Tag: TV

  • Stream Steam To Your Samsung TV

    Stream Steam To Your Samsung TV

    If you have a Steam account and want to stream Steam to a TV this is now possible thanks to the new Steam Link app. There is one caveat though; streaming via the app will require a Samsung Smart TV. The app is in Beta at present and can be found in the Samsung app […]

  • Star Trek Discovery to Launch January 2017 – But When is it Set?

    Star Trek Discovery to Launch January 2017 – But When is it Set?

    As readers of the Gadget Helpline will know we have been eagerly pursuing any info or rumours surrounding the secretive new Star Trek series set for launch on CBS All Access and Netflix in 2017. Over SDCC weekend the show’s executive producer and veteran Trek writer Brian Fuller revealed a title and release date, as […]

  • Netflix Standard Subscription Price to Rise to £7.49 on July 21st

    Netflix Standard Subscription Price to Rise to £7.49 on July 21st

    Loyal Netflix UK customers who have been with the service since before 2014 have received notice that the price of a standard monthly membership will rise to £7.49 on July 21st. On a morning where Great Britain’s financial future looks bleak a £1.50 price hike is the last thing we expect you’d want to hear […]

  • BBC iPlayer V2 Closure: Will Your Freeview / Freesat TV or Set Top Box Be Affected?

    BBC iPlayer V2 Closure: Will Your Freeview / Freesat TV or Set Top Box Be Affected?

    The BBC has announced that it will be ending support for its older iPlayer software on certain Freeview and Freesat Smart/Connected TVs and Set Top Boxes from September 2016. This might mean that the service will no longer work on your device if it’s running the iPlayer version 2 (or MHEG). The only way around this […]

  • BBC iPlayer Viewers Will No Longer Be Exempt From TV Licence

    BBC iPlayer Viewers Will No Longer Be Exempt From TV Licence

    Television owners who use their set only for streaming live BBC iPlayer will soon face the same licensing fee as full time Freeview and subscription TV viewers. In a new plan unveiled by the government yesterday, it’s about to become illegal for anyone to use the Beeb’s popular internet-based on-demand service for live broadcasts without […]

  • Kids Watching More Online TV Than Traditional TV

    Kids Watching More Online TV Than Traditional TV

    The internet and on-demand viewing has finally overtaken traditional TV as youngsters’ favourite tech pastime. UK kid research organisation Childwise did a study of 2,000 subjects between the ages of five and sixteen years old and has found that average web use on smart devices for this demographic has raised to 3 hours a day, […]

  • Samsung Demonstrates 170-Inch SUHD TV (Which is Actually a Lot of Smaller TVs)

    Samsung Demonstrates 170-Inch SUHD TV (Which is Actually a Lot of Smaller TVs)

    One of last week’s CES stand outs was Samsung’s revelation of a modular TV prototype which can be built up by multiple panels for a seamless viewing experience. Despite having no plans to release the concept to the consumer market, or at least not yet anyway, Samsung took to the floor at the Las Vegas […]

  • LG Reveals Roll-up OLED Display at CES 2016

    LG Reveals Roll-up OLED Display at CES 2016

    The Consumer Electronics Show is now well under way in Las Vegas and this annual event can often be a good indicator of the ones to watch and the directions tech will take throughout the next 12 months. LG has started the show on a roll – literally, by unveiling its promised 18-inch OLED display […]

  • New Star Trek TV Series To Arrive Online In 2017

    New Star Trek TV Series To Arrive Online In 2017

    Star Trek appears to be returning to small screens, from US broadcaster CBS no less. The cult classic sci fi show is unanimously lauded for being the progenitor of modern sci fi as we know it, as well as influencing many forward thinkers and television pioneers of the 21st century. Known for wobbly sets, somewhat groundbreaking plots […]

  • Amazon Fire TV 2 Rumored To Be Arriving

    Amazon Fire TV 2 Rumored To Be Arriving

    So you might have seen us reporting on the refreshed and renewed Apple TV which was announced at Apple’s September event earlier this week. Apple’s TV box has got new touch sensitive controls and Siri support to boot. However, rival Amazon’s Fire TV has also (apparently) been scheduled for a reboot, with the product recently […]

  • New Apple TV Coming Soon

    New Apple TV Coming Soon

    Apple’s Apple TV set top box has had few updates and many many rumors of updates since the last physical product release in 2012. The media giant has always kept their Apple TV cards close to their chest, but this time around Apple is promising a much more modern ‘experience’ as the company puts it […]

  • LG Debuts New Flexible TV Screen

    LG Debuts New Flexible TV Screen

    LG are fast becoming the one to watch in what appears to be a pioneering flexible screen market. Already the manufacturer has shown off these freeform screens and flexible displays capable of being bent and rolled into shape. Now the company has shown off their next generation screens, which expand and improve on the concept. The […]