mother who demands police stay on the search for her missing daughter and in the process discovers...

Virgin Media defends its broadband speeds following Which? report

Friday, May 18th 2018

The consumer website said customers on Virgin’s 200Mbps package were in fact getting an average of 52Mbps – just 26% of the speed promised. Its analysis was based on data from its own broadband speed tool, which was used...

Sky and HBO announce Adnan Syed documentary series

Thursday, May 17th 2018

Almost two decades ago, in 1999 an 18-year old student named Hae Min Lee disappeared and within six weeks, her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed was convicted for her murder. The problem is, he says he is innocent but can’t remember...

New EE mobile plans will let families share their data allowance

Thursday, May 17th 2018

The tariffs will allow families to manage their children’s data usage using the My EE app, turning their data into digital pocket money. Parents and carers will also be able to monitor and control how much time their...

Ofcom: Consumers could be overpaying for broadband, but most get a good deal

Thursday, May 17th 2018

Ofcom points out in its pricing trends report pricing trends report that the non-discounted price for BT’s standard (ADSL) broadband service is £42.99 a month, while the provider offers fibre deals starting at £24.99 on an...

BT and EE to launch the UK’s first converged smart network

Thursday, May 17th 2018

As part of its new ‘Best Connected’ plan, BT has promised to improve connectivity across the UK by bringing together the might of its broadband and wi-fi with EE’s powerful mobile networks. EE has been a part of the BT...

OnePlus 6 unveiled with large screen and iPhone X-style notch

Thursday, May 17th 2018

The new device features an all-glass design and one of the most powerful processors on the market, as well as a battery that will get you through the day on just a half-hour charge. It also has an ultra-wide 6.28-inch screen...

BT to include the Amazon Prime Video app on its YouView TV box

Wednesday, May 16th 2018

There’s no word yet on exactly when the app will be appearing, but when it does BT will become the first major British TV platform to offer Prime Video through its set top box. It means that BT customers with a Prime...

Samsung Galaxy S9 Sunrise Gold edition will launch on EE next month

Wednesday, May 16th 2018

If you like the look of the S9 but have been waiting for this colour choice to come along, you’re going to have to wait just a little bit longer as the Sunrise Gold edition will be available to pre-order from 22 June and will...

New Guillermo del Toro horror series, 10 After Midnight, coming soon to Netflix

Wednesday, May 16th 2018

Called 10 After Midnight, the series will be made up of a collection of personally curated stories, handpicked and crafted by the award-winning filmmaker. Netflix has said the series will be “equally sophisticated and...

Scottish minister launches fibre broadband awareness campaign

Tuesday, May 15th 2018

Fibre is now available to 95% of Scottish premises and work is currently underway to connect those living in the most remote parts of the country – but in order to benefit you need to actively upgrade your broadband service,...

Lenovo X5 could beat the iPhone X as teaser suggests notch-free all-screen display

Tuesday, May 15th 2018

Subsequent phone releases such as the Huawei P20 Pro, LG G7 Thinq and upcoming OnePlus 6 have tried to jump on the bandwagon, but haven’t quite succeeded. We’re almost half-way into 2018 and the anticipation for the Lenovo...

Champions League final will be free to watch online, on YouTube and via BT Sport

Tuesday, May 15th 2018

BT has confirmed that the game will be available to watch for free online, on the BT Sport app and on Virgin TV. There is, of course, increased interest in this year’s final as Liverpool become the first English team since...

Natalie Dormer to star in Amazon Prime original Picnic at Hanging Rock

Monday, May 14th 2018

It stars Natalie Dormer as Mrs Hester Appleyard, the enigmatic headmistress of an isolated Australian girls’ boarding school, and tells the story of three pupils who inexplicably vanish while on a Valentine’s Day...

OnePlus 6 rumours suggest it will come in two colours – black and white

Monday, May 14th 2018

Just like with the release of the Huawei P20 range, Android enthusiasts have lit up the internet with rumours, leaks and hype in the run up to the launch of the OnePlus 6. It’s a fair assessment to say that there is a lot of...

Filming starts on Sky One's A League of Their Own: European Roadtrip

Monday, May 14th 2018

Having already joined James Corden and Jack Whitehall for two previous series of A League of Their Own: US Roadtrip, Jamie and Freddie are this time heading off around Europe to take on some sporting – and some very silly –...

Fuss Free Phones launches new landline service

Monday, May 14th 2018

Well, Fuss Free Phones is reviving those days by introducing a new landline service in which you are automatically connected to a telephonist who will greet you, and put you through to the person you’d like to speak to. As a...

Vodafone's youth mobile brand VOXI increases its upper age limit to 29

Monday, May 14th 2018

And VOXI has generously said that anyone who does sign up to one of its mobile plans can stay with VOXI even after they reach the grand old age of 30. VOXI was launched in September 2017 and offered a choice of 4G SIM plans...

MPs ask digital secretary to help speed up 4G rural rollout

Monday, May 14th 2018

They want a legally-binding coverage obligation imposed on the four network operators – EE, Vodafone, Three and O2 – to support the government’s ambition for mobile coverage to reach 95% of the UK’s landmass by...

Goliath season two comes to Amazon Prime Video in June

Friday, May 11th 2018

The second series of the Prime Original will be available to stream from Friday 15 June with Thornton once again starring as Billy McBride, the role that earned him the 2017 Golden Globe for best actor in a drama...

Sky Sports to show US fight nights thanks to deal with Matchroom Boxing

Friday, May 11th 2018

The agreement will see 16 fights nights a year broadcast live and exclusive from some of the most iconic venues across the USA. As well as the fights themselves there will be exclusive interviews, blogs and podcasts made...

Sky Mobile now offers iPads with data rollover

Friday, May 11th 2018

The provider started selling Samsung Galaxy tablets a month ago, becoming the first UK mobile operator to offer data rollover with tablet deals, and promised that iPads would be available soon. True to its word, Sky now has...

Netflix says LG and Sony TVs are the best for streaming Netflix

Friday, May 11th 2018

But are you getting the best experience? Well, if you don't have an LG or Sony TV then Netflix says you might not be. The entertainment streaming giant has released a list of Smart TVs that it recommends avid Netflix watchers...

Motorola Moto G6 available exclusively from Vodafone until 31 May

Thursday, May 10th 2018

We assume that other providers will start stocking the phone after 31 May – we’ll let you know when we get confirmation of that. What we do know is that O2 is stocking the Moto G6 Play, while Carphone Warehouse is the only...

Roku has started rolling out enhanced voice search on Streaming Stick+

Thursday, May 10th 2018

The UK rollout of the software containing the Enhanced Voice Search feature, started last week (1 May). If you use Roku through the mobile app or have a Roku Streaming Stick+ you’ll be able to use the new feature once your...

Netflix orders three new shows from comedian Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias

Wednesday, May 9th 2018

The line-up will include a multi-cam comedy series and two stand-up comedy specials. Netflix hasn’t confirmed the release dates but production is underway. The multi-cam series is named after its creator, Mr Iglesias, in...

Disney deal brings new dramas to Alibi and W, while Quantico and Code Black return

Wednesday, May 9th 2018

Australian crime drama Harrow is new and exclusive to Alibi and stars Ioan Gruffudd as a brilliant but unorthodox forensic pathologist whose disregard for authority and empathy for the dead help him solve some pretty bizarre...

Increase in fibre uptake leads to rise in UK average broadband speed

Wednesday, May 9th 2018

More than half (58%) of people with home broadband connections are now on so-called superfast services, defined by Ofcom as delivering download speeds of 30Mbps or more. And more households could easily be receiving better...

How to watch the Royal Wedding in Ultra HD

Wednesday, May 9th 2018

Sky News has announced it will be the only broadcaster worldwide to show the Royal Wedding live in Ultra HD from 9am on Saturday 19 May. If you’re thinking of making an event out of the big day, you’re in luck as the BBC...

EFL highlights to be shown on Freeview channel Quest from 2018/19 season

Wednesday, May 9th 2018

But while football fans will have to get used to scrolling to a different channel (or setting a new series record), some things will stay the same – presenter Colin Murray is moving across from Channel 5 and the show will...

Sky Sports secures 2019 Solheim Cup rights with Ladies European Tour deal

Tuesday, May 8th 2018

The extended deal takes the broadcast partnership into its 20th year and secures coverage of the 2019 Solheim Cup from Gleneagles for Sky, which has been showing the tournament live since 1996. It also means Sky will be...

Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier comes to Dave in May

Tuesday, May 8th 2018

The show premieres next week (16 May) on Dave and will see Jon joined in the studio each week by a pair of comedians, his wife Lucy Beaumont and a panel of experts. Kicking off the first episode is Josh Widdicombe and Suzi...

New ad rules offer consumers a 'better understanding' of broadband speed claims

Tuesday, May 8th 2018

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) announced in November 2017 that broadband packages should be advertised using the average speed available to the majority of customers at peak time. Until now, guidance from the ASA has...

Battlestar Galactica's Katee Sackhoff to star in Netflix sci-fi drama Another Life

Tuesday, May 8th 2018

The 10-episode series will see Sackhoff’s character Niko Breckenridge lead her crew on a mission to find the genesis of an alien artifact. But as they investigate, they face what Netflix’s blurb describes as “unimaginable...

The LG G7 Thinq in Moroccan Blue will be exclusive to O2

Friday, May 4th 2018

The phone was launched this week in both New York and Seoul, and the features that took centre stage were the built-in AI technology, Super Bright large display and Boombox Speaker. In total, there are four colours available...

Psychological thriller The Feed will be a Virgin Media TV exclusive in 2019

Friday, May 4th 2018

The show stars David Thewlis (Fargo, Harry Potter) as Lawrence Hatfield, the inventor of an omnipresent technology called, you guessed it, The Feed, which is implanted into the brain of practically everyone and allows people to...