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Samsung Galaxy S4 takes control of your TV – and finds you stuff to watch

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 smartphone, released at the end of April, features an Infrared port that can take control of your TV and even recommend different programmes based on your viewing habits and personal…

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Guest Editorial: The Future of the Connected Living Room

Similar to the mobile trend, TVs are now becoming multi-purpose devices that can provide consumers with a multitude of entertainment options and lifestyle services through advanced processors and high-speed connectivity.

Kanaan Jemili, Ph.D. is Senior Vice President of CE Products at Rovi

Guest Editorial: HEVC – the foundation of high-quality Ultra-HD video

HEVC is coming – are you ready? With major CE manufacturers such as LG and Sharp introducing “Ultra-HD” the industry is rapidly moving towards this new compression technology that can maintain visual quality while…

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Guest Editorial: Nangu.TV and the social TV revolution

The multi-screen revolution is being driven by the consumer and is developing quickly. It offers huge potential and a bright future for operators adopting OTT across multiple devices. By delivering quality television services…

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CES Round-up: Ultra HD is the next big thing, but don’t get too excited just yet

One of the main themes of CES 2013 was Ultra HD, the next generation of high-definition being shown off by most TV manufacturers. Without any real Ultra HD content to enjoy and eye…

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CES 2013 in pictures

There have been plenty of new products at CES 2013, so we’ve rounded up some photos to capture some of the most exciting things we’ve seen. Many things are still in prototype form,…

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Christmas Smart TV Round-Up: Part 3

If you’re looking for a new Smart TV before Christmas, or willing to wait for the post-Christmas sales, we’ve rounded up our pick of the best TVs. Today, we look at sets for…

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Christmas Smart TV Round-Up: Part 2

If you’re looking for a new Smart TV before Christmas, or willing to wait for the post-Christmas sales, we’ve rounded up our pick of the best TVs. Today, we move on to the…

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Christmas Smart TV Round-Up: Part 1

If you’re looking for a new Smart TV before Christmas, or willing to wait for the post-Christmas sales, we’ve rounded up our pick of the best TVs.

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25 Christmas Films – And Where To Find Them

No need to search for that old DVD Christmas is a time of tradition, where it’s usually more fun to watch something you’ve seen countless times than risk something new. At least until…

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Interview: Playdemic Studios talks about Smart TV gaming

Paul Gouge is the CEO and co-founder of Playdemic Studio, setting up Playdemic Studios in 2010 with the aim of becoming the first ‘2nd generation’ social games company – with a mission to create…

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Is it time to say goodnight to the traditional remote control?

When you buy a new television, how much attention do you pay to the remote control it comes with? Is it comfortable to hold, easy to navigate and usable in the dark? And…

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ITV Player – what you need to know

ITV Player is ITV’s catch-up TV service. Supplying time-shifted ITV programmes since 2008, it has recently added pay-per-view access to ITV’s programme archive.  But what do you get, how much is it and what…

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Battle of the streamers: Netflix v Lovefilm Instant v Now TV

Bob Dylan told us “The times they are a changin’” and in the world of TV that’s certainly the case, as we move from traditional broadcasting to streaming video on demand over the net. All…

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Zeebox: Second Screen goes beyond social

As Social TV apps go, Zeebox is probably the stand-out app that has gained the most traction to bring people a well organised ‘Second Screen’ experience. It also goes way beyond simply Tweeting…

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