Internet Explorers: Join the Suicide Squad and Squad Yourself!
Welcome to the Gadget Helpline’s Internet Explorers! Each week we’ll be indulging our natural talent for browsing the internet to bring you this new regular feature which is here to help you get over that weekly hump and introduce you to some of the wacky and wonderful sites of the World Wide Web! Without a doubt […]
Amazon Prime Day Returns on July 12th!
Time to get excited folks – Amazon Prime Day is set to return on July 12th, 2016! Once again encouraging Amazon customers to subscribe to a Prime membership to bag a bargain in a day full of ‘countdown deals’, Black Friday’s lesser loved little sibling is back for its second hurrah next month following last […]
Now TV Smart Box and Now TV Combo Deals Announced
Sky has today announced a new Now TV Set Top Box and service bundle – together known as the Now TV Combo. Thanks to its vast range of internet-based programming and compact hardware, Now TV has grown in popularity over other subscription based television services in recent times and the winning formula has once again […]
Russian Robot Brings Traffic to a Halt After Second Escape
A self-learning robot has escaped a Russian lab for a second time – only to bring traffic to a stand-still when its battery died. The droid, named Promobot IR77, is getting a reputation as a real life Johnny 5 (for those old enough to get the reference) and just like Steve Guttenberg’s best mate in […]
Google Maps Updates With Most Detailed Satellite Images Ever
Google Maps has received a major overhaul thanks to new satellite imagery which was introduced this week. The addition of 700 trillion pixels of new image data collected by the Landsat 8 satellite and by using digital combing to piece together a ‘cloudless’ mosaic means that the Google Maps satellite view and Google Earth are […]
Netflix Videos Can Be Downloaded and Saved Thanks to Google Vulnerability
It’s been discovered that a Google-owned program can be used to allow Netflix and Amazon Prime videos to be downloaded and stored on to your computer. The embarrassing glitch, discovered by German researchers, uses a system called Widevine DRM and allows for copyrighted ‘premium’ content to be ripped straight from the streaming websites and saved […]
YouTube Live Streaming – Coming Soon
Video site Youtube is finally ready to challenge Mirativ, Periscope and Facebook Live etc for a slice of the livestream pie. Youtube are installing Live Mobile Video Broadcasting directly into the very core of their app. “You won’t need to open anything else, just hit the big red capture button right there in the corner, […]
Goldblum Plans to Save the World Again – with Antivirus Software?
After containing a dinosaur threat on several occasions and preventing the complete destruction of Earth by aliens, our personal Hollywood hero Jeff Goldblum has yet another plan to save the world – his very own anti-virus software called, appropriately enough, GOLDBLUM. That’s right – the star of Jurassic Park and Independence Day is here in […]
Netflix Rumoured to Add Download Service
In 2015 Amazon began allowing Prime members to download shows and films to watch offline. This was a significant coup over Netflix who had previously been a dominant force in streaming services. For almost a year now Amazon Prime customers have been able to watch their followed shows offline, many have been wondering when Netflix […]
FINALLY.. THE ROCK Has Come To YouTube!
After conquering the world of professional wrestling, crushing the silver screen at the box office and becoming the champion of social media, FINALLY.. The ROCK has come to YOUTUBE! That’s right, Dwayne Johnson builds on his superstar appeal and the millions (and millions) of hits on his Instagram and Twitter pages by launching his very own […]
SHIIFT – Promoting VR Equality
We are at the gates of a new reality at present. Virtual Reality has got its training pants on, is already crawling, and, everyone wants to grab a piece of the pioneer pie. SHIIFT is a non-profit organisation co-founded by Jenn Duong the Director of VR at 1215Creative, and, Julie Young, Producer at Emblematic Group. […]
Smile! The Emoji Movie is Coming in August 2017! 🙂
Just when you thought there were no good ideas left in Hollywood Sony Pictures has just confirmed a title and release date for its new animated feature film based on those cheeky little Emojis. Emojimovie: Express Yourself will be released in August 2017 and will see our frequently used and favourite smileys come to life […]