Monthly Archives : June 2016

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What this year’s M&A activity tells us about media and entertainment

Content is still king. With Dalian Wanda Group’s $3.5 billion acquisition of Legendary Entertainment in January, this year’s media and entertainment M&A activity kicked off with a bang that hasn’t slowed down. Comcast’s $3.8 billion acquisition of DreamWorks Animation just…

No Comments / 23 View / June 29, 2016

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The AirBar, A Sensor That Adds Touch Capability to a PC Screen

The AirBar is a sensor that adds touch capability to a PC screen. The device simply plugs into a USB port and lays at the base of a computer screen running Windows 8 or Windows 10 and allows users to…

No Comments / 580 View / June 14, 2016

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Free Now TV Movies Pass bundled with Roku Streaming Stick

Roku’s latest giveaway sees it bundling free Now TV Movies for two months with the Roku Streaming Stick. Anyone picking up the Streaming Stick for £40 between now and June 19 will be eligible for a free Now TV Movies…

No Comments / 557 View / June 13, 2016

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Euro 2016 Drinking Game: The best way to endure ITV commentary

Numb the pain of cheering on England with our UEFA Euro 2016 football drinking game, which can be played during any Euros match, but is especially dangerous during an ITV showing. Football and drinking are two of Britain’s favourite past-times,…

No Comments / 128 View / June 11, 2016

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Apple TV to get huge TVOS update: What’s new and should you buy now?

At its WWDC 2016 conference, Apple announced a new update to Apple TV’s operating system, known as TVOS. The core of the new Apple TV features aim to improve the TV experience, with added Siri functionality, Single Sign-on and plenty…

No Comments / 287 View / June 10, 2016

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Now TV Smart Box (2016): Specs and hands-on review

We go hands-on with Now TV’s new Smart Box, the set-top telly box that comes bundled with the Now TV Combo deal. Here’s our hands-on Now TV Smart Box review, including specs, connectivity, file support and UK price and release…

No Comments / 417 View / June 8, 2016

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One month with the Samsung Galaxy S7

It’s been a little over a month since I started using the Samsung Galaxy S7 as my daily driver, which I upgraded to from the Apple iPhone 6. Two completely different ecosystems, both of which I am familiar with; yet,…

No Comments / 170 View / June 7, 2016

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Microsoft just got sued $10,000 over a sneaky Windows 10 installation

Microsoft is paying for its overly aggressive Windows 10 upgrade programme Windows 10 is one of the best operating systems Microsoft has made, packing in great features such as Cortana, the superfast Edge browser and even Xbox support. The only issue?…

No Comments / 122 View / June 5, 2016

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Mozilla uses emoji to teach you the basics of encryption

Codemoji aims to introduce users to ciphers using emoji The nebulous world of online security is hard to get your head around. Many of the concepts batted across the media, and argued over in court, are said to be important,…

No Comments / 352 View / June 4, 2016

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Google’s My Activity page is your browser history turned up to 11

Google’s new opt-in history tracker gives you granular control over what it knows about you Google knows everything about you; this fact should come as no surprise at all. If you use an Android phone, it knows the last app you…

No Comments / 455 View / June 2, 2016