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LG to make Smart TV smarter

LG is adding technology from Cognitive Networks to allow its Smart TV software to detect and react to the programme on screen.

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LG joins 4K price cutters

LG has reduced the prices of several Ultra-HD 4K TVs, following the lead of Sony and Samsung.

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Twitter buys social TV analysts Trendrr

Twitter has made another acquisition in its bid to become THE social hub for TV viewers.

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Enblink adds home automation to Google TV

Enblink is an add-on dongle for Google TV boxes that lets you control your home from the TV screen.

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Samsung dropping 4K prices

Samsung is to join Sony in cutting the prices of its Ultra-HD 4K TVs.

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Google locks down Chromecast

Google has disabled access to its Chromecast device that allowed apps to stream local content to the device.

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Apple talking directly to content creators

Apple is now negotiating directly with content creators rather than TV companies, a new report suggests.

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Netflix has over 1.5 million subscribers in the UK

Netflix now has over 1.5 million UK subscribers to its video on demand service and may soon hit two million.

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Vevo to bring music videos to Apple TV and Samsung

Apple TV and Samsung Smart TV platform could soon have 24-hour streaming music videos courtesy of Vevo.

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Netflix smartens up instant queue with My List

Netflix is revamping its Instant Queue to-watch-list by rebranding it as My List and adding the ability to automatically prioritise films and shows based on your viewing habits.

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Hollywood studios could bypass Sky Movies, research claims

The days of Sky Movies acting as a ‘gateway’ to films may be numbered, according to new research.

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Tesco to launch Hudl tablet

Tesco is to launch Hudl, its own Android tablet that will offer fast access to its Blinkbox movie streaming service.

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PlayStation 4 launch dates confirmed

Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 will launch on 14 November in the US 29 November in Europe.

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Wuaki launches Samsung TV app

Samsung Smart TV owners now have the option of watching movies from Wuaki directly on their  big screens.

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Chromecast protocols reverse-engineered

A mobile developer has reverse-engineered the streaming protocols used by Chromecast, allowing any video or audio to be streamed to the TV dongle.

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