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More choice in the UK: Sky's NOW TV movie subscription service lands on Roku devices

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NOW TV, the internet TV service powered by Sky that offers customers subscription-based access to Sky Movies, is now available on Roku streaming players. More specifically, NOW TV is available from today on Roku LT and Roku 2 XS boxes, which are both available in the UK for £49.99 and...
More choice in the UK: Sky's NOW TV movie subscription service lands on Roku devices

Canadian cable companies may have fabled Apple iTV prototypes

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New rumors of the long-rumored Apple-branded television set (a.k.a. iTV) have recently surfaced regarding launch partnerships with major telecom companies as well as the device’s user controls. Apple has allegedly entered into discussions with Canada’s Rogers Communications and Bell Canada on a iTV launch because the companies are involved in...
Canadian cable companies may have fabled Apple iTV prototypes
This $10K Chinese car comes equipped with remote control -- seriously
Nintendo's TVii for Wii U to launch in December with video on demand, TV remote capabilities

YouTube adds AirPlay-like functionality to additional devices

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YouTube is making it easier to beam content from mobile phones and tablets to TVs: The Google-owned video service announced Thursday that it is bringing its AirPlay-like remote playback functionality, which it introduced for Google TVs in November, to additional devices from Bang & Olufsen, LG, Panasonic and Sony. All...
YouTube adds AirPlay-like functionality to additional devices

TiVo releases Android app, countless tablets to be lost under couch cushions

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It's been a bit of a waiting game for TiVo users with Android tablets, ever since the company released an app for iOS. As of today, however, that wait is over. The TiVo app is now is arriving in the Google Play today store for tablets, bringing with it...
TiVo releases Android app, countless tablets to be lost under couch cushions
Google wants to take on Apple with an open AirPlay alternative

Dijit's new NextGuide tries to reinvent the TV guide on the iPad

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Social TV remote startup Dijit is reinventing itself with a new iPad app that squarely aims at the TV guide space: Dijit’s new NextGuide app presents users with viewing recommendations for live television as well as Netflix and Hulu without resorting to the traditional channel grid. Instead, it organizes viewing...
Dijit's new NextGuide tries to reinvent the TV guide on the iPad
Dolphin Browser HD for Android updates to v8.0 with new interface and redesigned features

Samsung's next big thing is an 85-inch television that looks like a chalkboard

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Samsung (005930) has been teasing us with visions of a revolutionary new television set recently, and the company did its best to deliver at the Consumer Electronics Show Monday by showing off an 85-inch television set that bears a striking resemblance to a chalkboard. The Samsung S9 UHD TV comes with...
Samsung's next big thing is an 85-inch television that looks like a chalkboard
My Xbox Live app now lets you control your console from your iPad

Social TV app Zeebox sees 15,000 new users per hour following TV ad push

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Showcasing the power of the medium which it aims to transform, social TV app zeebox is currently seeing more than 15,000 new sign-ups every hour following the launch of a new TV advertising campaign this weekend. Zeebox co-founder and CEO Ernesto Schmidt tweeted the figures this morning: Wow. What a...
Social TV app Zeebox sees 15,000 new users per hour following TV ad push

Dolphin Browser iPhone app updated with “Sonar” voice control functionality

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Popular third-party Android browser Dolphin made its way to the App Store in August of last year bringing highly customizable gestures, built-in translations, and a dock-style sidebar for quick access to tabs, bookmarks, and speed dial. Today developers MoboTap Inc. pushed out an update to the iPhone app that,...
Dolphin Browser iPhone app updated with “Sonar” voice control functionality
Nintendo officially launching TVii for Wii U on December 20th
Android this week: LTE for Nexus 4; Skype 3.0; Google's AirPlay

Sky updates Sky Go app to include Kids TV shows, says remote features coming Sky+ iPad app later this summer

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On the back of its full-year financial results (hitting record profits of $1.9 billion and revenues of $10.4 billion), Sky has detailed a number of updates to its mobile apps, which will see kids TV shows come to its Sky Go app and remote control features included its Sky+ iPad offering....
Sky updates Sky Go app to include Kids TV shows, says remote features coming Sky+ iPad app later this summer

Sky+ for Android updated with remote control functionality and new recording planner feature

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Back in November we reported that BSkyB’s Sky+ iOS app was getting remote control functionality – among other features such as a recording planner – a few months after the iPad incarnation was updated with similar features. Now, the Android version of the app has also received the same Sky+...
Sky+ for Android updated with remote control functionality and new recording planner feature
Google finally getting its own Open Airplay alternative

BSkyB's Sky+ iPhone app gets remote control functionality, recording planner and more

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Back in August, we reported that BSkyB (Sky) had released an updated Sky+ iPad app, bringing remote control features, the ability to record, edit and delete recordings on Sky+ boxes and a slew of other updates. Now, however, Sky has brought these features to the iPhone app too, letting users...
BSkyB's Sky+ iPhone app gets remote control functionality, recording planner and more
Google plans to launch open AirPlay-like alternative
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