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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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